OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of April 8, 2021

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 
MultidisciplinaryMRF Research Grants
What: Supports promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation in Oregon through their Early Clinical Investigator Award,  New Investigator Grant and, along with OHSU, Emergency Interim Funding and Bridge Funding
Who should apply: Dependent upon award applied to; view CAP listings for more details
Award: Between $30 and 50,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary  OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Drug discovery and therapeutics development
What: Supports and accelerates creative, interdisciplinary drug discovery and therapeutic development research at OHSU; responsive application topics include, but are not limited to: development and validation of drug targets, screening platforms, small molecules, antibodies, vaccines and biologics. Be sure to note the application resources on the BIP homepage for application assistance
Who should apply: PIs who meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements; Non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head authorizing “effort” on the grant
Award: Up to $60,000/typically one year
Deadline: April 21, 2021
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)


Endocrinology American Diabetes Association Health Disparities Postdoctoral Fellowship
What:
Support for high quality training in disciplines relevant to health disparities and diabetes in an environment conducive to starting a career in diabetes research
Who should apply: MDs, MD/PhDs, PhDs and DVMs with confirmed postdoctoral positions by award start date
Award: Up to $210,876 in salary stipends and research allowances/up to three years
Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT


Cancer  Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards
What: Supports early career investigators with high-impact, high-risk cancer research projects that are distinct from their current research portfolio and centered on evidence-based laboratory, data and medical science
Who should apply: MDs and PhDs who are three to nine years from the start of an independent faculty research appointment as of December 31, 2021 and can demonstrate multi-year independent funding that sustains the central activities of the laboratory (at least one grant such as NIH/R01, NSF/CAREER or equivalently substantial multi-year awards)
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Note: For advice on how to target letters of intent, OHSU applicants are invited to contact Cathy Kemmerer
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to further the development postdoctoral fellows or trainees who interact with human subjects and who are interested in a career in clinical research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers
Who should apply: Assistant professors or equivalent who are independent but new to research and don’t yet have funding sources
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF and OHSU Emergency Interim Support and Bridge Funding
What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals; OHSU applicants can apply for both MRF Emergency Interim Support and OHSU Bridge Funding
Who should apply: Researchers who need funding to keep their programs going
Award: Up to $50,000 from both MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Drug discovery and therapeutics development
What: Supports and accelerates creative, interdisciplinary drug discovery and therapeutic development research at OHSU; responsive application topics include, but are not limited to: development and validation of drug targets, screening platforms, small molecules, antibodies, vaccines and biologics. Be sure to note the application resources on the BIP homepage for application assistance
Who should apply: PIs who meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements; Non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head authorizing “effort” on the grant
Award: Up to $60,000/typically one year
Deadline: April 21, 2021
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)

Multidisciplinary OHSU and Kaiser Permanente NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program
What: Supports researchers pursuing a career in learning health systems with a focus on rapid and continuous learning and translation of findings into patient-centered care; program begins in September 2021
Who should apply: Full-time OHSU researchers who can commit a minimum of 75 percent full-time professional effort to conducting research career development activities associated with award
Award: Up to $130,102 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: April 22, 2021, 4 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OCTRI Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) Career Development Support Award
What: Supports early-career faculty with studies associated with current mentored career development awards; requests must involve partnering with peer-reviewed, externally-funded research by the NIH (e.g. K award), VA (e.g. CDA) or major national foundations
Who should apply: Early career faculty with funded career development awards at OHSU, University of Oregon, Portland State University, Oregon State University, The VA Portland Healthcare System, Pacific Northwest National Labs and OCHIN who have at least 15 months left on their CDA award at time of award notice
Award: Up to $20,000/one year with possibility of second year renewal and additional award up to $20,000
Deadline: April 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through REDCap

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine N.L. Tartar Trust Fellowship
What: Supports research endeavors and research career development in the School of Medicine including, but not limited to, assisting qualified graduate students in their research programs, supporting medical students to engage in research during the summer or a term of the academic year and providing specialized training through a conference or class
Who should apply: Students, fellows or faculty members in the School of Medicine who are residents of Oregon
Award: $2,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Nursing ‖ OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for SON faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older people in Oregon and beyond
Who should apply: All OHSU School of Nursing faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate; more eligibility details in Call for Proposals
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply by sending applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti with a copy to SNORDS@ohsu.edu

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Nursing Interprofessional Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for OHSU faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older people through team-based science and innovations in care
Who should apply: All OHSU faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate; if the PI holds a primary appointment outside of the SON, there must be a Co-I from the SON, and an interprofessional research team is required; more eligibility details in Call for Proposals
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply by sending applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti

Hepatology Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care Fellowship
What: Trains early-stage investigators for a career in research related to the biology, diagnosis or therapy of hereditary, inflammatory or malignant pancreatic disease; clinical, basic and population-based research will all be considered
Who should apply: Pancreatic researchers at the rank of postdoc, fellow, instructor, research assistant professor or similar entry-level positions who have limited or no previous work in the fields of pancreatic biology or pancreatic cancer
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 30, 2021
Submit applications directly to Dove Keith

Multidisciplinary OCTRI Human Investigations Program
What: A series of courses to enhance your clinical and translational research career
Who should apply: Faculty and clinical and postdoctoral fellows employed at OHSU, VA Portland Health Care System or other Northwest healthcare systems and graduate students enrolled in SOD, SOM, SON or SOPH
Degrees offered: Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research
Deadline: July 15, 2021

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 ‖ 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 requirementsand 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 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   

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 million/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

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-end, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems; apply for the FOA most appropriate for your necessary budget
Who should apply: PIs do not need to have an NIH research grant or any other research support but are expected to be an expert on the requested instrument and may be a core director or tenured or non-tenured faculty member; multiple PIs are not allowed
Award: For Shared Grants: Between $50,000 and $600,000/one year; For High-End Grants: Between $600,001 and $2 million/one year
Deadline: Internal submission due:April 23, 2021; Application due: June 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Neuroscience Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award
What: Supports basic and clinical neuroscience projects that are too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but have a high likelihood of producing important findings in a short time frame
Who should apply: Full-time associate professors or full professors who are studying brain function and have had major NIH or other peer-reviewed funding at least in the last three years
Award: $150,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 26, 2021; LOI due: June 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Nutrition NIDDK Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Establishes core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research; the program is designed to support three primary research-related activities: Research Core services, a Pilot and Feasibility program and an Enrichment program
Who should apply: PIs who have strong leadership abilities and demonstrated proficiency in managing large, multi-component programs and are willing to participate in annual meetings of the Center Directors
Award: Up to $3.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 20, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Multidisciplinary Life Science Editors Foundation Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Awards
What: Provides free scientific or language edits of a scientific manuscript or grant proposal to scientists who face disproportionate obstacles to career progression in academic science
Who should apply: Students, postdocs and PIs within seven years of the start of their position who identify as women, people from historically underrepresented races or ethnic groups, people from low socioeconomic backgrounds, people with disabilities, primary caregivers of any dependent, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people in a low or lower middle income country
Award: Free edits from a former journal editor, current journal editor, technical writer or researcher
Deadline: Rolling and due on the 10th of every month; next deadline is April 10, 2021

Multidisciplinary Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation and University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education
What: Honors innovation in education by recognizing outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education and whose accomplishments are making an impact on the field; awards given in pre-K-12 education, higher education and learning science research
Who should apply: Educators who are making an impact; self-nominations are permitted
Award: $50,000 and a sculpture
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award
What: Honors individuals who have made significant advances in applying techniques developed in one scientific domain to address questions in another
Who should apply: MDs and PhDs who are under 35 years old at time of entry and whose science they are submitting was performed in the last three years
Award: $15,000 for grand prize winner; $5,000 for runners-up
Deadline: May 15, 2021

Biomedical Vilcek Foundation Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
What: Honors young, immigrant biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement
Who should apply: Researchers who were born outside the United States of America to non-American parents, born on or after January 1, 1983, immigrated to the United States on or before December 31, 2017 and have a full-time independent position; additional eligibility information in award announcement
Award: $50,000
Deadline: June 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
What: Honors a young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted by them during the past three years
Who should apply: Neurobiologists who received an advanced degree in the last 10 years and are not older than 35 years of age
Award: $25,000
Deadline: June 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary ‖ Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists
What: Honors one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years; your thesis research must have been in one of the following categories to qualify: Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics, and Systems Biology approaches; Ecology and​ Environment; Molecular Medicine
Who should apply: Researchers whose thesis research falls into one of the above categories and who were awarded their Ph.D. between Jan. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020; prize will also only recognize work that was performed while the entrant was a graduate student
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for each category winner
Deadline: July 15, 2021

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning reproductive health, genomics and 3-D disease models. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Dentistry NIDCR Behavioral and Social Intervention Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports research applications to plan and implement behavioral and social intervention clinical trials including trials to develop and test behavior change interventions related to dental, oral or craniofacial conditions
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in behavioral and social intervention and dental, oral or craniofacial conditions
Award: For UG3 phase: Up to $400,000/up to two years; For UH3 phase: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Genomics NHGRI Transformative Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Innovation and Early Development (R01 Clinical Trial not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial not Allowed)
What: Supports research to innovate and develop the early stages of novel technologies that will enable greater than a one order of magnitude improvement in DNA sequencing and methods for direct sequencing of the diversity of entire RNA molecules
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in DNA and RNA sequencing technologies
Award: For R01: Up to $2.8 million/up to four years; For R21: Up to $400,000/up to three years   
Deadline: LOI due: May 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), (R03 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research designed to elucidate the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and optimal means of service delivery in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in autism spectrum disorders
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R03: Up to $100,000/up to two years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years      
Deadline: R01 due: June 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R03 and R21 due: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Accelerating Medicines Partnership Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Diseases: Disease Teams for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriatic Spectrum Diseases, and Sjögren’s Syndrome (UC2 Clinical Trial Optional) and Technology and Analytic Cores (TACs) and Research Management Unit (RMU) (UC2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research to gain a comprehensive understanding of cellular and molecular disease pathways and to identify novel targets for intervention
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: June 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NIDA and NIMH Multidisciplinary Treatment Approaches to End the HIV Epidemic (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports projects using implementation science to develop, implement and evaluate multidisciplinary approaches to healthcare delivery that more effectively engage and retain individuals in HIV care and treatment so they achieve durable viral suppression; see also Prevention Strategies to End the HIV Epidemic (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and Respond: Epidemiology to End the HIV Epidemic (RESPOND: EEE) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV care and treatment
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: July 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Radiation-Induced Immune Dysfunction (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research that examines the effects of radiation exposure on the immune system and explores possible treatments for radiation-induced immune dysfunction
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in radiation-induced immune dysfunction
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: July 24, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skill development and mentoring activities designed to equip a diverse cohort of participants with the technical, operational and professional skills required for careers in the biomedical research workforce; see other training/career development FOAs from this week: PAR-21-214, PAR-21-185 and PAR-21-187
Who should apply: Established investigators in the scientific area in which the application is targeted and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Administrative Supplements

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) for Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) Initiative: Request for Administrative Supplements to Existing Grants for incorporating single cell data into the IDG Knowledgebase        

Other Federal Opportunities

Orthopedics DoD Orthopaedic Research Program Applied Research Award
What: Supports applied research applications focused on advancing optimal treatment and restoration of function for individuals with musculoskeletal injuries sustained during combat, combat-related activities and non-battle injuries that impact unit readiness and the ability to return to work
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $725,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 27, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 10, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

OrthopedicsDoD Orthopaedic Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports rapid implementation of clinical trials with the potential to have a significant impact on the treatment or management of military combat-related orthopedic injuries or non-battle injuries that significantly impact unit readiness and return to work rates
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $2.75 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 27, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 10, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

OrthopedicsDoD Orthopaedic Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award
What: Supports high-impact and emerging clinical research that might be ready for a full-scale randomized controlled clinical trial
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $1.5 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 27, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 10, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Early Investigator Research Award
What: Supports research opportunities focused on prostate cancer for individuals in the early stages of their careers
Who should apply: Postdocs who have three years or less of postdoctoral research experience (excluding clinical residency or clinical fellowship training)
Award: Up to $300,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Physician Research Award
What: Supports a mentored research experience to prepare physicians with clinical duties for careers in prostate cancer research
Who should apply: PIs in the last year of an accredited medical residency or medical fellowship program or within five years of having initiated a faculty appointment (including Instructor positions)
Award: Up to $750,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award
What: Supports studies that will move promising, well-founded preclinical and clinical research findings closer to clinical application, including diagnosis, prognosis or treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Exploration – Hypothesis Development Award
What: Supports the initial exploration of innovative, high-risk, high-gain and potentially groundbreaking concepts in the tuberous sclerosis complex research field
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels or equivalent, including postdoctoral fellows
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Promotes ideas that have the potential to yield high-impact findings and new avenues of investigation
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent, independent investigators at or below the level of assistant professor or equivalent, or established investigators in an area other than tuberous sclerosis complex at or above the level of assistant professor seeking to transition to a career in tuberous sclerosis complex
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Podiatry DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Research Award
What: Supports research that evaluates orthoses and prostheses using patient-centric outcomes relevant to service members, veterans and other individuals with limb loss and limb impairment
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

PodiatryDoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports implementation of clinical trials with the potential to have a significant impact on improving the health and well-being of service members and military beneficiaries, veterans and other individuals with limb loss and limb impairment
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $4 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Health Disparity Research Award
What: Supports research ideas that have the potential to reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities in prostate cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Translational Science Award
What: Supports advanced translational research that will foster transformation of promising ideas in prostate cancer into clinical applications, ultimately providing a solution to one or more of the FY21 PCRP Overarching Challenges
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports new ideas that represent innovative, high-risk/high-gain approaches to prostate cancer research and have the potential to make an important contribution to one or more of the FY21 PCRP Overarching Challenges
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Hematology DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence to move toward the vision to understand and cure bone marrow failure
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of associate professor or equivalent, assistant professors or equivalent more than 10 years from their first faculty appointment by the application submission deadline, or independent investigators at the level of assistant professor or equivalent within 10 years from their first faculty appointment
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

HematologyDoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports studies that further develop ideas, expand upon key discoveries and have the potential to make significant advances in research, patient care and quality of life in at least one of the FY21 BMFRP IIRA Focus Areas
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent by the application submission deadline
Award: Up to $800,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Melanoma Research Program Idea Award
What: Supports new ideas that represent innovative, high-risk/high-gain approaches to melanoma research that are beyond an incremental advancement
Who should apply: Independent investigators with a faculty-level appointment or equivalent
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy-Director Award
What: Supports visionary individuals who are established melanoma researchers with a strong record of mentoring and commitment to leadership
Who should apply: Directors who are established melanoma researchers
Award: Up to $1.3 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy Scholar Award
What: Supports the addition of new scholar to the virtual academy that provides intensive mentoring, national networking, collaborations and a peer group for early career melanoma investigators/faculty
Who should apply: Investigators within seven years of their last Ph.D. or M.D. or equivalent as of the full application submission deadline
Award: Up to $500,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Mid-Career Accelerator Award
What: Supports mid-career researchers to conduct impactful melanoma research
Who should apply: Assistant or associate professors who are more than seven years post-first faculty appointment
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Team Science Award
What: Supports new or existing partnerships between two or three independent investigators focusing research across the whole research spectrum
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of associate professor or equivalent; at least two and up to three investigators must partner in one overarching multidisciplinary research study and Inclusion of at least one military, US Department of Veterans Affairs investigator or early career investigator is encouraged
Award: Up to $700,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Translation Research Award
What: Supports studies aiming to leverage existing biobanks, biorepositories, ongoing or completed clinical trials to address a translational question or problem in melanoma
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Translational Research Award – Collaborator Option
What: Supports two investigators in a joint study aiming to leverage existing biobanks, biorepositories, ongoing or completed clinical trials to address a translational question or problem in melanoma
Who should apply: Two independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $700,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports high-risk/high-reward research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries and major advancements in scleroderma research, improvements in patient care, and quality of life
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

RheumatologyDoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award
What: Supports partnerships that accelerate the movement of promising ideas in scleroderma research into clinical applications; at least one partner must be a clinician
Who should apply: Clinicians who are M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O., D.O/Ph.D. or equivalent with clinical duties and responsibilities; at least one member of the partnership must have experience in either scleroderma research or scleroderma patient care as demonstrated by active funding and recent publications
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Ophthalmology DoD Vision Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports the rapid implementation of early-phase clinical trials (i.e., phase 0 through phase 2a) of new interventions to service-related eye injury or visual dysfunction
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $1.6 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Focused Translational Team Science Award
What: Supports a team initiative that leverages the strengths of investigators specializing in different fields to address an overarching scientific challenge and fundamentally advance the understanding and treatment of military-relevant vision trauma
Who should apply: Overall lead PI must be an independent investigator at or above the level of associate professor or equivalent with experience in developing and running large-scale initiatives
Award: Up to $4 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports studies that will yield highly impactful discoveries or major advancements in research and patient care
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Translational Research Award
What: Supports translational research that moves promising laboratory research into clinical applications
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all levels
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced 
   

Private Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryCigna Foundation Health and Well-Being Grants
What: Supports projects focused on under-resourced communities experiencing substantial health disparities and getting them increased access to health care, increased access to primary care and increased health literacy   
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in community health disparities
Award: Up to $375,000/up to three years
Deadline: April 23, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Lung Cancer Research Foundation LCRF-AstraZeneca Grant Program
What: Funding to understand primary and acquired resistance to osimertinib and novel combinations targeting concurrent driver mutations, develop more effective approaches to address disease progression in patients treated with durvalumab, discover novel biomarkers for predicting response to osimertinib or durvalumab and to identify patients who are at higher risk of recurrence (translational research preferred), and identify predictive biomarkers, understand the underlying biology and develop novel interventions for immune mediated adverse events, such as pneumonitis, in patients receiving durvalumab 
Who should apply:
Postdocs, clinical fellows or early- and mid-career investigators with less than ten years’ experience since their initial faculty appointment
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: April 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 27, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerLung Cancer Research Foundation Pilot Grant Program
What: Supports basic, translational, clinical, epidemiological, health services and other research projects focused on lung cancer biology, prevention and screening for early detection, identification of new biomarkers and more
Who should apply:
Postdocs, clinical fellows or early- and mid-career investigators with less than ten years’ experience since their initial faculty appointment
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: April 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 27, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Endocrinology American Diabetes Association Health Disparities Postdoctoral Fellowship
What: Support for high quality training in disciplines relevant to health disparities and diabetes in an environment conducive to starting a career in diabetes research  
Who should apply:
MDs, MD/PhDs, PhDs and DVMs with confirmed postdoctoral positions by award start date
Award: Up to $210,876 in salary stipends and research allowances/up to three years
Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

CancerLung Cancer Research Foundation Research Grant on Disparities in Lung Cancer
What: Supports projects on a wide variety of disparities-related topics including but not limited to gender disparities in lung cancer burden, causes and risk factors for lung cancer among never smokers and influence of social and biological risk factors on lung cancer outcomes, access to and use of care and quality of care
Who should apply:
Postdocs, clinical fellows or early- and mid-career investigators with less than ten years’ experience since their initial faculty appointment
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 7, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Funding Opportunities
What: Four funding mechanisms for cystic fibrosis research, professional development and training including pilot awards, postdoctoral fellowships and path for a cure
Who should apply:
Dependent upon award you apply for
Award: Between $100,000 and 250,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

CancerAstellas, National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Pfizer Foundation Enzalutamide in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer
What: Supports research to advance scientific knowledge concerning the mechanisms of action, underlying biology and clinical effectiveness of enzalutamide in prostate cancer   
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in enzalutamide and prostate cancer
Award: Total funding $2 million to be divided among two to five awardees/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: May 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Periodontology American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Dr. And Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence
What: Supports third-year periodontal students who have demonstrated excellence in both character and academic achievement   
Who should apply:
Third-year periodontal students enrolled in an accredited periodontal graduate program who have been nominated by their periodontal program director
Award: Up to $10,000/not specified
Deadline: May 15, 2021

Pediatrics Gerber Foundation Research Grants
What: Supports research projects aimed at identifying solutions to common everyday issues and problems in the field of children’s health, nutrition and development; interest areas include new diagnostic tools, novel treatment regimens, assessment of deficiencies or excesses and risk assessment tools for environmental hazards   
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in children’s health and nutrition
Award: Up to $350,000/up to three years
Deadline: Concept papers due: May 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT; Applications due: Aug. 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Pfizer Patient and Caregiver Awareness of Drug Resistant Infections
What: Supports projects focused on patient and caregiver awareness of appropriate use of intravenous or home infusion anti-infectives (antibiotics or antifungals) as a part of chronic disease management
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in drug resistant infections and patient/caregiver education
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Immunology Pfizer Addressing Primary Immunodeficiencies within Minority/Underserved Populations
What: Supports patient and provider educational programs on the awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of primary immunodeficiencies within minority/underserved populations
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in immunodeficiencies and underserved populations
Award: Up to $200,000/not specified
Deadline: May 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerAmerican Association for Cancer Research Clinical Oncology Research (CORE) Training Fellowships
What: Fellowships for early-career clinical scientists to gain real-world experience in drug development including clinical research, clinical trial design and data analysis
Who should apply:
Early-career clinical scientists who have a medical degree and are enrolled in an accredited hematology, oncology or radiation oncology fellowship program
Award: Up to $100,000/one year
Deadline: May 31, 2021, 10 a.m. PT

Rheumatology Lupus Research Alliance Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and Autoimmunity
What: Supports novel hypothesis- or discovery-driven proposals using clinically-relevant models in lupus research; proposals must aim to uncover the fundamental causes of lupus and present a vision of how the discovery would lay the groundwork for a cure, prevention or highly effective therapy   
Who should apply:
Faculty at assistant professor level or above
Award: Up to $1 million/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: June 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Endocrinology American Diabetes Association Health Disparities Innovative Clinical or Translational Science and Junior Faculty Development
What: Supports either research with novel and innovative hypotheses performed in human subjects and research approaches to accelerate the transition of scientific discoveries into clinical application or early investigators as they become independent diabetes researchers focused on health disparities
Who should apply:
For Innovative: New and established PIs with less than $500,000 current research support; For Junior: Junior faculty in independent position with less than 10 years research training following terminal degree, pre-R01 and no concurrent career development support
Award: For Innovative: Up to $600,000/up to three years; For Junior: Up to $414,000 plus up to $30,000 in student loan repayment/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: June 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cardiology Pfizer Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Nurse Navigator Competitive Grant Program
What: Supports the development of nurse navigator programs, including training, in order to improve the quality of care for transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy patients
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy
Award: Up to $75,000/not specified
Deadline: June 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT                                  

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

April 2021

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Clinical Development Award Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic/Biomarker Pilot Trial Award Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Development Award Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: April 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology NEI Translational Research Program (TRP) on Therapy for Visual Disorders (R24 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: April 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for NCI Division of Cancer Biology Research Programs Deadline: April 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Dermatology CDER Dermal Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models Accounting for the Absorption and Evaporation of Vehicle/Co-solvent following the Application of Generic Dermatological Products (U01) Application due: April 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA Institutional Training Programs to Advance Translational Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (T32) LOI due: April 25, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NINDS Institutional Research Training Program (T32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 25 , 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 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

Neuroscience  NIA The Midlife in the United States Study (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and The Midlife in the United States Study – Cognitive and Neurocognitive Precursors of AD/ADRD (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Team Research for Initial Translational Efforts in Non-addictive Analgesic Therapeutics Development (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: April 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program Technology/ Therapeutic Development Award Pre-application due: April 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program Discovery Award Pre-application due: April 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: April 30, 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

Substance Use Center for Tobacco Products Data Standards for Tobacco Research and Scientific Review Program (U24) Clinical Trial Not Allowed LOI due: May 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention, Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Autism Research Program Career Development Award Pre-application due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Autism Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Autism Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience  DoD Autism Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early-Stage Research for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: May 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Early Phase Clinical Trials for Therapeutics and/or Diagnostics (R33 Clinical Trial Required) and (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Lung Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program Clinical Evaluation Award Pre-application due: May 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: May 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program New Investigator Award Pre-application due: May 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program Research Advancement Award Pre-application due: May 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program Therapeutic/Biomarker Trial Award Pre-application due: May 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple 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 Optional: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

HIV/AIDS NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Using Data to Advance HIV Epidemic Knowledge and Program Planning Deadline: Open from May 7, 2021, through Sept. 7, 2024

HIV/AIDS NIDDK Priority HIV/AIDS Research within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 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

Dentistry NIDCR Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 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) For U34: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Bioscience NSF Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks (URoL:EN) Predicting Transformation of Living Systems in Evolving Environments Deadline: May 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Early Intervention to Promote Cardiovascular Health of Mothers and Children (ENRICH) Multisite Clinical Centers (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) and Multisite Resource and Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: May 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program Focused Program Award Pre-application due: May 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program (AF STFP) Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF Future Manufacturing (FM) Deadline: May 14, 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: May 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement Opportunity to Support Global Cancer Stigma Research Deadline: May 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pulmonology NHLBI Lung Transplant Consortium – Clinical Centers (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and – Data Coordinating Center (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 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

Neuroscience NIA The Cellular Scale Connectome in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Clinical Trials to Test the Effectiveness of Treatment, Preventive, and Services Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NCCIH and NINDS Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE): Assay Development and Neurotherapeutic Agent Identification (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Notice of Special Interest: Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Biomedical Career Progression and the Biomedical Research Enterprise Deadline: Open from May 17, 2021, through Oct. 4, 2022

Multidisciplinary NIDDK and Office of Disease Prevention Program to Advance the Career Development of Scientists from Diverse Backgrounds Conducting Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes, and Related Research (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NIH Common Fund Expert-Driven Small Projects to Strengthen Gabriella Miller Kids First Discovery (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: May 20, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: May 20, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAID and NIDDK The Autoantigens and Neoantigens Function in the Etiology and Pathophysiology of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and NIDDK Immune Cell Engineering For Targeted Therapy And Disease Monitoring in Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA Triadic Interactions in Clinical Encounters Involving People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD), Clinicians, and Care Partners (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: May 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: May 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology  DoD Tick-Borne Disease Research Program Career Development Award Pre-application due: May 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 27, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology  DoD Tick-Borne Disease Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: May 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 27, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Innovation for Tuberculosis Vaccine Discovery (ITVD) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 30, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 30, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

June 2021

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Limited Competition: Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Early-Stage Development of Data Science Technologies for Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Enhancement or Sustainment of Data Science Tools for Infectious and Immune-Mediated diseases (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Exploratory Data Science Methods and Algorithm Development in Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: June 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest to add harassment as an area of interest to Research to Understand and Inform Interventions that Promote the Research Careers of Individuals in the Biomedical Sciences Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 8, 2022

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Leveraging Real-World Imaging Data for Artificial Intelligence-based Modeling and Early Detection of Abdominal Cancers Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 8, 2024

MultidisciplinaryNCI and NIDCR Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of Technologies for Diagnosis and Treatment (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI, NIA and NIDDK New Directions in Hematology Research (SHINE-II) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Notice of Special Interest: Complement in Basic Immunology (CIBI) Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 7, 2023

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Basic Research on Fentanyl and Synthetic Fentanyl Analogs: Signaling, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Sept. 7, 2024

Audiology NIDCD Notice of Special Interest: Hearing Healthcare for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 7, 2024

Mental Health NIMH Notice of Special Interest in Reducing Suicide Risk in Young People in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Low-Resource Settings Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through May 7, 2024

Neuroscience  NIMH Understanding and Modifying Temporal Dynamics of Coordinated Neural Activity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: R01 due: June 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Audiology NIDCD Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18 Clinical Trial Required), (K18 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 8, 2021

Ophthalmology NEI Institutional Mentored Physician Scientist Award (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 9, 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: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 8, 2021

Cancer  NCI The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed), (K22 – Independent Clinical Trial Required) and (K22 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) Deadline: June 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Basic Research to Inform Vaccine and Therapeutic Development for Non-Polio Human Enteroviruses (NPEV) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: June 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NCCIH and NINDS Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations: High Priority Research Networks (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: LOI due: June 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAHRQ Using Innovative Digital Healthcare Solutions to Improve Quality at the Point of Care (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Early Stage Investigator Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID and NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets for Advancing Immune-mediated and Infectious Disease Research Deadline: Open from June 16, 2021, through May 7, 2024

Multidisciplinary NIH ORIP Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Early-Phase Clinical Trials of Novel Interventions to Prevent, Delay, or Treat Aging-Related Conditions by Targeting Aging-Related Mechanisms (U01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: June 17, 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

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Omics Consortium Award Pre-application due: June 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIDA Translational Avant-Garde Award for Development of Medication to Treat Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: June 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Behavioral Health Science Award Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Career Development Award – Fellow Option Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Translational Team Science Award Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NICHD Pediatric Scientist Development Program (K12 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

July 2021

Infectious Disease FIC and NIAID Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program [D43 Clinical Trial Optional] LOI due: July 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Exploratory studies to investigate mechanisms of HIV infection, replication, latency, and/or pathogenesis in the context of substance use disorders (R61/R33 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: July 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Biologic-based Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early-Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: July 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 24, 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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Tools and Technologies to Explore Nervous System Biomolecular Condensates (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Genomics NHGRI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award for a Diverse Genomics Workforce (F99/K00) Deadline: Aug. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

September 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

November 2021

Cancer NCI Modular R01s in Cancer Control and Population Sciences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Nov. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Open

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Neuroscience DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

HIV/AIDS NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Health Communication Research on HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure Deadline: Open through March 1, 2024

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

MultidisciplinaryNSF Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence Deadline: Rolling

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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April 2021

Neuroscience James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards Deadline: April 9, 2021, 1:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer and Prostate Cancer Foundation Health Equity Challenge Awards LOI due: April 9, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Awards Deadline: April 12, 2021, noon PT

NeuroscienceSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Award Program Deadline: April 12, 2021
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Neuroscience Angelman Syndrome Foundation General Research Submissions Deadline: April 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group 2021 Allen Distinguished Investigator Open Calls LOI due: April 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021
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CardiologyPfizer Closing Knowledge Gaps in Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Deadline: April 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Whitehall Foundation Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid LOI due: April 15, 2021; Application due: Sept. 1, 2021

Mental Health American Psychological Association Global Mental Health Fellowship Deadline: April 16, 2021, 9 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Southwest National Primate Research Center Pilot Research Grants LOI due: April 16, 2021; Application due: May 28, 2021

Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Research Grants Deadline: April 19, 2021

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Parkinson’s Disease Research LOI due: April 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation ADDF-Harrington Scholar Program LOI due: April 23, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Neuroscience National MS Society Detecting Multiple Sclerosis Before the Onset of Neurological Deficits LOI due: April 23, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Crazy 8 Initiative Award LOI due: April 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Donaghue Foundation 2021 Greater Value Portfolio LOI due: April 26, 2021; Application due: July 30, 2021

Women’s Health Foundation for Women’s Wellness Fellowship Awards Deadline: April 26, 2021, 10:59 p.m. PT

Women’s Health Foundation for Women’s Wellness Research Grants Deadline: April 26, 2021, 10:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Kidney Cancer Association Research Awards LOI due: April 29, 2021; Application due: July 15, 2021

Periodontology American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Fellowship at the Institute for Teaching & Learning in the Health Professions Deadline: April 30, 2021

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: April 30, 2021

Multidisciplinary National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Deadline: April 30, 2021

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health LOI due: April 30, 2021, noon PT; Application due: June 9, 2021, noon PT
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May 2021

Periodontology American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Deadline: May 1, 2021

Mental Health  American Psychological Association APF/The Trust Grant in Honor of Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD Deadline: May 1, 2021

Physical Medicine  Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Gabriella Molnar Pediatric PM&R Research Grants Deadline: May 1, 2021, 10 p.m. PT

Physical Medicine  Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Richard S. Materson Education Research Fund Deadline: May 1, 2021, 10 p.m. PT

Physical Medicine  Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Scott Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grants Deadline: May 1, 2021, 10 p.m. PT

Women’s Health  Lalor Foundation Anna Lalor Burdick Program Deadline: May 1, 2021

Nursing  Sigma Theta Tau Global Nursing Research Grant Deadline: May 1, 2021

Cancer  Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards LOI due: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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RheumatologyRheumatology Research Foundation Amgen Fellowship Training Award Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Rheumatology  Rheumatology Research Foundation Fellowship Training Award – Workforce Expansion Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2021 Human Cognitive and Behavioral Science Deadline: May 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Gastroenterology Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Senior Research Awards LOI due: May 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: July 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Career Transition Fellowship LOI due: May 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2021 Pilot Award LOI due: May 6, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 12, 2021
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Multidisciplinary  Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Clinical Quality Measures to Improve Diagnosis Deadline: May 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
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Mental Health American Psychological Association Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship Deadline: May 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary National University of Natural Medicine and the University of Washington BRIDG Program Deadline: May 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award Special Cycle: Building Capacity for PCOR/CER in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Deadline: May 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Biomedical Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Ancestry Networks for the Human Cell Atlas Deadline: May 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
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June 2021

Endocrinology Pfizer Acromegaly Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Pfizer Growth Hormone Research Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Pfizer Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare Disease  Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Rare As One – Cycle 2 Deadline: June 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryJames S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Deadline: June 11, 2021, 1:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology Pfizer Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship Deadline: June 15, 2021, 9 p.m. PT

Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation ‘A’ Award Grant Deadline: June 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology  Human Vaccines Project Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants Deadline: June 18, 2021

July 2021

Multidisciplinary Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and National Medical Fellowships Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Deadline: July 2, 2021

September 2021

Multidisciplinary Fulbright Scholar Awards Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Open

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

NeuroscienceCure 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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