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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/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

NSF
National Robotics Initiative (NRI)
See solicication link for full funding details
1/14/2015

Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC)
LOI due (required): Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) Investigator Grant Program (IGP)
Pilot grants: five awards available at $100,000 over 2 years; $50,000 per year. Invetigator grants: two awards available at $250,000 over 2 years; $125,000 per year
1/15/2015

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

NSF/SBE/BCS
Cultural Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (CA-DDRIG)
$20,000 max
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 awards_concurrent to the Tomash Fellowship._
1/15/2015

NSF/SBE/SES
Political Science Program
Unspecified
1/15/2015

NSF/GEO/EAR
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) - Track 1 and 2
See solicication link for full funding details
1/15/2015

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

SF/GEO/EAR
Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
Unspecified
1/16/2015

NSF/BIO/IOS
Prelim proposal due: Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs
Unspecified
1/16/2015

NSF/GEO/EAR
Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry Program
EAR proposals: Max $50k
1/16/2015

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

Texas MRC
LOI due: Texas Medical Research Collaborative (TexasMRC) Grant Program
Unspecified
1/23/2015

NSF
Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NSF-NCS)
$500K to $1M over 2-4 years
1/26/2015

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

Wenner-Gren Foundation
Application due: Engaged Anthropology Grant
$5,000
2/1/2015

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

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

NSF/SBE
Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG)
Direct costs: Max $20,000
2/9/2015

NIH/HHS
BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
Budgets are unlimited but must to reflect needs of the project
2/10/2015

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

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Northwestern
Application due: Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University
Stipend of $4,500 plus on-campus housing and allowance
2/15/2015

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

NSF/SBE/BCS
Cognitive Neuroscience Program
$15,000 to $20,000 for 12 months
2/25/2015

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

American Bar Foundation (ABF)
Law and Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Competition (Graduate students ONLY)
$500
3/1/2015

NSF/SBE/BCS
Dear Colleague Letter: Cultural Anthropology Research Experience for Graduates (REG) and Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplements
$5,000 per REG or $4,000 oer REU student
3/1/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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