Home / Division of Research / Sponsored Programs / Funding Opportunities

Sponsored Programs

Funding Opportunities


FAU Internal Opportunities

For information on Internal Awards click here.

Limited Submissions

See limited submissions here.

External Funding Opportunities

Long Term Research in Environmental Biology
Preliminary proposal due: Jan. 23, full proposal by Aug. 2
This program is seeking long-term data projects that address important questions in ecology, evolutionary biology and ecosystem science. To read the solicitation, click here.

Division of Research Spring Internal Awards Programs
Due: Jan. 23
The Division of Research has opened the application process for internal awards. They include the following: Researcher, Scholar and Faculty Research Mentor of the Year. For more information, click here.

International Opportunity for Biomedical Engineerings
Due: Jan. 24
The Whitaker International Program is a competitive grant that sends emerging leaders in biomedical engineering overseas to increase international collaboration in the field. For more information, click here.

National Marine Fisheries Ph.D. Fellowships
Due: Jan. 27
The Florida Sea Grant program has announced two National Marine Fisheries Ph.D. fellowships for students: Marine Resource Economics and Population & Ecosystem Dynamics.

Innovations in Sustainability Science Research
Pre-proposals due: January 31, full proposals due in February
The Center for Environmental Studies is accepting submissions for its second annual Walter & Lalita Janke Foundation Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund competition. For details, click here.

National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots
Due: Feb. 2
This program is an extension of the National Robotic Initiative for robotic research that focuses on the issues of scalability; how teams of multiple robots and multiple humans can interact and collaborate effectively. To read the RFP, click here.

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
Due: Feb. 9
This opportunity provides predoctoral Ph.D. students with cardiovascular and stroke research training. Details here.

Identification of Mechanisms Mediating the Effects of Sleep on Diabetes
Due: Feb. 9, letter of intent due 30 days prior
This grant will support investigation of the mechanisms mediating the interactions between sleep and diabetes-related metabolism. Read the RFP here.

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
Due: Feb. 10
The purpose of this NSF program is to integrate opportunities offered by emerging technologies with advances in what is known about how people learn to advance cyber innovation and learning innovation. It also seeks to advance understanding of how people learn in technology-rich environments For details, click here.

Florida Sea Grant
Due: Feb. 13
The Florida Sea Grant program is soliciting applications for two-year applied research projects. Topics of interest include h ealthy coastal environments, and environmental literacy and workforce development. To view the solicitation, click here.

Autism Transitions Research Project
Due: Feb. 13
This opportunity seeks to support research on factors associated with healthy life outcomes among adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. To view the HRSA solicitation, click here.

Algorithms for Modern Power Systems
Due: Feb. 13
The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems program is seeking research that will develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the modern power grid. To view the RFP, click here.

American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant
Due: Feb. 14
This grant seeks to support beginning scientists in the fields of cardiovascular and stroke research. Details here.

Systems Biology: The Next Generation for Infectious Diseases
Letter of intent due: Feb. 15, applications by March 15
This program solicits applications to establish Systems Biology Centers to build predictive models for infectious diseases. For more information, click here.

Federal Pain Management Collaboratory Funding
Due: March 3, letter of intent due 30 days prior
The goal of this initiative by the NIH, Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs is to develop cost-effective large-scale clinical research in military and veteran health care delivery organizations focusing on non-pharmacological approaches to pain management and other comorbid conditions. This initiative consists of two funding opportunities:

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.

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.

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.

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.


Funding Opportunity Sites and Searchable Databases



 Last Modified 1/19/17