Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Support Graduate Students in Cybersecurity and Energy

On April 26, Representatives Deborah Ross (D-NC) and Mike Carey (R-OH) introduced legislation to protect energy infrastructure amid growing cybersecurity threats. If passed, the Energy Cybersecurity University Leadership Program Act (H.R. 7569) would create the Energy Cybersecurity University Leadership Program at the Department of Energy. Read more.

FY2023 Appropriations: Title VI-Fulbright Hays Dear Colleague Letter

Representatives David Price (D-NC) and Young Kim (R-CA) cosponsored a dear colleague letter in support of Fiscal Year 2023 funding for International Education and Foreign Language Studies programs at the Department of Education. The dear colleague letter received 100 bipartisan signatures. Read more. 

New Award Applications on Training Program for Federal TRIO

The Department of Education issued a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2022 for the Training Program for Federal TRIO Programs. The Training Program provides grants to train the staff and leadership personnel employed in, participating in, or preparing for employment in, projects funded under the Federal TRIO Programs, to improve project operation. Read more.   

Department of Energy Announces Graduate Funding for High Energy Physics

On April 28, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $10 million in funding for traineeships in computational high energy physics. This funding will support graduate student research that trains the next generation of computational scientists and engineers needed to deliver scientific discoveries. Read more. 

National Science Foundation Requests Recommendations for Membership on Advisory Committees

The National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a federal register notice this week requesting recommendations for membership on its scientific and technical federal advisory committees that typically meets twice a year to review and provide advice on program management; discuss current issues; and review and provide advice on the impact of policies, programs, and activities in the disciplines and fields encompassed by the Directorate or Office. Read more.