WElectronic grant applications: Registration requirements for non-U.S. organizations
Aron Primack of NIH’s Fogarty International Center points out that magnets for sale recent article on NIH’s move to electronic grant applications failed to mention an important registration requirement for organizations outside the U.S. This additional requirement is the NATO Commercial and Governmental Entity (NCAGE) Code, needed to get on the Central Contractor Registry.
If y magnets for sale organization does not yet have an NCAGE code, you can learn how to obtain one on the NIH Web site as well as on page 5 of the CCR Handbook.
– Posted by Alan Kotok
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11 DECEMBER 2006
Study and Internship Opportunities in Germany
The German Academic Exchange Service (known by its German acronym DAAD) funds exchange programs in Germany for science and engineering students worldwide, including those in the United States and Canada. DAAD created the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program 2 years ago; participants spend a summer studying and working in Germany. Applications for the RISE Program are now being accepted from second-year undergraduates from the United States and Canada in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering.
For details about RISE, see GrantsNet or the German Academic Exchange Service Web site. The deadline for submissions is 1 February 2007.
This year, DAAD has added a sister program to RISE, RISE-Professional, that targets scientists (and other professionals) interested in a practical international industry experience while developing contacts to enable future collaborations. DAAD is accepting applications from recent U.S. and Canadian 2006-2007graduates and current Masters and PhD students in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, and physics. RISE-Professional participants will work at a German company for 4 months. Knowledge of the German language is not necessary for either program.
For more details about RISE-Professional, see GrantsNet, or the German Academic Exchange Service Web site. The deadline for submissions is 10 January 2007.
– Posted by José Fernández
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22 NOVEMBER 2006
Science, Congress, and Food
Worth reading. This week’s Science has two articles for readers interested in scientific careers. First, an interview with retiring congressman Sherwood Boehlert (R, NY), who chaired the House Science Committee.