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Awards and In-Kind Services to USA Women Scientists and
Entrepreneurs for Climate Change Research and Startups

Women In Science Incentive Prize

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The Story Exchange

LOI Date:

07/31/22

Deadline Date:

10/15/22

Description:

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Awards and in-kind services to USA women scientists and entrepreneurs for research and startup projects related to climate change. A preliminary application must be submitted prior to submitting a full application. This year, the focus of the program is on women leading efforts in air quality and climate change.

The cash prize will support U.S.-based women working to find innovative, science-based solutions in the area of climate change mitigation and adaptation.  This year, the focus is on women leading efforts in air quality and climate change. 

Successful applicants will be addressing the water crisis through one of the following areas:

  • Advanced monitoring and quantification– of pollutant emissions at high spatial resolution; pollutant transport and transformation processes; innovative life cycle analysis.
  • Secondary effects – wildfires, particulate matter, extreme heat and ozone.
  • Energy: fossil alternatives, efficiency and conservation – in industrial, agriculture or urban settings; decarbonization.
  • Transformative technology for remediation, reduction or prevention – greenhouse gas emissions reduction; technology substitution; carbon sequestration; advanced materials for climate change mitigation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 197380

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$25,000

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

Recipients will be awarded $5,000 each and potential media coverage via The Story Exchange, which produces videos, articles and podcasts for entrepreneurial women.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible candidates for the Women In Science Incentive Prize will be scientists with advanced degrees in the fields of physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, environmental science or closely related fields; or entrepreneurs with advanced degrees who are creating science-based products and technology to help mitigate/reduce the impact of climate change.

Pre-Application Information:

Timetable:
- July 31, 2022: Preliminary applications are due.
- Sept. 6, 2022: Semi-finalists will be invited to submit a full application.
- Oct. 15, 2022: Full applications are due.
- December 2022: Winners will be announced.

The Story Exchange is requesting preliminary applications in advance of full applications to increase the overall quality of submissions and assist staff and judges in managing the review process. A subset of applicants will be invited to submit full applications.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://form.jotform.com/221284488790163

If you have questions, or need to amend your application, please email info@thestoryexchange.org.

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