Funding Opportunities

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 24

Limited Submission NSF Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility – Phase 1 – Email of Intent Due May 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 1, 2017
Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due June 1, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 8, 2017
Limited Submission Kleberg Foundation Grants – Email of Intent Due June 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 3, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 14, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2017
Limited Submission NIH George M.  O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Pre-announcements: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders Research Program (ASADRP) and Parkinson’s Research Program (PRP) (link)

DOD
DARPA BRICS Part 2 (link) – Due June 6, 2017 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Strategic Technologies (link) – Due March 21, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.
Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC) CALL 0002 (link) – White Papers Due June 15, 2017 – The Government reserves the right to make multiple awards, single awards, or no awards pursuant to this CALL.

DOE
Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) Program (link) – Due June 23, 2017 – The INCITE award is for allocation of computer time and data-storage resources only. Applicants must have all other resources required for the successful completion of the INCITE work committed to them at the time of their INCITE application.

Kleberg Foundation
Limited Submission Kleberg Foundation Grants (link) – Full Due September 30, 2017 – Distributions Vary.

NASA
Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH
NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 12, June 12, October 12 – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses.
NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research through Undergraduate Education (R25) (link) – Standard Due Dates: January 25, May 25, September 25 – Direct costs up to $350,000 per year may be requested.
Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5
NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1) (link) – Due September 1, 2017 – Awards will be for $700,000 in Direct Costs per year.
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (link) – Due September 8, 2017 – Awards are multi-year funded, with all funds being disbursed in the first year of the award. Awards will be up to $1,500,000 in direct costs (the equivalent of $300,000 in Direct Costs each year for five years) plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs to be determined at the time of award.
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – NIH Common Fund intends to commit approximately $8 million dollars in FY 2017 and make approximately seven awards depending on the size and scope of the most meritorious awards.
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.
NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000.  No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 5, October 5, February 5 – Budgets are limited to $400,000 Direct Costs per year. Application budgets should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 16, October 16, February 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

NSF
Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials Program in the Division of Chemical, Biological, Environmental, and Transport Systems in the Directorate for Engineering (link)
Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 19, 2019 – Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.
Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) (link) – Full Due November 6, 2017 – 12 to 15 up to $15,000 for each award, pending availability of funds.
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (link) – Full Due December 8, 2017 – Total Amount Available $8,000,000

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Postdoctoral Fellowship to Israel (link) – Application Deadline August 1, 2017 – USIEF stipend of up to $40,000 ($20,000 per academic year for two years), payable in U.S. dollars.  In addition, each grantee should receive from his/her host institution a grant no smaller than its own standard postdoctoral award.
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Fulbright-EHESS Post-Doctoral Award (Junior Research) to France (link) – Application Due August 1, 2017 – €2,200 per month before taxes. There is no allocation for accompanying dependents. Applicants are responsible for finding their own housing, although some host institutions may facilitate the process. Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance: International travel allowance provided for grantee only. All research scholars receive a travel allowance of €1,200.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 17

Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due May 19, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 23, 2017
Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award – Email of Intent Due May 19, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 24, 2017
Limited Submission Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences – Email of Intent Due May 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 24, 2017
Limited Submission NSF Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility – Phase 1 – Email of Intent Due May 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 1, 2017
Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due June 1, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 8, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 14, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2017
Limited Submission NIH George M.  O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)

Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program, Bone Marrow Failure Research Program, Breast Cancer Research Program, Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP), Multiple Sclerosis Research Program, Ovarian Cancer Research Program, Vision Research Program (link)
Pre-announcements: Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP) and Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program (link)

Department of Homeland Security

DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Lead (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $3,500,000 (subject to availability of funds) per year for 10 years
DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Partner (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $500,000; total will be distributed over the two year period of performance (Subject to availability of funds and project execution)

DOD

DARPA Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health (WASH) (link) – Proposal Due May 16, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

Early Stage Innovations (ESI) (link) – NOI Due June 2, 2017; Proposals Due June 30, 2017 – Maximum of $500,000
New (Early Career) Investigator Program (NIP) in Earth Science (A.36) (link) – NOI Due July 31, 2017; Proposal Due August 31, 2017 – The anticipated average award is $80-90K per year for a period of up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funds.

NIH

Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) (link) – Application Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.
Limited Submission George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) (link) – LOI Due October 1, 2017; Application Due November 1, 2017 – NIDDK intends to commit $4,670,661 in FY 2108 to fund up to 4 awards.
Wearable to Track Recovery and Relapse Factors for People w/ Addiction (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Application Due August 15, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.  With appropriate justification from the applicant, Congress will allow awards to exceed these amounts by up to 50% as a hard cap ($225,000 for Phase I and $1,500,000 for Phase II).
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.

NSF

Limited Submission Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility – Phase 1 (link) – LOI Due July 14, 2017; Full Due November 20, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $60,000,000
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) (link) – Proposal accepted anytime with an I-Corps Cognizant Program Officer’s invitation. – Anticipated Funding Amount $12,750,000
Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Full Due August 9, 2017 – Each award will be up to $175,000 for up to 24 months.
EEC Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2017 – PD 17-1340
Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 14, 2019 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000; Up to this amount will be initially available for this activity in FY 2020, subject to availability of funds and quality of proposals. Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.
Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) (link) – Full Due September 18, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $10,000,000; Each SMALL project will be funded at $100,000 to $500,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds; Each MEDIUM project will be funded at $500,001 to $1,000,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DARPA Metamaterial-based Optical System Design (RFI) (link) – Responses Due May 22, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOD The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program (link) – Applications Due July 11, 2017 – The FOA is expected to result in the award of a cooperative agreement with a performance period of five (5) years. The anticipated award amount of the cooperative agreement over the five year performance period is $236,375,000.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 10

Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due May 19, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 23, 2017
Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award – Email of Intent Due May 19, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 24, 2017
Limited Submission Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences – Email of Intent Due May 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due May 24, 2017
Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due June 1, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 8, 2017

American Diabetes Association

Limited Submission Pathway to Stop Diabetes (link) – Applications Due July 3, 2017 – Initiator Award: Maximum Funding: $100,000/year in Phase I, $325,000/year in Phase II;
Accelerator Award: Maximum Funding: $325,000/year; Visionary Award: Maximum Funding: $325,000/year in Phase I, $325,000/year in Phase II

Brain Research Foundation

Limited Submission Scientific Innovations Award (link) – Nominated Letter of Intent Due June 29, 2017; Phase II: Application Due September 26, 2017 – Each total award is limited to $150,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period from the specified dates only (January 2018-December 2019).

DOD

US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Pre-proposal Submission Due Dates: First Program Review Due July 28, 2017; Second Program Review Due November 3, 2017; Third Program Review Due April 14, 2018 – It is estimated that approximately $3million is available for this BAA, and the number of awards is indeterminate and contingent upon funding availability.
ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018

Kinship Foundation

Limited Submission Searle Scholars Program (link) – Due September 29, 2017 – Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, subject to the receipt of acceptable progress reports.

NIH

Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent Study Research Projects (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – The total costs (direct and indirect) for a project awarded under this FOA will not exceed $200,000 in any given year or $300,000 for the entire project period.
Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility – Phase 1 (link) – LOI Due July 14, 2017; Full Due November 20, 2017
CBET Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1179
IIP Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
ENG Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2017 –
Total Amount Available $58,000,000 annually for new Noyce awards, subject to the availability of funds.
DMS Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

Transportation Research Board (TRB)/The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

IDEA Program Announcement 2017 (link) – The Transit IDEA program has two review cycles in 2017; proposals are due May 1 and November 1, 2017. NCHRP IDEA proposals are due March 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017 depending on which of the two funding cycles is targeted. The Rail Safety IDEA program has one review cycle per year. Proposals are due September 15, 2017. – The Transit IDEA program and the Rail Safety IDEA program can consider Type 1 and Type 2 proposals for up to $100,000 in IDEA costs, not including any cost sharing. The NCHRP Highway IDEA has an upper limit of $150,000 for Type 1 projects, while Type 2 projects are limited to a maximum of $100,000 and also require significant cost sharing (at least a 50% match to the proposed NCHRP IDEA budget).

Pew Charitable Trusts

Limited Submission Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences (link) – Nomination Due July 7, 2017; Application Due October 23, 2017 – The current grant level is $240,000; $60,000 per year for a four-year period.

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards (link) – Applications Due May 31, 2017 – Participants will receive a yearly stipend of $65,000.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 3

Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017

DOD

Utilizing Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science to Optimize Dissemination and Implementation of Select Evidence-based Tele-behavioral Health Interventions within the Military (link) – Due June 12, 2017
FY18 Communications and Networking Discovery and Invention (link) – White Papers Due June 26, 2017; Full Due September 25, 2017 – ONR plans to fund $300,000 to $500,000 per year per award using Applied Research funds (Budget Category 6.2). However, lower and higher cost proposals will be considered. The average funding level of past awards was approximately $500,000 per year.
DARPA Ground Truth (GT) (link) – Abstract Due May 15, 2017; Full Due June 29, 2017 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards under both Technical Areas (TAs).
DARPA Biological Technologies Office Open BAA (link) – Proposal Abstracts and Full Proposals will be submitted on a rolling basis until April 26, 2018 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Fiscal Year 2018 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Typical awards will be funded at $150,000 per year for three years, for a total of $450,000.
Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Full Due July 7, 2017 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
NRL Wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – White Papers Required – Selection of proposals for award will be based on the potential benefits to the Government weighed against the cost of the proposals, in view of the availability of funds.

NASA

ROSES 2017: Computational Modeling Algorithms and Cyberinfrastructure (in Appendix A listing – A.45) (link) – NOI Due May 25, 2017; Proposal Due July 27, 2017 – Expected program budget for first year of new awards: Approximately $1,500,000

NIH

Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The budget is limited to $350,000 Direct Costs per year and should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: March 16, July 16, November 16 – Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year project period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.
Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) (link) – Full Due July 10-July 31, 2017 (Scholarship Track); Full Due November 17, 2017-December 5, 2017 (Capacity Track) – Award Ceiling: $5,000,000; Award Floor: $200,000
Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) (link) – Full Due October 18, 2017
Dear Colleague Letter: MPS-AST Facility Divestment Activity (link)
Ideas Lab: Practical Fully-Connected Quantum Computer Challenge (PFCQC) (link) – Prelim Due June 19, 2017; Full due November 30, 2017 – $5,000,000 to $15,000,000

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Taiwan Fellowship of 2018 (link) – Applications open May 1 – June 30, 2017 – (1) Monthly grants are paid at the beginning of every month: a. Professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows: NT$60,000; b. Assistant professors, assistant research fellows, or doctoral candidates: NT$50,000. (2) One round-trip, economy-class ticket for the most direct route to Taiwan (The subsidy will be decided by MOFA in accordance with the relevant regulations). (3) The terms of fellowship are 3 to 12 months. (4) Accident insurance (plus a medical insurance for accidental injuries) coverage of NT$1 million.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 26

Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017

Air Force

Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC) CALL 0002 (link) – White Papers Due June 15, 2017 – The Government reserves the right to make multiple awards, single awards, or no awards pursuant to this CALL.

DOD

DARPA BRICS Part 2 (link) – Due June 6, 2017 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA World Modelers (link) – Due May 11, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated.  The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Strategic Technologies (link) – Due March 21, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) Program (link) – Due June 23, 2017 – The INCITE award is for allocation of computer time and data-storage resources only. Applicants must have all other resources required for the successful completion of the INCITE work committed to them at the time of their INCITE application.

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security with support from the BioBricks Foundation, SynBioBeta, & the National University of Singapore

SB 7.0 Biosecurity Fellowship Opportunity (link) – Applications Due April 28, 2017 – Selected fellows will each receive up to US $3,000 in travel funds.

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1) (link) – Due September 1, 2017 – Awards will be for $700,000 in Direct Costs per year.
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (link) – Due September 8, 2017 – Awards are multi-year funded, with all funds being disbursed in the first year of the award. Awards will be up to $1,500,000 in direct costs (the equivalent of $300,000 in Direct Costs each year for five years) plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs to be determined at the time of award.
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – NIH Common Fund intends to commit approximately $8 million dollars in FY 2017 and make approximately seven awards depending on the size and scope of the most meritorious awards.
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.
NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000.  No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 5, October 5, February 5 – Budgets are limited to $400,000 Direct Costs per year. Application budgets should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 16, October 16, February 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

NSF

Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 19, 2019 – Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.
Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) (link) – Full Due November 6, 2017 – 12 to 15 up to $15,000 for each award, pending availability of funds.
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (link) – Full Due December 8, 2017 – Total Amount Available $8,000,000
Dear Colleague Letter: National Science Foundation (NSF) – Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Collaborative Research (link)

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Postdoctoral Fellowship to Israel (link) – Application Deadline August 1, 2017 – USIEF stipend of up to $40,000 ($20,000 per academic year for two years), payable in U.S. dollars.  In addition, each grantee should receive from his/her host institution a grant no smaller than its own standard postdoctoral award.
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Fulbright-EHESS Post-Doctoral Award (Junior Research) to France (link) – Application Due August 1, 2017 – €2,200 per month before taxes. There is no allocation for accompanying dependents. Applicants are responsible for finding their own housing, although some host institutions may facilitate the process. Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance: International travel allowance provided for grantee only. All research scholars receive a travel allowance of €1,200.
Northrop Grumman 2017 College Intern Technical (San Antonio) (link) – This is a paid internship for 40 hours/week for this Summer (2017). The salary for Northrop Grumman interns is based on the geographical region and applicant credentials but is considered “very competitive.”  The salary for specific candidates will be disclosed as part of their employment offer.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 19

Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017

Department of Homeland Security

DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Lead (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $3,500,000 (subject to availability of funds) per year for 10 years
DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Partner (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $500,000; total will be distributed over the two year period of performance (Subject to availability of funds and project execution)

Department of the Treasury

RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis until June 5, 2017 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund. Each of five eligible applicants may apply for its share of funds.

DOD

DARPA Lifelong Learning Machines (L2M) (link) – Abstract Due May 3, 2017; Proposal Due June 21, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Due July 7, 2017 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) Synopsis 1 (link) – White Paper Due July 17, 2017; Proposal Due November 1, 2017 – Typical annual funding per grant is in the $1.25M to $1.5M range.

NIH

From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior, Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets may not exceed $500,000 direct cost annually and are expected to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.
From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry (Collaborative R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior, Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 –  Application budgets may not exceed $500,000 direct cost annually for all applications combined in a collaborative set and are expected to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.
Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) (link) – LOI Due April 24, 2017; Application Due May 24, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01) (link) – LOI due 30 Days Before; Due June 20, 2017; June 20, 2018 – An applicant may request a budget for direct costs up to $1.625 million dollars with no more than $400,000 in direct costs for any single year.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R01) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R21) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 –  The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

NASA

ROSES 2017: Heliophysics Technology and Instrument Development for Science (link) – Due May 17, 2017 – ~$4M-6M Total, $3M LCAS, $0.8M ITD, $0.4M LNAPP

NSF

Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Full Due August 9, 2017 – Each award will be up to $175,000 for up to 24 months.
EEC Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2017 – PD 17-1340
Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link)
Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) (link) – Full Due September 18, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $10,000,000; Each SMALL project will be funded at $100,000 to $500,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds; Each MEDIUM project will be funded at $500,001 to $1,000,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds.
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (link) – Due July 19, 2017 (BIO, CISE, EHR); July 20, 2017 (ENG); July 21, 2017 (GEO, MPS, SBE) – Total Amount Available $222,000,000
CBET Nano-Biosensing (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7909
CBET Thermal Transport Processes (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1406

Student Opportunities

NASA University Student Research Challenge (USRC) – A Pilot Project (link) – Due October 16, 2017 – Proposal budget requests must include both the Federal (NASA) and non-Federal (crowdfunding) shares of the project and cannot exceed a total of $105,000 plus indirect costs ($70,000 NASA-funded direct costs + $35,000 crowdfunded cost sharing + NASA-funded indirect costs).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 12

Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) – Email of Intent Due May 31, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 5, 2017

Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute – University of Houston

Request for Proposals for Borders, Trade, and Immigration Research (link) – Due May 5, 2017 – $325,000

DOC

National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Grant Program (link) – Due May 8, 2017 – NIST anticipates funding one (1) – three (3) projects for up to five (5) years in the range of approximately $1,000,000 – $3,500,000 per year.

DOD

ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018

NIH

Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – The total costs (direct and indirect) for a project awarded under this FOA will not exceed $200,000 in any given year or $300,000 for the entire project period.
Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Limited Submission Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) (link) – Full Due September 18, 2017 – Each SMALL project will be funded at $100,000 to $500,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds. Each MEDIUM project will be funded at $500,001 to $1,000,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds.
CMMI Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1179
Dear Colleague Letter: Using JOIDES Resolution to Collect Cores with Advanced Piston Coring (APC) System (link)
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2017 –
Total Amount Available $58,000,000 annually for new Noyce awards, subject to the availability of funds.
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

Transportation Research Board (TRB)/The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

IDEA Program Announcement 2017 (link) – The Transit IDEA program has two review cycles in 2017; proposals are due May 1 and November 1, 2017. NCHRP IDEA proposals are due March 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017 depending on which of the two funding cycles is targeted. The Rail Safety IDEA program has one review cycle per year. Proposals are due September 15, 2017. – The Transit IDEA program and the Rail Safety IDEA program can consider Type 1 and Type 2 proposals for up to $100,000 in IDEA costs, not including any cost sharing. The NCHRP Highway IDEA has an upper limit of $150,000 for Type 1 projects, while Type 2 projects are limited to a maximum of $100,000 and also require significant cost sharing (at least a 50% match to the proposed NCHRP IDEA budget).

Notice of Intent/Request for Information

DARPA Foundations for Generalizable Representation and Automated Extraction of Knowledge Request for Information (RFI) (link) – Responses Due April 14, 2017

Student Opportunities

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Scholarship Program (link) – Applications Due June 16, 2017 – $2,500 – $5,000
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program (link) – Applications Due May 16, 2017 – Each awardee is eligible to receive the following benefits: Living Stipend and Inbound and Outbound Transportation

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 5

DOD

Army Research Laboratory Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research (link) – Due March 31, 2022 – Applicants whose proposals are recommended for award may be contacted by  a Contract/Grant Specialist to discuss additional information required for award.
Army Research Office Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research (link) – Due March 31, 2022 – Applicants whose proposals are recommended for award may be contacted by  a Contract/Grant Specialist to discuss additional information required for award.
DARPA Molecular Informatics (link) – Abstract Due April 17, 2017; Full Due June 12, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Active Interpretation of Disparate Alternatives (AIDA) (link) – Abstract Due April 21, 2017; Due June 6, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Fiscal Year 2018 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Typical awards will be funded at $150,000 per year for three years, for a total of $450,000.
Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Full Due July 7, 2017 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
NRL Wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – White Papers Required – Selection of proposals for award will be based on the potential benefits to the Government weighed against the cost of the proposals, in view of the availability of funds.
Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) (link) – White Papers Due May 8, 2017 – This PA is expected to result in the award of a cooperative agreement (CA) as defined at 31 U.S.C. 6305 for the execution of the program. The CA will be awarded to a Consortium of organizations that may include institutions of higher education, and industrial and non-profit organizations.

Internet Society

Jonathan B. Postel Service Award (link) – Nominations Due May 3, 2017 – $20,000

NASA

HERO Appendix E: Space Radiobiology and Human Health Countermeasures Topics (link) – Step 1 Due April 24, 2017; Step 2 Due July 17, 2017 – Awards range from under $150K per year for focused, limited efforts to $600K per year for extensive activities.

NIH

Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The budget is limited to $350,000 Direct Costs per year and should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: March 16, July 16, November 16 – Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year project period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.
Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R43) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards.  With appropriate justification from the applicant, Congress will allow awards to exceed these amounts by up to 50% as a hard cap ($225,000 for Phase I).
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R41) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 –According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards.  With appropriate justification from the applicant, Congress will allow awards to exceed these amounts by up to 50% as a hard cap ($225,000 for Phase I).

NSF

Ideas Lab: Practical Fully-Connected Quantum Computer Challenge (PFCQC) (link) – Prelim Due June 19, 2017; Full due November 30, 2017 – $5,000,000 to $15,000,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Research on Integrated Photonics Utilizing AIM Photonics Capabilities (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Simulated and Synthetic Data for Infrastructure Modeling (SSDIM) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Growing Convergence Research at NSF (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: I/UCRC Clusters for Grand Challenges, a Collaborative Opportunity for Research to Address Grand Challenges (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Encouraging Submission of Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Proposals in Areas Related to the Internet of Things (link)
Tomorrow’s Internet Project Office (TIPOFF): Building on the Success of the Global Environment for Network Innovations (link) – Full Due May 2, 2017 – $10,000,000
Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 16-1636

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 29

Limited Submission NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education – Email of Intent Due March 29, 2017; Internal Proposal Due April 3, 2017

DOD

DARPA World Modelers (link) – Due May 11, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated.  The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Strategic Technologies (link) – Due March 21, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000.  No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 5, October 5, February 5 – Budgets are limited to $400,000 Direct Costs per year. Application budgets should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Collaborating Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 6, 2017; Due May 22, 2017 – It is anticipated that up to six (6) awards will be made in fiscal year 2016, not to exceed $5,000,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect), per award.
Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 16, October 16, February 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

NSF

Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) (link) – Full Due November 6, 2017 – 12 to 15 up to $15,000 for each award, pending availability of funds.
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (link) – Full Due December 8, 2017 – Total Amount Available $8,000,000
Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY) (link) – Multiple Deadlines beginning October 26, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000

CBET PDs
Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 17-1179
Fluid Dynamics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1443
Environmental Engineering (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1440
Environmental Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7643
Energy for Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7644
Cellular and Biochemical Engineering (CBE) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1491
Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-5345
Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-5342
Thermal Transport Processes (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1406
Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1407
Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1403
Process Separations (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1417
Nano-Biosensing (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7909
Particulate and Multiphase Processes (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1415
Biophotonics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7236

CMMI PDs
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-7569
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-7479
Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-8092
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1637
Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-014Y
Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1638
Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1630

Mathematical Sciences PD
Foundations (link) – Full Due October 3, 2017 – PD 10-1268

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE RFI: Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment 2 (GEARED2) (link) – Responses Due March 31, 2017

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 22

Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017
Limited Submission NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 29, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education – Email of Intent Due March 29, 2017; Internal Proposal Due April 3, 2017

Department of Health and Human Services

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) Program: RERC on Rehabilitation Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions (link) – LOI Due April 14, 2017; Applications Due May 9, 2017 – Estimated Total Funding $925,000

Department of Homeland Security

DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Lead (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $3,500,000 (subject to availability of funds) per year for 10 years
DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Partner (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $500,000; total will be distributed over the two year period of performance (Subject to availability of funds and project execution)

Department of the Treasury

RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis until June 5, 2017 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund. Each of five eligible applicants may apply for its share of funds.

DOD

Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Due July 7, 2017 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) Synopsis 1 (link) – White Paper Due July 17, 2017; Proposal Due November 1, 2017 – Typical annual funding per grant is in the $1.25M to $1.5M range.
NSWC – Crane Systems of Systems (link) – Due April 12, 2017 – Estimated Total Funding $40,000 – $500,000
NSWC – Crane 3D Visualization (link) – Due April 19, 2017 – $40,000
NSWC – Crane Forensic Analysis of Microelectronics CRANBAA17-002 (link) – Due April 19, 2017 – $40,000
ARL Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology (DCIST) Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) (link) – White Papers Due April 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000

The French Embassy and FACE Foundation

The Thomas Jefferson Fund (link) – Due April 9, 2017 – Each grant will amount to $20,000 over two years to be split equally between the French and the American teams. Co-financing from the researchers’ universities is encouraged to ensure the sustainability of these research partnerships.

NASA

ROSES 2017: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (link) – Due June 1, 2018 – Amounts Vary

NIH

Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) (link) – LOI Due April 24, 2017; Application Due May 24, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01) (link) – LOI due 30 Days Before; Due June 20, 2017; June 20, 2018 – An applicant may request a budget for direct costs up to $1.625 million dollars with no more than $400,000 in direct costs for any single year.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R01) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R21) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 –  The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Quantitative Imaging Tools and Methods for Cancer Response Assessment (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 9, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project but must not exceed $500,000 (direct costs) for each proposed year.

NSF

Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) (link) – Full Due September 18, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $10,000,000; Each SMALL project will be funded at $100,000 to $500,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds; Each MEDIUM project will be funded at $500,001 to $1,000,000 total for up to three years, subject to the availability of funds.
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF CAREER Awardees (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows (link)
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (link) – Due July 19, 2017 (BIO, CISE, EHR); July 20, 2017 (ENG); July 21, 2017 (GEO, MPS, SBE) – Total Amount Available $222,000,000
Nano-Biosensing (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7909
Thermal Transport Processes (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1406

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research (NSF CI 2030) (link)

Student Opportunities

ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships (link) – Nominations Due May 1, 2017 – $5,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 15

Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017
Limited Submission NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 29, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education – Email of Intent Due March 29, 2017; Internal Proposal Due April 3, 2017

AFCEA

AFCEA International Awards Programs (link) – Spring award nominations are now being accepted. Nominations Due April 2, 2017.

DOC

National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Grant Program (link) – Due May 8, 2017 – NIST anticipates funding one (1) – three (3) projects for up to five (5) years in the range of approximately $1,000,000 – $3,500,000 per year.

DOD

Director for Defense Intelligence Technical Collections and Special Programs (DDI TCSP) FY 18 Call for Projects (link) – Due April 3, 2017 – Recent funding levels have varied from $50,000 to $1,500,000 – If you wish to partner with collaborators at the Army Research Lab for this opportunity, please contact Dr. Narasimha Reddy (reddy@tamu.edu).
ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018
DoD Precision Trauma Care Research Award (link) – Pre-Application Due March 17, 2017 – The anticipated total costs (direct and indirect) budgeted for each Phase will not exceed $1.5 million (M). The maximum anticipated total costs (direct and indirect) for all Phases are $4.5M.

NIH

Limited Submission NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) (link) – LOI Due April 14, 2017; Application Due May 15, 2017 – Award budgets are limited to $950,000 in direct costs annually.
Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Full Due June 14, 2017
Dear Colleague Letter: Encouraging Submission of Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) Proposals in the Area of Cybersecurity (link)
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2017 –
Total Amount Available $58,000,000 annually for new Noyce awards, subject to the availability of funds.
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

Transportation Research Board (TRB)/The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

IDEA Program Announcement 2017 (link) – The Transit IDEA program has two review cycles in 2017; proposals are due May 1 and November 1, 2017. NCHRP IDEA proposals are due March 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017 depending on which of the two funding cycles is targeted. The Rail Safety IDEA program has one review cycle per year. Proposals are due September 15, 2017. – The Transit IDEA program and the Rail Safety IDEA program can consider Type 1 and Type 2 proposals for up to $100,000 in IDEA costs, not including any cost sharing. The NCHRP Highway IDEA has an upper limit of $150,000 for Type 1 projects, while Type 2 projects are limited to a maximum of $100,000 and also require significant cost sharing (at least a 50% match to the proposed NCHRP IDEA budget).

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DARPA Potential Opportunity to Discuss New DSO Research Initiatives Request for Information (RFI) (link)

Student Opportunities

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program (link) – Applications Due May 16, 2017 – Each awardee is eligible to receive the following benefits: Living Stipend and Inbound and Outbound Transportation

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 8

Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education – Email of Intent Due March 29, 2017; Internal Proposal Due April 3, 2017

CISCO

Secure and Private Internet of Things (link)

DOD

Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Full Due July 7, 2017 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
NRL Wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – White Papers Required – Selection of proposals for award will be based on the potential benefits to the Government weighed against the cost of the proposals, in view of the availability of funds.
Quantum Computing Research in New and Emerging Qubits & Cross-Quantum Systems Science & Technology (link) – White Papers Due March 30, 2017 – Anticipated awards will be made in the form of procurement contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements and are subject to the availability of appropriations.
Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) (link) – White Papers Due May 8, 2017 – This PA is expected to result in the award of a cooperative agreement (CA) as defined at 31 U.S.C. 6305 for the execution of the program. The CA will be awarded to a Consortium of organizations that may include institutions of higher education, and industrial and non-profit organizations.
Boundary Layer Transition (BOLT) Experiments (link) – Due April 7, 2017 – $2,000,000
Pandemic Prevention Platform (P3) (link) – Abstract Due March 13, 2017 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NIH

Limited Submission NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (25) (link) – LOI Due April 28, 2017; Due May 31, 2017 – Direct costs of up to $20,000 per year may be requested.
From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due May 1, 2017 –  Application budgets may not exceed $2,500,000 direct cost annually and are expected to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.
From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry   (Collaborative U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due May 1, 2017 – Application budgets may not exceed $2,500,000 direct cost annually for all applications combined in a collaborative set and are expected to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.
Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) (link) – Due October 3, 2017 – Applications may request up to $250,000 direct costs per year.

NSF

Tomorrow’s Internet Project Office (TIPOFF): Building on the Success of the Global Environment for Network Innovations (link) – Full Due May 2, 2017 – 10,000,000
Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 16-1636

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information: Solar Decathlon 2019 Future Planning (link) – Responses Due April 3, 2017

Student Opportunities

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Alan Lucas Educational Scholarships (link) – Due April 1, 2017 – The scholarships to be awarded will be at least $1,500.00.
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Hudswell International Research Scholarship (link) – Due April 6, 2017 – £5,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 1

Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017

DOD

Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 5, October 5, February 5 – Budgets are limited to $400,000 Direct Costs per year. Application budgets should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Collaborating Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 6, 2017; Due May 22, 2017 – It is anticipated that up to six (6) awards will be made in fiscal year 2016, not to exceed $5,000,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect), per award.
Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due June 16, October 16, February 16 – The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Alcohol Research Resource Awards (R24) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Before; Due May 25, September 25, January 25 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary.
Lead Optimization and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Lead Optimization and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R41/R42) (link) – Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) (link) – Full Due November 6, 2017 – 12 to 15 up to $15,000 for each award, pending availability of funds.
Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY) (link) – Multiple Deadlines beginning October 26, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000
Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) (link) – Full Due March 15, 2017 – Total amount Available $2,500,000
Fluid Dynamics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1443
Environmental Engineering (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1440
Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 17-1179
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-7569
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – D 17-7479
Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-8092
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1637
Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-014Y
Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1638
Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1630
Foundations (link) – Full Due October 3, 2017 – PD 10-1268
Environmental Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7643
Energy for Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7644
Cellular and Biochemical Engineering (CBE) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1491
Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-5345
Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-5342
Thermal Transport Processes (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1406
Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1407
Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1403
Process Separations (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1417
Nano-Biosensing (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7909
Particulate and Multiphase Processes (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1415
Biophotonics (link) – Full Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7236

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE RFI: Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment 2 (GEARED2) (link) – Responses Due March 31, 2017

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 22

Limited Submission NIH Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) – Email of Intent Due February 24, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 3, 2017
Limited Submission NIH-NIGMS Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34) – Email of Intent Due February 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 1, 2017
Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017

Department of the Treasury
RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis until June 5, 2017 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund. Each of five eligible applicants may apply for its share of funds.

DOD
DARPA RadioBio (link) – Abstract Due March 7, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA OFFensive Swarm Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) (link) – Abstract Due March 1, 2017 – Total Amount Anticipated to be Awarded: Approximately $14,000,000. Anticipated Individual Awards: DARPA intends to award up to two Swarm Systems Integrators. Swarm Sprinters funding is not included in the $14M to be awarded for Swarm System Integrators.
DARPA Pandemic Prevention Platform (P3) (link) – Abstract Due March 13, 2017 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
ARL Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology (DCIST) Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) (link) – White Papers Due April 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000

DOE
ARPA-E Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR) (link) – Concept Papers Due March 17, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $10 million.
ARPA-E Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR) (SBIR/STTR) (link) – Concept Papers Due March 17, 2017 – Awards may vary between $225,000 and $3.225 million.

NASA
ROSES 2017: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (link) – Due June 1, 2018 – Amounts Vary

NIH
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01) (link) – LOI due 30 Days Before; Due June 20, 2017; June 20, 2018 – An applicant may request a budget for direct costs up to $1.625 million dollars with no more than $400,000 in direct costs for any single year.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R01) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R21) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 –  The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Quantitative Imaging Tools and Methods for Cancer Response Assessment (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 9, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project but must not exceed $500,000 (direct costs) for each proposed year.

NSF
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (link) – Due July 19, 2017 (BIO, CISE, EHR); July 20, 2017 (ENG); July 21, 2017 (GEO, MPS, SBE) – Total Amount Available $222,000,000
Nano-Biosensing (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-7909
Thermal Transport Processes (link) – Due October 1-20, 2017 – PD 17-1406

Student/Postdoc Opportunities
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute (IACMI) Internship Program (link) – Application Due March 17, 2017 – A competitive weekly stipend commensurate with academic level for the duration of the program – $600 for undergraduate and $750 for graduate students, based on 40 hours of participation per week. Stipends for participation of less than 40 hours per week will be prorated accordingly. A weekly housing allowance of $175 and limited in- and outbound travel reimbursement to and from their internship site for selected students living more than 30 miles from the facility. Housing and travel reimbursement is limited to short-term appointments. Travel reimbursement to and from the IACMI Members’ Meeting, based on ORAU Travel Policy.
IEEE Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship (link) – Applications Due April 30 and September 30 each year – Over a dozen scholarships of $1,000 and up are available, for one academic year (approximately 9 months).
IEEE Foundation Grants Program (link) – Applications Due July 15, 2017 – Grants will be awarded for projects requesting funding between US$5,000 and US$100,000.
ASME Engineering Scholarships (link) – Applications Due March 1, 2017 – Amount Available Varies

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 15

Limited Submission NIH Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) – Email of Intent Due February 24, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 3, 2017
Limited Submission NIH-NIGMS Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34) – Email of Intent Due February 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 1, 2017
Limited Submission The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2017; Internal Proposal Due March 24, 2017

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Limited Submission 2018 Beckman Scholars Program (link) – Deadline: June 15, 2017

DOC

NIST FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program – Phase II (link) – Due April 14, 2017 To apply for a Phase II award, each Phase I awardee is required to submit a comprehensive application outlining the research. Each NIST Phase II award is for up to $300,000 and up to a 24-month period of performance.

DOD

Director for Defense Intelligence Technical Collections and Special Programs (DDI TCSP) FY 18 Call for Projects (link) – Due April 3, 2017 – Recent funding levels have varied from $50,000 to $1,500,000 – If you wish to partner with collaborators at the Army Research Lab for this opportunity, please contact Dr. Narasimha Reddy (reddy@tamu.edu).
ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018
DoD Precision Trauma Care Research Award (link) – Pre-Application Due March 17, 2017 – The anticipated total costs (direct and indirect) budgeted for each Phase will not exceed $1.5 million (M). The maximum anticipated total costs (direct and indirect) for all Phases are $4.5M.
ONR Electronic Warfare Technology (link) – White Papers Due February 21, 2017 – ONR plans to fund approximately $9,000,000 per year (Areas 1 through 5) using some combination of Budget Category 6.2 and Budget Category 6.3 funds.
Army Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

SBIR/STTR FY 2017 Phase II Release 2 (link) – LOI Due March 15, 2017 – The anticipated average award will be approximately $1,000,000.
Community Science Program (CSP): Small-Scale Microbial/Metagenome Program (link) – Due February 24, 2017

Health Effects Institute

Assessing Adverse Health Effects of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Noise, and Their Interactions with Socio-Economic Status (link) – Prelim Due March 1, 2017 – Up to 4 years of funding for up to 5 studies with a funding cap of $1,000,000 each.

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Proposals accepted until May 2, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated under this BAA. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. Resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

Early Career Faculty (ECF) (link) – NOI Due March 3, 2017 – Typical Award Amount: $200,000 per year

NIH

Limited Submission NIH-NIGMS Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34) (link) – Due May 24, 2017; May 24, 2018 – Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Limited Submission NIH Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Due May 25, 2017; May 25, 2018; May 25, 2019 – Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2017 –
Total Amount Available $58,000,000 annually for new Noyce awards, subject to the availability of funds.
Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) (link) – Full Due March 15, 2017 – Total amount Available $2,500,000
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

Transportation Research Board (TRB)/The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

IDEA Program Announcement 2017 (link) – The Transit IDEA program has two review cycles in 2017; proposals are due May 1 and November 1, 2017. NCHRP IDEA proposals are due March 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017 depending on which of the two funding cycles is targeted. The Rail Safety IDEA program has one review cycle per year. Proposals are due September 15, 2017. – The Transit IDEA program and the Rail Safety IDEA program can consider Type 1 and Type 2 proposals for up to $100,000 in IDEA costs, not including any cost sharing. The NCHRP Highway IDEA has an upper limit of $150,000 for Type 1 projects, while Type 2 projects are limited to a maximum of $100,000 and also require significant cost sharing (at least a 50% match to the proposed NCHRP IDEA budget).

Student/Postdoc Opportunities

American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Scholarship Program (link) – Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 – A combination of undergraduate scholarships ($3,000 per year) and graduate scholarships ($4,000 per year) are awarded each academic year.
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate Students (link) – Application Deadline: April 22, 2017 – Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to tuition, laboratory fees, mandatory fees and books.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 8

CISCO
Secure and Private Internet of Things (link)

DOD
Boundary Layer Transition (BOLT) Experiments (link) – Due April 7, 2017 – $2,000,000
Pandemic Prevention Platform (P3) (link) – Abstract Due March 13, 2017 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) (link) – Due March 15, 2017 – Total Amount Available $30,500,000
DARPA Efficient Ultra-Compact Laser Integrated Devices (EUCLID) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – One or more awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE
Plasma Science Facilities (link) – Pre-Application Due March 3, 2017 – No more than $24,000,000 total (approximately $4,800,000 per fiscal year) will be available to support all years (maximum of five fiscal years) of all financial assistance (cooperative agreement) awards made under this FOA.
ARPA-E Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) DE-FOA-0001727 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due February 20, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,000,000
ARPA-E CIRCUITS – SBIR DE-FOA-0001736 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due February 20, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000

NIH
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (SBIR) (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (STTR) (R41/R42) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Date; Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Date; Due May 22, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Advancing our Understanding of the Brain Epitranscriptomics (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF
Tomorrow’s Internet Project Office (TIPOFF): Building on the Success of the Global Environment for Network Innovations (link) – Full Due May 2, 2017 – 10,000,000
Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 16-1636
Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Input on Federal Datasets with Potential to Advance Data Science (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Funding Opportunity – A “Quantum Leap” Demonstration of Topological Quantum Computing (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Realignment of the Service, Manufacturing, and Operations Research (SMOR) Program and Name Change to the Operations Engineering (OE) Program (link)

Student/Postdoc Opportunities
NIH NINDS Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Award (K01) (link) – Due April 4, 2017 – NIH will contribute $30,000 per year toward the research and career development costs of the award recipient, which must be justified and consistent with the stage of development of the candidate and the proportion of time to be spent in research or career development activities.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 1

DOD

Rotorcraft Situational Awareness Radar (link) – Due February 24, 2017 – Funding is currently available for up to two (2) Cooperative Agreements valued at no more than $400,000.00 each to be awarded related to the Degraded Visual Environment Mitigation program.
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Additive Manufacturing Alloys for Naval Environments (AMANE) (link) – Full Due February 15, 2017 – Under this FOA, ONR intends to award approximately 5-6 grants at $300,000 – $450,000 per grant.
Electronic Warfare Technology (link) – White Papers Due February 21, 2017 – ONR plans to fund approximately $9,000,000 per year (Areas 1 through 5) using some combination of Budget Category 6.2 and Budget Category 6.3 funds.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

ARPA-E MacroAlgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources (MARINER) (link) – Concept Paper Due February 14, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $10,000,000.
Community Science Program (CSP): Small-Scale Microbial/Metagenome Program (link) – Due February 24, 2017
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Partnership in Nuclear Energy Research (link) – LOI Due February 15, 2017 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Proposals accepted until May 2, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated under this BAA. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. Resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.
Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) FY2017 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Large Mission Concept Origins Space Telescope (OST) System Studies at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (link) – Due March 1, 2017 – NASA plans to fund studies at approximately $10,000 to $100,000 per study with a period of performance of approximately 18 months.

NIH

Lead Optimization and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Lead Optimization and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R41/R42) (link) – Standard Due Dates: April 5, September 5, January 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-7569
Foundations (link) – Full Due October 3, 2017 – PD 10-1268
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-7479
Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-8092
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1637
Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-014Y
Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1638
Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-1630
Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY) (link) – Multiple Deadlines beginning October 26, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000
Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) (link) – Full Due March 15, 2017 – Total amount Available $2,500,000
Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM) – National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes) (link) – LOI Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $$2,000,000 – $8,000,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment 2 (GEARED 2) (link) – Responses Due February 28, 2017
DARPA Request for Information (RFI) Rapid Screening Technologies in Organic Synthesis (link) – Responses Due March 1, 2017

Awards/Fellowships/Internships

Health Effects Institute (HEI) 16-1 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award (link) – Preliminary Application Due February 15, 2017 – The budget cap is $150,000 per year for 3 years at a total of $450,000 per study, including indirect costs.
NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program: SURF operating on the Boulder, Colorado campus (SURF Boulder) and the Gaithersburg, Maryland campus (SURF Gaithersburg) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – NIST anticipates that individual awards to institutions will range from approximately $9,000-$72,000 and will support approximately 200 undergraduate students in total.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 25

Limited Submission Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research 2017 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award – Email of Intent Due January 30, 2017 (Deadline for an email of intent including the title of the internal proposal and a one to three sentence description of the project. Please include your department, title, start date for current position, and FFAR Target Area of Research in which you will be working.) Internal Proposal Due February 6, 2017

Department of the Treasury

RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis until June 5, 2017 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund. Each of five eligible applicants may apply for its share of funds.

DOE

ARPA-E Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR) (link) – Concept Papers Due March 17, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $10 million.
ARPA-E Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR) (SBIR/STTR) (link) – Concept Papers Due March 17, 2017 – Awards may vary between $225,000 and $3.225 million.
Innovative Pathways (Mod 000002) (link) – LOIs No Longer Required; Application Due February 15, 2017 – Total Amount Available $4,200,000

NASA

JSC Strategic Education Alliance (SEA) for: STEM Engagement; Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships; Educator Professional Development, and Institutional Engagement (link) – NOI Due February 10, 2017 – The estimated annual value of the award to a higher education institution or consortia of organizations and institutions serving higher education is approximately $4.0 – $5.0 million per year, not to exceed a 5-year period of performance.

NIH

Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R01) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R21) (link) – 30 Days Before Due Date; Due May 30, 2017; September 26, 2017 –  The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
Quantitative Imaging Tools and Methods for Cancer Response Assessment (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 9, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project but must not exceed $500,000 (direct costs) for each proposed year.

NSF

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (link) – Due July 19, 2017 (BIO, CISE, EHR); July 20, 2017 (ENG); July 21, 2017 (GEO, MPS, SBE) – Total Amount Available $222,000,000
Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) (link) – Full Due February 21, 2017 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 –
PD 17-058Y
Operations Engineering (OE) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 16-006Y
Systems Science (SYS) (link) – Full Due September 1-15, 2017 – PD 17-8085
Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (link) – Full Due February 15, 2017 – PD 98-1680
Dear Colleague Letter: Public Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research: Capacity-building, community-building, and direction-setting (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research (NSF CI 2030) (link)
Request for Comments on the Draft Smart Cities and Communities Federal Strategic Plan (link) – Comments Due February 28, 2017
Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) (link) – Due March
15-22, 2017 – Total Amount Available $26,500,000 (Update: Amazon Web Services [AWS], Google, and Microsoft will provide cloud credits/resources to qualifying NSF-funded projects, enabling researchers to obtain access to state-of-the-art cloud resources.)

Water Environment Research Federation (WERF)

The Paul L. Busch Award (link) – June 1, 2017 – Total Amount Available $100,000

Awards/Fellowships/Internships

Limited Submission Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research 2017 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award (link) – Nominations Due February 28, 2017 – Nominees will compete for up to 10 awards, with each awardee receiving up to $600,000 total over three years.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 18

Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due January 18, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 25, 2017

Belmont Forum/The Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe

Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus (link) – Pre-proposal Due March 15, 2017 – The total available budget for this call is approx. 28.5 M€, including support from the European Commission through Horizon 2020.

DOC

NIST Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP) (link) – Due February 2, 2017 – Approximately $100,000 may be available to fund the first year of new multi-year awards, supporting at most two (2) projects, depending on the availability of funding, for up to three (3) years at $50,000 per year

DOD

DARPA A MEchanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) (link) – Abstract Due January 17, 2017 –  It is anticipated that $23M of total funding will be awarded across all technical areas, approximately partitioned as follows: $9.5M for Technical Area 1 (TA1), three phases, 45 months; $13.5M for Technical Area 2 (TA2), three phases, 45 months.
Engineer Research Development Center (ERDC) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Due January 31, 2017 – The cost portion of the proposal will contain a cost estimate for the proposed effort sufficiently detailed by element of cost for meaningful evaluation.
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Additive Manufacturing Alloys for Naval Environments (AMANE) (link) – Full Due February 15, 2017 – Under this FOA, ONR intends to award approximately 5-6 grants at $300,000 – $450,000 per grant.
ONR Electronic Warfare Technology (link) – White Papers Due February 21, 2017 – ONR plans to fund approximately $9,000,000 per year (Areas 1 through 5) using some combination of Budget Category 6.2 and Budget Category 6.3 funds.
Army Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ DE-FOA-0001704 – LOI Due February 8, 2017 – EERE anticipates Individual awards may vary between $600,000 and $680,000.
FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – Concept Papers Due January 31, 2017 – Individual awards may vary between $200,000 and $7,500,000.
ARPA-E MacroAlgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources (MARINER) (link) – Concept Paper Due February 14, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $10,000,000.
DNA Synthesis Science Program (link) – Due January 30, 2017 – Between 5-8 awards are anticipated through each bi-annual call.
Community Science Program (CSP): Small-Scale Microbial/Metagenome Program (link) – Due February 24, 2017
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Partnership in Nuclear Energy Research (link) – LOI Due February 15, 2017 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Proposals accepted until May 2, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated under this BAA. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. Resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NIH

Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.
Basic Mechanisms of Brain Development Mediating Substance Use and Dependence (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R41/R42) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – Budgets up to $350,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $2,000,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested.
Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – Budgets up to $350,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $2,000,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested.
Innovations for Healthy Living – Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due January 22, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) (link) – LOI Due January 22, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous System Reservoirs (R01) (link) – Standard AIDS Dates: May 7, September 7, January 7 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Leveraging Existing Cohort Studies to Clarify Risk and Protective Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – NIA intends to fund an estimate of 5-8 awards, corresponding to a total of $8 million for fiscal year 2017. Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations.
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) (link) – Full Due March 15, 2017 – Total amount Available $2,500,000
Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM) – National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes) (link) – LOI Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $$2,000,000 – $8,000,000
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships (link) – Application Due February 22, 2017 – Fellows will receive an award of $76,000 paid to their institution in the form of a two-year grant.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue: Fiscal Year 17 Biomass Research and Development Initiative https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ DE-FOA-0001711
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Manufacturing: Identifying Specific Components for Manufacturing Standardization https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/  DE-FOA-0001700 – New Due Date: January 31, 2017

Awards/Fellowships/Internships

DOE Robotics Internship Program (2017 Summer Internships) (link) – Application Due February 13, 2017
Facebook Emerging Scholar Award (link) – Applications Due February 28, 2017 – Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years; $37,000 annual stipend; Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants (link) – Applications Due February 1, 2017 – Up to $15,000 in support for relatively unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists (faculty and postdocs) at U.S. or Canadian degree-granting institutions
Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program (link) – Applications Due March 14, 2017 – Estimated Range of Awards: $15,000 to $60,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 11

Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due January 18, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 25, 2017

DOC

NIST FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (link) – Due March 30, 2017 – Contingent upon availability of funds, NIST anticipates making a total number of approximately twelve (12) Phase I awards of no more than $100,000 each.
NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (link) – Due February 28, 2017 – In FY 2017 through FY2019, NIST anticipates up to $30,000,000 may be available to fund awards in the range of $10,000 to $1,000,000 per year with project performance periods of up to two (2) years.

DOD

DIUx Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) Mobile Counter-UAS System (link) – Submissions Accepted until January 17, 2017
Diverse Collegiate Research and Development Collaboration Program (link) – White Papers Due December 23, 2021 – Awarded projects are anticipated to be 24 months in length, though different length projects may be proposed, with agreement values ranging from $50k-750k. The Air Force reserves the right to award larger or smaller dollar research agreements.
FY2017 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Immersive Sciences for Training, Education, Mission Rehearsal, and Operations (link) – Due March 9, 2017 – Under this FOA, ONR intends to award 3 – 5 grants with a budget of approximately $3M. The period of performance will be between 2 – 3 years and incrementally funded based on available funding.
DARPA Efficient Ultra-Compact Laser Integrated Devices (EUCLID) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – One or more awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Causal Exploration of Complex Operational Environments (Causal Exploration) (link) – Abstract Due January 13, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA A MEchanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) (link) – Abstract Due January 17, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DTRA Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction BAA: HDTRA1-14-24-FRCWMD-BAA:  Amendment 3 (link) – Open continuously through September 2024 – Grants may range from small dollar value (e.g., $25,000) up to $1,000,000 annually (total, including both direct and indirect costs) depending on the nature and the scope of work.

DOE

Advanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research Exploration (link) DE-FOA-0001465 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due January 31, 2017 – Total Amount Available $35,000,000
Integrated Biorefinery Optimization (link) DE-FOA-0001689 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Concept Paper Due February 6, 2017 – Total Amount Available $19,800,000
ARPA-E Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) (link) DE-FOA-0001727 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due February 20, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,000,000
ARPA-E CIRCUITS – SBIR (link) DE-FOA-0001736 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due February 20, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
Subsurface Biogeochemical Research (link) – Pre-Application Due February 7, 2017 – Total funding up to $4,000,000, with approximately $1,300,000 being available each year, is expected to be available to support this FOA subject to appropriation of funds by the Congress.
Innovative Pathways (link) DE-FOA-0001703 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – LOI Due January 18, 2017 – Total Amount Available $4,200,000
Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Development and Advancement (link) DE-FOA-0001663 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Concept Papers Due January 17, 2017 – Topic Area 1: EERE may issue approximately 2 awards in this topic area, with an average award amount of $5,000,000. Topic Area 2: EERE may issue approximately 2-4 awards in this topic area, with an average award amount of $500,000 – $1,000,000.
ARPA-E Facsimile Appearance to Create Energy Savings (FACES) (link) DE-FOA-0001714 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/ – Concept Paper Due January 16, 2017 – ARPA-E may issue one, multiple, or no awards under this FOA. Awards may vary between $250,000 and $9.5 million.

EPA

National Indoor Environments Program: Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants (link) – NOI Due January 18, 2017; Application Due February 17, 2017 – The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $2 million to $4 million annually, for up to three years.

NASA

ROSES 2016: Remote Sensing of Water Quality (link) – NOI Due January 18, 2017; Proposals Due March 8, 2017 – It is anticipated that approximately $1.0M per year will be available to support approximately six new investigations responding to section 2.2. Periods of performance of up to three years may be proposed.
ROSES 2016: New Frontiers Data Analysis Program (link) – Step 1 Proposals Due February 8, 2017 – Expected program budget for first year of new awards: ~ $1.5 M/Year

NIH

Academic-Industrial Partnerships to Translate and Validate in vivo Cancer Imaging Systems (R01) (link) – New Dates March 1, 2017; June 7, 2017; October 3, 2017 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
National Centers for Cryoelectron Microscopy (U24) (link) – LOI Due May 30, 2017 – The NIH Common Fund intends to commit approximately $18,800,000 for FY 2018, contingent upon receiving scientifically meritorious proposals.  Two or three are anticipated from this solicitation.

NSF

STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) (link) – Full Due March 29, 2017 – Total Amount Available $49,895,000
Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) (link) – Due March
15-22, 2017 – Total Amount Available $26,500,000
Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research (NSF CI 2030) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Supplemental Funding Opportunity for EFRI ODISSEI Grantees to Partner with Industry (link)
Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (link) – Due January 15, 2017
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (link) – Full Due February 20, 2017 – March 6, 2017 – Small projects may be requested for a total of up to $500,000 for a period of up to 3 years. Medium projects may be requested for a total budget ranging from $500,001 to $1,000,000 for a period of up to four years. Frontier projects must address clearly identified critical CPS challenges that cannot be achieved by a set of smaller projects. Funding may be requested for a total of $1,000,001 to $7,000,000 for a period of 4 to 5 years.
Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) (link) – Full accepted anytime
Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) (link) – Full Due March 1, 2017 – Total Amount Available $8,500,000
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) (link) – Full due March 29, 2017 – Total Amount Available $70,000,000 – $95,000,000
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SSE, SSI, S2I2) Software Elements, Frameworks and Institute Conceptualizations (link) – Full Due March 7, 2017 (SSE Proposals); April 11, 2017 (S2I2 Conceptualization Proposals); September 19, 2017 (SSI Proposals)
Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) – Researcher Practitioner Partnerships (link) – Full Due February 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,000,000
NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research on the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (link) – Submission Window February 20, 2017 – March 10, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,800,000
Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures (E2CDA) (link) – Full Due March 7, 2017 – It is anticipated that approximately 2-4 multidisciplinary collaborative (Type I) projects, each ranging from $800,000 to $1,600,000 per year for three 3 years, and 2-4 individual or small (Type II) projects, each ranging from $100,000 to $200,000 per year for 1 to 3 years, will be supported.
Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) (link) – Full Due February 13, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,200,000
Algorithms in the Field (AitF) (link) – Full Due January 12-26, 2017 – Approximately 15 awards of up to $800,000 per award with durations up to 4 years are anticipated, subject to availability of funds.

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)

Path towards Personalized Medicine (PPM) Call (link) – Due (noon, Doha time) March 8, 2017 – Up to $200,000 per year, up to 3 years

USAID

Breakthrough-RESEARCH (link) – Due March 3, 2017 – Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide $55 million in total USAID funding over a 5-year period to support one Cooperative Agreement.
Breakthrough-ACTION (link) – Due March 3, 2017 – Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide $300 million in total USAID funding over a 5-year period to support one Cooperative Agreement.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information: The Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize to Empower Top Entrepreneurs (link) DE-FOA-0001731 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Responses Due January 15, 2017
DOE Request for Information: Gen 3 CSP Systems (link) DE-FOA-0001696 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Responses Due February 15, 2017
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Manufacturing: Identifying Specific Components for Manufacturing (link) DE-FOA-0001700 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Responses Due January 31, 2017
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Draft Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy (link) DE-FOA-0001721 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ – Responses Due February 28, 2017
NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence for Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) (link)

Awards/Fellowships

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Master’s Scholarship Program (MSP) (link) – Due February 10, 2017
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) GRC Graduate Fellowship Program (GFP) (link) – Due February 10, 2017 – Students will be awarded a monthly stipend of $2,612 beginning fall 2016. All Fellowships and Scholarships provide: Full tuition and university required fees; A competitive stipend; An unrestricted annual gift of $2,000 for use by the student’s faculty advisor in support of the student
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars (link) – Applications Due March 29, 2017 – Receive an annual stipend of $30,000 for up to four years
NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (R35) (link) – Due May 17, 2017; January 17, 2018 – Applications may request up to $750,000 direct costs per year.  Investigators are encouraged to request what are well-justified actual costs for their research program.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – DECEMBER 21

Limited Submission NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) – Email of Intent Due December 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due January 4, 2017
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Grant Programs in Research – Email of Intent Due January 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 17, 2017
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Education Program – Email of Intent Due January 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 17, 2017
Limited Submission The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Moore Inventor Fellows – Email of Intent Due January 4, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 18, 2017
Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due January 18, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 25, 2017

Belmont Forum/The Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe

Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus (link) – Pre-proposal Due March 15, 2017 – The total available budget for this call is approx. 28.5 M€, including support from the European Commission through Horizon 2020.

DOC

NIST Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP) (link) – Due February 2, 2017 – Approximately $100,000 may be available to fund the first year of new multi-year awards, supporting at most two (2) projects, depending on the availability of funding, for up to three (3) years at $50,000 per year

DOD

DARPA A MEchanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) (link) – Abstract Due January 17, 2017 –  It is anticipated that $23M of total funding will be awarded across all technical areas, approximately partitioned as follows: $9.5M for Technical Area 1 (TA1), three phases, 45 months; $13.5M for Technical Area 2 (TA2), three phases, 45 months.
Engineer Research Development Center (ERDC) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Due January 31, 2017 – The cost portion of the proposal will contain a cost estimate for the proposed effort sufficiently detailed by element of cost for meaningful evaluation.
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Additive Manufacturing Alloys for Naval Environments (AMANE) (link) – Full Due February 15, 2017 – Under this FOA, ONR intends to award approximately 5-6 grants at $300,000 – $450,000 per grant.
Electronic Warfare Technology (link) – White Papers Due February 21, 2017 – ONR plans to fund approximately $9,000,000 per year (Areas 1 through 5) using some combination of Budget Category 6.2 and Budget Category 6.3 funds.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

Productivity Enhanced Algae and Tool-Kits (PEAK) (link) – Concept Paper Due January 13, 2017 – Individual awards may vary between $1,500,000 and $3,000,000.
FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – Concept Papers Due January 31, 2017 – Individual awards may vary between $200,000 and $7,500,000.
ARPA-E MacroAlgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources (MARINER) (link) – Concept Paper Due February 14, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $10,000,000.
DNA Synthesis Science Program (link) – Due January 30, 2017 – Between 5-8 awards are anticipated through each bi-annual call.
Community Science Program (CSP): Small-Scale Microbial/Metagenome Program (link) – Due February 24, 2017
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Partnership in Nuclear Energy Research (link) – LOI Due February 15, 2017 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Integrated Simulation Partnerships in Fusion Energy Sciences (link) – Pre-application Due January 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000

EPA

Non-Construction Approaches to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Energy Efficient Products and Practices (link) – Due January 5, 2017 – EPA anticipates awarding 1 cooperative agreement valued at $1,050,000, from this announcement, subject to availability of funds, the quality of proposals received, and other applicable considerations.

HHS

Field Initiated Projects Program (Development) (link) – Due February 8, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,600,000

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Proposals accepted until May 2, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated under this BAA. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. Resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NIH

Innovations for Healthy Living – Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due January 22, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) (link) – LOI Due January 22, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous system Reservoirs (R01) (link) – Standard AIDS Dates: May 7, September 7, January 7 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Leveraging Existing Cohort Studies to Clarify Risk and Protective Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – NIA intends to fund an estimate of 5-8 awards, corresponding to a total of $8 million for fiscal year 2017. Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations.
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) (link) – Full Due March 15, 2017 – Total amount Available $2,500,000
Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM) – National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes) (link) – LOI Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $$2,000,000 – $8,000,000
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 – December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069
Dear Colleague Letter: Data-Driven Discovery Science in Chemistry (D3SC) (link)
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) – Design and Development Launch Pilots (link) – Prelim Due February 14, 2017 – In FY 2017, pending the availability of appropriations, approximately $7.5 million is available to fund up to 25 NSF INCLUDES two-year Design and Development Launch Pilot Projects at levels up to $300,000 each.

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – Priority Themes include Energy and Environment; Biomedical and Health; Computer Science and ICT; and Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) (link) – Open proposal submission as well as the RO vetting process: Noon (Doha time) November 29, 2016 – Close proposal submission by LPI: (Noon, Doha Time) February 21, 2017 – RO final proposal submission and vetting: Noon (Doha time) February 28, 2017 – Section 8 of the RFP lists maximum allowed QNRF Basic Grants per year in U.S. dollars.

Texas Sea Grant College Program

Texas Sea Grant Request for Research Proposals FY2018-2020 (link) – Pre-proposal Due January 20, 2017 – Approximately $750,000 per year will be available to support 4-6 proposals, contingent on availability of funds from NOAA. Proposal budgets should be no greater than $150,000 in combined direct and indirect costs per year. 50% non-federal cost-sharing is required.

W.M. Keck Foundation

Limited Submission Grant Programs in Research (link) – Phase 1 Application Deadline: May 1, 2017, 4:30 p.m. (PT) – Historically, grants range from $500,000 to $5,000,000 and are typically $2,000,000 or less.
Limited Submission Undergraduate Education Program (link) – Phase 1 Application Deadline: May 1, 2017, 4:30 p.m. (PT) – Historically, grants range from $200,000 to $1,000,000 and are typically under $500,000.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information on the Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize to Empower Top Entrepreneurs (link) – Responses Due January 15, 2017
DOE Request for Information (RFI) on the next generation of concentrating solar power technology (Gen3CSP) (link) – Responses Due February 15, 2017
DOE Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity for Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas (link)

Awards/Fellowships

To view a list of active NSF REU sites, please visit the website.

DOE SunShot Fellowships (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows, Senior SunShot Fellows, SunShot Fellows, SunShot Junior Fellows) (link) – Due January 15, 2017, and June 15, 2017

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – DECEMBER 14

Limited Submission NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) – Email of Intent Due December 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 22, 2016
Limited Submission St. Baldrick’s Foundation Supportive Care Research Grants – Email of Intent Due December 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 21, 2016
Limited Submission St. Baldrick’s Foundation Research Grants – Email of Intent Due December 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 21, 2016
Limited Submission St. Baldrick’s Foundation St. Baldrick’s Scholars – Email of Intent Due December 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 21, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) – Email of Intent Due December 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due January 4, 2017
Limited Submission The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Moore Inventor Fellows – Email of Intent Due January 4, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 18, 2017
Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due January 18, 2017; Internal Proposal Due January 25, 2017

DOC

NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (link) – Due February 28, 2017 – In FY 2017 through FY2019, NIST anticipates up to $30,000,000 may be available to fund awards in the range of $10,000 to $1,000,000 per year with project performance periods of up to two (2) years.

DOD

DTRA Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction BAA: HDTRA1-14-24-FRCWMD-BAA:  Amendment 3 (link) – Open continuously through September 2024 – Grants may range from small dollar value (e.g., $25,000) up to $1,000,000 annually (total, including both direct and indirect costs) depending on the nature and the scope of work.

DOE

ARPA-E Facsimile Appearance to Create Energy Savings (FACES) (link) – Concept Paper Due January 16, 2017 – ARPA-E may issue one, multiple, or no awards under this FOA. Awards may vary between $250,000 and $9.5 million.
Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager (link) – LOI Due January 10, 2017 –EERE expects to make approximately $5,000,000 of Federal funding available for the new award under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making one award under this FOA.
Biosystems Design to Enable Next-Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts (link) – Pre-application Due December 19, 2016 – It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $1,000,000 per year to $5,000,000 per year.

EPA

Regular and Early Career: Anticipating the Environmental Impacts and Behavioral Drivers of Deep Decarbonization (link) – Due February 10, 2017 – Total Amount Available $6,000,000

MD Anderson Cancer Center Prostate Cancer SPORE

2016-2018 Development Research Program Awards (link) – Pre-application Due December 15, 2016 – Each award consists of a maximum of $50,000 plus institutional F&A (maximum of 60%) for 1 year.
2016-2018 Career Enhancement Program Awards (link) – Pre-application Due December 15, 2016 – Each award consists of a maximum of $50,000 plus institutional F&A (maximum of 60%) for 1 year.

NIH

Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum for Substance Abusing Populations at High-Risk and/or Living with HIV (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior to the Application; Due May 9, 2017 – NIH intends to fund an estimate of 3-5 awards, corresponding to a total of $4 million, for fiscal year 2017. Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations.
Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior to the Application; Due February 7, 2017 – There are no specific budget limitations; however, the requested direct costs must be reasonable, well documented, fully justified and commensurate with the scope and purpose of the proposed program for the intended outcome(s).
Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25) (link) – Due January 24, 2017 – The total direct costs for each award are limited to $400,000 annually.
Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25) (link) – Due January 27, 2017 – The total amount to be awarded is approximately $5 million (total costs) per year.
Large Research Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R01) (link) – Standard Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The total costs awarded to a grant under this FOA will not exceed $500,000 in any given year for a period of up to five (5) years. Applications with project periods that exceed five years or budgets that exceed $500,000 total costs in any given year will not be reviewed.

NSF

Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures (E2CDA) (link) – Full Due March 7, 2017 – It is anticipated that approximately 2-4 multidisciplinary collaborative (Type I) projects, each ranging from $800,000 to $1,600,000 per year for three 3 years, and 2-4 individual or small (Type II) projects, each ranging from $100,000 to $200,000 per year for 1 to 3 years, will be supported.
Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) (link) – Full Due February 13, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,200,000
Algorithms in the Field (AitF) (link) – Full Due January 12-26, 2017 – Approximately 15 awards of up to $800,000 per award with durations up to 4 years are anticipated, subject to availability of funds.
Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) (link) – Full Due January 10, 2017 – Approximately $10,000,000 will be made available in FY 2017 to support up to 15-25 awards with durations of 2-4 years and up to $1,000,000 per award.

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)

Path towards Personalized Medicine (PPM) Call (link) – Due (noon, Doha time) March 8, 2017 – Up to $200,000 per year, up to 3 years

Awards/Fellowships

Limited Submission The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Moore Inventor Fellows (link) – February 8, 2017: Institutions provide basic nominee information; March 1, 2017: All application materials due – The foundation anticipates investing $33.75 million to support 50 Moore Fellows.
NIH NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 12, June 12, October 12 – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses.
NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program: SURF operating on the Boulder, Colorado campus (SURF Boulder) and the Gaithersburg, Maryland campus (SURF Gaithersburg) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – Approximately $1.8 million for new awards may be available (approximately $200,000 for SURF Boulder and $1.6 million for SURF Gaithersburg). NIST anticipates that individual awards to institutions will range from approximately $9,000 – $72,000 and will support approximately 200 undergraduate students in total.
Berkeley/EECS Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley –
Information Technology for Sustainability (SUPERB-ITS) (link) – Deadline: January 30, 2017 – $4,500 stipend, housing, meals and $600 travel allowance provided
IEEE Standards Education Grants (link) – Applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year. The Standards Education Committee will review applications according to the following schedule: March 15, June 15, October 15, January 30 – Grants include US$500 for students, with additional honoraria for faculty mentors.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – DECEMBER 7

AFRL/RI Information Institute

2017 Visiting Faculty Research Program (link) – Application Due January 22, 2017

American Chemical Society (ACS)

ACS Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) Grants (link) – Submission Deadline February 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017 – Up to $110,000

DOD

DARPA Agile Teams (A-Teams) (link) – Abstract Due December 14, 2016 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
SERDP Core Solicitation (Non-Federal) – Weapons Systems and Platforms – Development of Agile, Novel Expeditionary Battlefield Manufacturing Processes Using Recycled and Reclaimed Materials (link) – Pre-proposals Due January 5, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000

DOE

Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2017 (link) – Concept Paper Due January 4, 2017 – Total Amount Available $19,500,000
FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 2 Topics (FOA Issued November 28, 2016) (link) – LOI Due December 19, 2016

EPA

Using a Total Environment Framework (Built, Natural, Social Environments) to Assess Life-long Health Effects of Chemical Exposures (link) – Due March 2, 2017 – It is anticipated that a total of approximately $7,000,000 will be awarded under this announcement, depending on the availability of funds, quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations. The EPA anticipates funding approximately 5 regular awards and 5 early career awards under this RFA.
Early Career Awards: Using a Total Environment Framework (Built, Natural, Social Environments) to Assess Life-long Health Effects of Chemical Exposures (link) – Due March 2, 2017 – It is anticipated that a total of approximately $7,000,000 will be awarded under this announcement, depending on the availability of funds, quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations. The EPA anticipates funding approximately 5 regular awards and 5 early career awards under this RFA.

NASA

ROSES 2016: Carbon Monitoring System: Continuing Prototype Product Development, Research, and Scoping (link) – Due February 24, 2017 – Awards range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to more than $1,000,000 per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of specialized science experimental hardware).

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects – TargetedBCP (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior; Application Due March 8, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $7M to fund 10 awards. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Oral Anticancer Agents: Utilization, Adherence, and Health Care Delivery (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
National Cancer Institute Youth Enjoy Science Research Education Program (R25) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior; Standard Due Dates: January 25, May 25, September 25 – The maximum budget is $500,000 direct costs/year. The budget request for a given application needs to be adequately justified and reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Advancing Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s-Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: January 5, April 5, September 5 – NIA intends to commit up to $15,000,000 in 2017 to fund 20 awards.
Advancing Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s-Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) (R41/R42) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior; Standard Due Dates: January 5, April 5, September 5 – NIA intends to commit $5,000,000 in FY 2017 to fund 10 awards.
Interdisciplinary Research to Understand the Complex Biology of Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk (R01) (link) – Due February 21, 2017 – Annual direct costs are capped at $750,000.
Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions among Immigrant Populations (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25) (link) – Due January 27, 2017 – Although the size of award may vary with the scope of the research education program proposed and there are no specific budget limitations, the requested direct costs must be reasonable, well documented, fully justified and commensurate with the scope of the proposed program. All awards are subject to the availability of funds.
Focused Technology Research and Development (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Exploratory Research for Technology Development (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets are limited to a total of $275,000 Direct Costs over the two-year project period. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. The budget must be well justified and reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Selective Cell and Network Vulnerability in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days prior to Application Date; Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 –  Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Phylodynamic Tracking of HIV Transmission (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days prior to Application Date; Application Due March 15, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $499,999 per year in direct costs.

NSF

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (link) – Due January 15, 2017
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (link) – Full Due February 20, 2017 – March 6, 2017 – Small projects may be requested for a total of up to $500,000 for a period of up to 3 years. Medium projects may be requested for a total budget ranging from $500,001 to $1,000,000 for a period of up to four years. Frontier projects must address clearly identified critical CPS challenges that cannot be achieved by a set of smaller projects. Funding may be requested for a total of $1,000,001 to $7,000,000 for a period of 4 to 5 years.
Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) (link) – Full accepted anytime
Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) (link) – Full Due March 1, 2017 – Total Amount Available $8,500,000
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) (link) – Full due March 29, 2017 – Total Amount Available $70,000,000 – $95,000,000
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SSE, SSI, S2I2) Software Elements, Frameworks and Institute Conceptualizations (link) – Full Due March 7, 2017 (SSE Proposals); April 11, 2017 (S2I2 Conceptualization Proposals); September 19, 2017 (SSI Proposals)
Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) – Researcher Practitioner Partnerships (link) – Full Due February 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,000,000
NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research on the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (link) – Submission Window February 20, 2017 – March 10, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,800,000
Dear Colleague Letter: NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG & MPS (link)
Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) (link) – Prelim Due January 3, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,500,000
Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF-ISS) (link) – Due March 10, 2017
National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) (link) – Full Due February 2, 2017 – Foundational projects will range from $350,000 to $750,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects will range from $500,000 to $1,500,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NSF-NCS) (link) – LOI Due January 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000-$15,000,000
Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning) (link) – Full Due February 10, 2017
Advanced Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Cells (ABTC) (link) – Prelim Due January 4, 2017 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000

ORAU

National Energy Technology Laboratory – Faculty Research Program (FRP) (link) – Applications accepted on rolling basis – Stipend, Insurance, Inbound/Outbound travel, On-station travel

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001689 Integrated Biorefinery Optimization (link)
DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001628 Productivity Enhanced Algae and Tool-Kits (PEAK) (link)
DOE Request for Information Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Manufacturing: Identifying Specific Components for Manufacturing Standardization (link) – Responses Due December 30, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

SWE Scholarship Program (link) – We have 2 applications depending on your class level for the upcoming fall semester and these are typically available: For sophomores through graduate students: December 1 – February 15; For freshmen: March 1 – May 15 – Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 each and some are renewable
DOE/Fermilab Summer Internships in Science and Technology (SIST) (link) – Deadline January 29, 2017 – 12-week paid internship
Facebook Emerging Scholar Award (link) – Deadline February 28, 2017 – Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years; $37,000 annual stipend; Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore Engineering Fellowship Program at Texas A&M (link) – Application Packets Due January 15, 2017
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Programs Early-Career Research Fellowships (link) – Application Deadline February 22, 2017 –Fellows will receive an award of $76,000 paid to their institution in the form of a two-year grant.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Programs Science Policy Fellowships (link) – Application Deadline February 22, 2017 – Fellows who have completed an MA, MS, or MPH degree or who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program will receive an annual stipend of $45,000. Fellows who have completed a PhD, ScD, MD, or DVM will receive an annual stipend of $55,000. Stipends will be paid directly to the fellow in monthly disbursements.
L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program (link) – Application Deadline February 3, 2017 – $60,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – NOVEMBER 30

DOD

DARPA Insect Allies (link) – Proposal Abstract Due December 6, 2016 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program (link) – Full Due up to December 31, 2017 – The period of performance of the awards will typically range from twelve (12) months to thirty-six (36) months. ONR typically funds individual awards up to $250,000 per year. Cost proposals for larger amounts will be considered on a case by case basis.
Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology (link) – Full Due up until September 30, 2017 (White Papers are frequently desired by ONR Program Officers. Offerors should consult the cognizant ONR Program Officer regarding the desirability of White Paper submissions or Oral Presentations.) – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.

DOE

FY 2017 Phase I Release 2 SBIR/STTR (link) – LOI Due December 19, 2016 – Ceiling: $150,000 or   $225,000 for SBIR and STTR grants depending on Topic.
Power Nitride Doping Innovation Offers Devices Enabling SWITCHES (PNDIODES) (link) – Full Due January 4, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $2.5 million.

Federal Transit Administration

Zero Emission Research Opportunity (ZERO) (link) – Due February 21, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,750,000

NASA

ROSES 2016: Advanced Information Systems Technology (link) – Due February 16, 2017 – Awards range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to more than $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of specialized science experimental hardware).
ROSES 2016: Land Cover/Land Use Change (link) – Due December 1, 2016 – Awards range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to more than $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of specialized science experimental hardware).

NIH

Exosomes: From Biogenesis and Secretion to the Early Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due January 3, 2017; Application Due February 3, 2017 – NIA intends to commit $8 million in FY 2017 to fund 9-11 awards. The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations.
Understanding the Effects of ApoE2 on the Interaction between Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due January 10, 2017; Application Due February 10, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $300,000 per year in direct costs.
Circadian Mechanisms Contributing to Obesity, Diabetes Metabolism, and Underlying Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due February 14, 2017, Application Due March 14, 2017 – Application budgets may not exceed direct costs of $500,000 per year in fiscal years 2017 through 2021.

NIST

NIST Consortium for Semiconductor and Future Computing Research Grant Program (link) – Due January 13, 2017 – NIST anticipates making one (1) multi-year award of up to $3,200,000 in the first year and up to $3,700,000 in subsequent years, for a total award period of up to 5 years.

NSF

Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) (link) – Full Due February 21, 2017 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF) (link) – Full Due February 23, 2017 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
United States-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science (USICCS): A Joint Program of NSF and the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – $400,000 in total is expected to be awarded in FY 17 pending availability of funds.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager (link)
NIH Request for Information (RFI): NHLBI Translational Research (link) – Responses Due February 17, 2017

Awards/Fellowships

SPIE Scholarship Program (link) – Deadline: February 15, 2017 – The Education Scholarship award amounts vary from $2,500 to $11,000.
ASCE Freeman Fellowship (link) – Deadline: February 10, 2017 – The amount of the fellowship will be determined annually by and subject to approval of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction based on income from the fund endowment.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – NOVEMBER 23

Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – Priority Themes include Energy and Environment; Biomedical and Health; Computer Science and ICT; and Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) (link) – Open proposal submission as well as the RO vetting process: Noon (Doha time) November 29, 2016 – Close proposal submission by LPI: (Noon, Doha Time) February 21, 2017 – RO final proposal submission and vetting: Noon (Doha time) February 28, 2017 – Section 8 of the RFP lists maximum allowed QNRF Basic Grants per year in U.S. dollars.

Aggie Green Fund Advisory Board

Texas A&M University Aggie Green Fund (link) – Abstracts Due November 28, 2016; Application Due February 13, 2017 – Once the board votes to approve your project, funds will be distributed on an as needed basis.

DOD

Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.

DOE

Fuel Cell Technologies Office Annual FOA (link) – Concept Papers Due December 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $30,000,000
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Integrated Simulation Partnerships in Fusion Energy Sciences (link) – Pre-application Due January 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $90,000,000

EPA

Non-Construction Approaches to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Energy Efficient Products and Practices (link) – Due January 5, 2017 – EPA anticipates awarding 1 cooperative agreement valued at $1,050,000, from this announcement, subject to availability of funds, the quality of proposals received, and other applicable considerations.

HHS

Field Initiated Projects Program (Development) (link) – Due February 8, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,600,000

NIH

Leveraging Existing Cohort Studies to Clarify Risk and Protective Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – NIA intends to fund an estimate of 5-8 awards, corresponding to a total of $8 million for fiscal year 2017. Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations.
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 20, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year.
BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) – Specialized Collaboratory on Mouse Brain Cell Atlas (U01) (link) – LOI Due December 23, 2016 and September 13, 2017; Application Due January 23, 2017 and October 13, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $18M per year to fund 2-6 Specialized Collaboratories and 1-4 Comprehensive Centers.
BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 30, 2016; Application Due January 30, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Dynamic Interactions between Systemic or Non-Neuronal Systems and the Brain in Aging and in Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) – Design and Development Launch Pilots (link) – Prelim Due February 14, 2017 – In FY 2017, pending the availability of appropriations, approximately $7.5 million is available to fund up to 25 NSF INCLUDES two-year Design and Development Launch Pilot Projects at levels up to $300,000 each.
Dear Colleague Letter: Advanced Manufacturing Research to Address Basic Research Enabling Innovation at Manufacturing USA Institutes (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Potential Integration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) Program (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: IUCRC Clusters for Grand Challenges, a Collaborative Opportunity for Research to Address Grand Challenges (link)
Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining) (link) – Full Due January 18, 2017 and October 9, 2017 – Each CyberTraining award shall range from $300,000 to $500,000 per award and shall be up to 3 years in duration. The number of awards will be based on quality of proposals, availability of funds, and responsiveness to the priorities of the participating directorates/divisions.
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Total Amount Available $33,750,000 – SBIR Phase I proposals may be submitted for funding up to $225,000.
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Total Amount Available $33,750,000 – STTR Phase I proposals may be submitted for funding up to $225,000.

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC)

Joint University Microelectronics Program (JUMP) (link) – White Papers Due March 6, 2017 – Total Amount Available $150,000,000+

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NIH Request for Information (RFI): Strategies for NIH Data Management, Sharing, and Citation (link) – Responses Due December 29, 2016
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – NOVEMBER 16

Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

CONACYT

2017 TAMU-CONACYT Request for Proposals (link) – LOI (Required) Due December 8, 2016; Full Due March 27, 2016 – Principal investigators (PIs) may apply for a Regular Research Award providing up to $24,000 in joint funding or a Special Research Award providing up to $75,000 in joint funding. PIs may not submit proposals to both award programs.

DOE

Photovoltaics Research and Development (PVRD) 2: Modules and Systems (link) – LOI Due December 1, 2016; Concept Paper Due December 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $25,000,000
Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies (link) – Concept Papers Due December 15, 2016 – Individual awards in Topic Area 1 may vary between $240,000 and $900,000. The award in Topic Area 2 will be up to $350,000.
Biosystems Design to Enable Next-Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts (link) – Pre-application Due December 19, 2016 – It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $1,000,000 per year to $5,000,000 per year.

EPA

Regular and Early Career: Anticipating the Environmental Impacts and Behavioral Drivers of Deep Decarbonization (link) – Due February 10, 2017 – Total Amount Available $6,000,000

NIH

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25) (link) – Due January 24, 2017 – The total direct costs for each award are limited to $400,000 annually.
Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25) (link) – Due January 27, 2017 – The total amount to be awarded is approximately $5 million (total costs) per year.
Large Research Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R01) (link) – Standard Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The total costs awarded to a grant under this FOA will not exceed $500,000 in any given year for a period of up to five (5) years. Applications with project periods that exceed five years or budgets that exceed $500,000 total costs in any given year will not be reviewed.
BD2K Support for Meetings of Data Science Related Organizations (U13) (link) – Due December 15, 2016 – Application budget requests should reflect the actual needs for the proposed meeting(s) but must not exceed $470,000 annually in direct costs.
Facile Methods and Technologies for Synthesis of Biomedically Relevant Carbohydrates (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $500,000 in each year.
Data Integration and Analysis Tools: Accessible Resources for Integration and Analysis of Carbohydrate and Glycoconjugate Data in the Context of Comparable Gene, Protein, and Lipid Data (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $1.5 million, per year.
Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 –  Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $400,000 in each year.
Innovative Adaptations to Simplify Existing Technologies for Manipulation and Analysis of Glycans (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project.  Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $200,000 in each year.
NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: October 5, February 5, June 5 – The NLM Express Research Grant has a limit of $250,000 per year in direct costs.

NSF

Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) (link) – Full Due February 13, 2017 – Total Amount Available $1,200,000
Algorithms in the Field (AitF) (link) – Full Due January 12-26, 2017 – Approximately 15 awards of up to $800,000 per award with durations up to 4 years are anticipated, subject to availability of funds.
Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) (link) – Full Due January 10, 2017 – Approximately $10,000,000 will be made available in FY 2017 to support up to 15-25 awards with durations of 2-4 years and up to $1,000,000 per award.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Computer Assisted Programming for Heterogeneous Architectures (CAPA) (link) – Full Due December 8-15, 2016 – The awards are expected to have a total budget of $2-3 million per award for a duration of 3 years, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (link) – Full Due December 19, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 per year, subject to availability of funds

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DARPA In Vivo Nucleic Acid Sequencing and Synthesis, RFI (link) – Responses Due December 2, 2016
DARPA Synthetic Organelles: Assembly and Applications, RFI (link) – Reponses Due December 2, 2016

Fellowships/Awards

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distinguished Fellowships – Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship, Alvin M. Weinberg Fellowship, and Liane B. Russell Fellowship (link) – Due November 30, 2016
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Alton S. Householder Fellowship (link) – Due November 31
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Clifford G. Shull Fellowship (link) – The fellowship is offered multiple times a year.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – NOVEMBER 9

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant – Email of Intent Due November 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 16, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

DOD

SERDP Core Solicitation (Non-Federal) – Weapons Systems and Platforms – Development of Agile, Novel Expeditionary Battlefield Manufacturing Processes Using Recycled and Reclaimed Materials (link) – Pre-proposals Due January 5, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000

DOE

Building America 2017 Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation (link) – Concept Papers Due December 7, 2016 – EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $300,000 and $1,000,000.
FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 2 Topics (FOA Issued November 28, 2016) (link) – LOI Due December 19, 2016

Lemelson-MIT

$500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize (link) – Nomination process; Initial Submission Due November 30, 2016

NIH

Interdisciplinary Research to Understand the Complex Biology of Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk (R01) (link) – Due February 21, 2017 – Annual direct costs are capped at $750,000.
Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions among Immigrant Populations (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25) (link) – Due January 27, 2017 – Although the size of award may vary with the scope of the research education program proposed and there are no specific budget limitations, the requested direct costs must be reasonable, well documented, fully justified and commensurate with the scope of the proposed program. All awards are subject to the availability of funds.
Focused Technology Research and Development (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Exploratory Research for Technology Development (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets are limited to a total of $275,000 Direct Costs over the two-year project period. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. The budget must be well justified and reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Selective Cell and Network Vulnerability in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days prior to Application Date; Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 –  Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Phylodynamic Tracking of HIV Transmission (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days prior to Application Date; Application Due March 15, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $499,999 per year in direct costs.

NSF

Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) (link) – Prelim Due January 3, 2017 – Total Amount Available $20,500,000
Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF-ISS) (link) – Due March 10, 2017
National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) (link) – Full Due February 2, 2017 – Foundational projects will range from $350,000 to $750,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects will range from $500,000 to $1,500,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NSF-NCS) (link) – LOI Due January 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000-$15,000,000
Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning) (link) – Full Due February 10, 2017
Advanced Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Cells (ABTC) (link) – Prelim Due January 4, 2017 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000

Fellowships/Awards

NASA Interns, Fellows & Scholars One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) (link) – Summer internship applications are accepted: 10/18/2016 – 03/01/2017
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) 2017 (link) – Due February 1, 2017 – The maximum amount of a NESSF award is $45,000 per year. Not all awards require $45,000 per year. NASA’s guideline for the student stipend is $35K per calendar year; however, the stipend should be comparable with the prevailing rate on the student’s campus. An allowance of $10,000 is provided for tuition, fees, and other expenses
NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days prior to Application; Application Due April 8, 2017 – For the F99 phase, award budgets are composed of stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance, as described below. For the K00 phase, award budgets are composed of salaries and fringe benefits, research and career development support, and indirect costs.
International Post-Doc Initiative (IPODI) (link) – Due January 5, 2017 – IPODI Fellows receive a two-year employment contract with the TU Berlin, including social security insurance, pension coverage and health insurance. The TU Berlin purposely honors the high potential of the applicants with salaries equal to those of the Marie Curie Programme for experienced researchers (salary scale in the range of E 13/14 TV-L). Furthermore, IPODI Fellows receive a yearly travel allowance depending on their place of origin as well as a monthly contribution to research costs.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – NOVEMBER 2

Limited Submission Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards – Email of Intent Due November 7, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 14, 2016
Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant – Email of Intent Due November 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 16, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

DOD

DARPA Insect Allies (link) – Proposal Abstract Due December 6, 2016 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program (link) – Full Due up to December 31, 2017 – The period of performance of the awards will typically range from twelve (12) months to thirty-six (36) months. ONR typically funds individual awards up to $250,000 per year. Cost proposals for larger amounts will be considered on a case by case basis.
Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology (link) – Full Due up until September 30, 2017 (White Papers are frequently desired by ONR Program Officers. Offerors should consult the cognizant ONR Program Officer regarding the desirability of White Paper submissions or Oral Presentations.) – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.
IARPA Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats (Fun GCAT) (link) – Due November 8, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
IARPA Multimodal Objective Sensing to Assess Individuals with Context (MOSAIC) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Power Nitride Doping Innovation Offers Devices Enabling SWITCHES (PNDIODES) (link) – Full Due January 4, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $2.5 million.

NIH

Exosomes: From Biogenesis and Secretion to the Early Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due January 3, 2017; Application Due February 3, 2017 – NIA intends to commit $8 million in FY 2017 to fund 9-11 awards. The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations.
Understanding the Effects of ApoE2 on the Interaction between Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due January 10, 2017; Application Due February 10, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $300,000 per year in direct costs.
Circadian Mechanisms Contributing to Obesity, Diabetes Metabolism, and Underlying Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due February 14, 2017, Application Due March 14, 2017 – Application budgets may not exceed direct costs of $500,000 per year in fiscal years 2017 through 2021.
Role of Age-Associated Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application; Standard Due Dates February 5, June 5, October 5 – NIA intends to commit $2.7M in FY 2017 to fund 6-8 awards.
Translational Bioinformatics Approaches to Advance Drug Repositioning and Combination Therapy Development for Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates February 5, June 5, October 5 – Annual direct costs are capped at $500,000.
Integrative Research to Understand the Impact of Sex Differences on the Molecular Determinants of AD Risk and Responsiveness to Treatment (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates February 5, June 5, October 5 – Annual direct costs are capped at $750,000.
Platform Delivery Technologies for Nucleic Acid Therapeutics (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates September 5, January 5, April 5 – For NCATS, budgets up to $325,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $2,000,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested. NIAID will allow Phase I applications with budgets of up to $300,000 total costs per year for up to 2 years; and Phase II or Phase IIB applications with budgets of up to $1,000,000 total costs per year for up to 3 years. Requests for these budget levels must be very well-justified. For NIBIB only, budgets up to $225,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $1,500,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested.
Platform Delivery Technologies for Nucleic Acid Therapeutics (R41/R42) (link) – Standard Due Dates September 5, January 5, April 5 – For NCATS, budgets up to $325,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $2,000,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested. NIAID will allow Phase I applications with budgets of up to $300,000 total costs per year for up to 2 years; and Phase II or Phase IIB applications with budgets of up to $1,000,000 total costs per year for up to 3 years. Requests for these budget levels must be very well-justified.
Clarifying the Relationship between Delirium and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NIST

NIST Consortium for Semiconductor and Future Computing Research Grant Program (link) – Due January 13, 2017 – NIST anticipates making one (1) multi-year award of up to $3,200,000 in the first year and up to $3,700,000 in subsequent years, for a total award period of up to 5 years.

NSF

Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) (link) – Full Due February 21, 2017 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF) (link) – Full Due February 23, 2017 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
United States-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science (USICCS): A Joint Program of NSF and the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) (link) – Due February 15, 2017 – $400,000 in total is expected to be awarded in FY 17 pending availability of funds.
Dear Colleague Letter: Enabling US-Brazil Collaboration on Cybersecurity Research (link)
Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (TRIPODS) TRIPODS Phase I (link) – LOI Due January 4-19, 2017 – Proposers may request up to $500,000 per year for a duration of three years.
Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 19, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) (link) – Full Due February 8, 2017 – Type 1 Awards: Projects will be of 2 years in duration with a maximum total budget of $500,000. Type 2 Awards: Projects will be of 3-4 years in duration with a total budget ranging from $1 million to $2.5 million.
Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) (link) – Full Due January 3, 2017 – Total Amount Available $25,000,000
IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) (link) – LOI Due December 9, 2016 – Total Amount Available $11,950,000
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-7569
Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME) (link) – Full Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1468
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (link) – Full Due November 25 – December 9, 2016 – PD 16-8069

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

Limited Submission Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards (link) – Due January 9, 2017 – The award amount provided by ORAU is $5,000. The applicant’s institution is required to match the award with at least an additional $5,000. This is a one-year grant (June 1 to May 31).

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information: Research Needs Related to Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas, Beneficial Use of Produced Water, Offshore Spill Prevention, Natural Gas Conversion, and Offshore Carbon Dioxide Storage/Enhanced Oil Recovery (link) – Responses Due December 16, 2016
DOE HydroNEXT Request for Information: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development of Hydropower in Undeveloped Stream Reaches of the United States (link) – Responses Due December 16, 2016
DOE Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0001615 Modification 000002: Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities (link) – Submission deadlines removed in Modification 000002.

Fellowships/Awards

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program (DOE CSGF) (link) – Due January 18, 2017 – A yearly stipend of $36,000; Payment of full tuition and required fees during the appointment period (at any accredited U.S. university); A $5,000 academic allowance in the first fellowship year and a $1,000 allowance each renewed year (to be used for the purchase of a computer workstation or for research/professional development expenses); Up to four years of total support, depending on renewal
DOD Summer Faculty Research Program and Sabbatical Leave Program (link) – Due December 12, 2016 – Stipends range from $1,400 to $1,900 per week for the summer program.
DOD U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Due November 30, 2016 – The formula for the total stipend for those who have requested a moving allowance is as follows: (Position or academic status x Total number of weeks) + ($350 x Total number of weeks) = Total stipend
DOD U.S. Army Research Laboratory Research Associateship Program administered by ORAU (link) – Applications are accepted throughout the year for Postdoctoral Fellows and Senior Fellows. Applications for Short-Term Fellows and Journeyman Fellows may be submitted throughout the year, however applicants are encouraged to submit applications by April for consideration for the current year. – Stipend payments for Journeyman, Postdoctoral Fellows (recent Ph.D.) and senior awards (e.g., faculty or sabbatical) are based upon the discipline and area of research.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 26

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant – Email of Intent Due November 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 16, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

DOD

Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle.  Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.
Hybrid Forecasting Competition (HFC) (link) – Due November 14, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Reconfigurable Imaging (ReImagine) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) (link) – Executive Summary Due November 1, 2016 (highly encouraged, but not required); Full Due January 18, 2017 – Each award will include funding for a 24-month base period (a maximum of $500,000) and a 12-month option period (a maximum of $500,000).
Reconfigurable Imaging (ReImagine) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

SBIR/STTR FY 2017 Phase II Release 1 (link) – LOI Due November 14, 2016 – Approximately $80,000,000 is expected to be available for awards under this FOA contingent on the availability of appropriated funds.
Scaling Up the Next Generation of Building Efficiency Packages (link) – Concept Paper Due November 21, 2016 – EERE expects to make approximately $6,500,000 of Federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. Individual awards may vary between $200,000 and $700,000.
Sensor and Modeling Approaches for Enhanced Observability and Controllability of Power Systems with Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,000,000

NIH

Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 20, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year.
BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) – Specialized Collaboratory on Mouse Brain Cell Atlas (U01) (link) – LOI Due December 23, 2016 and September 13, 2017; Application Due January 23, 2017 and October 13, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $18M per year to fund 2-6 Specialized Collaboratories and 1-4 Comprehensive Centers.
BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 30, 2016; Application Due January 30, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Dynamic Interactions between Systemic or Non-Neuronal Systems and the Brain in Aging and in Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development and/or Validation of Devices or Electronic Systems to Monitor or Enhance Mind and Body Interventions (R43/R44) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Development and/or Validation of Devices or Electronic Systems to Monitor or Enhance Mind and Body Interventions (R41/R42) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Powering Research through Innovative Methods for mixtures in Epidemiology (PRIME) (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Date; Application Due February 22, 2017 – Application budgets can be up to $350,000 per year in direct costs but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Role of Peripheral Proteostasis on Brain Aging and on Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 12, 2016 – NIA intends to commit $5,000,000 in FY 2017 to fund 8-10 awards.
Basic and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Digital Curation for Biomedical Big Data (U01) (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $350,000 in each year.

NSF

Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining) (link) – Full Due January 18, 2017 and October 9, 2017 – Each CyberTraining award shall range from $300,000 to $500,000 per award and shall be up to 3 years in duration. The number of awards will be based on quality of proposals, availability of funds, and responsiveness to the priorities of the participating directorates/divisions.
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding (link)
Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Enabling New Collaborations Between Computer and Information Science & Engineering (CISE) and Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Research Communities (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Encouraging Reproducibility in Computing and Communications Research (link)
Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Special Guidelines for Submitting Collaborative Proposals under the US NSF/CISE – US-Israel Binational Science Foundation International Opportunity (link)
Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 19, 2017
Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) (link) – LOI Due January 19, 2017
Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Full Due December 19, 2016 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) (link) – Preliminary Due November 30, 2016 – Total Amount Available $18,500,000
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) (link) – Full Due January 3-17, 2017 – Total Amount Available $29,400,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information on Potential Technical Focus Area for Advanced Manufacturing-Related Traineeships (link) – Responses Due November 10, 2016
DOE Request for Information: Supporting Clean Energy Startups: Industry and Investment Partnerships for Scaling Innovation (link) – Responses Due November 14, 2016
DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001630: Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation – 2017 (link)
DOE Notice of Intent to Issue DE-FOA-0001601: Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 19

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant – Email of Intent Due November 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 16, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

DOD

DoD Joint Program Committee 1 (JPC-1)/ Medical Simulation and Information Sciences (MSIS) Developing Models for Military and/or Civilian Medical Training from Field Data Collected from Sensors (MATADOR) (link) – Pre-application Due November 14, 2016 – The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $750,000.

DOE

Biosystems Design to Enable Next-Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts (link) – Pre-application Due December 19, 2016 – It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $1,000,000 per year to $5,000,000 per year.
Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D – 2017 (link) – Concept Papers Due November 14, 2016 – Individual awards may not exceed $1.5 million Federal share awards.

NIH

Large Research Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R01) (link) – Standard Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The total costs awarded to a grant under this FOA will not exceed $500,000 in any given year for a period of up to five (5) years. Applications with project periods that exceed five years or budgets that exceed $500,000 total costs in any given year will not be reviewed.
Microphysiological Systems (MPS) for Disease Modeling and Efficacy Testing (UG3/UH3) (link) – LOI Due November 13, 2016 – Budget limited to $750,000 direct cost per year.
BD2K Support for Meetings of Data Science Related Organizations (U13) (link) – Due December 15, 2016 – Application budget requests should reflect the actual needs for the proposed meeting(s) but must not exceed $470,000 annually in direct costs.
Facile Methods and Technologies for Synthesis of Biomedically Relevant Carbohydrates (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $500,000 in each year.
Data Integration and Analysis Tools: Accessible Resources for Integration and Analysis of Carbohydrate and Glycoconjugate Data in the Context of Comparable Gene, Protein, and Lipid Data (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $1.5 million, per year.
Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 –  Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $400,000 in each year.
Innovative Adaptations to Simplify Existing Technologies for Manipulation and Analysis of Glycans (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project.  Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $200,000 in each year.
BRAIN Initiative: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording – Bridging Scales and Modalities (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $700,000 in direct costs (including consortium F&A) in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: October 5, February 5, June 5 – The NLM Express Research Grant has a limit of $250,000 per year in direct costs.

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: Updates to the 2017 Smart and Connected Health Solicitation (link)
Algorithms in the Field (AitF) (link) – Full Due January 12-26, 2017 – Approximately 15 awards of up to $800,000 per award with durations up to 4 years are anticipated, subject to availability of funds.
Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) (link) – Full Due January 10, 2017 – Approximately $10,000,000 will be made available in FY 2017 to support up to 15-25 awards with durations of 2-4 years and up to $1,000,000 per award.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Computer Assisted Programming for Heterogeneous Architectures (CAPA) (link) – Full Due December 8-15, 2016 – The awards are expected to have a total budget of $2-3 million per award for a duration of 3 years, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (link) – Full Due December 19, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 per year, subject to availability of funds

Fellowships/Awards

John von Neumann Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (link) – Due December 1, 2016 – This appointment is for one year, with a possible renewal for a second year, and includes a highly competitive salary, moving expenses and a generous professional travel allowance.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 12

Limited Submission NSF Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS) – Email of Intent Due October 17, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 24, 2016
Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant – Email of Intent Due November 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 16, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) – Email of Intent Due November 28, 2016; Internal Proposal Due December 1, 2016

Brain Research Foundation

Limited Submission Fay/Frank Seed Grant (link) – LOI Due January 4, 2017 – Based on the quality of applications, Brain Research Foundation anticipates the Seed Grant Program will fund a total of $800,000 in grants. Each total award is limited to $80,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period.

Department of the Treasury

RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Due December 2, 2016 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund.

NIH

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-Based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24) (link) – Revised Due Dates: Due November 9, 2016; October 19, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $250,000 direct costs per year and must reflect the actual cost of the proposed project.
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Strategic Alliances for Medications Development to Treat Substance Use Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Due March 27, 2017; July 25, 2017; March 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; March 27, 2019; July 25, 2019 – Application budgets for direct costs may be up to $3,000,000 per year, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Due March 27, 2017; July 25, 2017; March 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; March 27, 2019; July 25, 2019 – Application budgets are limited to $5 million per year for direct costs.

NSF

Advanced Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Cells (ABTC) (link) – Prelim Due January 4, 2017 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000
Limited Submission NSF Cultivating Culture for Ethical STEM (CEE STEM) (link) – Full Due February 16, 2016 – Estimated total annual funding amount is $3,150,000, subject to the availability of funds. The maximum amount for 5-year awards is $600,000 and the maximum amount for 3-year awards is $400,000. The average award is $275,000.
Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2017 Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) Funding Opportunity on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Water (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Collaborative Funding Opportunities in the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) (link)
Smart and Connected Health (link) – Full Due December 8, 2016 – Total Amount Available $11,000,000 – $20,000,000
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Up to $225,000
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Up to $225,000
Science of Learning (SL) (link) – Full Due January 18, 2017 – PD 16-004Y
Office of Cross-Cutting Activities in Materials Research (XC) (link) – Full proposal accepted anytime. Submissions made in April or later will normally only be considered for funding in the next fiscal year (which starts Oct. 1). – PD 16-7222

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Fuel Cell Technologies Office Annual FOA (link)
DOE Request for Information: Teaming Partner List for Upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement: Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2017 (link) – Responses Due November 14, 2016
DOE Request For Information (RFI) – Grid Optimization Competition Design (link) – Responses Due November 22, 2016

Fellowships/Awards

NIH BRAIN Initiative: Research Career Enhancement Award for Investigators to Build Skills in a Cross-Disciplinary Area (K18) (link) – LOI due April 14, 2017 – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 5

Limited Submission NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) – Email of Intent Due October 7; Internal Proposal Due October 14, 2016
Limited Submission NIH BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development:  Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS) – Email of Intent Due October 17, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 24, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016

DOD

Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology (link) – Full Due up until September 30, 2017 (White Papers are frequently desired by ONR Program Officers. Offerors should consult the cognizant ONR Program Officer regarding the desirability of White Paper submissions or Oral Presentations.) – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.
DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) (link) – Executive Summary Due November 1, 2016 (highly encouraged, but not required); Full Due January 18, 2017 – Each award will include funding for a 24-month base period (a maximum of $500,000) and a 12-month option period (a maximum of $500,000).
DARPA Modeling Adversarial Activity (MAA) (link) – Abstract Due October 28, 2016 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
IARPA Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats (Fun GCAT) (link) – Due November 8, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
IARPA Multimodal Objective Sensing to Assess Individuals with Context (MOSAIC) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Common Heterogeneous Integration and IP Reuse Strategies (CHIPS) (link) – Abstract Due October 28, 2016 – Total Amount Available $70,000,000
FY2017 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Full Due November 4, 2016 – Offerors may request up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years.
Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) (link) – Full Due October 10, 2016 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.
Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due May 2, 2017; Abstract Due May 23, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.

DOE

FY2017 Scientific Infrastructure Support for CINR Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – Due November 23, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,000,000 – $3,000,000

NASA

Advanced Air Transport Technology (AATT1) Project (link) – NOIs Due October 14, 2016 – The AATT1 Project plans to invest up to $2.0M on the awards starting in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 (FY17).  The actual number and value of the awards will depend on the quality of the proposals received.
ROSES 2016: Hot Operating Temperature Technology (link) – Due November 23, 2016 – Awards range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to more than $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of specialized science experimental hardware).

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application; Application Due December 21, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application; Application Due December 21, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Novel Methods for Obtaining Molecular Information from Archived Tissue Samples (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due November 5, 2016 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (TRIPODS) TRIPODS Phase I (link) – LOI Due January 4-19, 2017 – Proposers may request up to $500,000 per year for a duration of three years.
Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 19, 2017 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) (link) – Full Due February 8, 2017
Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) (link) – Full Due January 3, 2017 – Total Amount Available $25,000,000
IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) (link) – LOI Due December 9, 2016 – Total Amount Available $11,950,000
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-7569
Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME) (link) – Full Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1468
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (link) – Full Due November 25 – December 9, 2016 – PD 16-8069
Dear Colleague Letter: Advanced Measurement Systems for Experimental Determination of Complex Biomaterial Properties (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Life STEM (link)
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Total Amount Available $15,000,000
Ceramics (CER) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Full Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000
Environmental Sustainability (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7643
Biophotonics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7236
Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1403
Biomedical Engineering (BME) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5345
Chemical and Biological Separations (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1417
Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1407
Particulate and Multiphase Processes (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1415
General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering (GARDE) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5342

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

University Turbine Systems Request for Information FY17 (link) – Responses Due October 24, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 28

Limited Submission Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) – Email of Intent Due October 7; Internal Proposal Due October 14, 2016
Limited Submission BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development:  Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2016 – Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2016
Limited Submission Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS) – Email of Intent Due October 17, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 24, 2016
Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – Email of Intent Due November 10, 2016; Internal Proposal Due November 17, 2016

American Chemical Society (ACS)

New Directions (ND) Grants (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – $110,000 over 2 years

The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Limited Submission Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program (link) – Due February 10, 2017 – $75,000

DOD

Aerial Dragnet (link) – Abstract Due October 11, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Hybrid Forecasting Competition (HFC) (link) – Due November 14, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Reconfigurable Imaging (ReImagine) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Safe Genes (link) – Abstract Due October 6, 2016 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Microsystems Technology Office Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Abstracts Due on Rolling Basis until August 10, 2018 – This BAA is primarily, but not solely, intended for early stage research (studies) that may lead to larger, focused MTO programs in the future. Studies are defined as single phase efforts of short duration (< 12 months) costing less than $1,000,000.
Biological Technologies (link) – Proposal Abstracts and Full Proposals will be submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Sensor and Modeling Approaches for Enhanced Observability and Controllability of Power Systems with Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) (link) – Due November 10, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,000,000

NIH

Limited Submission BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development:  Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) (link) – Application Due December 7, 2016 – Applications that request costs for curriculum development may request up to $100,000 per year direct costs; Applications proposing to serve as the lead to coordinate the program may request an additional $50,000, for a total of $150,000 per year direct costs.
Collaborative Research in HIV/AIDS, Alcohol, and Related Comorbidities (Collaborative U01) (link) – LOI Due November 2, 2016 – Application budgets may not exceed $500,000 direct cost per year.
Short-term Measurements of Physical Resilience as a Predictor of Healthspan in Mice (R01) (link) – LOI Due January 2, 2017 – Application budgets should be limited to a maximum of $250,000 in direct costs per year.
Genomics of HIV/AIDS Drug Response and Co-Morbidities (R01) (link) – LOI Due April 7, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Changes in Cellular Architecture During Aging (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Basic and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Digital Curation for Biomedical Big Data (U01) (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $350,000 in each year.
BRAIN Initiative:  Non-Invasive Neuromodulation – New Tools and Techniques for Spatiotemporal Precision (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $3 million to fund approximately 5 awards.
BRAIN Initiative:  Non-Invasive Neuromodulation – Mechanisms and Dose/Response Relationships for Targeted CNS Effects (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $ 2.3 million to fund approximately 4 awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA, and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Limited Submission Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) (link) – January 13, 2016 – Total Amount Available $75,000,000
Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 19, 2017
Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) (link) – LOI Due January 19, 2017
Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Full Due December 19, 2016 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) (link) – Preliminary Due November 30, 2016 – Total Amount Available $18,500,000
Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2017 (link) – LOI Due October 24, 2016 – Total Amount Available $26,000,000
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) (link) – Full Due January 3-17, 2017 – Total Amount Available $29,400,000
Applied Mathematics (link) – Due November 1-15, 2016 – PD 16-1266
Systems Science (SYS) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-8085
Nanomanufacturing (NM) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1788
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-7479
Mechanics of Materials and Structures (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1630
Engineering and Systems Design (ESD) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1464
Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-8092
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1637
Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 17-1636
Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-014Y
Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) (link) – Due December 30, 2016 – January 13, 2017 – PD 17-1638
Dear Colleague Letter: EFRI Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) Program (link) – REM Request Due November 16, 2016
Dear Colleague Letter: Seeking Community Input for Topic Ideas for Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) (link) – Topic Idea Due October 31, 2016
Dear Colleague Letter: Opportunities for Research in Smart & Connected Communities (link)
ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $22,200,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information: Topics for Advanced Combustion Systems of the Future (link) – Responses Due October 21, 2016
DARPA Stochastic Augmented Graph Analytics (SAGA) Request for Information (RFI) (link) – Responses Due October 19, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

NIH BRAIN Initiative Fellows: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) (link) – LOI Due February 15, 2017 – Award budgets are composed of stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance, as described below.
DOD U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Due November 30, 2016 – Assistant Professor: $1,500/weekly; Associate Professor: $1,700/weekly; Professor: $1,900/weekly; Fellowships also available for students.
DOD ONR Summer Faculty Research Program and Sabbatical Leave Program (link) – Due December 12, 2016 – Stipends range from $1,400 to $1,900 per week for the summer program. Each fellow will be reimbursed for expenses incurred on an optional pre-program visit to the sponsoring laboratory and one round-trip encompassing travel to the sponsoring laboratory at the beginning of the program and travel back to their home residence at the end of the program.
DHS Nuclear Forensics Research Award (link) – Due January 30, 2017 – $250,000 (subject to the availability of funds) per year, for two years

Government IPAs

Dear Colleague Letter: Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) Program – Employment Opportunity for Program Directors (Open Until Filled) (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 21

Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

American Chemical Society

Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grants (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – $110,000 over 2 years

DOD

DoD Joint Program Committee 1 (JPC-1)/ Medical Simulation and Information Sciences (MSIS) Developing Models for Military and/or Civilian Medical Training from Field Data Collected from Sensors (MATADOR) (link) – Pre-application Due November 14, 2016 – The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $750,000.

NIH

Facile Methods and Technologies for Synthesis of Biomedically Relevant Carbohydrates (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $500,000 in each year.
Data Integration and Analysis Tools: Accessible Resources for Integration and Analysis of Carbohydrate and Glycoconjugate Data in the Context of Comparable Gene, Protein, and Lipid Data (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $1.5 million, per year.
Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 –  Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project. Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $400,000 in each year.
Innovative Adaptations to Simplify Existing Technologies for Manipulation and Analysis of Glycans (U01) (link) – Due November 28, 2016 – Application budgets should be strongly justified and reflect the actual needs for the proposed project.  Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $200,000 in each year.
BRAIN Initiative: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording – Bridging Scales and Modalities (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $700,000 in direct costs (including consortium F&A) in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: October 5, February 5, June 5 – The NLM Express Research Grant has a limit of $250,000 per year in direct costs.

NSF

Algorithms in the Field (AitF) (link) – Full Due January 12-26, 2017 – Approximately 15 awards of up to $800,000 per award with durations up to 4 years are anticipated, subject to availability of funds.
Limited Submission Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS) (link) – Full Due January 13, 2017 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000
Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) (link) – Full Due January 10, 2017 – Approximately $10,000,000 will be made available in FY 2017 to support up to 15-25 awards with durations of 2-4 years and up to $1,000,000 per award.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Computer Assisted Programming for Heterogeneous Architectures (CAPA) (link) – Full Due December 8-15, 2016 – The awards are expected to have a total budget of $2-3 million per award for a duration of 3 years, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (link) – Full Due December 19, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 per year, subject to availability of funds
Dear Colleague Letter: DMR Window Changes (link)
Fluid Dynamics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1443

Sony

Research Award Program (link) – Due September 30, 2016 – Faculty Innovation Award – Up to $100,000; 2016 Focused Research Award – Up to $150,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NIH Request for Information (RFI): NIEHS Translational Research Framework (link) – Responses Due October 30, 2016
NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Integrated Approaches to HIV-Related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Comorbidities (R01) (link)
NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for ImPlementation REsearCh to DEvelop interventions for People Living with HIV (PRECluDE) (U01) (link)

Awards/Fellowships

NDSEG National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (link) – Due December 9, 2016 – NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance (this excludes dental and vision insurance).
NIH NIAID Career Transition Award (K22) (link) – Due October 24, 2016 – In the first year of the NIAID K22 award, the PD/PI may request up to $150,000 (direct cost), and $100,000 (direct cost) in the second year.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 14

Limited Submission Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs – Email of Intent Due September 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 23, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 19, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

DOD

Broad Agency Announcement Spectrum Collaboration Challenge: Collaborative Intelligent Radio Networks (SC2:CIRN) (link) – Due September 2, 2016 – Multiple awards of up to $2,000,000 per team over 3 Phases: Up to $500,000 for the first Phase award; Up to $750,000 per Phase for Phases 2 and 3.

Department of the Treasury

RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program (link) – Due December 2, 2016 – The total funding available for eligible activities under the Centers of Excellence Research Grants Program is dependent upon amounts in the Trust Fund.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund Collaborative Research Grants (link) – Due September 27, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Cairo time – Grants intended to foster research collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists; Up to $200,000 USD maximum each side; Up to two to three years in duration

NIH

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-Based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24) (link) – Revised Due Dates: Due November 9, 2016; October 19, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $250,000 direct costs per year and must reflect the actual cost of the proposed project.
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Strategic Alliances for Medications Development to Treat Substance Use Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Due March 27, 2017; July 25, 2017; March 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; March 27, 2019; July 25, 2019 – Application budgets for direct costs may be up to $3,000,000 per year, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Due March 27, 2017; July 25, 2017; March 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; March 27, 2019; July 25, 2019 – Application budgets are limited to $5 million per year for direct costs.
The Role of Dysbiosis in Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Hematological Complications During HIV Infection (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 8, 2016; Application Due November 8, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $310,000 direct costs in any year. Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Smart and Connected Health (link) – Full Due December 8, 2016 – Total Amount Available $11,000,000 – $20,000,000
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Up to $225,000
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) December 2016 Submission (link) – Full Due December 6, 2016 – Up to $225,000
Science of Learning (SL) (link) – Full Due January 18, 2017 – PD 16-004Y
Office of Cross-Cutting Activities in Materials Research (XC) (link) – Full proposal accepted anytime. Submissions made in April or later will normally only be considered for funding in the next fiscal year (which starts Oct. 1). – PD 16-7222
Environmental Engineering (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1440
Catalysis (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1401
Energy for Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7644
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1491
Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1179

Simons Foundation

Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards (link) – LOI Due November 7, 2016 – Grants will be for $180,000 USD per year, including indirect costs (limited to 20 percent of modified total direct costs), for a period of three years, subject to annual reviews and continuation of research in areas relevant to the purpose of this program.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information: H2 at Scale (Hydrogen at Scale): Determining Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) Necessary for Clean Hydrogen Production to Enable Multisectoral Deep Decarbonization (link) – Responses Due November 4, 2016
DOE Request for Information: Miscellaneous Electric Loads (MELs) Energy Efficient Research and Development (link) – Responses Due October 3, 2016
Department of Homeland Security Request for Information: Cyber Experimentation for the Future (CEF) Testbed (link) – Responses Due October 26, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program (link) – Due November 21, 2016 – Awardees are eligible to receive a monthly stipend in the amount of up to $3,000 for general living expenses while at the host DOE laboratory during the award period. Awardees are eligible to be reimbursed for their in-bound and out-bound travel expenses to the host DOE laboratory. The reimbursement applies to transportation costs only (i.e., not other relocation costs) and is limited to a total travel benefit of up to $2,000 per award.
Microsoft PhD Fellowship Program (link) – Due October 10, 2016 – The fellowship recipient award will cover 100 percent of the tuition and fees for two academic years (2017–18 and 2018–19). A stipend is provided to help cover living expenses while in school (US$28,000 for 2017–18 and US$28,000 for 2018–19). A conference and travel allowance is provided for recipients to attend professional conferences or seminars (US$4,000 for 2017–18 and US$4,000 for 2018–19).
Department of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (link) – Due November 21, 2016 – For each year of support, NIJ provides the degree-granting institution a stipend of $35,000 usable toward the student’s salary and related costs, and up to $15,000 to cover the student’s tuition and fees, research expenses, and related costs.
NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships (NSTRF) – Fall 2017 (link) – Phase A Applications from Students Due November 3, 2016; Phase B Proposals from Universities Due May 19, 2017 (target) – Fellowships are awarded as training grants. The maximum amount of an NSTRF award issued as a result of this solicitation is $74,000 per year. Not all awards will require the maximum amount per year.
ASCE O.H. Ammann Research Fellowship (link) – Due November 1, 2016 – $5,000
IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships (link) – Due November 30, 2016 – $5,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 7

Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs – Email of Intent Due September 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 23, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 19, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Research Development Fund (link) – Summary (Cover Page) Due September 12, 2016; Full Application Due October 6, 2016 – Amount Requested

DOD

FY2017 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Full Due November 4, 2016 – Offerors may request up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years.
Engineered Living Materials (ELM) (link) – Proposal Abstract Due September 15, 2016 (Track 2 only); Full Due September 27, 2016 (Track 1) and November 10, 2016 (Track 2) – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) (link) – Full Due October 10, 2016 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.
Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due May 2, 2017; Abstract Due May 23, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

FY2017 Scientific Infrastructure Support for CINR Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – Due November 23, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,000,000 – $3,000,000
Research and Development for Next Generation Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Technology (R&D NextGen NLDBD-TD) (link) – Pre-application Due September 19, 2016 – Total Amount Available Up to $2,000,000
U.S-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (link) – Due September 23, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000
Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – IDEAS awards are defined as single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

NIH

Novel Methods for Obtaining Molecular Information from Archived Tissue Samples (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due November 5, 2016 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates October 5, 2016 (February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Surgical Disparities Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days Prior to the Application; Due November 4, 2016; June 7, 2017; June 7, 2018 and June 7, 2019 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
“$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup” Challenge (link) – Due September 16, 2016 –  NIDA will award up to $100,000 in prizes to up to 10 winners of the contest, $10,000 each.
Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due 30 days prior to the application date; Application Due November 15, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R01) (link) – Due September 19, 2016; September 19, 2017; September 19, 2018 – The budget may not exceed $500,000 Direct Costs per year.

NSF

Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Total Amount Available $15,000,000
Ceramics (CER) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
NSF/VMware Partnership on Software Defined Infrastructure as a Foundation for Clean-Slate Computing Security (SDI-CSCS) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2016 – Approximately 2 awards are anticipated, each up to $3,000,000 total and of 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Full Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000
Environmental Sustainability (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7643
Biophotonics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7236
Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1403
Biomedical Engineering (BME) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5345
Chemical and Biological Separations (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1417
Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1407
Particulate and Multiphase Processes (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1415
General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering (GARDE) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5342

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area (link) – LOI Due September 14, 2016 for 1. Climate and Land Use; LOI not required for 2. Climate Masters Outreach and Extension – Total Amount Available $8,400,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 31

Limited Submission Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 7, 2016
Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs – Email of Intent Due September 16, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 23, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 19, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

DOD

Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) (link) – Due September 30, 2016 – Funding is currently available for up to three grants valued at no more than $333,333 each.
Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-wide BAA (link) – Abstract Due June 30, 2017 – DARPA anticipates funding a limited number of proposals under this solicitation. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Extreme Optics and Imaging (EXTREME) (link) – Abstract Due September 9, 2016 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (link) – Open until Superseded – About $220,000,000 is anticipated to be available for support of actions awarded under this announcement, subject to availability of funds. Research proposals funded between $200,000 and $400,000 per year are encouraged.

DOE

DOE Early Career Research Program (link) – Pre-application Due September 8, 2016 – Total Amount Available $24,000,000
Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Papers Due September 30, 2016 – Single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

NIH

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Digital Curation for Biomedical Big Data (U01) (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2016 – Direct costs are limited to a maximum of $350,000 in each year.
BRAIN Initiative:  Non-Invasive Neuromodulation – New Tools and Techniques for Spatiotemporal Precision (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $3 million to fund approximately 5 awards.
BRAIN Initiative:  Non-Invasive Neuromodulation – Mechanisms and Dose/Response Relationships for Targeted CNS Effects (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $ 2.3 million to fund approximately 4 awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA, and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $22,200,000
Limited Submission Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs (link) – LOI Due November 3, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Dear Colleague Letter: MPS AGEP-GRS (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Implementation (link)
Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRGMS) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2016 – Under this solicitation, proposals may be submitted for any funding amount from $150,000 up to $500,000 per year, for up to three years.
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016; (Cybersecurity Education projects) Full Due December 1-15, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Computational Physics (link) – Full Due December 1, 2016 – PD 16-7244

Sony

Research Award Program (link) – Due September 30, 2016 – Faculty Innovation Award – Up to $100,000; 2016 Focused Research Award – Up to $150,000

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

DOE Request for Information (RFI): Novel Power Electronic Systems Enabled by Wide-Bandgap Semiconductors (link) – Due October 17, 2016
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities (link) – Due September 9, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 24

Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 19, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

DOD

ARO Section of the ARL Core Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2017 (link) – Continuously open through March 31, 2017
DARPA Broad Agency Announcement Office Wide Microsystems Technology Office (link) – Abstract/White Papers and Proposals will be submitted on a rolling basis until September 9, 2016 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Robots in Manufacturing Environments Manufacturing Innovation Institute (RIME-MII) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $80,000,000
Military Medical Photonics Program (link) – Due October 31, 2016 – Total Amount Available $18,000,000
Dispersed Computing (link) – Due September 7, 2016 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Atmospheric System Research Program (link) – Pre-application Due September 21, 2016 – Ceiling: $900,000 total for 3-year projects, $600,000 total for 2-year projects. Floor: $150,000 total for either 2-year or 3-year projects.
HYDRONEXT – Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-powered Dam and Pumped-storage Hydropower Development (link) – Concept Paper Due August 25, 2016 – Topic Area 1: Total Amount Available $4,800,000; Topic Area 2: Total Amount Available $5,000,000

Government of India – Ministry of Science and Technology/Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)

Indo-US Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC) – Priority Area Smart Grids and Energy Storage (link) – Due August 31, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000 (subject to availability of funding)

The Greenwall Foundation

Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2016; Full Due January 17, 2017 – The award supports 50% of a Scholar’s salary plus benefits for three years, up to the NIH salary cap, with 10% institutional costs for the salary and benefits. In addition, we provide $5000 each year for limited project support and travel (no indirect costs are provided for these items).

Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust

Limited Submission Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research (link) – Applications Due November 10, 2016 – Applicants will provide a Detailed Budget Form including justification in the proposal.

NIH

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-Based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24) (link) – LOI Due 30 days before application; Application Due October 19, 2016; October 19, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $250,000 direct costs per year and must reflect the actual cost of the proposed project.
BRAIN Initiative: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording – Bridging Scales and Modalities (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 23, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $700,000 in direct costs (including consortium F&A) in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: October 5, February 5, June 5 – The NLM Express Research Grant has a limit of $250,000 per year in direct costs.
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) (link) – Application Due November 17, 2016 – Applicants may request direct costs of up to $30,000 per year. Facilities & Administrative (F&A) costs are not allowed.

NSF

Limited Submission Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) (link) – LOI Due October 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $10,000,000
Fluid Dynamics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1443

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

DOE Request for Information on Potential Technical Focus Areas for Advanced Manufacturing-related Traineeships (link) – Responses Due October 14, 2016

Awards/ Fellowships

DOD Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 (link) – Pre-application Due November 3, 2016 – The anticipated direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $375,000.
NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior to application; Application Due November 4, 2016 – Applications may request up to $250,000 direct costs per year. Investigators are encouraged to request what is actually well justified for their research program.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 17

Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

Blavatnik Family Foundation

2017 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Faculty Competition (link) – Department Heads in The College of Engineering will need to upload their nominations by Monday, September 26:  https://edocs.tamu.edu/Forms/ENGR-Blavatnik-National-Awards – Each year, one nominee in each category will be named a Blavatnik Laureate and awarded $250,000 in unrestricted funds.

DOD

Broad Agency Announcement Spectrum Collaboration Challenge: Collaborative Intelligent Radio Networks (SC2:CIRN) (link) – Due September 2, 2016 – Multiple awards of up to $2,000,000 per team over 3 Phases: Up to $500,000 for the first Phase award; Up to $750,000 per Phase for Phases 2 and 3.
Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) (link) – Abstract Due September 1, 2016 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
CDMRP Orthotics Outcomes Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $300,000; Research Level 2: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $500,000; Research Level 3: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,000,000.
CDMRP Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $300,000; Research Level 2: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $500,000; Research Level 3: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,000,000.
CDMRP Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Rehabilitation Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $600,000; Research Level 2: The total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,500,000.

DOE

Wave Energy Test Facility (link) – LOI Due August 29, 2016 – Total Amount Available Up to $40,000,000
FY2017 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – LOI (Mandatory only for NSUF Applications) Due Date: August 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET. R&D/NSUF Pre-Applications (Mandatory except for IRPs) Due Date: September 14, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET. IRP Applications Due Date: February 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET – U.S. University-led PS/MS R&D Projects: DOE currently estimates that it will fund approximately $40 million in awards for this FOA area. U.S. University-, National Laboratory-, or Industry-led PS R&D Projects: DOE currently estimates that it will fund approximately $12 million in awards for this FOA area. Nuclear Science User Facilities Projects: DOE currently estimates that it will fund approximately $6 million in award value for this FOA area. U.S. University-led PD IRP Projects: DOE currently estimates that it will fund approximately $18 million in awards for this FOA area.
SBIR/STTR FY2017 Phase I Release 1 (link) – LOI Due September 6, 2016 – Phase I grants resulting from this competition will be made during FY 2017 to small businesses with maximum award sizes of $150,000 or $225,000 depending on the topic.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund Collaborative Research Grants (link) – Due September 27, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Cairo time – Grants intended to foster research collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists; Up to $200,000 USD maximum each side; Up to two to three years in duration

NIH

Cancer Target Discovery and Development Network (U01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior; Application Due October 3, 2016 – Budgets up to $750,000 direct costs per year may be requested.
The Role of Dysbiosis in Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Hematological Complications During HIV Infection (R01) (link) – LOI Due October 8, 2016; Application Due November 8, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $310,000 direct costs in any year. Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days prior; Application Due September 27, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Phenotypic and Functional Characterization of ApoE2 to Inform Translation Strategies for Aging-Related Conditions (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates October 5, February 5, June 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: October 5, February 5, June 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development (R01) (link) – Due October 3, 2016 – NIAID intends to commit $6.3 million in FY 2017 to fund 5-10 awards.
Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Office of Cross-Cutting Activities in Materials Research (XC) (link) – Full proposal accepted anytime. Submissions made in April or later will normally only be considered for funding in the next fiscal year (which starts Oct. 1). – PD 16-7222
Environmental Engineering (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1440
Catalysis (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1401
Energy for Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7644
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering (link) – Full Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1491
Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1179
Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS) (link) – Full Due October 17, 2016 – Subject to the availability of funds. Each award may be up to $300,000 over two years, and will be made to US institutions.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Information-Centric Networking in Wireless Edge Networks (ICN-WEN) (link) – LOI Due September 19, 2016; Full Due November 21, 2016 – Approximately 2-3 awards are anticipated, each up to $3,000,000 total and of 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR): Establishing the PAWR Project Office (PPO) (PAWR/PPO) (link) – Prelim Due September 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000
Joint NSF/NIH Initiative on Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Big Data (QuBBD) (link) – Due September 28, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,000,000
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) (link) – Due August 24, 2016

USDA

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase I (link) – Due October 6, 2016 – Depending upon the availability of funds, USDA expects to make approximately 75 Phase I awards, not to exceed $100,000 each, to small businesses in FY 2017.

Awards/ Fellowships

DOD Reconstructive Transplant Technology Development Award (link) – Pre-application Due September 21, 2016 The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $1,000,000.
DOD Reconstructive Transplant Investigator-Initiated Research Award (link) Pre-application Due September 21, 2016 Single PI: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $1,000,000. Partnering PI(s): The combined total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance for the Initiating and the Partnering PIs’ applications will not exceed $1,500,000.
DOD Reconstructive Transplant Qualitative Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due September 21, 2016 Single PI: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $1,000,000. Partnering PI(s): The combined total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance for the Initiating and the Partnering PIs’ applications will not exceed $1,500,000.
DOD Reconstructive Transplant Concept Award (link) – Pre-application Due November 23, 2016 The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $200,000.
NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Scholarship and Fellowship Education Grant, Faculty Development Grant, and Trade School and Community College Scholarship Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 (link) – Due October 14, 2016 – Faculty Development: This is a three (3) year program.  Faculty Development funds may be requested for up to $450,000.00 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period, provided that an additional $50,000.00 per year is fully matched by the recipient. Fellowship: This is a four (4) year program.  Fellowship funds may be requested for up to $400,000.00 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period. Scholarship: This is a two (2) year program.  Scholarship funds may be requested for up to $200,000.00 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 10

Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

DOD

FY2017 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Full Due November 4, 2016 – Offerors may request up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years.
Engineered Living Materials (ELM) (link) – Proposal Abstract Due September 15, 2016 (Track 2 only); Full Due September 27, 2016 (Track 1) and November 10, 2016 (Track 2) – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) (link) – Full Due October 10, 2016 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.
Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due May 2, 2017; Abstract Due May 23, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

U.S-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (link) – Due September 23, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000
Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – IDEAS awards are defined as single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

NIH

Novel Methods for Obtaining Molecular Information from Archived Tissue Samples (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due November 5, 2016 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates October 5, 2016 (February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Surgical Disparities Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 days Prior to the Application; Due November 4, 2016; June 7, 2017; June 7, 2018 and June 7, 2019 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
“$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup” Challenge (link) – Due September 16, 2016 –  NIDA will award up to $100,000 in prizes to up to 10 winners of the contest, $10,000 each.
Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due 30 days prior to the application date; Application Due November 15, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R01) (link) – Due September 19, 2016; September 19, 2017; September 19, 2018 – The budget may not exceed $500,000 Direct Costs per year.

NSF

Environmental Sustainability (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7643
Biophotonics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-7236
Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1403
Biomedical Engineering (BME) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5345
Chemical and Biological Separations (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1417
Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1407
Particulate and Multiphase Processes (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-1415
General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering (GARDE) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – PD 16-5342
Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Fundamental Research in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Data Resources for the BRAIN Initiative (link)
Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research – Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) (link) – LOI Due September 8, 2016 – The budget for the PFI: AIR Technology Translation is up to $200,000 for 18 months per award; approximately 45-50 awards will be made.
NSF/VMware Partnership on Software Defined Infrastructure as a Foundation for Clean-Slate Computing Security (SDI-CSCS) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2016 – Approximately 2 awards are anticipated, each up to $3,000,000 total and of 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Full Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area (link) – LOI Due September 14, 2016 for 1. Climate and Land Use; LOI not required for 2. Climate Masters Outreach and Extension – Total Amount Available $8,400,000

Awards/ Fellowships

CDMRP Applied Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due September 7, 2016 – The maximum period of performance is 3 years. The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $500,000.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 3

Limited Submission NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites – Email of Intent Due August 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2016
Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 16, 2016
Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016

DOD

Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (link) – Open until Superseded – About $220,000,000 is anticipated to be available for support of actions awarded under this announcement, subject to availability of funds. Research proposals funded between $200,000 and $400,000 per year are encouraged.
Funding Opportunity Announcement from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Navy and Marine Corps FY2016 for the HEL-JTO High Energy Laser Multidisciplinary Research Initiative (HEL-MRI) Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2016 – The average individual award amount is estimated to be $600,000 per year. The MRI programs are up to five years duration (3 year base period, plus 2 option year periods).

DOE

Co-optimization of Fuels and Engines (link) – Concept Paper Due August 15, 2016 – Individual awards may vary between $300,000 and $3 million.
DOE Early Career Research Program (link) – Pre-application Due September 8, 2016 – Total Amount Available $24,000,000
Measurement Innovations for Magnetic Fusion Systems (link) – Pre-Application Due August 29, 2016 – Category 1: These applications may only span 1 to 2 years in duration and be funded at about $50,000 to $200,000 total per award; Category 2: These awards span 3 years, and cost typically, but not limited to, about $600,000 to $1,200,000 total per award in one funding cycle.
Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Papers Due September 30, 2016 – Single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

NIH

PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA, and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRGMS) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2016 – Under this solicitation, proposals may be submitted for any funding amount from $150,000 up to $500,000 per year, for up to three years.
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016; (Cybersecurity Education projects) Full Due December 1-15, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Computational Physics (link) – Full Due December 1, 2016 – PD 16-7244

Walmart Foundation/US Conference of Mayors

U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund (link) – LOI Due August 25, 2016 – Recipients will receive grants of at least $100,000 for award periods of at least one year, and up to three years.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Hydrogen Infrastructure Research, Development, and Demonstration: Identifying Project Priorities to Address Deployment Barriers (link) – Responses Due August 26, 2016

Awards/ Fellowships

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships: Microwave Engineering for Medical Applications Fellowship (Graduate Fellowship Program for Medical Applications) (link) – Due October 15, 2016 – Up to two fellowships in the amount of $6,000 may be granted each year to assist graduate students pursuing a graduate degree focused on applying microwave engineering to medical applications.
DOE ARPA-E Fellows (link) – Due September 1, 2016 – Fellows are full-time federal employees, are paid a competitive salary, and receive full benefits.
NSF Alan T. Waterman Award (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – The recipient will receive a grant of $1,000,000 over a five-year period for scientific research or advanced study in any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF.

Government Agency IPA Positions

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Division Director, Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environment and Transport Systems (CBET) Employment Opportunity (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 27

Limited Submission NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites – Email of Intent Due August 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2016
Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 16, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) – Email of Intent Due September 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 26, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due September 21, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 28, 2016
Limited Submission CPRIT Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due September 30, 2016; Internal Proposal Due October 3, 2016
Limited Submission Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016
Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due September 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 6, 2016

Beckman Foundation

Beckman Young Investigator Program (link) – Letter of Intent Due August 15, 2016 – Range of $750,000

DOD

Robots in Manufacturing Environments Manufacturing Innovation Institute (RIME-MII) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $80,000,000
Military Medical Photonics Program (link) – Due October 31, 2016 – Total Amount Available $18,000,000
Dispersed Computing (link) – Due September 7, 2016 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

HYDRONEXT – Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-powered Dam and Pumped-storage Hydropower Development (link) – Concept Paper Due August 25, 2016 – Topic Area 1: Total Amount Available $4,800,000; Topic Area 2: Total Amount Available $5,000,000

Government of India – Ministry of Science and Technology/Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
Indo-US Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC) – Priority Area Smart Grids and Energy Storage (link) – Due August 31, 2016 – Total Amount Available $7,500,000 (subject to availability of funding)

The Greenwall Foundation

Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2016; Full Due January 17, 2017 – The award supports 50% of a Scholar’s salary plus benefits for three years, up to the NIH salary cap, with 10% institutional costs for the salary and benefits. In addition, we provide $5000 each year for limited project support and travel (no indirect costs are provided for these items).

Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust

Limited Submission Melanoma Research Grants – Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research (link) – Applications Due November 10, 2016 – Applicants will provide a Detailed Budget Form including justification in the proposal.

NIH

Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) (link) – LOI Due October 14, 2016; Application Due November 14, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $750,000 in direct costs per year.
Limited Submission NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) (link) – Application Due November 17, 2016 – Applicants may request direct costs of up to $30,000 per year. Facilities & Administrative (F&A) costs are not allowed.
T1 Translational Research on Aging: Small Business Innovation Awards (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days before Due Date; Standard Due Dates: First Application Due January 5, 2017 (April 5, September 5, 2017) – Budgets up to $225,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $1,500,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested.
T2 Translational Research on Aging: Small Business Innovation Awards (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days before Due Date; Standard Due Dates: First Application Due January 5, 2017 (April 5, September 5, 2017) – Budgets up to $225,000 total costs per year for Phase I and up to $1,500,000 total costs per year for Phase II may be requested.
U.S.-Russia Bilateral Collaborative Research Partnerships (CRP) on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS and HIV-Associated Comorbidities (R01) (link) – Due September 16, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $200,000 total costs per year.
Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Exosome-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: NSF Support for DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) Participants (link)
Dear Colleague Letter – Collaborative Supplemental Funding Opportunity in Graphene and 2D Layered Materials and Devices under the U.S. NSF/ENG – US-EC International Opportunity (link)
Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Data, infrastructure and computational methods (link) – Full Due September 26, 2016 – Total Amount Available $4,500,000
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (CogNeuro) (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Psychology_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf) – Due August 15, 2016; February 13, 2017 – Currently, the average award size is ~$175,000 per year (including both direct and indirect costs) and the average duration is 3 years.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Energy for Sustainability (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Energy_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf) – Due October 20, 2016 – BSF has indicated that it will support projects of this type up to $80,000 /per year over the number of years approved in the NSF grant to the U.S. team.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Materials (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Materials_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf) – Due Dates and Award Amounts vary for the program areas.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program with the Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems Division (ECCS) (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_ECCS_Call.pdf) – Due November 1, 2016
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Computer Science (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_CCF_Call.pdf) – Due November 18, 2016
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Cyber Security (http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_Cyber_Security_Call.pdf) – Due November 18, 2016
Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) (link) – Due August 23, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $18,000,000
Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 2, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $30,000,000
Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Phase I Centers and Phase II Renewal (link) – Prelim Due September 15, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,800,000
Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7607
Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-1517
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7564
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (link) – Due Sept. 15, 2016 – PD 16-1637

University Carlos III (UC3M) (in partnership with Banco Santander)

Visiting Professor Positions (NETCOM research group link; IMDEA Networks link; Former visiting researchers link) – The 2017/2018 call for applications is expected to open in October 2016 and usually remains open for one month. – 120,000 Euros/year (roughly $135,000), to cover salary, traveling, accommodation, and living expenses of the visiting professor. You may apply for the full year, or for one term of 6 months (in which case you receive half the grant).

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DARPA Common Heterogeneous Integration and IP Reuse Strategies (CHIPS) Request for Information (RFI) (link) – Response Due July 29, 2016
DOE Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0001615: Cellulosic Sugar and Lignin Production Capabilities (link) – Response Due August 24, 2016
DOE Notice of Intent to Issue DE-FOA-0001419: Wave Test Facility (link)

Awards/ Fellowships

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards (http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/images/uploads/rfa-r-172-hihr.pdf) – Applications Due January 16, 2017 – Applicants may request a total of $200,000 for a period of up to 24 months (2 years), inclusive of both direct and indirect costs.
Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards (http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/images/uploads/rfa-r-172-cfsa.pdf) – Applications Due January 16, 2017 – Applicants may request a maximum of $3,000,000 in total costs for the first 2 years and up to $1,000,000 in total costs for each subsequent year.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 20

Limited Submission NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites – Email of Intent Due August 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016

DOD

CDMRP Orthotics Outcomes Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $300,000; Research Level 2: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $500,000; Research Level 3: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,000,000.
CDMRP Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $300,000; Research Level 2: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $500,000; Research Level 3: The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,000,000.
CDMRP Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Rehabilitation Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 22, 2016 – Research Level 1/New Investigator: The total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $600,000; Research Level 2: The total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2,500,000.
Magnetic Miniaturized and Monolithically-Integrated Components (M3IC) (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $26,000,000
Quibits in Silicon – BAA (link) – White papers Due August 9, 2016 – Option 1: Multiple four year awards are anticipated. Proposals are expected to request less than $4M per year. Option 2: Multiple one to three year awards are anticipated. The maximum total of any award is three (3) years. Proposals are expected to request less than $500K per year.
Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $145,000,000
US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Cycle 1 Pre-proposal Due August 1, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $700,000

NIH

Cancer Target Discovery and Development Network (U01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due 30 days prior; Application Due October 3, 2016 – Budgets up to $750,000 direct costs per year may be requested.
The Role of Dysbiosis in Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Hematological Complications During HIV Infection (R01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due October 8, 2016; Application Due November 8, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $310,000 direct costs in any year. Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due 30 days prior; Application Due September 27, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Phenotypic and Functional Characterization of ApoE2 to Inform Translation Strategies for Aging-Related Conditions (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates October 5, 2016; February 5, 2017; June 5, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development (R01) (link) – Due October 3, 2016 – NIAID intends to commit $6.3 million in FY 2017 to fund 5-10 awards.
Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS) (link) – Full Due October 17, 2016 – Subject to the availability of funds. Each award may be up to $300,000 over two years, and will be made to US institutions.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Information-Centric Networking in Wireless Edge Networks (ICN-WEN) (link) – LOI Due September 19, 2016; Full Due November 21, 2016 – Approximately 2 – 3 awards are anticipated, each up to $3,000,000 total and of 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR): Establishing the PAWR Project Office (PPO) (PAWR/PPO) (link) – Prelim Due September 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000
Joint NSF/NIH Initiative on Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Big Data (QuBBD) (link) – Due September 28, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,000,000
Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Due August 10, 2016 – Total Award Amount $10,000,000
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) (link) – Due August 24, 2016

USDA

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase I (link) – Due October 6, 2016 – Depending upon the availability of funds, USDA expects to make approximately 75 Phase I awards, not to exceed $100,000 each, to small businesses in FY 2017.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the NIH-CASIS Coordinated Program in Tissue Chip Systems Translational Research in Space (UH2/UH3) (link) – Estimated Publication Date of Announcement: August 2016
DOE Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Co-Optimazation of Fuels and Engines (link) – Estimated Publication Date of Announcement: August 2016
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Community Solar Challenge (link) – Due August 2, 2016
DARPA RFI: Cyberspace Operations Research and Development (link)Responses Due July 10, 2017

Awards/ Fellowships

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) (link) – Full Due October 25, 2016 (Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research)
Argonne National Laboratory Chain Reactions Innovations (CRI) (link) – Applications for the First Cohort Due August 12, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 13

Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016
Limited Submission MacArthur Foundation 100&Change – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016 – Although this funding opportunity is not categorized as a limited submission opportunity by the sponsor, the research leadership would like to coordinate applications from Texas A&M. Please send an email of intent including the title of the proposal and a one to three sentence description of the project by July 15, 2016. Send email of intent to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu.
Limited Submission NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites – Email of Intent Due August 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Award (link) – Letter of Intent Due July 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available – up to $8,400,000

DOD

Request for White Papers for Minority Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC) (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 for Topics 5, 6, 7, and 8; White Papers Due March 3, 2017, for Topics 1, 2, 3, and 4
Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ATB-MII) (link) – Concept Paper Due July 29, 2016 – Total Amount Available $80,000,000
Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due May 2, 2017; Abstract Due May 23, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – IDEAS awards are defined as single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

Department of the Interior

Science and Technology Program Pitch to Pilot Project (link) – Phase 1 Due July 27, 2016 – Up to $100,000 per project

Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

Brain Machine Interface Prototype Development for Vision Restoration (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available for 2016 $2,000,000

NIH

“$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup” Challenge (link) – Due September 16, 2016 –  NIDA will award up to $100,000 in prizes to up to 10 winners of the contest, $10,000 each.
Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) (link) – Letter of Intent Due 30 days prior to the application date; Application Due November 15, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R01) (link) – Due September 19, 2016; September 19, 2017; September 19, 2018 – The budget may not exceed $500,000 Direct Costs per year.

NSF

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research – Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 8, 2016 – The budget for the PFI: AIR Technology Translation is up to $200,000 for 18 months per award; approximately 45-50 awards will be made.
NSF/VMware Partnership on Software Defined Infrastructure as a Foundation for Clean-Slate Computing Security (SDI-CSCS) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2016 – Approximately 2 awards are anticipated, each up to $3,000,000 total and of 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.
Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) (link) – Letter of Intent Due July 29, 2016 – Total Award Available $18,000,000-$25,000,000
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Change Makers (link)

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 14, 2016 for 1. Climate and Land Use; LOI not required for 2. Climate Masters Outreach and Extension – Total Amount Available $8,400,000
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area (link) – Due August 4, 2016 – Total Amount Available $10,600,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE HydroNEXT FOA: Innovative Technologies to Advance NonPowered Dam and
PumpedStorage Hydropower Development (link)

Scholarships/Awards

IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship (link) – Due September 30, 2016 – Total Amount Available $40,000,000; Individuals – $1,000 and up
NIH Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Award (K01) (link) – Standard Due Dates October 12, 2016 (February 12, June 12) – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 6

Limited Submission Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) – Email of Intent Due July 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2016
Limited Submission CDC-NIH Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers – Email of Intent Due July 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 12, 2016
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due July 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 15, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016
Limited Submission MacArthur Foundation 100&Change – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016 – Although this funding opportunity is not categorized as a limited submission opportunity by the sponsor, the research leadership would like to coordinate applications from Texas A&M. Please send an email of intent including the title of the proposal and a one to three sentence description of the project by July 15, 2016. Send email of intent to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu.
Limited Submission NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites – Email of Intent Due August 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) – Email of Intent Due September 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 12, 2016
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Email of Intent Due September 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due September 21, 2016

DOD

Funding Opportunity Announcement from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Navy and Marine Corps FY2016 for the HEL-JTO High Energy Laser Multidisciplinary Research Initiative (HEL-MRI) Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2016 – The average individual award amount is estimated to be $600,000 per year. The MRI programs are up to five years duration (3 year base period, plus 2 option year periods).

DOE

Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Modification 01 (link) – Concept Papers Due September 30, 2016 – Single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

EPA

Research Training Program for College and University Students (link) – Due August 16, 2016 – Potential Funding per Award: Up to a total of $1.25 million, including direct and indirect costs, with a maximum duration of 3 years.

MacArthur Foundation

Limited Submission 100&Change (link) – Registration Closes September 2, 2016 – Total Amount Available $100,000,000 – See Limited Submission section above for more information.

NIH

Limited Submission Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) (link) – Letter of Intent Due October 23, 2016 – Total Amount Available $4,500,000
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA, and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Improving Physical Infrastructure to Enhance Animal Model Research: Revisions of Research Project Grants (R01) (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – The requested application budget must be at least $50,000, but cannot exceed the direct costs of the parent research project grant award in the FY2017 or $250,000, whichever is smaller.

NSF

Limited Submission Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science, Supplements and Sites (link) – Full Due November 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,800,000
Limited Submission National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program (link) – Letter of Intent Due December 9, 2016 – Total Amount Available $51,680,000
Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRGMS) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2016 – Under this solicitation, proposals may be submitted for any funding amount from $150,000 up to $500,000 per year, for up to three years.
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016; (Cybersecurity Education projects) Full Due December 1-15, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – (Large and Medium Projects) Full Due October 12-19, 2016; (Small Projects) Full Due November 2-16, 2016 – Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years. Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years. Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.
Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 2, 2016 – Total Amount Available $16,000,000 – $30,000,000
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Computational Physics (link) – Full Due December 1, 2016 – PD 16-7244
Dear Colleague Letter: Exploring Mechanisms to Enhance the Economic and Societal Impacts of Fundamental Advances in Information and Communications Technologies (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Exploratory Research on High-Efficiency, Monolithic, Two Dissimilar Materials (TDM) Photovoltaics (link)

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0001555: Hydrogen Technology Showcase and Training (HyTeST) Station (link) – Response Due July 22, 2016
NASA Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Tipping Point Technologies Draft Appendix (link) – Comments Due July 25, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 29

Limited Submission Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing – Email of Intent Due July 1, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 5, 2016
Limited Submission Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) – Email of Intent Due July 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2016
Limited Submission CDC-NIH Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers – Email of Intent Due July 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 12, 2016
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due July 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 15, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 22, 2016

Beckman Foundation

Beckman Young Investigator Program (link) – Letter of Intent Due August 15, 2016 – Range of $750,000

DOD

Dispersed Computing (link) – Due September 7, 2016 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
FY16 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) (link) – Pre-application Due July 19, 2016 (Investigator-Initiated Research Award, Career Development Award) – Total Award Amount $3,200,000
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Wind Energy – Eagle Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities (link) – Concept Papers Due July 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available $4,100,000

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Award Amounts Vary

NIH

Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Limited Submission CDC-NIH Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (link) – Letter of Intent Due August 15, 2016; Application Due October 12, 2016 – An applicant may request up to $1.8 million each year in total costs for an ERC.
U.S.-Russia Bilateral Collaborative Research Partnerships (CRP) on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS and HIV-Associated Comorbidities (R01) (link) – Due September 16, 2016 – Application budgets are limited to $200,000 total costs per year.
Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Exosome-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Data, infrastructure and computational methods (link) – Full Due September 26, 2016 – Total Amount Available $4,500,000
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (CogNeuro) (link) – Due August 15, 2016; February 13, 2017 – Currently, the average award size is ~$175K per year (including both direct and indirect costs) and the average duration is 3 years.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Energy for Sustainability (link) –Due October 20, 2016 – BSF has indicated that it will support projects of this type up to $80,000 /per year over the number of years approved in the NSF grant to the U.S. team.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Materials (link) – Due Dates and Award Amounts vary for the program areas.
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program with the Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems Division (ECCS) (link) – Due November 1, 2016
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Computer Science (link) – Due November 18, 2016
Special BSF Call for Proposals in a Joint NSF-BSF Program in Cyber Security (link) – Due November 18, 2016
Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) (link) – Due August 23, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $18,000,000
Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 2, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $30,000,000
Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Phase I Centers and Phase II Renewal (link) – Prelim Due September 15, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,800,000
Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7607
Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-1517
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7564
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (link) – Due Sept. 15, 2016 – PD 16-1637

University Carlos III (UC3M) (in partnership with Banco Santander)

Visiting Professor Positions (NETCOM research group link; IMDEA Networks link; Former visiting researchers link) – The 2017/2018 call for applications is expected to open in October 2016 and usually remains open for one month. – 120,000 Euros/year (roughly $135,000), to cover salary, traveling, accommodation, and living expenses of the visiting professor. You may apply for the full year, or for one term of 6 months (in which case you receive half the grant).

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) Request for Information: The Future of Artificial Intelligence (link) – Responses Due July 22, 2016
NIH Request for Information (RFI): Transformative High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy (link) – Responses Due August 8, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

DOD CDMRP Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 17, 2016 – Funding Level 1: 3 years, Up to $2,000,000; Funding Level 2: 4 years, Up to $5,000,000
DOD CDMRP Peer Reviewed Cancer Horizon Award (link) – Pre-application Due August 17, 2016 – $150,000 direct costs

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 22

Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Education Program – Email of Intent Due June 24, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 1, 2016
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Keck Research Program – Email of Intent Due June 24, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 1, 2016
Limited Submission Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) – Email of Intent July 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2016
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due July 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 15, 2016

DOD

Data-Driven Discovery of Models (D3M) (link) – Abstract Due June 24, 2016 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III 3D Microelectronics for Information Protection Program (link) – Intent to Propose Due June 30, 2016; Proposal Due August 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $13,200,000
Magnetic Miniaturized and Monolithically-Integrated Components (M3IC) (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $26,000,000
Quibits in Silicon – BAA (link) – White papers Due August 9, 2016 – Option 1: Multiple four year awards are anticipated. Proposals are expected to request less than $4M per year. Option 2: Multiple one to three year awards are anticipated. The maximum total of any award is three (3) years. Proposals are expected to request less than $500K per year.
Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $145,000,000
FY 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Due July 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $47,000,000
US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Cycle 1 Pre-proposal Due August 1, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $700,000

DOE

Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing (link) – Concept Paper Due July 28, 2016 – Total Amount Available $70,000,000
Innovative Development in Energy-Related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $500,000

Department of the Interior

Cooperative Funding Agreements for the USGS Water Use Data and Research Program Announcement for Fiscal Year 2016 (link) – Due July 18, 2016 – Total Award Amount $1,500,000

NIH

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development (R01) (link) – Due October 3, 2016 – NIAID intends to commit $6.3 million in FY 2017 to fund 5-10 awards.
Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Limited Submission Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) (link) – Prelim Due September 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $8,000,000 – $12,000,000
Joint NSF/NIH Initiative on Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Big Data (QuBBD) (link) – Due September 28, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,000,000
Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Due August 10, 2016 – Total Award Amount $10,000,000
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) (link) – Due August 24, 2016
Dear Colleague Letter: Special Guidelines for Submitting Collaborative Proposals under the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems-Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council UK (CBET-EPSRC) Lead Agency Activity (link)

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts (SBEBP) Challenge Area (link) – Letter of Intent Due July 14, 2016 – Total Award Amount $21,000,000
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program (link) – A Letter of Intent (LOI) must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the deadline date indicated in the Program Area Descriptions section beginning in Part I, C (see Part IV, A, for LOI instructions) – Total Award Amount $130,000,000
AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area (link) – Due August 4, 2016 – Total Award Amount $7,000,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

Request for Information: Advanced HVAC&R Research and Development (R&D) (link) – Responses Due July 25, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship (link) – White Papers Due August 17, 2016 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
DoD Tick-Borne Disease Idea Award (link) – Pre-Application Due August 3, 2016 – Total Amount Available $1,200,000
DoD Tick-Borne Disease Investigator-Initiated Research Award (link) – Pre-Application Due August 3, 2016 – Total Amount Available $3,360,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 15

Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Education Program – Email of Intent Due June 24, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 1, 2016
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Keck Research Program – Email of Intent Due June 24, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 1, 2016
Limited Submission Kinship Foundation Searle Scholars Program – Email of Intent Due July 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due July 15, 2016

DOD

Request for White Papers for Minority Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC) (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 for Topics 5, 6, 7, and 8; White Papers Due March 3, 2017, for Topics 1, 2, 3, and 4
Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ATB-MII) (link) – Concept Paper Due July 29, 2016 – Total Amount Available $80,000,000
Multi-INT Research Initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School (link) – Due June 30, 2016 – The estimated amount of funding is expected to be between $50,000 and $150,000 for a base period of twelve (12) months.

Department of the Interior

Science and Technology Program Pitch to Pilot Project (link) – Phase 1 Due July 27, 2016 – Up to $100,000 per project

Kinship Foundation

Limited Submission Searle Scholars Program (link) – September 30, 2016 – Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant.

Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

Brain Machine Interface Prototype Development for Vision Restoration (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available for 2016 $2,000,000

NIH

Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01) (link) – Due October 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R01) (link) – Due September 19, 2016; September 19, 2017; September 19, 2018 – The budget may not exceed $500,000 Direct Costs per year.

NSF

Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) (link) – Letter of Intent Due July 29, 2016 – Total Award Available $18,000,000-$25,000,000
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Advanced Wireless Research Platforms: Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Future Wireless Technologies (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: NSF/NSFC Joint Research on Environmental Sustainability Challenges (link)

W.M. Keck Foundation

Limited Submission Undergraduate Education Program (link) – Phase 1 Application Due November 1, 2016 – Historically, grants range from $200,000 to $1,000,000 and are typically under $500,000.
Limited Submission Keck Research Program (link) – Phase 1 Application Due November 1, 2016 – Historically, grants range from $500,000 to $5,000,000 and are typically $2,000,000 or less.

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area (link) – Due August 4, 2016 – Total Amount Available $10,600,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NIH Request for Information (RFI): Strategies for Modernizing Biomedical Graduate Education (link) – Due August 5, 2016
DOE Request for Information (RFI): Revolutionary Biomass Supply Systems Supporting a Billion Ton Bioeconomy Vision (link) – Due June 30, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 8

Limited Submission Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr Foundation Mallinckrodt Grants – Email of Intent Due June 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 10, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016

DOD

Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due May 2, 2017; Abstract Due May 23, 2017 – The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.
Collaborative Center for Multidisciplinary Sciences Program (link) – Due June 10, 2016 (amended) – Total Award Amount $3,000,000
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies MultiTopic Funding Opportunity Announcement (link) – Concept Paper Due July 6, 2016 – Total Amount Available $22,300,000
Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Modification 01 (link) – Concept Papers Due September 30, 2016 – Single-phase efforts of durations 12 months or less with a total project cost of $500,000 or less.

NIH

PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA, and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard dates apply September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Improving Physical Infrastructure to Enhance Animal Model Research: Revisions of Research Project Grants (R01) (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – The requested application budget must be at least $50,000, but cannot exceed the direct costs of the parent research project grant award in the FY2017 or $250,000, whichever is smaller.
Research Answers to NCI’s Pediatric Provocative Questions (R01) (link) – Due June 30, 2016; November 24, 2016; June 23, 2017; November 24, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 2, 2016 – Total Amount Available $16,000,000 – $30,000,000
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Strengthening Transfer of Students from Two-year Hispanic-serving Institutions to Four-year STEM Programs (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2017 Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering, and Materials (SusChEM) Funding Opportunity (link)

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information (RFI): Cost Reduction and Performance Improvements of Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Systems for Compressed Hydrogen for Onboard Vehicle Applications (link) – Due June 30, 2016

Awards/Fellowships

L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Awards Call for Nominations (link) – Due June 20, 2016 – Each of the five laureates will receive an award of €100,000.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 1

Limited Submission Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr Foundation Mallinckrodt Grants – Email of Intent Due June 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 10, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016

DOD

FY16 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) (link) – Pre-application due July 19, 2016 (Investigator-Initiated Research Award, Career Development Award) – Total Award Amount $3,200,000
FY16 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) (link) – Pre-application due June 9, 2016 (Career Development Award, Clinical Exploration Award, Idea Development Award, Investigator Initiated Translational Award); Pre-application due July 28, 2016 (Concept Award) – Total Award Amount $12,000,000
Fiscal Year 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program Modification 6 (link) – Due July 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Fiscal Year 2017 – Army Submission Modification 2 (link) – Due July 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (ENERGISE) – Concept Paper Due June 17, 2016 (link)

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr Foundation

Limited Submission Mallinckrodt Grants (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – Usually $60,000 per year for 3 years

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Award Amounts Vary

NIH

Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Exosome-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2016; June 13, 2017; October 13, 2017; June 13, 2018; October 15, 2018; June 13, 2019 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) (link) – Due August 23, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $18,000,000
Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) (link) – Letter of Intent Due September 2, 2016 – Total Award Amount $16,000,000 to $30,000,000
Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Phase I Centers and Phase II Renewal (link) – Prelim Due September 15, 2016 – Total Award Amount $5,800,000
Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-7607
Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-1517
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7564
Broadening Participation in Engineering (link) – Due June 16, 2016 – PD 16-7680
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (link) – Due Sept. 15, 2016 – PD 16-1637
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (link) – Prelim Due July 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $23,000,000
Science Learning+ Partnership Grants (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $12,000,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Seeking Community Input on Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (link)

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DARPA Request for Information (RFI): Nanoweaving (link) – Due June 16, 2016
DOD Notice of Intent: Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) (link)
NIH Request for Information (RFI): Guidance for Opportunities in Neuroethics (NIH BRAIN Initiative) (link) – Due July 29, 2016
NIH Request for Information (RFI): Characterizing and Understanding the Organization of Individual Cells within Human Tissues (link) – Due June 22, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 23

Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016
Limited Submission Department of State A Program on International Water Cooperation – Contact Dr. John Tracy

Department of the Interior

Cooperative Funding Agreements for the USGS Water Use Data and Research Program Announcement for Fiscal Year 2016 (link) – Due July 18, 2016 – Total Award Amount $1,500,000

DOD

Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $145,000,000
Health Information Technologies and Informatics (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $2,000,000
Health Information Technologies and Informatics Hands-Free (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $2,000,000
FY 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Due July 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $47,000,000
US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Cycle 1 pre-proposal due August 1, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $700,000

DOE

Innovative Development in Energy-Related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $500,000

NIH

Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development (R01) (link) – Due October 3, 2016 – NIAID intends to commit $6.3 million in FY 2017 to fund 5-10 awards.
Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates (October 5, February 5, June 5) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: Reproducibility and Robustness of Results (link)

USDA

AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area (link) – Due August 4, 2016 – Total Award Amount $7,000,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE – Request for Information – Enabling Technologies for Ultra-Safe and Secure Modular Nuclear Energy Systems (link) – Comments Due June 17, 2016
NIH – Request for Information (RFI): Data Annotation in Biomedical Core Research Facilities and Related Needs for Community Education and Training (link) – Response Due June 30, 2016
NIH – Request for Information (RFI): NIMH Request for Brief Perspectives on the State of Mental Illness Research (link) – Response Due June 30, 2016
NIH – Request for Information (RFI): Approaches for Supporting Team Science in the Biomedical Research Community (link) – Response Due June 17, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 18

Limited Submission NIH BD2K Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) – Email of Intent Due May 18, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 1, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016
Limited Submission Department of State A Program on International Water Cooperation – Contact Dr. John Tracy

DOD

Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Outreach (link) – White Papers due June 16, 2016 – Total Award Amount $9,900,000

NIH

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: June 5, October 5, February 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Due August 10, 2016 – Total Award Amount $10,000,000
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) (link) – Due August 24, 2016

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts (SBEBP) Challenge Area (link) – Letter of Intent due July 14, 2016 – Total Award Amount $21,000,000
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program (link) – A Letter of Intent (LOI) must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the deadline date indicated in the Program Area Descriptions section beginning in Part I, C (see Part IV, A, for LOI instructions) – Total Award Amount $130,000,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement, Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing (link)

Awards/Fellowships

DoD Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Cognitive Resilience and Readiness Research Award (link) – Pre-application due June 27, 2016 – The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $2.5 million (M).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 11

Limited Submission Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences – Email of Intent Due May 13, 2016; Internal Proposal Due May 18, 2016
Limited Submission NIH BD2K Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) – Email of Intent Due May 18, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 1, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016
Limited Submission Department of State A Program on International Water Cooperation – Please contact Dr. John Tracy.

DOD

Accelerated Computation for Efficient Scientific Simulation (ACCESS) (link) – Abstract Due May 20, 2016 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards, each less than $1,000,000.
Multi-INT Research Initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School (link) – Due June 30, 2016 – The estimated amount of funding is expected to be between $50,000 and $150,000 for a base period of twelve (12) months.
TRAnsformative DESign (TRADES) (link) – Teaming Profiles Due May 16, 2016; Abstract Due June 1, 2016 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards for Technical Area 1 and a single award for Technical Area 2.
Accelerated Computation for Efficient Scientific Simulation (ACCESS) (link) – Abstract Due May 20, 2016 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards, each less than $1 million.

DOE

Modular Chemical Process Intensification for Clean Energy Manufacturing (link) – Concept Paper Due June 15, 2016 – Total Amount Available $70,000,000

Department of State

Limited Submission U.S. Department of State A Program on International Water Cooperation (link) – Due June 10, 2016 – Total Award Amount $778,000

NIH

Metabolic Reprogramming to Improve Immunotherapy (R01) (link) – Due October 5, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Limited Submission NIH BD2K Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) (link) – Due July 25, 2016 – Application budgets are not limited, but it is anticipated that each institutional training program may appoint up to 6 trainees annually. Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) (link) – Letter of Intent Due July 29, 2016 – Total Award Available $18,000,000-$25,000,000
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering (link) – Due October 21, 2016 – Total Award Amount $3,500,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Call for Submission of Conference Proposals to Inform the Design and Success of the Alliances and National Network for NSF INCLUDES (link)

USDA

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Water for Agriculture Challenge Area (link) – Due August 4, 2016 – Total Amount Available $10,600,000

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

NIH – Request for Information (RFI): Approaches for Supporting Team Science in the Biomedical Research Community (link)

Awards/Fellowships

DOD – FY16 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Synergistic Idea Development Award (link) – Pre-application Due July 1, 2016 – Total Amount Available $1,200,000
DOD – DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Focused Program Award (link) – Pre-application Due June 29, 2016 – The anticipated total costs (direct plus indirect) budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $10,000,000. Please see RFP for additional funding information.
DOD – DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Discovery Award (link) – Pre-application Due July 7, 2016 – The anticipated direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $200,000. Please see RFP for additional funding information.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MAY 4

Limited Submission The Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation Legacy Foundation Collaborative Grants – Email of Intent Due May 9, 2016; Internal Proposal Due May 23, 2016
Limited Submission Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences – Email of Intent Due May 13, 2016; Internal Proposal Due May 18, 2016
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016

DOD

Intense and Compact Neutron Sources Phase Two (ICONS2) (link) – Abstract Due May 13, 2016 – Awards will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
Collaborative Center for Multidisciplinary Sciences Program (link) – Due June 10, 2016 (amended) – Total Award Amount $3,000,000
Biological Technologies (link) – Abstracts and Full Proposals submitted on rolling basis until April 28, 2017 – The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
INTERfering and Co-Evolving Prevention and Therapy (INTERCEPT) (link) – Abstract Due May 19, 2016 – Awards will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (ENERGISE) (link) – Concept Papers Due June 17, 2016 – Total Amount Available $25,000,000

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Award Amounts Vary

NIH

Improving Physical Infrastructure to Enhance Animal Model Research: Revisions of Research Project Grants (R01) (link) – Due August 1, 2016 – The requested application budget must be at least $50,000, but cannot exceed the direct costs of the parent research project grant award in the FY2017 or $250,000, whichever is smaller.
Preclinical Research on Model Organisms to Predict Treatment Outcomes for Disorders Associated with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (R01) (link) – Due June 5, 2016 – The requested application budget must be at least $50,000, but cannot exceed the direct costs of the parent research project grant award in the FY2017 or $250,000, whichever is smaller.
Outcome Measures for Use in Treatment Trials of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (R01) (link) – Due June 5, 2016 – Budgets for direct costs of up to $499,999 per year may be requested for a maximum of $2,499,996 direct costs over a five-year project period.
Research Answers to NCI’s Pediatric Provocative Questions (R01) (link) – Due June 30, 2016; November 24, 2016; June 23, 2017; November 24, 2017 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Broadening Participation in Engineering (link) – Due June 16, 2016 – PD 16-7680
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (link) – Due Sept. 15, 2016 – PD 16-1637
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (link) – Prelim Due July 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $23,000,000
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due May 25, 2016, and February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Science Learning+ Partnership Grants (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $12,000,000
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (link) – Due June 7, 2016 – Total Amount Available $34,000,000

The Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation

Limited Submission Legacy Foundation Collaborative Grants (link) – Letter of Interest Required First – Collaborative Grants between $50,000-$500,000

Awards/Fellowships

NIH – NINDS Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K01) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses
NIH – NINDS Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K22) (link) – Due July 12, 2016 – Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses
Universidad de Jaén – H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (link) – Due September 14, 2016 – The grant usually covers two years’ salary, a mobility allowance, research costs and overheads for the host institution.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 27

Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due June 21, 2016
Limited Submission Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences – Email of Intent Due May 13, 2016; Internal Proposal Due May 18, 2016

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link) – Due May 1, 2016 – Up to $50,000

DOD

Air Force Fiscal Year 2017 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) (link) – Due June 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $18,000,000

DOE

Renewable Energy to Fuels through Utilization of Energy-Dense Liquids (REFUEL) (link) – Concept Papers due May 25, 2016 – Total Amount Awarded $25,000,000

NIH

Improving Smoking Cessation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations via Scalable Interventions (R01) (link) – Due October 11, 2016; June 13, 2017; October 11, 2017; June 13, 2018; October 11, 2018, June 13, 2019 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project
Leveraging Cognitive Neuroscience to Improve Assessment of Cancer Treatment-Related Cognitive Impairment (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2016; April 11, 2017; October 10, 2017; April 11, 2018; October 10, 2018; April 11, 2019 – Application budgets should reflect the actual needs of the proposed project

NSF

US Ignite: Networking Research and Application Prototypes Leading to Smart & Connected Communities (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Total Award Amount $10,000,000
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – September 6, 2016 – Total Award Amount $56,530,000
Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-7607
Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-Novenmber 1, 2016 – PD 16-1517
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) (link) – Due October 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – PD 16-7564
Dear Colleague Letter: Innovative Computational Infrastructure for Understanding the Brain (link)

Pew Charitable Trusts

Limited Submission Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences (link) – Online application website open August 1, 2016-November 1, 2016 – Award $60,000 per year provided to institution for the scholar over the four-year period

Samsung

Global Collaboration GRO Program (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Award direct expenses and indirect costs up to $100,000

Notice of Intent/Request for Information

DOE – Notice of Intent for FY 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement (link)
DOE – Notice of Intent for Commercial Building and Energy Code Field Studies (link)
DOE – Notice of Intent for Project Definition for Pilot and Demonstration Scale Manufacturing of Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopowered (PD2B3) (link)

Awards/Fellowships

NIH – Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
NIH – Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15) (link) – Due June 25, 2016 – Applicants may request up to $300,000 in direct costs for the entire project period of up to 3 years
NIH – Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
NIH – NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (K01) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
NIH – NIDDK Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
NIHLimited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – Email of Intent Due June 15, 2016 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Republic of China (Taiwan) – Taiwan Fellowship (link) – Applications Due May 1, 2016-June 30, 2016 – Monthly grants are paid at the beginning of every month; a. Professors, associate professors, research fellows, or associate research fellows: NT$60,000; b. Assistant professors, assistant research fellows, or doctoral candidates: NT$50,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 20

DOD

Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Functional Materials and Applications (AFRL/RXA) Two-Step Open BAA (link) – White paper due first, followed by proposal (can submit up to April 18, 2021) – Total Amount Available $42,500,000
US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Cycle 1 pre-proposal due August 1, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $700,000

DOE

Innovative Development in Energy-Related Applied Science (IDEAS) (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2016 – Total Project Cost up to $500,000
Machine Learning and Understanding for High Performance Computing Scientific Discovery (link) – Pre-application Due May 20, 2016 – Award depends on number of meritorious applications
Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science (link) – Letter of Intent Due May 13, 2016 – Total Amount Available $6,000,000

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Award Amounts Vary

NIH

Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R01) (link) – Cycle Due Dates: Cycle 1-February 5, Cycle 2-June 5, Cycle 3-October 5 – Award should reflect actual needs of proposed project
Development and Commercialization of Technologies to Create, Characterize or Improve Animal Models of Human Disease (R43/R44) (link) – Cycle Due Dates: Cycle 1-September 5, Cycle 2-January 5, Cycle 3-April 5 – Phase 1 Awards $150,000; Phase II Awards $1,000,000
Development and Commercialization of Technologies to Create, Characterize or Improve Animal Models of Human Disease (R41/R42) (link) – Cycle Due Dates: Cycle 1-September 5, Cycle 2-January 5, Cycle 3-April 5 – Phase 1 Awards $150,000; Phase II Awards $1,000,000
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01) (link) – Due June 12, 2016 – Salary plus other program-related expenses
Improved Technologies and Ligands for Non-invasive Brain Imaging (R41/R42) (link) – Due August 17, 2016 – Phase 1 Awards $150,000; Phase II Awards $1,000,000
Improved Technologies and Ligands for Non-invasive Brain Imaging (R43/R44) (link) – Due August 17, 2016 – Phase 1 Awards $150,000; Phase II Awards $1,000,000
Laboratory and Diagnostic Tools to Advance Microbiome-Brain Research (R41) (link) – Due August 17, 2016 – Total Amount Available $600,000
Laboratory and Diagnostic Tools to Advance Microbiome-Brain Research (R43/R44) (link) – Due August 15, 2016 – Phase 1 Awards $150,000; Phase II Awards $1,000,000

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: Improving Graduate Student Preparedness for Entering the Workforce, Opportunities for Supplemental Support (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link) – Due May 1, 2016 – Up to $50,000

Notice of Intent/Request for Information

DOE

Request for Information (RFI): Stakeholder Input on Out-year Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy (link) – Responses should be submitted by April 29, 2016
Request for Information (RFI) on Occupancy Sensors and Controls (link) – Responses should be submitted by May 6, 2016

NIH

Request for Information (RFI): Approaches for Supporting Team Science in the Biomedical Research Community (link) – Due June 17, 2016

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 13

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award – Email of Intent Due April 13, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 20, 2016

Brain Research Foundation

Limited Submission Scientific Innovations Award (link)

DOD

Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (link) – White Papers Due August 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $145,000,000
Health Information Technologies and Informatics (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $2,000,000
Health Information Technologies and Informatics Hands-Free (link) – Due August 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $2,000,000
FY 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link) – Due July 22, 2016 – Total Award Amount $47,000,000

DOE

Next Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Automated On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) (link) – Concept Papers Due May 24, 2016 – Total Award Amount $30,000,000
Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration (ROOTS) (link) – Concept Papers Due May 26, 2016 – Total Award Amount $30,000,000

NIH

Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01) (link) – Due May 18, 2016 plus additional dates – Total Amount Available Contingent upon Meritorious Applications

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link) – Due May 1, 2016 – Up to $50,000

Notice of Intent/Request for Information

DOE

RFI Occupancy Sensors and Controls (link)
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Modular Chemical Process Intensification (link)

NIH

Request for Information: The Need for and Support of Research Resources for the Biomedical Research Community (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – APRIL 6

DOD

Solid State Energy Recovery Prototype Solutions for the Office of Naval Research (link) – White Paper Due April 15, 2016 – Amount to Be Determined
Fiscal Year 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (link) – Full Due July 22, 2016 – Total Amount Available $47,000,000
Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) (link) – See link for due dates and funding information.
Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) (link) – Proposal Due June 2, 2016 – Total Amount Available to be Determined

DOE

Bioenergy Research Centers (link) – Pre-Application Due June 17, 2016 – Total Amount Available $89,000,000 (annually) – If you are interested in this funding opportunity, please contact Dr. Narasimha Reddy at reddy@tamu.edu.
Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) (link) – LOI Due April 28, 2016 – Total Amount Available $35,000,000

Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright Opportunities in Sustainable Development in the Western Hemisphere (link) – Please see website for due dates and award amounts.

NIH

NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01) (link) – LOI Due September 7, 2016 – Total Amount Available $8,000,000
NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01) (link) – Due September 7, 2016 – Amount Contingent upon NIH Appropriations and Number of Meritorious Applications
Use of Imaging and Digital Image Analysis Software/s to Evaluate Transdermal Irritation and Non – inferiority of Generic Transdermal Products (U01) (link) – LOI Due April 15, 2016 – Up to $250,000 for FY 2016
Bioequivalence of Topical Products: Comparing Epidermal Pharmacokinetics by Spectroscopic Imaging Techniques (U01) (link) – Due June 3, 2016 – Up to $500,000 for FY 2016

NSF

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Due June 20, 2016 – Total Amount Available $11,250,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Fundamental Research to Improve STEM Teaching and Learning, and Workforce Development for Persons with Disabilities within the EHR Core Research Program (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link) – Due May 1, 2016 – Up to $50,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 30

Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

DOE

Synchrophasor Applications and Tools for Reliability, Market Efficiency, and Asset Management (link) – Due June 30, 2016 – Total Amount Available $5,000,000

EPA

Early Career Awards: Integrating Human Health and Well-Being with Ecosystem Services Grant (link) – Due April 21, 2016 – Total Amount Available $3,000,000
Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program – FY 2016 (link) – Due April 26, 2016 – Total Amount Available $26,000,000

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link) – Due June 1, 2017 – Award Amounts Vary

NIH

Cooperative Study Group for Autoimmune Disease Prevention (U01) (link) – Due June 29, 2016 – Total Amount Available $3.6 million
Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent Study Research Projects (R01) (link) – Due May 5, 2016 – Contingent upon Meritorious Applications
Cooperative Agreement to Develop Targeted Agents for Use with Systemic Agents Plus Radiotherapy (U01) (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Budgets Must Not Exceed $450,000 per Year in Direct Costs

NSF

Broadening Participation in Engineering (link) – Due June 16, 2016 – PD 16-7680
Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (link) – Due Sept. 15, 2016 – PD 16-1637
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (link) – Due July 1, 2016 – Total Award Amount $23,000,000
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link) – Due May 25, 2016, and February 9, 2017 – Total Amount Available $2,500,000
Science Learning+ Partnership Grants (link) – Due June 14, 2016 – Total Amount Available $12,000,000
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (link) – Due June 7, 2016 – Total Amount Available $34,000,000
Dear Colleague Letter: Developing New Data to Illuminate Science and Innovation Policy (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link) – Due May 1, 2016 – Up to $50,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 23

Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

DOD

Air Force Fiscal Year 2017 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) (link)
FY16 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) (link)
Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 (link)
Next Generation Social Science (NGS2) (link)

DOE

Addressing Risk and Uncertainty in the Future Power System (link)

NIH

The Early Detection Research Network: Biomarker Developmental Laboratories (U01) (link)

NSF

US Ignite: Networking Research and Application Prototypes Leading to Smart & Connected Communities (link)
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) (link)
Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link)

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program CFDA Number 84.022A (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 16

Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 25, 2016
Limited Submission Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal proposal Due March 24, 2016
Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

DOD

Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) (link)
Department of Defense Autism Research Program (link)
Center of Excellence: Multi-Fidelity Modeling of Combustion Instabilities (link)

DOE

Next Generation Electric Machines: Enabling Technologies (link)
ARPA-E Fellows (Spring 2016) (link)

NIH

The Application of Big Data Analytics to Drug Abuse Research (R01) (link)
Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program (Fi2) (link)
Early-Stage Preclinical Validation of Therapeutic Leads for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) (link)
Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology (U01) (link)

NSF

Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing – Public Participation in Engineering Research (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Computer Science for All (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

Notice of Intent/Request for Information

DOD

Request for Information (RFI) for Potential Opportunity to Discuss New DSO Research Initiatives (link)
Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (link)
Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (link)
Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (link)
Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program (link)

NIH

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01) (link)
Request for Information (RFI): Strategies for Non-Invasive Imaging of HIV Reservoirs (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 9

Limited Submission Research Training Awards – Email of Intent Due March 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 22, 2016
Limited Submission Early Translational Research Awards – Email of Intent Due March 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 22, 2016
Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 25, 2016
Limited Submission Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal proposal Due March 24, 2016
Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)

APAICS Congressional Fellowships (link)

DOD

Aerospace Medicine, Clinical Research, Human Performance, and Expeditionary Medicine (link)
DOD Breast Cancer Distinguished Investigator Award (link)
DOD Breast Cancer Innovator Award (link)

DOE

Development of Technologies for Sensing, Analyzing, and Utilizing Novel Subsurface Signals in Support of the Subsurface Technology and Engineering (SubTER) Crosscut Initiative (link)
Research and Development for Next Generation Nuclear Physics Accelerator Facilities (link)

NIH

Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01) (link)
Limited Submission Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) (link)

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: Advanced Cellular Biomanufacturing (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF CAREER Awardees (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Change in Eligibility to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

USDA

Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – MARCH 2

Limited Submission NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science – Email of Intent Due March 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 9, 2016
Limited Submission NIST National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) – Email of Intent Due March 7, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 10, 2016
Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due March 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 11, 2016
Limited Submission Research Training Awards – Email of Intent Due March 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 22, 2016
Limited Submission Early Translational Research Awards – Email of Intent Due March 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 22, 2016
Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 25, 2016
Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Limited Submission Research Training Awards (link)
Limited Submission Early Translational Research Awards (link)

DOE

Integration and Optimization of Novel Ion Conducting Solids (IONICS) (link)

DOT

University Transportation Centers Open Competition 2016 (link)

EPA

Early Career Awards: Integrating Human Health and Well-Being with Ecosystem Services Grant (link)
Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program – FY 2016 (link)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Broad Agency Announcement for the Advanced Research and Development of Regulatory Science (link)

NIH

Cooperative Study Group for Autoimmune Disease Prevention (U01) (link)
Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent Study Research Projects (R01) (link)
Cooperative Agreement to Develop Targeted Agents for Use with Systemic Agents Plus Radiotherapy (U01) (link)

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences – 2016 (ROSES – 2016) (link)

NSF

Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (link)
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: I-Corps L – Stimulating Innovation in STEM Education (link)
Science Learning+ Partnership Grants (link)
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

Notice of Intent and Request for Information

DOD – DARPA

Request for Information (RFI) for Potential Opportunity to Discuss New DSO Research Initiatives (link)

DOE

Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity for Next Generation of Electric Machines (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 24

Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due March 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 11, 2016
Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 25, 2016
Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

DOC

National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Institute Awards (link)
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs (link)

DOD

Broad Agency Announcement: RF Vacuum Electronics (68-15-01) (link)
Broad Agency Announcement: Radiation Effects Research (68-15-02) (link)
Signal Processing at RF (SPAR) (link)
Biological Control (link)
Military Medical Photonics Program (link)

DOE

Collaborative Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences on International Long-Pulse Superconducting Tokamaks (link)

NIH

Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (U01) (link)

NSF

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) (link)
Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences (DMS/NIGMS) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: National Brain Observatory: A Phased Approach for Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

Notice of Intent and Request for Information

NIH

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) (link)
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NHLBI’s Precision Interventions for Severe and Exacerbation-Prone (PrecISE) Asthma Network: Data and Modeling Center (U01) (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 17

Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) – Email of Intent Due March 8, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 11, 2016
Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) – Email of Intent Due March 22, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 25, 2016
Limited Submission American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes – Email of Intent Due April 4, 2016; Internal Proposal Due April 11, 2016

American Diabetes Association

Limited Submission Pathway to Stop Diabetes (link)

DOD

Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (link)
Young Faculty Award (link)

DOE

Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies II – State Energy Strategies (SEEDSII-SES) (link)
SBIR/STTR FY 2016 Phase II Release II (link)

NASA

Early Career Faculty (link)
National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program Training Grant Augmentation –Opportunities in NASA STEM (link)

NIH

Accelerating Research on Intervertebral Disc (ARID) (R01) (link)
Improvement of Animal Models for Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine (R01) (link)

NSF

Limited Submission NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) (link)
Limited Submission Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) (link)
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes) (link)

TEES/Engineering/Division of Research

Strategic Areas Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (link)

Notice of Intent and Request for Information

NASA

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) – 2016 (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 10

Limited Submission The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Moore Inventor Fellows – Email of Intent Due February 15, 2016; Internal Proposal Due March 1, 2016

DOC – National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GMSE) Fellowship Program (link)

DOE

Regional and Global Climate Modeling and Integrated Assessment Research: An Integration Framework for Multi-Model, U.S. Regional Climate Evaluation that Incorporates Local Human Influences for Research at the Energy-Water-Land Nexus (link)
Computational Materials Sciences (link)

NIH

Targets of Low Dose Alcohol in the Brain (R01) (link)
Mechanistic Basis of Diffuse White Matter Disease in Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID) (R01) (link)
Small Business Alzheimer’s Disease Research (R41/R42) – STTR (link)
Small Business Alzheimer’s Disease Research (R43/R44) – SBIR (link)

NSF

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) – Addressing Future Challenges (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Recompetition of the Management and Operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) (link)

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Limited Submission The Moore Inventor Fellows (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – FEBRUARY 3

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Chemical Sciences (link)

Army – Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)

2016 Broad Agency Announcement (link)

DOC – National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

FY 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (link)

DOE

NE Traineeship for Radiochemistry (link)

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2016 at NASA John C. Stennis Center (link)
HISAKI Guest Investigator Program 2016 (link)

NSF

Expeditions in Computing (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Mathematical Sciences Funding Opportunities in Sustainable Infrastructure (link)

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)

OREF Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration Sports Medicine Grant in Honor of Russell F. Warren, MD – In collaboration with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 27

DARPA

Atomic Clock with Enhanced Stability (ACES) (link)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) 16.1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) (link)
Fundamental Limits of Photon Detection (Detect) (link)
Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) (Presolicitation) (link)

DOE

Industry Partnerships for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research (link)

NSF

Limited Submission Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) (link)
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2: SSE & SSI) – Software Elements and Frameworks (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 20

DOE

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Innovative Concepts and Core Technology (link)
Advancements in Algal Biomass Yield, Phase 2 (ABY2) (link)

NASA

Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System – Appendix B (link)

NIH

Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01) (link) – Note: Only one from the College of Engineering may apply. If you are interested, please submit a 1-page description of your plan to Dr. Laurie Garton (lsgarton@tamu.edu) by January 22, 2016. The final proposal will be due February 26, 2016.
Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants (R01) (link)
Education and Health: New Frontiers (R01) (link)

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: CPS EAGERs Supporting Participation in the Global City Teams Challenge (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 13

DOD – Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Basic Research for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (C-WMD) Service Call (link)
Basic Research for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (C-WMD) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link)

NIH

Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01) (link) – Note: Only one from the College of Engineering may apply. If you are interested, please submit a 1-page description of your plan to Dr. Laurie Garton (lsgarton@tamu.edu) by January 22, 2016. The final proposal will be due February 26, 2016.
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA): Development of Radiation/Nuclear Medical Countermeasures or Biodosimetry Devices (link)

NSF

Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) (link)

Notice of Intent and Request for Information

DOE – Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Request for Information (RFI): Energy Savings Prediction Methods for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrades (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY 6

Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Education Program – Email of Intent Due January 6, 2016; Internal Proposal Due January 13, 2016

DARPA

Strategic Technologies (link)

DOC

Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP) (link)

NSF

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) (link)
Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures (E2CDA) (link)
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) (link)
Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks (SL-CN) (link)
Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Leveraging GLOBE to Increase Student Engagement and Diversity (link)

Notice of Intent and Request for Information

NIH

Request for Information (RFI): Input on a Particle Beam Facility for Radiotherapy-Related Cancer Research (link)
Request for Information (RFI): Second Draft Specification for Conformant Cloud Providers (link)