The NDSU Development Foundation Grants and Awards Committee is accepting applications for grants from four funds for the 2013 academic year. The application deadline is March 15.
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 Trustee Endowment can provide maximum awards of $1,000, with a total of $4,500 available. It supports general programs across campus.
The NDSU Development Foundation Libraries Endowment has $3,000 available. It supports requests from any academic unit on campus for materials that will enhance the collections and/or operations of university libraries.
The NDSU Development Foundation Gordon A. Larson Agricultural Research Fund has $12,500 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 the awards at www.ndsufoundation.com/grants.htm. The foundation will notify applicants of funding decisions prior to April 30.
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