Limited Opportunities

BSD Faculty:  Please check the BSD Limited Funding Opportunity site & weekly newsletter for application requirements and deadlines, which may be earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.  If you have questions or want to sign up for the BSD funding opps email, contact fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu

PSD Faculty:  Please let Jennifer Woods know of your intent to apply to a limited opportunity, as the PSD may have a deadline requirement earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.

SSD Faculty:  Please let June Hou know of your intent to apply to a limited opportunity, as the SSD may have a deadline requirement earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.

All Other Interested faculty should submit the material below to their Dean's office PRIOR to the internal deadline listed:

  • A 1-2 page document describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit 
  • Indicate participating PI, co-PIs, and/or significant personnel:  names, departments and institutions
Open Opportunities
Deadline Title Funding Agency Who's Eligible Award Amount University Slots
2/24/2017
(internal)
5/27/2017
(external)
Reserach Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) (R25) NIH Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
2/24/2017
(internal)
5/25/2017
(external)
Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) NIH Established investigators See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
3/1/2017
(internal)
5/31/2017
(external)
Team-based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) NIH Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
3/13/2017
(internal)
4/25/2017
(external)
Management and Operations of the Arecibo Observatory NSF No restrictions $20,150,000 One nominee per institution
3/13/2017
(internal)
5/1/2017
(external)
Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01) NIH No restrictions $2,000,000 One nominee per institution
3/20/2017
(internal)
5/1/2017
(external)
Limited Competition: NIMHD Endowment Program for Increasing Research and Institutional Resources (S21) NIH Senior administrator $2,000,000 One nominee per institution
3/24/2017
(internal)
5/1/2017
(external)
FY 2017 Professional Fellows Program DOS See solicitation $750,000 One nominee per institution
3/24/2017
(internal)
5/1/2017
(external)
FY 2017 Professional Fellows Congress DOS See solicitation $2,025,000 One nominee per institution
3/24/2017
(internal)
5/2/2017
(external)
National Telehealth Resource Center Program HRSA See solicitation $325,000 One nominee per institution
4/3/2017
(internal)
5/15/2017
(external)
NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) NIH No restrictions $950,000 One nominee per institution
4/3/2017
(internal)
5/17/2017
(external)
Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHS CC) (P30) NIH No restrictions See solicitation One nominee per institution
4/7/2017
(internal)
4/26/2017
(external)
DRL Global Religious Freedom - Europe and East Asia and the Pacific DOS See solicitation $500,000 One application per category
4/10/2017
(internal)
5/16/2017
(external)
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) HHS See solicitation $1,000,000 One nominee per institution
4/10/2017
(internal)
5/24/2017
(external)
Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate - Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34) NIH Established investigator with full time appointment See solicitation One nominee per institution
4/14/2017
(internal)
4/24/2017
(external)
FY 2017 Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES) DOS See solicitation $1,750,000 One nominee per institution
4/14/2017
(internal)
5/23/2017
(external)
Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Comparative Public Policymaking DOS See solicitation $545,000 One nominee per institution
4/17/2017
(internal)
6/6/2017
(external)
William T. Grant Scholars Program William T. Grant Foundation All untenured, junior faculty $350,000 over 5 years One nominee per institution
4/21/2017
(internal)
5/10/2017
(external)
Leaders for Democracy Fellowships DOS See solicitation $3,000,000 One nominee per institution
4/24/2017
(internal)
5/19/2017
(external)
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, Fire Prevention and Safety Grants DHS See solicitation $1,500,000 See solicitation
4/24/2017
(internal)
5/30/2017
(external)
Neurosurgeon Research Career Development Program (NRCDP) (K12) NIH No restrictions $1,000,000 One nominee per institution
5/1/2017
(internal)
6/12/2017
(external)
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program HRSA See solicitation $480,000 for professional track
$300,000 for paraprofessional track
One nominee per track
5/15/2017
(internal)
6/29/2017
(external)
Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovation Award Brain Research Foundation Senior Faculty $150,000 over 2 years One nominee per institution
5/16/2017
(internal)
8/15/2017
(external)
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Grants (June Cycle) W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty at any level See solicitation for details Two nominees per institution
6/23/2017
(internal)
8/15/2017
(external)
Falk Medical Research Trust - Catalyst Awards Program The Medical Foundation   $300,000 for 1 year, potential to apply to $1M Transformational award Two nominees per institution
6/27/2017
(internal)
11/1/2017
(external)
Pew Biomedical Scholars Program The Pew Charitable Trusts Junior faculty in years 1-3 of first appointment $240K over 4 years One nominee per institution
8/22/2017
(internal)
10/20/2017
(external)
Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems Simons Foundation Junior faculty within 5 years of start of first faculty position See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
8/22/2017
(internal)
10/20/2017
(external)
Simons Investigators in the Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science Simons Foundation Two nominations in each area per university, confidential to PI See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
10/6/2017
(internal)
1/17/2018
(external)
Greenwall Scholars Program in Bioethics  The Greenwall Foundation Junior faculty with at least 60%. See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
10/6/2017
(internal)
1/17/2018
(external)
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program Brain Research Foundation Assistant and Associate Professors See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
11/14/2017
(internal)
1/2/2018
(external)
William G. McGowan Charitable Fund - Grants William G. McGowan Charitable Fund  Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
TBD
(internal)
9/26/2017
(external)
The Midlife in the United States Study (U19) NIH Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
TBD
(internal)
8/14/2017
(external)
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) NSF No restrictions See solicitation for details Three nominees per institution