Limited Submission: ORAU Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Physiology and Medicine) Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - ORAU is again privileged to provide funding to support graduate students to attend the annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. They are currently soliciting graduate student nominations in the fields of physiology and medicine to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to be held June 24 – June 29, 2018.
Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Monday, August 7, 2017 - The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers.
Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Friday, July 28, 2017 - The IGE program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based masters and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The AISL 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; and advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments.
Limited Submission: Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
Limited Submission: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Friday, July 14, 2017 - The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations. The program provides organizations with opportunities to acquire major instrumentation that supports the research and research training goals of the organization and that may be used by other researchers regionally or nationally.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science Friday, June 30, 2017 - The intent of the Investigator in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science programs is to support outstanding scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing creative new research directions, providing leadership to the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) Friday, June 30, 2017 - The intent of the Investigator in MMLS program is to help launch the research careers of outstanding junior scientists. Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of nominees’ potential for scientific accomplishment.
Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund – Annual Conservation Grants Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Recognizing that ecosystems are the basis of the planet's health, the Disney Conservation Fund provides financial support for the study of wildlife, the protection of habitats and community conservation and education. The goal is to support conservation organizations focused on long-term positive impacts for wildlife and habitats.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) Thursday, April 20, 2017 - The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Program supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program Thursday, April 13, 2017 - The Searle Scholars Program is a limited submission award program which makes grants to selected academic and research institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers.