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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 – 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.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 28

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

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 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.

IEEE/NPSS

The Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Award (link) – Nominations Due July 15, 2017 – $1,500

NIH

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

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 July 10-July 31, 2017 (Scholarship Track); 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

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 – JUNE 21

Limited Submission Kleberg Foundation Grants – Email of Intent Due June 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 3, 2017
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

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.

DOD

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.
DARPA Prototype Resilient Operations Testbed for Expeditionary Urban Scenarios (PROTEUS) (link) – Abstract Due July 12, 2017, Proposal Due August 22, 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 Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide (link) – Executive Summary Due April 26, 2018; Abstract Due May 10, 2018; Full Due June 11, 2018 – Multiple awards are anticipated; however, the level of funding for individual awards made under this solicitation has not been predetermined and will depend on the scope and quality of the proposals received, as well as the availability of funds.
Air Force Academy Research of Technologies Advancing Corrosion Prevention and Control (link) – White Paper Due July 10, 2017; The due date for proposals will be 30 days after a formal request for proposal has been sent to the submitter of the selected white paper(s). – The total anticipated funding for the total cumulative amount of all awards made as a result of this CALL is $0-$3.5M.
DARPA Strategic Technologies (link) – Due March 21, 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.
Defense Forensic Science Center Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (link) – White Paper and Quad Chart encouraged; Open Continuously until October 15, 2021 – Funding of research and development (R&D) within Program areas of interest will be determined by funding constraints and priorities set during each budget cycle. Due to Government budget uncertainties, no specific dollars have been reserved for awards under this BAA.
DTRA Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (FRCWMD) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) (link) – This BAA is open continuously from March 2015 through September 2024. – Grants resulting from submissions to Thrust Areas 1-7, including topics associated with these thrust areas, may range from small dollar value (e.g., $25K) up to $1M annually (total, including both direct and indirect costs) depending on the nature and the scope of work.

DOE

Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science (link) – LOI July 14, 2017; Application Due August 18, 2017 – Estimated Total Funding$10,000,000; Ceiling: $2,000,000 per year; Floor: $3,000 per year
DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science & Engineering (link) – Pre-application Due June 26, 2017; Application Due July 31, 2017 – The overall funding per award is limited to no more than $1 million.
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.
Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) Program (link) – Due June 23, 2017 – The INCITE award is for allocation of computer time and data-storage resources only. Applicants must have all other resources required for the successful completion of the INCITE work committed to them at the time of their INCITE application.

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

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (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.
Cellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (R21) (link) – Standard Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16 – Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP): Non- or Minimally-Invasive Methods to Measure Biochemical Substances during Neonatal and Perinatal Patient Care and Research (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; 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.
Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01) (link) – LOI Due 30 Days Prior; 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.
NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1) (link) – Due September 1, 2017 – Awards will be for $700,000 in Direct Costs per year.
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (link) – Due September 8, 2017 – Awards are multi-year funded, with all funds being disbursed in the first year of the award. Awards will be up to $1,500,000 in direct costs (the equivalent of $300,000 in Direct Costs each year for five years) plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs to be determined at the time of award.
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01) (link) – Due September 15, 2017 – NIH Common Fund intends to commit approximately $8 million dollars in FY 2017 and make approximately seven awards depending on the size and scope of the most meritorious awards.
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

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

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Research Grants and Fellowships (link) – Applications Due by July 24, 2017 – Up to $150,000

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award (link) – Due August 1, 2017
International Honor Awards (link) – Due August 1, 2017

Student/Postdoctoral Opportunities

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 – JUNE 14

Limited Submission Kleberg Foundation Grants – Email of Intent Due June 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 3, 2017
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

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.

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 Topological Excitations in Electronics BAA (link) – Abstract Due June 27, 2017; Full Due August 16, 2017 – 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 Lagrange (link) – Teaming Submission Due June 21, 2017; Abstract Due July 6, 2017; Full Due August 30, 2017 – 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.
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

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
Innovative Technology Development to Enhance Fossil Power System Efficiency (link) Also available at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/default.htm; search for DE-FOA-0001686 – Due July 24, 2017 – Estimated Total Program Funding $12,300,000; The maximum individual award size (DOE dollars) for each topic area is as follows: AOI 1: $500,000; AOI 2: $2,000,000; AOI 3: $750,000; AOI 4: $750,000; AOI 5: $750,000
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Prototype System Testing and Core Technology Development (link) – Due July 14, 2017 – Ceiling (i.e., the maximum amount for an individual award made under this announcement): Topic Area 1 – Prototype System Testing: $6,000,000 (DOE Share); Topic Area 2 – Core Technology Development: $300,000 (DOE Share); Floor (i.e., the minimum amount for an individual award made under this announcement): Topic Area 1 – Prototype System Testing: $3,000,000 (DOE Share); Topic Area 2 – Core Technology Development: $150,000 (DOE Share)
University Turbine Systems Research (link) Also available at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/default.htm; search for DE-FOA-0001730 – Due July 20, 20917 – DOE anticipates that awards will be in the $600,000 range (DOE funding level) range for Topics 1-6. However, the Recipient will be required to cost share a minimum of 20% of the total project costs.
Development of Transformational Separation and Extraction Processes for Production of Rare Earth Element Materials from Domestic U.S. Coal and Coal By-Products (link) Also available at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/default.htm; search for DE-FOA-0001718 – Due July 18, 2017 – Anticipated Award Size: AOI1 – Up to $400,000; AOI2 – Up to $500,000; AOI3 – Up to $675,000

NASA

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

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 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.

Student/Postdoc Opportunities

DOD The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program (link) – Applications Due July 11, 2017 – The FOA is expected to result in the award of a cooperative agreement with a performance period of five (5) years. The anticipated award amount of the cooperative agreement over the five year performance period is $236,375,000.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – JUNE 7

Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Keck Research Program – Email of Intent Due June 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 23, 2017
Limited Submission W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Education Program – Email of Intent Due June 9, 2017; Internal Proposal Due June 23, 2017
Limited Submission Kleberg Foundation Grants – Email of Intent Due June 26, 2017; Internal Proposal Due July 3, 2017
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

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.

Brain Research Foundation
Limited Submission Scientific Innovations Award (link) – Nominated Letter of Intent Due June 29, 2017; Phase II: Application Due September 26, 2017 – Each total award is limited to $150,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period from the specified dates only (January 2018-December 2019).

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program, Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program, Prostate Cancer Research Program, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program, Tick-Borne Disease Research Program, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (link)

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

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.
Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.
Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) (link) – Due September 25, 2017 – Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.

NSF
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) (link) – Due September 5, 2017
Dear Colleague Letter: Dear Colleague Letter: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education in Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) (link)
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

USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (link) – Due June 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $18,000,000

W.M. Keck Foundation
Limited Submission Keck Research Program (link) – Concept Papers encouraged during pre-application. Applications Due November 1, 2017 – Historically, grants range from $500,000 to $5 million and are typically $2 million or less.
Limited Submission Undergraduate Education Program (link) – Concept Papers encouraged during pre-application. Applications Due November 1, 2017 – Historically, grants range from $200,000 to $1 million and are typically under $500,000.

Notices of Intent/Requests for Information
EERE Request for Information (RFI): Clean Water Technologies (link) DE-FOA-0001676 – Responses Due July 28, 2017
EERE NOI: Announcement of Teaming Partner List for an Upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement: Designs for Advanced Modular Nuclear Reactors (link)
IARPA Request for Information for Creating a Classified Processing Enclave in the Public Cloud (link) – Responses Due June 19, 2017
IARPA Request for Information for HECTOR (link) – Responses Due June 22, 2017

Student/Postdoc Opportunities
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (link) – Due June 28, 2017 – Total Amount Available $18,000,000
EERE Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities (link) – Several are listed on this page including links to other agencies.

 

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

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

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