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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.

DOD
AFRL Research Collaboration Program
http://www07.grants.gov/search/synopsis.do;jsessionid=tHVSQkpGxyLxLlRnKdQnSPmdxTMZ4VGGh8YW9gyNfdnKJj1rVYY8!-1238248713

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

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Agriculture and Rural Development

Department of the Interior
Scientific Study to Employ GPS Technology to Understand Livestock Distribution, Grazing Practices, and Statistical Analysis of Rangeland Data
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293620
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management is looking to enter into a multi-year agreement with a partner to investigate cattle grazing distribution using global positioning system technology, across a gradient of slope and vegetation types. 
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
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293001
Application Deadline: June 28, 2017
The long-term goal of this program is to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents ages 2-19 years or any subset of this age range. In FY 2017, applications are sought by the program area priority of Integrated Approaches to Prevent Childhood Obesity. 
USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293233
Application Deadline: July 13, 2017
This solicitation will support activities that enable the nation's agriculture and forest lands to adapt to current and future climate conditions (including increased droughts and other extreme events); maintain or increase production; efficiently use soil and water resources; and improve soil, water and air conditions. Research results from this challenge area will lead to improved management systems and crop varieties that consider the risks associated with a more variable environment. Another long-term outcome of this challenge area is reducing the environmental impact while maintaining a productive food, feed, fiber, and fuel system.
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Arts and Humanities

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.
Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
Craft Research Fund
http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/grants/craft-research-fund/
This program seeks to advance and expand research about craft in the United States. It supports innovative research on critical issues in craft theory and history; explores the inter-relationship among craft, art, design, and contemporary culture; and fosters new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field.

Graduate Research Grants are due on September 22, 2017, and Exhibition Research Grants and Project Grants are due on October 20, 2017.
College Art Association
Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant
http://www.collegeart.org/programs/publishing-grants/terra-foundation
This program supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects. Required letters of intent are due September 15, 2017.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation
Research Travel Grants Program
http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017
These grants support research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Library. Library collections focus on Federal policies, U.S. foreign relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 1970s. There are earlier and later materials depending upon your topic.
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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 the Interior
Monitoring Wildlife Responses to Landscape Scale Vegetation Management
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293624
Application Deadline: July 5, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking a partner to improve the knowledge of vegetation management effects on wildlife occurring with the Great Basin, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada ecosystem. Work includes but is not limited to multiple species monitoring, single species research, and statistical analysis of wildlife impacts which may include development of novel methods.
Surdna Foundation
Sustainable Environments Program
http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/sustainable-environments.html
The Sustainable Environments Program seeks to create just and sustainable communities in the following ways:
  • Clean, affordable, equitable, high-quality, and efficient transportation and land use development that better connects critical services, jobs, schools, housing, and other regional destinations;
  • Efforts to capture storm water and slowly release it into the existing network of drains, pipes, and sewers, or reuse it where it falls to cultivate natural green spaces; and
  • Ways to make it easier to get local, sustainably produced food from our farms to the markets closest to where it's grown and to better connect food producers and consumers.
Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.

Education and Outreach

Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Education Research
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294175
Application Deadline: August 17, 2017
Applications to the Education Research competition must address one of the following topics: (1) Cognition and Student Learning; (2) Early Learning Programs and Policies; (3) Education Leadership; (4) Education Technology; (5) Effective Teachers and Effective Teaching; (6) English Learners; (7) Improving Education Systems; (8) Post-secondary and Adult Education; (9) Reading and Writing; (10) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; (11) Social and Behavioral Context for Academic Learning; and (12) Special Topics, which include: Arts in Education, Career and Technical Education, and Systemic Approaches to Educating Highly Mobile Students. 
Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294178
Application Deadline: August 3, 2017
The purpose of these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, and education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through post-secondary and adult education. Applications must address low-cost, short-duration evaluation of education interventions. 
Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294197
Application Deadline: August 17, 2017
Under this competition, applications must address one of the following two topics: (1) Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in Education Research or (2) Evaluation of State and Local Education Programs and Policies. 
Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294204
Application Deadline: September 21, 2017
Applications to this competition must address research on multi-tiered systems of support under one of the following two topics: (1) Network Lead or (2) Research Team.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Defense
Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology Collaborative Research Alliance
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291951
This program solicits proposals to establish a new collaborative venture, the Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology Collaborative Research Alliance, that seeks to advance the theoretical foundations of intelligent systems science and help fulfill the research and development goals of the U.S. Department of the Army. This alliance will perform basic and applied research to extend the reach, situational awareness, and operational effectiveness of large heterogeneous teams of intelligent systems and soldiers against dynamic threats in complex and contested environments and provide technical and operational superiority through fast, intelligent, resilient, and collaborative behaviors. 

Required white papers are due by April 28, 2017. Full proposals may be submitted by invitation only and are due by July 14, 2017.  
Department of Energy
Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Small and Medium Commercial Buildings
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaIdd77384ed-97f9-49e9-ba00-94ac05201041
Through this program, the Department of Energy seeks to fund the scale-up of promising solutions to the market barriers that hinder the growth of energy efficiency in small and medium commercial buildings and tenant spaces. The objective of this funding is to build a path for market-ready solutions to be used at scale across the United States to improve commercial building energy efficiency. 

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

Applicants may submit only one concept paper and one full application for consideration under this funding opportunity announcement.
Department of Homeland Security
3D Dynamic Mapping Call
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9a9b4d07c7c39b0c97dc85699bb3d6dd&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative technology and solutions that provide real-time three dimensional mapping and visualization of the inside of building spaces under varying conditions. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 1, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017.
Department of Homeland Security
Energy Harvesting Fabrics
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5e9525a270beb35f593a74c5ebdeb42d&tab=core&_cview=0
The Science and Technology Directorate is seeking innovative energy-harvesting smart fabric technology for integration into the Next Generation First Responder program. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 03, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Association of University Women
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship
http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/af-postdoctoral-research-application/
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships provide $30,000 to assist women scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education.
American Institute of Indian Studies
Fellowship Competition
http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/
Application Deadline: July 1, 2017
This fellowship program supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India, its people, and culture through fellowships to conduct research in India. Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates, as well as Ph.D. holders and artists, in a variety of academic fields.
American Philosophical Society
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/lewisandclark?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=f8e386dabc-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-f8e386dabc-212708225
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
The American Philosophical Society invites applications for the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research to encourage exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies. 
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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases Pilot Project
http://cehs.unl.edu/npod/pilot-project-rfa-2017/
Application Deadline: August 31, 2017
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases, funded by a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the National Institutes of Health, 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. 
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. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
NSF CAREER Award Club
http://research.unl.edu/events/nsfcareerawardclub/
The NSF CAREER Club will provide protected writing time and centralized, comprehensive proposal development support for faculty finalizing NSF CAREER program applications for July submission on June 27 to June 29, 2017. Faculty who participate will have access to quiet writing spaces and experts in the NSF CAREER Award program, proposal development, and budget development. A graphic artist and program evaluation specialist also will be in attendance.
Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=18
This program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting grant proposals by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded federal funding proposals that are eligible for resubmission.

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

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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International

Department of State
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program
Application Deadline: August 1, 2017
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars, and many others. 
Department of State
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
International Education Administrators seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country's education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two-week grant duration.  

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

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
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.
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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Justice
Advancing Research on Offender Behavioral Change: Sanctions and Incentives
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293589
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
This program seeks information and data collection strategies to identify current utilization of sanctions and incentives by community corrections practitioners. 
NIH
Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-328.html
This announcement encourages applications to analyze and address ethical, legal, or policy challenges specific to work with key populations in HIV research or health care. 

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

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.

Libraries and Museums

National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records: Archival Projects
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/archival.html
Application Deadline: October 5, 2017
This program supports projects that ensure online public discovery and use of all types of historical records collections. Projects may preserve and process historical records to: 1) create new online Finding Aids to collections or 2) digitize historical records collections and make them freely available online.
National Archives and Records Administration
Archives Leadership Institute
https://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/leadership.html
Application Deadline: December 7, 2017
This program seeks proposals from organizations to continue the Archives Leadership Institute. First funded in 2008, the Archives Leadership Institute seeks to bring to tomorrow's leaders the insights and understanding necessary for increasing public use and appreciation of archives. The program envisions a minimum of a one-week program that will tailor contemporary best practices in leadership skills to issues specific to archives professionals. The grantee will be responsible for all project phases, from curriculum design and development through administering the program for the attendees it selects.
National Archives and Records Administration
Public Engagement with Historical Records
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/engagement.html
Application Deadline: October 5, 2017
This program supports projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The program is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt.
Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) 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: September 15, 2017
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 contribute to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors.

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 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.
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

American Diabetes Association
Pathway to Stop Diabetes
http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/call-nominations
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
The Pathway to Stop Diabetes program supports exceptional investigators who propose innovative basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiological, and health services research relevant to any type of diabetes, diabetes-related disease state, or complication. Nominees are accepted from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics. 

Institutions may nominate a maximum of one investigator per grant cycle. The nomination can be in one of the Pathway award categories: (1) Initiator, (2) Accelerator, or (3) Visionary.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 24, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Brain Research Foundation
2018 Scientific Innovations Award
https://thebrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2018-SIA-Guidelines.pdf
The 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. Required letters of intent are due June 29, 2017. Invited full proposals are due September 26, 2017. 

An institution may nominate 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 April 24, 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 Homeland Security
Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense - Lead
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292506
Application Deadline: August 4, 2017
The Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs seeks applications to lead a consortium of universities to conduct research, develop and transition mission-relevant science and technology, educate the next generation of experts, and train the current workforce in areas related to cross-border threat screening and supply chain defense. 

Only one application for Center Lead per institution is allowed.

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

NEA
Art Works
http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/art-works/grant-program-description
The Art Works program welcomes projects with the potential for meaningful change in the development or enhancement of new or existing art forms, new approaches to the creation or presentation of art, or new ways of engaging the public with art. Applications require two subsequent submissions to Grants.gov and then to NEA, and the deadlines for the first submission - the Grants.gov submission - are February 16, 2017, or July 13, 2017 depending on the artistic discipline and/or type of project for which an organization seeks support.

In most situations, an organization may submit only one application to either the Art Works program or the Challenge America program.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by January 9, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

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

Specific collaborative research and partnership opportunities will be announced by issuing appendices to this BAA.
NASA
Early Stage Innovation
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293777&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=420581aea6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-420581aea6-212708225
The Early Stage Innovations program challenges universities to examine the theoretical feasibility of new ideas and approaches that are critical to making science, space travel, and exploration more effective, affordable, and sustainable. 

Notices of intent are due June 2, 2017. Full proposals are due June 30, 2017.
NASA
NASA Astrobiology Institute - Cycle 8
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292102
The NASA Science Mission Directorate is releasing a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) soliciting team-based proposals for membership in the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The goal of CAN Cycle 8 is to maintain a multidisciplinary institute by selecting focused, interdisciplinary teams that complement without replicating the strengths of the continuing teams. 

Required Step-1 proposals are due April 12, 2017. Step-2 proposals are due July 6, 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: September 15, 2017
The 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
Pearson Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Through the Pearson Early Career program, the foundation will award a single grant of $12,000 to an early career clinician for an innovative, scientifically based clinical project in the area of serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance, or adults with serious mental illness.
American Psychological Foundation
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.
American Psychological Foundation
Steven O. Walfish Grants
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walfish.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
Steven O. Walfish Grants promote and support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology. The program will provide up to two $2,000 grants to graduate students (within two years or less of completing the doctoral degree) and/or early career psychologists (within 10 years of earning the doctoral degree).
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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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