Funding Opportunity

News items for funding opportunities.

Click here for limited submission funding opportunities.


The Mississippi Based RESTORE Act Center of Excellence (MBRACE) has issued a Request for Proposals a for Competitive Research Program Awards to address critical research gaps in the north-central Gulf of Mexico related to Water Quality and/or Oyster Reefs and their Sustainability. Click here to read the RFP.

Brain Wellness Constellation (BWC) Neuroscience Summer Research Education Program

Brain Wellness Constellation (BWC)
Neuroscience Summer Research Education Program
Request for Applications (RFA)

The objective of the BWC is to realize a fuller understanding behind brain function as a result of injury, addiction, and disease. Engagement in population-based research, clinical care, education, and basic research will assist with the development of technologies and evidence-based practices that bolster prevention of and recovery from brain impairment.

SEC Faculty Travel Grants 2019-20

Faculty may apply by April 30 for funds to visit one or more other Southeastern Conference (SEC) university campuses in the 2019-20 academic year. 


See also

UM Undergraduate Research Experiences 2019

UM Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (UM-SURE) 2019:
Call for Proposals for Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs seeks applications in two tracks for UM Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (UM-SURE); also, for Undergraduate Travel Grants.

Track-1: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

Society for the Humanities Residential Fellowships 2019-20: Focal Theme Energy

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect on the 2019-20 theme of ENERGY. Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. The fellowships are held for one academic year. Each Society Fellow will receive $50,000.

Y17 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program - Applied Behavior Analysis Clinical Study Award (ABACSA)

Applications to the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP) in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism are being solicited.

The Program Announcement can be read here:

2018 McKnight Scholar Awards (Neuroscience)

Assistant Professors (neuroscientists) who have served less than four years as an independent faculty member are eligible to apply for these awards.

Finding Funding Opportunities

Serveral institutional resources are available to support faculty seeking funding opportuniities for their research, educational, or other scholarly projects.

Sloan Research Fellowships 2017 for 2018

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  

These $65,000, two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

NSF CAREER 2017: Important Dates and Resources

Priority Date for letting ORSP know of your intentions to submit (and to which directorate) in 2017. Please e-mail or contact your assigned ORSP Program Development Specialist to confirm your intentions.