BLaST

BLaST 2018-2019 Award Schedule

The BLaST Schedule 2018-2019 contains our current funding opportunities. Several funding opportunities are already selected for the current year. Funding scheduled after June 1, 2019 is pending renewal status of the BLaST grant. Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 907-474-5111 or email uaf-blast@alaska.eduClick here for a pdf copy of the award schedule.

Type of Award & Award Amount 
(click on each to go to each website)

 Period of Activity

 Request for Proposals Announced

Application Deadline
DUE DATE

 Estimated dates Awardees Announced

Spring Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

ALL CAMPUSES

Spring 2019 Semester (Jan-May)

October 23, 2018

November 19, 2018

December 15, 2018

Travel Awards

ALL CAMPUSES

Ongoing

DUE At least one month before travel is to be scheduled

Applicants notified within two weeks of submission

Ongoing

BLaST Scholarships

ONLY UAF (FAIRBANKS)

 Academic Year (with potential to extend into Summer)  December 10, 2018 February 10, 2019  April 8, 2019 

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

ALL CAMPUSES

Summer (May 14-Aug 12)  January 28, 2019   February 24, 2019  March 18, 2019
 

Academic Year Undergraduate Research Experience (URE)

 ALL CAMPUSES 
 Academic Year  (Aug - May)   April 1, 2019  May 26, 2019  June 24, 2019

Equipment Awards

ALL CAMPUSES
Aug 1 - June 30 Funds must be spent (encumbered) no later than May 31 April 1, 2019 June 23, 2019 July 12, 2019

Faculty Pilot Project Awards

 ALL CAMPUSES

Start Date: upon NIH Approval

End Date: June 30, 2019
TBD TBD Upon NIH Approval