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Details outlined for Carthage WSGC Higher Education Incentives program grant opportunity

By

Katherine Schenk

December 07, 2017

The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) has released a solicitation for the Higher Education Incentives Program. The purpose is to invite proposals for value-added, higher education teaching/training projects related to any space or aerospace discipline. This is a seed-grant program for faculty implemented undergraduate education projects which support the most innovative ideas on how to increase the space and aerospace content of undergraduate university and college offerings.

Projects should: 

1. Have an emphasis on space sciences, aerospace engineering, or any other space-related discipline or interdisciplinary STEM field. 

2. Be intended for education and/or training of undergraduate students, with an emphasis on faculty enhancement and curriculum development in undergraduate education.

To learn more about the award amounts and program criteria, please visit the Higher Education Incentives Program page. Additional information and other funding opportunities are also available on the Sponsored Programs Funding Opportunities webpage. 

The submission deadline is Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. To apply, please register on the WSGC Account Manager webpage. Returning applicants will be required to update registration information annually. 

For those interested in applying, please note this is a tight turnaround date. Therefore, please notify your Dean as soon as able and submit draft budget to the Director of Sponsored Program for college endorsement. Additional information on Carthage’s Grant Procedures Sponsored Programs here