The NDSU Development Foundation Grants and Awards Committee is accepting applications from faculty and staff for grants from four funds for the 2011 academic year. The application deadline is April 11.
The Centennial Endowment Fund can provide maximum awards of $5,000, with a total of $20,000 available. It supports professorships, scholarships, biotechnology, faculty development, libraries and cultural arts.
The NDSU Development Foundation Board of Trustees Endowment, which supports general programs across campus, can provide maximum awards of $1,000, with a total of $5,000 available.
The NDSU Development Foundation Libraries Endowment has $3,600 available. It supports requests from any academic unit on campus for materials that will enhance the collections and/or operations of university libraries.
The Gordon A. Larson Agricultural Research Fund has $14,000 available for awards. This fund has no maximum award amount and supports competitive grants for agricultural research efforts conducted at NDSU.
Faculty and staff can obtain copies of application forms for all four awards at www.ndsufoundation.com/grants.htm. The NDSU Development Foundation will notify applicants of funding decisions prior to May 27.