OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of September 22, 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 ‖ OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: 
Provides seed funding for projects that advance health-related research, including basic laboratory science, clinical research, and public health investigations. Competitive candidates are early career investigators with salary support from their departments, who are clearly supported by their mentor(s) and proposing projects that position them NIH or other substantial funding. Successful proposals highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: 
Early career investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors 
Award: 
Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Notice of Intent form is required; submission window starts Sept. 23, 2022 and goes through Sept. 30, 2022; Application due: Dec. 9, 2022
Questions? Contact the OHSU Foundation


Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic and Software
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


NeuroscienceWarren 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, 2023
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary University of Pittsburgh Dickson Prize in Medicine
What: 
Recognizes an American biomedical researcher who has made significant, progressive contributions to medicine; nominations should be made for individuals actively engaged in innovative, paradigm-shifting biomedical research that is worthy of significant and broad attention
Who should apply: Researchers who are U.S. citizens whose careers have been building, who are at an especially productive point currently, and whose research is—or will be—so influential that it deserves major recognition now
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2022


Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI OSLER TL1 Program
What: 
Supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for professional and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical and research fellows; all research proposed must involve either clinical or translational research that involves human subjects or populations or research that has application to human health
Who should apply: Predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees at OHSU, PSU, UO or OSU who are citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence and have in their possession an Alien Registration Receipt Certificate (I-151 or I-551) or other legal verification of admission for permanent residence; further eligibility info in RFA
Award: Predoctoral stipend: $26,352; Postdoctoral stipend: Set by NIH and based on years of training completed (additional tuition, fee and insurance coverage provided for both)/up to one year with possibility for renewal for PhD graduate students and postdoctoral trainees
Deadline: Nov. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through REDCap

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: Provides seed funding for projects that advance health-related research, including basic laboratory science, clinical research, and public health investigations. Competitive candidates are early career investigators with salary support from their departments, who are clearly supported by their mentor(s) and proposing projects that position them NIH or other substantial funding. Successful proposals highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: Early career investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline:
Notice of Intent form is required; submission window starts Sept. 23, 2022 and goes through Sept. 30, 2022; Application due: Dec. 9, 2022
Questions? Contact the
OHSU Foundation

MultidisciplinaryOCTRI 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 

MultidisciplinaryOHSU Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Multidisciplinary Research Training in Pulmonary Medicine (NHLBI T32)
What: Multidisciplinary research training for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees conducting research related to pulmonary medicine
Who should apply: Any U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident trainee whose research and career trajectory are relevant to the biology and health care practices that relate to respiratory, critical care, and sleep medicine; predoctoral candidates must have passed qualifying exams
Award: Stipend support/up to two years
How to apply:
Application packets must include: NIH-formatted biosketch; career vision statement – comment on how this training opportunity would fit into overall trajectory in relation to pulmonary medicine (2-3 paragraphs); research proposal/experimental plan (1-2 pages); project narrative (2-3 sentences describing the relevance of the research to public health); and letter of support from mentor
Deadline: Sept. 28, 2022
Send questions and application to Samantha Ruimy

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 OHSU Department of Neurology BENFRA Pilot Study Funding
What: Supports pilot projects performed by trainee researchers on Botanicals Enhancing Neurological and Functional Resilience in Aging (BENFRA); awardees will work closely with the BENFRA Center at OHSU
Who should apply: Applications may be submitted by the trainee (undergraduate or graduate student, postdoctoral scholar) or the faculty member mentoring the trainee ; projects must include at least one OHSU faculty-level BENFRA investigator as Principal or Co-investigator and provide an opportunity for research training
Award: $15,000
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2022
Send applications (
application available here) to BENFRA@ohsu.edu

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

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 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OCTRI
OSLER TL1 Program
What: Supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for professional and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical and research fellows; all research proposed must involve either clinical or translational research that involves human subjects or populations or research that has application to human health
Who should apply: Predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees at OHSU, PSU, UO or OSU who are citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence and have in their possession an Alien Registration Receipt Certificate (I-151 or I-551) or other legal verification of admission for permanent residence; further eligibility info in RFA
Award: Predoctoral stipend: $26,352; Postdoctoral stipend: Set by NIH and based on years of training completed (additional tuition, fee and insurance coverage provided for both)/up to one year with possibility for renewal for PhD graduate students and postdoctoral trainees
Deadline: Nov. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through REDCap

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   

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 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
AXA Research Fund AXA Chairs
What: Supports significant advancements in the development of a research area within a host institution in line with the institution’s longterm strategy
Who should apply: Candidates should be at least 10 years from their PhD defense date to the time of application and preference will be given to institutions hiring a Chairholder from another institution; additional eligibility info in CAP posting
Award: Up 200,000€ per year/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Oct. 3, 2022, 7 a.m. PT; Expressions of interest due: Oct. 13, 2022, 7 a.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 21, 2022, 7 a.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Pediatrics NICHD Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Research Career Development Award (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding support for institutional research career development (K12) programs that support mentored research and career development experiences for scholars pursuing clinical, translational, and/or basic research in pediatric therapeutics
Who should apply: PIs should be an established investigator in the scientific area in which the application is targeted and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $1.375 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Oct. 6, 2022; Application due: Dec. 6, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
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, 2023
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Oct. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)
What: Supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs
Who should apply: Anyone who would like to acquire an expensive research instrument
Award: Up to $4 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission:
Nov. 21, 2022; Application due: Jan. 19, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers
What: Funding to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new, talented and NCI-supported independent investigators; includes (K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)(K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)
Who should apply: Mentored postdocs in cancer research with no more than two years of postdoctoral research experience; more eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $650,000 plus indirect costs/up to five years 
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Dec. 7, 2022; Application due: Feb. 28, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

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 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
University of Pittsburgh Dickson Prize in Medicine
What: Recognizes an American biomedical researcher who has made significant, progressive contributions to medicine; nominations should be made for individuals actively engaged in innovative, paradigm-shifting biomedical research that is worthy of significant and broad attention
Who should apply:
Researchers who are U.S. citizens whose careers have been building, who are at an especially productive point currently, and whose research is—or will be—so influential that it deserves major recognition now
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2022

MultidisciplinaryBioInnovation Institute & Science Prize for Innovation
What: Recognizes researchers who are asking fundamental questions at the intersection of the life sciences and entrepreneurship and scientists who can show that they have reached across field boundaries with an enthusiasm that combines 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 and must hold an M.D., Ph.D., D.V.M., Pharm.D., or combination of these degrees at the time of entry
Award: $25,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runners up
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2022

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
What: Recognizes scientists whose scientific research achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders and/or whose research constitutes a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding or ability to treat disease
Who should apply:
Physicians and scientists should nominate anyone who meets the above description; self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $500,000
Deadline: Nov. 2, 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. 

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 cancer, genomics, and chronic pain. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports collaborations between life and physical science that apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to solve biomedical problems and develop, integrate, optimize, validate, translate or accelerate adoption of promising tools, methods and techniques; see also PAR-22-243
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in bioengineering applied to biomedical problems
Award: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research that addresses scientific areas relevant to the NIAID mission including: biology and pathogenesis of infectious microbes, including HIV; host-microbe interactions; and mechanisms regulating immune system development and function across the lifespan and in response to infectious pathogens
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in areas relevant to the NIAID mission
Award: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: Application due: Jan. 11, 2023; AIDS application due: May 7, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Basic and Translational Research on Circadian Regulation of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders (R01)
What: Supports research on understanding how circadian rhythms regulate cell function and metabolism of peripheral tissues and finding new avenues for the investigation of heart, lung, and blood disease risk, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest is circadian rhythms
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: Rolling starting Jan. 25, 2023 through Jan. 7, 2028

Administrative Supplements

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Validation Studies of Analytical Methods for Dietary Supplement Constituents (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)

Administrative Supplements

Multidisciplinary NIH Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) and Other Support: Reminders

Administrative Supplements

Cancer NCI Request for Information (RFI): Seeking Input for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on Expanding the Development of the Integrated Canine Data Commons

Pediatrics NICHD Request for Information: Future Research Needs and Infrastructure Support for Newborn Screening Research

Behavioral Science OBSSR NIH Request for Information (RFI) on the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research Strategic Plan 2023-2028

Other Federal and Local Opportunities

Multidisciplinary Women in Science PDX Professional Development Scholarships
What: Scholarships to enable graduate students to enhance their career development by attending conferences, workshops, courses, or other professional development events (virtual or in-person)
Who should apply:
STEM graduate students in the Portland metropolitan area (including post-baccalaureate, Master’s, and PhD) of any historically marginalized gender (including cisgender women, transgender women, transgender men, non-binary individuals, and others)
Award: Up to $500; smaller requests may have a greater likelihood of funding
Deadline: Oct. 17, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

Private Opportunities

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants
What: Small, early-stage grants to promote growth of new connections between scholars, practitioners, educators and communicators working to understand, spread the word about and mitigate the impacts of climate change on human health
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in climate change on human health
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Rolling through August 30, 2023; most current deadline is Oct. 13, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Pharmacology Pfizer Medication Error Reduction Strategies in the Hospital Setting
What: Supports projects that will increase awareness of medication error reduction guidelines in the perioperative setting, enhance communication among pharmacy, medicine, and nursing to promote medication safety, and focus on sterile compounding and product standardization
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in medication error reduction
Award: Up to $250,000/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer American Association for Cancer Research Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
What: Supports the development and diversity of talent working in pancreatic cancer research and the career advancement of a female scientist engaged in pancreatic cancer research  
Who should apply:
Applicants must hold a faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor at the start of the grant term on July 1, 2023
Award: Up to $300,000/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 18, 2022, 10 a.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 24, 2023, 10 a.m. PT

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, intended for young researchers in their final stages of mentored training; for standard award, should be researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data but are required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 25, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Nursing American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grants
What: Supports research to address gaps in high-acuity and critical care areas of clinical research
Who should apply:
AACN members who hold a master’s degree or have completed candidacy requirements in a BSN-to-PhD or DNP program
Award: Up to $50,000/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 28, 2022

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
What: Fellowships for midcareer health professionals and behavioral/social scientists to participate in policy process at the federal level and use leadership experience to improve health equity, health care, and health policy
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are midcareer professionals from academic faculties; more eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $165,000/minimum of one year
Deadline: Reference letters due: Nov. 4, 2022, noon PT; Preliminary application due: Nov. 7, 2022, noon PT; Application due: Feb. 14, 2023, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Dermatology National Psoriasis Foundation Bridge Grants
What: Supports researchers who have submitted meritorious but unfunded K-type and R-type applications to the NIH a or similar funding body with a focus on psoriatic disease or its comorbidities; through this opportunity, NPF provides a year of additional support until additional funding can be secured
Who should apply: Investigators who have an unfunded application for either a K-type or R-type (or equivalent) award focused on psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or related comorbidities
Award: Up to $50,000 for K-type and up to $100,000 for R-type/up to one year      
Deadline: Nov. 11, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience McKnight Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award
What: Supports scientists working to apply the knowledge achieved through basic research to human brain disorders and are demonstrating a commitment to equitable and inclusive lab environments  
Who should apply:
Independent investigators at not-for-profit research institutions in the United States who hold a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or higher
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 12, 2022; Application due: April 24, 2023

Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Program
What: Funding to establish a new generation of translational and clinical researchers interested in inherited hematologic malignancy predisposition disorders with a focus on RUNX1-familial platelet disorder
Who should apply:
Faculty who are within five years of their first appointment as an assistant professor or equivalent tenure-track position and have research experience working in, and a deep understanding of, normal or malignant hematopoiesis and/or immunology
Award: Up to $180,000/three years
Deadline: Dec. 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience McKnight Scholar Awards
What: Supports exceptional young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing an independent laboratory and research career by fostering the commitment by these scientists to research careers that will have an important impact on the study of the brain  
Who should apply:
Independent investigators at not-for-profit research institutions in the United States who hold a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor and have served at that rank for less than four years at the application deadline (exceptions may be made for parental leave)
Award: Up to $225,000/up to three years
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2023

Multidisciplinary Pfizer 2022/2023 Global Cachexia ASPIRE
What: Supports projects focused on evidence generation in understanding cachexia and unintentional weight loss in cancer or heart failure
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in cachexia
Award: Up to $250,000/not listed
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Psoriasis Foundation Research Funding
What: Supports psoriatic disease research that could also answer basic questions about underlying disease mechanisms, comorbidities and public health; grants offered include early career, mental health, and translational psoriatic research
Who should apply:
Eligibility is dependent upon funding opportunity
Award: Between $5,000 and $200,000/between 10 weeks and two years
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Pfizer 2023 Growth Hormone Research
What: Supports projects that will advance the medical knowledge of short stature including projects on morbidities in growth disorders, comparative pathophysiology of daily vs long-acting growth hormone, and evaluation of adherence of daily and long-acting growth hormone treatment
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in growth hormones
Award: Up to $150,000/not listed
Deadline: Feb. 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT                                                 

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

September 2022

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research Opportunities Using Invasive Neural Recording and Stimulating Technologies in the Human Brain (U01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) Application due: Sept. 23, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Bisexual and Bisexual+ People Deadline: Open from Sept. 25, 2022 through May 8, 2025

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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, 5 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

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NICHD and NIMH Laboratory of Developmental Biology (R24 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

Mental Health NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NINDS Interdisciplinary Team Science Grant (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Transformative Brain Non-invasive Imaging Technology Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 13, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAHRQ National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) LOI due: Oct. 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 1, 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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations CCRP Initiative: Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Therapeutics Discovery and Early-Stage Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 17, 2022, 5 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

Multidisciplinary NCATS and NIMH Pilot Projects Investigating Understudied Proteins Associated with Rare Diseases (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA Policy and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Healthcare Disparities: Access, Utilization, and Quality (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) Application due: Oct. 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA and NINDS Optimization of Genome Editing Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (U01 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

November 2022

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Time-Sensitive Opportunities for Health Research (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Rolling starting Nov. 1, 2022 through Nov. 2, 2023

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 5, 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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Opioid Exposure and Effects on Placenta Function, Brain Development, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 8, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Moonshot Scholars Diversity Program (CMSDP) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Nov. 8, 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

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAAA and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Development and validation of virtual assessments to study children and caregivers in their natural environment (R01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

February 2023

MultidisciplinaryNSF Science and Technology Studies (STS) Deadline: Feb. 2, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

April 2023

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Catalyst Award for Early-Stage Investigators (ESIs) Pursuing Research on HIV Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications (DP1- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 1, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Open

MultidisciplinaryDoD Defense Medical Research and Development Program Battlefield Wound Management and Infection Research (BWMIR) Award 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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September 2022

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

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Council of Learned Societies Fellowships Deadline: Sept. 28, 2022, 6 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

MultidisciplinaryAlpha-1 Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Sept. 30, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 17, 2023

Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Core Funding Programs LOI due: Sept. 30, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Applications due: Dec. 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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Psychology American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants Deadline: Sept. 30, 2022

Gastroenterology Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Awards LOI due: Sept. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 27, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

October 2022

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant Deadline: Oct. 1, 2022

MultidisciplinarySigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Deadline: Oct. 1, 2022

NeuroscienceWhitehall Foundation Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2022; Application due: Feb. 15, 2022

Dentistry American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Foundation Access to Care Grants Deadline: Oct. 3, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants Deadline: Oct. 3, 2022

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding Opportunities LOI due: Oct. 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer Building Capacity to Address Health Disparities in the United States through Antimicrobial Stewardship Telehealth & Tele-mentoring Deadline: Oct. 6, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare Disease SATB2 Gene Foundation Board Research Grants Deadline: Oct. 10, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinarySexual Medicine Society of North America Scholars in Sexuality Research Grants Program Deadline: Oct. 10, 2022, 9:59 p.m. PT

CancerAlex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Innovation Grant LOI due: Oct. 11, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: March 15, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association 2023 Merit Award LOI due: Oct. 11, 2022, 1 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 17, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Hepatology Pfizer 2022/2023 Global NASH ASPIRE Deadline: Oct. 11, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nutrition Pfizer 2022/2023 Global Obesity ASPIRE Deadline: Oct. 11, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association 2023 Established Investigator Award LOI due: Oct. 12, 2022, 1 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 12, 2023, 1 p.m. PT

Cancer American Cancer Society Research Grants Deadline: Oct. 15, 2022

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Deadline: Oct. 15, 2022

Neuroscience Angelman Syndrome Foundation General Research Submissions Deadline: Oct. 15, 2022

Mental Health Wellcome Mental Health Award Deadline: Oct. 19, 2022, 9 a.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer Evolving Concepts in Biosimilar Optimization in Inflammatory Diseases Deadline: Oct. 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryInfectious Diseases Society of America Foundation Microbial Pathogenesis in Alzheimer’s Disease Grant Deadline: Oct. 30, 2022

Multidisciplinary National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Deadline: Oct. 31, 2022

November 2022

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Association of University Women American Fellowships Deadline: Nov. 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

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

Dermatology Dermatology Foundation Research Award Program Deadline: Nov. 1, 2022

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Association of University Women Career Development Grants Deadline: Nov. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Association of University Women International Fellowships Deadline: Nov. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Mass Spectrometry for Atmospheric Monitoring Deadline: Nov. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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December 2022

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Association of University Women Research Publication Grants in Engineering, Medicine and Science Deadline: Dec. 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships Deadline: Dec. 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Grant Deadline: Dec. 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Pulmonology American Lung Association Funding Opportunities Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

April 2023

Nursing CNA Free Training Resources Scholarship Deadline: April 2, 2023

Open

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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