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Miscellaneous


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Grand Challenges Explorations Round 15
http://grandchallenges.org/grant-opportunities.html
Application Deadline: 05/13/2015

The Gates foundation and its Grand Challenges partners are accepting applications on the following topics: (1) addressing newborn and infant gut health through bacteriophage-mediated microbiome engineering; (2) exploring new ways to measure delivery and use of digital financial services data; (3) surveillance tools, diagnostics, and an artificial diet to support new approaches to vector control; (4) new approaches for addressing outdoor/residual malaria transmission; (5) reducing pneumonia fatalities through innovations that improve pneumonia diagnosis and referral of malnourished children; and (6) enabling merchant acceptance of mobile money payments. Initial grants will be $100,000 each; projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to $1 million. 

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 Health and Human Services and Department of Education
Community Living and Participation of Individuals with Disabilities
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274651
Application Deadline: 04/20/2015

The purpose of Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs) is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, by developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide range of independent living and employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities. For this priority area, the DRRP must contribute to the outcome of maximizing the community living and participation outcomes of individuals with disabilities.

Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education
Health and Function of Individuals with Disabilities
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274649
Application Deadline: 04/20/2015

The purpose of Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs) is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, by developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide range of independent living and employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities. For this priority area, the DRRP must contribute to the outcome of maximizing health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities. 

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Agriculture and Rural Development


Aetna Foundation
GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities 2015 Grant Program
http://www.aetna-foundation.org/foundation/apply-for-a-grant/index.html
Application Deadline: 05/06/2015

The 2015 program will support the creation and expansion of community gardens, urban farms, and farmers markets in underserved, low-income, and minority communities.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 04/21/2015. 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 the Interior
BLM-Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) Fuels Treatment Science Plan and Science Advisor
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275821
Application Deadline: 06/10/2015

Each year the Joint Fire Science Program funds up to 40 projects that address research in all aspects of wildland fire. Research topics are wide ranging and include fuel treatments, fire ecology, air quality, fire behavior, economics, social science, and many others.

National Pork Board
Spring Call for Proposals
http://www.pork.org/pork-checkoff-research/research-request-proposal/
Application Deadline: 05/19/2015

The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals focused on port safety (pre-harvest) and swine health (PRRS).

North Central Soybean Research Program
North Central Soybean Research Program Request for Proposals
http://ecals.cals.wisc.edu/2015/03/16/north-central-soybean-research-program-request-for-proposal-due-may-20/
Application Deadline: 05/20/2015

The North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP) will fund research projects that address its goals to increase soybean grower productivity and profitability while improving environmental stewardship. The NCSRP will fund applied and basic research and the communication of research results to provide short- and long-term practical benefit to Midwestern soybean producers. 

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Arts and Humanities


American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
http://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: 05/08/2015

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.

Harry S. Truman Library Institute
Research Grant
http://trumanlibraryinstitute.org/research-grants/research-grants/
Application Deadline: 10/01/2015

Research grants enable graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and other researchers to research at the Harry S. Truman Library and museum. The grants provide assistance to scholars whose contributions illuminate the critical issues of Truman’s presidency and legacy.

Humanities Nebraska
Major Grants
http://humanitiesnebraska.org/grants/opportunities/
Application Deadline: 08/03/2015

Major Grants are given for projects or programs in the humanities that take place in Nebraska and/or have direct significance to Nebraska. Major Grants are for projects or programs costing more than $2,000.  

Humanities Nebraska
Media and Website/Digital Grants
http://humanitiesnebraska.org/grants/opportunities/
Application Deadline: 06/15/2015

Humanities Nebraska is offering grants in support of media (i.e., film, radio, and/or television) and website/digital projects related to the humanities. Grants are given only for projects or programs that take place in Nebraska and/or have direct significance to Nebraska.

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Conservation and the Environment


EPA
Environmental Finance Center Grant Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274919
Application Deadline: 04/30/2015

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities for regional Environmental Finance Centers (EFCs) that provide multi-media environmental finance expertise and outreach to regulated communities (e.g., states, tribes, local governments, and private sector entities) to help them meet environmental requirements. The objective is to help the regulated parties in these communities find effective and innovative ways to help address the growing costs of protecting public health and the environment in a sustainable and equitable manner.

Water Environment Research Foundation
Developing Exposure and Toxicity Data for Priority Trace Organics in Biosolids
http://www.werf.org/a/o/rfp.aspx
Application Deadline: 04/30/2015

The Water Environment Research Foundation is seeking proposals to develop needed exposure and hazard data for three higher priority trace organics: polybrominated diphenyl ethers, Azithromycin, and Ciprofloxacin. This study will specifically focus on developing the needed fate, exposure, and toxicity data to derive human health benchmarks and ecotoxicity endpoints for these three chemicals.

Education and Outreach


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
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275600
Application Deadline: 05/29/2015

The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Program provides grants to academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education to support graduate fellowships for students with excellent academic records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course of study at the institution. A project must provide fellowships in one or more of the following areas: area, ethnic, and cultural studies; biological sciences/life sciences; chemistry; computer and information sciences; engineering; foreign languages; mathematics; nursing; physics; psychology; and educational evaluation, research, and statistics.

Department of Education
Investing in Innovation Fund: Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=84.411C

The Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and support the expansion of effective solutions to serve substantially larger numbers of students. Development grants provide funding to support the development or testing of practices that are supported by evidence of promise or a strong theory and whose efficacy should be systematically studied. 

A required pre-application is due April 29, 2015.

Department of Education
Rehabilitation Long-Term Training Program: Rehabilitation Specialty Areas
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275405
Application Deadline: 05/26/2015

The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training Program provides financial assistance for projects that provide (1) basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation as identified by the Secretary, (2) a specified series of courses or program of study leading to the award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation as identified by the Secretary, and (3) support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The purpose of the priority is to fund programs leading to a master’s degree or certificate in one of two specialty areas: rehabilitation of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and comprehensive system of personnel development. 

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Engineering and Technology


Department of Commerce
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Privacy Pilots Cooperative Agreement Program
http://www.nist.gov/nstic/NSTIC-Privacy-Pilot-FFO-03-2015.pdf
Application Deadline: 05/28/2015

The National Institutes of Standards and Technology is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to pilot privacy-enhancing technologies that embrace and advance the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) vision and contribute to the maturity of the identity ecosystem the NSTIC envisions, which is one that promotes secure, user-friendly ways to give individuals and organizations confidence in their online interactions. 

Department of Energy
Academic Collaboration for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research and Development for the Energy Sector
Application Deadline: 05/12/2015

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory is seeking applications for an academic collaboration to perform research and development that combines multi-disciplinary expertise including but not limited to power system engineering and cybersecurity computer science in order to innovate and transition cybersecurity capabilities to the energy sector to reduce the risk of power disruption resulting from a cyber-incident.

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

Department of Energy
Intelligent Monitoring Systems and Advanced Well Integrity and Mitigation
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6627
Application Deadline: 05/25/2015

The Department of Energy is seeking research and development projects that will achieve significant technological advancements in the following areas: (1) carbon capture and storage-specific intelligent systems for monitoring, controlling, and optimizing carbon dioxide injection operations; (2) diagnostic tools and methods capable of characterizing borehole leakage pathways or fluid flow in existing wells; and (3) next-generation materials and methods for mitigating wellbore leakage.

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

Department of Energy
Recuperator Technology Development and Assessment for Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (SCO2) Based Power Cycles
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

The purpose of this program is to seek applications for the development of high-temperature recuperator technologies that are capable of handling the supercritical carbon dioxide (SCO2) recompression Brayton cycle (RCBC) system requirements while also maintaining the cost effectiveness required for commercial adaptation. Modular concepts and/or strategies that are capable of scalability to address the wide variation in size, capacity, and temperature anticipated for the varied applications are of particular interest. 

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

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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
"A" Awards in Pediatric Oncology Research
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp5477-alex-s-lemonade-stand-invites-young-scientists-to-apply-for-a-awards-in-pediatric-oncology-research?utm_medium=email&utm_source=pnd&utm_campaign=pndrfp20150313
Application Deadline: 05/22/2015

The "A" Award is a three-year grant designed for early career scientists who want to establish their career in pediatric oncology research. The ideal applicant has an original project that is not currently being funded. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and a future commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. 

American Gastroenterological Association
Research Scholar Award
http://www.gastro.org/aga-foundation/grants/agaathena-troxel-blackburn-research-scholar-award-in-neuroenteric-disease
Application Deadline: 06/05/2015

The overall objective of the Research Scholar Award is to enable young investigators to develop independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research. This award provides $90,000 per year for three years (total of $270,000) to young investigators working toward independent careers in neuroenteric disease research. 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Advancing Academic-Research Careers Award
http://www.asha.org/students/AARC-Award/
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. ASHA's Advancing Academic-Research Careers Award is intended to support the academic-research careers of junior-level faculty in the field of communication sciences and disorders.

Boston Athenaeum
Short-term Fellowships
http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/node/42

Multiple submission deadlines apply. See website for details.

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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL


Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research
Energy Research Grants - Request for Proposals
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6638

The Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research seeks innovative research proposals that address science or technologies in the focus areas of: materials, biofuels and bioproducts, and the electric grid.

Pre-propsals are due May 22, 2015. To request a copy of the Request for Proposals, please email Tisha Mullen at tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu.

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: 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.

NIH
Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (P30)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-15-007.html
Application Deadline: 04/22/2015

A Core Center Grant is an institutional award to support centralized scientific resources and facilities shared by investigators with existing research projects.  By providing intellectual leadership, advanced technologies/methodologies, and supporting community engagement, a core center is intended to enhance the ability of scientists working in the field of environmental health sciences to identify and capitalize on emerging issues that will translate into advances improving the understanding of the relationships among environmental exposures, human biology, and disease.

Only one application per institution is allowed.
 

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International


Department of State
Saudi American Educational and Cultural Initiative Grant
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257748

These grants support innovative forms of collaboration between Saudi and U.S. non-governmental and community organizations, universities, entrepreneurs, cultural organizations, and qualified individuals to expand the diversity of activities in the U.S.-Saudi partnership and develop the next generation of leaders, especially among youth, young professionals, and women, to promote mutual understanding and respect through long-term partnership and cooperation between the two countries. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now accepting proposals from Saudi and U.S. organizations that propose to work together to develop or expand educational, professional, and cultural exchange activities and promote dialogue and partnership between the people of the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Embassy is especially interested in identifying and supporting U.S-Saudi partnerships that include a focus on the development of exchanges, projects and partnerships between U.S. and Saudi youth or women; or that involve the development of professional linkages in business, healthcare or media, including social media; or that build on Saudi efforts to modernize and build a knowledge-based economy; or that expand Saudi-U.S. educational partnerships; or that are submitted by or involve alumni of exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. or Saudi governments.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

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.

NSF
FAQs for Partnerships for International Research and Education
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14088/nsf14088.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

This website provides answers to FAQs regarding NSF's Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program. 

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Journalism and Media


Department of State
Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275854
Application Deadline: 05/27/2015

This project will provide training for Afghan women politicians/activists in communications and media relations, with a focus on bolstering their practical skills in the areas of messaging, public presentation and media relations.

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


Department of Justice
Building and Enhancing Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships FY15
https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001133.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/20/2015

This program will support criminal justice research and evaluation that includes a researcher-practitioner partnership component. Through researcher-practitioner partnerships, criminal justice practitioners can gain new skills in assessing programs and measuring outcomes, and criminal justice researchers can better understand the goals and purposes criminal justice practitioners seek to achieve.

Department of Justice
National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS) and National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP), 2015-2019
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/npsncrp1519sol.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/24/2015

The National Prisoner Statistics Program and National Corrections Reporting Program are the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ flagship data collections measuring the size and composition of state and federal prison populations on an annual basis. The two collections complement each other by obtaining aggregate and detailed individual-level information on prisoners, which is used to describe and compare the prison population over time.

Department of Justice
NIJ FY15 Comprehensive School Safety Initiative
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001161.pdf
Application Deadline: 06/12/2015

This program will further the Department of Justice's mission by funding rigorous research to produce practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. Projects funded under this program are designed to produce knowledge that can be applied to schools and school districts across the nation for years to come.

Department of Justice
NIJ FY15 Data Resources Program: Funding for Analysis of Existing Data
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001159.pdf
Application Deadline: 05/29/2015

This solicitation seeks original research using existing data available from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) and other public sources. The highest priority will be given to research that addresses compelling crime and criminal justice questions involving juvenile and adult populations, and that uses National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, or Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention data at NACJD.

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Libraries and Museums


National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/access.html
Application Deadline: 06/17/2015

This program seeks proposals that promote the preservation and use of the nation's most valuable archival resources. Grants support archival repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials. The program emphasizes the creation of online tools that facilitate the public discovery of historical records.

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. 

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


Brain Research Foundation
Scientific Innovations Award
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=6678
Application Deadline: 07/01/2015

The Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories under the direction of established investigators. The nominee must be a full-time professor or associate professor working in the area of studies of brain function in health and disease. For a copy of this solicitation, please contact Ashton Waite at awaite@unl.edu

The University of Nebraska system is limited to nominating one senior faculty member for this award.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 04/27/2015. 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).

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/henry_dryfus_teacher_award.shtml
Application Deadline: 05/18/2015

The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the 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.

Department of Energy
U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center: Energy and Water
Application Deadline: 05/04/2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) is soliciting applications for the formation of a consortium to pursue five identified research and development topics at the nexus of energy and water. These topics are: (1) water use reduction at thermoelectric plants; (2) treatment and management of non-traditional waters; (3) improving sustainable hydropower design and operation; (4) climate impact modeling, methods, and scenarios to support improved energy and water systems understanding; and (5) data and analysis to inform planning, policy, and other decisions. Each responsive proposal will address all five topics, and to that end, DOE is offering a mechanism to facilitate partnering during the application process.

For a copy of this solicitation, please contact Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu. Each applicant may submit only one application as prime recipient.

Department of Justice
Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country, 2016 2019
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/asjic1619sol.pdf
Application Deadline: 05/26/2015

This award will provide funding through a cooperative agreement to administer annually the Survey of Jails in Indian Country (SJIC) data collection and analysis activities for four iterations of the survey: 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. The SJIC is used to describe changes in the inmate population of jails in Indian country and how these facilities are staffed and operated.

Only one application per lead applicant will be considered.

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences


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
Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2015/SC_FOA_0001336.pdf
Application Deadline: 06/30/2015

This program seeks proposals for theoretical and computational research relevant to the U.S. Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences program, the focus of which is to advance scientific understanding of the fundamental physical processes governing the behavior of magnetically confined plasmas. Specific areas of interest are: (1) macroscopic stability; (2) confinement and transport; (3) boundary physics; (4) plasma heating and non-inductive current drive; and (5) energetic particles.

A letter of intent (required) is due May 15, 2015.

Department of the Interior
2016 EHP External Research Support
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275330
Application Deadline: 05/19/2015

The United States Geological Survey issues this annual program announcement to support research in earthquake hazards and in the physics of earthquakes, earthquake occurrence, and earthquake safety policy.

NASA
Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275240
Application Deadline: 06/26/2015

The goal of the Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples Program is to maximize the scientific return from the samples provided by missions such as Genesis, Stardust, and Hayabusa through development of laboratory instrumentation and advanced analytical techniques required for the complete analyses of the samples they return. In addition, this program supports analytical work on samples returned by recent Planetary Science Division missions, including Genesis and Stardust, as well as samples returned by Hayabusa. 

A required Step-1 proposal is due April 24, 2015.

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Social Sciences


Administration for Children and Families
Family Strengthening Scholars
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275761
Application Deadline: 06/08/2015

Grants will support dissertation research on healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy issues. These grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to focus research on questions that have direct implications for healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy decision-making and program administration, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students. These grants are intended to address issues of significance to inform policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved/understudied populations (e.g., low-income families, minority populations), utilitize rigorous research methodology (both primary data collection and secondary data analysis), and help inform the development of future intervention research.

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: 06/15/2015

The David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition 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
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

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
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/franks.aspx
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

The Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The scholarship helps address research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness.

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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
Department of Transportation
Federal Railroad Administration Broad Agency Announcement 2015
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7afe48d99667ff853f55c0b953435b0d&tab=core&_cview=0

The purpose of this program is to solicit a variety of basic and applied technology research projects that will support the strategic objectives of the Office of Research, Development, and Technology of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), as well as the research needs of the four FRA divisions: (1) track, (2) rolling stock and equipment, (3) train control and communications, and (4) human factors. 

Concept papers (required) are due May 4, 2015.