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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

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

Department of Agriculture

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

Centers for Disease Control