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Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)

The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all…

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Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE)

The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach that provide individuals and families with: information as to the value of good…

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Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program

The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds for improving the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers by maintaining and expanding a national, publicly available…

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New Beginning for Tribal Students Programs (NBTS)

New Beginning for Tribal Students makes competitive grants to land-grant colleges and universities to provide identifiable support specifically targeted for Tribal students. A land-grant college or university that receives this grant…

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Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

The purpose of this program is to support research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM. NIFA intends this program to address…

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Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program (FRTEP) (formerly Extension Indian Reservation Program)

The purpose of this program is to establish an Extension presence and support Extension outreach on Federally Recognized Indian Reservations and Tribal jurisdictions of Federally-Recognized Tribes. This program seeks to continue the…

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Tribal Colleges Education Equity Grants (TCEG) Program

The TCEG program focuses on development of culturally responsive students and faculty who use students’ backgrounds and identities to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment. The purpose is to prepare students for roles in…

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Agriculture Business Innovation Center at an HBCU Institution

HBCU Agriculture Business Innovation Center refers to an administrative unit, not a brick and mortar facility. The HBCU Agriculture Business Innovation Center facilitates administration, coordination, and management of multidisciplinary…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has advanced tremendously and today promises personalized healthcare; enhanced national security; improved transportation; more effective education, and precision agriculture, to name just a few benefits. …

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Centers of Excellence at 1890 Institutions (1890 COEs)

The intent of the 1890 COEs Program is to provide support for Centers of Excellence that were originally established in 2015 in conjunction with the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act of 1890. The 1890 COEs are hosted by 1890…

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Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

The program's focus is on both the discovery, as well as on building and testing models that elucidate these principles and processes. Research proposals should focus on understanding the determinants of transmission of diseases to…

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Farm of the Future

Farm of the Future is a competitive grant program that will be implemented by USDA NIFA to establish an agricultural test bed and demonstration site. It seeks to launch this rural test bed for precision agriculture, smart automation,…

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Military REACH

The purpose of the Military REACH project is to provide policymakers, community leaders, educators, youth development professionals, and other helping professionals access to relevant and current research, training, coaching tools, and…

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Potato Breeding Research

The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for commercial production. As used herein, varietal development and…

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Agriculture Risk Management Education Partnerships Competitive Grants Program (ARME)

The purpose of the Agriculture Risk Management Education Partnerships Competitive Grants Program (ARME), Assistance Listing 10.520, is to educate agricultural producers about the full range of risk management activities. These…

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Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Program

Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC) Program for Fiscal Year 2021 supports national efforts to deliver timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or already employed in…

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Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4)

The purpose of the IR-4 program is to enable the crop protection industry to provide safe, effective, and economical crop protection products for growers and consumers of minor/specialty crops. The crop protection industry cannot…

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NSF - NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program

The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial, oomycete, fungal, plant, and invertebrate symbionts,…

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Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN)

The purpose of the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) Program is to establish a network that connects individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations to stress assistance…

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Scholarships for Students at 1890 Institutions (1890 Scholarships)

The purpose of the 1890 Scholarships Program is to provide scholarships to support recruiting, engaging, retaining, mentoring, and training of undergraduate students at the 1890 land-grant institutions, resulting in baccalaureate…

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Military Families Learning Network

The purpose of the Military Families Learning Network is to develop, utilize, and disseminate innovative and effective resources and programming that would support the professional development needs of providers in both the traditional…

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Youth Support and Internship Program (YSIP)

NIFA requests applications for the Youth Support and Internship Program (YSIP) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to support a fully developed and orchestrated national internship program that engages college students motivated to serve the…

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Sun Grant Program

The purpose of the Sun Grant Program (SGP) is to enhance national energy security through the development, distribution, and implementation of biobased energy technologies; to promote diversification in, and the environmental…

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National Food and Agricultural Sciences Teaching Extension and Research Awards (TERA)

The purpose of TERA award is to recognize and promote excellence in teaching, extension, and research in the food and agricultural sciences at a college or university.

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New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE)

The New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) Competitive Grants Program RFA for fiscal year (FY) 2019 provides funding for a cooperative agreement that contributes to “Enhancing Electronic Extension (E3)" a national web-based…

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