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Miscellaneous

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Forum on Science and Technology Policy
http://www.aaas.org/page/forum-science-technology-policy
The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. The forum will be held April 14-15, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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.

Department of Justice
Research, Development, and Evaluation Technologies to Improve School Safety
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291258
Application Deadline: March 30, 2017
This program funds rigorous research to produce practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. Applications for projects that demonstrate and evaluate the application of existing technologies to improve school safety or that develop, demonstrate, and evaluate innovative, new technologies that can improve the safety of schools are encouraged. 
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Agriculture and Rural Development

NASA
ROSES 2016: Earth Science Applications: Food Security and Agriculture
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291424
The primary objective of this call is to enable and advance uses of Earth observations by domestic and international organizations to benefit food security and agriculture. This call includes applications development, user characterization and engagement, innovative communications work, and socioeconomic impact analyses as part of the activities. 

Notices of Intent to propose are requested by February 17, 2017. Proposals are due April 7, 2017.
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
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291192
This program seeks to co-invest with partners in innovative, workable and cost-effective approaches to benefit farming, ranching, and forest operations, local economies, and the communities and resources in a watershed or other geographic area.

Pre-applications are due April 21, 2017. Full applications may be submitted by invitation only.
USDA
Special Research Grants Program: Potato Breeding Research
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/potato-breeding-research
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for commercial production. As used herein, varietal development and testing is research using conventional breeding and/or biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato varieties. Aspects of evaluation, screening, and testing must support variety development.

Arts and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies
Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Grants for Universities
http://www.acls.org/programs/LuceRJIAgrants/
Application Deadline: March 23, 2017
These grants will support efforts to catalyze collaborations at universities with strengths in the study of religion, journalism and media, and international affairs.
American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
http://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
This award program is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and the exploration of new and innovative music therapy treatments. To be eligible, the project's primary investigator must be an American Music Therapy Association member in good standing.
American Philosophical Society
Phillips Fund for Native American Research
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips?elq=f2e97c4eab864a188267d5f4fc823013&elqCampaignId=2310&elqaid=7671&elqat=1&elqTrackId=148b207e75d84e0caaa11a76446fefd0
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
These grants support research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada. Grants are not made for projects in archaeology, ethnography, psycholinguistics, or for the preparation of pedagogical materials.
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Artist Support Grants
http://demingfund.org/apply-pd-11.php
This program provides artist support grants to individual feminist women for projects that are well underway. The deadline for nonfiction and poetry projects is January 31, 2017, and the deadline for visual art, fiction, and mixed genre projects is January 31, 2018.
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Conservation and the Environment

Department of Commerce
FY2016 to FY2017 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280752
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
The purpose of this program is to request applications for special projects and programs associated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s strategic plan and mission goals. Awards are intended as a mechanism to encourage research, education and outreach, innovative projects, or sponsorships that are not addressed through NOAA's competitive discretionary programs.
Department of Commerce
National Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291025
This mission of this program is to develop technological solutions and investigate changes in fishing practices designed to minimize bycatch of fish and protected species as well as minimize mortality and injury of bycaught species. 

Required pre-proposals are due by February 10, 2017. Full applications are due by March 31, 2017
Department of Energy
Subsurface Biogeochemical Research
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290915
This program seeks proposals for standard or exploratory projects that focus on measurements, experiments, and modeling to provide improved quantitative and predictive understanding of the hydrobiogeochemical functioning of watershed systems. 

Required pre-applications are due by February 7, 2017. Full proposals are due by April 5, 2017.
DOD
Omaha District FY17 Sikes Act Cooperative Agreement
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291745
Application Deadline: March 13, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking an institution of higher education for a cooperative agreement to collect, analyze, and apply environmental and cultural resource data and to implement land rehabilitation and maintenance for optimal management of public lands under control of the Department of Defense. 
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Education and Outreach

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Collaboration with Academia to Strengthen Public Health Workforce Capacity
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291425
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
This program seeks to catalyze innovative efforts to provide public health professionals, students, and faculty with the competencies and knowledge to reduce the leading causes of death and illness and build workforce capacity to transform the health system and improve population health. 
Department of Commerce
NIST Standards Services Curricula Development
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291419
Application Deadline: March 27, 2017
This program provides financial assistance to support curriculum development at the undergraduate or graduate level. 
Department of Education
College Assistance Migrant Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291132
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
The purpose of the College Assistance Migrant Program is to provide academic and financial support to help migrant and seasonal farmworkers and members of their immediate family complete their first year of college and continue in postsecondary education.
Department of Education
Education Innovation and Research Program: Early-phase Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290711
The Education Innovation and Research Program provides funding to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students and rigorously evaluate such innovations. Early-phase grants provide funding to support the development, iteration, implementation, and feasibility testing of practices that are expected to be novel and significant relative to others that are underway nationally.

Notices of intent to apply are strongly encouraged and due February 13, 2017. Full applications are due April 13, 2017.
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Engineering and Technology

CISCO
Secure and Private Internet of Things
http://research.cisco.com/research#rfp-201604
The existing approaches to a secure Internet of Things have proven insufficient for new complex architectures. This solicitation requests researchers to propose innovative approaches to address these issues.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Department of Commerce
FY 2017 Ocean Technology Transition Project
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291270&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=f959572d81-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_01_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-f959572d81-212708225
Application Deadline: March 20, 2017
This program seeks research projects which will increase observational and technical capabilities to innovate sensors, data management, decision support products, and other technical capabilities that will improve the ability to monitor and forecast environmental conditions with greater efficiency. 
Department of Commerce
Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290542
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017
This program seeks applications from eligible applicants for activities to accelerate research, development, production, and testing of key broadband technologies and capabilities for first responders.
Department of Energy
2017 Vehicles Technologies Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290715
This program supports applications to accelerate the development and adoption of sustainable transportation technologies as well as create system-level opportunities to significantly increase the energy efficiency of goods and/or people movement.  

Required concept papers are due by January 31, 2017. Full applications are due by March 24, 2017.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Chemical Society
Robert M. Scarborough Graduate/Postgraduate Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.acsmedchem.org/?nd=scarboroughgradexcellence
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017
The annual award is intended to recognize two current graduate students and/or postdoctoral researchers who have had primary leading roles in the significant scientific discoveries that enhance the field of medicinal chemistry.
American Council of Learned Societies
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs
http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/
Application Deadline: March 22, 2017
This program will place recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring.
American Philosophical Society
Library Short-term Resident Research Fellowship
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/resident?elq=f2e97c4eab864a188267d5f4fc823013&elqCampaignId=2310&elqaid=7671&elqat=1&elqTrackId=10eb99f0261242cd95115b5086010ead
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The society is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. The fellowships are open to holders of a Ph.D. or its equivalent, Ph.D. candidates who have passed their preliminary examinations and are researching their dissertations, and degreed independent scholars.
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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL

Government of India and its Department of Science and Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, and Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum
Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program
http://files.constantcontact.com/25037a7a301/dae33a23-dfe2-420f-8ffc-920d8dc45fd4.pdf?ver=1483481679000
Application Deadline: March 17, 2017
The WARI Fellowship Program is a dynamic and transformative program for students pursuing advanced academic research and/or other water-related careers. In 2017, the program will award five UNL students with scholarships to India, where they will conduct research at top-level Indian institutions. Students should be enrolled at the graduate level and in a water-related program, such as agronomy, agricultural economics, biological sciences, chemistry, earth and atmospheric sciences, engineering, hydrology, political science, or natural resources.   

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agricultural Research Divison Strategic (Miscellaneous) Funding
http://ard.unl.edu/funding-opportunities/ard-strategic-miscellaneous-funding
The intent of this program is to provide funding support for unique short-term needs not met by state-allocations, grants, or other internal funding programs. Such needs include requests for travel to research sites, temporary operation and/or personnel salary shortfalls, equipment/equipment repair, cash-flow loans, facility upgrades, and other miscellaneous items.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Institutional Animal Care Program
Special Principal Investigator Training
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9494
The Institutional Animal Care Program is sponsoring a training session for all UNL researchers that use animals on Tuesday, February 28 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Animal Science B100. The session will feature a panel of researchers presenting topics that will enhance animal research. To attend, RSVP with katherine.pinkerton@unl.edu.
Office of Research and Economic Development
Biomedical Research Seed Grants
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=141
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty submitting grant proposals requesting R01 grant support for biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis at any time. 
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Interdisciplinary Centers

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: July 31, 2016
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
Data and Resource Generation Centers for Illuminating the Druggable Genome (U24)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-16-026.html
Application Deadline: March 14, 2017
The goal of this program and its companion announcements is to generate a research consortium to facilitate the unveiling of the functions of selected understudied proteins in the druggable genome using experimental and informatics approaches. 
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International

Department of State
Fulbright Specialist Program
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program
The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas.

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
NIH
Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-057.html
This announcement encourages applications for the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program from U.S. and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions. The application should propose a collaborative training program that will strengthen the capacity of an LMIC institution to conduct infectious disease research. This solicitation will support research-training programs that focus on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, infections that frequently occur as co-infections in HIV-infected individuals or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions of public health importance in LMICs. 

Application dates vary. 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
Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-292.html
The purpose of this announcement is to encourage exploratory/developmental research applications that propose to conduct research to develop or adapt innovative mobile health (mHealth) technology specifically suited for low and middle income countries and determine the health-related outcomes associated with implementation of the technology. Of highest interest are innovative, well-designed multidisciplinary projects that aim to generate generalizable knowledge for the field.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Journalism and Media

National Geographic Society
Expeditions Council Grants
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/grants-programs/ec-apply/
The Expeditions Council is an editorially driven grant program that supports exploration and adventure worldwide. Proposed projects must have the potential to yield compelling stories and images. 

Pre-applications are accepted throughout the year and should be submitted at least six months before anticipated project dates.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Justice
Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290991
Application Deadline: March 2, 2017
This initiative provides funding to develop and implement standards of policy and practice to manage well-resourced, statewide juvenile indigent defense systems; and develop state or regional resource centers to help state, tribal, and local juvenile defense systems enhance the quality of legal representation, leverage resources, and collect and analyze data to measure the effectiveness of specific initiatives.
Department of Justice
Inmate Behavior Management Initiative
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290999
Application Deadline: March 2, 2017
This program seeks proposals providing solutions and best practices for managing inmate behavior through training, technical assistance, and information services, specifically in relation to direct supervision and inmate behavior management in jails and prisons. 
Department of Justice
Investigator-initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291195
Application Deadline: March 24, 2017
This program seeks applications for funding for investigator-initiated research and evaluation projects related to reducing firearms violence and understanding its causes and effects.
Department of Justice
Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290187
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017
The National Institute of Justice seeks proposals for basic research and development projects that will increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice or lead to the production of useful materials, devices, systems or methods that have the potential for forensic application.
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Life Sciences

A-T Children's Project
Research Grants
https://www.communityatcp.org/GrantGuidelines
The A-T Children's Project provides competitive grant awards for basic and translational research grants related to Ataxia-Telangiectasia. 

Letters of intent are due by February 1 and August 1, annually
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
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.
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Limited Submission Competitions

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/henry_dryfus_teacher_award.shtml
Application Deadline: May 18, 2017
The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. The award is based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, and provides an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.

Institutions may submit only one Henry Dreyfus nomination annually.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by February 20, 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).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Validation of Survey Questions to Distinguish Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288978
Application Deadline: February 21, 2017
This project will explore and evaluate the validity of survey questions to distinguish between adultas with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in a representative sample of adult diabetic patients in a diabetes patient registry or database.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by February 6, 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).

Department of Energy
Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=ef798cd16b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_01_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-ef798cd16b-212708225#FoaId746ba36e-9b68-44a4-b4fc-3b77e4df87a3
Application Deadline: March 14, 2017
The Industrial Assessment Center program is a manufacturing efficiency and workforce development initiative which provides training for undergraduate and graduate engineering students in industrial processes, energy assessment procedures, and energy management systems. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by February 6, 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).

Department of Energy
Scaling Up the Next Generation of Building Efficiency Packages
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaId746d7b5b-0f97-4848-b7d9-ba4f66905af9
The objective of this funding is to generate and disseminate data, case studies, and information that lowers perceived risk regarding the efficacy and economic benefits of innovative and underutilized commercial building technology packages that can save significant amounts of energy in new and existing commercial buildings. 

Required concept papers are due by November 21, 2016. Full applications are due by February 21, 2017. Applicants may submit only one concept paper and one full application for consideration under this announcement.    

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 31, 2016. 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

Department of Commerce
Precision Measurement Grant Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290820
This program seeks proposals for basic research in the field of fundamental measurement or the determination of fundamental constants. 

Required abbreviated applications are due by February 2, 2017. Full applications are due by May 2, 2017.
Department of Energy
FY 2017 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2017/SC_FOA_0001664.pdf
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
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 opportunity will remain open until September 30, 2017, and applications may be submitted at any time during this period. Pre-applications are encouraged but not required.
Department of Energy
Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291495
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
This program supports state-of-the-art research in areas of fundamental physical science and technology of relevance to the mission of the Stockpile Stewardship Program.
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.
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Foundation
David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/wechsler.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
This program supports early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence, and/or the assessment aspects of cognition. Those who work on positive applied neuropsychology are encouraged to apply. 
American Psychological Foundation
Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/rosen.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Ester Katz Rosen Fund grants provide up to $50,000 for work related to the psychological understanding of gifted children and youth.
American Psychological Foundation
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017
The John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant supports early career psychologists conducting research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children.
American Psychological Foundation
Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearsall.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant supports graduate students and early career psychologists whose work seeks to increase the public's understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
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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

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