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Limited Submissions

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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.
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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Friday, October 4, 2019 - Specialized center grants to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium Clinical Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, September 13, 2019 - This FOA is to invite applications for Clinical Research Centers to build on foundational work to establish a longitudinal cohort study with the intent of identifying plausible targets for future intervention studies.
(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.
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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Moore Inventor Fellows Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - Supports early-career scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: FY 2020 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars Friday, August 30, 2019 - Program to design and implement two (2) Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars, pending the availability of FY 2020 funds.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: VentureWell Faculty Grants Thursday, August 29, 2019 - VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Thursday, August 29, 2019 - The Blavatnik Awards recognize the United States' most promising faculty-rank researchers in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Network of Modeling Centers to Improve Evidence Base for Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Prevention and Control Monday, August 19, 2019 - The purpose of this program is to support applied research that will develop, advance, and apply mathematical models to investigate the utility and impact of prevention and control strategies for seasonal and pandemic influenza, including vaccination and treatment.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Research and Translation Core Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, August 1, 2019 - This FOA requests applications for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research and Translation Core Centers. RTCCs are expected to work collaboratively with the Central Coordinating Site and serve as a national resource for the larger research community.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Critical Zone Collaborative Network Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone.
(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.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship Monday, July 1, 2019 - The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Monday, July 1, 2019 - This program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.
(OPEN) 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: Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - The Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) program provides sustained support of interdisciplinary materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering.
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.