Funding from Other Sources

Arctic Innovation Competition

$19,600 in cash prizes! Submit you ideas and inventions and win big. Individuals and teams of all ages may enter. There is no entry fee. Sponsored by UAF School of Management. For details, go to Submission deadline is Friday, September 19, 2014. Final competition is Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Alaska Space Grant Program

The Alaska Space Grant Program invites application from US citizens for undergraduate student scholarships. While all qualified students are encourage to apply, women and individuals from underrepresented groups and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Awards are subjust to availability of NASA funding. For more information, visit the Alaska Space Grant Program website: Deadline is September 12, 2014.

EPA Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications for Air, Climate and Energy (ACE) Centers. EPA is interested in supporting research on the development of sound science to systematically inform policy makers at the state and local levels regarding the development of innovative approaches to enable effective implementation of air pollution control strategies to achieve the greatest public health benefits by reducing exposure to harmful air pollution. More information can be found at Final deadline is September 4, 2014.

US Department of Defense

SMART (Science, Math, and Research for Transformation) scholarship competition opens soon for internships in science, technology, engineering, and math. The program pays for up to $41,000 per year in tuition, fees, stipend, books, travel, and other expenses. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2014. Visit for more details.

Global Change Student Research Grant Competition

The Global Change Student Research Grant Competition provides support to students for research related to global change with a focus on arctic and subarctic boreal regions (including, but not limited to, North America). This competition is designed to give students experience with proposal writing and the peer review system as practiced by natural and social science funding agencies. Details will be released in the early fall, and information about past competitions can be found at

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