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FORWARD sets grants information session and announces awards








The FORWARD project has scheduled a grants information session on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Union Meadow room. The session will feature information about a number of FORWARD grant opportunities. For the current academic year, application due dates for these grants include:

·      course release grants – due Nov. 4
·      mentor relationship travel grants – due Jan. 13, 2012
·      leadership development grants – due Feb. 10, 2012
·      climate research grants – due March 30, 2012
·      leap research and lab renovation grants – due April 27, 2012

Request for applications will be posted on the FORWARD website ( on or before Oct. 5. Additional information about each opportunity also is available on the website. Direct inquiries may be addressed to Canan Bilen-Green at or 1‐7040.

The FORWARD project recently awarded several Leap research and Leap lab renovation grants. Three Leap research grants were awarded to Peggy Biga, assistant professor of biological sciences; Sumathy Krishnan, associate professor of mechanical engineering; and Rebecca Woods, assistant professor of human development and family science. Seventeen applications were received for these research grants; NDSU EPSCoR funded one.

Four Leap lab renovation grants were awarded to Svetlana Kilina and Erika Offerdahl, assistant professors of chemistry; Senay Simsek, assistant professor of plant sciences; and Kim Vonnahme, associate professor of animal sciences. Seven applications were received. NDSU/EPSCoR funded the lab renovation grants; the award to Simsek was co-funded with the Agricultural Experiment Station.

Applications for both grants were reviewed externally prior to the award decisions.

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