A collection of news items about grants, scholarships, proposal writing, and other topics compiled by Jon Harrison, Funding Center Supervisor, MSU Libraries. For more information, visit the Grants and Related Resources web page or contact Jon Harrison at email@example.com
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The Google RISE Awards is an annual grant program for organizations that promote extracurricular computer science (CS) for pre-university/secondary school/K-12 students, with a specific emphasis on girls and underrepresented minorities. The program is one of the ways Google is working to increase diversity in the tech industry and access to CS education around the world. In 2015, 37 organizations from 17 countries received RISE Awards for projects ranging from programming clubs in Johannesburg to workshops on CS and music production in San Francisco.
The Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University along with the Masters of Public Policy Program at the university announced this week creation of new fellowship programs that will provide full two-year scholarships towards a master's degree.
The fellowships will focus on Michigan policy issues, and applicants in mid-career who have worked in government or policymaking areas are encouraged to apply for the two fellowships. Under the program, the fellows will work for 20 hours a week at IPPSR, get full pay and benefits along with tuition and fees.
Those interested in the program need to indicate their interest by March 1, and need to file a normal application for admission. Information on applying is available through the university's Department of Political Science.
Friday, February 19, 2018
3 - 4:30pm
Reference Instruction Room, 1st Floor, Main Library
You will have an opportunity to review potential funding sources aligned with your research interests from foundation partners, United States government sources, and international organizations. You will also receive an overview of the proposal and budgeting process, as well as have an opportunity to discuss how to develop a management plan for research projects and how to approach funding prospects.
Bring your laptop.
Facilitators : Jon Harrison and Mary Anne Walker.
If registration is closed, send Jon Harrison an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announced Thursday its schedule of workshops for applying for its grants.
The workshops are scheduled as follows:
April 11, 10 a.m., Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint
April 12, 10 a.m., Artworks, 106 North Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids
April 13, 10 a.m., Michigan Economic Development Corporation, 300 North Washington Square, Lansing
April 26, 10 a.m., William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 1st Avenue South, Escanaba
April 28, 10 a.m., Copper County Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy Street, Hancock
April 29, 10:30 a.m., Cheboygan Area Public Library, 100 South Bailey Street, Cheboygan
Have you already started planning for your big Día Turns 20 Celebration? April 30 of 2016 marks 20 years of the celebration of Día as the connection of children and books, so the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has a funding opportunity to make the celebration even bigger!
Applications for 20 mini-grants of $2,000 are now open and available here. ALSC members in public libraries within 20 miles of a Dollar General retail or corporate location are welcome to apply. Start thinking about how your library would like to celebrate 20 years of connecting children with diverse books and apply now!
Applications are due Monday, February 22, 2016.
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. The common goals of all Día programming are to:
* Many thanks to our friends at Charlotte Mecklenburg (North Carolina) Library who have supported Dia and successfully promoted it as "Diversity in Action."
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