OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of July 29, 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 
Multidisciplinary Searle Scholars 2022 Program
What: Supports high-risk/high-reward research from investigators pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology and related areas in chemistry, medicine and biological science

Who should apply: Independent investigators at the assistant professor level whose appointment is the investigator’s first tenure-track position at OHSU (Searle usually has a timeline for when investigators should have started their position; more info should be available when invitations to apply are sent)
Award: Up to $180,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 2, 2021; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Cancer ‖ Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: 
Supports young immunologists and cancer immunologists by continuing their training under the guidance of a world-renowned immunologist who mentors the fellow and prepares them for a productive and successful career in cancer immunology
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology who have less than five years of relevant postdoc experience
Award: $175,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


OphthalmologyBrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant
What: 
Supports researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention and treatment of glaucoma; standard award and postdoctoral fellowship both offered
Who should apply: For postdocs, open to both junior and senior postdoctoral fellows; for standard award, should be a tenure-track or non-tenure-track independent investigator
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT


Multidisciplinary BII & Science Prize for Innovation
What: 
Recognizes researchers who are asking fundamental questions at the intersection of the life sciences and entrepreneurship and can show that they have combined outstanding basic science with an eye toward application in the marketplace
Who should apply: Researchers who have finished their Ph.D.-level education within the last 10 years; prizes are awarded based on work completed within the last three years
Award: $25,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for two runners up
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021


Neuroscience  BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant
What: Supports researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Who should apply: For postdocs, limited to researchers within five years of doctoral degree conferral or end of residency; for standard award, should be a tenure-track or non-tenure-track independent investigator
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Internal Opportunities 

Deadline updated
Cancer
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Innovation Awards

What: Funding for broader, transdisciplinary and/or translational cancer research initiatives that would otherwise be too large in scale to warrant using traditional pilot funding
Who should apply: Faculty who are an assistant professor or higher with an appointment at OHSU, can show sufficient commitment to the project to ensure success and have support from a department chair, division head or institute director
Award: Up to $500,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP

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: Aug. 16, 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: Aug. 16, 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: Aug. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards
What: Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by chairs, directors or deans
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 27, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS, OHSU Research & Innovation and Vollum Institute OHSU Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
What: Program for recruiting and retaining Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) postbacs for an intensive, mentored experience research experience with the goal to prepare them for pursuing a graduate degree in biomedical research
Who should apply: Researchers who have graduated or are in the process of graduating with a baccalaureate degree in a biomedically relevant science from an accredited college or university after June 1st, 2018, are US citizens, nationals or permanent residents, are not currently enrolled in a degree program and belong to a group considered to be underrepresented in the field of biomedical research; see more details
Award: Competitive research assistant salary and health benefits/one year
Deadline: Application review continues until all positions are filled
Send questions to PREPtograd@ohsu.edu
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 ‖ 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 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

Public Health OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Kickstarter Awards
What: Funding to support pre-award activities that advance the preparation of high-quality grant or contract applications
Who should apply: OHSU and PSU faculty with primary appointment in OHSU-PSU School of Public Health who have an extramural RFA or other opportunity identified
Award: Between $500 and $5,000/up to six months
Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis through March 31, 2022
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 Government of Canada 2022 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
What: Supports national and international postdoctoral applicants who will contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth; 70 fellowships awarded annually
Who should apply: Non-Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who plan to hold their fellowship at a Canadian institution and have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2018 and September 30, 2022
Award: $140,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 29, 2021; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Research Grants
What: Fosters promising breast cancer researchers who are in the early stages of their faculty careers by providing support for up to three years of protected time for research career development under the guidance of a Mentor Committee; the research focus this year is Redefining Metastatic Breast Cancer
Who should apply: Breast cancer researchers who will have a full-time faculty appointment by the award deadline, haven’t held any faculty appointment for more than eight years total and haven’t been a PI on an existing NIH R01 grant or equivalent as of April 15, 2022
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 29, 2021; LOI due: Aug. 18, 2021, 10 a.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 


Multidisciplinary
Searle Scholars 2022 Program
What: Supports high-risk/high-reward research from investigators pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology and related areas in chemistry, medicine and biological science
Who should apply: Independent investigators at the assistant professor level whose appointment is the investigator’s first tenure-track position at OHSU (Searle usually has a timeline for when investigators should have started their position; more info should be available when invitations to apply are sent)
Award: Up to $180,000/up to three years    
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 2, 2021; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Mental Health HRSA Workforce Resiliency Funding Opportunities
What: Supports research aimed at reducing burnout and promoting mental health among the health and public safety workforce; three opportunities are being offered: Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program (HRSA 22-109); Promoting Resilience and Mental Health Among Health Professional Workforce (HRSA 22-110); and Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Technical Assistance Center (HRSA 22-111)
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in mental health programs for health and safety workers
Award: Up to $2,280,666 for HRSA 22-109; up to $ 2,956,000 for HRSA 22-110; and up to $6 million for HRSA 22-111/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due:Aug. 4, 2021; Application due: Aug. 30, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Supports young immunologists and cancer immunologists by continuing their training under the guidance of a world-renowned immunologist who mentors the fellow and prepares them for a productive and successful career in cancer immunology
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology who have less than five years of relevant postdoc experience
Award: $175,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Establishes a program called the FIRST Cohort is to transform culture at NIH-funded extramural institutions by building a self-reinforcing community of scientists committed to diversity and inclusive excellence
Who should apply: Faculty who are competitive for an advertised research tenure-track or equivalent faculty position (positions must be at the assistant professor (or equivalent) level), have not held a position at this level and have demonstrated strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusive excellence
Award: Up to $10.245 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; LOI due: Aug. 24, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 24, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation 2022 Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice
Who should apply: Junior faculty whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Rita Allen Foundation 2022 Scholars Program
What: Supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience distinguished by its bold approach to basic scientific questions that address problems of global concern as well as its potential for learning, leadership and collaboration
Who should apply: Early career independent investigators preferably in the first three years of their tenure track who have received committed startup funds and lab space from their institution
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Neuroscience Warren Alpert Foundation Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award
What: Supports postdoctoral neuroscience researchers by helping them become a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor level or higher and/or to assist in the development of a laboratory program that would lead to independent funding
Who should apply: Researchers with a postdoctoral research position at a US medical school, research institute or academic hospital  who have completed a minimum of three years of a neuroscience-related postdoctoral fellowship by July 1, 2022
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Psychology American Psychological Foundation 2022 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
What: Supports young scholars with psychological careers such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology and scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas
Who should apply: Researchers who have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required) and demonstrated research competence and area commitment
Award: Up to $25,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 27, 2021; Application due: Nov. 15, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Multidisciplinary IBM Call for Code Global Challenge
What: Support to create practical, effective and high-quality open-source applications based on one or more IBM Cloud services that can have an immediate and lasting impact on clean water and sanitation, zero hunger and responsible production and green consumption
Who should apply: Teams of up to five with a research interest in clean water, nutrition and/or green consumption solutions
Award: $200,000 for grand prize, $25,000 for first and second and $10,000 for third and fourth
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Immunology Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology
What: Supports young investigators who apply their expertise to perform research that has a lasting impact on vaccine and immunotherapy, with a focus on transformative research in human immunology and trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery
Who should apply: Immunology researchers who are no older than 35 years old and whose research they are applying with was performed within the last three years
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runner up
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

New this week!
Multidisciplinary BII & Science Prize for Innovation
What: Recognizes researchers who are asking fundamental questions at the intersection of the life sciences and entrepreneurship and can show that they have combined outstanding basic science with an eye toward application in the marketplace
Who should apply: Researchers who have finished their Ph.D.-level education within the last 10 years; prizes are awarded based on work completed within the last three years
Award: $25,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for two runners up
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021

COVID-19 Opportunities

Due to the decline in new funding opportunities related to COVID-19, we are transitioning the separate COVID-19 Funding Alerts to this space. You can still view the archive of COVID-19 Funding Alerts, and a list of still-open opportunities will be updated weekly.

Oral Health Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation and Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation COVID-19 Utilization: Decreasing Oral Health Disparities
What: Supports community-based strategies designed to increase children’s utilization of quality and comprehensive oral health services in communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in improvement of children’s oral health in communities affected by COVID-19
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Request for Information (RFI): Input on Technologies and Approaches that can Identify Individuals Susceptible to Developing Post-Acute-Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC)
What: Invites comments and suggestions on a proposal for a trans-NIH research initiative that will support the development of novel research approaches that enable the identification of patients or patient populations susceptible to developing post-acute-sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Who should apply: Anyone with information on novel prognostics that could be used to identify and validate prognostic biomarkers and biosignatures that could predict susceptibility of individuals to long-term consequences of COVID-19
Award: No award associated with RFIs
Deadline: Aug. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) HIV/AIDS in the Era of COVID-19: When Pandemics Collide
What: Supports research on the impact and strategies needed to adapt the HIV/AIDS response through agile and innovative support of prevention and care and the maintenance of sustained HIV viral suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV/AIDS and COVID-19
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 7, 2021 through May 7, 2024

HIV/AIDS NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements to Existing NICHD HIV Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Understand HIV Health Impacts of COVID-19
What: Supports biomedical research to understand the effects of infection with HIV and SARS-CoV-2 among populations central to the NICHD mission
Who should apply: PIs with an existing NICHD grant who want to study SARS-CoV-2 and HIV
Award: Up to $150,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities
What: Supports research that addresses dimensions of access, acceptance and uptake of CDC-recommended vaccines among infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women and persons with disabilities, especially among populations who are underserved or experience health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in vaccines and any of the NOSI’s listed populations
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Infectious Disease NIAID Emergency Awards: Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports comprehensive multidisciplinary research centers focused on innovative antiviral drug development targeting coronaviruses, emphasizing SARS-CoV-2 and one or more select RNA viruses with pandemic potential
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in antiviral drug development that targets coronaviruses
Award: Up to $15 million for FY2022/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I)
What: Supports fundamental research and capabilities needed to tackle grand challenges in infectious disease pandemics through prediction and prevention
Who should apply: Teams with balanced participation from computer and information science, biology, engineering and social, behavioral and economic sciences as relevant to the identified Grand Challenge problem
Award: Up to $25 million for 25 to 30 awards/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning cancer, substance use and HIV/AIDS. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Cancer NCI Integration of Imaging and Fluid-Based Tumor Monitoring in Cancer Therapy (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports projects that integrate imaging and fluid-based tumor monitoring assays during cancer therapy in patients to determine the optimal use of these modalities in the characterization of therapy response and emergence of treatment resistance
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cancer therapy imaging and liquid biopsy assays
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Interventions Designed to Change the Culture to Mitigate or Eliminate Sexual Harassment in the Biomedical Research Enterprise
What: Supports research on interventions designed to change the culture to mitigate or eliminate sexual harassment in the biomedical research enterprise
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in sexual harassment in biomedical research workplaces
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years    
Deadline: Open from Sept. 13, 2021 through Oct. 14, 2023

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) and (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the development of stable research career opportunities for exceptional scientists who want to continue to pursue research within the context of an existing NCI-funded basic, translational, clinical, or population science cancer research program, but not serve as independent investigators; separate FOAs for core/shared resource/central scientific support scientists and laboratory-based scientists
Who should apply: Research specialists with a full-time, non-tenure track position who have been contributing to NCI-funded research for at least the previous two years
Award: Salary support plus up to $12,500 for travel expenses/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Understanding the Immune Functions of DEAD/H-box Helicases
What: Supports research aimed at gaining a comprehensive understanding of the expression, function and regulation of DEAD/H-box helicases in immune homeostasis, activation and function
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in DEAD/H-box helicases
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through    
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 2024

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Effectiveness of School-Based Health Centers to Advance Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research that investigates the effectiveness of school-based health centers as a health services care delivery model to address the needs of school-aged children from populations with health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in school-based healthcare and children with health disparities
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT 

Administrative Supplements

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry and Re-integration into Health-Related Research Careers (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Endocrinology NIDDK Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements to Support Emerging Physician-Scientists to Develop Research Expertise in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Requests for Information

MultidisciplinaryOffice of the Director Request for Information (RFI) on Clarifying the Reporting Requirements for Departures from the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Women’s Health ORWH NIH Request for Information (RFI): Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference (ARHW2021)
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT 

Other Federal Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryNSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
What: Provides three years of support over a five-year fellowship period for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents who intend to enroll full-time in a research-based master’s or doctoral degree program in an eligible Field of Study in STEM; note that eligible medical fields for this opportunity are very narrow, described as “research projects in bioengineering to aid persons with disabilities, or to diagnose or treat human disease or disorder” and “materials research directed at development of materials for use in biological or biomedical systems”; see eligibility info for more details
Award: Up to $138,000/up to three years
Deadline: Oct. 18-22 (date determined by area of study), 2021, 5 p.m. PT  

Private Opportunities

Multidisciplinary John Templeton Foundation Open Submission Funding Inquiries
What: Supports discrete projects in a number of areas including “Science & the Big Questions” and genetics
Who should apply:
Eligibility is widely open; see the list of currently funded grants to get an idea of what projects are chosen
Award: Not specified
Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association AGA-Medtronic Pilot Research Award in Artificial Intelligence
What: Supports research of artificial intelligence and how it can be applied in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology and endoscopy
Who should apply:
Full-time faculty performing any type of basic, translational and clinical research relevant to digestive disorders
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021

Surgery American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant
What: Funding to attract general surgery residents to colon and rectal surgery by providing opportunities to engage in clinical or laboratory-based research focused on diseases of the colon, rectum and anus
Who should apply:
General surgical residents or recent graduates (within two years) of a general surgery training program who have designated time for research and no clinical responsibility
Award: Up to $20,000/one year with possibility for second year renewal
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
What: Supports basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety-related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers
Who should apply:
Graduate students and early-career researchers who are no more than ten years postdoctoral
Award: Up to $7,500/one year
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Ophthalmology BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant
What: Supports researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention and treatment of glaucoma; standard award and postdoctoral fellowship both offered
Who should apply:
For postdocs, open to both junior and senior postdoctoral fellows; for standard award, should be a tenure-track or non-tenure-track independent investigator
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant
What: Supports researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Who should apply:
For postdocs, limited to researchers within five years of doctoral degree conferral or end of residency; for standard award, should be a tenure-track or non-tenure-track independent investigator
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT                                              

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

July 2021

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Clinical Exploration Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

August 2021

Endocrinology NIDDK Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP) (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHGRI, NIMH and ORIP Non-Human Primate Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression (NHP dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease  FIC and NIAID Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program [D43 Clinical Trial Optional] Application due: Aug. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHGRI, NIBIB and OD New Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity in Genomics, Bioinformatics, or Bioengineering and Biomedical Imaging Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadlines on Feb. 22, 2022 and 2023

Immunology NIAID Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy Leadership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Mid-Career Accelerator Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Team Science Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Limited Interaction Targeted Epidemiology (LITE-2): To Advance HIV Prevention (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID Consortium for Innovative HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NIDA and NIMH Multidisciplinary Treatment Approaches to End the HIV Epidemic (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Central Oregon Health Council 2021 Central Oregon Community Health Projects LOI due: Aug. 5, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 18, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Assessing the Effects of Cannabinoids on HIV-Associated Persistent Inflammation (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award to Promote Diversity in Translational Research for AD/ADRD (F32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Aug. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Systems Approach to Understand Mechanisms of Heterogeneous Response to Influenza (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI The Early Detection Research Network: Clinical Validation Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Biologic-based Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

RheumatologyDoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Neuroscience Air Force Research Laboratory Brain-Derived Neuromorphic Computing with Intelligent Materials Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIAAA Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD), Research Project (U01 Clinical Trial optional) Application due: Aug. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use DoD Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorder Research Program Consortium Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 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

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project Recruitment Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Transformative Vision Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 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) Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Radiation-Induced Immune Dysfunction (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health Central Oregon Health Council Measure Development for Behavioral Health Specialty Care and Primary Care Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021, noon p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges LOI due: Aug. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program Rapid Development and Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 31, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

September 2021

Cancer NCI Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program, Research Grants: a Transdisciplinary Approach to Obesity-Associated Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Early Investigator Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Cancer Prevention-Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT) Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Development & Testing of Novel Interventions to improve HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Program Implementation for People Who Use Drugs (R34 Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Program on the Origins of Gastroesophageal Cancers (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAMS and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Novel Targets for Opioid Use Disorders and Opioid Overdose (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNEI, NIAID and NIEHS CCRP Initiative: Chemical Threat Agent-induced Pulmonary and Ocular Pathophysiological Mechanisms (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Innovative Models for Delivering PrEP and STI Services to Stop HIV in the United States (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedical NIGMS Research on Interventions that Promote the Careers of Individuals in the Biomedical Research Enterprise (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early-Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Research Nurse Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Exploratory Studies to Investigate the Mechanisms of Interrelationship between Sleep and Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Mechanistic Studies on the Impact of Social Inequality on the Substance Use Trajectory (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Substance Use NIDA Large Scale Mapping and/or Molecular Profiling of Ensembles and/or Cell-Types Mediating Opioid Action in the Rodent Brain (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

NeuroscienceAir Force Research Laboratory Neuroscience of Decision Making Deadline: Sept. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Identification and Characterization of Bioactive Microbial Metabolites for Advancing Research on Microbe-Diet-Host Interactions (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA Primary Care-Based Screening and Intervention Development for Prevention of Abuse in Older and Vulnerable Adults in the Context of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Promoting Bunyavirales Basic Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF and UKRI Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC – NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology, and Synthetic Cell ITS due: Sept. 22, 2021; Full proposals due: Jan. or Feb. 2022 depending on funding organization

CancerNCI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Expanding Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas Deadline: Open from Sept. 24, 2021 through May 8, 2023

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and OD Shared Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Resources (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NEI Vision Research Epidemiology Grant (UG1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Transformative Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Based Strategies to Identify Determinants of Exceptional Health and Life Span (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA and NIAMS Leveraging Existing Large Databases and Cohorts to Better Understand the Risks and Benefits of Long-Term Osteoporosis Therapy and Drug Holiday (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Role of Adaptive Immunity in Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Research and Entrepreneurial Development Immersion (REDI): Mentored Entrepreneurial Career Development Award (K01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

October 2021

Infectious Disease NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I) Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Characterization of Islet-derived Extracellular Vesicles for Improved Detection, Monitoring, Classification, and Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Behavioral Economics for Implementation Research (BEIR) to improve use of Evidence-Based Practices for HLBS conditions Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Multidisciplinary NICHD and NINDS Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Research in Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in People with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through July 16, 2024

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Advanced Computational Approaches to Elucidate Disease Pathology and Identify Novel Therapeutics for Addiction Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

MultidisciplinaryNIDCD Notice of Special Interest: NIDCD Health Disparities and Inequities Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through May 8, 2024

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: Oct. 8, 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: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIMH and ORWH Prevention of Perinatal Depression: Improving Intervention Delivery for At-Risk Individuals (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and (R34 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cardiology NHLBI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Digital Technology and Mobile Health (mHealth) to Improve Diagnosis, Assessments, Interventions, Management and Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Standard dates apply; next upcoming deadline is Oct. 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary NIAID and NIAMS Limited Competition: Promoting a Basic Understanding of Chemical Threats to Skin (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIMH Understanding Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, Acquisition, and Persistence in People Living with HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- TargetedBCP (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

November 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HIV-associated Non-Communicable Diseases Research at Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint and BRAIN Initiative Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

January 2022

Cardiology NHLBI Emerging Investigator Award (EIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) and Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

February 2022

Endocrinology NIDDK Understanding and Targeting the Pathophysiology of Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes – Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Dyadic Interpersonal Processes and Biopsychosocial Outcomes (R01 – Basic Experimental Studies with Humans) and (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Clinical R01 due: Feb. 5, 2022; Basic R01 due: March 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Open

Hematology DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Breast 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

CancerDoD Pancreatic Cancer 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

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health 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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August 2021

Neuroscience Allen Institute and the University of Washington Shanahan Foundation Fellowship at the Interface of Data and Neuroscience Deadline: Aug. 1, 2021
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Critical Care Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 1, 2021

Critical Care Society of Critical Care Medicine SCCM-Weil Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 1, 2021

MultidisciplinaryArnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Beckman Young Investigator Program LOI due: Aug. 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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Surgery Association for Academic Surgery Joel J. Roslyn Faculty Research Award Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Cancer Black in Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Lymphedema Lymphatic Education & Research Network U.S. Lymphedema Therapist Scholarship Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Multidisciplinary Pfizer Innovation Challenge: Patient Preference Database Blueprint Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Dermatology Pfizer and Skin of Color Society Foundation Dermatology Research Fellowship in Skin of Color Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Rheumatology Research Foundation Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Supplement Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Equitable Care of Metastatic Breast Cancer (mBC) Patients: A Phased Approach to Understanding and Addressing Healthcare Disparities for People of Color Deadline: Aug. 4, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 6, 2021; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021

Chronic Pain Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Deadline: Aug. 6, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award Deadline: Aug. 9, 2021

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Harry Weaver Scholar Award LOI due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship Program LOI due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant Program Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021

NeuroscienceRainwater Charitable Foundation Tau Leadership Fellows Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021

Audiology American Hearing Research Foundation Discovery Grants Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 3 p.m. PT

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Fellowship Award Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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Orthopedics Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Multimodal Musculoskeletal Perioperative Pain Management Grant Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021

Dermatology Pfizer Alopecia Areata, Atopic Dermatitis and Vitiligo (Global) Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer, Prostate Cancer Foundation and Myovant Sciences Relugolix Challenge Awards Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nephrology PKD Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 17, 2021, 3 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 18, 2022

Cardiology Pfizer and International Society of Amyloidosis Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloid (ATTR) Fellowship Deadline: Aug. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease Pfizer and Global Bridges at Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Programs to Address Health Inequities in Resource Limited Settings Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Gilead Research Scholars Deadline: Aug. 30, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021

Dermatology National Eczema Foundation Catalyst Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Eczema Foundation Eczema Champion Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Sigma/Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021

September 2021

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Dr. David L. Epstein Award Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary Leducq Foundation International Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program LOI due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 14, 2022, 2:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative/SFARI Autism Rat Models Consortium Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Cancer Concern Foundation for Cancer Research Conquer Cancer Now Award LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021; Application due: Feb. 1, 2022

CardiologyAmerican Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 14, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

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

Cardiology American Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation Congenital Heart Defects Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 21, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation LOI due: Sept. 30, 2021, 1 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 20, 2022, 1 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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Neuroscience  SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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