OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of December 30, 2020

Each week, OHSU Research Development compiles a list of funding opportunities from internal sources, the government and private foundations. We publish the list here every Thursday. A pdf of the list is also available.

Featured Opportunities 
Multidisciplinary
Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar Program
What:
Provides development grants to vascular surgeon-scientists in the early stages of their careers
Who should apply: Active clinical vascular surgeons who are full-time faculty and are not currently funded by a career development award from the NIH, Veterans Affairs, American Heart Association or similar extramural funding agencies
Award: $150,000/up to three years

Deadline: Internal submission due: Jan. 8, 2021; Application due: March 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Cancer Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Provides support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities and research centers around the world
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology fields who will have a doctoral degree by the date of award activation and will not have more than five years of postdoc experience
Award: $175,500/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 1, 2021; Application due: April 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

HematologyNHLBI Hope for Sickle Cell Disease Challenge
What: 
Competition to award innovative information dissemination tools, instruments or devices that help spread evidence-based information about sickle cell disease so people living with the disease can live healthier lives
Who should apply: Teams of at least three and no more than five full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a team mentor
Award: Up to $50,000 total divided among up to three winners
Deadline: Register by: Feb. 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT; Submit by: March 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT


Audiology NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32)
What:
Supports rigorous biomedical research training and dissertation research leading to a research doctorate (i.e., Ph.D.) in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences for audiologists
Who should apply: Au.D.s at the dissertation research stage of training at the time of award who are either citizens, non-citizen nationals or lawfully admitted for permanent residence

Award: Stipends, tuition, fees and institutional allowances/up to eight years

Deadline: LOI due: March 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI Mobile Apps for Clinical Studies (MACS)
What: 
Funding to leverage new the REDCap functionality MyCap to create mobile apps that allow clinical study participants to report outcomes/data via a smartphone; the program aims to help fill the pipeline for BIP Digital Health by allowing PIs to conduct preliminary research and obtain user experience data
Who should apply: PIs who meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements and want to create a mobile app for clinical or commercial purposes
Award:
Up to $5,000/typically one year
Deadline: Rolling; application will close when funding for the fiscal year is exhausted
Submit your project intake form through REDCap 

Multidisciplinary Circle of Giving Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity
What: Supports new or established investigators interested in developing innovative directions in research that will advance women’s health
Who should apply: Faculty who are at the rank of lecturer or assistant, associate, or full professor
Award:
$125,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Pediatrics Friends of Doernbecher Grant Program
What: Supports clinical and research projects and programs at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital; pediatric-related research projects and programs that impact children’s health are supported by the program
Who should apply: OHSU and Doernbecher faculty, clinical and research staff, graduate students, medical students, fellows and postdoctoral fellows
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer CEDAR NIH Catalyst Funding
What: Funding designed to help scientists pursuing CEDAR relevant research address reviewer concerns and resubmit their proposals to the National Institutes of Health
Who should apply:
Applicants to NIH awards who received a score but were not funded
Award:
Up to $250,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary OHSU Fellowship for Diversity in Research
What: Funds researchers with the goal of increasing the diversity of the community of scholars devoted to academic scientific research at OHSU
Who should apply: Investigators with postdoctoral training experience looking to establish an independent academic research career; scholars who identify as underrepresented minorities, differently-abled and more are welcomed
Award: Up to $8,000 plus a stipend
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary  OHSU School of Medicine IDEA Seed Grants for Innovation, Development & Exploration for research Advancement
What: Supports investigators who need to work with an OHSU core or with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop preliminary data for an application for extramural research support
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty in the professorial series who have not received this award within the last year
Award: Up to $5,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine Innovation Fund Pilot Program 
What: Subsidizes fees for use of OHSU research cores to develop pilot data for new grant applications
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Limited Submission Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
What: Supports proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in research traineeship
Award: Up to $3 million/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission: Dec. 30, 2020; Application due: Feb. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Programs
What: Supports NIH-funded extramural institutions by building a self-reinforcing community of scientists committed to diversity through two programs: FIRST Coordination and Evaluation Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and FIRST Cohorts (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
Who should apply: Anyone who is interested, but if the applicant receives a FIRST Cohort Award, they will not be eligible to receive a FIRST Coordination and Evaluation Center
Award: For Coordination and Evaluation Center: Up to $6.84 million/up to five years; For Cohorts: Up to $10.245/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:Jan. 6, 2021; LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar Program
What: Provides development grants to vascular surgeon-scientists in the early stages of their careers
Who should apply: Active clinical vascular surgeons who are full-time faculty and are not currently funded by a career development award from the NIH, Veterans Affairs, American Heart Association or similar extramural funding agencies
Award: $150,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Jan. 8, 2021; Application due: March 1, 2021 

Apply through the CAP

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Provides support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities and research centers around the world
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology fields who will have a doctoral degree by the date of award activation and will not have more than five years of postdoc experience
Award: $175,500/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Association of American Medical Colleges Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship
What: Supports junior faculty members who demonstrate leadership potential in addressing inequity in medical education and health care
Who should apply: Full-time assistant professors who have held their position from no earlier than July 1, 2017 and have received only one appointment as assistant professor
Award: $25,000/one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 2, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIH Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral Science
What: Recognizes institutions whose biomedical and behavioral science departments, centers or divisions have achieved sustained improvement in gender diversity
Who should apply: Anyone whose department has demonstrable improvement in its gender diversity
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 2, 2021; Application due: April 16, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer V Foundation V Scholar Cancer Research Grant
What: Supports tenure track faculty early in their cancer research by funding a variety of projects, from laboratory based fundamental to bench to bedside research
Who should apply: 
Tenure-track assistant professors who have been in their position for less than five years and have at least two years of postdoctoral training
Award:
Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Internal submission: Feb. 2, 2021; Application due: Likely April 2021
This competition has not yet been announced by Vascular Cures. Dates and guidelines are subject to change.
Apply through the CAP

Cancer V Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Supports translational adult cancer projects that move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms
Who should apply: Tenure-track and tenured cancer research faculty who are U.S. citizens or have a temporary or permanent legal permit to work in the U.S.
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission: Feb. 16, 2021; Application due: Likely April 2021
This competition has not yet been announced by Vascular Cures. Dates and guidelines are subject to change.
Apply through the CAP

Genomics ‖ NHGRI Genomic Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors and Data Scientists
What: Supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NHGRI through two programs: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25) and Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)
Who should apply: For Data Scientist award, established investigators with significant research funding from NIH in genomics data science; for Genetic Counselor award, established investigators with funded research in genomics such as genomic medicine, ethical, legal and social issues in genomics and genomic epidemiology
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:Feb. 25, 2021; LOI due: April 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Translational Science ‖ NCATS New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Supports translational and clinical research between NCATS intramural scientists and the extramural community to develop approaches that will develop new chemistries towards previously undrugged biological targets across many human conditions
Who should apply: At least one intramural scientist must be either a PI or collaborator; the program requires the full collaboration of the extramural PI of the applicant institution and the intramural investigator(s)
Award: For UG3: Up to $1.5 million/up to two years; For UH3: Up to $4/up to four years; maximum total duration is five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:April 8, 2021; LOI due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Ophthalmology ‖ Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Awards
What: 
Supports researchers who are committed to careers as clinician-scientists
Who should apply: Researchers engaged in basic or clinical vision research who hold an MD or equivalent clinical professional degree with an academic faculty or comparable appointment and are currently working or have previously worked under a mentor
Award:
$3,000
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2021

Multidisciplinary NOSTER and Science Microbiome Prize
What: Honors research by young investigators working on the functional attributes of the microbiota of any organism that has potential to contribute to our understanding of human or veterinary health and disease or to guide therapeutic interventions
Who should apply: Investigators who are younger than 35, received their degree in the last 10 years and submitting work that was performed in the last three years
Award: $25,000
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2021

Multidisciplinary  Lasker Foundation Lasker Awards
What: Honors fundamental biological discoveries and clinical advances that improve human health, and to draw attention to the importance of public support of science; award categories are Basic Research, Clinical Research and Special Achievement
Who should apply: Anyone who has made an original and significant contribution in basic or clinical medical research or in public service
Award: Not specified
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

New this week!
Hematology NHLBI Hope for Sickle Cell Disease Challenge
What: Competition to award innovative information dissemination tools, instruments or devices that help spread evidence-based information about sickle cell disease so people living with the disease can live healthier lives
Who should apply: Teams of at least three and no more than five full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a team mentor
Award: Up to $50,000 total divided among up to three winners
Deadline: Register by: Feb. 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT; Submit by: March 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation
What: Honors innovative research that modulates neural activity through physical (electrical, magnetic, optical) stimulation of targeted sites in the nervous system with implications for translational medicine
Who should apply: Investigators who are younger than 45, received their degree in the last 10 years and submitting work that was performed in the last three years
Award: $25,000
Deadline: March 15, 2021

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week compiles funding announcements from two weeks’ worth of NIH FOAs. There are many more opportunities to view from the week of Dec. 18 and of Dec. 25 – be sure to review them all!

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding to increase our understanding of how music affects the brain when it is used therapeutically and/or use that knowledge to better develop evidence-based music interventions to enhance health or treat specific diseases and disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in music medicine
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: For R01: LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: LOI due: Jan. 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDDK High Risk Multi-Center Clinical Study Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and High Risk Multi-Center Clinical Study Implementation Planning Cooperative Agreements (U34 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports investigator-initiated, high-risk multi-center clinical studies through a two-part process that may include an implementation planning cooperative agreement and clinical trials involving more than one clinical center, respectively
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in clinical studies within the research mission of the NIDDK
Award: For U01: Not limited/up to five years; For U34: Up to $450,000/up to two years   
Deadline: For U01: (Standard dates apply) LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U34: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR Engaging the dental workforce to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports intervention research aimed at equipping the dental workforce in meeting the unique needs of people living with HIV or at risk of contracting HIV
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in dentistry and HIV
Award: For UG3 phase: Up to $400,000/up to two years; For UH3 phase: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology NEI Notice of Special Interest for the NEI Anterior Segment Initiative (ASI): Identification and Development of New Biomarkers and Effective methods to Diagnose Dry Eye Disease
What: Supports research to identify new biomarkers and develop effective methods that can be used for the early diagnosis of dry eye disease and its subtypes, prognosis of disease progression and monitoring of treatment response
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in dry eye disease
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Feb. 5, 2021, through May 8, 2023 


Neurology
NICHD Notice of Special Interest: Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Conditions Associated with Down Syndrome for the INCLUDE (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project (X01)
What: Supports the whole genome sequencing of cohort projects that elucidate the genetic etiology of conditions that co-occur with Down syndrome and that meet programmatic objectives for the INCLUDE Project
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in genome sequencing of conditions associated with Down syndrome
Award: Not applicable/up to one year
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

AudiologyNIDCD Early Career Research(ECR) Award (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports basic and clinical research focused on one or more of the areas within the biomedical and behavioral scientific mission of the NIDCD from scientists who are beginning to establish an independent research career
Who should apply: PIs who are no more than seven years beyond the date that their first professional academic degree was awarded and either independent early stage investigators or a late-stage postdoctoral fellows
Award: Up to $375,000/up to three years
Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32)
What: Supports rigorous biomedical research training and dissertation research leading to a research doctorate (i.e., Ph.D.) in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences for audiologists
Who should apply: Au.D.s at the dissertation research stage of training at the time of award who are either citizens, non-citizen nationals or lawfully admitted for permanent residence
Award: Stipends, tuition, fees and institutional allowances/up to eight years   
Deadline: LOI due: March 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Notice of Special Interest: Sensory and Motor System Changes as Predictors of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease
What: Supports basic, clinical or a combination of basic and clinical studies to investigate how functional changes in the sensory and/or motor systems impact the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in sensory and motor systems and Alzheimer’s disease
Award: Dependent upon the FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from March 11, 2021, through Nov. 13, 2021

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement Opportunity to Support Global Cancer Stigma Research
What: Supplemental funding to support exploratory research studies to expand the current understanding of cancer stigma, assess its impact on cancer control and prevention, and develop stigma-reduction interventions to improve cancer outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
Who should apply: Current NCI grantees with a research interest in cancer stigma
Award: Up to $125,000/up to one year
Deadline: May 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIDA Translational Avant-Garde Award for Development of Medication to Treat Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports basic and/or clinical researchers to translate research discoveries into medications for the treatment of substance use disorders stemming from tobacco, cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin or prescription opiate use
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in medication development and substance use disorders
Award: Up to $5 million/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: June 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research and development of new and improved therapeutics for chemical threats, which are toxic chemicals that could be used in a terrorist attack or accidentally released from industrial production, storage or shipping
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in chemical threats
Award: Up to $8.75 million/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 

Other Federal Opportunities

Genomics NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomics (EDGE)
What: Supports research to advance understanding of comparative and functional genomics and the development of innovative tools, technologies, resources and infrastructure that advance research focused on the identification of mechanisms connecting genes and phenotypes
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in comparative and functional genomics
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years
Deadline: March 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Interdisciplinary Frontiers of Understanding the Brain
What: Seeks community input that illuminates opportunities at the interface of neuroscience and other science and engineering disciplines, from theory to applications, and points to how they might best be realized
Who should apply:
Anyone with a multidisciplinary interest in neuroscience and other sciences
Award: Not specified
Deadline: March 31, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT  

Private Opportunities

Aging American Federation for Aging Research Glenn Foundation for Medical Research
What: Encourages the careers of postdoctoral fellows who are conducting research in the basic biology of aging and translating advances in basic research
Who should apply: Postdoc fellows with a research interest in aging
Award: $60,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 25, 2021; Application due: May 2021

Neurosurgery Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Creating Opportunity & Independence Grants
What: Supports non-profit organizations that provide programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families living with spinal cord injuries
Who should apply:
Nonprofit organizations or rehabilitation facilities with the capability to conduct grant-funded programs or activities
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Pharmacology PhRMA Foundation Pharmacoeconomics, Real World Data and Health Outcomes Program
What: Supports research on issues related to healthcare delivery, from studies evaluating the effectiveness of a pharmaceutical intervention to the impact of reimbursement policies on outcomes of care
Who should apply:
Instructors, assistant professors and investigators at the doctoral level with equivalent positions
Award: $100,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerSarcoma Foundation of America Research Grants
What: Supports translational science research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and/or treatment of human sarcomas
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in sarcomas
Award: Up to $50,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer American Society for Radiation Oncology Minority Summer Fellowship Award
What: Program to introduce students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in medicine to the discipline of radiation oncology early in their medical education
Who should apply:
Medical students with an identified mentor
Award: $5,000/two months
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant
What: Supports research that improves healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes for those affected by health disparities
Who should apply:
Investigators with a primary faculty appointment in emergency medicine
Award: $5,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Foundation and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Medical Student Research Grant
What: Supports scientific investigations aimed at uncovering new knowledge related to emergency medical care
Who should apply:
Medical students or emergency medicine residency programs wishing to sponsor a student research project
Award: $5,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Cancer Leukemia Research Foundation Hollis Brownstein Research Grants Program
What: Funding to allow new leukemia investigators to act on their ideas and try new procedures and experiments that will hopefully lead to significant breakthroughs
Who should apply: New investigators are within seven years of their first independent faculty-level position
Award: Up to $100,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 10 a.m. PT; Application due: April 5, 2021, 10 a.m. PT

Orthopedics American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Research Grants
What: Supports promising shoulder and elbow research projects that advance the science and practice of shoulder and elbow care
Who should apply: Orthopedic surgeons
Award: Up to $20,000/up to two years
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

Surgery American Society of Transplant Surgeons Collaborative Scientist Grant
What: Funding for investigators and their scientific collaborators in support of research in the field of solid organ transplantation
Who should apply: ASTS members who are surgical faculty members at an established UNOS-approved transplant center
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

Nephrology National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grant Program
What: Supports patient-centered nephrology research including development of new technologies, mechanisms of human disease, educational or therapeutic interventions, epidemiological studies, health policy studies and clinical trials
Who should apply: Full-time scientists who are no more than four years past their initial appointment to a faculty (or equivalent) or staff scientist position
Award: Up to $35,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Association Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford Grant
What: Supports research focusing on the understanding, prevention and/or treatment of the consequences of exposure to traumatic events such as sexual assault, sexual harassment and/or rape
Who should apply: Graduate students and early career psychologists who are no more than 10 years postdoctoral with a demonstrated knowledge of trauma and trauma research
Award: Up to $1,250/one year
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryDanone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant
What:
Funds research that explores the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt to better understand how they support and maintain human health and wellness
Who should apply: Graduate students who are current U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a research interest in the microbiome and probiotics
Award: $25,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

Gastroenterology Pfizer Ulcerative Colitis Competitive Grant Program
What: Supports research on the pathogenesis and treatment of ulcerative colitis with a specific focus on projects that are especially to improving patient care
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in ulcerative colitis
Award: Up to $150,000/not specified
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Cures Within Reach Clinical Repurposing Research to Impact Veterans 
What:
Funds repurposed treatments to address unmet and high priority medical needs of veterans including mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries
Who should apply: Anyone interested in clinical repurposing trials from any US-based institution impacting veterans
Award: Up to $50,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Association Walter Katkovsky Research Grants
What: Supports research on the general topic of psychotherapy; proposals should be questions and hypotheses designed to improve our understanding of how psychotherapy promotes behavioral, emotional or cognitive changes
Who should apply: Psychologists with up to 12 years of post-doctoral experience
Award: Up to $20,000/one year
Deadline: March 1, 2021 
                   

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

December 

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Opportunities Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Varies by awarding IC

January 2021

Multidisciplinary NIA MD-PhD Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias and the Behavioral and Social Sciences (T32) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS  NICHD Program Project Grants for HIV Research (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Cohort Studies To Improve Our Understanding of Influenza Immunity, Vaccine Response and Effectiveness in Older Adults (65 years and older) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Grant Program (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and Investigator-Initiated Early Phase Clinical Trials for Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) Clinical Trials (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedical NLM Computational Approaches to Curation at Scale for Biomedical Research Assets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK Catalyst Award (DP1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryHRSA Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership, Education, and Advancement in Undergraduate Pathways (LEAP) Training Program Deadline: Jan. 7, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Multidisciplinary Approaches to HIV-Associated Comorbidities and Prioritizing Intervention Targets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAID A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA, NIMH and NINDS Role of Myeloid Cells in Persistence and Eradication of HIV-1 Reservoirs from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH and ORWH Mood and Psychosis Symptoms during the Menopause Transition (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Pilot resources for brain cell type-specific access and manipulation across vertebrate species (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Understanding Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza to Inform and Improve Vaccine Strain Selection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIEHS RESolution of InflammaTion in EnvirOnmentally Related diseasE (RESTORE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 

Ophthalmology NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Translation-Enabling Models to Evaluate Survival and Integration of Regenerated Neurons in the Visual System (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIEHS Pediatric and Reproductive Environmental Health Scholars program (K12 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 

Multidisciplinary NIMH and NIMHD Multi-Level HIV Prevention Interventions for Individuals at the Highest Risk of HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Jan. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIMHD Promoting Viral Suppression among Individuals from Health Disparity Populations Engaged in HIV Care (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Jan. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Coccidioidomycosis Collaborative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Urology NIDDK GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project (GUDMAP) – Atlas Projects (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Reconfiguration of GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project (GUDMAP) /(Re)Building A Kidney (RBK) Data Hub (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Service-Ready Tools for Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Individuals at Risk for Suicide (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Urology CDC Epidemiologic Cohort Study of Interstitial Cystitis Application due: Jan. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Synthetic Biology for Biomedical Applications Multiple deadlines ranging from Jan. 19, 2021 through Oct. 4, 2024

Substance Abuse NIAAA Prevention and Intervention Approaches for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Incubator Program for New Cancer Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Revision Applications for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), (U01 Clinical Trial Optional), (U54 Clinical Trials Optional), (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) and (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 22, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research FOAs Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIDCR Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2021, 2022, 2023 (P50 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIAAA Resource-Related Research Projects (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents and Fellows in Neurological Disorders and Stroke (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Jan. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Education Program Utilizing Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) – Generated Resources (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIEHS New Cohorts for Environmental Exposures and Cancer Risk (CEECR; UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and CEECR Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

February 2021

Substance Abuse  NIDA Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NINDS Treatments for Lewy Body Dementias–Exploratory Clinical Trial (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Toward ElucidAting MechanismS of HIV Pathogenesis within the Mission of the NIDDK (Pathogenesis TEAMS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 (Mid-scale RI-2) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 5 p.m. PT; Preliminary proposal due: March 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Rheumatology NIAMS Clinical Observational (CO) Studies in Musculoskeletal, Rheumatic, and Skin Diseases (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Clinical Trial Implementation Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and Exploratory Clinical Trial Grants in Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (R21 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due (for U01 only): Feb. 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Addressing Health Disparities among Immigrant Populations through Effective Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical trial not allowed) For Clinical Trial Not Allowed: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For Clinical Trial Optional: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Discovery of Cell-based Chemical Probes for Novel Brain Targets (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Discovery of in vivo Chemical Probes for the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) For R01: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Academy of Finland (AKA) – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Partnership Program Rolling from Feb. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2024

Substance Abuse NHGRI NOSI: High-throughput Molecular and Cellular Phenotyping Deadline: Open from Feb. 5, 2021 through Jan. 10, 2024

Audiology NIDCD Cooperative Agreement for Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (U01 – Clinical Trial Required) and Low Risk Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Required) For R01: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U01: LOI due: Jan. 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Clinical Trial or Observational Study Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent rounds due in June and Oct. 2021

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) Scalable Technologies and Tools for Brain Cell Census (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NINDS Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Training of Postdoctoral Fellows (F32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest to Encourage Eligible NIH HEAL Initiative Awardees to Apply for PA-20-222: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent due date May 15, 2021

Cancer NCI and ODP Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAAA and NIDA Providing Research Education Experiences to Enhance Diversity in the Next Generation of Substance Use and Addiction Scientists (R25 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NSF Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) Application due: Feb. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Emergency Medicine NIGMS Exploring the Scientific Value of Existing or New Sepsis Human Biospecimen Collections (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedicine NSF Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIAID and NIMH New Technologies for the In vivo Delivery of Gene Therapeutics for an HIV Cure (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology NIDCD Mentored Career Development Award for Postdoctorate Au.D./Ph.D. Audiologists (K01 Clinical Trial Required), (K01 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K01 No Independent Clinical Trials) Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cellular Cancer Biology Imaging Research (CCBIR) Program (U54, Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIAMS Mechanistic Ancillary Studies to Ongoing Clinical Projects (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Bioengineering NSF Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed-Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) Preliminary proposal due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: May 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

March 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: March 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and NICHD Development of the Fetal Immune System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

April 2021

Rheumatology NIAMS Centers of Research Translation (CORT) (P50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity Deadline: April 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

MultidisciplinaryNIAAA Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia (U01 Clinical Trial Optional), Administrative Resource Core (U24) (Clinical Trial Optional) and Research Resource (U24) (Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: LOI due: April 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: May 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Drug Abuse NIDA Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study Biospecimen Access (X01) Deadline: April 30, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

May 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Sustained Support for Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research: (R01 Clinical Trials Optional), (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) and (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) For R01 and U01: LOI due: May 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U24: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Aging Effects on Osteoimmunology (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

June 2021

Translational Science NCATS Virtual Approaches Towards New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (U18 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: June 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology NEI Institutional Mentored Physician Scientist Award (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NIAAA and NIDA Multi-Site Studies for System-Level Implementation of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: June 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

August 2021

Multidisciplinary NIMH Developmental AIDS Research Centers on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) and NIMH AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Open

Substance Abuse NIAAA NOSI: Advances in Research for the Treatment, Services, and Recovery of Alcohol Use Disorder Deadline: Open through Sept. 8, 2023

Multidisciplinary NHLBI and NIEHS NOSI: Stimulating Intervention Research to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Impacts of Particulate Matter in Air Pollution among High-Risk Populations Deadline: Open through Sept. 7, 2025

Genomics  NHGRI Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Applications are accepted by continuous receipt

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

Biology  NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Conferences for Building Computational Literacy in Biological Sciences Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) Deadline: Open

Multidisciplinary NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (Innovation) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research (Transitions) Deadline: Open

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December 

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020

Cancer Health and Environmental Science Institute THRIVE Grants Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 31, 2020; Application due: March 15, 2021

January 2021

Anesthesiology Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation APSF-FAER Mentored Research Training Grant LOI due: Jan. 1, 2021; Application due: Feb. 15, 2021

Cancer Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award LOI due: Jan. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021

Neuroscience  McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience 2021 McKnight Scholar Awards Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021

Multidisciplinary Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 5, 2021, noon PT

UrologyAmerican Urological Association Urology Care Foundation Summer Medical Student Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas LOI due: Jan. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: March 17, 2021

Mental Health Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Addressing Access to Care Deadline: Jan. 10, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Trauma Association OTA Member Full Research Grant Preproposal due: Jan. 11, 2021; Application due: Mid-June 2021

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Trauma Association Resident Research Grant Preproposal due: Jan. 11, 2021; Application due: Mid-June 2021 

Dermatology Pfizer Advances in Atopic Dermatitis & Alopecia Areata for Community Pharmacists & Managed Care Health Care Professionals Deadline: Jan. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neurology American Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Deadline: Jan. 13, 2021

Cancer Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Awards Deadline: Jan. 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNational Psoriasis Foundation More than Skin Deep: Mental Health Grant and Fellowships Program Deadline: Jan. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Psoriasis Foundation Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships Deadline: Jan. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Psoriasis Foundation Research Grants Program Deadline: Jan. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryBurroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Deadline: Jan. 14, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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Multidisciplinary Data for Health Initiative Global Grants Program Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021, 9 p.m. PT

Nursing Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge on Mental Health Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryNew York Academy of Medicine David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine NASA Space Physiology Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer American Institute for Cancer Research Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021; Application due: May 14, 2021

Urology American Urological Association Urology Care Foundation Summer Medical Student Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Pfizer Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Deadline: Jan. 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Association Div. 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021

February 2021

Mental Health American College Health Foundation College Well-Being Funding Opportunity Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Mental Health American College Health Foundation FirstRisk Advisors Initiatives in College Mental/Behavioral Health Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Association Alice F. Chang Cancer Wellness Grant Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Cancer Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant Program LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021; Application due: April 15, 2021

Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Funding Opportunities For Core Funding: LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 16, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; For Partner Funding: LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 19, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Hematology National Hemophilia Foundation Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships LOI due: Feb. 8, 2021, 6 a.m. PT; Application due: March 14, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease Bay Area Lyme Foundation 2021 Emerging Leader Awards Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021, midnight p.m. PT

Molecular Science Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Visual Proteomics Imaging Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
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Neuroscience New York Stem Cell Foundation Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Awards Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Dermatology Pfizer Inflammatory and Immune-Mediated Dermatologic Disorders Deadline: Feb. 24, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Audiology Hearing Health Foundation Emerging Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

March 2021

Cancer Mark Foundation Endeavor Awards Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: July 2021
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Hematology Pfizer 2021 Global Hemophilia ASPIRE# Competitive Grant Program Deadline: March 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology Angelman Syndrome Foundation Call for Research to Address Gastrointestinal Complications Deadline: March 15, 2021, 9:59 p.m. PT

Open

Substance Abuse Charles Koch Foundation Substance Abuse Research Grants Deadline: Rolling

Neurology Cure SMA Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program Deadline: Rolling

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Path to a Cure: Industry Award Program Deadline: Rolling, but LOI required

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Rolling
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Ophthalmology SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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