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Ship Operations of the U.S. Academic Research Fleet (ARF) Vessels

NSF

Status:

Active

June 29, 2023

Posted:

Deadline: 

January 16, 2024

Funding

50000000

Program:

Award Floor:

Ceiling:

Match Required?

No

Eligibility

All

States:

Entity Types:

Nonprofits (with 501(c)(3) status), Public & State controlled instituitons of higher education

*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research laboratories, professional societies and similar organizations located in the U.S. that are directly associated with educational or research activities. -Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) - Two- and four-year IHEs (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in the US, acting on behalf of their faculty members.Special Instructions for International Branch Campuses of US IHEs: If the proposal includes funding to be provided to an international branch campus of a US institution of higher education (including through use of subawards and consultant arrangements), the proposer must explain the benefit(s) to the project of performance at the international branch campus, and justify why the project activities cannot be performed at the US campus.

Contact

Email:

Phone:

Source Type:

Federal

The NSF Ship Operations Programprovides support for costs associated with the operation and maintenance of vessels in the U.S. Academic Research Fleet (ARF). Allowable costs include salaries and related expenses of crew members and marine operations staff; acquisition of minor or expendable equipment; maintenance, overhauls, and repairs of the vessels; insurance; and direct operating costs such as fuel, food, supplies, travel, andpilot and agent fees. Shore-side facilities and support costs are provided only to the extent that they relate directly to ship operations. Ship Operations support requests must be directly attributable to NSF-sponsored science.

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