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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.

NSF
Plant Genome Research Program
Up to $1 million
4/28/2014

NSF/CISE
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding
Up to $8,000 per student per year; up to four years
4/30/2014

DOE/EERE
Sunshot Postdoctoral Research Awards (Solar research opportunities for recent Ph.D. graduates)
Unspecified
4/30/2014

Biophysical Society
Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award (Women ONLY)
$2,000 (award presented yearly)
5/1/2014

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF)
Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grants Program for Young Scientists
$4,000 for each trip; up to 10 trips
5/2/2014

American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)
Scott Mesh Honorary Scholarship for Research in Psychology (Graduate students ONLY)
$1,500
5/8/2014

NSF/GEO/AGS
CubeSat-based Science Missions for Geospace and Atmospheric Research
Typical awards are expects to be $100,000–$300,000/year for 3 to 4 years, not to exceed a total of $900,000
5/12/2014

NSF
Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies–[LOI required]
See solicication link for full funding details
5/12/2014

NIH/HHS
Bioengineering Reaseach Partnerships (BRP) R01
Unspecified; maximum project period is five years
5/20/2014

DOD/USAF/AFOSR/BAA
Awards to Stimulate and Support Undergraduate Research Experiences (ASSURE)
Unspecified
5/23/2014

NSF
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Sites and Supplements (Full proposal due)
Unspecified
5/23/2014

NSF/ENG/EEC
Research Initiation Grants in Engineering Education (RIGEE)-[Full proposal due]
Upspecified; project duration should be 24 months
5/27/2014

NIH
Network and Infrastructure Support for Development of Interdisciplinary Aging Research (R24); ([LOI] is highly encouraged; Due 4/28/2014)
Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The award period is five years.
5/28/2014

National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG)
Addiction Fellowship
Unspecified; Applicants may request up to $85,000 per year for two fellows on one-year programs or for one fellow on a two-year program
6/3/2014

US Dept. of Education/IES/NCER
Education Research
$100,000–$1,000,000
6/4/2014

NIH/HHS
Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain Their Health and Independence in the Community (R01)
Budgets not limites; maximum period is 5 years.
6/5/2014

NIH/HHS/NIDA
Neuroimmune Signaling and Function in Substance Use Disorders (R01)
Unspecified; maximum project period is five years
6/5/2014

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Stephen D. Pisinski Memorial Scholarship
$1,500
6/7/2014

NIH
Building Evidence: Effective Palliative/End of Life Care Interventions (R01)
Application budgets are not limited
6/9/2014

NIH/HHS/NIGMS
Genomes to Natural Products (U01)-[Application due]
Projects are limited to $1,500,000 per year in direct costs but total cost cannot exceed $2,250,000 per year. The maximum period is 5 years.
6/10/2014

DOE/OS
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)
$5,000–$8,000; Research interns spend 10 weeks (summer term) or 16 weeks (semester term) at a DOE laboratory engaged in a research project under the guidance of a laboratory scientist or engineer.
6/12/2014

NIH/HHS/NIDA
Effects of Cannabis Use and Cannabinoids on the Developing Brain (R21)
Direct costs limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in allowed in any single year.
6/16/2014

NIH/HHS/NIDCD
NIDCD Research on Hearing Health Care (R21)
Maximum of $275,000 over two year with no more than $200,000 direct costs in either year.
6/16/2014

NIH/HHS/NIAID
Partnerships for Diagnostics to Address Antimicrobial Resistance of Select Bacterial Pathogens (R01)-[LOI not required]
Direct costs of up to $750,000 may be requested; along with up to $300,000 for any major equipment
6/19/2014

NIH/HHS/NINDS
High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)-[LOI (not required) due: 5/23/2014]
Average no more than $175,000 in direct costs per year, but in any given year up to $350,000 direct cost may be requested; see site for additional info.
6/23/2014

NIH/HHS/NIMH
Brain Somatic Mosaicism and its Role in Psychiatric Disorders (U01)
Unlimited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project; maximum period if five years.
6/24/2014

NSF
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE and SSI
Up to $1m over five years
6/27/2014

NSF
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP)
Varies by track
7/17/2014

Dallas Foundation
Community Impact Fund (Unrestricted)
Unspecified
8/1/2014

NIH/HHS/NIMH
Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)
Up to $350,000 annual direct cost; up to three years max.
8/3/2014

NSF/SBE/BCS
Geography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI)
Will not exceed $16,000
8/14/2014

NIH/HHS/NIDA
Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2)-[Application due]
Up to $300,000 direct costs each year for up to five years
8/18/2014

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Awards Program/Engineering Design Graphics Division (EDGD)
Schroff Participation Grant (SPG); Graduates or PhD
The grant must be used for travel, accommodations, and/or conference registration at the ASEE/EDGD Midyear Meeting.
8/23/2014

American Planning Association (APA)
National Planning Awards—Implementation (This is the anticipated nomination deadline)

8/27/2014

American Planning Association (APA)
National Planning Award—Advancing Diversity and Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoffhttp://www.planning.org/awards/categories.htm#PaulDavidoff
Unspecified
8/27/2014

NSF/SBE/BCS
Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program
Regular research awards generally range from $40,000 to $400,000; Faculty CAREER awards must be a minimum of $400,000
9/4/2014

NSF
Innovation Corps Teams Program (I-Corpd Teams)-[Full proposal due]
$50,000 per award
9/15/2014

Welch Foundation
Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research (Nomination)
The current monetary amount of the award is $100,000.
9/15/2014

Alzheimer's Association
New Investigator Research Grant to Promote Diversity (NIRGD)-[This is the LOI due date; it is REQUIRED.]
There will be 1–2 awards total. Each NIRGD award is limited to $100,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to two years. Requests in any given year may not exceed $60,000 (direct and indirect costs). Indirect costs are capped at 10 percent.
9/24/2014

NIH/HHS/NIMH
Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)
Maximum of $400,000 in direct costs; max period is up to five years.
10/3/2014

NSF
CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)
Varies by program type
10/7/2014

NIH
NIH Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2)
$300,000 a year in direct costs a year for five years
10/17/2014

NSF/NIH/ANR/BSF/GFMER
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS)
Up to $250,000 in direct costs a year for up to five years
10/28/2014

NSP/ENG/ECCS
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS)
$8,000 REU limit per student; the award amount for other proposals is unspecified.
11/3/2014

NSF/NASA/NIH/USDA
National Robotics Initiative (NRI)
Varies by sponsor
11/13/2014

NSF/HER/DRL
Research on Education and Learning (REAL)
See solicication link for full funding details
1/10/2015

University of Minnesota Charles Babbage Institute (CBI)
Adelle and Erwin Tomash Fellowship in the History of Information Technology
The stipend is $14,000. Tomash Fellowship recipients must remain students in good standing throughout the term of their fellowship, but there is no restriction on holding other fellowships, scholarships, or awards concurrent to the Tomash Fellowship. 
1/15/2015

North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA)
NANPA Summit College Photography Scholarship and Internship
Amount unspecified, but all Summit costs will be covered, excluding transportation.
11/16/2014

Harvard University/ John F. Kennedy School of Government/ Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Fellowships—Technology, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age (The Cyber Project)
$37,500 for post-doctoral or advanced research fellows, and $25,000 for pre-doctoral fellows, over the 10 month academic year
1/15/2015

USRA/CASS/LPI
LPI Summer Intern Program–[Application due] (Undergrads ONLY)
10 week program; will receive $5,000 stipend plus $1000 U.S. travel stipend, or $1,500 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns.
1/17/2015

Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology)
APS Society Convention Research Awards
Two undergraduate awards of $300 each and two graduate student awards of $500 each are available.
1/31/2015

University of Texas, Austin Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Research Fellowship Program One-to-Three Month Fellowships
$3,000–$9,000. Fellowships provide $3,000 per month. Recipients of 2014-2015 fellowships must complete their residencies between June 1, 2014, and August 31, 2015.
1/31/2015

American Physiological Society (APS)
APS Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships (Undergraduate Students ONLY)
Up to 24 fellowships are available. Fellowship funding consists of a $4,000 summer stipend to the student (10 weeks support), a $300 grant to the faculty sponsor/advisor, and up to $1,300 travel award/reimbursement to the student forattending
2/1/2015

Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)
Houston-Galveston Schweitzer Fellows Program
$2,500 distributed over 3 payments
2/1/2015

NSF
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)
Unspecified
2/4/2015

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Summer Program
2015 amount unspecified; Students in the 2014 program will receive a stipend of $6,000, housing in an Institute dormitory, and a food allowance of $600.
2/5/2015

University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) [UNDERGRADUATES ONLY]
$4,000 for the 10-week program; 85 participants
2/9/2015

Amarillo Area Foundation
Association of Information Technology Professionals Scholarship
$1,000
2/14/2015

University of Texas, Austin Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law
Security Studies Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program Graduate Students ONLY
Up to two (2) fellowships are available for the 2014-2015 acedemic year (Sept.–May)
2/15/2015

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
AAPS Lipid-Based Drug Delivery Student Travelships Sponsored by Gattefosse [Application due]
$600–$800
3/7/2015

NSF
STEM-C Partnerships: Computing Education for the 21st Century (STEM-CP: CE21)–[Full proposal due]
BPEC projects will be funded at a level of up to $600,000 total over 3 years. CS 10K projects will be funded at a level of up to $1,000,000 total over 3 years. CSE-Expansion projects will be funded as standard grants or supplements at a level of up to $500,000 total over 3 years. « ?less
3/18/2015

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

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

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

Funding opportunities with open deadlines

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

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.

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)„Experimental 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