Limited Opportunities

BSD Faculty:  Please check the BSD Limited Funding Opportunity site & weekly newsletter for application requirements and deadlines, which may be earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.  If you have questions or want to sign up for the BSD funding opps email, contact fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu

PSD Faculty:  Please let Jennifer Woods know of your intent to apply to a limited opportunity, as the PSD may have a deadline requirement earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.

SSD Faculty:  Please let June Hou know of your intent to apply to a limited opportunity, as the SSD may have a deadline requirement earlier than the internal deadlines listed below.

All Other Interested faculty should submit the material below to their Dean's office PRIOR to the internal deadline listed:

  • A 1-2 page document describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit 
  • Indicate participating PI, co-PIs, and/or significant personnel:  names, departments and institutions
Open Opportunities
Deadline Title Funding Agency Who's Eligible Award Amount University Slots
5/16/2017
(internal)
7/14/2017
(external)
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Grants (June Cycle) W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty at any level See solicitation for details Two nominees per institution
5/19/2017
(internal)
6/30/2017
(external)
Data Coordinating Center for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network  (U24) NIH Faculty with clinical trial experience See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
5/26/2017
(internal)
7/20/2017
(exernal)
Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Center (P30) NIH No restrictions $750,000 One nominee per institution
6/5/2017
(internal)
8/1/2017
(external)
Centers for AIDS Research (P30) NIH No restrictions $3,000,000 One nominee per institutution
6/5/2017
(internal)
8/1/2017
(external)
Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30) NIH No restrictions $750,000 One nominee per institution
6/5/2017
(internal)
9/22/2017
(external)
NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5) NIH Early investigator--see solictiation $250,000 Two nominees per institution
6/9/2017
(internal)
8/4/2017
(external)
DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense - Lead DHS See solicitation $35,000,000 One nominee per institution
6/12/2017
(internal)
7/18/2017
(external)
National Endowment for the Arts Research Labs NEA See solicitation $150,000 One nominee per institution
6/12/2017
(internal)
7/24/2017
(external)
Improving HIV Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Services – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Provider HRSA See solicitation $700,000 One nominee per institution
6/30/2017
(internal)
7/17/2017
(external)
Providing support for the Collabortive Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality HRSA See solictation $500,000 One nominee per institution
6/19/2017
(internal)
8/15/2017
(external)
Falk Medical Research Trust - Catalyst Awards Program The Medical Foundation   $300,000 for 1 year, potential to apply to $1M Transformational award Two nominees per institution
6/26/2017
(internal)
8/1/2017
(external)
Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative OASH/OMH See solicitation $350,000 One nominee per focus area
6/27/2017
(internal)
11/1/2017
(external)
Pew Biomedical Scholars Program The Pew Charitable Trusts Junior faculty in years 1-3 of first appointment $240K over 4 years One nominee per institution
7/4/2017
(internal)
8/14/2017
(external)
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) NSF No restrictions $500,000 One per collection, limited to three per institution
7/14/2017
(internal)
9/29/2017
(external)
2018 Searle Scholars Program Searle Funds Tenure-track assistant professors. $300K over 3 years Three nominees per institution
7/14/2017
(internal)
10/3/2017
(external)
NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30) NIH No restrictions $500,000 One nominee per institution
7/14/2017
(internal)
10/19/2017
(external)
Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30) NIH No restrictions $825,000 One nominee per institution
7/28/2017
(internal)
10/6/2017
(external)
New Directions Fellowships The Andrew Mellon Foundation Junior faculty developing interdisciplinary angles in research. $200,000 - $300,000 One nominee per institution
8/22/2017
(internal)
10/20/2017
(external)
Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems Simons Foundation Junior faculty within 5 years of start of first faculty position See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
8/22/2017
(internal)
10/20/2017
(external)
Simons Investigators in the Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science Simons Foundation Two nominations in each area per university, confidential to PI See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
10/6/2017
(internal)
1/17/2018
(external)
Greenwall Scholars Program in Bioethics  The Greenwall Foundation Junior faculty with at least 60%. See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
10/6/2017
(internal)
1/17/2018
(external)
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program Brain Research Foundation Assistant and Associate Professors See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
11/14/2017
(internal)
1/2/2018
(external)
William G. McGowan Charitable Fund - Grants William G. McGowan Charitable Fund  Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
TBD
(internal)
9/26/2017
(external)
The Midlife in the United States Study (U19) NIH Faculty at any level See solicitation for details One nominee per institution
TBD
(internal)
8/14/2017
(external)
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) NSF No restrictions See solicitation for details Three nominees per institution