OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 18, 2022

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 Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program
What: 
Supports the development of female STEM2D leaders and feeding the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers
Who should apply: Women working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) who are early to mid-career and working within a STEM2D university department

Award: $150,000/three years

Deadline: Internal deadline: Aug. 25, 2022; Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, noon PT
Apply through the CAP


Biomedical Wiley Foundation Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
What: 
Honors breakthrough research in pure or applied life science research that is distinguished by its excellence, originality, and impact on our understanding of biological systems and processes
Who should apply: 
Biomedical scientists and research teams whose research champions novel approaches and challenges accepted thinking in the biomedical sciences
Award: 
$50,000
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

Multidisciplinary Roddenberry Foundation Roddenberry Prize
What: 
Support for early-stage ventures that leverage scientific breakthroughs or emerging technologies that hold the promise for a better future
Who should apply: Investigators who have early stage ventures that have successfully raised Seed Rounds through Series A financing
Award: $1 million for one finalist and $100,000 for five others
Deadline: Nomination due: Sept. 2, 2022; LOI due: Sept. 16, 2022; Application due: Oct. 14, 2022


Multidisciplinary OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic and Software
Note: There will be an application support workshop for this opportunity on Sept. 8 from noon to 1 p.m.; register here

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: All employees and students of OHSU are eligible; if human or animal subjects are involved in research, PIs must 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 $40,000/typically one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 27, 2022; Application due: Nov. 18, 2022
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)
Send questions to Jonathan Jubera


Neuroscience OHSU Department of Neurology Neuroscience Campaign Fund to Support Brain Health Across the Lifespan
What: 
Supports projects from any area of neuroscience research pertaining to brain health across the lifespan (basic, translational, or clinical); the goal of this opportunity is to create pilot or feasibility data that will lead to outside funding, including proposals from K awardees who need additional funding to generate data for R01s or similar
Who should apply: All OHSU neuroscience researchers in good standing; applicants are not limited to those within the Department of Neurology, and trainees are excluded from being the PI
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2022
Send questions to funding@ohsu.edu; apply through the CAP

Internal Opportunities 

Neuroscience Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Development Projects
What: Development projects to promote basic and clinical biomedical, translational, epidemiological, caregiving, educational and behavioral research on Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias (ADRD), and normal brain aging; this funding provides support to develop preliminary data sufficient to provide the basis for an application for independent research support and investigators are encouraged to utilize OHSU’s Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center resources and to consider priority topics established by the NIA National Advisory Council on Aging and the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease (National Alzheimer’s Plan)

Who should apply: Postdoctoral, early or more advanced career investigators; more senior investigators should be new to ADRD research or those wanting to try a new hypothesis, method, or approach; investigators from communities underrepresented in research are especially encouraged to apply
Award:
$75,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Contact Heather Schiffke if you are interested in applying to this opportunity would like a full program description 

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
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:
Application due: Sept. 9, 2022, midnight PT; Nomination letter and letters of support: Sept. 16, 2022, midnight PT
Apply through the CAP 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic and Software
Note: There will be an application support workshop for this opportunity on Sept. 8 from noon to 1 p.m.; register here
What: Supports the development and commercialization of novel and innovative technologies which aim to improve healthcare delivery; proposed medical device and diagnostic technologies should address a significant clinical problem, achieve cost savings, improve research efficiency or improve quality of patient care
Who should apply: All employees and students of OHSU are eligible; if human or animal subjects are involved in research, PIs must 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 $40,000/typically one year  
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 27, 2022; Application due: Nov. 18, 2022
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)
Send questions to Jonathan Jubera

Gastroenterology Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care Pilot Project Grants
What: Supports basic science or clinical research projects with direct relevance to:  the treatment of pancreatitis; early detection or new therapies for pancreatic cancer; or quality of life for those suffering from pancreas disease; work proposed should not be part of an existing funded project, but should hold promise for expanding into a larger externally funded study; special interest in work that shows potential for rapid translational impact
Who should apply: OHSU faculty, staff scientists and postdocs
Award: $50,000/one year  
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 30, 2022; Application due: Dec. 16, 2022 

Neuroscience Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research and OHSU Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center Oregon Tax Checkoff for Alzheimer’s Research Fund
What: Supports research to advance the understanding, treatment or prevention of Alzheimer’s in Oregon
Who should apply: Oregon early-career investigators such as including senior graduate students, fellows and junior investigators; priority given to investigators just entering Alzheimer’s research
Award: Up to $35,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 14, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 10, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Send LOIs to Allison Lindauer

New this week!
Neuroscience
OHSU Department of Neurology Neuroscience Campaign Fund to Support Brain Health Across the Lifespan
What: Supports projects from any area of neuroscience research pertaining to brain health across the lifespan (basic, translational, or clinical); the goal of this opportunity is to create pilot or feasibility data that will lead to outside funding, including proposals from K awardees who need additional funding to generate data for R01s or similar
Who should apply: All OHSU neuroscience researchers in good standing; applicants are not limited to those within the Department of Neurology, and trainees are excluded from being the PI
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2022
Send questions to funding@ohsu.edu; apply through the CAP

Neuroscience Oregon Roybal Center for Care Support Translational Research Advantaged by Integrating Technology (ORCASTRAIT) Pilot Study Funding
What: Supports pilot studies necessary to inform ongoing and future research consistent with the ORCASTRAIT aims to substantially improve the science of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia care provider interventions
Who should apply: ADRD researchers with work that will lead to innovative care provider intervention research enhanced by technology
Award: Up to $95,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 9, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 13, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Send questions to Dara Wasserman; use LOI form

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

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 June 30, 2022
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine Exploratory Research Seed Grants
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

Limited Submission Opportunities   

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a mentored postdoctoral research experience at a research-intensive institution combined with an opportunity to develop critical teaching and mentoring skills at a teaching-intensive partner institution with a diverse student population
Who should apply: At least one of the PIs should be an established investigator in the biomedical sciences and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership needed for the development and implementation of the proposed program; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 18, 2022; Application due: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program (FI2)
What: Supports postdoctoral research training in the basic biomedical sciences to prepare a diverse group of postdoctoral fellows in NIH intramural research laboratories for leadership positions in careers in the biomedical research workforce
Who should apply: PIs must have completed their degree by the time of entrance into the program and have no more than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of their most recent doctoral degree
Award: Stipends and travel and training allowance/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 18, 2022; Application due: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program
What: Supports the development of female STEM2D leaders and feeding the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers
Who should apply: Women working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) who are early to mid-career and working within a STEM2D university department
Award: $150,000/three years
Deadline: Internal deadline:
Aug. 25, 2022; Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, noon PT
Apply through the CAP

Pediatrics NICHD Coordinating Center for the NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Program FY 2023 (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a coordinating center for the NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Programs to improve the translation and dissemination of significant peer-reviewed findings, methods, and perspectives from population dynamics research to multiple audiences
Who should apply: Anyone who wishes to support the Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Programs
Award: Up to $600,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 15, 2022; LOI due: Nov. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
NIAID Clinical Data and Safety Management Center (CDSMC) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports clinical data and safety management center that will support a broad range of critical support services, including data management and processing, safety and pharmacovigilance management and processing, and sample tracking systems for NIAID-funded clinical trials
Who should apply: Anyone who wishes to support clinical data and safety management within the NIAID
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 19, 2022; LOI due: Oct. 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP Modern Equipment for Shared-use Biomedical Research Facilities: Advancing Research-Related Operations (R24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Funding support to purchase advanced equipment that will enhance and modernize research-supporting operations of biomedical research facilities
Who should apply: PIs may be a core or an animal research facility director, tenured, or non-tenured faculty member of the applicant organization and will typically be a scientist with a leadership role in managing the shared-use facility and relevant expertise related to the requested technology; multiple PIs are not allowed
Award: Up to $350,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 19, 2022; Application due: Nov. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Psychology American Psychological Foundation 2023 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 competence and commitment
Award: Up to $25,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 22, 2022; Application due: Nov. 15, 2022
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards

New this week!
Biomedical
Wiley Foundation Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
What: Honors breakthrough research in pure or applied life science research that is distinguished by its excellence, originality, and impact on our understanding of biological systems and processes
Who should apply:
Biomedical scientists and research teams whose research champions novel approaches and challenges accepted thinking in the biomedical sciences
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery
What: Recognizes the next generation of curious, enterprising investigators who seek to optimize functional outcomes for patients needing retinal surgery
Who should apply:
Clinician-investigators specializing in the retina who have been practicing at least 10 years as a fully trained ophthalmologist specialist in the posterior segment surgery of the eye, are ARVO members and are age 55 or younger
Award: $30,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
Roddenberry Foundation Roddenberry Prize
What: Support for early-stage ventures that leverage scientific breakthroughs or emerging technologies that hold the promise for a better future
Who should apply:
Investigators who have early stage ventures that have successfully raised Seed Rounds through Series A financing
Award: $1 million for one finalist and $100,000 for five others
Deadline: Nomination due: Sept. 2, 2022; LOI due: Sept. 16, 2022; Application due: Oct. 14, 2022

Multidisciplinary American Society for Clinical Investigation and Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine
What: Honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity and potential for clinical application
Who should apply:
MDs or MD/PhDs (or equivalent); self-nomination is not permitted
Award: $20,000
Deadline: Sept. 12, 2022

Multidisciplinary Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research 2023
What: Recognizes researchers in basic medical sciences or clinical sciences who have made outstanding scientific contributions with regard to diseases that pose a major burden in low, middle and high income countries
Who should apply:
Researchers work in the coming years is expected to yield further groundbreaking advances in global diagnosis or treatment; nominations of younger and mid-career scientists are favored and self-nominations are not accepted
Award: $2,619,450 (approximately; prize money listed in Euros)
Deadline: Sept. 13, 2022 

Multidisciplinary NSF Alan T. Waterman Award
What: Recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are 40 years of age or younger OR not be more than 10 years beyond receipt of their Ph.D. by December 31st of the year they are nominated and have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality, originality, innovation and significant impact on the field to place them at the forefront of their peers
Award: A medal and a grant of $1 million over a five-year period for scientific research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, social or other sciences at an institution of their choice
Deadline: Sept. 16, 2022

Immunology Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology
What: Recognizes young investigators from a wide range of disciplines including computer science, artificial intelligence/machine learning, protein engineering, nanotechnology, genomics, parasitology and tropical medicine, neurodegenerative diseases, and gene editing, who apply their expertise to perform research that has a lasting impact on vaccine and immunotherapy
Who should apply:
Researchers who are no older than 35, hold an M.D., PhD., or M.D./Ph.D. at the time of entry, and whose research was performed during the previous three years
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runners up
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2022

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. 

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): COVID-19 Related Revisions to NINDS ADRD Human Subjects Cooperative Agreement Programs
What: Administrative supplements to address staffing shortages that are significantly impacting the recruitment of participants for NINDS administered Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease and RelaTed Dementias (AD/ADRD) clinical research studies
Who should apply: PIs on existing NINDS awards
Award: Up to $1 million/up to four years      
Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT 

Endocrinology NIDDK Understanding the Pathophysiology and Clinical Course of New-Onset Diabetes Following COVID-19 (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a longitudinal cohort of individuals who developed diabetes following SARS-CoV-2 infection to understand the pathophysiology and clinical course post-COVID-19 diabetes
Who should apply: Multiple Program Directors/Principal Investigators are required for this FOA including an investigator well versed in clinical research and has documented experience in metabolic investigation in individuals with diabetes
Award: Up to $17.5 million/up to four years    
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 20, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Development for LMICs
What: Supports clinical studies designed to lead to approval and availability of new COVID-19 vaccines that are intended to protect large populations in a low- or middle-income country
Who should apply: Open globally, but preference will be given to organizations with a presence in a low- or middle-income country
Award: Not specified/up to two years    
Deadline: Rolling through Dec. 31, 2022

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning HIV, asthma and dementia. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Bisexual and Bisexual+ People
What: Supports research, research training, and research career development on the health and well-being of people who identify as bisexual or bisexual+; bisexual+ or bi+ in this NOSI is an umbrella term that is intended to encompass non-monosexual identities, including but not limited to bisexual, pansexual, sexually fluid, and queer
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in health and well-being of people who identify as bisexual or bisexual+
Award: Dependent upon FOA    
Deadline: Open from Sept. 25, 2022 through May 8, 2025

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports innovative approaches to address preventable maternal mortality, decrease severe maternal morbidity, and promote maternal health equity in partnership with one or more populations that experience maternal health disparities; see also RFA-HD-23-036 and RFA-HD-23-037
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in maternal health
Award: Up to $12.25 million/up to seven years   
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Administrative Supplements

Aging NIA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for NIA-VA Mentored Physician and Clinical Psychologist Scientist Award in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD)

Private Opportunities

Pharmacology ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Resident Research Grant
What: Supports health service research focused on practice advancement conducted by residents in ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency programs or by residents in pharmacy residency programs that have applied for ASHP accreditation
Who should apply: ASHP members who match the above description
Award: Up to $5,000/up to 18 months      
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT
 

Multidisciplinary Fulbright Scholar Awards
What: Offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects and attend seminars abroad; available mechanisms include regular Scholar Awards, Distinguished Scholar Awards and Postdoctoral Awards
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens who have not resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the application deadline
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMeta Research PhD Fellowship
What: Supports doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university  
Who should apply:
Students who are enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited university in the fall following the application cycle (i.e., Fall 2023) and engaged in research related to computer science and engineering in areas relevant to Meta as specified in Available Fellowships
Award: Paid tuition and fees plus a $42,000 annual stipend to cover living costs/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022

Nursing CNA Classes Near Me Scholarship
What: Supports those interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) find training programs
Who should apply: Applicants must be accepted into a state-approved Nurse Aide, CNA, or LNA certification program by Oct. 1, a U.S. resident and at least 18 years old
Award: $500      
Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022

Gastroenterology Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Awards
What: Supports basic, translational, and clinical projects involving multiple investigators that could lead to new, transformative discoveries for the prediction and prevention of inflammatory bowel disease
Who should apply:
Researchers from any scientific discipline worldwide are eligible for funding; those who typically receive funding hold advanced degrees (MD, PhD, or the equivalent) and academic positions at universities, medical centers, or research institutions
Award: Up to $300,000/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 27, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health Wellcome Mental Health Award
What: Supports teams researching the interdependent roles of sleep and circadian rhythm disruptions in the development and resolution of anxiety, depression and psychosis
Who should apply: Research program leaders who have a permanent, open-ended, or long-term rolling contract for the duration of the award; additional eligibility info in program description
Award: Up to $3.6 million/up to five years      
Deadline: Oct. 19, 2022, 9 a.m. PT

Multidisciplinary National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
What: Full-time hands-on training and educational program that provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation
Who should apply: Individuals who have completed graduate studies within the last five years (graduated on or later than March 6, 2017) as well as graduate and professional school students, with preference given to those at a later stage of their graduate/professional studies
Award: $11,000 in stipend money/12 weeks       
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2022

Nursing CNA Free Training Resources Scholarship
What: Provides free training materials for those preparing to take the CNA exam
Who should apply: Applicants must be accepted into a state-approved CNA course/certification program by May 31, 2023, a U.S. resident and at least 18 years old
Award: $500      
Deadline: April 2, 2023
                                                   

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 22, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research Opportunities Using Invasive Neural Recording and Stimulating Technologies in the Human Brain (U01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Aug. 23, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 23, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

September 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Understanding the Clinical History of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) to Accelerate Diagnostic and Vaccine Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Office of the Director Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Pediatric Research (LRP-PR); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR); Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Research (LRP-CIR); and Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Research in Emerging Areas Critical to Human Health (LRP-REACH) Deadline: Open from Sept. 1, 2022, through Nov. 17, 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NINDS Interdisciplinary Team Science Grant (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Understanding the Clinical History of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) to Accelerate Diagnostic and Vaccine Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Transformative Brain Non-invasive Imaging Technology Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Focused Program Award – Rare Melanomas Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy Scholar Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Mid-Career Accelerator Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Team Science Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NINDS Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Community Settings to Decrease or Prevent VCID Outcomes, Including in Populations that Experience Health Disparities (U01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Sept. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations CCRP Initiative: Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Therapeutics Discovery and Early-Stage Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCATS and NIMH Pilot Projects Investigating Understudied Proteins Associated with Rare Diseases (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIMH, NIMHD and OBSSR Understanding Suicide Risk and Protective Factors among Black Youth (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 18, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA Policy and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Healthcare Disparities: Access, Utilization, and Quality (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 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. 21, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Planning Grant Program (R34 Clinical Trials Optional) and (U34 Clinical Trials Optional) LOI due: Sept. 25, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Expanding Prevention Strategies for Mental Disorders in Mobile Populations in Humanitarian Crises (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 25, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: Sept. 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators Early-Career Scholar Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Nurse-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA and NINDS Early-Stage Therapy Development for ADRD (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 31, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

October 2022

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Biology NSF Building Synthetic Microbial Communities for Biology, Mitigating Climate Change, Sustainability, and Biotechnology (Synthetic Communities) Deadline: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Preventive Interventions to Address Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Populations that Experience Health Disparities Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2022, through Sept. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Mechanistic Research on Therapeutic and Other Biological Properties of Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2022, through June 5, 2024

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Stimulating Research to Understand and Address Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2022, through Nov. 29, 2024

Cancer NCI Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Information Ecosystem (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nephrology Multiple NIH Organizations Interventions that Address Structural Racism to Reduce Kidney Health Disparities (U01 – Clinical Trial Required) and Research Coordinating Center (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 17, 2022 (LOI not
required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

November 2022

Reproductive Health NICHD Contraceptive Development Research Center (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 1, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Biology NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) Deadline: Nov. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment of HIV and STIs (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NICHD and NIMH Next Generation Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (NGM) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Deadline: Nov. 16, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

January 2023

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAAA and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Rapidly Assessing the Public Health Impact of Emerging Opioid Threats (UG1 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 2, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 2, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Open

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

CancerDoD Rare Cancers Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Neuroscience DoD Spinal Cord Injury 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 2022

Substance Use National Association of County and City Health Officials Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Audiology American Hearing Research Foundation Discovery Grants Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 3 p.m. PT

CancerDamon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Fellowship Award Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
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Cancer Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grants Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Multidisciplinary North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Advanced Fellowship in Pediatric Endoscopy Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Nephrology PKD Foundation Research Grants Pre-application due: Aug. 15, 2022; Application due: January 2023

CancerAmerican Association for Cancer Research AACR-Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants Deadline: Aug. 18, 2022, 10 a.m. PT

NeuroscienceSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Genomics of ASD: Pathways to Biological Convergence and Genetic Therapies Deadline: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Education Research Award Deadline: Aug. 22, 2022

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Pilot Awards Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Dynamic Imaging Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryChan Zuckerberg Initiative Data Insights Cycle 2 Deadline: Aug. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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CancerSt. Baldrick’s Foundation Research Grants in Burkitt lymphoma, Ewing sarcoma, rhabdoid tumors, childhood glioblastoma multiforme and atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor Deadline: Aug. 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Deadline: Rolling through August 30, 2023; most current deadline is June 29, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
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Multidisciplinaryde Beaumont Foundation Modernized Anti-Racist Data Ecosystems (MADE) for Health Justice Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

Nursing Sigma/Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

September 2022

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Dr. David L. Epstein Award Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Minority Emerging Vision Scientists Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface LOI due: Sept. 1, 2022, 1 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 6, 2022
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Mental Health International Center for Responsible Gaming Research Grants Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Cancer Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance National Early Detection Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 6, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health Optional LOI due: Sept. 6, 2022, noon PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, noon PT
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CardiologyAmerican Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 7, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 8, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advancing Imaging Through Collaborative Projects Deadline: Sept. 8, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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Endocrinology Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Grants Program LOI due: Sept. 9, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Gilead Research Scholars Program Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022

Ophthalmology The Glaucoma Foundation Exfoliation Research Grant Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022

NeuroscienceAllen Institute OpenScope Call for In Vivo Neurophysiology Experiments in Mice LOI due: Sept. 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryBurroughs Wellcome Fund Resident Faculty Scholar Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 13, 2022, noon PT
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Rheumatology Pfizer Optimizing Telemedicine/Telehealth for the Rheumatology Community Deadline: Sept. 13, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards LOI due: Sept. 13, 2022, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 4, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland Deadline: Sept. 15, 2022

Psychology American Psychological Foundation David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant Deadline: Sept. 15, 2022

Women’s Health Society of Family Planning Research Fund Uta Landy Complex Family Planning Scholars Deadline: Sept. 15, 2022

Gastroenterology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Care Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare DiseasePfizer Multidisciplinary Gene Therapy Education – Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus (rAAV) Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare Disease Pfizer Quality Improvement Grants to Support the Delivery of Gene Therapies to Patients with Rare Disease by a Multidisciplinary Team Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation Congenital Heart Defects Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

CancerPfizer Immunotherapy in High-risk Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer Treatment Optimization in ALK-positive Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Ataxia Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship LOI due: Sept. 23, 2022, 10 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 21, 2022, 10 p.m. PT

Cancer Thermo Fisher Scientific Precision Oncology Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 26, 2022

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Fellowship-to-Faculty Transition Awards Deadline: Sept. 27, 2022

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation Circuits & Cellular Targets for Parkinson’s Symptoms – Pre-clinical Program LOI due: Sept. 27, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 12, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation Data-Driven Subtyping & Stratification Program LOI due: Sept. 27, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 12, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Howard Hughes Medical Institute Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program Deadline: Sept. 28, 2022, noon PT

NeuroscienceNational Ataxia Foundation Early Career Investigator Award LOI due: Sept. 28, 2022, 10 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 26, 2022, 10 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Seed Money Research Grant LOI due: Sept. 29, 2022, 10 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 10 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Awards LOI due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

November 2022

Neuroscience BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program Deadline: Nov. 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Mass Spectrometry for Atmospheric Monitoring Deadline: Nov. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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HIV/AIDS amfAR Target Grants Deadline: Rolling

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

Neuroscience  Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation Cure LGS 365 Research Grants Program Deadline: Rolling

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity Deadline: Rolling; applicant webinar on Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
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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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Audiology  soQuiet Student Research Grants for Misophonia Deadline: Rolling

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