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Funding Opportunity Number:
Aug 20, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 26, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 01, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Minerals Resources External Research Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The following are ineligible for consideration under this announcement:
Proposals from U.S. Government agencies or U.S. Government employees.
Proposals from Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC).
Proposals in which there is a real or the appearance of a conflict of interest.
The Mineral Resources Program (MRP) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering a grant and/or cooperative agreement opportunity to universities, State agencies, Tribal governments or organizations, and industry or other private sector organizations that have the ability to conduct research in topics related to non-fuel mineral resources.
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