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External Funding Opportunities Timeframe Description
Brain & Behavior Distinguished Investigator Due: July 19 The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation seeks established basic or clinical investigators with accomplished research records for this NARSAD award. Topics of interest include: schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety and bipolar disorders. To learn more, click here.
Faculty Early Career Development Program Due: July 19 This NSF prestigious award program offers support to early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Read the RFP here.
Defending America's Cyberspace Due: July 31, scholarship track December 5, capacity track This NSF program seeks proposals that address cybersecurity education and workforce development. To view the solicitation, click here.
Cybersecurity Education Due: Aug. 1 The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Stakeholder Engagement Program is a cybersecurity education and workforce development program. It aims to facilitate change and innovation, while increasing the number of skilled cybersecurity professionals addressing national security. To learn more about this program, click here.
Fulbright Senior Scholarship Due: Aug. 1 The University of Technology (UTS) in Sydney, Australia is sponsoring senior level academics from the U.S. to conduct research at UTS. Research in sustainability, data science and health is of interest. For details, click here.
STEM and Society Due: Aug. 3 This program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the STEM disciplines. For more information, click here.
Computer and Information Science and Engineering Due: Aug. 9 This research initiative seeks to award grants to Computer and Information Science and Engineering researchers in their first academic position after obtaining their Ph.D. to help initiate their independent research. Read the RFP here.
James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program Letter of intent due: Aug. 11, applications due Sept. 22 This Florida Department of Health program invites proposals on health disparities, screening, tobacco use, obesity and more. For more information, click here.
Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program Letter of intent due: Aug. 11, applications due Sept. 22 This mission of this program is to advance progress toward cures for cancer by increasing cancer research capacity and more. For details, click here.
Cognitive Neuroscience Due: Aug. 14 This program seeks to fund proposals that advance our understanding of the neural systems that mediate cognitive processes. For more information, click here.
Wearable to Track Recovery Due: Aug. 15, letter of intent due 30 days prior NIH encourages small businesses to develop wearables and supporting mobile applications to identify digital biomarkers associated with reinitiating drug use and relapse. To learn more about this SBIR Phase I opportunity, click here.
Translational Outcomes Project in Neurotrauma Due: Aug. 21, letter of intent 30 days prior This program aims to improve the value of preclinical studies to inform clinical diagnoses and prognoses, and therapeutic translation. For the solicitation, click here.
Marine Seismic Capabilities Due: Aug. 21 NSF seeks proposals to support the needs of the marine seismic research community that are now served by the specialized seismic research vessel R/V Marcus G. Langseth For more information, click here.
Plant Biotic Interactions Due: Sept. 1 This NSF program supports research on the processes that mediate interactions between plants and their symbionts, pathogens and pests. For more information, click here.
Diagnostics for Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria Letter of intent due: Sept. 4, proposals due Oct. 4 The objective of this initiative is to support projects focused on the development of diagnostic platforms that identify select antimicrobial-resistant bacterial pathogens. For more details, click here.
Effects of Chemical Toxicants Letter of intent due: Sept. 4, applications by Oct. 4 The NSF invites Small Business Innovative Research grant applications to analyze the effects of toxicants on pluripotent cells. To read the RFP, click here.
Mind, Machine and Motor Due: Sept. 15 Proposals should advance the holistic analysis of cognition and of embodiment as exists in human and machine. For more information, click here.
Scientific Software Due:Sept. 19 Scientific Software Integration awards are expected to result in a sustainable community software framework serving a diverse community or communities. For more information, click here.
Elder Mistreatment Letter of intent by Sept. 20, applications by Oct. 20 NIH seeks applications proposing research that can lead to advancements in the understanding of elder mistreatment such as emotional physical and sexual abuse. For more information, click here.
Socioeconomic Disparities Letter of intent due: Sept. 20, applications by Oct. 20 The purpose of this grant is to identify risk factors of inequalities in morbidity and mortality of the elderly in the U,S. For more details, click here.
Research Education Program: Bridges to the Doctorate Due: Sept. 25 This NIH program supports creative educational activities, primarily courses for skills development and research experiences, to enhance the diversity of the biomedical research workforce. Support is intended for Master's level students to increase transition to and completion of Ph.D.'s in biomedical sciences. To read the solicitation, click here.
Long-range Science and Technology Projects Due: Sept. 30 The Office of Naval Research is interested in receiving proposals for long-range science and technology projects such as projects involving unmanned aerial vehicles. To learn more, click here.
Mobile Monitoring of Cognitive Change Letter of intent due: Oct. 2, applications by Nov. 2 This NIH program is seeking applications that will enable the data collection of participant's cognitive abilities on mobile devices. For more information, click here.
Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales Due: Oct. 16, annually thereafter The MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science program solicit systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and invasive species at regional to continental scales. Read the call for applications here.
Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging Due: Oct. 19 NIH invites early-stage physicians and health-professional investigators with a commitment to aging to compete to advance their research and leadership skills. To read the RFP, click here.
Environmental Sustainability Due: Oct. 20 The goal of this program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being while sustaining natural systems. For more details, click here.
Environmental Engineering Due: Oct. 20 Enhancing the availability of high quality water supplies, and the transport of contaminants of emerging concern in air, water, solid waste, and soils are topics of interest. Details here.
BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data Due: Oct. 26, letter of intent 30 days prior NIH invites proposals to build the informatics infrastructure for the The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Read the RFP here.
LGBT Research Grants Due: Nov. 1 The American Psychological Foundation's Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants supports advanced graduate students conducting LGBT family psychology and therapy research. To view the RFP, click here. More details here.
Petascale Computing Resource Allocations Due: Nov. 6 NSF invites researchers to submit requests for allocations of resources on the Blue Waters system, a new NSF-funded petascale computing system. To download the RFP, click here.
Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Award Program Due: Nov. 13 The Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS is supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies that address NIH HIV/AIDS research prirorities. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Due: Nov. 15, annually thereafter The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Advancing STEM Learning Due: Nov. 6 NSF aims to advance the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal settings. To read the RFP, click here.
Lab to Marketplace: Tools for Brain and Behavioral Research Jan. 6, 2018 This funding opportunity, which encourages the translation of technologies for brain or behavioral research to the marketplace, has been extended. For details, click here.
Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging Rolling submissions through Sept. 7, 2020 This opportunity invites applications addressing the HIV infection and treatment in geriatric populations. To read the solicitation, click here.
Marine Geology and Geophysics Rolling Submissions NSF is supporting research pertaining to the geology and geophysics of the ocean and the Great Lakes. Details here.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Multiple deadlines NSF seeks proposals on cybersecurity and privacy, reflecting expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences. For more information, click here.
Computer & Network Systems Multiple deadlines This solicitation supports research bridging computer systems research and networking technology and systems. For details, click here.
Geography and Spatial Sciences Program Rolling submissions This program supports doctoral dissertation research about the geographic distributions and interactions of Earth's human, physical, and biotic systems. For more information, click here.
Cybersecurity Open submissions The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting cybersecurity proposals in the areas of software assurance, cyber security for law enforcement, mobile security and more. To read the solicitation, click here.
Biological and Environmental Nanoscale Materials Rolling submissions The goal of this program is to support research to advance the understanding of the interactions of biological and environmental media with nanomaterials and nanosystems. For more information, click here.
Integrated Photonics Multiple deadlines The American Institute of Manufacturing of Integrated Photonics has released a call for integrated photonics research proposals that utilize the American Institute's photonics capabilities. For more information, click here.
Fulbright-Hays Grants Deadlines vary by program The Fulbright-Hays program is offering grants to support overseas projects in training, research and curriculum development in foreign languages and area studies. To learn more about the Doctoral Dissertation Research program, click here. For information on the Groups Projects Abroad program, click here.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Open until superseded This program is seeking proposals for research beneficial to national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities in the fields of engineering, and the information, physical and biological sciences. For more information, click here.
Solar and Planetary Research Grants Due: Open until superseded This program is a flexible, coordinated, and inclusive funding opportunity for disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research in the solar and planetary astronomical sciences. Details here.
Institute of International Education Diaspora Programs Multiple deadlines The Institute of International Education is seeking Greek-born scholars for their Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program.
American Heart Association Funding Opportunities Multiple deadlines The association is accepting applications to expand cardiovascular and stroke research. They're offering fellowships, an established investigator award and more. To view details, click here.
Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research Multiple deadlines The purpose of this NIH award is to diversify the pool of independent neuroscience research investigators by providing junior faculty with research cost support, protected research time and professional development mentorship in research. For details, click here.
The Zika Foundation Rolling Submissions The Zika Foundation is accepting proposals to help fund studies and projects that will make a real world difference in preventing the spread of the Zika virus. Submit a proposal here.
NIH Research Project Grant Multiple deadlines The NIH Research Project Grant supports a discrete project in areas representing the specific interests and competencies of the investigator(s) in one or more interest areas of participating agencies, including the National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. To read the RFP, click here.
NeuroNEXT Clinical Trials Multiple deadlines NIH seeks applications for exploratory clinical trials of investigational agents (drugs, biologics, surgical therapies or devices) that may contribute to the justification for and provide the data required for designing a future trial, for biomarker validation studies, or for proof of mechanism clinical studies. Read the RFP here.
NIH Small Research Grant Program Multiple deadlines The NIH Small Research Grant Program supports small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. This program supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies. Learn more about this program here.
Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research Multiple deadlines, letter of intent due 30 days prior  The National Institute on Aging seeks proposals for large-scale, complex research projects with multiple highly integrated components focused on a common aging research question. An integrated multidisciplinary team of investigators within a single institution or a consortium of institutions will likely be involved. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the agency's scientific/research staff at least six weeks in advance of the due date. To read the solicitation, click here.
Population Health Interventions: Integrating Individual and Group Level Evidence Multiple deadlines This program supports multilevel, transdisciplinary population health interventions that target underlying social, economic, and environmental conditions to improve health outcomes. For RFP details, click here.
The Application of Big Data Analytics to Drug Abuse Research Multiple deadlines This solicitation encourages the application of Big Data analytics to reveal insights into the biological and behavioral processes associated with substance abuse and addiction. To read the RFP, click here.
Gulf Research Program Multiple deadlines The Gulf Research Program has announced three competitions and a synthesis grant. For more details, click here.
Cultural Anthropology Multiple deadlines The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences and complexities of human social and cultural variability. For details, read here.
Pilot Clinical Trials for the Spectrum of Alzheimers Disease and Age-related Cognitive Decline Multiple deadlines NIH invites applications to develop and implement Phase I or II clinical trials of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in individuals with age-related cognitive decline and in individuals with Alzheimer's disease. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities Multiple deadlines, letter of intent due 30 days prior This R01 funds cutting-edge studies to test strategies to accelerate the adoption of recommendations into clinical practice among populations with health disparities. Proposals emphasizing providers who care for clinical populations with significant cardiovascular, lung, blood and sleep disorders should consider applying. Read the RFP here.
National Cancer Institute Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity Multiple deadlines This program seeks to build research skills and experience in advanced methods and experimental approaches needed for patient-oriented research among under-represented individuals with a health professional doctoral degree in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences. Read the solicitation here.
NIH Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication Multiple deadlines These grants support innovative research that identifies sources of spatial uncertainty in public health data, incorporates the inaccuracy or instability into statistical methods, and develops novel tools to visualize the nature and consequences of spatial uncertainty. Click below for the funding announcements:
R21 , R01 and R03.
NIH Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) Multiple deadlines Applications are sought to produce adherence interventions that will improve behavioral adherence and healthcare outcomes that are feasible in real-world practice. Read the announcement here.
Exploratory/Developmental BioEngineering Research Grants Multiple deadlines This grant aims to foster the exploration and development of innovative technologies, models, techniques, designs or methods with the potential to advance biomedical research by using quantitative science concepts to transform our understanding of biological, clinical or translational science. For more information, click here.
NIH Drug Discovery For Nervous System Disorders Multiple deadlines This solicitation seeks applications directed toward the discovery and pre-clinical testing of novel compounds for the prevention and treatment of nervous system disorders. Read the RFP here.
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Due: Open until superseded The Air Force seeks proposals for fundamental research offering significant and comprehensive benefits to our national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities. These areas are organized and managed in two scientific departments: Engineering and Information Science and Physical and Biological Sciences. Click here to read the solicitation. Contact Susan Day in the Division of Research if you plan to apply.

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