Outreach and Education SEED Grants for Astronomy Researchers – Deadline July 31, 2009

Simple Efective Education and Dissemination (SEED) Grants for astronomy researchers avaialbe for 2009 form the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Thanks to the support of the Planck and Herschel Missions, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is offering SEED Grants for 2009 to active researchers in astronomy, astrophysics, or space science to engage in public outreach, K-14 formal education, or informal education programs or activities.

Maximum grants are $2,500; funds may be used to purchase equipment related to the proposed EPO activity, or to defray expenses associated with carrying out the activity. Given the nature of the Planck and Herschel Missions, SEED Grant proposals involving cosmology, galaxy studies, solar system investigations, and space science will be given special consideration.

Proposal submission deadline is July 31, 2009, with announcement of awards by September 15, 2009.

To learn more and to review the simple guidelines for proposals, go to:
http://www.astrosociety.org/education/grants/grants.html

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