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New Funding Announcements

As part of our effort to enhance the information available to our faculty, the Office of Research Development provides information regarding various external research funding opportunities. This page is updated weekly so we invite you to visit this page often. Please note: this is by no means a comprehensive list of all external funding opportunities available to faculty.

To see a list of opportunities with open deadlines, click here.

For Faculty

NSF/ENG/EEC
Full proposal due: Research Initiation Grants in Engineering Education (RIGEE)
$150,000 for 24 months
3/27/2015

NSF/ENG/ECCS
Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)
Unspecified
4/1/2015

NSF/ENG/ECCS
Energy, Power, and Adaptive Systems (EPAS)
$8,000 REU limit per student
4/1/2015

NIH/HHS/NIMH
LOI due (not required, but preferred): Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic or Translational Mental Health Research (P50)
Max $2M per year, up to 5 years
4/25/2015

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
Nomination due: AAPS Graduate Student Symposium Award in Manufacturing Science and Engineering
Up to $1,750 total
5/9/2015

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
Application due: Women's Leadership Training Grant (Women ONLY)
$5,000
5/10/2015

DOJ/OJP/NIJ
Proposal due: W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship for Research on Race, Gender, Culture, and Crime
Up to $150,000, max 12 months
5/12/2015

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Nomination: Ruane Prize for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research
$50,00 award
5/14/2015

L'Oreal USA
Application due: Women in Science Fellowships
$60,000
5/19/2015

NSF
Proposal due: Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS)
Up to $750k over three years
6/2/2015

NSF
Proposal due: Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (GRAD STUDENTS ONLY)
1. Funding for Breakthrough projects may be requested for a total of up to $500,000 for a period of up to 3 years. 2. Funding for Synergy projects may be requested for a total of $500,001 to $1,000,000 for a period of 3 to 4 years. 3. Funding may be requested for a total of $1,000,001 to $7,000,000 for a period of 4 to 5 years.
6/2/2015

NSF/MPS/DMS
Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG)
Max $500k per year for 3 to 5 years
6/2/2015

NSF/MPS/DMS
Workforce Program in the Mathematical Sciences
Unspecified
6/15/2015

DOE/OS
Full proposal: Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) Program
6/27/2015

NSF
Full Proposal: ERASynBio 2nd Joint Call for Transnational Research Projects: Building Synthetic Biology Capacity Through Innovative Transnational Projects
Unspecified
7/3/2015

NSF/GEO/EAR
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) - Track 1 only
See solicication link for full funding details
7/15/2015

NSF/SBE/BCS
Developmental and Learning Sciences (DLS)
Max $200k per year for up to 3 years
7/15/2015

NSF/BIO
Full proposal: Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR)
Unspecified
7/31/2015

NSF/BIO/DEB
Full Proposal: Opportunities for Promoting Understanding Through Synthesis (OPUS)
$125,000 up to $200,00
8/1/2015

NSF/BIO/DBI
Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI)
Unspecified
8/12/2015

NSF/SBE/SES
Political Science Program
Unspecified
8/15/2015

DOD/DARPA/DSO
Simplifying Complexity in Scientific Discovery (SIMPLEX)
Unspecified
11/6/2015

NSF
National Robotics Initiative (NRI)
See solicication link for full funding details
12/3/2015

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Two-Year Grants (Two-Year Community Action Grant )
$5,000 to $10,000 over two years
1/15/2016

NSF/CISE
Expeditions in Computing
Up to $2M for duration of five years
3/9/2016

Comcast
Comcast Technology Research & Development Fund: General Research Grants
Max $150,000
Continuous

McDonnell Foundation, James S. (JSMF); 21st Cent. Science Initiative
LOI: Studying Complex Systems - 21st Century Science Collaborative Activity Awards
Unspecified
Continuous

DOD/USAF/AFOSR
White Paper (STRONGLY suggested by sponsor): Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research BAA - Energy, Power and Propulsion (RTE) - Human Performance and Biosystems
$200-$400K per year for up to five years.
Continuous

DOC/NIST
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grants Programs - NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Grant Program
$25k-$1M per year
Continuous

DOD/NRL
White Paper (required): Broad Agency Announcement: High Performance Computing on Massively Parallel Architectures
Unspecified
Continuous

CHS Foundation
CHS Foundation Mini-Grants
Up to $1,000
Continuous

NSF
Dear Colleague Letter: NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG & MPS
Request must not exceed $25,000
Continuous

DOD/USAF/AFRL/BAA
Cyber Assurance Technologies - [White Paper required]
Individual awards will not normally exceed 36 months; amounts ranging from $100,000 to $1 million per year.
Continuous

DOD/USAF/AFORSR
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research BAA - Information, Decision and Complex Networks (RTC) - Information Operations and Security
Proposals in the range of $200,000-$400,000 are encouraged; awards may be for up to five years.
Continuous

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) Grant Program
The maximum award amount (including state and institutional funds) is equal to the student's tuition and required fees.
Varies/Continuous

For Students

NSF/CISE
(Request due) Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding
$8,000 per student per year
5/30/2015

NSF/EHR/GDE
Application due: Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) (Grad. Students ONLY)
$5,000
6/5/2015

NSF/GEO/EAR
NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF)-Graduate Students ONLY
See solicication link for full funding details
7/18/2015

Google
Application due: The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: USA (Undergrad and Grad women ONLY)
$10,000
1/15/2016

University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control (NCI Fellowships)
minimum of $50,000 annually for full-time effort, plus full benefits and paid tuition for SPH and selected short courses, books, software, travel to national meetings, shared office space and a desktop computer. The fellowship is meant for a period of 2_3 years.
Continuous; review link for specific cycle dates

Society for Technical Communication (STC)/Lone Star Community (LSC)/(North Texas Lone Star Chapter - NTLSC)
Traditional Education Scholarship (Undergraduates or Graduates ONLY)
Unspecified
Continuous

Funding opportunities with open deadlines

For Faculty

NIH
Mechanisms of Alcohol and Stimulant Co-Addiction (R21)
Up to $275,000 over two years

Alfred P. Sloan
Basic Research
Guidelines differ for proposals under $125,000 and over $125,000

Applied BioPhysics
Early Career Mini-Grants
Unspecified

CPRIT
Recruitment of Established Investigators
No limit

CPRIT
Recruitment of Rising Stars
Up to $2.5 million over four years

CPRIT
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Up to $2 million over the four years

Electric Power Research Institute
Student Program
Unspecified

Fox (Michael J.) Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Critical Challenges in Parkinson's Disease-Biomarker Development
Unspecified

National Geographic Society
Waitts Grant Program
Up to $15,000

NSF
Catalyzing New International Collaborations
Up to $67,000 for one year

NSF
Strategic Technologies for CyberInfrastructure (STCI)
Unspecified

NIST
Measurement, Science and Engineering Research Grants Program
Between $25,000 - $1,500,000 for up to five years

ONR
RFP -- Research and Development Engineering Services in the Field of Pulsed Power Plasma Physics
Unspecified

ORAU
National Energy Technology Laboratory Postgraduate Research Program
Unspecified - the awards are for one year, renewable and may not be used anytime

Wells Fargo
Environmental Grant Program- Clean Technology and Innovation Grant Program
$50,000-$150,000 per entity

NASA/SMD
Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) - In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST)
Unspecified - period minumum is 12 months, not to exceed 36 months

NSF
Thermal Transport Processes
Typical amount is $100,000 (Can range from $90,000 - $125,000)

DOE/ Office of Science (OS)
FY 2014 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program: High Energy Physics (HEP)¾Experimental Research at the Energy Frontier in High Energy Physics
Unspecified

DOE/ Office of Science (OS)
FY 2014 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program: Nuclear Physics (NP) Low Energy Nuclear Physics
Unspecified

American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Foundation (APF)
Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants
One grant up to $12,000 available

DOC/NIST
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grants Programs - Engineering Laboratory (EL) Grant Program
Unspecified; max duration is five years.

For Students

Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
AHRQ Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The amount of Fellow stipends is decided by the awarding unit, NIH, and is based on graduate status of the Fellow.