For guidance on maintaining continuity of research and sponsored program activities during the COVID-19 crisis, please see ORSP’s Keep Discovering page.

Funding Opportunity

News items for funding opportunities.

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ORSP Investment Grants Pre-Proposals Due May 8, 2015

ORSP will pilot a new internal grants program (ORSP Investment Grants) to stimulate sustainable, competitive research and scholarship. Pre-proposals for the first round of awards are due May 8.

See https://www.research.olemiss.edu/IG-2015-16 for details.

NSF CAREER Solicitation and Information Session

NSF Faculty Career Early Development Program (CAREER)
NSF Program Solicitation NSF 15-555

The NSF CAREER program provides stable support at a sufficient level and duration to enable awardees to develop careers as outstanding researchers and educators who effectively integrate teaching, learning, and discovery.

Proposal Deadlines

L’Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

The L’Oreal USA For Women in Science fellowship program annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers for their outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Recipients receive up to $60,000 each for their postdoctoral research.

Eligibility:

GoMRI RFP-V

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) has released the GoMRI Request for Proposals for Individual Investigators or Small Collaborative Teams for 2016-2018. The purpose of the RFP is to select the research activities for GoMRI Years 6–8 (1 January 2016 – 31 December 2018) involving individual investigators or collaborative efforts comprising a principal investigator and up to three co-principal investigators.

William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Inequality or Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Pratice

This program provides research grants ranging from $100K to $600K over 2-3 years to support theory-building and empirical research projects on reducing inequality or the use of research evidence in policy and practice.

USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge

USAID has issued a call for short (2-7 page) expressions of interest on ideas to develop new practical and cost-effective solutions to improve infection treatment and control that can be rapidly deployed (1) to help health care workers provide better care and (2) transform our ability to combat Ebola. 2nd round submissions are due 12/1/2014, but there will be future rounds as well.

For more information, see: http://www.usaid.gov/grandchallenges/ebola.

 

 

Input Sought for Habitat and Water Quality Restoration Proposals

Solicitation of Input to State of Mississippi
in support of Mississippi’s 1st round of Bucket 2 Proposals to the RESTORE Council

for projects and programs addressing
 Habitat Conservation/Restoration or Water Quality Restoration

to be funded under the Council-Selected Ecosystem Restoration and Protection Component

Defense Threat Reduction Agency - Ebola BAA 2014-15

Defenese Threat Reduction Agancy (DTRA)
Chemical/Biological Technologies Directorate (CBTD)
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for FY1015-16
HDTRA1-15-EBOLA-BAA

The primary objective of this BAA is to support the development of near-term solutions that can assist with the current Ebola outbreak, such as therapeutic and vaccine candidates; diagnostic capabilities; modeling capabilities; and data gaps. The BAA calls for proposals in the following topics:

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