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ICOM Summer Research Internship Program, CAES Collaboration Program, and Grant Writing News

Boise State University and Idaho Osteopathic Medicine Summer 2023 Funding Opportunity

Boise State University and Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) are excited to announce another year of a collaborative summer research internship program that will provide funding for research supplies with a rising 2nd year osteopathic medical student. ICOM medical students will participate in a new or ongoing mentored research project with Boise State faculty and will gain valuable experiences through hands-on training that can be applied to their medical education and real-world challenges. Selected labs/projects will be paired with ICOM students interested in research. Many ICOM students already have graduate degrees and previous research experience, and you can expect them to be bright, ambitious, and hard-working. Boise State faculty can request ICOM students based on their qualifications and background.

Award Information:

  • Award Amount: $1,500 for equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Award Duration: Flexible start/end dates. 8 weeks, part-time OR 5 weeks, full-time. Preferred full-time window is early June to mid-late July

Submission Information:

  • Application: A brief description of an available internship opportunity that describes the relevance of the proposed project, mentoring and skills that can be acquired by the ICOM student during the project, and the need for funding.
  • Application Deadline: Submit applications to Cheryl Jorcyk ( Friday, February 3, 2023 for priority consideration.
  • More Information is available here. For questions email or contact Stephanie Child (ICOM) 208-795-4374;

Center for Advanced Energy Studies Collaboration Program Now Accepting Applications

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is accepting applications for CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds through February 28, 2023. This program is designed to help establish collaborative research, innovation and educational relationships between researchers at the CAES universities (Boise State University, Idaho State University and University of Idaho) and their counterparts at Idaho National Laboratory. The intention is for the collaborations to develop direct-funded proposals with CAES entities. Successful applicants will demonstrate how their proposal would enhance collaborative relationships among the CAES entities, with priority given to projects focusing on INL mission areas and CAES focus areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Energy Storage and Transfer
  • Critical Materials and Geothermal

Award Information:

Average Award: $20K-40K

Award Duration: April 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023

Submission Information:

Application Deadline: February 28, 2023 at 5pm MT

The application needs to be completed in collaboration with an INL employee. CAES Collaboration Funds will be awarded to proposals based on an internal CAES review for strategic alignment and best return on investment.

Submission Information:

For more information, visit their website or contact CAES Business Operations Lead Amy Woodard at (208)690-0595 or  with questions.

Research Development & Grant Writing Newsletter

The January 2023 issue of the Research Development & Grant Writing Newsletter is out!

This month’s Featured Articles include:

  • January 2023 Select List of Humanities, HSS, and Arts Opportunities & News
  • Recent Funding and Advocacy News in the Humanities and Arts 
  • Give a Wide Berth to Potential Plagiarism
  • Advice and Resources for Your NSF MRI Proposal
  • Seven Newly Posted DOE/SC Workforce FOAs
  • The First Response to a BAA is Often a White Paper
  • Too Much Why and Not Enough How
  • Faculty Writing Groups In the Humanities
  • Funding Rates: Actual and Real 

The Research Development and Grant Writing Newsletter is available to faculty, staff, students, and affiliates with log-in access to the Albertsons Library. This subscription is sponsored by the Division of Research and Economic Development with support from the Albertsons Library. For reference, previous newsletters are located here.