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Miscellaneous

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
https://www.aaas.org/program/science-technology-policy-fellowships
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
The Science and Technology Policy Fellowships program offers opportunities for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about federal policymaking while using their knowledge and analytical skills to address today's most pressing societal challenges.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256754

The purpose of this program is to support high quality and impact scientific conferences/meetings that are relevant to NIOSH’s scientific mission, program priorities, and to the public health. The mission of NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Department of Homeland Security
DHS S&T Long Range Broad Agency Announcement
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5f2eabdf6207bf8e46a7b2102ad26e66&tab=core&_cview=0

White papers will be accepted until December 31, 2018.

DOD
AFRL Research Collaboration Program
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7c44c490b23294f999f33b1fd24f7ead&tab=core&_cview=1

White papers may be submitted at any time upon issuance of this BAA until December 20, 2017.

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Agriculture and Rural Development

NIH
Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-366.html
The purpose of this announcement is to invite the submission of grant applications that utilize agriculturally important domestic animal species to improve human health through the advancement of basic and translational research deemed highly relevant to both agricultural and biomedical research. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
USDA
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/higher-education-multicultural-scholars-program-msp
Application Deadline: October 31, 2017
The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities.
USDA
Specialty Crop Research Initiative Request for Pre-Applications
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297651
Application Deadline: December 8, 2017
The purpose of this program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic food production systems. 

Anticipated Opportunities

Department of Energy
Notice of Intent: Energy Efficiency R&D for Fluid-Power Systems in Off-Road Vehicles
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297717
The Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001814) that supports research technologies and innovations that can improve the energy efficiency of fluid power systems for commercial off-road where fluid power systems actuate most of the functions.

Only a notice of intent has been issued for this program. Applications will not be accepted until the formal funding announcement is released. 
NIH
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Alzheimer's Disease Centers (P30)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297848
NIA intends to publish a funding opportunity announcement to solicit applications for NIA-designated Alzheimer's Disease Centers to foster research on the nature of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and serve as major sources of development of more effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis, care and therapy. 
NIH
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297846
NINDS intends to re-issue a program announcement with special review considerations (PAR) to solicit applications for "Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54)". The goal of this initiative is to provide support for translational research to develop therapeutics for reducing mortality and morbidity caused by acute exposures to chemical threat agents. 

Arts and Humanities

American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
http://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements
The Rome Prize supports innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. The fellowships include a stipend, room and board, and an individual work space at the American Academy in Rome's 11-acre campus. Recipients are generally invited to Rome for 11 months although there is some variation in length depending on discipline. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2017, for an additional fee.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Visiting Scholars Program
https://www.amacad.org/content/about/about.aspx?d=363&t=4&s=0
Application Deadline: October 27, 2017
The Visiting Scholars Program offers residential research fellowships to postdoctoral fellows in the humanities and social sciences who are working on projects relating to American history, culture, and public policy from the founding period to the present.
American Council of Learned Societies
Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
http://www.acls.org/programs/chinese-culture/
Application Deadline: November 8, 2017
ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective for collaborative work in China Studies. The program supports collaborative work of three types: planning meetings, workshops, and conferences. Proposals must include at least one scholar from Taiwan.
American Council of Learned Societies
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/
Application Deadline: November 8, 2017
This program seeks to maintain the vitality of China studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. The program offers three competitions: 1) Predissertation-Summer Travel Grants, for graduate students who wish to conduct preliminary preparations in China prior to beginning basic research for the dissertation; 2) Postdoctoral Fellowships, for scholars who are preparing their Ph.D. dissertation for publication or who are embarking on new research projects; and 3) Collaborative Reading-Workshop Grants, for scholars of different disciplines to investigate texts that constitute essential points of entry to Chinese periods, traditions, communities, or events in contemporary or historical times.
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Centers

NIH
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-379.html
This announcement encourages the submission of applications that requires multi-project, synergistic collaboration between outstanding scientists that blends multiple research approaches by multi-disciplinary research teams. This Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program is designed to support three or more highly meritorious projects that can offer significant scientific advantages and "synergy" that could not be achieved by supporting the same projects as individual research grants. Each CERCIH must be focused on questions of high relevance to the mission of NCCIH.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-436.html
The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science program establishes academic Centers for advanced genome research.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Core "Center of Excellence" Grant Program (P30)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-121.html
NIDA Core Center of Excellence Grants (P30) are intended to bring together investigators currently funded by NIH or other Federal or non-Federal sources, to enhance the effectiveness of existing research and also to extend the focus of research to drug abuse and addiction. It is expected that a Center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. Incremental work should not be the focus of Center activities; rather, new and creative directions are encouraged. An application should integrate and promote research in existing funded projects, to achieve new and creative directions. It is expected that individual core activities reflect a relationship to the integrating theme of the Center and the Center is expected to provide research opportunities and experiences to new investigators, and share findings, data and their resources, consistent with achieving the goals of the program. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-393.html
This solicitation announces the availability of support for collaborative research by multi-disciplinary teams that is of high priority to NIDA and leads to synergistic outcomes based on the synthesis of multiple research approaches. Funds will support research in which the funding of three or more highly meritorious projects as a group enriches both the component projects and the overall program to offer significant scientific advantages over supporting the same projects as individual research grants (i.e., synergy). For the duration of the award, each Program must consist of a minimum of three research projects focused on issues critical to advance the mission and goals of NIDA. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Conservation and the Environment

Surdna Foundation
Sustainable Environments Program
http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/sustainable-environments.html
The Sustainable Environments Program seeks to create just and sustainable communities in the following ways:
  • Clean, affordable, equitable, high-quality, and efficient transportation and land use development that better connects critical services, jobs, schools, housing, and other regional destinations;
  • Efforts to capture storm water and slowly release it into the existing network of drains, pipes, and sewers, or reuse it where it falls to cultivate natural green spaces; and
  • Ways to make it easier to get local, sustainably produced food from our farms to the markets closest to where it's grown and to better connect food producers and consumers.
Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.

Education and Outreach

Brady Education Foundation
Program Development and Evaluation Grants
http://www.bradyeducationfoundation.org/applicationguidelines.html
The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the achievement and opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with poverty. To advance this mission, the Foundation is accepting stage-one applications for projects related to the development and evaluation of programs that are consistent with a strengths-based approach and show promise of being feasible, effective, and sustainable.

Stage 1 proposals are due December 1, 2017. Invited Stage 2 proposals are due April 1, 2018
Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294184
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
The Institute's purpose in awarding these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, and education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through post-secondary and adult education. Applications must address low-cost, short-duration evaluation of education interventions.
Department of Energy
Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program
https://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/
Application Deadline: November 16, 2017
The goal of this program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics careers critically important to the Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at Department of Energy laboratories. It provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a laboratory/facility in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission.
National Education Association (NEA) Foundation
Learning and Leadership Grants
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
Through its Learning and Leadership program, the NEA Foundation makes awards of (1) up to $2,000 to support high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research and (2) up to $5,000 to support group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.

Applications are reviewed three times per year: February 1, June 1, and October 15 (annually).
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Engineering and Technology

American Concrete Institute Foundation
Concrete Research Council Grants
https://www.acifoundation.org/research
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
The American Concrete Institute Foundation promotes progress, innovation, and collaboration by supporting research and scholarships, while also serving as an independent resource to provide thought leadership and strategic direction for the concrete industry. Toward that end, the Foundation's Concrete Research Council will award grants of up to $50,000 for research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures. 
Department of Energy
Emerging Technologies Opportunity Program
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=e747cde298fce06c0b0419467e87cc4d&tab=core&_cview=1
The objectives of this program are to identify and fund new and existing partners to develop promising projects focused on new technical capabilities in methods for rapid prototyping of gene and pathway function. Such capabilities include high-throughput cell-based systems for biological and metabolic characterization, cell-free technologies that enable scaleable in vitro gene and pathway functional analyses, and sensor-based technologies that enable in vivo reporting of metabolic activity and/or activity-based cell sorting.

Required letters of intent are due by August 30, 2017. Full applications are due after invitation only by October 20, 2017.
Department of Energy
Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilots Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296746&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=ed094e3dad-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-ed094e3dad-212708225
Application Deadline: October 19, 2017
This program seeks applications for projects to design, construct, and operate large-scale pilots of transformational coal technologies aimed at enabling step change improvements in coal powered system performance, efficiency, and cost of electricity. 
Department of Energy
Innovative Solutions for Fish Passage at Hydropower Dams
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=eafb95ad81-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-eafb95ad81-212708225#FoaId0e9f03ca-efcb-4512-9829-50f8fa635019
The Water Power Technologies Office seeks early-stage research into innovative fish passage technoloy to effectively provide volitional upstream fish passage while reducing both construction and operational costs compared to existing methods. 

Required concept papers are due by October 23, 2017. Full applications are due by December 7, 2017.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Antiquarian Society
AAS-NEH Long-Term Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
These residential fellowships provide support for four to twelve months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections to persons who have already completed their formal professional training.
American Antiquarian Society
Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
These visiting academic research fellowships are offered to scholars holding a Ph.D., doctoral candidates who are engaged in dissertation research, and others holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research (e.g., a master's degree in library science or M.F.A.) for one to two months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections.
American Association of University Women
American Fellowships
http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication. 
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Internal Funding

Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research
Cycle 12: Energy Instrumentation Grant
http://ncesr.unl.edu/event.php?eventID=2924
Application Deadline: November 3, 2017
This program seeks innovative laboratory instrumentation proposals that will facilitate energy science research. All areas of energy science research will be considered, including but not limited to: biofuels and bioproducts; carbon management; energy use efficiency; energy conversion; energy storage; materials; and water, energy and agriculture. Proposed instrumentation requests must show that the instrumentation obtained will be maintained and made available to all faculty, researchers, and students at UNL.

For more information, please contact Dr. Michael Nastasi at mnastasi2@unl.edu. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
2018 - 2019 Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=241
Application Deadline: October 27, 2017
This program is designed to foster research, scholarship, and creative activity in the arts and humanities to support excellence in these disciplines and to increase competitiveness for external grants. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
2018 - 2019 Layman New Directions Awards
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=240
Application Deadline: November 10, 2017
This program provides funding for tenured faculty (Associate/Full) who are re-entering research or branching into new directions, to enhance the grantee's ability to obtain external research funding.
Office of Research and Economic Development
2018 - 2019 Layman Seed Awards
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=240
Application Deadline: November 10, 2017
This program provides funding for projects by non-tenured early career faculty, to enhance the grantee's ability to obtain external research funding.
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International

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Grand Challenges Explorations
https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org
Application Deadline: November 8, 2017
The Grand Challenges Explorations program fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Applications are accepted in three categories: (1) healthy minds for adolescent mothers: achieving healthy outcomes for the family; (2) innovations for integrated diagnostics systems; and (3) novel approaches for improving timeliness of routine immunization birth dose and healthcare worker skill in low-resource settings.
Department of State
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
International Education Administrators seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country's education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two-week grant duration.  

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
Department of State
Fulbright Specialist Program
https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/the-fulbright-specialist-program/
The Fulbright Specialist Program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions.

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
Israel Institute for Advanced Studies
Research Group Proposals
http://www.as.huji.ac.il/rgopencall
Research proposals may be submitted by initiator(s) affiliated with any academic institution in Israel or abroad. Proposals may cover any research topic from all disciplines, including interdisciplinary research, and must seek to be innovative with potential impact on their research field. Scholars spend their residency at in Jerusalem where they are provided a nurturing and stimulating academic environment, as well as administrative support. Fellows from abroad receive a generous fellowship and a family accommodation.

Pre-proposals are accepted April 1 - September 1, 2017.

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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

NIH
Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-328.html
This announcement encourages applications to analyze and address ethical, legal, or policy challenges specific to work with key populations in HIV research or health care. 

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-327.html
This announcement encourages applications to analyze and address ethical, legal, or policy challenges specific to work with key populations in HIV research or health care. 

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.

Libraries and Museums

Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Museums
http://imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-museums
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services for the American public.
National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/preliminary-proposal/prelim.html
This program supports projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of all types of major historical records collections. Projects may: 1) digitize historical records collections, or related collections, held by a single institution and make them freely available online, 2) provide access to born-digital records, 3) create new freely-available virtual collections drawn from historical records held by multiple institutions, or 4) create new tools and methods for users to access records.

Required preliminary proposals are due by January 19, 2018, with full invited proposals then due July 11, 2018.
National Archives and Records Administration
Archives Leadership Institute
https://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/leadership.html
Application Deadline: December 7, 2017
This program seeks proposals from organizations to continue the Archives Leadership Institute. First funded in 2008, the Archives Leadership Institute seeks to bring to tomorrow's leaders the insights and understanding necessary for increasing public use and appreciation of archives. The program envisions a minimum of a one-week program that will tailor contemporary best practices in leadership skills to issues specific to archives professionals. The grantee will be responsible for all project phases, from curriculum design and development through administering the program for the attendees it selects.

Life Sciences

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-423.html
This announcement invites applications for grant funding to conduct large research projects focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Small Research Grant Program (R03)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-147.html

This announcement encourages small research grant applications in expresses AHRQ priority areas of interest. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

AMBRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research
Alcohol Research Grants
http://www.abmrf.org/appyling_grant
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
The AMBRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research invites applications for research projects focused on the effects of alcohol consumption on human health and behavior. The foundation encourages basic and clinical research, including epidemiology. 
American Association for Cancer Research
NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=48#.WZh-iK2ZMvq
This grant mechanism is intended to promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research that may not be funded through conventional channels. It is expected that these grants will catalyze significant scientific discoveries and help talented young investigators gain scientific independence.

Letters of intent are due September 22, 2017. Full proposals are due January 8, 2018.
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Limited Submission Competitions

Blavatnik Family Foundation
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
http://blavatnikawards.org/awards/national-awards/
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
These awards honor America's most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers. They celebrate the past accomplishments and future potential of young faculty members working in three disciplinary categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Every year, one nominee in each category will be named a Blavatnik Laureate and awarded $250,000 in unrestricted funds.

Because institutions may submit only one nomination in each disciplinary category to the 2018 competition, a limited submission competition is underway to identify the faculty that will be put forward for nomination. Guidelines for the limited submission competition can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By3f6y3Kf7OAM0JkdFlDSVQ5cEU/view. When submitting an Intent to Submit, please clearly indicate your disciplinary category of interest.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by September 8, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Brain Research Foundation
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
http://www.thebrf.org/for-researchers/fayfrank-seed-grant-program/
Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
The goal of the Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program is to provide start-up money for new and innovative research projects that have the potential to become competitive for an NIH grant or other external funding sources. To be eligible, the PI must be a full-time assistant or associate professor working in the field of neuroscience.

An institution may nominate one faculty member to submit a Letter of Intent to this program. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 30, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
http://dreyfus.org/awards/camille_dreyfus_teacher_award.shtml
Application Deadline: February 8, 2018
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

An institute may make one nomination for this program. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 30, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Graham Foundation
Carter Manny Award
http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grant_programs/?mode=award
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
The Carter Manny Award supports dissertation research and writing by promising Ph.D. candidate scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary focus and have the potential to shape architectural discourse.

A department may nominate up to two candidates: one for a research award and one for a writing award.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 2, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

NASA
Asteroid Redirect Mission Umbrella for Partnerships
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/viewrepositorydocument/cmdocumentid=532358/solicitationId=%7BA425E03C-5CA3-8F67-EB63-81E83524E959%7D/viewSolicitationDocument=1/ARM_Umbrella_BAA_rev.pdf
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicits concept studies for basic and applied research and technology demonstrations, and mission investigations through partnerships with NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). The ARM is part of NASA's plan to advance the technologies, capabilities, and spaceflight experience needed for continuing human exploration. 

Specific collaborative research and partnership opportunities will be announced by issuing appendices to this BAA.
NASA
ROSES 2017: Astrophysics Research and Analysis
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={FA4087E9-4195-3F70-F210-1B856CACD947}&path=open
The Astrophysics Research and Analysis Program solicits basic research proposals for investigations that are relevant to NASA's programs in astronomy and astrophysics and includes research over the entire range of photons, gravitational waves, and particle astrophysics.

Notices of intent are due January 8, 2018. Full proposals are due March 15, 2018.
NASA
ROSES 2017: CYGNSS Competed Science Team
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296369
This ROSES element seeks to expand the utility of measurements from the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission by demonstrating other scientific uses and end-user applications of the mission's science data products.

Notices of intent are requested by September 8, 2017. Full proposals are due November 8, 2017.
NASA
ROSES 2017: Discovery Data Analysis Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296349
The objective of the Discovery Data Analysis Program is to enhance the scientific return of Discovery Program missions and broaden the scientific participation in the analysis of data, both recent and archived, collected by Discovery missions.

Step-1 proposals are required and due September 21, 2017. Step-2 proposals are due November 21, 2017.
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Association
Psychological Science Research Grant
http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-science.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: December 5, 2017
This grant provides support for graduate students conducting psychological science research studies, with additional funding reserved specifically for diversity-focused research.
American Psychological Foundation
David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/wechsler.aspx
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
This grant provides up to $25,000 to support early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence, and/or the assessment aspects of cognition.
American Psychological Foundation
Pearson Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Through the Pearson Early Career program, the foundation will award a single grant of $12,000 to an early career clinician for an innovative, scientifically based clinical project in the area of serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance, or adults with serious mental illness.
American Psychological Foundation
Trauma Psychology Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/trauma-psychology-grant.aspx
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
The Trauma Psychology Grant seeks to support innovative work to alleviate trauma. Proposals will be evaluated based on the quality, viability, and potential impact of the proposed project; originality, innovation, and contribution to the field of trauma; and the applicant's demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work. 
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Transportation

Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134953
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Visiting Scholar