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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 Commerce
Administrative Data and Data Linkages Research Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286535
Application Deadline: 08/31/2016The U.S. Bureau of the Census is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to support research that improves measurement of the U.S. population and economy. Applications are sought to improve the production and availability of statistics that inform public policy.
Department of Commerce
FY 2016 - FY 2019 EDA Planning Program and Local Technical Assistance Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280447
With this program, the Economic Development Administration announces general policies and application procedures for grant-based investments under the Planning and Local Technical Assistance programs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new planning federal funding opportunity.
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Agriculture and Rural Development


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

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
USDA
AFRI - Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285990
This AFRI Challenge Area focuses on the priority to mitigate and adapt to climate variability and change. It supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation's agriculture and forests to adapt to variable climates. The long-term outcome for this program is to reduce the use of energy, nitrogen fertilizer, and water by ten percent and increase carbon sequestration by 15 percent through resilient agriculture and forest production systems. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
USDA
AFRI Foundational Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283836
The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. 

Letters of intent and application deadlines vary by program areas. See solicitation for details.
USDA
AFRI Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283812
In the AFRI Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area specific program areas are designed to achieve the long-term outcome of reducing the national dependence on foreign oil through the development and production of regionally-appropriate sustainable bioenergy systems that materially deliver advanced liquid transportation biofuels, biopower, and bioproducts.

Letters of intent and application deadlines vary by program areas. See solicitation for details.

Arts and Humanities


American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
http://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements
Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about 30 emerging artists and humanities scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Rome Prize recipients are generally invited to Rome for 11 months although there is some variation in length depending on discipline. 

The deadline for applications is November 1 , 2016, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2016, for an additional fee.
American Council of Learned Societies
Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
http://www.acls.org/programs/chinese-culture/
Application Deadline: 11/09/2016ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective for collaborative work in China studies. The program supports collaborative work of three types: planning meetings, workshops, and conferences. Proposals must include at least one scholar from Taiwan.
American Council of Learned Societies
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/
Application Deadline: 11/09/2016This 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 their Ph.D. dissertation research for publication or who are embarking on new research projects; and
  • 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 New Professorships in Buddhist Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/#np
Application Deadline: 01/11/2017These grants are awarded to institutions of higher education to support new teaching positions in Buddhist studies.
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Conservation and the Environment


Department of Commerce
FY 2017 Climate Program Office
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286560
The Climate Program Office (CPO) supports competitive research through three major program areas: Climate Observations and Monitoring, Earth System Research and Modeling, and Climate and Societal Interactions. Through this announcement, the CPO is seeking applications for seven individual competitions in FY 2017. 

Full applications for all competitions, with the exception of the two Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) Program competitions, are due October 26, 2016. MAPP applications are due October 31, 2016.
Department of Commerce
FY2016 to FY2017 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280752
Application Deadline: 09/30/2017The 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 Energy
Atmospheric System Research Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2016/SC_FOA_0001638.pdf
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for grant research support that address the Atmospheric System Research Program goal of advancing the science of clouds, aerosols, precipitation, radiation, and their interactions, with the potential to improve confidence in regional and global climate model projections. Applications to this FOA must address one of the following research topics: (1) convective cloud processes, (2) boundary layer cloud processes, (3) secondary organic aerosol processes, or (4) recent Atmospheric Radiation Measurement campaigns.

Pre-applications (required) are due September 21, 2016. Full applications, if encouraged by the Department of Energy, are due November 22, 2016.
EPA
Modeling of Climate Change Mitigation, Impacts, and Adaptation
https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-07/documents/rfp-epa-oar-oap-16-07.pdf
Application Deadline: 09/12/2016This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals to advance the field of climate economic modeling to assist decision makers and the public in effectively responding to the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change. The work involved in this effort includes two distinct modeling capabilities: (1) computable general equilibrium modeling of climate mitigation and impacts at the level of disaggregation of U.S. states and (2) integrated assessment modeling and assessment of multiple greenhouse gases and air pollutants to enhance understanding of climate change impacts.
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Education and Outreach


Constellation
E2 Energy to Educate
http://www.constellation.com/community/e2-energy-to-educate.html
Application Deadline: 10/01/2016Through the E2 Energy to Educate grant program, Constellation offers students in grades 6-12 and college opportunities to experience problem-solving today's and tomorrow's energy challenges. Grant funds support projects designed to enhance students' understanding of science and technology and to inspire them to think differently about energy.
DOD
Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280020
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016The Office of Naval Research seeks proposals for developing existing or innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. The goal of any proposed effort should be to provide solutions that will establish and maintain a diverse pipeline of U.S. citizens who are interested in uniformed or civilian Navy and Marine Corps STEM-related workforce opportunities. While this announcement is relevant for any stage of the STEM pipeline, funding efforts will be targeted primarily towards the future STEM workforce in high schools, all categories of post-secondary institutions, the STEM research enterprise, and efforts that enhance the current naval STEM workforce and its mission readiness. Efforts may encompass a spectrum of project sizes from exploratory pilots to large-scale regional or national initiatives. The technical content of any idea must establish naval relevance within the broad scope of key engineering and scientific areas as outlined in the Naval Science & Technology Strategic Plan. 
National Education Association (NEA) Foundation
Learning and Leadership Grants
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
Through its Learning and Leadership program, the NEA Foundation makes awards of (1) up to $2,000 to support high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research and (2) up to $5,000 to support group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment.

Applications are reviewed three times per year: February 1, June 1, and October 15 (annually).
National Education Association Foundation
Learning and Leadership Grants
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
The Learning and Leadership Grants program provides support to public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for 1) high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research or 2) grants to groups in support of collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment.

Applications may be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times per year: February 1, June 1, and October 15.
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Engineering and Technology


Department of Commerce
Disaster Resilience Research Grants Program
http://www.nist.gov/el/upload/2016-NIST-Resilience-FFO.pdf
Application Deadline: 09/23/2016The Disaster Resilience Research Grants Program seeks applications from eligible applicants to conduct research aimed at advancing the principles of resilience in building design and building codes and standards. Research proposals must support the overall effort of developing science-based building codes by evaluating potential technologies and architectural design criteria to improve disaster resilience in the built environment.
Department of Energy
Applications for Technologies Directed at Utilizing Carbon Dioxide from Coal Fired Power Plants
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=8801
Application Deadline: 10/03/2016This program will develop and test technologies that can utilize carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants to reduce the emissions and create valuable products to offset the cost of carbon capture and storage. Awards made from this Funding Opportunity Announcement will validate the concept, estimate the technology cost, and demonstrate that the carbon lifecycle of the products offer a true carbon reduction.  

For a copy of this solicitation, contact Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu.
Department of Energy
Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaId7f90eb91-2a6e-4560-9d33-53d9a0c6319a
This initiative seeks to accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable, and sustainable high-performance fuels for use in high-efficiency, low-emission engines. This first-of-its-kind effort brings together multiple Department of Energy (DOE) offices, DOE National Laboratories, and industry stakeholders to simultaneously conduct tandem fuel and engine research and development and deployment assessment in order to maximize energy savings and on-road vehicle performance, while dramatically reducing transportation-related petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Concept papers are due August 15, 2016.
Department of Energy
Hydronext: Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-Powered Dam and Pumped-Storage Hydropower Development
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=50423368d0-FS_8_2_168_3_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-50423368d0-212708225#FoaId08403474-c032-457d-81ed-99d8c49127fa
The overall objective of this program is to further the development of non-powered dams (NDP) and pumped storage hydropower (PSH) resources by reducing capital costs and deployment timelines. These objectives will be achieved by funding projects in two topic areas: (1) developing low‐head, modular, and standard turbine/generation technologies for NPD applications that can reduce civil works activities and operate over a range of flows, and (2) proving the concept feasibility of innovative closed‐loop PSH systems (e.g., modular technologies and/or innovative methods of producing head differentials) that can reduce development costs and timelines.

Concept papers are due August 25, 2016.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships


Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Mentored Research Scientist Research Career Development Award (K01)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283570
Application Deadline: 11/11/2016The primary purpose of this program is to prepare qualified individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the quality, safety, efficiency, equity, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. This program represents an AHRQ program to provide support and protected time to individuals with a research doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in health services research. The K01 award can be used both by individuals who propose to newly embark in heath services research training and those who had a hiatus in their research careers because of illness or family circumstances. The K01 award is also available to promote research workforce diversity by providing enhanced research career development opportunities.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy
http://www.amacad.org/content/about/about.aspx?d=96&t=4&s=94
Application Deadline: 01/06/2017This fellowship provides an opportunity for an early career professional with training in science or engineering to learn about a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, Hellman Fellows work with senior scientists and policy experts on critical national and international policy issues related to science, engineering, and technology.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs
http://www.amacad.org/content.aspx?i=22034
This fellowship is for an early-career professional with experience or training in international relations, public policy, and development. While in residence, the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on Academy projects related to the governance of nuclear weapons, the formulation of strategies to contain security threats from failed and fragile states, and the establishment of regional dialogues on security, among others.

Applications for this 12-month fellowship will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
American Antiquarian Society
Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm
Application Deadline: 10/15/2016Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for this year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope (i.e., American history and culture through 1876) is eligible.
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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL


Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agricultural Research Division Bridge and Revision Funding
http://ard.unl.edu/funding-opportunities/ard-bridge-and-revision-funding
Application Deadline: 09/02/2016The goal of this program is to provide funding to faculty within the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources with an Agricultural Research Division appointment whose recent applications for extramural research funding received favorable reviews but were not funded.
Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
IANR Travel Grant
http://ard.unl.edu/funding-opportunities/ianr-travel-grant
Application Deadline: 10/15/2016This program provides grants for faculty travel to present original work at professional and scholarly meetings.
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
Special Seed Grant Funding
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/seed-grant-rfa-2016/
Application Deadline: 09/30/2016This program invites applications in the area of obesity research and nutrient signaling to enhance competitiveness in obtaining extramural support. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on the prevention of obesity-related diseases through dietary molecules and interactions between diet and non-coding RNAs or biomarkers of disease.
Nebraska Center on the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules
Pilot Grant Competition
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/pilot-project-rfa-2016/
Application Deadline: 08/31/2016The Nebraska Center on the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules 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. In this year's request for applications, the following areas of research will be considered: Area 1 - Prevention of obesity-related diseases through dietary molecules and Area 2 - Interactions between diet and non-coding RNAs, biomarkers of disease, or quantitative research related to metabolic disease. 
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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: 07/31/2016
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
NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-393.html
This solicitation announces the availability of support for collaborative research by multi-disciplinary teams that is of high priority to NIDA and leads to synergistic outcomes based on the synthesis of multiple research approaches. Funds will support research in which the funding of three or more highly meritorious projects as a group enriches both the component projects and the overall program to offer significant scientific advantages over supporting the same projects as individual research grants (i.e., synergy). For the duration of the award, each Program must consist of a minimum of three research projects focused on issues critical to advance the mission and goals of NIDA. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-009.html
This announcement will provide support for research centers that (1) conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDA's mission; (2) have outstanding innovative science; (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic; and (4) serve as national resource(s) to provide educational and outreach activities to drug abuse research communities, educational organizations, the general public, and policy makers in the NIDA research fields. It is expected that a center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.

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.
Department of State
International Education Administrators Seminars
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
International Education Administrators Seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems of other countries. 

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

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

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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.

The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation
William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Grants
http://cromwellfoundation.org/prizes-fellowships-grants/grants/
Application Deadline: 09/01/2016These grants support: (1) historical monographs on major questions in American law and legal development, as well as biographies of important legal figures, and (2) the digitization of materials that are important to American legal history, particularly but not only materials from the late colonial or early national periods.

Libraries and Museums


Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=9
This program supports professional development, graduate education, and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public.

Preliminary proposals are due September 1, 2016.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries?GrantId=14
This program supports projects that address significant challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

Preliminary proposals are due September 1, 2016.
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 application deadlines are June 15, 2016, and October 6, 2016.
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: 09/15/2016OCLC 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. 

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
ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research
Alcohol Research Grants
http://www.abmrf.org/appyling_grant
Application Deadline: 02/15/2017The AMBRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research is inviting proposals for research on the effects of alcohol consumption on health and behavior. The foundation encourages basic and clinical research, including epidemiology. 
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. 

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Limited Submission Competitions


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Sloan Research Fellowships
http://www.sloan.org/sloan-research-fellowships/
Application Deadline: 09/15/2016The Sloan Research Fellowships are two-year, $60,000 fellowships awarded annually to early-career faculty in recognition of their distinguished performance and exceptional potential as researchers. Fellowships are awarded in eight scientific and technical fields: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics.

No more than three candidates may be nominated from any one department. Additionally, no more than three candidates may be nominated for any given Sloan Research Fellowships field.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 05/23/2016. 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: 01/16/2017ArtsLink 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 United States and the host country. This deadline is for visual and media arts 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 08/08/2016. 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 Energy
Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaIda1ab41d9-cb57-4413-a9da-fbfb23bc5c73
This Funding Opportunity Announcement supports the establishment of a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing. This Institute will enable the development and widespread deployment of key industrial platform technologies that will dramatically reduce life-cycle energy consumption and carbon emissions associated with industrial-scale materials production and processing through the development of technologies for reuse, recycling, and remanufacturing of materials.

Concept papers are due July 28, 2016. An entity may submit only one concept paper and one full application to this program.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 07/05/2016. 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 Energy
Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=8813
This program supports funding for crosscutting nuclear energy research and development and associated infrastructure support activities to develop innovative technologies that offer the promise of dramatically improved performance for advanced reactors and fuel cycle concepts while maximizing the impact of Department of Energy resources.

For a copy of this solicitation, contact Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu. Deadlines for letters of intent, pre-applications, and full applications vary according to program. The Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies (NEET) Crosscutting Technology Development (CTD) allows only three pre-applications per institution per workscope area.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 08/22/2016. 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 Energy
FY 2016 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2016/SC_FOA_0001414.pdf

This program supports the Office of Science of the Department of Energy's continuing interest in receiving grant applications for the 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 remains open until September 30, 2016. Applications may be submitted any time during this period.

Department of Energy
FY 2017 Research Opportunities in High Energy Physics
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=8750
Application Deadline: 09/20/2016The Office of High Energy Physics (HEP) at the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, invites new and renewal grant applications for support of research programs in high energy physics. The HEP program focuses on three experimental scientific frontiers: the energy frontier, the intensity frontier, and the cosmic frontier.

For a copy of this solicitation, contact Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu.
DOD
Fundamental Research in Atomic, Molecular, and Quantum Physics
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286169
Application Deadline: 10/28/2016This program seeks applications that push the boundaries of science and technology in the area of atomic, molecular, and quantum physics. Innovative proposals that address cooling and trapping techniques, fundamental developments in atomic clocks and inertial sensors, or metrologically relevant quantum states, both theoretical and experimental, are encouraged.
DOD
Strategic Materials Research
https://www.fbo.gov/index?tab=documents&tabmode=form&subtab=core&tabid=09e62e17613d919eab0c6005efb08ff7
Application Deadline: 09/29/2017This program is charged with maintaining cognizance of worldwide strategic and critical materials supply chain conditions from the source to final assembly and evaluating the capability of these supply chains to support national defense and essential civilian industries. Applications are encouraged to produce robust logistics research addressing areas such as geographic locations of deposits and reserves, global mining and refining capabilities, and the impact of worldwide consumption patterns of essential materials.

White papers (required) are due by September 29, 2017.
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Social Sciences


American Psychological Foundation
David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/barlow.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: 09/15/2016The David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant supports innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety-related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers.
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: 03/15/2017The 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
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/peterson-homer.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: 10/01/2016This grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. 
American Psychological Foundation
Randy Gerson Memorial Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gerson.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: 02/01/2017This program awards grants for graduate student projects in family and/or couple dynamics and/or multi-generational processes. Work that advances theory, assessment, or clinical practice in these areas shall be considered eligible.
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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