BLaST

BLaST 2017-2019 Award Schedule

The BLaST Schedule 2017-2019 is here to help those applying to see the year in advance schedule of all applications we take in. We will not be able to put any funding opportunties after June 1, 2019 until we find out what the status for receiving another five years of funding. Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of our staff!

Type of Award & Award Amount

 Period of Activity

 

 Request for Proposals Announced

Application Deadline

 Estimated dates Awardees Announced

Graduate Mentoring Research Assistantship (GMRA)

ALL CAMPUSES

Academic Year + Summer (Aug-Aug)

December 4, 2017

February 5, 2018

February 26, 2018

Academic Year Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

ALL CAMPUSES

Academic Year (Aug - May)

April 3, 2018

May 28, 2018

June 26, 2018

Spring Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

ALL CAMPUSES

Spring Semester (Jan-May)

October 23, 2017

November 19, 2017

December 15, 2017

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

ALL CAMPUSES

Summer (May 14-Aug 12)

January 29, 2018

February 25, 2018

March 16, 2018

BLaST Scholarships

ONLY UAF (FAIRBANKS)

Academic Year (with potential to extend into Summer)

December 11, 2017

February 11, 2018

April 8, 2018

Faculty Pilot Project Awards

ALL CAMPUSES

Start Date: upon NIH Approval

End Date: June 30, 2019

August 25, 2017

October 15, 2017

Upon NIH Approval

Equipment Awards

ALL CAMPUSES

Aug 1 - June 30                                    

Funds must be spent (encumbered) no later than May 31

April 2, 2018

June 1, 2018

June 30, 2018

Travel Awards

ALL CAMPUSES

Ongoing

At least one month before travel is to be scheduled

Applicants notified within two weeks of submission

Ongoing