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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.

NISF/HRD/EHR
Proposal due: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Unspecified
10/17/2014

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/HER/DUE
Proposal due: CyberCorps(R): Scholarship for Service (SFS) - Defending America's Cyberspace
Unspecified
10/21/2014

NSF/MPS/CHE
Proposal due: Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) - Chemistry as the Driver for Transformative Research and Innovation
UP to $4M/year for 5 years
10/21/2014

NSF/GEO
Full proposal: Arctic Research Opportunities
Unspecified
10/21/2014

NSF/MPS/PHY
Full proposal: Physics of Living Systems (PoLS)
Unspecified
10/22/2014

NIH/HHS
National Cooperative Drug Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental Disorders, Drug or Alcohol Addiction (U01)
Budgets not limited; maximum period is 5 years.
10/23/2014

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

NSF/ENG/ECCS
Full proposal: Energy, Power, and Adaptive Systems (EPAS)
$8,000 REU limit per student; award amount for other types of proposals is unspecified.
11/3/2014

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/ENG/CBET
Nano-Biosensing
$100,000; from one to three years
11/5/2014

NIH/HHS/NIMH
Longitudinal Assessment of Post-Traumatic Syndromes (U01)
Budgets may not exceed $5,000,000 total costs in any one year. The maximum project period is 5 years.
11/6/2014

Embassy of France in the US/Office for Science and Technology
French-American Doctoral Exchange Program
Eight scholarchips for attendance will be awarded to top US PhD students
11/9/2014

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF)
Application due: Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards
$75,000 per year for up to 3 years
11/13/2014

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

NSF
Full proposal: Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH)
$500,00 to $1.8M
11/18/2014

NSF
Full proposal: Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)
$500,000 to $1M; up to five years
11/19/2014

NSF
Full Proposal: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)--LARGE projects
$1.2M to $3M for up to five years
11/20/2014

NSF
Full Proposal: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)--CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION
Unspecified
12/19/2014

NIH/HHS
Application due: Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21)
$125,000 max each year for up to 2 years
1/5/2015

NSF/GEO/EAR
Full proposal: Tectonics
Up to $300,000 for 4 years
1/12/2015

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

NSF
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)

1/13/2015

ASEE
Nomination: Global Engineering and Engineering Technology Educator Award
Plaque
1/15/2015

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 awards¾concurrent to the Tomash Fellowship.¾
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

CPRIT
Multi-Investigator Research Awards

11/17/2014

CPRIT
Core Facilities Support Awards

11/17/2014

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

DOE/EERE/GFO
Application due: Hydrogen Production Research and Development
Unspecified; up to four awards 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 to¾the student¾forattending
2/1/2015

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) UCAR Office of Programs
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)
10-week summer program typically starts at the end of May and continues through mid-August; Can spend up to four summers in the program (40 hours a week; earn competitive wage)
2/1/2015

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

NSF
Full proposal: Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering (CyberSEES)
Type 1: Up to $400,000 over 2 years; Type 2: Up to $1.2M over 4 years.
2/3/2015

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

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Application due: Cummins Scholarship (Women ONLY)
$1,000
2/15/2015

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Application due: Honeywell International Scholarship (Women ONLY Sophomore-graduate applicants); Freshman applications due 3/15/2015
$5,000
2/15/2015

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

NSF
Proposal due (anticipated date): Dear Colleague Letter: Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer Our Future (DMREF)
Unspecified
2/18/2015

NSF/ENG/CBET
Energy for Sustainability-Full proposal due
Average annual award size is $100,000
2/20/2015

DOD/AMC
Concept paper (LOI): Natick BAA - Warfighter Systems Technologies - Soldier Centric Information Portrayal and Management Technologies
Unspecified
2/28/2015

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Application due: NSPE-PEC George B. Hightower, P.E. Fellowship (Graduate students ONLY)
$3,000
3/1/2015

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

NSF
Full proposal: EarthCube: Developing a Community-Driven Data and Knowledge Environment for the Geosciences
$300,000 to $2M; max up to 24 months
3/12/2015

TandemLaunch Technologies
March 2014 Call for Proposals
Up to $500,000
3/14/2015

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.
3/18/2015

NIH/HHS/NIDDK
Application due: Type 1 Diabetes Complications IMPACT Award (DP3)
Max $2M per yer for over 4 years
3/19/2015

Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC)
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Columbia Crew Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship (Undergraduates ONLY)
Unspecified
3/21/2015

Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC)
Application due: Educator STEM Scholarship Program
Unspecified
3/21/2015

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

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

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

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

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

NSF/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

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

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

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

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)ÜExperimental 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.