Awareness and understanding of science and technology
IEEE Foundation Issues 2018 Request for Proposals
The IEEE Foundation, the charitable arm of technology innovation organization IEEE, has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that raise awareness and understanding of science and technology and their potential to address a global challenge, including energy, cybersecurity, security, health care, and sustainability.
Twelve-month grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to projects that provide technical information at a level that can be understood by the general public; reaches a broad cross-section of society; presents, in a neutral and balanced manner, an analysis of the social benefits and costs of deploying the subject technology; and avoids advocating a particular action but encourages and enables participants to make an informed decision. In addition, projects should directly involve IEEE members, including, as appropriate, student members.
To be eligible, applicants must be a part of an IEEE organizational unit, including sections, regions, societies, affinity groups, student branches, and major boards.
See the IEEE Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.
Deadline: July 13, 2018
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