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Miscellaneous


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Innovation Grants
http://www.afsp.org/research/research-grant-information
Application Deadline: 11/16/2015The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention funds research, offers educational programs, advocates for public policy, and supports those affected by suicide. The Foundation is open to biological, psychological, and sociological approaches and encourages multidisciplinary research.
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 Commerce
Innovative Metrics for Economic Development - Proof of Concept Study
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277694
Application Deadline: 08/21/2015The Economic Development Administration is seeking applications to develop and test measures, metrics, indicators, and methodologies to help the agency more effectively assess, evaluate, and report on the full impact of its economic development investments on regional economies across the nation.
Department of Commerce
Studying the Economic Impact of Documentary Standards
http://nist.gov/tpo/collaborations/upload/2015-NIST-TPO-02_8JUL15.pdf
Application Deadline: 08/24/2015This program is seeking applications to develop and disseminate data and tools to assess the economic impact of documentary standards. The awardee will collaborate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to understand and empirically assess the role of various organizations in standards development and analyze the impacts that documentary standards have on U.S. economic activity and innovation.
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Arts and Humanities


American Council of Learned Societies
Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
http://www.acls.org/programs/chinese-culture/
Application Deadline: 11/04/2015ACLS 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 as a participant.
American Council of Learned Societies
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/
Application Deadline: 11/04/2015This 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:
  • Predissertation-Summer Travel Grants, for graduate students who wish to conduct preliminary preparations in China prior to beginning basic research for the dissertation.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships, for scholars who are preparing or augmenting their Ph.D. dissertation research for publication or who are embarking on new research projects.
  • 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.
American Council of Learned Societies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/
Application Deadline: 11/17/2015This program offers a set of fellowship and grant competitions that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies. Opportunities are offered to scholars at various stages of their careers.
Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
Craft Research Fund
http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/grants/craft-research-fund/

The goals of this program are to explore the inter-relationship among craft, art, design, and contemporary culture; support innovative research on critical issues in craft theory and history; foster new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field in the United States; and advance investigation of neglected questions on craft history and criticism in the United States.

Exhibition Research Grants, Project Grants, and Graduate Research Grants are due October 9, 2015; Travel Grants are due October 30, 2015.

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Conservation and the Environment


Department of Commerce
Climate Program Office FY 2016
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277620
Application Deadline: 09/23/2015The Climate Program Office (CPO) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) manages competitive research programs through which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth's climate system and to foster the application of this knowledge to enable effective decisions. The CPO is seeking applications for 10 individual competitions for FY 2016.
NSF and the National Natural Science Foundation of China
Dear Colleague Letter: U.S.-China Joint Research Projects in Environmental Sustainability
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15091/nsf15091.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
Application Deadline: 10/20/2015NSF and the National Natural Science Foundation of China are partnering to encourage joint research by U.S.-China teams collaborating on fundamental research that addresses critical environmental sustainability challenges. This call is for research proposals from joint U.S.-China teams in two environmental sustainability topic areas: (1) Combustion Related to Sustainable Energy and (2) Urban Water Sustainability.

Education and Outreach


Department of Education
Coordinating Center for Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities into Higher Education
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277503
Application Deadline: 08/10/2015The purpose of this program is to support a national coordinating center charged with conducting and disseminating research on strategies to promote positive academic, social, employment, and independent living outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities. 
Department of Education
Disability Innovation Fund: Automated Personalization Computing Project
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278040
Application Deadline: 09/08/2015The purpose of the Disability Innovation Fund is to support innovative activities aimed at improving the outcomes of individuals with disabilities. The purpose of this priority is to enter into a cooperative agreement to implement a pilot project that would improve outcomes for individuals with disabilities by increasing access to information and communication technologies through automatic personalization of needed assistive technology. 
Department of Education
Education Research and Development Centers
http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ncer_rfas/randd.asp
Application Deadline: 08/20/2015

The Institute of Education Sciences requests applications for research centers that will contribute to its Education Research and Development Centers Program. The Institute supports centers that are intended to contribute significantly to the solution of education problems in the United States by engaging in research, development, evaluation, and national leadership activities aimed at improving the education system and, ultimately, student achievement. For the FY 2016 competition, the Institute invites applications in the topic area of virtual learning.

A letter of intent is requested by May 21, 2015.

Department of Education
Education Research Grants
http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ncer_progs.asp
Application Deadline: 08/06/2015

The Institute of Education Sciences requests applications for research projects that will contribute to its Education Research Grants program. Through this program, the Institute seeks to improve the quality of education for all students - prekindergarten through postsecondary and adult education - by advancing the understanding of and practices for teaching, learning, and organizing education systems. 

A letter of intent is requested by May 21, 2015.

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Engineering and Technology


Department of Commerce
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs
http://www.nist.gov/director/upload/20150604-FY15-MSE-FFO.pdf

The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) Grant Program provides financial assistance to support the conduct of research or a recipient's portion of collaborative research in the following fields: materials science and engineering, materials measurement science, biosystems and biomaterials, biomolecular measurements, chemical sciences, and applied chemicals and materials.

With the exception of the Fire Research Grant Program, applications will be considered on a continuing/rolling basis. 

Department of Energy
Applications for Technologies Directed at Capturing Carbon Dioxide from Low Concentration Sources to Support the Coal Industry
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6954
Application Deadline: 08/03/2015

Applications are sought for cost-effective carbon dioxide (CO2) capture or conversion solutions for coal-relevant applications as part of an all-of-the-above climate strategy. Proposed technologies should mitigate CO2 from coal-relevant gases with CO2 concentrations of less than one volume percent at the laboratory scale on simulated gas.

For a copy of this solicitation, email Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu.

Department of Energy
DOE Traineeship in Power Engineering (Leveraging Wide Bandgap Power Electronics)
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=80d2506f64-FS_7_21_157_21_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-80d2506f64-212708225#FoaId338d5147-0c23-43c8-8c7e-5d3702def5c7
The purpose of this program is to create a Department of Energy-funded Graduate Power Engineering Traineeship Program that supports university-led traineeships that strategically address workforce training needs in the area of power engineering (leveraging wide bandgap power electronics).

Letters of intent, which are required, are due August 7, 2015.
Department of Energy
Nuclear Science and Engineering Nonproliferation Research Consortium
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6938
Application Deadline: 08/19/2015

The purpose of this program is to award a five-year cooperative agreement to a consortium of accredited U.S. colleges and universities that will allow them to receive and administer research and development funding awarded by the Department of Energy's Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (DNN R&D). DNN R&D sponsors research and development across all disciplines of nuclear science and security.

For a copy of this solicitation, please contact tlee9@unl.edu

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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships


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: 10/23/2015The Visiting Scholars Program offers residential research fellowships for junior faculty members and 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 Association for the Advancement of Science
Science & Technology Policy Fellowships
http://www.aaas.org/page/become-st-policy-fellow
Application Deadline: 11/01/2015

The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks candidates from a broad array of backgrounds to become Science & Technology Policy Fellows. Applicants must have solid scientific and technical credentials and the endorsement of three references; show a commitment to serve society; exhibit good communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and the ability to engage with non-scientific audiences; and demonstrate integrity, problem-solving ability, good judgment, flexibility, and leadership qualities.

American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships
http://www.acls.org/programs/collaborative/
Application Deadline: 09/23/2015The aim of this fellowship program is to offer small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project in the humanities and related social sciences. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product, such as a joint print or web publication.
American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS Fellowship Program
http://www.acls.org/programs/acls/
Application Deadline: 09/23/2015The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. Fellowships are offered to scholars at the assistant, associate, and full professor level.
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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL


Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
Pilot Grant Competition
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/pilot-project-rfa-2015/
Application Deadline: 08/31/2015

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases invites applications for its pilot grant competition. The primary objective of this pilot grant program is to stimulate research in the area of nutrient signaling and to enhance competitiveness in obtaining extramural support. 

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
Pilot Projects
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/pilot-project-rfa-2015/
Application Deadline: 08/31/2015The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases, funded by a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the NIH, invites applications for its pilot grant competition.The primary objective of this pilot grant program is to stimulate research in the area of nutrient signaling and to enhance competitiveness in obtaining extramural support. 
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
Special Seed Grants
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/seed-grant-rfa-2015/
Application Deadline: 09/30/2015The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases, funded by a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the NIH, invites applications for its Seed Grant competition. This is special, one-time, funding of $42,000 available for projects with a required end date of May 31, 2016. The primary objective of this seed grant program is to stimulate research in the area of obesity research and nutrient signaling and to enhance competitiveness in obtaining extramural support. 
UNL Extreme Light Core Facility
Request for Applications: Access to High-Power Laser Light
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6868

Program funds will provide access to the novel capabilities of ultra-short pulses of high-peak power laser light. This opportunity to initiate preliminary experiments and collect foundational data should serve as the basis for future research proposals for federal funding.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and awarded until October 31, 2015 based on the availability of funds.

To obtain a copy of the request for applications, please contact Tisha Mullen at tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu.

Interdisciplinary Centers


American Heart Association
Go Red for Women Research Network
http://my.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@rsch/documents/downloadable/ucm_474650.pdf
Application Deadline: 11/17/2015

This solicitation seeks to have basic, clinical, and population/behavioral health teams join together to submit propsals that address the topic of women's health via their individual areas of expertise.

A letter of intent is due August 31, 2015.

DOD
U.S. Army Armaments Research, Development and Engineering Centers (ARDEC) Benet Laboratories (BL)
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=3a38e9bcd7f43c890a011301ff30d898&tab=core&_cview=0
Application Deadline: 07/31/2016
NIH
Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-041.html

Application dates are July 28, 2014; July 28, 2015; and July 28, 2016.

NIH
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-195.html

The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Sciences (CEGS) program establishes academic centers for advanced genome research. Each CEGS grant will support a multi-investigator, interdisciplinary team addressing a critical issue in genomic science or genomic medicine, proposing a solution that would be a very substantial advance.

Applications are due July 2, 2014; May 20, 2015; and May 20, 2016.

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International


European Union
Horizon 2020: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing
http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/doc/call/h2020/common/1587763-08._health_wp2014-2015_en.pdf

Multiple deadlines apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
International Research Collaboration on Alcohol and Alcoholism (U01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-268.html

This funding annoucement invites applications for the purpose of fostering international collaborations between alcohol research investigators within the United States and investigators located at non-United States laboratories and performance sites for the mutual advancement of our understanding of alcohol problems and of clinical and public health approaches to their solutions. The program is intended to provide funds for research activities to be undertaken jointly between the U.S. and non-U.S. laboratory that expands the research direction of both the U.S. and non-U.S. laboratories in a collaborative manner.

Standard application deadlines apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
Turkey-US Collaborative Program for Affordable Medical Technologies (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-276.html

This announcement invites applications from research partnerships formed between scientists from U.S. and Turkey to accelerate the development of appropriate affordable diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, which address medical needs in low-middle resource settings. Appropriate medical technologies are those that are useable, cost effective, sustainable, and effective in meeting a significant clinical need in a lower-middle resource setting in different world regions.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

USAID
Broad Agency Announcement: Increasing Protection for Vulnerable Groups in Haiti
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276998

This Broad Agency Announcement seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address increasing protection for vulnerable groups in Haiti. USAID invites organizations and companies to participate with USAID to create more strategic, focused, and results-oriented solutions and apply scientific and research-motivated approaches to support sustainable development outcomes. 

Deadlines vary; see the solicitation and individual addenda for details.

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Journalism and Media


NIH
Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-262.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-263.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights


NIH
Public Health Impact of the Changing Policy/Legal Environment for Marijuana (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-14-020.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Libraries and Museums


National Archives and Records Administration
Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/editions.html

This program seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records. Projects may focus on the papers of major figures from American history or cover broad historical movements in politics, military, business, social reform, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience.

The first deadline of June 17, 2015 is only open to currently funded National Historical Publications and Records Commission documentary edition projects. The October 8, 2015 deadline is open to all eligible applicants. 

OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education
Library and Information Science Research Grant Program
http://www.oclc.org/research/grants/call.html
Application Deadline: 09/15/2015

OCLC Research, in partnership with the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is accepting applications for research projects that contribute to a better understanding of how the integration of new technologies affects the information environment and user behavior. Research related (but not limited) to the following areas is encouraged: (1) the impact of digital technology on libraries, museums, and archives; (2) social media, learning, and information-seeking behavior; and (3) new developments in knowledge organization (metadata, social tagging, linked data, etc.).

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
Library and Information Science Research Grant Program
http://www.oclc.org/research/grants/call.html?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=80dc0e25cf-FS_2_24_152_24_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-80dc0e25cf-212708225
Application Deadline: 09/15/2015

In recognition of the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, OCLC and ALISE promote independent research that helps integrate new technologies that offer innovative approaches and contributes to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors.

Life Sciences


Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research (R18)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-004.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-290.html

The Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grant (R18) is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The project will be performed by the named investigator and study team. The R18 research plan proposed by the applicant institution/organization must be related to the mission and priority research interests of AHRQ.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details. 

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-291.html

The Research Project Grant is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The project will be performed by the named investigator and study team. The R01 research plan proposed by the applicant institution/organization must be related to the mission and priority research interests of AHRQ.

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.

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Limited Submission Competitions


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Sloan Research Fellowships
http://www.sloan.org/sloan-research-fellowships/
Application Deadline: 09/15/2015The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

Candidates must be nominated by a department head or other senior researcher. More than one candidate from a department may be nominated, but no more than three.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 08/03/2015. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

CEC ArtsLink
ArtsLink Projects
http://www.cecartslink.org/grants/artslink_projects/
Application Deadline: 01/14/2016ArtsLink Projects provide support for projects in eligible foreign countries. Applicants must be working with an artist or organization in the chosen region, and projects should be designed to benefit participants and audiences in both the U.S. and the host country. This deadline is for performing arts and literature projects.

An applicant may not submit more than one ArtsLink Projects application per year.   

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 08/10/2015. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Department of Education
Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences
http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ncer_rfas/training.asp
Application Deadline: 08/20/2015

Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences aim to prepare individuals to conduct rigorous and relevant education research that advances knowledge within the field and addresses issues important to education policymakers and practitioners. For FY 2016, applications are accepted under one topic only: Pathways to the Education Sciences Research Training Program. This program funds training programs at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) and institutions of higher education that partner with MSIs. A letter of intent is requested by May 21, 2015.

An institution may submit only one application to the Pathways Training Program. This restriction does not affect submissions to the Institute’s research grant programs (i.e., submitting an application to a training grant program has no bearing on applying to the research grant programs).

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Inclusive Excellence: Engaging All Students in Science
http://www.hhmi.org/sites/default/files/inclusive-excellence.pdf
Application Deadline: 12/01/2015

The goal of this initiative is to help institutions build capacity to effectively engage all students in science throughout their undergraduate years, especially those who come to college via nontraditional pathways.

UNL may submit a single pre-application to this funding program. The Office of Research and Economic Development is conducting an internal competition to identify the faculty team that will submit this pre-application. For instructions regarding the internal competition, please contact Tisha Mullen at tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu or 402-472-2894. Teams wishing to apply to the Inclusive Excellence program must provide notification of intent to submit and a two-page internal pre-proposal by noon on July 8, 2015.

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences


Department of Energy
Collaborative Fusion Energy Research in the DIII-D National Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278028

The Fusion Energy Sciences Program is seeking grant applications for collaborative research in fusion energy science as part of the DIII-D national research program. The mission of the DIII-D program is to establish the scientific basis for the optimization of the tokamak approach to fusion energy production. 

Pre-applications, which are required, are due August 17, 2015.

Department of Energy
FY 2015 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2015/SC_FOA_0001204
Application Deadline: 09/30/2015

The Office of Science of the Department of Energy hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DE-FOA-0001204, is our annual, broad, open solicitation that covers all of the research areas in the Office of Science and is open throughout the Fiscal Year.

Department of Energy
FY 2016 Research Opportunities in High Energy Physics
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277813
Application Deadline: 09/17/2015The Office of High Energy Physics (HEP) invites new and renewal grant applications for support of research programs in high energy physics. The mission of the HEP program is to understand how the universe works at its most fundamental level.

Letters of intent are strongly encouraged and should be submitted by August 13, 2015.
NASA
Economic Research for Space Development - Appendix A
http://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={16A140CF-C66B-6C49-1F9B-BE155CA5E1C0}&path=init
Application Deadline: 08/31/2015NASA invites U.S. organizations to submit proposals for economic research on the emerging space ecosystem. Proposals are encouraged to address the following: (1) sociological and economic research into the socioeconomic environment for American entrepreneurship in areas of space exploration and development, (2) logistics for in-space propellant production and supply within architectures for space exploration and development, (3) econometric analysis of the impact of space activities and research and development in the context of regional development and clusters, (4) empirical demand-side assessments of the relative size of potential revenue sources for commercial space stations, and (5) methods for developing profitable manufacturing and production applications in microgravity.

Notices of intent are due August 7, 2015.
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Social Sciences


CDC
NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-252.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

CDC
NIOSH Small Research Program (R03)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-200.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-129.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

DOD
U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences BAA for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Scientific Research (FY13-18)
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=219293

This BAA is a continuously open five-year announcement valid throughout the period beginning February 6, 2013 and ending February 5, 2018.

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Transportation


Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Conference Grant Program (R13)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-017.html

Applications are due February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 annually

Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134953
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019