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Funding Opportunities

Note: Links are not maintained. The funding opportunities shown below were published in the weekly Engineering Research Digest (past 3 months).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 18

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grants – Email of Intent Due November 6, 2017; Internal Proposal Due November 9, 2017

TAMU Dean of Faculties, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, and Undergraduate Studies

Request for Proposals: Enhancing the Design of Gateway Experiences (EDGE) (link) – Due November 1, 2017 – Selected Programs will receive up to $33,000 per year for up to three years, so long as milestones are met each year.  This grant focuses on gateway courses (high enrollment introductory courses with low A, B, C rates).

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

ASME

2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship (Energy) (link) – Applications Accepted until January 31, 2018 – ASME has a limited number of stipends of $80,000 per congressional/federal government fellow. Because the stipend is not intended to be the fellow's entire financial support, the remaining salary and other costs, including benefits, must be negotiated between the fellow and his or her employer.

2018-2019 ASME Congressional Fellowship (Bioengineering) (link) – Applications Accepted until January 31, 2018 – ASME has a limited number of stipends of $80,000 per congressional/federal government fellow. Because the stipend is not intended to be the fellow's entire financial support, the remaining salary and other costs, including benefits, must be negotiated between the fellow and his or her employer.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations (link) – Applications Due November 8, 2017 – Initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million.

DOC

NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs (link) – Due: On-going – $5,000 - $1,500,000 budget range depending on specific grant program, 240 awards last year.

DOD

DARPA Broad Agency Announcement Geospatial Cloud Analytics (GCA) (link) –Abstract Due October 26, 2017; Proposal Due December 14, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DoD USAMRMC FY18-FY22 Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research (link) – Due September 30, 2022 – The funding amount for this BAA is unspecified, and the number of awards is indeterminate and contingent upon funding availability.

DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative: Page 3 Investments Design Thrust (link) – Due November 14, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative: Page 3 Materials and Integration (link) – Due November 6, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

Medium/Heavy-Duty, On-Road Natural Gas Engine R&D (link) – Concept Papers Due November 8, 2017; Full Due January 11, 2018 – EERE anticipates making approximately 2-3 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 million.

2018 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 (link) – LOI Due October 30, 2017; Application Due December 4, 2017 – Ceiling (i.e., the maximum amount for an individual award made under this FOA): $150,000 or $225,000 for SBIR and STTR grants depending on Topic.

NIH

Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (link) – Full Due January 5, 2018 and November 27, 2018 – Estimated Number of Awards: 15 to 25 per year; Anticipated Funding Amount: $5,000,000 to $20,000,000

Dear Colleague Letter: Encouraging Participation of Cloud Computing Providers in Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding (link)

Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (link) – Full Due January 8, 2018

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (link) – Full Due November 27, 2017

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) (link) – Development and Implementation Tier Due December 12, 2017; Exploration and Design Tier Due October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2018;

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $55,000,000 for estimated 225 awards.

CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) (link) – Prelim Due November 2, 2017; Full Due Full Due January 18, 2018 – With up to 15 Institutional Infrastructure (II) awards and up to 15 Community Infrastructure (CI) awards in each competition. The majority of the II awards will be made in the $200,000 - $750,000 range, though a small number of II awards may be made in the $750,000 - $1,000,000 range. The majority of the CI awards will be made in the $500,000 - $1,000,000 range, though a very small number of CI awards may be made in the $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 range. The majority of the Community Infrastructure Planning (CI-P) awards will be made in the $50,000 - $100,000 range.

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) (link) – Full Due November 14, 2017 – Normal limits for funding requests of DRK -12 proposals are as follows: (1) Level I projects up to $450,000 with duration up to three years; (2) Level II projects up to $3,000,000 with duration up to four years; and (3) Level III projects up to $5,000,000 with duration up to five years. Synthesis proposals are up to $300,000 and two years duration. Conference proposals are up to $100,000 and one year duration.

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) (link) – Full Due November 17, 2017-December 5, 2017 (Capacity Track) – Award Ceiling: $5,000,000; Award Floor: $200,000

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) (link) – Full Proposal Window: September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018 (Check Directorate/Division information for exact dates) – PD 12-8084

AGS Solar Terrestrial Program (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-1523

AGS Magnetospheric Physics (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-5750

AGS Geospace Facilities (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 04-4202

Royal Academy of Engineering

Prince Philip Medal (link) – Due November 13, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Hydrographic Society of America (THOSA) National Scholarship (link) – Due November 15, 2017 – For 2016-2017 academic year; awards are expected to be at least: 2 year program: $3,000; 4 year program: $4,000; Graduate program: $3,500

The Hydrographic Society of America (THOSA) Houston Chapter Scholarship (link) – Due October 31, 2017 – First-year students who qualify will receive a $500 scholarship award for the first year and will be given preference in future scholarship applications from the THSOA - Houston Chapter. Second-year and higher students who qualify will receive a $1,000 (or greater) scholarship award. Second-year and higher students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 11

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grants – Email of Intent Due November 6, 2017; Internal Proposal Due November 9, 2017

TAMU Dean of Faculties, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, and Undergraduate Studies

Request for Proposals: Enhancing the Design of Gateway Experiences (EDGE) (link) – Due November 1, 2017 – Selected Programs will receive up to $33,000 per year for up to three years, so long as milestones are met each year.  This grant focuses on gateway courses (high enrollment introductory courses with low A, B, C rates).

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

DOD

Air Force Global Operational Tactical Information Technology (GOT-IT) (link) – White Papers Accepted until September 30, 2019 – Total funding for this BAA is approximately $9.5M. The anticipated funding to be obligated under this BAA is broken out by fiscal year as follows: FY16 - $2.0M; FY17 - $4.0M; FY18 - $1.5M; and FY19 - $2.0M. Individual awards will not normally exceed 24 months with dollar amounts normally ranging between $500K to $2M per year. There is also the potential to make awards at any dollar value.

DARPA Young Faculty Award (link) – Executive Summary Was Due October 2, 2017 (highly encouraged); Full Due December 4, 2017 – Each award will include a 24-month base period (a maximum of $500,000) and a 12-month option period (a maximum of $500,000). Please note: To be eligible for the DARPA YFA, the PIs can be untenured tenure-track Assistant Professors, but also tenured Associate Professors within 3 years of their tenure appointment.

DARPA Active Social Engineering Defense (ASED) (link) – Abstract Was Due September 19, 2017 (highly encouraged); Proposal Due November 9, 2017 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards under this solicitation.

Defense Intelligence Agency DIA INNOVATION Agency-Wide (link) – BAA Open until November 26, 2018, to be reviewed annually; Step I: White papers will be accepted throughout the BAA Open Period – Multiple awards are anticipated although no commitments or promises are made in this regard. It is anticipated that awards will also be made by other Agencies in addition to DIA.

ONR National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (link) – LOI for Topic 3 Due October 16, 2017 with the Full Due January 29, 2018 – Topic 1: Individual Award Amount Range: $150,000 per year; Topic 2: Individual Award Amount Range: $300,000 - $700,000 per year; Topic 3: Individual Award Amount Range: Up to $500,000 per year

DOE

Generation 3 Concentrating Solar Power Systems (Gen3CSP) (link) – Concept Paper Due November 3, 2017; Full Due January 19, 2018 – EERE expects to make $62 million of Federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making approximately 8-12 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $0.5 and $35 million.

Advanced Power Electronics Design for Solar Applications (link) – Concept Paper Due October 12, 2017; Full Due December 15, 2017 – EERE expects to make approximately $20 million of Federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making approximately 10-15 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $0.5 and $3 million.

NREL Technology Development and Innovation for Addressing Wind Wildlife Operational Challenges (link) – Stage 1 Concept Paper Due October 13, 2017; Stage 2 Proposals Due November 20, 2017 – Best Value Selection, Firm Fixed Price with Price Participation

Lemelson-MIT

$500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize (link) – Deadline for nominations is November 30, 2017

NIH

Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (SBIR) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link)– Due January 5. 2018 and September 5, 2018 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (STTR) (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link) – Due January 5. 2018 and September 5, 2018 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) (link) – Standard Due Dates: January 25, May 25, September 25 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (link) – LOI Due November 20, 2017; Application Due December 20, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year.

NIAID Research Education Program (R25) (link) – LOI Due November 6, 2017; Application Due December 6, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project and are limited to $325,000 direct costs/year for each award.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (SBIR R43/R44) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (STTR R41/R42) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (link) – Full Due January 5, 2018

Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – $15,000,000, pending availability of funds; Estimated Number of Awards: Approximately 40

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) –Due November1-15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years.

CMMI Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME) (link) – Full Due January 10-24, 2018 – PD 17-1468

CMMI Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) (link) – Full Due January 10-24, 2018 – PD 17-7569

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Realignment of the Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) Program and Change in Program Name to Humans, Disasters and the Built Environment (HDBE) (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Realignment of the Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Engineering Design and Systems Engineering (EDSE) Program which Merges and Replaces the Engineering and Systems Design (ESD), System Science (SYS), and Design of Engineering Material Systems (DEMS) Programs (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Program which is Replacing the Engineering for Natural Hazard (ENH), Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM), and Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) Programs (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Implementation of “No-Deadline,” Full-proposal Submission Process for Most Programs in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (link)

NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research (FoMR) (link) – Full Due January 12, 2018 – Approximately 6 awards are anticipated, each up to $500,000 and up to 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Full Due December 4, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $9,000,000 (estimated 40 awards pending the availability of funds) for STTR Phase I.

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) (link) – Full Due December 4, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $33,750,000 (estimated 150 awards pending the availability of funds) for SBIR Phase I.

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (link) – Full Due for Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Activity: November 3, 2017; Full Due for New and Renewal LSAMP Pre-Alliance Planning, Bridge to the Baccalaureate (B2B), STEM Pathways Implementation-Only Projects: November 17, 2017; Full Due for STEM pathways and Research Alliances: January 26, 2018; Full Due for Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation: January 26, 2018 – Award Ceiling: $4,500,000

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Approximately $55,000,000 pending availability of funds. Average award sizes vary greatly among Programs since they may fund different proportions of standard vs. continuing grants.

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years. 

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information on Mid-scale Research Infrastructure (link) – Responses Via Online Questionnaire Due December 8, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Facebook Fellowship Program (link) – Application Closes October 31, 2017 – Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year, and up to $5,000 in conference travel support.

Griffiss Institute 2018 Summer Internship Program (link) –Cycle will open November 2017 – This is a paid summer internship opportunity for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university at the freshman level through PhD level (U.S. CITIZENS ONLY) to work on-site with AFRL researchers on a wide variety of research projects.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine NRC Research Associateships Programs (RAP) (link) – Online Application Opens September 1 with Application Deadline of November 1; Online Application Opens December 1 with Application Deadline of February 1

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – OCTOBER 4

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grants – Email of Intent Due November 6, 2017; Internal Proposal Due November 9, 2017

TAMU Dean of Faculties, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, and Undergraduate Studies

Request for Proposals: Enhancing the Design of Gateway Experiences (EDGE) (link) – Due November 1, 2017 – Selected Programs will receive up to $33,000 per year for up to three years, so long as milestones are met each year.  This grant focuses on gateway courses (high enrollment introductory courses with low A, B, C rates).

Center for Translational Environmental Health Research – See the September 27 edition of Engineering Research Digest for more information (/media/567696/eng-research-digest-sept-27-2017.pdf).

Request for Special Opportunity Pilot Project Applications: Hurricane Harvey Round 6: 2017/8 Funding – Full Due October 6, 2017 – The maximum budget for Pilot Projects is $50,000; CTEHR will make up to $200,000 available. No salary support for the PI is allowed.

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

DOD

ONR FY18 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology Synopsis 1 (link) – Due September 28, 2018 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.

AFOSR Dynamically and Controllably Reconfigurable Antennas through Physical Deformation Processes (link) – Due December 15, 2017 – Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,800,000

DoD Medical Simulation and Information Sciences, Toward A Next-Generation Trauma Care Capability: Foundational Research for Autonomous, Unmanned, and Robotics Development of Medical Technologies (FORwARD) Award Synopsis 1 (link) – Pre-Application Due November 20, 2017; Application Due February 5, 2018 – The anticipated total costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $1.3M.

AFOSR CENTER OF EXCELLENCE: Efficient and Robust Machine Learning (ERML) (link) – White Papers Due October 30, 2017; Proposals Due November 30, 2017 – The total anticipated amount for the award is $4M. Each of the three (3) years base is anticipated to be funded at $1M each and $500K each for option years. All funding projections are based on availability of funds.

DoD USAMRMC FY18-FY22 Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research (link) – Due September 30, 2022 – The funding amount for this BAA is unspecified, and the number of awards is indeterminate and contingent upon funding availability.

AFRL FY 2018 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Applications Open September 1 - November 30, 2017 – The levels for the FY 2017 U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty are as follows: Assistant Professor: $1,500/weekly, Associate Professor: $1,700/weekly, Professor: $1,900/weekly (U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty participants have the opportunity to bring a graduate student with them.)

DARPA I2O Office‐wide BAA (link) – Abstract Due July 12, 2018; Proposal Due August 31, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Abstracts May Be Submitted on Rolling Basis until August 10, 2018; Proposals May Be Submitted on Rolling Basis until September 13, 2018 – This BAA is primarily, but not solely, intended for early stage research (studies) that may lead to larger, focused, MTO programs in the future. Studies are defined as single phase efforts of short duration (< 12 months) costing less than $1,000,000.

DARPA DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Executive Summary Due April 26, 2018; Abstract Due May 10, 2018; Full Due June 11, 2018 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards. The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Innovative Systems for Military Missions (link) – Due June 12, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds. In general, initial awards are anticipated to be for less than $1 million and less than 18 months duration, although options that follow the base effort may also be proposed.

DOE

Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilots (link) – Due November 2, 2017 – Phase I: The maximum individual award value will be $1,000,000; Phase II: The maximum individual award value will be $3,000,000; Phase III: The maximum individual award value will be $80,000,000.

Solar Desalination (link) – Concept Papers Due December 4, 2017; Full Due March 16, 2018 – EERE anticipates making approximately 7 to 10 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $0.5 million and $5 million.

IARPA

Proteos (link) – Due November 13, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

Finding Engineering-Linked Indicators (FELIX) (link) –Due October 16, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

2017 NASA HERO NRA (link) – Due July 30, 2018 – Awards generally range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of scientific hardware).

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Due Date; Proposal Due December 7, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $4 million to fund 3-7 awards. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NIBIB Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets may not exceed $275,000 direct costs over a maximum two-year funding period. No more than $200,000 in direct costs may be requested in any single year.

NSF

Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 18, 2018 – Approximately 13-16 awards are anticipated, each up to $750,000 total and up to 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.

Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP HI) (link) – LOI Due December 15, 2017; Due February 5-20, 2018 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $6,500,000 to $7,500,000 for 4 to 7 awards each year.

Dear Colleague Letter: Discovery Research PreK-12: Advancing STEM+Computing (link)

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 (medium projects); October 20, 2017 (frontier projects); November 15, 2017 (small projects); December 13, 2017 (cybersecurity education projects)

Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 14, 2019 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000; Up to this amount will be initially available for this activity in FY 2020, subject to availability of funds and quality of proposals. Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.

Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) (link) – Proposal accepted anytime with an I-Corps Cognizant Program Officer’s invitation. – Anticipated Funding Amount $12,750,000

USDA

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program (link) – Due October 31, 2017 –Anticipated Amount Available $3,100,000

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

NIH Request for Information (RFI): Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine (link) – Responses Due November 1, 2017

Air Force Assured and Trusted Microelectronics Solutions (ATMS) (link) – Notice of Contract Action (NOCA). This announcement does not request any white papers or proposals at this time. The following topic is an anticipated requirement for AFRL/RY. An Open BAA requesting white papers for this topic is anticipated to be published in the October 2017 timeframe.

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity for High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program (HPC4Mfg) (link)

DOE Notice of Intent – Energy Efficiency R&D for Fluid Power Off-Road Vehicles (link

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Activation Energy Cyclotron Road Cohort 4 (link) – Applications Due October 31 – A two year fellowship: Includes a personal living stipend ranging from $80,000 to $110,000/year depending on experience, along with full individual health insurance, and up to $20,000/year travel allowance.

AFCEA Iraq/Afghanistan War Veterans Scholarship (link) – Application Due November 15, 2017 – Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations (years 2004-present) who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four year college or university in the U.S.

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships (link) – Applications Due November 30, 2017 – US$5,000 each. Funded by the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.

AFRL FY 2018 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Applications Open September 1 - November 30, 2017 – The levels for the FY 2017 U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program graduate students are as follows: Currently pursuing a master's degree: $884/weekly, Currently pursuing a Ph.D.: $1,175/weekly (U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty participants have the opportunity to bring a graduate student with them.)

AFCEA ROTC Scholarships (link) – Applications open November 2017; Due February 22, 2018 – The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to an Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC fulltime sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA or above (with the exception of Medal of Honor and Distinguished Achievement scholarship program).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 27

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due October 3, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 10, 2017

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

Limited Submission The Greenwall Foundation Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics – Email of Intent Due October 2, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 6, 2017

Limited Submission Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grants – Email of Intent Due November 6, 2017; Internal Proposal Due November 9, 2017

TAMU Dean of Faculties, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology Services, and Undergraduate Studies

Request for Proposals: Enhancing the Design of Gateway Experiences (EDGE) (link) – Due November 1, 2017 – Selected Programs will receive up to $33,000 per year for up to three years, so long as milestones are met each year.  This grant focuses on gateway courses (high enrollment introductory courses with low A, B, C rates).

Center for Translational Environmental Health Research

Request for Special Opportunity Pilot Project Applications: Hurricane Harvey Round 6: 2017/8 Funding – Full Due October 6, 2017 – The maximum budget for Pilot Projects is $50,000; CTEHR will make up to $200,000 available. No salary support for the PI is allowed.

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) –Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

Brain Research Foundation

Limited Submission Fay/Frank Seed Grants (link) – LOI Due January 8, 2018; Invited Proposals Due March 28, 2018 – Each total grant is limited to $80,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period.

DOD

Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) Broad Agency Announcement for FY17 (link) – Full Due October 31, 2017 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.

DOE

FY 2017 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program (link) – Due December 8, 2017 – It is anticipated that approximately $400 million will be available for DOE Office of Science new, renewal, continuing, and supplemental grant and cooperative agreement awards under this and other, more targeted FOAs in FY 2017, subject to the availability of FY 2017 appropriated funds.

Office of Science High-Energy-Density Laboratory Plasma Science (link) – LOI Due October 1, 2017; Application Due November 15, 2017 – It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $50,000 per year to $500,000 per year, typically less than $300,000 per year, with a median award size between $200,000 per year and $250,000 per year.  

ARPA-E Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Mod 2 (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2017 – ARPA-E expects that approximately $7.5 will be available for new awards through FY17 (September 30, 2017), subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

The Greenwall Foundation

Limited Submission Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics (link) – LOI Due November 1, 2017; Invited Full Proposals Due January 15, 2018 – The Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics is a career development award to enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research.  Each year around three Greenwall Faculty Scholars are selected to receive 50 percent salary support for three years to enable them to develop their research program.

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research BAA (link) – Due May 2, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

Microsoft

Microsoft Azure for Research Award: South BD Hub (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – Awarding cloud credits for research

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Tools to target, identify and characterize non-neuronal cells in the brain (R01Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Application Due February 1, 2018 and October 4, 2018 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $8M to fund 10 awards. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Population-Based Model Organism Research for G x E Exploration in Complex Disease Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link) – LOI Due December 31, 2017; Application Due February 1, 2018 – NIEHS intends to commit $4 million in FY 2019 to fund approximately 6 awards.  Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations. Application budgets are limited to $499,999.00 Direct Costs.

NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Dynamic Neuroimmune Interactions in the Transition from Normal CNS Function to Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due November 7, 2017; Application Due December 7, 2017 – The NIH Blueprint Institutes intend to commit $4.3 million in total costs for FY 2018 to fund 7-9 awards. Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The budgets are limited to $400,000 direct costs annually.

Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 12, 2017; Application Due January 12, 2017 – NIAID intends to commit $16 million in FY 2019 to fund 15-20 awards. Recommended budget for direct costs of up to $750,000 per year may be requested. Applicants may also request up to an additional $300,000 in the first year of the award for major equipment to ensure that research objectives can be met and biohazards can be contained, totaling $1,050,000 direct costs for Year 1 only.

BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application; Application Due December 7, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $2 million to fund 4-6 awards. Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) (link) – Full Due January 29, 2018 – Awards are anticipated to be $300,000 to $700,000 per year for up to 6 years pending the availability of funds and receipt of competitive proposals.

Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All (link) – Full Due January 18, 2018

Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) (link) – Full Due January 9, 2018 – Approximately $10,000,000 will be made available in FY 2018 to support up to 15-25 awards with durations of 2-4 years and up to $1,000,000 per award.

Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (link) – Full Due January 8, 2018 – Each project will be funded for a duration of 2 to 3 years and up to a total funding amount of $750,000.

CMMI Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) (link) – Full Due January 10-24, 2018 – PD 17-073Y

CMMI Engineering Design and System Engineering (EDSE) (link) – Full Due January 10-24, 2018 – PD 17-072Y

Dear Colleague Letter: Opportunity for Active EFRI and ERC Awardees to Apply for Supplemental Funding through the Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) Program (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Program which is Replacing the Engineering for Natural Hazard (ENH), Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM), and Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) Programs (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Realignment of the Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE) Program and Change in Program Name to Humans, Disasters and the Built Environment (HDBE) (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Realignment of the Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Engineering Design and Systems Engineering (EDSE) Program which Merges and Replaces the Engineering and Systems Design (ESD), System Science (SYS), and Design of Engineering Material Systems (DEMS) Programs (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Advancing Frontiers in Seafloor Science and Engineering Research (link)

Research Coordination Networks (RCN) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Anticipated Funding Amount: $7,500,000 to $12,500,000

Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES): NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub (link)– Full Due November 27, 2017 – In FY 2018, approximately $2.5 million is available to fund the first year of a Cooperative Agreement that is expected to provide up to $10.5 million support for the NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub over a five-year period of performance.

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Full Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) (link) – Full Due December 12, 2017 (Development and Implementation Tier for Engaged Student Learning & Institution and Community Transformation); Submission Window Dates: October 1, 2017 - October 1, 2018 (Exploration and Design Tier for Engaged Student Learning & Institution and Community Transformation) – Engaged Student Learning: Up to $300K, for up to 3 years (Exploration and Design); Level 1: Up to $600K, for up to 3 years Level 2: $601K-$2M, for up to 5 years (Development and Implementation) and Institutional and Community Transformation: Up to $300K, for up to 3 years (Exploration and Design); Up to $3M, for up to 5 years (Development and Implementation)

Japan-US Network Opportunity (JUNO2)R&D for Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities (link) – Full Due November 30, 2017 – Each award may be up to $450,000 over three years, and will be made to US organizations, pending availability of funds.

CBET Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) (link) – Full Due October 1 - October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5345

CBET Environmental Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-7643

CBET Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5342

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

Air Force Assured and Trusted Microelectronics Solutions (ATMS) (link) – Notice of Contract Action (NOCA). This announcement does not request any white papers or proposals at this time. The following topic is an anticipated requirement for AFRL/RY. An Open BAA requesting white papers for this topic is anticipated to be published in the October 2017 timeframe.

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program (link) – Applications Due November 16, 2017 – A monthly stipend of up to $3,000/month for general living expenses; reimbursement of inbound/outbound traveling expenses to/from the host DOE laboratory/facility of up to $2,000.

IEEE Graduate Fellowships: Microwave Engineering for Medical Applications Fellowship (Graduate Fellowship Program for Medical Applications) (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – $6,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 20

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due October 3, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 10, 2017

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Research Development Fund (link) – Fall 2017 Deadlines Extended: Cover Page Summary Due September 22, 2017; Full Due October 23, 2017; Spring 2018 Deadlines: Cover Page Due February 2018; Full Due March 2018

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) –Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations (link) – Applications Due November 8, 2017 – Initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million.

Department of Homeland Security

Nuclear Forensics Research Award (link)

DOC

NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs (link) – Due: On-going – $5,000 - $1,500,000 budget range depending on specific grant program, 240 awards last year.

DOD

DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative: Page 3 Investments Architectures Thrust (link) – Abstract Due October 11, 2017; Proposal Due December 4, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative: Page 3 Investments Design Thrust (link) – Due November 14, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative: Page 3 Materials and Integration (link) – Due November 6, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) (link) – Due October 1, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Radio Frequency Machine Learning Systems (RFMLS) (link) – Due October 10, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Biological Technologies Office Open BAA (link) – Proposal Abstracts and Full Proposals will be submitted on a rolling basis until April 26, 2018 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NIH

Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2017 (See new dates in NOT-MH-16-026) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (link) – Full Due January 8, 2018

Dear Colleague Letter: CMMI to Extend Deadlines in Response to Recent Hurricanes (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Irma (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Seeking Community Input for Topic Ideas to Accelerate Research Through International Network-to-Network Collaboration (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Excellence in Research Program (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Research on Methodologies for STEM Education (link)

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (link) – Full Due November 27, 2017

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) (link) – Development and Implementation Tier Due December 12, 2017; Exploration and Design Tier Due October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2018;

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $55,000,000 for estimated 225 awards.

CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) (link) – Prelim Due November 2, 2017; Full Due Full Due January 18, 2018 – With up to 15 Institutional Infrastructure (II) awards and up to 15 Community Infrastructure (CI) awards in each competition. The majority of the II awards will be made in the $200,000 - $750,000 range, though a small number of II awards may be made in the $750,000 - $1,000,000 range. The majority of the CI awards will be made in the $500,000 - $1,000,000 range, though a very small number of CI awards may be made in the $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 range. The majority of the Community Infrastructure Planning (CI-P) awards will be made in the $50,000 - $100,000 range.

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) (link) – Full Due November 14, 2017 – Normal limits for funding requests of DRK -12 proposals are as follows: (1) Level I projects up to $450,000 with duration up to three years; (2) Level II projects up to $3,000,000 with duration up to four years; and (3) Level III projects up to $5,000,000 with duration up to five years. Synthesis proposals are up to $300,000 and two years duration. Conference proposals are up to $100,000 and one year duration.

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) (link) – Full Due November 17, 2017-December 5, 2017 (Capacity Track) – Award Ceiling: $5,000,000; Award Floor: $200,000

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) (link) – Full Proposal Window: September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018 (Check Directorate/Division information for exact dates) – PD 12-8084

AGS Solar Terrestrial Program (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-1523

AGS Magnetospheric Physics (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-5750

AGS Geospace Facilities (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 04-4202

Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) (link) – Full Due October 18, 2017

Centers for Chemical Innovation (link) – Full Due October 11, 2017 – Total Program Funding: $9,400,000, Award Floor: $4,000,000

Royal Academy of Engineering

Prince Philip Medal (link) – Due November 13, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Facebook Fellowship Program (link) – Application Closes October 31, 2017 – Two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year, and up to $5,000 in conference travel support

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (AMST) 2018 Fellowship Award (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – Up to five $20,000 grants

DOE Innovation Crossroads Cohort 2 (link)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 13

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due October 3, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 10, 2017

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Research Development Fund (link) – Fall 2017 Deadlines Extended: Cover Page Summary Due September 22, 2017; Full Due October 23, 2017; Spring 2018 Deadlines: Cover Page Due February 2018; Full Due March 2018

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

DOD

DARPA Young Faculty Award (link) – Executive Summary Due October 2, 2017; Full Due December 4, 2017 –  Each award will include a 24-month base period (a maximum of $500,000) and a 12-month option period (a maximum of $500,000). Please note: To be eligible for the DARPA YFA, the PIs can be untenured tenure-track Assistant Professors, but also tenured Associate Professors within 3 years of their tenure appointment.

Silicon Carbide High-Voltage Power Switches (link) – Applicants are to submit proposals in accordance with the submission instructions under BAA W911NF-17-S-0003, Section II.D, no later than 6 October 2017. – The total amount for all awards is anticipated to be approximately $2,000,000.00 per year for up to three years subject to available funds.

Silicon Carbide Advanced Packaging of Power Semiconductors II (link) – In order to be eligible for a cooperative agreement under this program, applicants must submit proposals in accordance with the submission instructions under BAA W911NF-17-S-0003, Section II.D no later than 6 October 2017. – The total amount for all awards is anticipated to be approximately $2,500,000.00 per year for up to three years subject to available funds.

DARPA Active Social Engineering Defense (ASED) (link) – Abstract Due September 19, 2017; Proposal Due November 9, 2017 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards under this solicitation.

NSWC – Crane Time-Varying Nuclear Decay Parameters (link) – Full Due October 6, 2017 – Estimated Award: $80,000. The Government may make multiple awards. The amount of resources made available to this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

Defense Intelligence Agency DIA INNOVATION Agency-Wide (link) – BAA Open until November 26, 2018, to be reviewed annually; Step I: White papers will be accepted throughout the BAA Open Period – Multiple awards are anticipated although no commitments or promises are made in this regard. It is anticipated that awards will also be made by other Agencies in addition to DIA.

ONR National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (link) – LOI for Topic 3 Due October 16, 2017 with the Full Due January 29, 2018 – Topic 1: Individual Award Amount Range: $150,000 per year; Topic 2: Individual Award Amount Range: $300,000 - $700,000 per year; Topic 3: Individual Award Amount Range: Up to $500,000 per year

DOE

Generation 3 Concentrating Solar Power Systems (Gen3CSP) (link) – Concept Paper Due November 3, 2017; Full Due January 19, 2018 – EERE expects to make $62 million of Federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making approximately 8-12 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $0.5 and $35 million.

Advanced Power Electronics Design for Solar Applications (link) – Concept Paper Due October 12, 2017; Full Due December 15, 2017 – EERE expects to make approximately $20 million of Federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making approximately 10-15 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual awards may vary between $0.5 and $3 million.

NREL Technology Development and Innovation for Addressing Wind Wildlife Operational Challenges (link) – Stage 1 Concept Paper Due October 13, 2017; Stage 2 Proposals Due November 20, 2017 – Best Value Selection, Firm Fixed Price with Price Participation

Griffiss Institute

Visiting Faculty (link) – Faculty are selected through national competitions by proposing research tasks in response to research topics that are posted on two websites and nationally distributed to U.S. academic institutions. Accepted faculty may have the option to sponsor one or more graduate students from their university to assist them in their research.

NASA

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

NIAID Research Education Program (R25) (link) – LOI Due November 6, 2017; Application Due December 6, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project and are limited to $325,000 direct costs/year for each award.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (SBIR R43/R44) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (STTR R41/R42) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research (FoMR) (link) – Full Due January 12, 2018 – Approximately 6 awards are anticipated, each up to $500,000 and up to 3 years in duration, subject to the availability of funds and quality of proposals received.

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR) (link) – Full Due December 4, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $9,000,000 (estimated 40 awards pending the availability of funds) for STTR Phase I.

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR) (link) – Full Due December 4, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $33,750,000 (estimated 150 awards pending the availability of funds) for SBIR Phase I.

Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2018 (EFRI 2018):Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo) (link) – LOI Due September 29, 2017; Prelim Due October 25, 2017; Full Due February 23, 2018 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $26,000,000

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (link) – Full Due for Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Activity: November 3, 2017; Full Due for New and Renewal LSAMP Pre-Alliance Planning, Bridge to the Baccalaureate (B2B), STEM Pathways Implementation-Only Projects: November 17, 2017; Full Due for STEM pathways and Research Alliances: January 26, 2018; Full Due for Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation: January 26, 2018 – Award Ceiling: $4,500,000

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Approximately $55,000,000 pending availability of funds. Average award sizes vary greatly among Programs since they may fund different proportions of standard vs. continuing grants.

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.

Advanced Technological Education (ATE) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $59,000,000

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Office Batteries and Electrification to Enable Extreme Fast Charging Funding Opportunity Announcement (link)

DOE RFI: Solar Energy Technology Analysis & Data Needs (link) – Responses Due October 6, 2017

DOE Solar Desalination Notice of Intent (link)

IARPA Rapid Detection Nucleic Acid Signatures (RaDNAS) RFI (link) – Responses Due September 22, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOE/Argonne National Laboratory 2017 Chain Reaction Innovations (2-year postdoctoral research program) (link) – Informational webinar and Q&A on September 13, 2017 at 12 noon CST.

Griffiss Institute 2018 Summer Internship Program (link) –Cycle will open November 2017 – This is a paid summer internship opportunity for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university at the freshman level through PhD level (U.S. CITIZENS ONLY) to work on-site with AFRL researchers on a wide variety of research projects.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine NRC Research Associateships Programs (RAP) (link) – Online Application Opens September 1 with Application Deadline of November 1; Online Application Opens December 1 with Application Deadline of February 1

Sandia’s Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Division Interns for Security, Arms Control, and Force Protection Engineering (iSAFE) (link) – See iSAFE Openings.

IEEE Upsilon Pi Epsilon Student Award for Academic Excellence (link) – Due October 31, 2017 – Up to four awards of $1,000 each are given each year to competition winners.

IEEE Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship Best Student Paper Contest (link) – Due October 31, 2017 – One award of $500 is given each year to the first place winner.

The Hydrographic Society of America (THOSA) Houston Chapter Scholarship (link) – Due October 31, 2017 – First-year students who qualify will receive a $500 scholarship award for the first year and will be given preference in future scholarship applications from the THSOA - Houston Chapter. Second-year and higher students who qualify will receive a $1,000 (or greater) scholarship award. Second-year and higher students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

DOE SunShot Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (link) – Applications accepted on rolling basis with two annual review dates: January 15 and June 15 – Stipend, travel allowance, health insurance supplement

SME Foundation J.H. Fletcher & Co. Engineering Scholarship Fund (link) – Applications Due October 15, 2017 – The McIntosh Engineering Scholarship is a renewable scholarship with total potential funding of $12,000 per student: $5,000 for junior year and, subject to renewal approval, an additional $7,000 for senior year.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – SEPTEMBER 6

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due October 3, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 10, 2017

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Informational Meeting September 6, 2017; Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

Amazon

Amazon Research Awards (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – A proposed budget not exceeding $80,000 in cash and $20,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) promotional credits.

DOD

AFRL FY 2018 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Applications Open September 1 - November 30, 2017 – The levels for the FY 2017 U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty are as follows: Assistant Professor: $1,500/weekly, Associate Professor: $1,700/weekly, Professor: $1,900/weekly (U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty participants have the opportunity to bring a graduate student with them.)

DARPA I2O Office‐wide BAA (link) – Abstract Due July 12, 2018; Proposal Due August 31, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Abstracts May Be Submitted on Rolling Basis until August 10, 2018; Proposals May Be Submitted on Rolling Basis until September 13, 2018 – This BAA is primarily, but not solely, intended for early stage research (studies) that may lead to larger, focused, MTO programs in the future. Studies are defined as single phase efforts of short duration (< 12 months) costing less than $1,000,000.

DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Commercial Performer Program Announcement (link) – Due October 4, 2017 – Award(s) will be made to proposers whose ideas are determined to be the most advantageous to the Government, all factors considered, including the availability of funding for the effort.

FY2018 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – Proposed research should be structured to have a three (3) year period of performance beginning 01 June 2018. It is anticipated that individual awards will be up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years (with the possibility of greater support for equipment and/or to support additional, collaborative research with a Navy laboratory). The $170,000 limit includes all funds paid to the university, including all indirect costs.

DARPA DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Executive Summary Due April 26, 2018; Abstract Due May 10, 2018; Full Due June 11, 2018 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards. The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Innovative Systems for Military Missions (link) – Due June 12, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds. In general, initial awards are anticipated to be for less than $1 million and less than 18 months duration, although options that follow the base effort may also be proposed.

IARPA

Finding Engineering-Linked Indicators (FELIX) (link) –Due October 16, 2017

Ithildin (link) – Due October 6, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

2017 NASA HERO NRA (link) – Due July 30, 2018 – Awards generally range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of scientific hardware).

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Due Date; Proposal Due December 7, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $4 million to fund 3-7 awards. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NIBIB Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets may not exceed $275,000 direct costs over a maximum two-year funding period. No more than $200,000 in direct costs may be requested in any single year.

NSF

Dear Colleague Letter: NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Harvey (link) – Proposals may be submitted at any time. To be considered for Fiscal Year 2017 funding, proposals must be received by submitter's local time of 5 p.m. on September 13, 2017.

EEC Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2017 – PD 17-1340

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 (medium projects); October 20, 2017 (frontier projects); November 15, 2017 (small projects); December 13, 2017 (cybersecurity education projects)

Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 14, 2019 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000; Up to this amount will be initially available for this activity in FY 2020, subject to availability of funds and quality of proposals. Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.

Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) (link) – Proposal accepted anytime with an I-Corps Cognizant Program Officer’s invitation. – Anticipated Funding Amount $12,750,000

CBET Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1407

CBET Process Separations (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1417

USDA

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program (link) – Due October 31, 2017 –Anticipated Amount Available $3,100,000

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase I (link) – Due October 5, 2017 – Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. 

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

Request for Information: DARPA Living Sensors (link) – Responses Due September 20, 2017 

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

AFRL FY 2018 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (link) – Applications Open September 1 - November 30, 2017 – The levels for the FY 2017 U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program graduate students are as follows: Currently pursuing a master's degree: $884/weekly, Currently pursuing a Ph.D.: $1,175/weekly (U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program faculty participants have the opportunity to bring a graduate student with them.)

AFCEA ROTC Scholarships (link) – Applications open November 2017; Due February 22, 2018 – The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to an Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC fulltime sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA or above (with the exception of Medal of Honor and Distinguished Achievement scholarship program).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 30

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards – Email of Intent Due October 3, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 10, 2017

Limited Submission Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Core Facilities Support Awards – Email of Intent Due October 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due October 17, 2017

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Informational Meeting September 6, 2017; Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Limited Submission High-Impact/High-Risk Research Awards (link) – Due January 31, 2018 – Please also refer to the Instructions for Applicants document, which will be posted October 18, 2017.

Limited Submission Core Facilities Support Awards (link) – Due January 31, 2018 – Applicants may request a maximum of $3,000,000 in total costs for the first 2 years and up to $1,000,000 in total costs for each subsequent year.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) (link) –Due September 7, 2017 – Award Ceiling: $950,000; Award Floor: $125,000

DOD

Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) Broad Agency Announcement for FY17 (link) – Full Due October 31, 2017 – The funded amount and period of performance of each proposal selected for award may vary depending on the research area and the technical approach to be pursued by the offeror selected.

DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s New Investigator Research Award (link) – Pre-Applications Due September 6, 2017; Applications Due September 20, 2017 – The anticipated direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance for an FY17 PRARP NIRA will not exceed $225,000.

DOE

Office of Science High-Energy-Density Laboratory Plasma Science (link) –LOI Due October 1, 2017; Application Due November 15, 2017 – It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $50,000 per year to $500,000 per year, typically less than $300,000 per year, with a median award size between $200,000 per year and $250,000 per year.  

ARPA-E Innovative Natural-Gas Technologies for Efficiency Gain in Reliable and Affordable Thermochemical Electricity-Generation (INTEGRATE) Mod 01 (link) –Concept Paper Due September 11, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $4 million for Phase I. Combined Phase I and II awards are limited to $12 million.

ARPA-E Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Mod 2 (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2017 – ARPA-E expects that approximately $7.5 will be available for new awards through FY17 (September 30, 2017), subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research BAA (link) – Due May 2, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

Microsoft

Microsoft Azure for Research Award: South BD Hub (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – Awarding cloud credits for research

NASA

ROSES 2017: New (Early Career) Investigator Program in Earth Science Synopsis 3 (A.36) (link) – Step 2 Due September 28, 2017 – The NIP awards are typically three years in duration. The award amount for each is judged according to the scope of the proposed work and the overall competition. Salary for up to three months per year of PI time is allowable.

ROSES 2017: Discovery Data Analysis Program Synopsis 2 (C.11) (link) – Step 1 Due September 21, 2017; Step 2 Due November 21, 2017 – Expected program budget for first year of new awards: Approx. $1,500,000

NIH

NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Dynamic Neuroimmune Interactions in the Transition from Normal CNS Function to Disorders (R01) (link) – LOI Due November 7, 2017; Application Due December 7, 2017 – The NIH Blueprint Institutes intend to commit $4.3 million in total costs for FY 2018 to fund 7-9 awards. Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The budgets are limited to $400,000 direct costs annually.

Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01) (link) – LOI Due December 12, 2017; Application Due January 12, 2017 – NIAID intends to commit $16 million in FY 2019 to fund 15-20 awards. Recommended budget for direct costs of up to $750,000 per year may be requested. Applicants may also request up to an additional $300,000 in the first year of the award for major equipment to ensure that research objectives can be met and biohazards can be contained, totaling $1,050,000 direct costs for Year 1 only.

BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior to Application; Application Due December 7, 2017 – Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $2 million to fund 4-6 awards. Application budgets are limited to $300,000 in direct costs in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Research Coordination Networks (RCN) (link) – Full Proposals Accepted Anytime – Anticipated Funding Amount: $7,500,000 to $12,500,000

Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES): NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub (link)– Full Due November 27, 2017 – In FY 2018, approximately $2.5 million is available to fund the first year of a Cooperative Agreement that is expected to provide up to $10.5 million support for the NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub over a five-year period of performance.

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Full Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) (link) – Full Due December 12, 2017 (Development and Implementation Tier for Engaged Student Learning & Institution and Community Transformation); Submission Window Dates: October 1, 2017 - October 1, 2018 (Exploration and Design Tier for Engaged Student Learning & Institution and Community Transformation) – Engaged Student Learning: Up to $300K, for up to 3 years (Exploration and Design); Level 1: Up to $600K, for up to 3 years Level 2: $601K-$2M, for up to 5 years (Development and Implementation) and Institutional and Community Transformation: Up to $300K, for up to 3 years (Exploration and Design); Up to $3M, for up to 5 years (Development and Implementation)

Dear Colleague Letter: Life STEM (link)

Japan-US Network Opportunity (JUNO2)R&D for Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities (link) – Full Due November 30, 2017 – Each award may be up to $450,000 over three years, and will be made to US organizations, pending availability of funds.

CBET Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) (link) – Full Due October 1 - October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5345

CBET Environmental Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-7643

CBET Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5342

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) –Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.

Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.

Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; and Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years.

USDA

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Regional Host Institution (link) – Due September 28, 2017 – Up to $1,100,000 

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program (link) – Applications Due November 16, 2017 – A monthly stipend of up to $3,000/month for general living expenses; reimbursement of inbound/outbound traveling expenses to/from the host DOE laboratory/facility of up to $2,000.

IEEE Graduate Fellowships: Microwave Engineering for Medical Applications Fellowship (Graduate Fellowship Program for Medical Applications) (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – $6,000

EERE Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities (link) – Several are listed on this page including links to other agencies.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 23

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Informational Meeting September 6, 2017; Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowships (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – $65,000 fellowships awarded annually to exceptional junior faculty in the fields of: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics

DOC

NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs (link) – Due: On-going – $5,000 - $1,500,000 budget range depending on specific grant program, 240 awards last year.

DOD

DARPA Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) (link) – Due October 1, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Radio Frequency Machine Learning Systems (RFMLS) (link) – Due October 10, 2017 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DARPA Biological Technologies Office Open BAA (link) – Proposal Abstracts and Full Proposals will be submitted on a rolling basis until April 26, 2018 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

DOE

H2@Scale CRADA Call (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – FCTO anticipates making multiple awards, subject to the availability of funding, and the project selections will continue to be announced until all funds are allocated. Proposals submitted with a higher degree of funds-in allocations will have a greater likelihood of being considered for funding. No adjustments are expected for the estimated total DOE funding available for this call (approximately $6,000,000), but adjustments may be made in the total project value (about $12,000,000) depending upon the ratio of industry to university, nonprofit, or government projects that are selected.

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2017 (See new dates in NOT-MH-16-026) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (link) – Full Due November 27, 2017

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) (link) – Development and Implementation Tier Due December 12, 2017; Exploration and Design Tier Due October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2018

Dear Colleague Letter: Special Guidelines for Submitting Collaborative Proposals under National Science Foundation (NSF) and US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Collaborative Research Opportunities (link)

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $55,000,000 for estimated 225 awards.

CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) (link) – Prelim Due November 2, 2017; Full Due Full Due January 18, 2018 – With up to 15 Institutional Infrastructure (II) awards and up to 15 Community Infrastructure (CI) awards in each competition. The majority of the II awards will be made in the $200,000 - $750,000 range, though a small number of II awards may be made in the $750,000 - $1,000,000 range. The majority of the CI awards will be made in the $500,000 - $1,000,000 range, though a very small number of CI awards may be made in the $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 range. The majority of the Community Infrastructure Planning (CI-P) awards will be made in the $50,000 - $100,000 range.

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) (link) – Full Due November 14, 2017 – Normal limits for funding requests of DRK -12 proposals are as follows: (1) Level I projects up to $450,000 with duration up to three years; (2) Level II projects up to $3,000,000 with duration up to four years; and (3) Level III projects up to $5,000,000 with duration up to five years. Synthesis proposals are up to $300,000 and two years duration. Conference proposals are up to $100,000 and one year duration.

Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences (DMS/NIGMS) (link) – Due September 18, 2017 – Up to $5,000,000 per year for new applications (up to $2,000,000 from NSF and up to $3,000,000 from NIGMS), subject to availability of funds and receipt of proposals of adequate quality. Award sizes are expected to range from $100,000 to $400,000 (total costs) per year with durations of 3-5 years.

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) (link) – Full Due November 17, 2017-December 5, 2017 (Capacity Track) – Award Ceiling: $5,000,000; Award Floor: $200,000

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) (link) – Full Proposal Window: September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018 (Check Directorate/Division information for exact dates) – PD 12-8084

AGS Solar Terrestrial Program (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-1523

CMMI Mechanics of Materials (MOMs) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – PD 17-1630

AGS Magnetospheric Physics (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-5750

AGS Geospace Facilities (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 04-4202

Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) (link) – Full Due October 18, 2017

Centers for Chemical Innovation (link) – Full Due October 11, 2017 – Total Program Funding: $9,400,000, Award Floor: $4,000,000

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

DOE Request for Information (RFI): Clean Water Technologies Synopsis 2 (link) – Responses Due August 28, 2017 

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

AFCEA ROTC Honor Award (link)– Nominations must be received 20 days prior to the presentation date. Nominee must currently be enrolled in junior year. – The award includes a framed parchment certificate with the honoree's name prominently inscribed and a ribbon bar.

TAMU Public Policy Internship Program (PPIP) (link) – Applications Due September 14, 2017 – Participants in our Washington, D.C. program are placed in policy-related internships within their individual areas of interest, including federal agencies, lobbying groups, or think tanks. Interns with our European program are either placed with the U.S. Commercial Service in London, Paris, or Madrid, or with a European think tank in Berlin.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 16

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Informational Meeting September 6, 2017; Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000/year for TAMU PI

DOD

DARPA Disruption Opportunity Special Notice: Imaging Through Almost Anything, Anywhere (ITA3) (link) – Due September 11, 2017 – See Section II and Section IX of BAA HR001117S0040 for information on awards that may result from proposals submitted in response to this notice.

DARPA Disruption Opportunity Special Notice: Fundamental Design (FUN DESIGN) (link) – Due September 11, 2017 – See Section II and Section IX of BAA HR001117S0040 for information on awards that may result from proposals submitted in response to this notice.

Army Proof of Concept Commercialization Pilot Program Innovation Corps @ Department of Defense (I Corps @ DoD) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – Award size will not exceed $70,000. Up to 10 awards are anticipated for FY 16. All awards will have a performance period of 12 months.

Defense Intelligence Agency DIA INNOVATION Agency-Wide (link) – BAA Open until November 26, 2018, to be reviewed annually; Step I: White papers will be accepted throughout the BAA Open Period – Multiple awards are anticipated although no commitments or promises are made in this regard. It is anticipated that awards will also be made by other Agencies in addition to DIA.

ONR National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Full Due for Topics 1&2 October 16, 2017; LOI for Topic 3 Due October 16, 2017 with the Full Due January 29, 2018 – Topic 1: Individual Award Amount Range: $150,000 per year; Topic 2: Individual Award Amount Range: $300,000 - $700,000 per year; Topic 3: Individual Award Amount Range: Up to $500,000 per year

DOE

ARPA-E Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Modification 2 (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2017 – ARPA-E expects that approximately $7.5 will be available for new awards through FY17 (September 30, 2017), subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

NASA

SpaceTech-REDDI-2017 Appendix E1: Smallsat Technology Partnerships (link) – Mandatory NOI Due August 21, 2017, Full Due September 20, 2017 – Maximum of $200,000 each year for up to two years ($400,000 maximum) per award.

Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

NIAID Research Education Program (R25) (link) – LOI Due November 6, 2017; Application Due December 6, 2017 – Application budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project and are limited to $325,000 direct costs/year for each award.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (SBIR R43/R44) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (STTR R41/R42) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2018 (EFRI 2018):Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo) (link) – LOI Due September 29, 2017; Prelim Due October 25, 2017; Full Due February 23, 2018 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $26,000,000

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (link) – Full Due for Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Activity: November 3, 2017; Full Due for New and Renewal LSAMP Pre-Alliance Planning, Bridge to the Baccalaureate (B2B), STEM Pathways Implementation-Only Projects: November 17, 2017; Full Due for STEM pathways and Research Alliances: January 26, 2018; Full Due for Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation: January 26, 2018 – Award Ceiling: $4,500,000

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Approximately $55,000,000 pending availability of funds. Average award sizes vary greatly among Programs since they may fund different proportions of standard vs. continuing grants.

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.

Advanced Technological Education (ATE) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $59,000,000 

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

IARPA Compact Magnetometer RFI (link) – Responses Due August 25, 2017

IARPA Rapid Detection Nucleic Acid Signatures (RaDNAS) RFI (link) – Responses Due September 22, 2017

DOE Request for Information: Clean Water Technologies (link) – Responses Due August 28, 2017 

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOE SunShot Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (link) – Applications accepted on rolling basis with two annual review dates: January 15 and June 15 – Stipend, travel allowance, health insurance supplement

SME Foundation J.H. Fletcher & Co. Engineering Scholarship Fund (link) – Applications Due October 15, 2017 – The McIntosh Engineering Scholarship is a renewable scholarship with total potential funding of $12,000 per student: $5,000 for junior year and, subject to renewal approval, an additional $7,000 for senior year.

DOT Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Graduate Fellowship (link) – Due August 28, 2017 – Award Ceiling: $35,500; Award Floor: $5,000

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 9

 

Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Limited Submission NSF CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) – Email of Intent Due August 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 17, 2017

 

Limited Submission NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) – Email of Intent Due August 11, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 18, 2017

 

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

 

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19 (email s-mccord@tamu.edu if you need a pdf of the RFP) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

TAMU Division of Research and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

 

Texas A&M-FAPESP Research Program SPRINT – 3rd Edition 2017 (link) – Informational Meeting September 6, 2017; Proposal Due October 30, 2017 – $10,000 per year for TAMU PI

DOD

 

DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Commercial Performer Program Announcement (link) – Due October 4, 2017 – Award(s) will be made to proposers whose ideas are determined to be the most advantageous to the Government, all factors considered, including the availability of funding for the effort.

 

FY2018 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – Proposed research should be structured to have a three (3) year period of performance beginning 01 June 2018. It is anticipated that individual awards will be up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years (with the possibility of greater support for equipment and/or to support additional, collaborative research with a Navy laboratory). The $170,000 limit includes all funds paid to the university, including all indirect costs.

 

DARPA DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Executive Summary Due April 26, 2018; Abstract Due May 10, 2018; Full Due June 11, 2018 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards. The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

 

DARPA Innovative Systems for Military Missions (link) – Due June 12, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds. In general, initial awards are anticipated to be for less than $1 million and less than 18 months duration, although options that follow the base effort may also be proposed.

IARPA

 

Ithildin (link) – Due October 6, 2017 - Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

 

2017 NASA HERO NRA (link) – Due July 30, 2018 – Awards generally range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of scientific hardware).

NIH

 

NIBIB Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets may not exceed $275,000 direct costs over a maximum two-year funding period. No more than $200,000 in direct costs may be requested in any single year.

NSF

 

CBET Combustion and Fire Systems (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1407

 

CBET Process Separations (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1417

 

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 (medium projects); October 20, 2017 (frontier projects); November 15, 2017 (small projects); December 13, 2017 (cybersecurity education projects)

 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) – Sites and Supplements (link) – Full Due August 23, 2017

 

Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) (link) – Proposal accepted anytime with an I-Corps Cognizant Program Officer’s invitation. – Anticipated Funding Amount $12,750,000

 

EEC Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2017 – PD 17-1340

 

Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 14, 2019 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000; Up to this amount will be initially available for this activity in FY 2020, subject to availability of funds and quality of proposals. Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.

 

 

USDA

 

Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase I (link) – Due October 5, 2017 – Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. 

 

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

 

AFCEA ROTC Scholarships (link) –Applications open November 2017; Due February 22, 2018 – The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to an Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC fulltime sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA or above (with the exception of Medal of Honor and Distinguished Achievement scholarship program).

 

Harvard University Rowland Fellows Program in Energy Science and Engineering (link) – Applications due August 18, 2017 – The stipend for Roland Fellows will start at $72,000 per year, depending on the candidate’s experience. Fellows must have completed their doctoral degrees prior to starting their term. 

 

Requests for Information/Notices of Intent

DOE Request for Information: Photovoltaics (PV) Innovation Roadmap (link) – Responses Due August 14, 2017

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – AUGUST 2

Limited Submission NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program – Email of Intent Due August 4, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Limited Submission NSF CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) – Email of Intent Due August 10, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 17, 2017

Limited Submission NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) – Email of Intent Due August 11, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 18, 2017

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19 (email s-mccord@tamu.edu if you need a pdf of the RFP) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

DOD

ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018

DOE

ARPA-E Innovative Natural-Gas Technologies for Efficiency Gain in Reliable and Affordable Thermochemical Electricity-Generation (INTEGRATE) Mod 01 (link) –Concept Paper Due September 11, 2017 – Awards may vary between $250,000 and $4 million for Phase I. Combined Phase I and II awards are limited to $12 million.

ARPA-E Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Mod 2 (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2017 - ARPA-E expects that approximately $7.5 will be available for new awards through FY17 (September 30, 2017), subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research BAA (link) – Due May 2, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NIH

Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5 - Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Japan-US Network Opportunity (JUNO2)R&D for Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities (link) – Full Due November 30, 2017 – Each award may be up to $450,000 over three years, and will be made to US organizations, pending availability of funds.

Limited Submission Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program (link) – Full Due October 25, 2017 – IGE Awards (6 to 10 anticipated in FY 2018) are expected to be up to three (3) years in duration with a total budget between $300,000 and $500,000.

Limited Submission CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) (link) – Prelim Due November 2, 2017; Full Due Full Due January 18, 2018 – With up to 15 Institutional Infrastructure (II) awards and up to 15 Community Infrastructure (CI) awards in each competition. The majority of the II awards will be made in the $200,000 - $750,000 range, though a small number of II awards may be made in the $750,000 - $1,000,000 range. The majority of the CI awards will be made in the $500,000 - $1,000,000 range, though a very small number of CI awards may be made in the $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 range. The majority of the Community Infrastructure Planning (CI-P) awards will be made in the $50,000 - $100,000 range.

CBET Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5345

CBET Environmental Sustainability (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-7643

CBET Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17-5342

CBET Process Separations (link) – Full Due October 1 – October 20, 2017 – PD 17 1417

Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Combustion and Fire Systems Program in the Division of Chemical, Biological, Environmental, and Transport Systems in the Directorate for Engineering (link)

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) –Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.

Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.

Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; and Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years.

USDA

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Regional Host Institution (link) – Due September 28, 2017 – Up to $1,100,000

Prize Challenge

IARPA MORGOTH’s CROWN Challenge (link) – Challenge closes September 2017 –Participants are eligible to win cash prizes during the challenge from a total prize purse of $50,000.

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

IEEE Graduate Fellowships: Microwave Engineering for Medical Applications Fellowship (Graduate Fellowship Program for Medical Applications) (link) – Due October 15, 2017 – $6,000

EERE Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities (link) – Several are listed on this page including links to other agencies.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 26

Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

Limited Submission NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) – Email of Intent Due August 11, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 18, 2017

Limited Submission Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites – Email on Intent Due July 28, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 3, 2017

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19 (link) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowships (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – $65,000 fellowships awarded annually to exceptional junior faculty in the fields of: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics

DOC

NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs (link) – Due: On-going – $5,000 - $1,500,000 budget range depending on specific grant program, 240 awards last year.

DOD

DARPA No Gimbal Internet Nodes in Space (NoGINS) Study Breadboard Prototype (link) – White Papers Due August 3, 2017; Full Due September 19, 2017

DARPA Biological Technologies Office Open BAA (link) – Proposal Abstracts and Full Proposals will be submitted on a rolling basis until April 26, 2018 – Multiple awards are possible. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

EPA

National Priorities: Transdisciplinary Research into Detecting and Controlling Lead in Drinking Water (link) – Due August 15, 2017 – Up to a total of $1,981,500 in federal funds, including direct and indirect costs, with a maximum duration of 3 years.

NASA

SpaceTech-REDDI-2017 Appendix E1: Smallsat Technology Partnerships (link) – NOI Due August 21, 2017; Full Due September 20, 2017 – For proposals that include NASA civil servant participation, offerors total cost of the effort will include the proposal amount plus all NASA civil servant fully burdened costs (per standard NASA accounting practices for the work-years proposed). The total cost of the effort will be compared to the amount of funds available per award. For example: if the offeror’s proposed cost is $100K and the NASA civil servant cost is 15K, then the total cost of the effort is $115K.

ROSES 2017: New (Early Career) Investigator Program Synopsis 2 (A-36.1) (link) –NOI Due August 14, 2017; Proposal Due September 14, 2017 – The anticipated average award is $80-90K per year for a period of up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funds.

NIH

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01) (link) – Due October 13, 2017 (See new dates in NOT-MH-16-026) – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) (link) – Due November 21, 2017; May 23, 2018 – Application budgets are limited to $450K in direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

NSF

Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 - November 1, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $55,000,000 for estimated 225 awards.

CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) (link) – Prelim Due November 2, 2017; Full Due Full Due January 18, 2018 – With up to 15 Institutional Infrastructure (II) awards and up to 15 Community Infrastructure (CI) awards in each competition. The majority of the II awards will be made in the $200,000 - $750,000 range, though a small number of II awards may be made in the $750,000 - $1,000,000 range. The majority of the CI awards will be made in the $500,000 - $1,000,000 range, though a very small number of CI awards may be made in the $1,000,000 - $2,000,000 range. The majority of the Community Infrastructure Planning (CI-P) awards will be made in the $50,000 - $100,000 range.

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) (link) – Full Due November 14, 2017 – Normal limits for funding requests of DRK -12 proposals are as follows: (1) Level I projects up to $450,000 with duration up to three years; (2) Level II projects up to $3,000,000 with duration up to four years; and (3) Level III projects up to $5,000,000 with duration up to five years. Synthesis proposals are up to $300,000 and two years duration. Conference proposals are up to $100,000 and one year duration.

Dear Colleague Letter: NSF/NSFC Joint Research on Environmental Sustainability Challenges (link)

Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Process Separations Program in the Division of Chemical, Biological, Environmental, and Transport Systems in the Directorate for Engineering (link)

Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences (DMS/NIGMS) (link)– Due September 18, 2017 – Up to $5,000,000 per year for new applications (up to $2,000,000 from NSF and up to $3,000,000 from NIGMS), subject to availability of funds and receipt of proposals of adequate quality. Award sizes are expected to range from $100,000 to $400,000 (total costs) per year with durations of 3-5 years.

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) (link) – Full Due November 17, 2017-December 5, 2017 (Capacity Track) – Award Ceiling: $5,000,000; Award Floor: $200,000

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) (link) – Full Proposal Window: September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018 (Check Directorate/Division information for exact dates) – PD 12-8084

AGS Solar Terrestrial Program (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-1523

CMMI Mechanics of Materials (MOMs) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – PD 17-1630

AGS Magnetospheric Physics (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 98-5750

AGS Geospace Facilities (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 04-4202

Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) (link) – Full Due October 18, 2017

Centers for Chemical Innovation (link) – Full Due October 11, 2017 – Total Program Funding: $9,400,000, Award Floor: $4,000,000

Sony

Sony Research Award Program (link) – Deadline is September 15, 2017 – Awards up to $150,000 per year for each accepted proposal

Prize Challenge

Mozilla Off-the-Grid Internet Challenge (link) – Design concept submission deadline: November 2017 – Total of $1,000,000 in prize money available

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

DOE Request for Information (RFI): Clean Water Technologies Synopsis 2 (link) – Responses Due August 28, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Scholarship Awards (link) – Online Applications Due August 9, 2017; Letters of Recommendation Due August 16, 2017 – One time award of $4000 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 19

Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017
Limited Submission NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) – Email of Intent Due August 11, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 18, 2017
Limited Submission Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites – Email on Intent Due July 28, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 3, 2017

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19  (link) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

DOD

Defense Intelligence Agency DIA INNOVATION Agency-Wide (link) – BAA Open until November 26, 2018, to be reviewed annually; Step I: White papers will be accepted throughout the BAA Open Period. – Multiple awards are anticipated although no commitments or promises are made in this regard. It is anticipated that awards will also be made by other Agencies in addition to DIA.
ONR National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Full Due for Topics 1&2 October 16, 2017; LOI for Topic 3 Due October 16, 2017 with the Full Due January 29, 2018 – Topic 1: Individual Award Amount Range: $150,000 per year; Topic 2: Individual Award Amount Range: $300,000 – $700,000 per year; Topic 3: Individual Award Amount Range: Up to $500,000 per year
ONR FY2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) (formerly known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship [NSSEFF]) (link) – Acqutrak Registration Due August 14, 2017; White Paper Due August 16, 2017; Invited Proposals Due January 8, 2018 – It is anticipated that the maximum award will be $3 million per five years, with the actual amount contingent on availability of funds, the specific topic, and the scope of the proposed work.
AFOSR CENTER OF EXCELLENCE: Trusted Human-Machine Teaming (link) – Due August 18, 2017 – We anticipate not more than $1,000,000 per year in funding may be made available to fund one (1) award from the proposals received.

DOE

Advanced Manufacturing Graduate-Level Traineeships (link) – Concept Paper Due August 8, 2017; Full Due September 13, 2017 – Individual awards may vary between $1,250,000 and $2,500,000.
ARPA-E Innovative Development in Energy-related Applied Science (IDEAS) Modification 2 (link) – Concept Paper Due September 30, 2017 – ARPA-E expects that approximately $7.5 will be available for new awards through FY17 (September 30, 2017), subject to the availability of appropriated funds.

MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson Cancer Center Prostate Cancer SPORE Developmental Research Program Awards (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Each award consists of a maximum of $50,000 plus institutional F&A (maximum of 60%) for 1 year.

NASA

SpaceTech-REDDI-2017 Appendix E1: Smallsat Technology Partnerships (link) – Mandatory NOI Due August 21, 2017, Full Due September 20, 2017 – Maximum of $200,000 each year for up to two years ($400,000 maximum) per award.
Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) 2017 Dual Use Technology Development at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center (link) – Open until September 30, 2017; NOI required – NASA plans to fund projects in FY2017 at approximately $25,000 to $75,000 per project with a period of performance of 12 months.

NIH

Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (SBIR R43/R44) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
Development of a Device to Objectively Measure Pain (STTR R41/R42) (link) – 30 Days Prior to Application Due Date; Application Due December 5, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Limited Submission Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) (link) – Full Due November 6, 2017 – Limits for funding requests of AISL proposals are as follows: (1) Pilots and Feasibility projects: up to $300,000 with durations up to two years; (2) Research in Service to Practice projects: from $300,000 to $2,000,000 with durations from two to five years; (3) Innovations in Development projects: $500,000 to $3,000,000 with durations from two to five years; (4) Broad Implementation projects from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 with durations from three to five years; (5) Literature Reviews, Syntheses, or Meta-analyses projects up to $250,000 with durations of up to two years; and (6) Conferences up to $250,000 with durations of up to two years.
Limited Submission Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 – The maximum total request for a Site is $600,000 for a duration of up to three years. Supplements are limited to a maximum of $10,000 per teacher and/or community college faculty for a duration of one year subject to the availability of funds.
Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2018 (EFRI 2018): Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo) (link) – LOI Due September 29, 2017; Prelim Due October 25, 2017; Full Due February 23, 2018 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $26,000,000
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (link) – Full Due for Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Activity: November 3, 2017; Full Due for New and Renewal LSAMP Pre-Alliance Planning, Bridge to the Baccalaureate (B2B), STEM Pathways Implementation-Only Projects: November 17, 2017; Full Due for STEM pathways and Research Alliances: January 26, 2018; Full Due for Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation: January 26, 2018 – Award Ceiling: $4,500,000
Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) (link) – Full Due October 1, 2017 – November 1, 2017
Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) (link) – Due December 11, 2017 – Foundational projects are anticipated to range from $350,000 to $700,000 in total costs for up to three years. Integrative projects are anticipated to range from $500,000 to $1,400,000 in total costs for up to four years.
Dear Colleague Letter: Announcement of an Effort to Expand the NSF INCLUDES National Network (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Data-Driven Discovery Science in Chemistry (D3SC) (link)
Advanced Technological Education (ATE) (link) – Full Due October 5, 2017 – Anticipated Funding Amount $59,000,000

The Franklin Institute

Benjamin Franklin Medals (link) – Deadline is open. – Each awardee receives a 14-karat gold medal. The winner is expected to participate in the Awards Ceremony and other Awards Week events in Philadelphia.

Prize Challenge

IARPA Functional Map of the World (fMoW) Challenge (link) – Challenge launches August 2017 – Win prizes from a total prize purse of $100,000.

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

DOE Sunshot Innovators Program (link) – Applications Due August 1, 2017 – Stipends will be based on appointment level and commensurate with qualifications. Appointments are for up to two years.
DOE SunShot Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (link) – Applications accepted on rolling basis with two annual review dates: January 15 and June 15 – Stipend, travel allowance, health insurance supplement
SME Foundation J.H. Fletcher & Co. Engineering Scholarship Fund (link) – Applications Due October 15, 2017 – The McIntosh Engineering Scholarship is a renewable scholarship with total potential funding of $12,000 per student: $5,000 for junior year and, subject to renewal approval, an additional $7,000 for senior year.
DOT Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Graduate Fellowship (link) – Due August 28, 2017 – Award Ceiling: $35,500; Award Floor: $5,000
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Postdoctoral Fellowship to Israel (link) – Application Deadline August 1, 2017 – USIEF stipend of up to $40,000 ($20,000 per academic year for two years), payable in U.S. dollars.  In addition, each grantee should receive from his/her host institution a grant no smaller than its own standard postdoctoral award.
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships Fulbright-EHESS Post-Doctoral Award (Junior Research) to France (link) – Application Due August 1, 2017 – €2,200 per month before taxes. There is no allocation for accompanying dependents. Applicants are responsible for finding their own housing, although some host institutions may facilitate the process. Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance: International travel allowance provided for grantee only. All research scholars receive a travel allowance of €1,200.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 12

Limited Submission NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 14, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 17, 2017
Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19 (link) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

Department of Homeland Security

DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Lead (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $3,500,000 (subject to availability of funds) per year for 10 years
DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Partner (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $500,000; total will be distributed over the two year period of performance (Subject to availability of funds and project execution)

DOD

DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Commercial Performer Program Announcement (link) – Due October 4, 2017 – Award(s) will be made to proposers whose ideas are determined to be the most advantageous to the Government, all factors considered, including the availability of funding for the effort.
FY2018 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – Proposed research should be structured to have a three (3) year period of performance beginning 01 June 2018. It is anticipated that individual awards will be up to $170,000 per year for three (3) years (with the possibility of greater support for equipment and/or to support additional, collaborative research with a Navy laboratory). The $170,000 limit includes all funds paid to the university, including all indirect costs.
DARPA DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – Executive Summary Due April 26, 2018; Abstract Due May 10, 2018; Full Due June 11, 2018 – DARPA anticipates multiple awards. The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
DARPA Innovative Systems for Military Missions (link) – Due June 12, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. The amount of resources made available under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds. In general, initial awards are anticipated to be for less than $1 million and less than 18 months duration, although options that follow the base effort may also be proposed.

DOE

Collaborative Research on International and Domestic Spherical Tokamaks (link) – Pre-Application Due August 4, 2017; Application Due September 1, 2017 – Ceiling: $3,000,000 per year; Floor: $50,000 per year
Spring 2017 HPC4Mfg Solicitation (link) – Concept Paper Due July 26, 2017 – Up to $300,000
Collaborative Fusion Energy Research in the DIII-D National Program (link) – Pre-application Due July 13, 2017; Due September 21, 2017 – Total funding up to $2,000,000 annually is expected to be available to support this FOA subject to appropriation of funds by the Congress. It is anticipated that award sizes may range from $50,000 per year to $700,000 per year, typically less than $500,000 per year.
Small Scale Modularization of Gasification Technology Components for Radically Engineered Modular Systems (link) – Due August 8, 2017 – Estimated Total Program Funding $12,800,000

NASA

2017 NASA HERO NRA (link) – Due July 30, 2018 – Awards generally range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of scientific hardware).
New (Early Career) Investigator Program (NIP) in Earth Science (A.36) (link) – NOI Due July 31, 2017; Proposal Due August 31, 2017 – The anticipated average award is $80-90K per year for a period of up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funds.

NIH

Limited Submission NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Application Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $250,000 direct cost per year, and must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Wearable to Track Recovery and Relapse Factors for People w/ Addiction (R43/R44) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; Application Due August 15, 2017 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.  With appropriate justification from the applicant, Congress will allow awards to exceed these amounts by up to 50% as a hard cap ($225,000 for Phase I and $1,500,000 for Phase II).
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (link) – LOI Due August 22, 2017; Application Due September 22, 2017 – Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs.

NSF

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 – The maximum total request for a Site is $600,000 for a duration of up to three years.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (link) – Full Due October 10, 2017 (medium projects); October 20, 2017 (frontier projects); November 15, 2017 (small projects); December 13, 2017 (cybersecurity education projects)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) – Sites and Supplements (link) – Full Due August 23, 2017
Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) (link) – Proposal accepted anytime with an I-Corps Cognizant Program Officer’s invitation. – Anticipated Funding Amount $12,750,000
Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) (link) – Full Due August 9, 2017 – Each award will be up to $175,000 for up to 24 months.
EEC Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) (link) – Full Due September 27, 2017 – PD 17-1340
Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes (link) – LOI Due December 14, 2018; Full Due March 14, 2019 – Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000; Up to this amount will be initially available for this activity in FY 2020, subject to availability of funds and quality of proposals. Award amounts are anticipated to range from approximately $2.5 million per year to $5 million per year for up to five years.

USDA

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase I (link) – Due October 5, 2017 – Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project.

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

AFCEA ROTC Scholarships (link) – Applications open November 2017; Due February 22, 2018 – The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to an Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC fulltime sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA or above (with the exception of Medal of Honor and Distinguished Achievement scholarship program).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JULY 5

Limited Submission NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 14, 2017
Limited Submission NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) – Email of Intent Due July 7, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 11, 2017
Limited Submission NIH George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) – Email of Intent Due August 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due August 11, 2017

New Seed Grant: Collaboration Required

Texas A&M AgriLife Research (Research), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (Extension), and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Request for Pre-Proposals: Research, Engineering, and Extension: Creation and Deployment of Water-Use Efficient Technology Platforms “Water Seed Grant Initiative” FY’18-FY’19 (link) – Pre-proposals Due August 11, 2017; Full Due September 29, 2017 – Requested funding should not exceed $100,000 per year.

Seed Grant: Open to Single or Multiple PIs

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University College of Engineering, In collaboration with Texas A&M University Division of Research

FY 2017 Seed Grants for Water Research (link) – Due July 10, 2017 – Single PI proposals are limited to $25K support; multi-PI proposals can request $50K and instrumentation proposals can request up to $100K.

DOC

NIST Professional Research Experience Program (PREP Program) (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – New awards are expected to range from approximately $250,000 to $12,000,000 annually at PREP Boulder and from $500,000 to $24,000,000 at PREP Gaithersburg annually, with project performance periods of up to five (5) years.

DOD

High Performance Superconducting Qubit Systems (HiPS) (link) – White papers Due July 10, 2017; Proposals Due September 18, 2017 – Anticipated awards will be made in the form of procurement contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements and are subject to the availability of appropriations. Multi-year projects must have clear goals for each year.
US Special Operations Command Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Pre-proposal Submission Due Dates: First Program Review Due July 28, 2017; Second Program Review Due November 3, 2017; Third Program Review Due April 14, 2018 – It is estimated that approximately $3million is available for this BAA, and the number of awards is indeterminate and contingent upon funding availability.
ERDC Broad Agency Announcement (link) – Due January 31, 2018

DOE

Fiscal Year 2017 Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) (link) – Concept Paper Due July 7, 2017; Full Due September 22, 2017 – Ceiling: $2,000,000 (total Federal funds, not per year); Floor: $500,000 (total Federal funds, not per year)
Development of Transformational Separation and Extraction Processes for Production of Rare Earth Element Materials from Domestic U.S. Coal and Coal By-Products (link) – Due July 18, 2017 – Total Program Amount $3,950,000

IARPA

IARPA-Wide Research BAA (link) – Due May 2, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated. Awards generally will be for a period of performance of 12 months or less. The amount of resources made available under this BAA shall depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.

NASA

ROSES: Planetary Science and Technology through Analog Research (C-14.1) (link) – Step 1 Due July 25, 2017; Step 2 Due October 3, 2017 – Expected program budget for first year of new awards: Approx. $5,000,000

NIH

PHS 2017-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.
PHS 2017-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (link) – Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5 – According to statutory guidelines, total funding support (direct costs, indirect costs, fee) normally may not exceed $150,000 for Phase I awards and $1,000,000 for Phase II awards.

NSF

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium and Large projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and Large Projects: $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs (link) – Due September 27, 2017 for Medium projects, November 15 for Small projects – Small Projects: up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years; and Medium Projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years.
Dear Colleague Letter: Geoinformatics Program (GI) Proposal Submission Hiatus (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Pursuing Meaningful Actions in Support of Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) (link)
Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Target Dates for Geospace Science Programs (link)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) (link) – Due September 5, 2017
Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility - Phase 1 (link) – LOI Due July 14, 2017; Full Due November 20, 2017
CBET Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials (link) – Full Proposal Accepted Anytime – PD 18-1179
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (link) – Full Due August 29, 2017 –
Total Amount Available $58,000,000 annually for new Noyce awards, subject to the availability of funds.
DMS Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) (link) – Due November 25, 2017 - December 11, 2017 –
PD 16-8069

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information

EERE Request for Information: Photovoltaics Innovation Roadmap (link) – Responses Due July 31, 2017
EERE Request for Information (RFI): Clean Water Technologies (link) DE-FOA-0001676 – Responses Due July 28, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student Travel Awards (link)SIAM has available limited travel support for student participants at SIAM conferences.  The student travel awards are in the amount $650, however, in cases in which intercontinental travel is required, the award will be increased to $800. In most cases, the deadline for complete applications is approximately seven months before the first day of the conference for which support is requested, and awardees will be notified by e-mail five months before the first day of the meeting.
NASA TRI Announcement Soliciting Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications (link) – Applications Due July 31, 2017 – The Postdoctoral Fellowship will be funded as a stipend of $47,484 for the first year, plus an additional $7,500 per annum allowance for health insurance and travel will be provided. The second year stipend will be $47,844 plus $7,500.
EERE Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities (link) – Several are listed on this page including links to other agencies.

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