Grants and Jobs

Opportunities – Federal contracts, grants, and jobs for and in the Mariana Islands:

(Last updated – 8/22/2016)

Grants:

  • National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program – The NNF program is designated for graduate degree (masters and doctoral) programs and postgraduate training of the next generation of policy makers, researchers, and educators in the food and agricultural sciences. The purpose of this program is to develop intellectual capital to ensure the preeminence of U.S. food and agricultural systems. Closing date is October 11, 2016. For more information, go to https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/food-and-agricultural-sciences-national-needs-graduate-and-postgraduate.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Program – The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program supports coral reef management and monitoring programs and conservation projects that seek to improve the condition of coral reef ecosystem resources. Closing date is February 16, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=287067.
  • Asian American & Pacific Islanders Data Challenge – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and AAPIData.com are sponsoring a challenge to hear from the public about novel approaches to analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data about AAPIs, particularly data that are broken out by detailed origin. Selected applicants will be invited to a convening in Washington D.C. on October 7, 2016 to discuss their work. The deadline for applications is September 5, 2016. For more information, go to http://sites.ed.gov/aapi/elevate-aapi-data-challenge.
  • Marine Turtle Conservation Fund – The goal of this program is to reduce threats to marine turtles in their natural habitat. Proposals should identify specific conservation actions that have a high likelihood of creating lasting benefits. Closing date is October 2, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286874.
  • Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Research Program – The objective of this grant program is to address the needs of the fisheries and fishing communities in optimizing economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries and practices, dealing with the impacts of conservation and management measures and increasing other opportunities to use existing infrastructure to support keeping working waterfront viable US fisheries include any fishery, commercial or recreational, that is, or may be, engaged in by citizens or nationals of the United States. Closing date is December 9, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286440.
  • Climate Program Office – CPO manages competitive research programs through which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of the Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application and use of this knowledge to improve the resilience of our Nation and its partners. Closing date is October 24, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286560.
  • Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program  The purpose of this program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities. Closing date is September 22, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286394.
  • Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – This AFRI Challenge Area focuses on the priority to mitigate and adapt to climate variability and change. It supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation’s agricultural and forests to adapt to variable climates. Closing date is November 17, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285990.
  • Continuum of Care – The Continuum of Care program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts to quickly re-house homeless individuals; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. Closing date is September 14, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285539.
  • Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants – The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of funds for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services. Closing date is August 24, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284837.
  • Coastal Program – The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279630.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Tier 1 – This program funding is for the construction, renovation and maintenance of boating infrastructure facilities for transient recreational vessels at least 26 feet long that are operated, leased, rented, or chartered primarily for pleasure. Closing date is September 8, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284426.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Tier 2 – This program supports proposals to construct new boating infrastructures and facilities where none existed before, or propose to a major renovation to existing infrastructure. Applications for major renovations or projects that supplement previously-funded BIG projects are eligible to compete with applications for new awards. Closing date is September 8, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284380.
  • NOAA Restore Act Science ProgramThis funding opportunity is focused on living coastal and marine resources and their habitats and requests proposals under two program priorities for projects 1 to 3 years in duration. Closing date is September 27, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284289.
  • Tribal Wildlife Grants Program – The Tribal Wildlife Grants Program is part of a program providing wildlife conservation grants for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat and species of Tribal cultural or traditional importance, including species that are not hunted or fished. Closing date is September 2, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283451.
  • Grants for Injury Prevention and Control – This program expansion supplement will build upon the essential elements that comprise a successful Injury Control Research Center and broaden the translation and implementation of research results and outcomes of programs and policies for injury prevention and control. Closing date is September 12, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282258.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grants Program provides grant funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Eligible activities include both planning and implementation. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280580.
  • National Fish Passage Program - The National Fish Passage Program is a voluntary program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to partners to provide fish (and other aquatic organisms) passage and restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280260.
  • Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging – Grants awarded under this announcement are to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging and federally recognized Tribal organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act, as amended. These funds only become available when the President declares a National Disaster and may only be used in those areas designated in the Disaster Declaration issued by the President of the United States. Eligible SUAs and Title VI grantees should discuss all disaster applications with ACL/AoA Regional staff before submitting a formal application. Closing date is September 12, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279744.
  • Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279631.
  • Congressional Award – Established in 1979, the Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you'd like to try for the first time. There are no deadlines. Work at your own pace. Just make sure you achieve your goals by your 24th birthday. For more information, go to http://www.congressionalaward.org/index.php.

Jobs:

  • Army Reserve Unit Administrator – The U.S. Army Pacific has an opening for a Reserve Unit Administrator in Saipan. Incumbent will advise management of mission policy changes and manage various support programs. Position is open until August 23, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/447258100/.
  • Medical Technologist – The Naval Medical Command has an opening for a Medical Technologist in Guam. Incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of procedures including complex analysis and infrequently requested tests; evaluating abnormal results; and using and maintaining quality control. Position is open until August 29, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/447467100/.
  • Instructional Systems Specialist – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Instructional Systems Specialist for Special Education in Guam. Incumbent will serve as a consultant, coach, collaborator, presenter, and facilitator to support school and teacher implementation of College and Career Ready Standards for teaching and learning. Position is open until August 23, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/447082500/.
  • Educational Aide – The Department of Defense is accepting applications for an Educational Aide in Guam. Incumbent will prepare instructional material, assist teachers, and collaborate and assist the Sure Start teacher in the implementation of the Sure Start Program, among other duties. Closing date is December 21, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445282600/.
  • Store Worker – The Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense, is accepting applications for a Store Worker in Guam. Incumbent will maintain adequate stock of items. Receive supplies and equipment, and operate a computer system, among other duties. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442331700/.
  • Sales Store Checker – The Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense, is accepting applications for a Sales Store Checker in Guam. Incumbent will operate an electronic checkout system, manage change machines, assist customer and manage self-checkout registers, among other duties. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442341600/.
  • Medical Officer – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has an opening for a Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research of the identification of causes or sources of disease and disease outbreaks. Position is open until December 16, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440870300/.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor – The Department of Defense Education Activity has an opening for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Incumbent will present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom, among other related duties. Position is open until May 30, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440337800/.
  • Instructional Systems Specialist – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Instructional Systems Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will work within schools to serve as a consultant, coach, collaborator, presenter and facilitator to support school and teacher implementation of College and Career Ready Standards for teaching and learning. Position is open until October 10, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439198800/.
  • Professional Practice and Improvement Specialist – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Professional Practice and Improvement Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will work directly for the Chief, Instructional Leadership Development who is responsible for ensuring a quality education among other related duties. Position is open until October 20, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431363500/.
  • Superintendent – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for a Community Superintendent in Guam. The Community Superintendent serves as an assistant to the District Superintendent, sharing the full level of supervision for the schools in a predetermined geographical area as delegated by the Superintendent. Position is open until August 25, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/430602300/.
  • Veterinary Medical Officer – The Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a Veterinary Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will plan, organize, coordinate and adapt the full range of meat and poultry inspection operations in slaughter and/or processing establishments. Position is open until September 27, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/382487500.