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3699Environmental Protection Agency: P3 Student Design Competition for Sustainability

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  • Hilary Nixon
    Sep 30 3:49 PM
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      Dear MUP Students,

      Some of you might be interested in this competition. If so, feel free
      to contact me.

      Hilary



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      > 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
      > Planet
      >
      > 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
      > runoff).
      >
      > 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:
      > http://es.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2009/2009_p3.html
      >
      >
      >
      > 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.