Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

Limited Submissions

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Limited Submission: Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (R25 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - This FOA provides support to develop and implement effective, evidence-informed approaches to biomedical research education and mentoring that will keep pace with the rapid evolution of the research enterprise.
Limited Submission: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences (IUSE:GEOPAths) Monday, November 18, 2019 - Supports proposals that address the needs and opportunities related to education within the geosciences community through the formation of STEM Learning Ecosystems that engage students in the study of the Earth, its oceans, polar regions and atmosphere.
Limited Submission: Energy Frontier Research Centers Friday, November 15, 2019 - BES is soliciting proposals in four topical areas: 1) Environmental Management; 2) Quantum Information Science; 3) Microelectronics; and 4) Polymer Upcycling.
Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Monday, November 11, 2019 - This program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
(OPEN) Limited Submission: REAP Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program Monday, November 4, 2019 - This program assists rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits and providing Renewable Energy Development Assistance.
Limited Submission: NEH Media Projects – Development and Production Grants Monday, November 4, 2019 - Development Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas. 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 Friday, November 1, 2019 - The NEA Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read book.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Gerda Henkel Prize Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - Awarded to excellent and internationally acclaimed researchers who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement in the disciplines and funding areas supported by the Foundation and can be expected to continue to do so.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) Monday, October 14, 2019 - This program funds research projects that identify factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and approaches to developing those factors in all STEM fields that NSF supports.
Limited Submission: Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38) Friday, October 11, 2019 - The purpose of this program is to recruit and retain outstanding, postdoctoral-level health professionals who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as clinician-investigators.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) Friday, October 11, 2019 - Revolutionizing Engineering Departments is designed to build upon previous efforts in engineering education research.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Thursday, October 3, 2019 - The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Thursday, October 3, 2019 - The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: State Offices of Rural Health Coordination and Development Program (SORHCDP) Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - The purpose of this program is to develop and maintain activities that will build the capacity of the 50 State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) and rural stakeholders nationwide.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Mid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (MSIP) Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - This program support a variety of astronomical activities within a cost range up to $30M.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32) Monday, September 30, 2019 - The goal of this 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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Monday, September 16, 2019 - ThisProgram 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.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Friday, September 13, 2019 - The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) Friday, September 13, 2019 - This FOA is designed to support research teams of 3 to 6 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.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: FY2020 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - This program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training.
Limited Submission: Amgen Foundation Grant Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - The Foundation awards grants to local, regional, and international nonprofit organizations that are replicable, scalable and designed to have a lasting and meaningful effect in our communities. Grants should reflect Amgen's dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways.