Dear MUP Students,
Some of you might be interested in this competition. If so, feel free
to contact me.
> Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency
> Deadline: 12/23/2008
> Title: 6th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design
> Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and
> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3
> Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research,
> develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the
> overall sustainability of human society. The P3 competition
> highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative
> projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Awards program was
> developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the
> mutual goals of economic prosperity, protection of the planet, and
> improved quality of life for its people-- people, prosperity, and
> the planet - the three pillars of sustainability. The EPA offers the
> P3 competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the
> world while moving towards the goal of sustainability.
> Categories include: 1. MATERIALS AND CHEMICALS (e.g. materials
> conservation; green engineering and green chemistry); 2. ENERGY
> (e.g., reduction in air emissions; energy conservation); 3.
> INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (e.g., technical, educational, or public
> health information related environmental decision making); 4. WATER
> (e.g., water quality, quantity, conservation, availability, and
> access); and 5. BUILT ENVIRONMENT (e.g., innovative green buildings,
> transportation and mobility strategies, and smart growth as it
> results in reduced vehicle miles traveled or reduces storm water
> All projects, regardless of category, should be student led with
> faculty involvement, as appropriate and necessary. Partnerships
> with industry or non-governmental organizations are strongly
> encouraged, particularly in Phase II.
> URL to Program Guidelines:
> This funding opportunity has been sent to you because of your
> interest in the following area(s):
> 11-28 environment
> 11-20 recycling
> If you cannot access the guidelines using the URL listed above, call
> Nancy Riley, Information Services Assistant, at 924-1305 or reply to
> this email. Please reference Funding Alert #14001.
> If you are interested in applying to this program, please contact
> your Sponsored Programs Manager, Yao-Eng Chang, at 924-1427.