Support of Advanced Coal Research at U.S. Colleges and Universities


Through its annual Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0000584, entitled ?Support of Advanced Coal Research at U.S. Colleges and Universities?, the University Coal Research (UCR) Program supports the Department of Energy?s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) mission by supporting long-term, high-risk meritorious fundamental research that advances the science of coal technologies at U.S. colleges and universities. Since its inception in FY1979, the UCR Program has maintained three objectives, to be achieved simultaneously, which are: (1) sustain a national university program of research in energy and environmental science and engineering related to coal through innovative and fundamental investigations pertinent to coal conversion and utilization; (2) to maintain and upgrade the coal research capabilities and facilities of U.S. colleges and universities; and (3) to support the education & training of our next generation of scientists and engineers.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Energy
Office: National Energy Technology Laboratory
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
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
Mary Beth J. Pearse, Grants Specialist, 412-386-4949
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $300,000.00


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