LEADS 2025 – COVID19 Performance Fund

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The Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate School invites proposals for LEADS 2025 – COVID19 Performance Funds, that are derived from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF). Eligible applicants are NMSU faculty as well as staff in the offices of the Chancellor, the President, Academic Affairs, Student Success, Administration and Finance, and Research and Graduate School. Applicants must propose projects that address limitations caused by the COVID19 pandemic, are aligned with NMSU's LEADS 2025 goals as well as the intent of the HEERF funds.  Efforts must aim to enhance faculty and staff readiness to improve student success at NMSU. Awards will range from $50,000 and $750,000 and must be expended by June 30, 2023, with 50% of the funds to be used by June 30, 2022. The deadline to submit five-page proposals, budget and additional information is April 23, 2021. The complete announcement is available here. To access the mandatory template to be used for development of proposal click here. For more information, please send email to vpr@nmsu.edu.

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