Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

All Announcements

NSF: Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier Monday, December 10, 2018 - The Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier is a conceptualization of work in the future that will be enabled or improved by advances in intelligent technology and their synergistic integration with human skill to achieve broad participation in the workforce and improve the social, economic and environmental well-being of society.
DHHS: U.S.- Brazil Collaborative Biomedical Research Program Friday, December 7, 2018 - Research areas supported under this program include allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS and its co-morbidities; neurological disorders and stroke, and environmental health sciences.
HRSA: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning Friday, December 7, 2018 - The overall goal of RCORP-Planning is to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses in high-risk rural communities by multi-sector consortiums planning to strengthen their organizational and infrastructural capacity to address issues at the community, county, state, and/or regional levels.
Fellowship at the U.S. DOT Thursday, December 6, 2018 - You will learn to create and curate geospatial datasets related to our Nation's transportation systems that are used by government officials, researchers, and the American people. To achieve your learning objectives, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with those other U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) offices and Federal agencies that help maintain geospatial data and analytical capabilities.
Summer opportunity at Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute Thursday, December 6, 2018 - The Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute (AISI) will collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) scientists on solving problems of national and scientific interest, engage in educational and professional development opportunities, explore career opportunities at national laboratories, and interact with and present their research to ORNL's scientists.
Fellowship Opportunity at FDA Thursday, December 6, 2018 - Selected individuals will train alongside National Center for Toxicological Research investigators who conduct FDA mission-critical, translational research, that provides a scientifically sound basis for FDA regulatory decisions, and that reduces risks associated with FDA-regulated products.
L’Oréal: Women in Science fellowship program Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 75 postdoctoral women scientists nearly $4 million in grants. 
DOE: Computational Materials Sciences Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving new and renewal applications in Computational Materials Sciences with the aim of producing widely applicable, validated community codes and the associated databases for the design of functional materials.
Request for comments: Healthy People 2030 objectives Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - Healthy People focuses on critical health promotion and disease prevention topics. The program will continue to represent critical public health priorities by addressing the leading causes of morbidity and mortality and driving action at the national, state and local levels.
USDA NNF: Food and Agricultural Sciences Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Monday, December 3, 2018 - This grant program supports training students for master's and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural resource sciences; and Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries.
USDA NIFA: Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program Monday, December 3, 2018 - The BRAG program supports the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing into the environment genetically engineered organisms, including plants, microorganisms, arthropods, fish, birds, mammals and other animals excluding humans. Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant.
NIIMBL: Project Call 2.2 Monday, December 3, 2018 - National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIMBL) announces Project Call 2.2. This project call seeks proposals addressing technology and workforce needs in high priority areas identified by industry members.
FY2020 Junior and Senior Faculty Research Grants in Humanities and Arts Deadline Announced Friday, November 30, 2018 - The Willson Center for Humanities & Arts in conjunction with the Office of Research announce the FY2020 cycle for the Junior and Senior Faculty Research Grants in Humanities and Arts Program. The deadline for proposal submission is February 15, 2019. ​
NIH: Promoting Research on Music and Health Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - Proposed R21 projects can investigate how music is processed by or modifies the brain, or how it affects specific biological functions during childhood development and learning, adulthood and aging.
NIH: Small Research Grant Program Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - This program supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.
New human subjects post-approval monitoring program in 2019 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - Projects that will be assessed are identified through the IRB Portal. Post-approval monitoring will be conducted on non-exempt federally funded studies.
USDA NIFA: Specialty Crop Research Initiative Monday, November 26, 2018 - The SCRI program addresses critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic food production systems.
Georgia CTSA Data & Safety Monitoring Board Interest Survey Monday, November 26, 2018 - The Georgia CTSA is establishing a registry of clinical experts who are interested in participating in a Data Safety and Monitoring Board.
Georgia CTSA KL2-Mentored Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Program Monday, November 26, 2018 - A free two-session KL2 application workshop for KL2 applicants will be held on December 4 and December 11, 2018, from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. room 110, School of Nursing, to provide a detailed review of the application process and tips on how to put together a competitive application. Applications due March 1, 2019.
ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC: Summer 2019 Monday, November 26, 2018 - This opportunity is open to all current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry. U.S. Citizens only.
ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program accepting applications Monday, November 26, 2018 - This is a 10-week summer program that provides undergraduate students with research projects in computer science and mathematics.
L.I.V.E. undergraduate virtual career fair: Nov. 29 Monday, November 26, 2018 - Join in from 1-3 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 29th, 2018, for the L.I.V.E. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists Virtual Career Fair and discover the opportunities to participate in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships and the Community College Internships at six participating labs or facilities.
Brandon Jordan named University’s new radiation safety officer Monday, November 26, 2018 - Jordan supports research groups who use radioactive isotopes, X-rays, lasers or high magnetic fields, and he is open to any comments or improvement suggestions regarding services provided by the Office of Research Safety.
New email policy prevents sharing of health, financial data Monday, November 26, 2018 - Effective Dec. 1, stricter policies will be put in place in Office 365 to help prevent the sharing and storing of sensitive and restricted data via UGAMail and OneDrive for Business.
Limited Submission: Art Works Monday, November 26, 2018 - Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program. Through project-based funding, we support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. Projects may be large or small, existing or new, and may take place in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. 
Limited Submission: Moore Inventor Fellows Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fourth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. The Moore Inventor Fellows program focuses on supporting scientist-inventors at a critical stage of research to capture opportunities that otherwise might be missed. They seek to provide freedom and support to promising inventors with the most compelling ideas to pursue creative work.
Limited Submission: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)(T32) Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) provides support to eligible, domestic institutions to develop and implement effective, evidence-based approaches to biomedical training and mentoring that will keep pace with the rapid evolution of the research enterprise.
Georgia CTSA: Community-University Research Partnerships Pilot Grant Friday, November 9, 2018 - This Georgia CTSA program aims to support community-university research partnerships, facilitate community input into university research, and build community capacity to conduct health research that is responsive and relevant to the health needs of the community.
Limited Submission: Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) Friday, November 9, 2018 - Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) is a mid-scale infrastructure program in the Division of Materials Research (DMR) designed to accelerate advances in materials research. The 2019 MIP focuses on the convergence of materials research with biological sciences for developing new materials.
Limited Submission: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC) Friday, November 9, 2018 - The Data Science Corps is one of the components of the HDR ecosystem, focusing on building capacity for harnessing the data revolution at the local, state, national, and international levels to help unleash the power of data in the service of science and society. The Data Science Corps will provide practical experiences, teach new skills, and offer teaching opportunities, in a variety of settings, to data scientists and data science students.
RW Johnson Foundation: Health Policy Research Scholars Thursday, November 8, 2018 - The four-year leadership program is for full-time doctoral students from disciplines that have a direct impact on health policy such as economics, sociology, public health and political science. RWJF is looking for organizations that are aligned with the vision and goals of Health Policy Research Scholars, and that have experience developing and/or mentoring doctoral students from diverse backgrounds.
FY2020 Junior Faculty Seed Grants in STEM Deadline Announced Thursday, November 8, 2018 - The Office of Research announces the FY2020 cycle for the Junior Faculty Seed Grants in STEM. The deadline for proposal submission is February 15, 2019. ​ ​Note that an earlier eligibility pre-certification deadline applies for applicants who have existing extramural funding at the time of application. Details can be found in the guidelines.
Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant opportunities are still open for seven challenges under Round 22.
Visiting Faculty Program Program Summer 2019 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - The Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community in order to expand the workforce vital to the Department of Energy (DOE) mission areas.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program Summer 2019 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating Department of Energy laboratories/facilities.
Nuclear Power: A Safe Future – Undergraduate Scholarship Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Undergraduate students are invited to participate in the “Nuclear Power: A Safe Future” competition. For the opportunity to earn a $5,000, $3,000, or $1,000 scholarship, undergraduates are asked to identify a potential future threat to nuclear power plant safety and propose a plan to mitigate it.
AUTM & NCET2: Pitch and Play Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - The business plan competition allows academic-affiliated start-up companies to pitch their business opportunities to a panel of seasoned venture investors in pursuit of a $10,000 cash prize.
RWJF Call for Proposals: Health Data for Action Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - The program will support innovative research that uses the available data to answer important research questions. Applicants under this Call for Proposals will write a proposal for a research study using data from one of four data providers.
Google AI Impact Challenge Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - Google believes that artificial intelligence can provide new ways of approaching problems and meaningfully improve people’s lives. That’s why they’re excited to support organizations that are using the power of AI to address social and environmental challenges. Selected organizations will receive customized support to help bring their ideas to life: coaching from Google’s AI experts, Google.org grant funding from a $25M pool, credit and consulting from Google Cloud, and more.
Limited Submission: NEH Media Projects – Development and Production Grants Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Development Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. These grants enable media producers to collaborate with scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare programs for production. Grants should result in a script or treatment and should also yield a detailed plan for outreach and public engagement. Production Grants support the production and distribution of digital projects, films, television programs, radio programs, and related programs that promise to engage the public.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: NEA Big Read Thursday, October 25, 2018 - NEA Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read selection. Organizations selected to participate in NEA Big Read receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, digital resources, and promotional materials designed to support widespread community involvement.
Scholarships for Life Science and Health IT Startups Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership supports the life science and technology ecosystem by providing scholarships to startups within the Innovation Crescent region.
Varian Medical Systems: RFP on artificial intelligence in radiation oncology Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - The RFP is best suited for investigators with a solid understanding of clinical needs in radiation oncology. Multi-disciplinary teams with combined technical and clinical expertise are encouraged but not required.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Monday, October 22, 2018 - The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship Monday, October 22, 2018 - The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, 18th- or 19th-century American history, art history, museology, or any other related humanities disciplines. The fellowship, based in the APS Museum, will provide hands-on experience in curatorial work and the opportunity to pursue an independent research project, preferably one related to the collections or programs of the Society's library and museum.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure Opportunities Monday, October 22, 2018 - The National Science Foundation intends to announce two new Mid-scale Research Infrastructure opportunities in fall 2018: one to support projects with an approximate cost between $6 million and $20 million and the other to support projects with an approximate cost between $20 million and $70 million.
Call for Abstracts: Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference Friday, October 19, 2018 - Clinical and/or translational researchers working in the state of Georgia are invited to submit an abstract. Due Dec. 3, 2018.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award Thursday, October 18, 2018 - The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers. The award will facilitate the transition of talented graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments, and provide opportunities for career development activities relevant to their long-term career goals of becoming independent cancer researchers.  
Revised Human Research Protection Program policies for collaborative research Thursday, October 18, 2018 - The HRPP has issued revised policies for the Use of External Sites in Research and for research involving External Collaborating Sites.
Limited Submission: Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) Thursday, October 18, 2018 - Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports. Successful proposals typically have a comparative dimension, either between or within institutional settings that differ along these or among other factors, and they specify plans for developing interventions that promote the effectiveness of identified factors.