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FAU Internal Opportunities

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Limited Submissions

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External Funding Opportunities

Oak Ridge National Lab 
Deadlines vary by program
Faculty, students and postdocs are encouraged to pursue research opportunities at the largest science and energy lab in the Department of Energy. Deadlines are continuing for these faculty and student  opportunities. The Nuclear Energy Science Laboratory Synthesis is due on Feb. 28, while the postdoc research fellowship is  due  on March 31.

NOAA Sea Grant
Letters of intent due: March 28, applications by May 9
The NOAA Sea Grant Marine, Coastal and Great Lakes National Aquaculture Initiative is intended to support research focused on addressing U.S. aquaculture problems. To view the RFP, click here.

NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience
Due: April 8, letter of intent due 30 days prior
This purpose of this award is to support a defined pathway across career stages for outstanding graduate students who are from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience research. For more information, click here.

Technology for Cancer Research Programs
Due: April 12
The National Cancer Institute administers two programs focused on supporting technology development research that will advance cancer research. The two programs focus on data-generating platforms, visualization technologies and data processing. Details  here.

American Heart Association: Bayer Innovation Grants
Due: April 13
The purpose of this grant is to give insight to cerebral small vessel diseases, chronic kidney disease with comortalities, and heart failure with preserved ejection fractions. Details here.

Florida Translational Research
Due: April 13
This program, managed by Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, provides Florida researchers with access to world-class professionals and state-of-the-art technology for drug discovery. Details here.

Biology of Aging
Due: April 15
The Nathan Shock Center for Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging is seeking to fund up to three pilot research projects in the biology of aging for one year. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.

Mosquito Control
Proposals due: April 15
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is calling for mosquito control research on surveillance, risk prediction, pesticides and mosquito ecology. View the RFP here.

Health and Retirement Study
Letter of intent due: April 16, applications by May 16
NIH invites applications for the next six-year cycle of the Health and Retirement Study, the leading longitudinal data resource on patterns of age-related changes in the health and well-being of adults age 50 and older in the U.S. To read the RFP, click here.

Historic Preservation Grants
Due: May 1
This program invites applicants for the preservation and protection of the state's historic and archaeological sites. The program website will be updated soon. For details, click here.

Detecting Cognitive Impairment
Due: May 9, letter of intent due 30 days prior
NIH is seeking clinical paradigms that address detection of cognitive impairment, including dementia. To read the RFP, click here.

Antarctic Sciences Section
Due: May 23
This program is seeking to support polar cyberinfrastructure research in the Antarctic. To read the solicitation, click here.

American Heart Association
Methods validation grants due: June 1 ,  fellowships by: June 1
Through the AHA's  Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine funding opportunities, the agency aims to overcome hurdles to utilizing cardiovascular data. To read the institute's data grants announcement, of which the methods and fellowship opportunities are a part, click here.

NSF Grants Conference
June 5 -6
Louisville, Kentucky
NSF's Spring Grants Conference focuses on the state of current funding, policies and procedures and more. Capacity is expected to be reached quickly. Registration opens March 30. For details, click here.

  Clinical Trials to Test the Effectiveness of Treatment, Preventive, and Services Interventions
Due: June 14, letter of intent due 30 days prior
This grant will support research to evaluate the effectiveness of promising pharmacologic, psychosocial, rehabilitative and combination interventions for improving outcomes for mental disorders. Read the RFP here.

Biobehavioral Research
Due: June 20, letter of intent due one month prior
This NIMH opportunity supports the research and research career advancement of early career biobehavioral scientists. For more information, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

U.S. Department of Defense Research Opportunities
Multiple deadlines
The Department of Defense's office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs has released information on anticipated funding opportunities to allow investigators time to begin planning ideas for submission. View the list 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 African-born scholars for their Carnegie African Diaspora Program and 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.

Switzerland One Year Visitor Research Program
Rolling Submissions
The Institute for Peace and Dialogue invites peace building, humanitarian and mediation researchers with at least a bachelor's degree to apply for a new one year research program in Switzerland. The program seeks to enhance investigators' research by granting access to Swiss research organizations and reading materials. Read the call for applications here.

Rapid Zika Virus
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, as of April 20
NIH established an expedited funding mechanism for research on the Zika virus and its complications. Projects could assess the feasibility of a novel area of investigation or a new experimental system that has the potential to enhance health-related research. Proposals could include the unique and innovative use of an existing methodology to explore a new scientific area. To read the solicitation, click 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.

Bioreactors for Reparative Medicine
Multiple deadlines
The purpose of this funding opportunity is to encourage small businesses to develop complex biomimetic culture systems that are capable of precise control of the cellular and 3-dimensional organ microenvironment. Read the call for applications here.

Zika Virus
Multiple deadlines
NSF invites proposals that address the ecological transmission dynamics of Zika virus. Read the Dear Colleague letter here.

Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales
Multiple deadlines
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.

Gulf Research Program
Multiple deadlines
Applications open May 11, 2016
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.

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
Multiple deadlines
NSF has released a new Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program solicitation. Awards will be made in three research categories, each focusing on a different stage of research and development: Exploration, Design and Implementation, and Integration. View the full announcement.

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Proposals
Multiple deadlines
The CAREER Program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Click here for more information.

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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