(6 May 2014, Boston) The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 17 2014. Grants will be awarded in December 2014 and provide one, two or three year awards between US$ 5,000 to US$ 50,000 per year for a total of US$100,000. The Elsevier Foundation accepts one-page applications from 6 May through 17 June through http://www.elsevierfoundation.org/. Forty shortlisted applications will be invited to submit full proposals by September 3.
The Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program provides grants to libraries in the developing world to improve access to scientific, technical and medical information.
The New Scholars Program supports projects that help early- to mid-career women scientists balance family responsibilities with demanding academic careers and addresses the attrition rate of talented women scientists.
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