Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

All Announcements

DARPA DSO: Proposers Day Jan. 22, 2019 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is sponsoring a Proposers Day to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of an anticipated Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the Materials, Architectures and Characterization for Hypersonics (MACH) program.
New HHS Common Rule Goes into Effect Jan. 21, 2019 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 16 other federal departments and agencies have issued revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (also known as the Common Rule).
Updated Review Criterion for NIH Grants and Contracts Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - NIH has revised the instructions for applications with due dates beginning Jan. 25, 2019, to clarify the “Scientific Premise” review criterion, NOT-OD-18-228.
Comments Welcomed on Draft Report Recommending How to Reduce Administrative Burden in Research with Laboratory Animals Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - Scientists, research institutions, animal welfare advocacy groups, professional societies and the public are invited to comment on the recommendations outlined in the draft report.
USDA NIFA: National Robotics Initiative 2.0 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - The program supports four main research thrusts to advance the goal of ubiquitous collaborative robots: scalability, customizability, lower barriers to entry and societal impact.
NSF: Harnessing the Data Revolution Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - The HDR Big Idea will establish theoretical, technical and ethical frameworks that will be applied to tackle data-intensive problems in science and engineering, contributing to data-driven decision-making that impacts society.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - The program is aimed at transforming scientific and engineering research fields as well as science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education research fields by making available new capabilities, while simultaneously training early-career researchers in the development, design and construction of cutting-edge infrastructure.
Postdoctoral appointment changes with the implementation of OneUSG Connect Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Effective December 16, 2018, all postdoctoral positions will be processed and managed through UGAJobs via the “Grad/Research/Student/Temp” position type and OneUSG Connect. Office of Postdoctoral Affairs must review and approve all postdoctoral positions, postings (both direct hires and searches) and hiring proposals within UGAJobs as the Sponsored Office.
Limited Submission: Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)- NSF INCLUDES Alliances Thursday, December 13, 2018 - NSF INCLUDES Alliances: With this solicitation, NSF is introducing opportunities for successful Design and Development Launch Pilots to build upon their achievements and propose an NSF INCLUDES Alliance that has the potential to substantially broaden participation in STEM fields. Alliances will use lessons learned, promising practices, and evidence-based mechanisms from the Design and Development Launch Pilots; the science of broadening participation literature; and the research and evaluations from past and present efforts related to broadening participation in STEM. Alliances will bring together programs, people, organizations, technologies, and institutions to achieve results at scale, provide new research, and leverage NSF’s broadening participation investments.
Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 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 cyber infrastructure (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).
Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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 postdoctoral scientists, a critical stage in their careers, with grants of $60,000 each.
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.
(OPEN) 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.
(CLOSED) 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.