Limited submission grants with upcoming deadlines

Sponsors of the following awards have restricted the number of proposals they will accept from a single an institution. If you’re interested in applying for one of these opportunities, please be sure to fill out the limited submission form by the internal deadline listed below. To learn more about the limited submissions process at OHSU, visit the Limited Submissions web page. To apply for a grant that’s listed as “review at the department level required,” please contact your department chair in lieu of filling out the limited submission form.

There are some great funding opportunities on the list below! Contact if you have any questions regarding your eligibility.

Sponsor Title, Research focus Deadline Internal Coordination
Searle Scholars Program Searle Scholars Program
Supports the independent research of outstanding young investigators (first faculty appointment after July 2011) who are pursuing research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and pharmacology, as well as related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences.
Internal deadline: August 17, 2012
External deadline:
September 25, 2012
Limited Submission Review
Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Provides funding for physician-scientists to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, translational, or molecular, genetic, or pharmacological epidemiology research.
Internal deadline: August 31, 2012
External deadline: October 1, 2012
Limited Submission Review
National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections Grant
Amount and duration vary.
Seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections.
Internal deadline: August 31, 2012
External deadline: October 19, 2012
Limited Submission Review
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Institutional Career Development Award for Enhancing Research Capacity in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain (K12)
Intended to expand and strengthen the community of investigators engaged in research on temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain.
Internal deadline: September 7, 2012
External deadline: October 12, 2012
Limited Submission Review
Pew Charitable Trusts Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Provides funding to young investigators (within first three years of first faculty appointment) of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.
Internal deadline: September 7, 2012
External deadline: November 1, 2012
Limited Submission Review
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
For accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the intersection of human and microbial biology. The awards are intended to give recipients the freedom and flexibility to pursue new avenues of inquiry and higher-risk research projects.
Internal deadline: September 14, 2012
External deadline: November 1, 2012
Limited Submission Review
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowships
Seeks to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. Candidates for Fellowships typically hold a degree in chemistry, physics, computer science, economics, neuroscience or computational and evolutionary molecular biology, or in a related interdisciplinary field.
September 15, 2012 Review at the Department Level Required
National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2013 (STTR)
Enhancing the Bioeconomy using emerging Biological Technologies.
Internal deadline: October 12, 2012
Letter of Intent: November 20, 2012
External deadline:
December 20, 2012
Limited Submission Review
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Multiple Opportunities:

Internal Deadline:
November 30, 2012
External Deadline: January 15, 2013
Limited Submission Review
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Career Development Award in Liver Transplantation
Clinical and/or translational research in the field of liver transplantation.
December 5, 2012 Review at the Department Level Required
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Clinical and Translational Research Awards in Liver Diseases
Clinical research and/or translational research in a liver-related area.
December 5, 2012 Review at the Department Level Required
Multiple Institutes NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards
Supports a small pool of exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby foregoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Internal deadline: December 7, 2012
External Deadline: January 30, 2013
Limited Submission Review
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans Of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship
Provides funding for promising young researchers to devote two years, full-time to making new discoveries about cancer.
Internal deadline: January 18, 2012
External Deadline: March 1, 2013
Limited Submission Review