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Limited Submissions

Limited submissions are opportunities for which the sponsor has limited the number of applications an institution may submit. These opportunities are posted in the Limited Submissions Database.

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Selected Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invites grant applications for Training Project Grants (TPGs) that are focused on occupational safety and health training. NIOSH is mandated to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel to carry out the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and the TPGs are one of the principal means for meeting this mandate. The majority of TPGs are in academic institutions that provide high quality training in the core occupational safety and health disciplines of industrial hygiene (IH), occupational health nursing (OHN), occupational medicine residency (OMR), occupational safety (OS), as well as closely related allied disciplines. NIOSH also funds non-academic programs to meet specific training needs of targeted populations including firefighters, commercial fishermen and occupational health and safety interns.
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution

  • UH Internal Deadline: April 14, 2017
  • LOI: August 25, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: October 26, 2017
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invites grant applications for funding Education and Research Centers (ERCs) that are focused on occupational safety and health training, research training, education and outreach. NIOSH is mandated to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel to carry out the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and the ERCs are one of the principal means for meeting this mandate. ERCs are academic institutions that provide high-quality interdisciplinary graduate training, research training, continuing education, and outreach in the core occupational safety and health disciplines of industrial hygiene (IH), occupational health nursing (OHN), occupational medicine residency (OMR), and occupational safety (OS), as well as closely related allied disciplines. Research and research training are integral components of ERCs, with ERC faculty and NIOSH trainees conducting research on issues related to the NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). The ERCs also serve as regional resources for industry, labor, government, and the public
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution

  • UH Internal Deadline: April 14, 2017
  • LOI: August 14, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: October 13, 2017

Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25)
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research educational activities that complement other formal training programs in the mission areas of the NIH Institutes and Centers. The over-arching goals of the NIH R25 program are to: (1) complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs; (2) enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce; (3) help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences; and (4) foster a better understanding of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research and its implications.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • UH Internal Deadline: May 1, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: September 25, 2017

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program
This notice solicits applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program. The BHWET Program aims to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce servingpopulations across the lifespan, including rural and medically underserved areas. The BHWET Program places special emphasis on establishing or expanding meaningful, longitudinal internships or field placement programs in behavioral health that include interprofessional training for students/interns, faculty, and field supervisors to provide quality behavioral health services.

  • Limitations on Applications: 2 per applicant
  • Sponsor Deadline: June 12, 2017

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) (R25)
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The over-arching goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 25, 2017
The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) program is designed to provide structured training programs to prepare high-achieving, underrepresented students for doctoral programs in biomedical research fields. Programmatic activities should include authentic research experiences, academic enhancements, skills development, and mentoring. The long-term goal of the program is to enhance the pool of underrepresented students earning baccalaureate and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical research fields and ultimately to contribute to the diversification of the nation's scientific workforce.  
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution

  • UH Internal Deadline: January 13,2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 24, 2017
Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25)
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The over-arching goal of this NIBIB-NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • UH Internal Deadline: March 24, 2017
  • LOI: April 24, 201
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 31, 2017

National Science Foundation

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
The goals of this program are to spur translation of research, to encourage collaboration between academia and industry, and to train students to understand innovation and entrepreneurship. NSF funding through I-Corps Sites enables academic institutions to support teams whose projects are likely candidates for commercialization.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • UH Internal Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: February 8, 2018

Competition for the Management and Operation of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
The awardee will work closely with NSF and the university community to ensure that NCAR continues to support, sustain and advance the atmospheric, geospace and related sciences, including the promotion of a diverse STEM workforce. The awardee will manage and develop the NCAR staff, buildings and facilities, and will promote an ambitious, coherent and inclusive program of research and education.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per organization
  • Sponsor Deadline: August 7, 2017

National Endowment for the Humanities

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per applicant
  • Sponsor Deadline: June 6, 2017

Department of Agriculture

In FY 2017, the Food Safety Outreach Program will focus on delivery of customized training to members of the target audiences. New projects will focus on, but are not limited to, addressing knowledge and resource gaps for the target audience in the areas of pre- and post-harvest water testing and sampling, soil amendments, developing supply chain programs, and/or developing food safety plans. The program will continue to fund projects that develop bilingual and culturally appropriate training resources.
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • Sponsor Deadline: June 6, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts

Art Works or Challenge America
Art Works:To support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts. Matching grants generally range from $10,000 to $100,000. A minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount is required.
Challenge America:To support projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. Matching grants are for $10,000. A minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount is required.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per applicant
  • UH Internal Deadline: January 6, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: varies by program

Department of Homeland Security

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology  Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) is requesting applications from accredited
U.S. colleges and universities to lead a consortium of universities for a Center for Cross-
Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense (CBTS). OUP is also posting a separate NOFO for eligible applicants to submit single project proposals for consideration as a partner to this Center of Excellence (COE).

  • Limitations on Applications: 10 per research project and 5 per workforce/professional development project
  • Sponsor Deadline: August 4, 2017
The National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS
Prevention has identified telemedicine as a promising strategy to improve retention in HIV care, and HIV
service delivery for better patient health outcomes. This demonstration project will fund two awards, one
for Category A: Implemention and Evaluation and one for Category B: Capacity Building and Technical
Assistance .
  • Limitations on Applications: 1 per institution
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 30, 2017

The Washington Center

Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards
The Washington Center invites nominations for its 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award. The award celebrates the power of partnerships by recognizing institutions demonstrating transformational civic leadership through strategic community partnerships.

  • Limitations on Applications: 1 nomination per institution
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 26, 2017