Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs


NIST is soliciting applications for financial assistance for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) within the following NIST Laboratory grant programs: (1) the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) Grant Program; (2) the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) Grant Program; (3) the Engineering Laboratory (EL) Grant Program; (4) the Fire Research (FR) Grant Program; (5) the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Grant Program; (6) the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) Grant Program; (7) the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Grant Program; (8) the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) Grant Program; (9) the Special Programs Office (SPO) Grant Program; (10) the Standards Coordination Office (SCO) Grant Program; (11) the International and Academic Affairs Office (IAAO) Grant Program; and (12) the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP) Grant Program.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement, Grant
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility for all programs listed in this FFO is open to all non-Federal entities. Eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, state and local governments, Indian tribes, hospitals, foreign public entities, and foreign governments. Applicants selected for awards under 15 U.S.C. § 278g-1 are encouraged, but not required, to select underrepresented minorities for participation. In addition, NIST is not able to accept an application from an individual unaffiliated with a sponsoring applicant organization.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis as they are received. See Section IV.4. in the text of the Full Announcement/FFO document. Applications may be submitted by paper or electronically through Carefully rea
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Christopher Hunton
Management and Program Analyst
Phone 301-975-5718
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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