Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

Limited Submissions

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).
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.
(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.
Limited Submission: NEH Media Projects – Development and Production Grants Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Development Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. These grants enable media producers to collaborate with scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare programs for production. Grants should result in a script or treatment and should also yield a detailed plan for outreach and public engagement. 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 Thursday, October 25, 2018 - NEA Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read selection. Organizations selected to participate in NEA Big Read receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, digital resources, and promotional materials designed to support widespread community involvement.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Monday, October 22, 2018 - The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) 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: 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.  
(OPEN) 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.
(OPEN) 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.
(OPEN) 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.
(OPEN) 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.
(CLOSED) 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.
(CLOSED) 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.
(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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38) Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 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. To address the growing need for this critical component of the research workforce, this funding opportunity seeks applications from institutional programs that can provide outstanding mentored research opportunities for Resident-Investigators and foster their ability to transition to individual career development research awards. The program will support institutions to provide support for up to 2 years of research conducted by Resident-Investigators in structured programs for clinician-investigators with defined program milestones.