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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.  
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.
Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Program Thursday, October 18, 2018 - The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) program, a cooperative research initiative at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)—administered through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and geared toward students working in nuclear engineering and science—is now accepting applications for spring and summer 2019.
Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences using original sources. 
Epilepsy Foundation: Shark Tank Competition Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - The Epilepsy Therapy Project invites entries that represent the most innovative new ideas in epilepsy treatment and care for its eighth annual Shark Tank Competition.
Human Vaccines Project: Michelson Prize Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - The Michelson Prizes are scientific awards of $150,000 given annually to young investigators who are applying disruptive research concepts and inventive processes to advance vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global diseases.
American Chemistry Society Scholars Program Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields.
Georgia CTSA Team Science Awards of Distinction Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - The Georgia CTSA has established the Presidents’ Award of Distinction for Team Science and the Team Science Award of Distinction for Early Stage Research Teams to reward and promote excellence in multi-disciplinary research teams within the Georgia CTSA.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: U.S. Consulate Fukuoka PAS Annual Program Statement Friday, September 28, 2018 - PAS Fukuoka invites Statement of Interest (SOI) for projects that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Limited Submission: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, September 21, 2018 - SRP Center grants will support problem-based, solution-oriented research Centers that consist of multiple, integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines; as well as cores tasked with administrative (which includes research translation), data management and analysis, community engagement, research experience and training coordination, and research support functions. 
Limited Submission: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) Friday, September 21, 2018 - The goals of the ADVANCE program are (1) to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic STEM [1] careers; (2) to develop innovative and sustainable ways to promote gender equity that involve both men and women in the STEM academic workforce; and (3) to contribute to the research knowledge base on gender equity and the intersection of gender and other identities in STEM academic careers.
NSF: Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis Friday, September 21, 2018 - The OPUS program seeks to provide opportunities for mid- to later-career investigators to develop new understanding of science in the fields supported by the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) through two tracks of synthesis activities. OPUS: Mid-Career Synthesis. This track … Continued
Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Thursday, September 20, 2018 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative.
NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates Monday, September 17, 2018 - An REU activity may be funded as a standard or continuing grant (for REU Sites), as a supplement to an existing award, or as a component of a new or renewal grant or cooperative agreement.
The Duberman-Zal Fellowship Monday, September 17, 2018 - This fellowship is awarded to a graduate student, an independent scholar or an adjunct from any country doing scholarly research on the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer (LGBTQ) experience.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience Monday, September 17, 2018 - The CRCNS program supports collaborative activities that will advance the understanding of nervous system structure and function, mechanisms underlying nervous system disorders, and computational strategies used by the nervous system.
Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, September 13, 2018 - This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is designed to support highly integrated research teams of three to six PD/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of NIGMS and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators. Collaborative program teams are expected to accomplish goals that require considerable synergy and managed team interactions.
Limited Submission: Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25) Thursday, September 13, 2018 - This program will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences and Courses for Skills Development. Applications are encouraged from research-intensive institutions that propose to equip recent baccalaureate science graduates from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue Ph.D. degrees in these fields. The program provides support for extensive research experiences and well-designed courses for skills development aimed at preparing individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to complete doctoral degrees.
NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Thursday, September 13, 2018 - This grant program supports research and data-driven pilot projects designed to enhance student-athlete psychosocial well-being and mental health.
Submit your NSF BIO proposal by Sept. 28 to retain eligibility for coming year Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - Investigators who submit a proposal to SPA by Sept. 28, 2018, will be eligible to submit or re-submit another proposal to the same NSF BIO division before Oct. 1, 2019.
RW Johnson Foundation: Technology, Infrastructure and Health Monday, September 10, 2018 - RWJF is looking for projects that explore the relationship between technology, infrastructure and health and that examine how technology’s impact on infrastructure in the next five to ten years could influence our efforts to improve health equity in the United States.
RW Johnson Foundation: Beverage Consumption in Early Childhood Monday, September 10, 2018 - Healthy Eating Research, an RWJF national research program, is funding $2.1 million toward on actions and strategies to help young children consume fewer sugary drinks and more water.
RW Johnson Foundation bert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program Friday, September 7, 2018 - The program seeks outstanding mid-career health professionals, behavioral/social scientists, and others with an interest in health and health policy.
Limited Submission: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Thursday, September 6, 2018 - The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Imaging Scientists Program Thursday, September 6, 2018 - CZI seeks to support up to 10 Imaging Scientists for a five-year period who will interface between biology, microscopy hardware, and imaging software at imaging centers across the United States.
Limited Submission: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Thursday, September 6, 2018 - The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund: Annual Conservation Grants Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) is committed to saving wildlife, inspiring action and protecting the planet. The fund pairs philanthropic grants with contributions of expertise from many Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment professionals and other employees who work together to make an impact for people, wildlife and wild places.
2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
2019 Eni Awards Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - Awards encourage a better use of conventional energy sources, promote the gradual decarbonisation of the energy system through the use of renewable sources, as well as encourage research on environmental protection and to help new generations of researchers to emerge.
2018-2019 UGA Faculty Research Awards Thursday, August 30, 2018 - The Office of Research encourages the nominations of deserving scholars for the 2018-2019 UGA Faculty Research awards.
NIH Common Fund’s Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures program Monday, August 27, 2018 - The NIH Common Fund’s Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures program aims to understand the biological characteristics underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain and what makes some people susceptible and others resilient to the development of chronic pain. A2CPS … Continued
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.
Funding Discussion: Coastal Studies and Global Studies of the American South Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - Sept. 5, 2018: UGA's Willson Center for Humanities and Arts invites faculty to discuss Coastal Studies and Global Studies of the American South research projects and funding opportunities from the Center's Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.
Awards for Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanoma Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - Melanoma Research Alliance seeks to support research efforts that use AI to advance melanoma detection, prevention, diagnosis, staging and/or treatment by offering two AI-focused Established Investigator Awards and one Young Investigator Award. 
NIH: Computationally Defined Behaviors in Psychiatry Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - FOA solicits applications for research projects that will apply computational approaches to develop parametrically detailed behavioral assays across mental-health relevant domains of function.
2018-2019 UGA Postdoc and Graduate Student Research Awards Thursday, August 16, 2018 - The Office of Research encourages the nominations of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students for the 2018-2019 UGA Research Awards.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Thursday, August 16, 2018 - The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers. These awards celebrate the past accomplishments and future potential of young faculty members working in three disciplinary categories of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Every year, one nominee in each category will be named a Blavatnik Laureate and awarded $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
NIH Common Fund Glycoscience Program Friday, August 10, 2018 - The program aims to develop accessible and affordable new tools and technologies for studying carbohydrates that will allow biomedical researchers to advance understanding of the roles these complex molecules play in health and disease.
NIH: Genomic Innovator Award Friday, August 10, 2018 - This program aims to support researchers to do highly innovative work on important problems in genomics. The PD/PIs should be creative investigators, early in their careers, who are part of consortia, large research groups, or other team-science efforts.
NIH: Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Friday, August 10, 2018 - NIH participating Institutes and Centers, in coordination with the U.S. FDA, invite cooperative agreement applications to support investigator-initiated and small business research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine using adult stem cells.
NIH Common Fund’s Extracellular RNA Communication Program Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - In the final stage of the program there will be focus on development of tools and technologies to further catalyze the field of extracellular RNA communication research.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering and Information (Q-AMASE-i) Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - This program seeks to rapidly accelerate quantum materials design, synthesis, characterization and translation of fundamental materials engineering and information research for quantum devices, systems, and networks.
NSF 2026 Idea Machine Monday, August 6, 2018 - Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the NSF.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Monday, August 6, 2018 - The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT 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.
NIH: Somatic Cell Genome Editing program Thursday, July 26, 2018 - This program aims to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications by enabling a new Consortium of researchers to develop quality tools for safe and effective genome editing and provide these tools to the research community for future therapy development.
Competition for a Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - This Cooperative Institute will facilitate a long-term collaborative environment between NOAA and the recipient(s) within which broad-based exploration, research, technology development, and education and outreach capabilities that focus on NOAA's priorities for the global ocean living and non-living marine resources can be developed and sustained. 
Sony Research Award Program Monday, July 23, 2018 - This program provides funding for cutting-edge academic research and helps build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship Friday, July 20, 2018 - The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology. The program aims to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology. The goal of the program is to support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
RWJ Foundation: Systems for Action Thursday, July 19, 2018 - RWJF’s Systems for Action program is offering awards for research on how to better align the many financing and delivery systems that impact health. All proposals should include a focus on health equity, by examining how better aligning systems can ensure everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full health potential.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) Thursday, July 19, 2018 - The CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines of the three participating CISE divisions by supporting the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure that will support focused research agendas in computer and information science and engineering. This infrastructure will enable CISE researchers to advance the frontiers of CISE research. Further, through the CRI program, CISE seeks to ensure that individuals from a diverse range of academic institutions, including minority-serving and predominantly undergraduate institutions, have access to such infrastructure.