Funding Program Announcements
These summaries of selected funding opportunity announcements with upcoming deadlines are compiled from
Grants.gov and from agency announcements.
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NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program. Deadline: 12/16/15. Synopsis: The program supports existing, high quality environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new, innovative programs, and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire the San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, and Santa Barbara Channel watersheds.
FY16 Coral Reef Conservation Program, Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grants. NOAA. Deadline: 1/6/16. Synopsis: These awards are intended to support coral reef conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems, including reefs at mesophotic depths, in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and coral-dominated banks in U.S. portions of the Gulf of Mexico.
2016 Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program - Advancing Predictive Capabilities to Evaluate Natural and Nature-based Features. NOAA. Deadline: 1/8/16. Synopsis: The overall goal of EESLR is to facilitate informed adaptation planning and coastal management decisions through a multidisciplinary research program that results in integrated models and tools of dynamic physical and biological processes capable of evaluating vulnerability and resilience under multiple SLR, inundation, and coastal management scenarios. The geographic scope of this particular EESLR funding announcement is limited to coastal regions of (1) southern California, defined as San Louis Obispo County south to the US/Mexico border, and (2) the Gulf of Mexico.
Integrating Economic Development Across the Federal Government. Economic Development Administration. Deadline: 1/13/16. Synopsis: EDA is seeking applications for a one year cooperative agreement to conduct research and analysis that results in tools for better aligning and integrating federal economic development programs.
National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Land Acquisition and Construction Program for Fiscal Year 2016. NOAA. Deadline: 1/29/16. Synopsis: NOAA anticipates approximately $1.7 million in Fiscal Year 2016 will be available to designated lead Reserve agencies or universities in coastal states for approximately 1-10 construction and acquisition projects, from approximately $20,000 to $800,000 each and with project periods typically covering 12-36 months, depending on the availability of funds.
2016 Marine Education and Training Mini Grant Program. NOAA. Deadline: 2/3/16. Synopsis: The National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting competitive applications for the 2016 Pacific Islands Region Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program. Projects are being solicited to improve communication, education, and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents, including indigenous Pacific islanders, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented groups in the region.
Advanced Processing of Electronic Components for Space (APECS). Air Force Research Lab. Deadline: 12/15/15. Synopsis: The objectives of APECS is to conduct research and development activities to explore the implementation of new monolithic devices to coalesce functionalities into a single chip or to enable to circuits and optoelectronic devices and interconnects based on the antimonides based material systems.
Complex Adaptive System Composition And Design Environment (CASCADE). DARPA. Deadline: 12/15/15 for strongly encouraged abstracts, 2/4/16 for proposals. Synopsis: The Defense Sciences Office is soliciting innovative research proposals that will enable and demonstrate new design capabilities for complex adaptive systems. Proposed research should develop and/or exploit innovative approaches in mathematical abstraction and composition for the design of dynamic, adaptive and resilient systems with unified understanding of system structures, behaviors and interactions across multiple spatiotemporal scales.
Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach, and Workforce Program. Office of Naval Research. Deadline: 12/31/16; priority given to white papers submitted by 1/31/16. Synopsis: The ONR seeks proposals for developing existing or innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. While this announcement is relevant for any stage of the STEM pipeline, funding efforts will be targeted primarily towards the future DoN (naval) STEM workforce in High Schools, all categories of Post-Secondary institutions, the STEM research enterprise, and efforts that enhance the current naval STEM workforce and its mission readiness.
Real-Time Full Spectrum Cyber Science and Technology. Office of Naval Research. Deadlne: 1/18/16 for required white papers, 4/18/16 for proposals. Synopsis: ONR is interested in receiving proposals addressing Full-Spectrum Cyber science and technology for real-time cyber-resilient systems including current and legacy Industrial Control & Combat Systems with complex and evolving software.
DSO Office-wide BAA. DARPA. Deadline: 6/2/16 for abstracts, 7/2/16 for proposals. Synopsis: This BAA solicits executive summaries, abstracts and proposals for revolutionary research efforts applicable to the Defense Sciences Office mission.
Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-wide. DARPA. Deadline: 6/10/16 for abstracts, 8/2/16 for proposals. Synopsis: DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals of interest to the I2O . I2O develops high-payoff information science and technology to provide a decisive information advantage for the U.S. and its allies.
DoD USAMRMC FY16 Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research. Deadline: 9/30/16. Synopsis: The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s mission is to provide solutions to medical problems of importance to the American Service member at home and abroad, as well as to the general public at large. This FY16 BAA is intended to solicit extramural research and development ideas.
OSERS-OSEP: Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel. Deadline: 12/8/15. Synopsis: The purposes are to help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children with disabilities; and ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in serving those children.
OSERS-OSEP: Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities—Personnel Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services. Deadline: 12/14/15. Synopsis: The purposes of this program are to help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children with disabilities; and ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge.
Institute of Education Science (IES): Special Education Research: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to support rigorous evaluations of education interventions implemented by SEAs and LEAs that have important implications for improving student education outcomes.
Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to support rigorous evaluations of education interventions implemented by SEAs and LEAs that have important implications for improving student education outcomes.
Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy: A Joint Research Funding Opportunity Announcement. DOE, USDA NIFA. Deadline: 12/11/15 for required preapplications, 2/2/2016 for applications. Synopsis: The DOE Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, and the USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture are seeking applications for genomics-based research that will lead to the improved use of biomass and plant feedstocks for the production of fuels such as ethanol or renewable chemical feedstocks.
Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation. Deadline: 12/21/15 for required concept papers, 2/8/16 for applications. Synopsis: This FOA builds on work begun in the 2015 Building America FOA. Awardees will conduct applied research, development and demonstration in real world houses of cost-effective technologies and practices that can help reduce the energy use intensity (EUI) of new single-family homes by 60% and existing single-family homes by 40%, relative to the 2010 average home EUI in each climate zone, by 2025, with a focus on reducing heating and cooling loads.
Systems Biology Enabled Research on the Roles of Microbial Communities in Carbon Cycle Processes. Deadline: 1/13/16 for required preapplications, for applications. Synopsis: Applications are solicited for: i.) systems biology studies on regulatory and metabolic networks of microbes, microbial consortia, and microbe-plant interactions involved in biogeochemical cycling of carbon, ii.) development and application of –omics approaches to investigate microbial community functional processes involved in carbon cycling in terrestrial ecosystems
FY 2016 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Department of Energy - Office of Science. Deadline: 9/30/16. Synopsis: The Office of Science announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics.
Innovative Development in Energy-Related Applied Science (IDEAS) 2015. ARPA-E. Deadline: 9/30/16 for required concept papers. Synopsis: This FOA provides a continuing opportunity for the rapid support of early-stage applied research to explore innovative new concepts with the potential for transformational and disruptive changes in energy technology.
For more NIH program announcements, see Funding Opportunities and Notices.
Alzheimer's Disease Translational Center for Disease Model Resources (U54). NIA. Deadline: 1/11/16. Synopsis: The purpose of the Center is to: develop the next generation of rodent animal models of AD; conduct extensive characterization and clinico-pathological staging of AD animal models using translatable biomarkers; develop translatable pharmacodynamic biomarkers for well validated therapeutic targets; develop and implement guidelines for standardized best practices for the rigorous preclinical testing of AD candidates; conduct preclinical testing of candidate AD therapeutics and transparent reporting.
Characterization of Mycobacterial Induced Immunity in HIV-infected and Uninfected Individuals (R21). NIAID. Deadline: 1/11/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to support hypothesis-generating research on innate and adaptive immune responses induced by mycobacterial infection, Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine (BCG), or other Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) vaccinations.
Collaborative Networks to Advance Delirium Research (R24). NIA. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: This FOA is intended to support a collaborative network to advance scientific research on the causes, mechanisms, outcomes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of delirium in older adults.
Collaborative Aging (in Place) Research Using Technology (CART) (U2C). NIH, VA. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this, Inter-Agency FOA is to develop and validate the infrastructure for rapid and effective conduct of future research utilizing technology to facilitate aging in place, with a special emphasis on people from underrepresented groups.
Aging Research on Stress and Resilience to Address Health Disparities in the United States (R01). NIA. Deadline: 1/13/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to stimulate interdisciplinary health-disparities research related to aging that considers the role that stress, stress response, and stress resilience play in differential health outcomes in priority health disparity populations in the U.S.
Pre-clinical Research Based on Existing Repurposing Tools (R21). NCATS. Deadlne: 1/13/16. Synopsis: This FOA will support rigorous, pre-clinical studies that establish the rationale for a clinical trial, where the hypothesis originates from use of a published or publicly available method for identifying new indications for existing drugs or biologics (therapeutics).
Behavioral Epigenomics of Aging in Twin Studies (U24). NIA. Deadline: 1/14/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to accelerate progress in behavioral genomics and aging via the establishment of a twin-epigenomic network that will facilitate collaboration between existing twin studies of aging, including work on the harmonization of phenotypes and (epi)genotype collection procedures as well as the development of statistical methods for the analysis and meta-analysis of data sets including genomic, epigenomic, gene expression, and behavioral phenotypic data.
Networks to Develop Priority Areas of Behavioral & Social Research (R24). NIA. Deadline: 1/14/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to provide infrastructure support for advancing development of specific high priority areas of behavioral and social research of relevance to aging.
HIV-infected Adolescents: Transitioning from the Pediatric to the Adult Care Setting (R01) (R21). NICHD. Deadline: 1/14/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to solicit applications on transition of HIV-infected youth to adult care with the goal of developing an evidence base to support guidelines applicable to low, middle, and high income countries.
Novel Genomic Technology Development (R01) (R21). NHGRI. Deadline: 1/14/16, 10/31/16; 5/11/16, 1/11/17 for AIDS. Synopsis: This FOA seeks grant applications to catalyze major advances in genomics through technology development (beyond developing nucleic acid sequencing technologies).
Behavioral Interventions to Prevent HIV in Diverse Adolescent Men Who Have Sex with Men (U01). NIMHD. Deadline: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this initiative is to test behavioral HIV prevention interventions for diverse populations of adolescent (age 13-18) men who have sex with men.
NEI Audacious Goal Initiative: Discovery-based Science to Identify Factors Influencing Neural Regeneration in the Visual System (U01). Deadline: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications proposing to use discovery-based approaches to identify unknown factors critical to the regeneration of neurons, guiding their axons to targets, and making new functional connections.
Phased Innovation Award for Mechanistic Studies to Optimize Mind and Body Interventions in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics (R61/R33). NCCIH. Deadline: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to encourage the use of a phased research approach to strengthen our understanding and utilization of the underlying mechanisms and processes associated with mind and body interventions.
Innovation Award for Mechanistic Studies to Optimize Mind and Body Interventions in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics (R33). NCCIH. Deadline: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to strengthen our understanding and utilization of the underlying mechanisms and processes associated with mind and body interventions.
Pre-application: Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC): Foundational Functional Mapping of Neuroanatomy and Neurobiology of Organs (OT1). NIH. Deadlne: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The OT1 SPARC OT pre-application is the required first step in the application process for the companion OT2 FOA (RFA-RM-15-020). Potential applicants should read both FOAs.
Pre-application: Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC): Comprehensive Functional Mapping of Neuroanatomy and Neurobiology of Organs (OT1). NIH. Deadline: 1/15/16, 3/15/16, 5/16/16, 7/15/16, 9/15/16, 11/15/16. Synopsis: The OT1 SPARC OT pre-application is the required first step in the application process for the companion OT2 FOA (RFA-RM-15-018). Potential applicants should read both FOAs.
NHLBI TOPMed: Omics Phenotypes of Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders (X01). Deadline: 1/19/16. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications to use NIH-funded omics capacity to carry out studies of the genetic basis and/or omics signatures of common, complex heart, lung, and blood disorders.
Genomic Data Analysis Network: Processing Genomic Data Center (U24). NCI. Deadline: 1/27/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits applications for a Processing Genomic Data Center that will be a part of the Genomic Data Analysis Network.
Genomic Data Analysis Network: Visualization Genomic Data Center (U24). NCI. Deadline: 1/27/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits applications for a Visualization Genomic Data Center that will be a part of the Genomic Data Analysis Network.
Genomic Data Analysis Network: Specialized Genomic Data Center (U24). NCI. Deadline: 1/27/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits applications for a Specialized Genomic Data Center that will be a part of the Genomic Data Analysis Network.
BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01). NIH Deadline: 2/2/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to encourage applications that will develop and validate novel tools to facilitate the detailed analysis of complex circuits and provide insights into cellular interactions that underlie brain function.
Adaptation/Optimization of Technology (ADOPTech) to Support Social Functioning (R21). NIMH. Deadline: 2/3/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to facilitate the development and testing of new, cutting-edge technologies to enhance functioning in individuals with social impairments.
Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Lifespan II (ServASD II): Pilot Research on Services for Transition-Age Youth (R34). NIMH. Deadline: 2/3/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to support research to develop and pilot test strategies to assist transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families or caretakers in planning for and smoothly transitioning into adult functioning and adult services.
Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorders across the Lifespan II (ServASD II): Pilot Studies of Services Strategies for Adults with ASD (R34). NIMH. Deadline: 2/3/16. Synopsis: This FOA will support pilot studies to develop and test service strategies that optimize the independence and functioning of adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program Biobank (U24). NIH. Deadline: 2/4/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to provide support for a Biobank for the Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program.
NHLBI Progenitor Cell Translational Consortium (U01). Deadline: 2/8/16. Synopsis: The goal of the Consortium is to translate advances in progenitor cell biology towards application to heart, lung, and blood diseases.
NHLBI Progenitor Cell Translational Consortium Coordinating Center (U24). Deadline: 2/8/16. Synopsis: This Funding Opportunity Announcement will provide support for a Coordinating Center that will provide administrative infrastructure for the NHLBI Progenitor Cell Translational Consortium (PCTC).
Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UG3/UH3). NCI, NIBIB. Deadline: 2/9/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits applications for projects to adapt, apply, and validate existing or emerging technologies into a new generation of user-friendly, low-cost technologies for imaging, detecting, diagnosing, preventing, and/or treating cancers in humans living in LMICs.
NCI Research Specialist Award (R50). Deadline: 2/9/16. Synopsis: The Research Specialist Award is designed to encourage the development of stable research career opportunities for exceptional scientists who want to pursue research within the context of an existing cancer research program, but not serve as independent investigators.
Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA). Deadline: 2/9/16. Synopsis: The solicitation invites two types of proposals: Foundations (F): those developing or studying fundamental theories, techniques, methodologies, and technologies of broad applicability to big data problems; and Innovative Applications (IA): those developing techniques, methodologies, and technologies of key importance to a Big Data problem directly impacting at least one specific application.
Discovery/Development of Novel Therapeutics for Eukaryotic Pathogens (R21/R33). NIAID. Deadline: 2/10/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to solicit applications to support early stage translational research focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics against select eukaryotic pathogens.
Breast Cancer and the Environment Communication Research Initiative (R03) (R21). NIEHS, NCI. Deadline: 2/10/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits research projects focused on the process of effective communication of research findings about breast cancer and the environment. The ultimate goal is to provide the development, dissemination, and implementation communication-based prevention efforts to reduce the risk for breast cancer from environmental factors.
Metabolomics Data Analysis (R03). NIH. Deadline: 2/11/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to foster collaboration between bioinformaticians, metabolomics experts, and/or biomedical researchers in efforts to improve the ability to analyze metabolomics data to address biomedical questions.
Collaborative Activities to Promote Metabolomics Research (Admin Supp). NIH. Deadline: 2/15/16. Synopsis: This FOA supports supplemental funds to current NIH-funded research projects for new interactive collaborations between basic or clinical researchers and metabolomics experts to add a metabolomics approach to the existing Research Strategy for the project.
Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Risk-Associated Variants (DP3). NIDDK, NIAID. Deadline: 2/17/16. Synopsis: This FOA encourages research project grant applications for projects to characterize the genetic variations in human genomic regions that have been putatively associated with type 1 diabetes and conduct follow-up functional studies of particular genetic variants.
Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award (DP2). NIDDK, NIAID. Deadlne: 2/17/16. Synopsis: The goal is to support a small number of early stage investigators of exceptional creativity who propose bold and highly innovative new research approaches that have the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important problems in biomedical and behavioral research relevant to type 1 diabetes and its complications.
Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program Coordinating Center (U2C). NIH. Deadline: 2/17/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to provide support for a Coordinating Center for the PMI Cohort Program.
Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program Healthcare Provider Organization Enrollment Centers (UG3/UH3). NIH. Deadline: 2/17/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to provide support for centers to enroll participants from U.S. healthcare provider organizations into the PMI Cohort Program.
Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program Participant Technologies Center (U24). NIH. Deadline: 2/17/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to provide support for a Participant Technologies Center for the PMI Cohort Program.
Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research (U01). NCI. Deadline: 2/17/16, 8/16/16. Synopsis: This FOA encourages the submission of applications that propose to advance research in cancer etiology and early detection biomarkers, utilizing the advantages of the unique biorepository resources of the NCI-sponsored Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial.
BRAIN Initiative: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - New Tools and Techniques for Spatiotemporal Precision. NIH. Deadline: 2/18/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits grant applications in two areas: development and testing of novel tools and methods of neuromodulation that go beyond the existing variations on magnetic or electrical stimulation, and that represent more than an incremental advance over existing electromagnetic approaches; and optimization of existing electrical and magnetic stimulation methods.
BRAIN Initiative: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - Mechanisms and Dose/Response Relationships for Targeted CNS Effects (R01). NIH. Deadline: 2/18/16. Synopsis: The focus is to better understand how existing non-invasive neuromodulation devices affect brain circuity.
Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE): Development and Validation of Model Systems and/or Pharmacodynamic Markers to Facilitate the Discovery of Neurotherapeutics (R21/R33). NINDS, NIDA. Deadline: 2/18/16, 6/21/16, 2/21/17; standards AIDS dates. Synopsis: This FOA encourages the development and validation of: 1) animal models and human tissue ex vivo systems that recapitulate the phenotypic and physiologic characteristics of a defined neurological disorder and/or 2) clinically feasible pharmacodynamic markers for therapeutics designed to treat neurological disease.
BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01). NIH Deadline: 2/24/16. Synopsis: This FOA seeks applications for proof-of-concept testing and development of new technologies and novel approaches for large-scale recording and manipulation of neural activity to enable transformative understanding of dynamic signaling in the nervous system.
BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01). NIH Deadline: 2/24/16. Synopsis: This FOA is intended for the iterative refinement of emergent technologies and approaches that have already demonstrated their transformative potential through initial proof-of-concept testing, and are appropriate for accelerated development of hardware and software while scaling manufacturing techniques towards sustainable, broad dissemination and user-friendly incorporation into regular neuroscience practice.
Planning Grant for Emerging Epidemic Virus Research Training for West African Countries with Widespread Transmission of Ebola- Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (D71). Fogrty International Center. Deadline: 2/24/16. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications from U.S. or African research institutions to plan research training and capacity building programs focused on emerging viral epidemics in collaboration with institutions in Guinea, Liberia, and/or Sierra Leone.
Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Consequences of Inhaled Nicotine (R01). NHLBI. Deadline: 2/29/16, 5/7/16 for AIDS. Synopsis: The purpose is to stimulate mechanistic research on the pathophysiological effects of inhaled nicotine on the respiratory and cardiovascular systems in the context of non-cancer heart and lung diseases.
International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01). Fogarty International Center. Deadline: 3/2/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to provide support and protected time to advanced postdoctoral U.S. research scientists and recently-appointed U.S. junior faculty for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle-income country leading to an independently funded research career focused on global health.
Research Using Biosamples and Subjects from Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Studies –Complications (DP3). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/3/16. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for studies on the complications of type 1 diabetes using subjects and/or samples from clinical studies on type 1 diabetes.
Promoting Caregiver Health Using Self-Management (R01). NINR. Deadline: 3/3/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate research in promoting caregiver health using self-management.
Human Pancreas Procurement and Analysis Program (HPPAP) (UC4). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/3/16. Synopsis: This FOA will support the assembly of a team of investigators with combined expertise in human pancreas physiology and pathophysiology; collection, analysis and distribution of human pancreatic tissues; and analysis and integration of complex biological datasets.
Exploration of the Roles of Brown and Beige Adipose Tissue in Humans (R01). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/9/16. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications to investigate the biological functions of brown and beige adipose tissue in humans, other than heat production and maintenance of body temperature, and to explore their impact on human health.
Elucidating HIV and HIV-treatment Associated Metabolic/Endocrine Dysfunction (R01). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/9/16. Synopsis: The goal is to support innovative research in humans to elucidate the role of HIV infection, including relevant host conditions or antiretroviral therapy, on metabolic and endocrine dysfunction, as well as to support innovative research delineating the pathophysiology, etiology, risk or protective factors, and potential strategies to prevent, treat, or reverse endocrine and metabolic dysfunction in HIV-infected individuals.
Innovative Research in HIV in Kidney, Urology, and Hematology (R01). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/9/16. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for innovative research projects examining the basic and clinical aspects of HIV infection, treatment, and long-term sequelae as they relate to the mission of the Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases within NIDDK.
Studies of HIV in Digestive Diseases Limited to Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immunology and Liver Diseases (R01). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/9/16. Synopsis: The goal is to support innovative, basic and translational, nonexempt human subjects research in two areas, gastrointestinl mucosal immunology and liver disease.
Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia (Collaborative U01). NIAAA. Deadline: 3/10/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits cooperative agreements to participate in two consortia under the INIA. This FOA solicits collaborative research projects (U01) applications.
Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia Research Resource Core (U24). NIAAA. Deadline: 3/10/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits a research core application to support the consortium.
Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia Administrative Resource Core (U24). NIAAA. Deadline: 3/10/16. Synopsis: This FOA solicits an administrative core application to support the consortium.
Pediatric Diagnostic Biomarkers for Active Pulmonary TB Disease (R01). NIAID. Deadline: 3/11/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to support projects to identify and/or validate biomarkers or biomarker combinations leading to improved diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis in children, including HIV infected children.
Human Immunology Project Consortium (U19). NIH. Deadline: 3/16/16. Synopsis: This FOA on the HIPC solicits applications from single institutions, or consortia of institutions, to participate in a network of human immunology profiling research groups in the area of infectious diseases, including HIV. The purpose is to characterize human immune responses/mechanisms elicited by vaccinations, adjuvants or natural infection by capitalizing on recent advances in immune profiling technologies.
B Cell Immunology Program for HIV-1 Vaccine Development (BCIP) (R01). NIAID. Deadline: 3/17/16. Synopsis: The objective is to solicit hypothesis-driven, multidisciplinary research to elucidate the complexities and developmental plasticity of B cells associated with the induction of potent, durable, adaptive immune responses against HIV-1.
Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity in Humans. NIH. Deadline: 3/18/16. Synopsis: Six companion FOAs will establish the elements of the MoTrPAC. Clinical Centers will collect tissues such as blood, muscle, and fat from well-characterized participants engaging in physical activity. Biospecimens will be analyzed by Genomics, Epigenomics, and Transcriptomics Chemical Analysis Sites and Metabolomics and Proteomics Chemical Analysis Sites. Preclinical Animal Studies Sites will provide additional tissues that cannot be obtained from human subjects and allow for further characterization and validation of molecular transducers identified from the chemical analysis of human samples. A Bioinformatics Center will oversee data standardization, integration, and storage and will implement data sharing and computational tools for the integrated analysis of clinical and molecular data. Overall coordination will be provided by a Consortium Coordination Center.
Administrative Supplements for Complementary Health Practitioner Research Experience (Admin Supp). NCCIH. Deadline: 4/1/16, 9/1/16. Synopsis: NCCIH encourages applications for administrative supplements to NCCIH-supported awards to support complementary health practitioners in an intensive supervised clinical research experience that will lead to a better understanding of and practical experience in complementary and integrative health research.
Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01). Deadline: 4/11/16. Synopsis: The goal of this program is to support collaborative translational research projects aligned with NIH efforts to enhance the translation of basic biological discoveries into clinical applications that improve health. In order to be eligible for this program, the application must include at least one intramural scientist as Program Director/Principal Investigator or collaborator, and at least some of the research must be conducted at the NIH Clinical Center.
Psychosocial and Behavioral Mechanisms in Bariatric Surgery (R01). NIDDK. Deadline: 4/14/16. Synopsis: This FOA will support research to measure psychosocial and behavioral factors in individuals undergoing bariatric surgery to examine mechanisms of behavior change and how they relate to post-surgical success and risk.
Image-guided Drug Delivery (R01). NCI, NIBIB. Deadline: 6/21/16, 11/22/16. Synopsis: This FOA will support innovative research projects that are focused on image-guided drug delivery, including real-time image guidance, monitoring, quantitative in vivo characterizations and validation of delivery and response.
The Role of the Human Virome in Heart, Lung, and Blood Health and Resilience (R61/R33). NHLBI. Deadline: 6/24/16, 8/9/16 for AIDS. Synopsis: The purpose of this FOA is to support research to identify and evaluate the basic underlying molecular and physiological mechanisms by which the virome may influence heart, lung, and blood health and resilience.
NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50). Deadline: 9/25/16. Synopsis: NIDA supports research center grants to foster an innovative, synergistic and thematically coherent approach to drug abuse and addiction research and to enable studies that would not occur without the climate, facilities and/or interactive research resources that a research center can uniquely provide.
For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.
D.2 Leading Edge Aeronautics Research for NASA Project (LEARN3). Deadline: 12/8/15 for Step A proposals. Synopsis: This amendment to the ROA 2015 NRA seeks proposals for innovative, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional, team-based proposals of aeronautical concepts for distributed airport infrastructures and complementary air vehicles to provide efficient, safe, secure, sustainable and improved people mobility while utilizing existing small and medium airport locations in the USA.
Research Opportunities in Aeronautics - 2015. Deadline: Varies, through 3/31/16. Synopsis: Under the FY 2015 ROA NRA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate will continue solicitation of foundational and systems-level research proposals for four programs within ARMD: the Advanced Air Vehicles Program, the Airspace Operations and Safety Program, the Integrated Aviation Systems Program, and the Transformative Aeronautics Concepts Program. Detailed requirements, including Proposal Due Dates will be stated in Appendices that address individual Thrust Areas. Additional appendices will be posted as Amendments to the ROA NRA and will be published as requirements materialize throughout the year.
Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES)–2015. Deadline: Varies, through 4/30/16. Synopsis: This NRA covers all aspects of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences, including, but not limited to: theory, modeling, and analysis of SMD science data; aircraft, scientific balloon, sounding rocket, International Space Station, CubeSat and suborbital reusable launch vehicle investigations; development of experiment techniques suitable for future SMD space missions; development of concepts for future SMD space missions; development of advanced technologies relevant to SMD missions; development of techniques for and the laboratory analysis of both extraterrestrial samples returned by spacecraft, as well as terrestrial samples that support or otherwise help verify observations from SMD Earth system science missions; determination of atomic and composition parameters needed to analyze space data, as well as returned samples from the Earth or space; Earth surface observations and field campaigns that support SMD science missions; development of integrated Earth system models; development of systems for applying Earth science research data to societal needs; and development of applied information systems applicable to SMD objectives and data.
Institutes for Historical Editing. Deadline: 2/11/16. Synopsis: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to improve the training and education of historical documentary editors. The goal of the program is to both provide technical training in necessary skills and inspire documentary editors to think about how they can contribute to the advancement of the field in the 21st century.
NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects, FY2017. Deadline: 12/8/15. Synopsis: The Arts Endowment supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.
Collaborative Research Grants. Deadline: 12/9/15. Synopsis: Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years.
Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants. Deadline: 12/9/15. Synopsis: Grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions.
Next Generation Humanities PhD Grants. Deadline: 2/17/16. Synopsis: NEH hopes to assist universities in devising a new model of doctoral education, which can both transform the understanding of what it means to be a humanities scholar and promote the integration of the humanities in the public sphere. Planning Grants support universities in preparing to institute wide-ranging changes in humanities doctoral programs. Implementation Grants support universities in instituting wide-ranging changes in humanities doctoral programs.
Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Grants. Deadline: 1/13/15. Synopsis: This grant program supports projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.
Media Projects Grants. Deadline: 1/13/15. Synopsis: Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.
For more NSF program deadlines, see Active Funding Opportunities.
Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP). Deadline: 12/4/15, 5/6/16. Synopsis: The new internship initiative expands opportunities for NSF Graduate Fellows to enhance their professional development by engaging in mission related research experiences with partner agencies across the federal government. GRIP is open only to NSF Graduate Fellows, recipients of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award.
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12). Deadline: 12/7/15. Synopsis: The DRK-12 program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by PreK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.
Solar, Heliospheric, and INterplanetary Environment (SHINE). Deadline: 12/9/15. Synopsis: The solar and heliospheric research communities are dedicated to promoting enhanced understanding of, and predictive capabilities for, solar disturbances that propagate to the Earth.
Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NSF-NCS). Deadline: 12/10/15 for required letters of intent - Integrative Foundations, 1/26/16 for proposals - Integrative Foundations. Synopsis: The program will consider two classes of proposals. Integrative Foundations awards (CISE, EHR, ENG, SBE) will support projects that develop foundational advances that are deeply connected to a broad scope of important research questions in neural and cognitive systems, and have significant potential for transformative advances in one or more of the integrative thematic areas. Core+ Supplements (CISE, EHR, ENG) will provide additional support to new or existing projects in the participating directorates, to enable additional activities that will connect those projects to significant new integrative opportunities in neural and cognitive systems.
EarthCube: Enterprise Governance. Deadline: 12/14/15. Synopsis: This solicitation seeks the services of a qualified organization to provide a science support office for EarthCube governance.
EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF). Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education.
Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes). Deadline: 1/12/16 for letters of intent, 2/25/16 for proposals. Synopsis: This solicitation extends the BD Hubs network by establishing multi-institutional and multi-sector collaborations (i.e., across academia, industry, government, non-profits, etc.) focused on topics of specific interest to a given region, which build upon the capabilities and strengths of said region.
Dear Colleague Letter: Enabling US-Netherlands Collaboration for Privacy Research. NSF, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Deadline: 1/15/16 for two-page description of the proposed joint research. Synopsis: NSF and NWO encourage now submission of joint research proposals, one for US-based researchers to collaborate with Netherlands-based researchers, and one for Netherlands-based researchers to collaborate with US-based researchers.
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems. Deadline: 1/15/16 for required preliminary proposals, 8/5/16 for proposals; 4/29/16 for required letters of intent for EDGE Track, 6/1/16 for proposals for EDGE Track. Synopsis: The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) supports research aimed at understanding why organisms are structured the way they are and function as they do.
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF). Deadline: 1/19/16. Synopsis: DMREF will support activities that accelerate materials discovery and development by building the fundamental knowledge base needed to design and make materials with specific and desired functions or properties from first principles.
Exploiting Parallelism and Scalability (XPS). Deadline: 1/19/16. Synopsis: The program aims to support groundbreaking research leading to a new era of parallel computing. Achieving the needed breakthroughs will require a collaborative effort among researchers representing all areas and will be built on new concepts, theories, and foundational principles.
Dear Colleague Letter: Germination of Research Ideas for Large Opportunities and Critical Societal Needs (GERMINATION). Deadline: 1/19/16. Synopsis: NSF seeks EAGER proposals with exploratory ideas to design learning frameworks, platforms and/or environments to enable participants to conceive research ideas and questions with potentially transformative outcomes.
Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP). Deadline: 1/22/16. Synopsis: FRHTP are designed to enhance significant breakthroughs at an intellectual frontier of physics by providing resources beyond those available to individual investigators. The specific hub topics for this solicitation are: 1. Quantum Information Science (QIS); 2. Theoretical Nuclear Physics (TNP).
Division of Environmental Biology (DEB). Deadline: 1/25/16 for required preliminary proposals, 8/2/16 for proposals. Synopsis: DEB supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems.
Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB). Deadline 1/25/16 for required preliminary proposals, 8/2/16 for proposals. Synopsis: The LTREB Program supports the generation of extended time series of data to address important questions in evolutionary biology, ecology, and ecosystem science.
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) - New Site Competition. Deadline: 2/1/16 for required preliminary proposals, 8/2/16 for proposals. Synopsis: NSF invites proposals to establish three new LTER sites. Research at LTER sites must test important, current ecological theories and significantly advance understanding of the long-term dynamics of populations, communities and ecosystems. Research proposals should address questions in one of two broad ecosystems: Arid/semi-arid ecosystems and Ocean/coastal ocean ecosystems.
Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME). Deadline: 2/16/16. Synopsis: The MME program supports fundamental research that enables the development of new and/or improved manufacturing machines and equipment, and optimization of their use, with a particular focus on equipment appropriate for the manufacture of mechanical and electromechanical devices, products, and systems.
Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR). Deadline: 2/29/16. Synopsis: The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study.
Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Research Advances in Smart and Connected Communities. Deadline: 3/1/16. Synopsis: NSF aims to accelerate fundamental understanding and stimulate basic research on frameworks that integrate and operate on data from multiple sources and at multiple temporal and spatial scales, new sociotechnical systems that are interconnected and interdependent, and new technologies for innovative applications and services to enable more livable, workable, sustainable, and connected communities.
Dimensions of Biodiversity. Deadline: 3/17/16. Synopsis: This campaign promotes novel integrative approaches to fill the most substantial gaps in our understanding of the diversity of life on Earth. The Dimensions of Biodiversity program again includes partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil in fiscal year 2016.
Regional Energy Innovation Clusters. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 12/15/15. Synopsis: The purpose of this solicitation is to fund “Applied Research and Development” and “Market Facilitation” projects that support the development and commercialization of promising new energy innovations that can provide benefits to electric ratepayers in Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric service territories. Regional Energy Innovation Clusters will provide and coordinate key services, assistance, resources, and infrastructure needed by entrepreneurs and researchers in the region to successfully bring to market energy innovations that can benefit IOU electric ratepayers.
Connecting Emerging Energy Technologies and Strategies to Market Needs and Opportunities. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 12/15/15. Synopsis: The purpose of this RFP is to select a contractor to provide market intelligence, analysis, and expertise to support the commercial success of emerging energy technologies and strategies that can provide benefits to electric ratepayers in California’s Investor-owned Utility service territories.
Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (SEED) Initiative. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 12/15/15. Synopsis: The purpose of this RFP is to select one contractor to develop and implement the SEED Initiative. The SEED Initiative will support the early development of promising new energy concepts that can provide benefits to electric ratepayers in Pacific Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric service territories.
Research Roadmap for Advancing Technologies in California’s Industrial, Agricultural, and Water Sectors. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this RFP ) is to select a contractor to work with Energy Commission staff to develop a research roadmap that identifies, describes and prioritizes research, development, demonstration and deployment gaps for technology advancements that benefit electric ratepayers in the industrial, agricultural, and water sectors.
Research Roadmap for Integrating High-Penetrations of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to select a contractor to work with Energy Commission staff to develop a research roadmap that identifies, describes and prioritizes research, development, demonstration and deployment gaps that needed to be addressed to integrate high-penetrations of renewable and distributed energy resources into California’s electricity grid.
Research Roadmap for Getting to Zero Net Energy Buildings. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 1/12/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to select a contractor to work with Energy Commission staff to develop a research roadmap that identifies, describes and prioritizes research, development, demonstration and deployment gaps that needs to be addressed to achieve the state’s goals for Zero-Net Energy (ZNE) buildings – in California’s Investor-Owned Utility service territories – in a safe, equitable and cost-beneficial manner.
Partnering Opportunity for Discovery Stage Research Projects: The Inception Awards (DISC 1). California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Deadline: 1/15/16. Synopsis: The Inception Awards (DISC 1) will provide seed funding to support the exploration of transformational ideas that hold the potential to greatly impact the field of human stem cell research, but that require the generation of additional data to be competitive for larger funding opportunities through CIRM or other sources.
Advancing Water and Energy Efficient Strategies and Technologies in California. California Energy Commission. Deadline: 1/19/16. Synopsis: The purpose of this solicitation is to: a. Conduct research to identify, test, evaluate and demonstrate innovative pre-commercial technologies and strategies that will result in both water and energy savings and will overcome barriers to large scale deployment; b. Develop innovative and replicable approaches for accelerating the deployment of drought resilient strategies that minimize need for new water related energy infrastructure.
Environmental Justice Small Grant (EJ Small Grant). California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA). Deadline: 1/22/16. Synopsis: Grant applicants are asked to demonstrate in their applications how their projects will address one or more of the goals listed in the program announcement in communities that are disproportionately affected by environmental pollution or are especially sensitive to environmental pollution due to socio-economic factors.
The EPIC Challenge: Accelerating the Deployment of Advanced Energy Communities. California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA). Deadline: 2/5/16. Synopsis: The purpose is to fund a competition that will challenge project teams comprised of building developers, local governments, technology developers, researchers, utilities, and other project partners to develop innovative and replicable approaches for accelerating the deployment of Advanced Energy Communities in Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) service territories.
2016 UCLA Library Special Collections Short-term Research Fellowships. Deadline: 12/1/15. Synopsis: The program supports the use of special collections materials by visiting scholars and UCLA graduate students. Collections include materials in the humanities and social sciences, medicine, life and physical sciences, visual and performing arts, and UCLA history.
Traineeships in AIDS Prevention Studies: Postdoctoral Fellowships. Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), UCSF. Deadline: 12/1/15. Synopsis: The program trains scientists for academic and public health careers, and invites applications for two- and three-year postdoctoral fellowships in studies relating to the prevention of AIDS.
UC MEXUS Small Grants for UC Faculty. Deadline: First Monday of every month through 12/7/15. Synopsis: UC MEXUS announces a small grants competition for travel, short-term research, initial planning, or other special one-time needs related to the seed phase of projects or programs conducted by University of California researchers or research teams in the areas of: Mexico-Related Studies--All Disciplines, Latino Studies, United States-Mexican Relations, Critical U.S.-Mexico Issues, Latino and Mexican Topics in the Arts, and Collaborative Research Projects with Investigators at Mexican Institutions.
Cornelius Hopper Diversity Award Supplement (CHDAS), Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP). UCOP. Deadline: 12/8/15. Synopsis: The CHDA supplements support the training of promising individuals either from underrepresented communities and/or who wish to pursue careers in tobacco-related research focused on underserved communities.
Western Integrated Pest Management Center Competitive Grants Program. UCD. Deadline: 12/9/15. Synopsis: Center grants provide funds to complement other federal, state and private funding sources by supporting project initiation, outreach and implementation, work groups, and IPM planning document development.
UCHRI Short-Term Collaborative Research Residency, 2016-17. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: UCHRI invites proposals to use on-site institutional resources at UC Irvine. The convener must be a UC ladder rank faculty member who will be responsible for the organization and execution of the proposed project.
UCHRI Residential Research Group Fellowships. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: UCHRI invites individual applications from faculty, post-docs and graduate students across the disciplines interested in contributing to the Fall 2016 Residential Research Group on Queer Hemisphere: América Queer and the Winter 2017 Residential Research Group on Queer of Color Formations and Translocal Spaces in Europe.
UCHRI Conference Grants, 2016-17. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: UCHRI invites proposals for conferences focused on sharing scholarly research findings to be held on UC campuses or in public venues.
UCHRI Research Seminar Grants, 2016-17. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: UCHRI invites proposals for seminars to be held on UC campuses during one quarter or semester in the 2016-17 academic year.
UCHRI Multi-Campus Faculty Working Groups, 2016-17. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: The applicants / PIs must be UC ladder rank faculty members who will be responsible for the organization and execution of the proposed project.
UCHRI Multi-Campus Graduate Working Groups, 2016-17. Deadline: 12/11/15. Synopsis: UC Humanities PhD students, in conjunction with a faculty member who has agreed in advance to serve in the role of Principal Investigator (PI) are eligible.
Signatures Innovation Fellows Program. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 12/22/15. Synopsis: The Program supports innovative research by UC Berkeley faculty and researchers in the data science and software areas with a special focus on projects that hold commercial promise. All UC Berkeley ladder-rank faculty working in the areas of data science and software are eligible to apply.
UC Cancer Research Coordinating Committee Request for Proposals. Deadline: 1/21/16 for required letters of intent, 3/31/16 for proposals. Synopsis: The CRCC awards grants to: New UC faculty to initiate cancer research projects; Established investigators in other areas of research to initiate cancer research projects; Established cancer investigators to initiate cancer studies in new areas. Proposals must be submitted by a member of the Academic Senate at one of the ten UC campuses who serves as the PI for the award.
France-Berkeley Fund. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 1/29/16. Synopsis: The FBF considers projects jointly submitted by a tenured/tenure-track professor or permanent researcher at UC Berkeley or UC Davis and a professor or researcher with a permanent affiliation with a French public research institution or institution of higher learning. Grants of up to $12,000 will be awarded as seed money for new, innovative, bi-national collaborative research. Applications are welcome from all fields.
UCHRI Graduate Student Dissertation Support, 2016-17. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/11/16. Synopsis: In an effort to support diverse forms of graduate scholarship, UCHRI is offering funds previously allocated to California Studies projects in the form of a graduate student Dissertation Support Grant.
2017 NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. California Sea Grant Program, UCSD. Deadline: 2/12/16. Synopsis: The program matches highly qualified graduate students with hosts in the legislative or executive branch of the government in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship to learn about marine policy. California applicants may apply through either the California Sea Grant Program in La Jolla, or through the University of Southern California Sea Grant Program in Los Angeles.
UCHRI Digital Humanities Funding, 2016-17. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/12/16. Synopsis: These grants are intended to provide financial resources to support the development and creation of new digital humanities projects, or to provide financial resources to create or augment digital humanities components related to ongoing humanities research projects.
Residential Research Group (RRG): Topic Proposals, 2017-18. UCHRI Deadline: 2/12/16. Synopsis: UCHRI invites topic proposals for research groups to be in residence at the Institute for either Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 quarter, conditional upon available funding.
UCHRI Engaging Humanities Grants, 2016-17. Deadline: 2/12/16. Synopsis: UCHRI invites proposals for public humanities projects.
UCHRI Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshop, 2016-17. Deadline: 2/12/16. Synopsis: The grant provides financial resources to a junior faculty member to convene a workshop aimed at preparing her or his book manuscript for submission to a publisher.
Medicine & Humanities: The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship, 2016-17. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/19/16. Synopsis: UC doctoral students working on a dissertation project in the Humanities and Medicine or in the Theoretical Social Sciences and Medicine are eligible.
University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2016-17. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/19/16. Synopsis: The program provides UC faculty with fellowship support to carry out an extended research project.
Peder Sather Grant Program. UCB. Deadline: 3/1/16. Synopsis: The Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from eight Norwegian universities. Grants can support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, virtual intellectual exchanges, the undertaking of exploratory and pilot studies, activities such as PhD student exchanges, longer-term stays for Principal Investigators, the collection and analysis of data, and other core research activities. There must be at least one Principal Investigator from UC Berkeley and one from a Norwegian consortium institution. Principal Investigators from UC Berkeley must be ladder-rank faculty; no substitutions may be made.
Special Projects, Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP). UCOP. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Grants support scientific conferences or investigators to evaluate new and breaking issues in tobacco control or tobacco-related disease research. Contact a TRDRP Program Officer regarding the appropriateness of your proposal prior to submission.
Western Integrated Pest Management Center Request for Applications - Ongoing Special Issues. UC Davis. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Special issues may be requested to bring together a group of people to address emerging issues such as a new pest, water issues, development of proposals for larger grants based on documented stakeholder needs, or development of Pest Alerts. The Center will give priority to requests that are multi-state in scope. Projects must be completed within one year of funding and be single-issue oriented.
UC MEXUS Resident Scholars Program. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) offers an academic residency program for researchers, scholars and artists at critical junctures in their academic careers. Up to four concurrent residencies are available at a time. Please consult UC MEXUS to determine if any positions remain open.
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