The grants may be used to support research and development projects at colleges, universities and nonprofit institutions in the following areas: 1. Capacity and Air Traffic Control Technology; 2. Communications, Navigation and Surveillance; 3. Aviation Weather; 4. Airport Technology; 5. Aircraft Safety Technology; 6. System Security Technology; 7. Human Factors and Aviation Medicine; 8. Environment and Energy; 9. Systems Science and Operations Research; 10. Commercial Space Transportation. Discretionary funds are not currently available. Potential grantees are encouraged to contact FAA Research Technical Program Offices for sponsorship.