Research Development is a unit within the Office of Research. Research Development Specialists guide researchers through the proposal submission process and assist with idea generation, opportunity searches, and preparing competitive proposals (e.g., reviewing, editing, providing document support).
We will be sharing select funding opportunities and updates with you on a bi-weekly basis; look for our messages every other week.
Hardeep Obhi, PhD; email@example.com
Funding to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs of NIAID mission areas
Funding to enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields
Funding to support research training of highly promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Applications are expected to incorporate exceptional mentorship
Heather Bell, PhD; firstname.lastname@example.org
DOE Atmospheric System Research (ASR)
Required pre-application due December 2, 2021; full application due January 27, 2021
Provides between $200K and $570K for two-year projects and up to $850K for three-year projects.
NOAA Addressing the Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Shellfish Aquaculture through Research/Industry Partnerships
Required LOI due December 15, 2020; full proposals due March 16, 2021
Provides funding at $100K-$300K per year for one to three years. Non-federal match of at least 25% is required.
USDA Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI)
Regular proposals due January 26, 2021
Collaboration proposals due January 27, 2021
Conference proposals due January 28, 2021*
Regular grants provide up to $275K total for Education/Teaching Projects for up to four years. Collaboration grants provide up to $1M for up to four years. Conference grants provide up to $50K for up to two years.
*Collaboration and Conference proposals limited to two per institution
Elif Demir-Hilton, PhD; email@example.com
Department of Energy Early Career Research Program for FY 2021
Letter of Intent (LOI) due Nov 20 (required)
3 Page limit for LOI. $750K over 5 years for basic research in multiple program areas. PIs with doctorates received in 2010 and later are eligible. Full application deadline is February 16, 2021.
Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY)
November 25, 2020
AMO – Theory and Experiment; Gravitational Physics – Theory and Experiment; LIGO Research Support; Integrative Activities in Physics
Nuclear Physics – Theory and Experiment; Particle Astrophysics – Experiment
Other Opportunities and Announcements
Limited Submission: Keck Foundation – Spring 2021
The internal submission deadline is December 1, 2020.
Interested faculty are invited to speak with either Samantha Forde or AVC John MacMillan directly if they have questions about the process or requirements. Mid-November CFR will offer a Keck workshop to talk about the application process, strategies, and best practices. Faculty are encouraged to bring their questions.
Submitting a proposal intake form will help streamline the proposal process. This initiates a proposal in Cayuse, notifies OSP, and enables Research Development Specialists to connect with you. For best support, contact us early and ensure you meet institutional deadlines.
Feel free to reach out to us with questions; we look forward to working with you!
Hardeep, Heather, and Elif
If you have any questions or comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.