Funding Opportunities - Limited Submissions

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

Limited Funding Opportunity

NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (FEC) - Internal Competition

Solicitation of UM Pre-Proposals for Limited Submission Opportunity
NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (FEC)

Funding Opportunity for Research in Understanding the Relationship between Genome and Phenome

Program Solicitation: NSF 18-502:

NSF MRI 2017 for 2018 News

See for news and dates related to the NSF Major Research Instrumentation limited funding opportunity competition.

NEH Summer Stipends 2018

NEH has announced the 2017 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2018. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project.

Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Awards 2017

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2016

Program:  Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) sponsors the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards to provide seed funding for research by junior faculty and catalyze competitiveness for other funding. Each award is $5,000 for one year (June 1 to May 31) and requires an institutional match of $5,000 (to provided by ORSP).

NSF ADVANCE - deadlines in 2016 and 2017

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers  (ADVANCE) 

Any and all interested in leading or contributing ideas/effort to an NSF ADVANCE proposal should contact Jason Hale at

Program Information and Solicitation:


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NSF EPSCoR RII Track 1 2017: MRC Request for Pre-Proposals

The Mississippi Research Consortium has issued a call for pre-proposals in antcipation next spring's anticipated NSF EPSCoR RII Track 1 Call for Proposals, for projects to begin late summer 2018. University of Mississippi-led FINAL pre-proposals, including those originating from the Medical Center campus in Jackson, should be submitted NLT November 18 to UM VCRSP Josh Gladden via the UM InfoReady Review Portal at  Acceptable UM/UMMC reproposals will be submitted by Dr.

NAS Gulf Research Program: Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience and Well-being in the Gulf of Mexico Region

Broad call for Scientifically Valid Research and Evidence-Based Practice projects to develop and test strategies for enhancing resilience. Think Broadly and Propose Innovative Approaches

See or

LOI and Proposal instructions:

Whiting Public Engagement Fellowships 2016 for 2017-18

This 2nd year pilot program is designed to celebrate and support humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. These fellowships aim to identify professors with a demonstrated commitment to using their intellectual expertise to reach wider audiences and to fund ambitious projects designed to have direct and significant impact on a specific public outside the academy.