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In the Office of the Vice Provost for Research & Scholarship, over 250 professionals guide faculty, staff, and learners through the entire Research Lifecycle, from project conception and grant submission to sharing results with the world and creating commercial opportunities.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research & Scholarship gathers upcoming funding opportunities into a once-weekly email distributed each Wednesday. To promote a funding opportuntity in the newsletter, email Melissa Peerless for foundation opportunities or Eva Olivares for other categories of funding opportunities.

Notice of Proposal Eligibility

Note that when a proposal is selected for funding, the sponsor will provide their terms and conditions to the University to review, negotiate and accept. Sponsors do not negotiate terms before the award is issued and the terms are often not publicly available. The Office of Research Administration works hard to ensure the terms are agreeable to the sponsor and acceptable to UM.



March 31, 2023 by 5PM

One-time Funding Opportunity for Junior Faculty Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research + Scholarship (OVPRS)

The OVPRS is providing a one-time funding opportunity for ongoing research and scholarship for Junior Faculty.  We are specifically targeting faculty needing to:

  • Cover costs related to research/scholarship (e.g., paying graduate assistants to travel to study sites) 
  • Transition data collection efforts to a different modality and/or exploring new research/scholarly methodologies to overcome study limitations 
  • Collect limited pilot data which would support an application to an extramural funding agency 

*This list is not exhaustive and is intended to provide examples of the types of support potentially provided via this funding mechanism. 

Award Amount and Allowability 

OVPRS will award up to 20 applications. Up to $5,000 in funds can be requested for direct research and scholarly expenses incurred during the award period. Funds cannot be used to pay for faculty salary.   

Allowable expenses may include: 

  • Purchase of supplies and other direct research costs, such as travel (when allowed and subject to University of Miami travel guidelines), creative materials, access to archives, data collection, participant or stakeholder incentives, software, web designers, and rent for performance space
  • Utilization of University-based cores and other support services
  • Compensation for undergraduate and graduate students


All full-time junior University Faculty (i.e., untenured faculty, inclusive of tenure-track, educator, clinical, research, and librarians, who have been in a full-time faculty position for 6 years or less) are eligible to apply. 

Adjunct and instructor faculty are not eligible for this award.   

Award Timeline  

Awardees will have until May 31, 2023 to use the funds. 

Proposals should be submitted via InfoReady ( 

Questions? For questions about this funding opportunity, and/or about applying in the InfoReady system, contact Eva Olivares (   

March 31, 2023 by 5PM

U-LINK (University of Miami - Laboratory for INtegrative Knowledge) Predoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Research

Purpose: U-LINK seeks applications from doctoral students who desire to pursue problem-based interdisciplinary research. The U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship requires the student to identify at least two UM faculty advisors, representing at least two distinct disciplines, with whom to complete his or her dissertation work. We especially encourage project proposals that tackle problems aligning with UM’s Roadmap To Our New Century initiative (; e.g., addressing environmental challenges, engineering smart/connected cities, promoting health and wellness, cultivating a culture of belonging, and applying the potential of big data to global issues. The U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for innovative doctoral students interested in completing their dissertation in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. The fellowship is comprised of a stipend of $40,000 each year plus 100% health insurance subsidy while a student is supported by the U-LINK fellowship.

Eligibility: The U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship is intended for exceptional graduate students already enrolled in a University of Miami doctoral program and highly committed to engaging in problem-based interdisciplinary research. Applicants should not have completed all their coursework unless they have already taken coursework in a second discipline that is relevant to the proposed project. Applicants must be currently in good standing with their graduate program.  

Application Process: Candidates should engage with their proposed advisors to develop an interdisciplinary project proposal and complete an online application by 5PM on March 31, 2023 via the InfoReady Review System:

Please see RFA for additional information. Earliest Start Date: August 1, 2023. 

Deadline: Rolling

University of Miami Libraries' U-LINK Research Sprints

Research Sprints offer University of Miami U-LINK Teams the opportunity to partner with a team of library experts on a component of their broader U-LINK project. Each Research Sprint will take place over the course of two days to address the U-LINK Team's project-based obstacle and deliver a tangible plan or outcome. Two U-LINK Teams will be offered Research Sprints in the 2022-23 Academic Year. An application submission is required.

What Exactly Are Research Sprints?
Research Sprints dedicate time for team-based problem solving and/or brainstorming. University of Miami Libraries’ Sprints aim to foster engaging and equitable collaborations that advance interdisciplinary research for the public good. Each member of the Sprint Team brings unique ideas, creativity, and expertise that are essential to building projects and connections during this period and beyond. We believe that the expertise of librarians and other specialists can enrich the goals and outcomes of interdisciplinary research.

How To Apply
To complete the application, please respond to the following prompts through the application questionnaire (also linked at the top of this page):

Want to know how Research Sprints might be able to help your project? Have questions before applying? Pre-application consultations are available. Contact us at



April 4, 2023 by 5PM

HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship (ANE-NPRF) Program

Purpose: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Advanced Nursing Education-Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship (ANE-NPRF) Program. The purpose of this program is to prepare new Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)1 to effectively provide primary care by supporting transition to practice through the establishment, expansion and/or enhancement of existing community-based Nurse Practitioner (NP) residency and fellowship training programs that are accredited or in the accreditation process. The program also focuses on the integration of behavioral health and/or maternal health into primary care by training new primary care providers (adult, family, adult gerontology, pediatric and women’s health NPs), behavioral health providers (psychiatric/mental health NPs) and/or certified nurse midwives (CNMs) in community-based settings. The applicant must train these postgraduate APRNs who will serve in primary care settings with a focus on improving access to quality healthcare for rural, urban, and tribal underserved populations.

Eligibility: Eligible entities are accredited schools of nursing, nursing centers (nurse managed health clinics/centers), academic health centers, state, or local governments and other nonprofit private or public entities determined appropriate by the HHS Secretary, such as Rural Health Clinics, FQHCs, or HRSA-supported health centers.

Beneficiary (Participant) Eligibility Requirement For the purpose of this NOFO, beneficiaries (participants) are the NP residents/ fellows. An eligible beneficiary (participant) receiving support from grant funds under this program must be a citizen, non-citizen national of the United States, an individual lawfully admitted for permanent residence to the United States, or any other “qualified alien” under section 431(b) of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104-193, as amended. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible to participate.

Please see the RFA for additional Eligibility criteria.

Estimated Annual Award Amount: Up to $700,000 per award subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

Period of Performance: July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2027 (4 years)

*Please note, the Office of Advanced Practice (OAP) has taken the lead on this application.

Please submit your internal application via InfoReady:

April 10, 2023 by 5PM

Florida Department of State - Division of Arts & Culture: General Program Support (GPS)

Purpose: The General Program Support (GPS) grant program provides funding for Florida public and private non-profit arts and cultural organizations; including museums, local arts organizations, state service organizations, and organizations that have cultural program activities in any of the art and cultural disciplines. The organization’s mission must directly support arts and cultural programming. Eligible organizations may apply for up to $150,000 in state funds to support their arts and cultural programming. For the purposes of this program, arts and cultural disciplines include music, dance, theatre, creative writing, literature, architecture, painting, sculpture, folk arts, photography, crafts, media arts, visual arts, programs of museums, and other such allied, major art forms. Public or private pre-K-12 schools; libraries; civic organizations; parks, recreation, and leisure organizations; human service organizations; or other community service agencies do not meet the definition of arts or cultural organizations.

Eligibility: All applicants must meet the following basic eligibility requirements at the time of application:

  1. All current and previous grantees must be in good standing with the Division of Arts and Culture and the Department of State at the time of application.
  2. Applicant organization must be either a public entity or a Florida non-profit, tax exempt corporation as of the application deadline.
  3. All organizations must have at least one year of completed arts and cultural programming and be able to provide their last completed fiscal year’s operating budget.
  4. Applicant must have registered with the Division of Corporations, and their status be “active,” as of the application deadline (
  5. Applicant must be registered as a vendor with the Department of Financial Services and provide a copy of their Florida Substitute W-9 form with the application (
  6. Applicant must provide their UEI number at the time of application (
  7. Applicant must provide a copy of their most recently completed Federal 990 form with the application.

There are specific eligibility requirements for the Arts in Education, Local Arts Agency and State Service Organization application types, and for the following disciplines: Museum, Professional Theatre and Traditional Arts.

Please refer to the Program Guidelines for additional eligibility criteria. 

*Please note, The Lowe Art Museum has taken the lead on this application

Please submit your internal application via InfoReady:



March 31, 2023

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center: Notice of Funding Opportunities

Published by the SCCC Pre-Award Team

If you are interested in applying to these funding opportunities, have questions regarding eligibility or other matters, contact: Shawn McGee, Executive Director of Development, Dolphins Challenge Cancer & Community Fundraising,



WCA Request for Proposal - 2023 - General

WCA Request for Proposal - 2023 - Pediatric


Foundation & Corporate Grants

Please contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations if you would like to pursue any of the following corporate or foundation funding opportunities. The team provides assistance with writing, editing, institutional information, and application submission.
For more opportunities, please visit the Corporate and Foundation Grant Opportunity database. This new resource presents over 1,000 grant opportunities and is searchable by keyword, sponsor, career level, grant amount, deadline, and more.

April 5, 2023

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Program

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Healthy Eating Research (HER) program aims to build a Culture of Health by identifying effective strategies to improve children’s nutrition and weight. HER’s mission is to support and disseminate research on policy, systems, and environmental strategies that promote healthy eating among children and advance nutrition security and health equity.

Some goals of the program are to: build a vibrant, inclusive, interdisciplinary research base in the areas of healthy food access, nutrition security, diet quality, and healthy weight; and communicate research findings to accelerate policy, systems, and environmental changes.

The Foundation hopes to generate evidence on supportive family policies and programs that have strong potential to impact equitable access to nutritious food in communities, nutrition security, diet quality, and improved nutrition and health outcomes. Programs can be: federal nutrition assistance programs; hunger-relief programs; community-powered food systems efforts; and social and economic programs (nonfood policies).

The Foundation is especially interested in strategies to improve health outcomes for children ages 0 to 18 at highest risk for poor nutrition, specifically lower-income families, as well as the racially and ethnically diverse populations experiencing higher rates of health disparities.

The goal is to learn what does and does not work and why; under what circumstances, who most benefits from these policies and programs; and if disparity gaps are reduced.

The focus is solution-oriented research that addresses policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change at the national, state, local, and tribal levels.

The PSE research strategies can focus on: how to strengthen existing policies or programs; evaluation of current policies or programs; or designing and pilot-testing new innovative programs that are policy-relevant.

Findings will be used to guide and inform decision-making about policy and system changes that can advance nutrition equity and improve health.

  • Grant Amount: Up to $275,000 for up to two years (20% indirect costs)
  • Concept Paper Deadline: April 5, 2023

If you are interested in submitting an LOI for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Program please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at

April 28, 2023

ViiV Healthcare Positive Action Community Grants

ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action Community Grants supports community led efforts to disrupt disparities in prevention and care. Grant funding supports community based organizations working to increase engagement in prevention and care, address stigma, build trust, and elevate the voices of those communities most disproportionately impacted by HIV and AIDS.

ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action Community Grants (PACG) initiative is currently requesting proposals to support the health and well-being of people living with HIV through innovative, community-led solutions that address disparities in the epidemic and link people to care.

Organizations applying to Positive Action Community Grants may request funding in the following three categories:

  • General operating support for core support and mission-driven community-based work
  • Special events sponsorships for conferences and events that foster networks, create awareness, and amplify the voices of people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Project support for organizations implementing innovative projects within ViiV Healthcare’s three focus areas:
    • Linkage and Engagement
    • Networks for PLWHA or Vulnerable to HIV and for Organizations
    • Advocacy

Please see the RFP for more details about each of these areas. 

  • Grant Amount: Undefined 
  • Next Application Deadline: April 28, 2023

If you are interested in submitted an application to the ViiV Healthcare Positive Action Community Grants program, please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at

May 3, 2023

W.T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

The W.T. Grant Foundation supports high-quality field-initiated studies on improving the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth ages 5-25 in the United States.

The Foundation seeks studies that identify, build, and test strategies to enhance the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. Particularly: research on improving the use of research evidence by state and local decision makers, mid-level managers, and intermediaries. Projects may focus on the strategies, relationships, and other supports needed for policy and practice organizations to use research more routinely and constructively; structures and incentives within the research community to encourage deep engagement with decision makers; activities that help findings inform policy ideas, shape practice responses, and improve systems; or other projects.

  • Grant Amount: $100,000 through $1,000,000 over 2-4 years (15% indirect costs)
  • Next LOI Deadline: May 3, 2023

If you are interested in submitting a Letter of Inquiry for the W. T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence, please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at

May 3, 2023

Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants

The Russell Sage Foundation is devoted to innovative research in the social sciences; specifically, the Foundation is dedicated to strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences in order to better understand societal problems and develop informed responses.

 For the May 2023 deadline the Foundation will accept LOIs in all program areas:

LOIs relevant to any of these topics that address the effects of social movements (such as drives for unionization and mass social protests), and the effects of racial/ethnic/gender bias and discrimination on a range of outcomes related to social and living conditions in the United States, are welcomed.

  • Grant Amount: Up to $200,000 over 2 years (15% indirect costs)
  • LOI Deadline: May 3, 2023

If you are interested in submitting a Letter of Inquiry for the Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants, please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at

May 3, 2023

W.T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

The W.T. Grant Foundation supports research to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes of young people ages 5-25 in the United States.

The Foundation prioritizes studies that aim to reduce inequalities that exist along dimensions of race, ethnicity, economic standing, language minority status, or immigrant origins.

The Foundation welcomes descriptive studies that clarify mechanisms for reducing inequality or elucidate how or why a specific program, policy, or practice operates to reduce inequality; and also welcomes intervention studies that examine attempts to reduce inequality. Finally, studies that improve the measurement of inequality in ways that can enhance the work of researchers, practitioners, or policymakers are welcome.

  • Grant Amount: $100,000 through $600,000 over 2-3 years (15% indirect costs)
  • LOI Deadline: May 3, 2023

If you are interested in submitting a Letter of Inquiry for the W. T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Reducing Inequality, please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at

May 4, 2023

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Human Cognitive and Behavioral Science RFA

This RFA supports research that produces foundational knowledge about the neurobehavioral differences associated with ASD, focused on the development/refinement of translational tools such as biomarkers and outcome measures. Special emphasis is placed on objective, quantitative measures that may be used with clinical measures and genomic information to characterize phenotypic and neurobiological variability within and across individuals with ASD.

SFARI has a strong interest in developmentally focused studies in areas including communicative, social, and ritualistic/stereotyped behavior; and sensory and motor function; or function domains, such as attention, learning and memory, and sleep. SFARI is especially interested in real-world, scalable, and quantitative measures of behavior (e.g., wearable devices and other methods of digital phenotyping), but applications may propose laboratory-based measures. Proposals that quantify specific phenotypes and also may contribute to the development of scalable, innovative technologies for improving interventions and supports are encouraged.

This RFA includes three funding tracks: 

Explorer track: Early-stage projects in which establishing feasibility and proof-of-concept are the most relevant outcomes of the grant period.

 Expansion track: Mature projects with evidence of feasibility and preliminary validity, for which goals such as scalability, generalizability, and/or complete measure validation are the most relevant translational outcomes.

 Collaboration track: Multi-lab, cross-institutional collaborative projects, involving transdisciplinary teams tackling a critical issue in the neurobehavioral differences of autism with clear translational implications. Collaboration among different institutions is strongly encouraged.

All applicants and key collaborators must hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree and have a faculty position or equivalent. There are no citizenship or country requirements.

  • Grant Amounts:
  1. Explorer Track - $500,000 up to two years (including 20% indirect costs)
  2. Expansion Track - $900,000 up to three years (including 20% indirect costs)
  3. Collaboration Track - $750,000 per labup to three years (including 20% indirect costs)
  • Application Deadline: May 4, 2023

If you are interested in submitting an application for the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Human Cognitive and Behavioral Science RFA, please contact the Office of Foundation Relations at


Government Funding Opportunities

April 1, 2023; October 7, 2023

Department of Health and Human Services: Exploratory Grants for Climate Change and Health Research Center Development (P20 Clinical Trial Optional)

Program Announcement:

Purpose: A changing climate will adversely impact human health through multiple direct and indirect effects on individuals and their communities. The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to solicit P20 planning grant applications for Climate Change and Health Research Centers (CCHRCs). This program will support the development of an innovative research environment to foster and sustain a transdisciplinary program of fundamental and applied research to explore the complex impacts of climate change on health and to develop action-oriented strategies that protect health and build resiliency at the individual, community, national and global levels. A major goal for this program is to build research teams as well as collaborations with communities and other key partners.

The program seeks innovative research and pilot/feasibility projects that utilize transdisciplinary approaches to address questions relevant to climate change impacts on health. Applications for these CCHRCs should propose planning and development activities in preparation to build institutional research capacity for future proposals addressing climate and health. NIH seeks to support a variety of these centers around the world and across a range of thematic scientific areas in support of the four core elements of the NIH’s investment in climate health research: health effects research, health equity, intervention research, and training and capacity building.

Each CCHRC is expected to: (1) plan and develop sustainable research capacity by establishing centralized resources and research infrastructure; (2) develop the Center’s thematic science area through transdisciplinary research activities; (3) enable research that will develop into new programs of science and research applications supporting independent investigators; (4) establish or build upon and maintain authentic partnerships to engage communities most likely to be impacted by climate change in all phases of the research process; and (5) actively participate in the NIH Research Coordinating Center to Support Climate Change and Health Community of Practice activities (

Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: NIH intends to commit $30 million in FY2023 and FY2024 to fund up to 17 awards.

Award Budget: Application budgets are limited to $850,000 direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Award Project Period: The maximum project period is 3 years.

Applicant organizations may submit more than one application, provided that each application is scientifically distinct.

The NIH will not accept duplicate or highly overlapping applications under review at the same time, per Submission of Resubmission Application. This means that the NIH will not accept:

  • A new (A0) application that is submitted before issuance of the summary statement from the review of an overlapping new (A0) or resubmission (A1) application.
  • A resubmission (A1) application that is submitted before issuance of the summary statement from the review of the previous new (A0) application.
  • An application that has substantial overlap with another application pending appeal of initial peer review (see Similar, Essentially Identical, or Identical Applications).

 For additional information, please see the RFA.

May 8, 2023

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Rapid Explanation, Analysis and Sourcing Online (REASON) Program

The Rapid Explanation, Analysis, and Sourcing Online (REASON) Program aims to develop technology that will enable intelligence analysts to substantially increase the quality of argumentation in their analytic reports through more effective use of evidence and reasoning. In the context of an analytic report, evidence is information that supports or opposes a judgment, while reasoning is the stated justification for the judgment. Furthermore, strong reasoning is reasoning that logically substantiates the judgments while weak reasoning is reasoning that either fails to substantiate the judgments or contains logical flaws.  The technology developed by the REASON Program will automatically produce comments (feedback and recommendations) on a draft report, highlighting additional relevant evidence, and identify strengths and weaknesses in the draft’s reasoning. Analysts can use the comments to improve their reports.

Offerors shall address all three technical Task Areas (TAs) to meet REASON’s goal of developing automated methods to produce comments on draft analytic reports that enable analysts to substantially increase the report’s quality of argumentation:

  • Task Area 1 (TA1) – Identify Additional Evidence: Automatically find relevant supporting and contrary evidence in addition to the evidence used in a draft report.
  • Task Area 2 (TA2) – Identify Reasoning Strengths and Weaknesses: Automatically find strengths and weaknesses in the reasoning of a draft report.
  • Task Area 3 (TA3) – Produce Comments to Increase Quality of Argumentation: Based in part on the output of TA1 and TA2, automatically produce comments that enable analysts to substantially improve the argumentation in their reports.

Offerors must propose novel approaches to each of these three TAs, and if selected as a Performer, will be required to create an end-to-end technology that incorporates software components from each TA. Developed capabilities must be compatible with a provided Application Programming Interface (API) to facilitate assessment by independent test and evaluation (T&E) according to program metrics described in Section II.A.7, Program Metrics.

The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the REASON Program has been posted here, Additional information about the REASON program, including videos of the Proposers' Day can be found at

May 25, 2023, at 5pm EDT

DOE’s Office of Science Is Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2023 Undergraduate Intern and Visiting Faculty Placements

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2023 term of three programs offered by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC)

The application deadline is May 25, 2023, at 5pm EDT

A total of three informational workshops will be held for SULI and CCI. One application workshop will be held for each program and will provide an overview of the program’s unique requirements and application process. The third and final workshop will highlight SULI and CCI opportunities at the DOE National Labs and feature breakout rooms with lab representatives. 

CCI application workshop: March 29, 2023 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT (register here

SULI application workshop: April 12, 2023 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT (register here

SULI and CCI opportunities workshop: April 24, 2023 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT (register here)

One informational workshop will be held for VFP. The first part of the workshop will introduce the program and application process; the second part of the workshop will feature a panel of VFP alumni.

VFP workshop: April 26, 2023 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT (register here

Through SULI and CCI, undergraduate students discover science and technology careers at the DOE national laboratories and gain the experience needed to transition from intern to employment. Interns work directly with national laboratory scientists and engineers, assisting them on research or technology projects that support the DOE mission. SULI is open to full-time students attending 4-year institutions and community colleges or recent graduates within two years of receiving their bachelor’s degree, while CCI is exclusively for community college students. Both programs are stipend-based and offered three times annually in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

VFP seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in STEM to expand the workforce vital to DOE mission areas. As such, VFP especially attracts faculty members from MSIs, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Typically, about 50% of the participants are from MSIs, one-third of which are HBCUs. Selected college and university faculty members collaborate with DOE laboratory scientific research staff on research projects of mutual interest.  Each participating faculty member may invite one or two students (one of whom may be a graduate student) to join the research team. 

SULI, CCI, and VFP are managed by WDTS in the DOE Office of Science. More information can be found at:

Supplement Available

NIGMS Diversity Supplements to Support Master's Degree Students

NIGMS is accepting diversity supplement applications to support master's degree students who are planning to apply to Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. programs. This opportunity is part of the Diversity Supplements Program, which facilitates the recruitment and training of promising scientists from diverse backgrounds (including invidividuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce).  The broader goal of the program is to enhance the diversity of the biomedical research enterprise.  

As noted in the diversity supplements funding announcement (PAR-21-071), eligible candidates must be United States citizens or permanent residents. The proposed research experience must be within the scope of the PD’s/PI’s active NIGMS research grant, and the focus of the application should be on advancing the candidate’s research career.

PIs with eligible candidates are strongly encouraged to discuss potential diversity supplement requests with the program officer of their grant before applying. We also encourage all potential applicants to contact us to discuss the proposed training and career development plan and supplement application process before preparing an application. Read more>>

Please refer to each program announcement link for pre-applications and full applications deadlines

Fiscal Year 2023 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP), Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP), Epilepsy Research Program (ERP), and Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) funding opportunities for the Department of Defense (DOD)

FY23 Funding Opportunities released:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program

 Breast Cancer Research Program 

 Epilepsy Research Program

 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program

Please refer to each program announcement link for pre-application and full application deadlines

Department of Defense (DOD) Fiscal Year 2023 Lung Cancer (LCRP) and Ovarian Cancer Research Programs (OCRP) Funding Opportunities

FY23 Funding Opportunities released:

 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices for the Week

  • Funding Notices for the Week Investigators interested in submitting a proposal to a limited submission grant, award, or fellowship program (one that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an institution), should immediately contact Eva Olivares in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research + Scholarship. 
  • Updated Requirements for NIH Notification of Removal or Disciplinary Action Involving Program Directors/Princial Investigators or other Senior/Key Personnel. Section 239 now requires that, “[t]he Director of the National Institutes of Health shall hereafter require institutions that receive funds through a grant or cooperative agreement during fiscal year 2022 and in future years to notify the Director when individuals identified as a principal investigator or as key personnel in an NIH notice of award are removed from their position or are otherwise disciplined due to concerns about harassment, bullying, retaliation, or hostile working conditions.” Therefore, effective 60 days from the publication of this Notice, NIH recipient institutions are required to notify NIH when individuals identified as PD/PI or other Senior/Key personnel in an NIH notice of award are removed from their position or are otherwise disciplined by the recipient institution due to concerns about harassment, bullying, retaliation or hostile working conditions. Notification must be provided by the Authorized Organization Representative within 30 days of the removal or disciplinary action and must be submitted to NIH through a dedicated web form.
  • NIH NIAID Technology Transfer Fellowship ProgramFellows will be mentored by professionals that work side-by-side with with world-renowned NIAID and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientists and will be part of the team that helps transfer innovations from the lab to commercial products (including vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics) that benefit global public health.
  • NIH Grants Policy Statement (Rev. Dec 2021) This update is applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2021. This update supersedes, in its entirety, the NIHGPS dated April 2021. Previous versions of the NIHGPS remain applicable as standard terms and conditions of award for all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods that began prior to October 1, 2021. This update incorporates new and modified requirements, clarifies certain policies, and implements changes in statutes, regulations, and policies that have been implemented through appropriate legal and/or policy processes since the previous version of the NIHGPS dated April 2021.
  • Childcare Funding Available for Pre/Post Docs Full-time appointed predoctoral and postdoctoral NIH-NRSA supported trainees are eligible to  receive $2,500 per budget period for childcare costs provided by a  licensed childcare provider. For households where both parents are eligible full-time predoctoral or postdoctoral NRSA trainees, each parent is eligible to receive $2,500.
  • Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements This Notice provides information regarding the salary limitation for NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards and extramural research and development contract awards. Since 1990, Congress has legislatively mandated a limitation on direct salary for individuals under NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards (referred to here as a grant). The mandate appears in the annual appropriation act that provides authority for NIH to incur obligations for a given Fiscal Year (FY). At this time, NIH has not received an FY 2022 appropriation and is operating under a Continuing Resolution, the "Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022" (Public Law 117-70), that applies the terms and conditions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
  • Notice for the NIGMS Grant Writing Webinar Series for Institutions Building Research and Research Training Capacity The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) will host an informational webinar series for faculty and sponsored programs/research development personnel from institutions building research and research training capacity. During the webinars, suggestions will be shared for navigating the process of seeking NIH funding. Attendees will learn considerations for determining research idea and grant writing readiness, selecting opportunities to apply for, effectively writing a grant application, and seeking appropriate feedback. Registration is required to attend.