FY 14 Funded Grants and Contracts

Primary Investigator

Grant Title

Funding Agency


Amount Awarded

Michael Madden

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence 6-1-08

Department of Health & Human Services

This is a five year grant request to continue undergraduate student opportunities to participate in biomedical research



Michael Madden

MULTI-YEAR AWARD K-INBRE Summer Scholar Awards

National Institute of Health

Up to 3 students can be awarded these research scholarships. As qualified candidates are available, awards will be given. Append totals for each year. Note in Description Box.


Germaine Taggart

MULTI-YEAR AWARD FHSU Undergraduate ESOL Endorsement Project

Kansas Board of Regents

The Fort Hays State University (FHSU) Undergraduate ESOL Endorsement Project will make available an undergraduate minor in English as a Second Language (ESOL). This minor expands three existing education programs in the Department of Teacher Education.


Germaine Taggart

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Project KNOTtT 3.0: Mobilizing national educator talent

US Department of Education

subcontract from The Ohio State University



Bill Weber

Noyce STEM Teacher Leaders for Western Kansas

National Science Foundation

Provide Scholarships and professional development for STEM pre-service and in-service teachers



Gavin Buffington

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Kansas Space Grant Consortium


Ongoing funding from Kansas Space Grant Consortium



William Stark

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Data Management and support for statewide stream surveys (fishes)

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Identify and curate fish collected by KDWPT stream survey crews.



Michael Madden

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

National Center for Research Resources &National Institute of General Medical Sciences from the National Institutes of Health

Undergraduate biomedical research funding



Jolene Niernberger

CONTINUATION Foster Grandparent Program

Corporation for National & Community Service

Service opportunity for low income seniors to assist children



Jolene Niernberger

CONTINUATION Senior Companions

Corporation for National & Community Service

Service opportunity for low income seniors.


Kenneth Neuhauser

MULTI-YEAR AWARD Laser Ablation Spectroscopy for Real Time QC Monitoring of Highway Aggregate Materials

Kansas Department of Transportation

The purpose of the TPF-5(278) is to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a bulk monitoring laser ablation process designed for the purpose of characterizing the engineering properties of mineral aggregates used in highway construction.


Mike Walker

Public Health

Kansas Health Foundation

Conduct a systematic assessment of the skills, qualifications and credentials required to fill a vacated position.


Gary Brinker

Oral Health

Kansas Health Foundation

Reflective assessment of Oral Health Kansas grant.


Dennis King

Kansas Youth Suicide Prevention Website

Headquarters Counseling Center

Contract to develop a website for the Kansas Youth Suicide Project.


Leo Herrman

Kansas Youth Suicide Prevention-Exemplar Program

Headquarters Counseling Center

Provide training and support for suicide awareness and prevention.


Stan Compton


US Small Business Administration

To facilitate the successful operation of the KSCDC program


Susan Liebl

Museum Assessment Program--Community Engagement Assessment

American Alliance of Museums

Will provide funds for a 2-day workshop about high-altitude balloons and their use in classrooms.


Paul Adams

NASA Spacegrant KSGC Teacher In-Service

NASA Kansas Space Grant Consortium

Will provide funds for a 2-day workshop about high-altitude balloons and their use in classrooms.



Paul Adams


Kansas Board of Regents

Education and outreach through NGSS Teacher Workshops.



Paul Phillips

National Geographic Subgrant

Kansas State University

Funding from the National Geographic Education Foundation will support attendance and participation in Kansas Geographic Association meetings and activities.


Brittany Howell

Beef-It's What's for Dinner

Kansas Farm Bureau

Students will set up an informational display booths in the quad on campus during lunch time and will give away samples of food containing beef. Participants will be asked to vote on their favorite beef recipe and answer a few other questions about their experience at the event. The purpose it to provide education to other students, faculty and staff about beef production.



Duane Shepherd

Funding for FHSU Shooting Sports Club

NRA Foundation

Grant will provide ammunition needed for club events.



Elmer Finck

Smoky Valley Ranch Internship

Nature Conservancy

Funding for an Internship at Smoky Valley Ranch for an underprivileged individual.



Shala Mills

Campus Food and Hunger Initiative

Kansas Health Foundation

Increase education and awareness of food and hunger issues at FHSU, raise awareness of Victor E. Garden and Tiger Food Pantry.



Valerie L. Zelenka

Read4Respect Bullying Prevention

Kansas Health Foundation

This project engages elementary students in reading books that promote respect.



Elmer J. Fink

Wildlife Diversity Grant

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The project is to record movements and home range of northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) in northern Iowa.



LeAnn Brown

Management Development Center Expansion

Dane G Hansen Foundation

5 year plan to expand Management Development Center ID



Hendratta Ali

MULTI-YEAR AWARD SeisWare License Agreement


Twelve month license of SeisWare 2D/3D Seismic interpretation package, for three years


Michael Madden

KINBRE Summer Scholars

Kansas Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE)

Summer Scholars: Leiker, Martin, Nash


Michael Madden

KINBRE Undergraduate Coordinator Office

Kansas Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE)

KINBRE Undergraduate Coordinator Office



Michael Madden

KINBRE Star Trainee

Kansas Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE)

KINBRE Star Trainee: Melissa Vides



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