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a National Science Foundation Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology


The NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines provides a range of funding opportunities for faculty, scientist, and student affiliates. 

CCBM Funding Mechanisms - starts Fall 2021
Center affiliates are eligible to apply for Seed Project Awards, Research Enhancement Awards, CCBM Fellowship Awards, Travel Awards, and Training Awards. Details and application instructions are here: CCBM Funding Mechanisms

Reminder - For those who are awarded CCBM funding, cite the center grants (Phase I and II) as relevant in your papers, presentations, etc.:
NSF-CREST: Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines at the University of California, Merced (NSF-HRD-1547848 and NSF-HRD-2112675)

Funding Level
Seed Project Awards
Up to $5,000
Research Enhancement Awards
Up to $10,000
CCBM Fellowship Awards
Includes fellowships, tuition, and fees + up to $2,500 for materials/supplies/equipment
Travel Awards
Up to $1500 / limited duration
Training Awards
TBD / limited duration