The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education is now accepting proposals for its 2017 grant and awards cycle. The deadline is Feb. 7, 2017.

Colleges and universities are invited to apply for grants and the proposals are reviewed by the Fund’s Board of Directors. At present the Fund awards three annual grants and three awards: the $20,000 Nuckolls Fund Grant, the $20,000 Lesley Wheel Introductory Lighting Program Grant, the $10,000 Edison Price Fellowship Grant, the $5,000 Jonas Bellovin Scholar Achievement Award, the $5,000 Jules Horton International Student Achievement Award, and the $5,000 Designer Lighting Forum of New York Student Achievement Award.

The Nuckolls Fund was established in 1988 in memory of lighting educator James Nuckolls “… to support college-level lighting programs that enable students to learn, appreciate, and apply the basics of lighting and design.”

For more information about each of the grants and awards and to download the current RFPs forms go to the Nuckolls Fund website.