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NIH: Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training Program Monday, June 24, 2019 - The goal 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.
RWJF: Equity-Focused Policy Research Monday, June 24, 2019 - Supporting action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to increase access to early care and education for low-income families.
RWJF: Healthy Eating Research Monday, June 24, 2019 - Supporting actionable research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security.
Moore Foundation: Diagnostic Excellence Initiative Monday, June 24, 2019 - The initiative aims to reduce harm from erroneous or delayed diagnoses, reduce costs and redundancy in the diagnostic process, improve health outcomes and save lives.
DOJ: Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, FY 2019 Friday, June 21, 2019 - This solicitation is intended to support the expansion or extension of one or more ongoing/existing longitudinal research studies that focus on delinquency and crime throughout the life-course.
USDA: WIC Special Project Innovation Grant (Cooperative Agreement) Friday, June 21, 2019 - This RFA intends to select one academic or non-profit organization to establish a USDA “WIC Special Project Innovation Grant” or WSPI.
DOE: Electric Grid of Things Friday, June 21, 2019 - The goal of this FOA is to conceive and develop scenarios, approaches, methodologies, tools, techniques and systems that maximize the bi-directional exchange of grid services while optimizing connectivity and information exchange at the grid edge to Internet of Things (IoT) interface that leads to enhanced system resilience and reliability.
NIH: NIGMS Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training Program (T32) Friday, June 21, 2019 - The goal of the Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training 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.
ED: Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research and Development Centers CFDA Number 84.305C Friday, June 21, 2019 - This program intends to provide national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, (2) education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (3) employment and wage outcomes when relevant.
Moore Foundation: Experimental Investigator Awards Thursday, June 20, 2019 - The awards support U.S. experts in experimental studies of quantum materials to pursue discovery of new emergent electronic and magnetic phenomena in materials, elucidate the origin of previously known emergent phenomena, develop new experimental techniques for probing quantum materials, or significantly improve the performance of the existing techniques.
RWJF: Building Evidence on Access to Early Care & Education for Low-Income Families Thursday, June 20, 2019 - The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to increase access to early care and education (ECE) for low-income families.
RADG Meeting Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - RADG meeting: New executive director of Sponsored Projects, export control issues and the NSF adoption of the new SciENcv.
Limited Submission: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.
Moore Investigators in Quantum Materials Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - The Moore Foundation is accepting pre-applications for experimental investigators of the Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Initiative.
NAS accepting nominations for multiple awards Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - National Academy of Sciences is accepting nominations online for multiple awards.
SciENcv Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - NSF encourages use of SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) to prepare a biographical sketch for inclusion in proposals.
Project Status Report (PSR) Training Continues Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - PSR training sessions are being held through summer and into fall.
Limited Submission: Pharmacology/ Toxicology Pre-doctoral Fellowship Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - This program provides up to two years of stipend funding to support full-time advanced students who will have completed most of their pre-thesis requirements (at least two years of study) and be engaged in thesis research as PhD candidates by the time the award is activated.
Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.
USDA: CYFAR 4-H Military Partnership Professional Development and Technical Assistance Monday, June 17, 2019 - Supporting the implementation and capacity of the 4-H Military Partnership and Outreach Support Program.
HHS: Human Dignity and Civil Rights for People with Disabilities Monday, June 17, 2019 - Seeks to fund a three-year cooperative agreement for the development, testing and dissemination of resources for the medical community to better support the rights of all individuals with ID/DD to access all forms of health care.
NIH: Undergrad Research Education Program to Enhance Diversity in the Environmental Health Sciences Monday, June 17, 2019 - Supporting educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research.
NIH: Aging, Driving and Early Detection of Dementia (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, June 17, 2019 - New research on automobile technology for signaling early signs of cognitive impairment in older drivers.
NIH: Notice of Intent to Publish the Reissuance of “Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required)” Monday, June 17, 2019 - Reissue of RFA-HL-18-031 for new applications that will support investigator-initiated clinical trials aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine using adult stem cells.
USDA: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants competition for FY 2019 Monday, June 17, 2019 - NRCS announces up to $12.5 million in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.
Limited Submission: Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice Friday, June 14, 2019 - Within the funds available for the NIJ, the Committee provides $3,000,000 for NIJ to enter into a partnership with an accredited university of higher education and/or law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice.
Limited Submission: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, June 10, 2019 - This FOA supports applications for Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs), centers of excellence in geriatrics research and research education, to increase scientific knowledge leading to better ways to maintain or restore independence in older persons. The OAIC awards are designed to develop or strengthen awardee institutions’ programs that focus on and sustain progress on a key area in aging research related to the mission of the OAIC program.
Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Monday, June 10, 2019 - The intent of this solicitation is to request proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers (SPs) within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing (HPC) program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering (S&E).
(OPEN) Limited Submission: General Education Activity in BiH (TABLA) Friday, June 7, 2019 - The goal of USAID’s TABLA Activity is to improve student outcomes in critical thinking and STEM subjects. This activity’s aim is to assist select geographical areas in integrating highquality teacher training and education into their existing infrastructure. This will be accomplished by improving teacher capacity to incorporate critical thinking and applied knowledge in STEM into classroom teaching.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: WIC Telehealth Innovations Project Friday, June 7, 2019 - In this funding cycle, the USDA anticipates awarding up to $8,500,000 in grant funding to support the implementation and evaluation of telehealth services in WIC. The majority of these funds, $5,000,000, shall be awarded as sub-grants through a competitive process to WIC State Agencies for the purpose of implementing telehealth innovations that supplement the nutrition education and breastfeeding support offered in the WIC clinic.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Support Friday, June 7, 2019 - Through this NOFO, USAID/Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is inviting Applicants to apply for the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Support Mechanism activity. The purpose of the BIFAD Support Mechanism is to enable BIFAD to make informed and relevant recommendations to USAID on new and emerging issues related to food- and agriculture-related research, capacity development, trade and extension.
DoD: New Requirements for Disclosing Current and Pending Support Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - New DoD requirements for disclosing current and pending support pertaining to grants, cooperative agreements, Technology Investment Agreements, and other non-procurement transactions for all research and research-related educational activities.
Science Award Electrochemistry Raised by Volkswagen and BASF Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Seeks to fund excellent scientific research in electrochemistry in the faculties of chemistry, physics and engineering, as well as its applications.
Limited Submission: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States.
USDA: Sun Grant Program Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The purpose of the Sun Grant Program is to enhance national energy security through the development, distribution, and implementation of biobased energy technologies; to promote diversification in, and the environmental sustainability of, agricultural production in the United States through biobased energy and product technologies; to promote economic diversification in rural areas of the United States through biobased energy and product technologies; and to enhance the efficiency of bioenergy and biomass research and development programs through improved coordination and collaboration among the Department of Agriculture; other appropriate Federal agencies (as determined by the Secretary); and Land Grant Institutions.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: National Endowment of the Arts Research Labs Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The Arts Endowment’s five-year research agenda aims to build public knowledge about the arts’ contributions to individuals and society. Through the NEA Research Labs program, we seek to extend this agenda and its impact by cultivating a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and nonarts sectors alike.
NSF: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - ITEST supports projects that engage students in technology-rich experiences that: (1) increase awareness and interest of STEM and ICT occupations; (2) motivate students to pursue appropriate education pathways to those occupations; and (3) develop STEM-specific disciplinary content knowledge and practices that promote critical thinking, reasoning, and communication skills needed for entering the STEM and ICT workforce of the future.
NIH: Research Projects in Cancer Systems Biology Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit research projects addressing challenging cancer problems using systems biology approaches.
NIH: Exploratory Clinical Neuroscience Research on Substance Use Disorders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement uses a R61/R33 Phased Innovation Award mechanism to support clinical research applications that are exploratory and developmental in nature and focus on understanding the neurobiological mechanisms underlying Substance Use Disorders, including fundamental brain function relevant to substance use.
Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Monday, June 3, 2019 - These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The 2020 Sloan Research Fellows will receive fellowships in the amount of $75,000.
Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program Monday, June 3, 2019 - The Searle Scholars Program is a limited submission award program which makes grants to selected academic and research institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance Program Thursday, May 30, 2019 - In 2016, the Arts Endowment began the Our Town Technical Assistance Pilot Program to provide select Our Town grantees with targeted technical assistance. To build upon the pilot program’s success and to further strengthen the field of creative placemaking, the Arts Endowment now plans to develop a more expansive technical assistance program. The Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance Program will serve a wider audience of both prospective applicants to and grantees of the Our Town program, as well other communities interested in undertaking creative placemaking activities. Short-term technical assistance institutes will be convened to gather experts with teams of local leaders.
Limited Submission: Exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, May 30, 2019 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to establish NIA Exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Centers. NIA's primary goal in offering this P20 funding opportunity is to incentivize innovative ideas and opportunities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD) research.
Limited Submission: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) in-service and pre-service teachers, full-time community college faculty, and university faculty and students to enhance the scientific disciplinary knowledge and capacity of the STEM teachers and/or community college faculty through participation in authentic summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers.
Limited Submission: SEC Faculty Travel Program Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. It gives faculty members from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals and conduct research.
Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Our Town Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. Through project-based funding, we support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities.
Geospatial Data Creation and Curation Fellowship at the U.S. Department of Transportation Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Join the U.S. DOT for development of new and improved national geospatial transportation products in the era of big data.
Data Management and Curation Fellowship at the National Transportation Library Thursday, May 23, 2019 - An opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in data management and data curation best practices, relating to transportation data, including aviation data produced by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics offices and funded researchers.
ORNL: Computational Science and Technology Advanced Research Studies (C-STARS) Thursday, May 23, 2019 - C-STARS participants conduct challenging computational research in areas that support ORNL missions, with current openings in software engineering, geographic information systems, and life and medical sciences database research.