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Effective July 24, 2017

What are Limited Submissions?

Limited submissions are external sponsored funding opportunities that require an internal selection process because the sponsor limits the number of proposals and/or imposes specific restrictions on applications submitted by Tufts.  This information is typically located in the “Eligibility” sections of funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).

The Limited Submissions Team in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) identifies limited submission opportunities and coordinates the university-wide review and nomination of applications for these opportunities to ensure such submission restrictions are met. For those limited submission opportunities from foundations, the OVPR collaborates closely with the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) to facilitate the process. Proposals cannot be submitted outside of the limited submissions process described below.

The process is designed to provide principal investigators and their teams with as much time as possible to prepare submissions to the sponsor while allowing for a fair management of internal competitions. If the time to sponsor deadline is too short for the full process, every effort will be made to ensure a quick nomination.

Tufts Process


The OVPR and CFR identify limited submission funding opportunities through Internet searches, mailings, newsletters, invitations, and previous opportunities.

If a faculty or staff member identifies a limited submission prior to an OVPR announcement, that individual will notify the Limited Submissions Team immediately to ensure that the team is aware of the opportunity and that no more than the specified numbers of applications are submitted.


When a limited opportunity is identified, the OVPR will notify the research community by weekly email using a specialized email list. On rare occasions based on time to sponsor deadline, more than one limited submission announcement may be sent in a week.

To subscribe to the email list for limited submission notices, please contact or follow the instructions here.

The OVPR will also post the announcement to the limited submissions page

Some limited opportunities are focused on a specific scientific area or are open only to a specific group. In these cases, the Limited Submissions Team will target the opportunity to those who match the sponsor’s eligibility requirements.

NOTE: Please be aware that the list used to disseminate the opportunities may not be comprehensive; faculty and staff are encouraged to notify colleagues of internal FOAs.

Email of Intent

Anyone wishing to submit a proposal in response to a limited submissions announcement should send an e-mail of intent to the Limited Submission Team at with the subject line: Limited Submission (PROGRAM NAME FROM ANNOUNCEMENT) by noon on the Friday after the announcement, unless otherwise noted. 

The email of intent should include only the following:

  • Indication of desire to submit to the limited FOA
  • Name and title of principal investigator and any identified team members
  • A brief (1-3 sentences) description of the proposed project

If no more than the maximum number of applications are submitted, the Limited Submissions Team will notify the applicant(s) by the close of business on Friday that their submissions may move forward.

Internal Competition

If the number of emails of intent exceed the maximum number allowed by the sponsor, potential applicants will be notified and asked to prepare an internal application that includes all material explicitly requested in the internal announcement, due by noon on the Wednesday after the email of intent is due unless otherwise noted. These materials will include:

  • The name of the program to which you intend to apply
  • The name of the Principal Investigator and any additional team members
  • The subject or title of the proposed project
  • The biosketch of the PI
  • A detailed description of no more than 500 words outlining the PI’s qualifications and a description of the proposed project
  • For large equipment grants, include a statement in the project description demonstrating adherence to the Tufts Policy on Purchase or Development of Equipment with Additional Infrastructure Needs
  • If cost share, matching, or similar is required by the sponsor, a statement acknowledging responsibility for securing appropriate approvals by the sponsor deadline. Templates will be provided in such cases.

Review, Selection, and Notification

If the number of internal proposals exceeds the institutional limit, a review committee will review all internal proposals according to the review criteria listed below.

The OVPR will select the candidate(s) based on the committee’s recommendations. Review feedback will be provided upon request. Information about the faculty review committee and selected candidate(s) is confidential.

All candidates will be notified of the final decisions of the committee via email. The department/school’s Lead Research Administrator and the Director of Pre-Award Research Administration will be cc’d on the official nomination letter.

If a proposal cannot be completed, please contact the Limited Submission Team immediately so another PI may have the opportunity to submit an application.

Submission to the Sponsor

All proposals must be accompanied by an official letter of nomination from the Limited Submissions Team to be processed.

All nominees should work with their assigned research administrator in their department or school to prepare submission to the sponsor.

In addition, for foundation proposals the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) will work with the nominee(s) to review the foundations’ latest requirements, goals, previously funded proposals, and the university’s history and internal connections with the particular foundation. The appropriate CFR representative will be cc’d on the official nomination letter. 

Review Criteria  

Review criteria are determined based on the criteria employed by the sponsor for each funding program.  In general, limited submission internal proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Intellectual Merit: How important is the proposed research to advancing knowledge within its field or across fields? How well qualified is the proposer? To what extent does the project suggest and explore original concepts? How well conceived is the proposed project? What is the likelihood of success?
  • Match to Sponsor’s Program and Tufts Goals: How well does the proposed project address the sponsor’s programmatic requirements and goals? Given Tufts’ research goals and strengths, what are the benefits to the relevant campus(es)?
  • Other Relevant Factors: Includes such factors relevant to the specific FOA as cultural competency; public outreach efforts; quality of the evaluation design; if applicable, comments from previous submissions to the same program and the current proposal’s responsiveness to those comments.

We encourage researchers to collaborate with other groups at Tufts when possible. This team-based approach adds breadth to the proposal, while supporting the interdisciplinary focus that is increasingly promoted by federal and nonfederal agencies.


The Limited Submissions process is designed to offer applicants as much time as possible to develop their submissions to external sponsors. Limited Submission Opportunities will be announced a minimum of 3 months prior to sponsor deadline, or as soon as the Limited Submissions Team is alerted to the FOA. The typical timeline for limited submissions is as follows.

Limited Submissions Timeline

Please contact the Limited Submissions Team at for any questions about the limited submissions process.

SponsorProgramAnticipated Sponsor Deadline
USAIDTB Platforms for Sustainable Detection, Care and Treatment in the PhilippinesJan 3
Department of StateSupporting Civil Society in MontenegroJan 3
USAIDIntegrated Youth Development Activity (Democratic Republic of the Congo)Jan 4
National Institutes of HealthMechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance and Sensitivity: Coordinating Center (U24)Jan 5
US Small Business Administration Veterans Business Outreach Center ProgramJan 8
Brain Research Foundation2018 Fay/Frank Seed Grant ProgramJan 8
National Institutes of HealthCenters for HIV/AIDS‐Related Structural Biology (P50)Jan 9
National Science FoundationProgram (MRI): Instrument Acquisition or DevelopmentJan 10
National Science FoundationNSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and SitesJan 10
Department of StateLabor Programs to Combat Slavery in West AfricaJan 12
National Science FoundationNanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS)Jan 13
Keck FoundationConcept PaperJan 15
Department of Health & Human ServicesAdvancing Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care NeedsJan 16
Department of StateSupporting Human Rights Defenders in TajikistanJan 16
Department of StatePromoting Non-Discrimination With Respect to Persons with Disabilities in Saudi Arabian Civil Society and the Private SectorJan 17
Center for Disease ControlWeb-based Approaches to Reach Black or African American and Hispanic/Latino MSM for HIV Testing and Prevention ServicesJan 17
Centers for Disease ControlReducing Disparities in Vaccination Coverage by Poverty Status Among Young Children: An Assessment of Parental Experience, Barriers, and Challenges with Accessing Quality Vaccination ServicesJan 18
Department of EnergyInnovative PathwaysJan 18
Department of StateGlobal Biosecurity Engagement ActivitiesJan 19
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann FundLiebmann Graduate FellowshipsJan 22
National Institutes of HealthDiabetic Foot Consortium - Clinical Research Units (U01)Jan 23
National Institutes of HealthPostbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)Jan 24
National Institutes of HealthCollaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1)Jan 25
National Endowment for the ArtsNEA Big ReadJan 26
National Institutes of HealthResearch Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25)Jan 27
International Nut and Dried Fruit Council FoundationCall for Research ProjectsJan 31
Department of StateAnalyzing the Current State of the U.S.-Philippines Bilateral RelationshipJan 31
American Heart AssociationAtrial Fibrillation NetworkJan 31
Health Resources and Services AdministrationMaternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN)Jan 31
Health Resources and Services AdministrationAutism CARES Act National Interdisciplinary Training Resource CenterJan 31
Department of EnergyAdvanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research ExplorationJan 31
St. Baldrick’s Foundation2017 St. Baldrick’s FoundationJan 31
Damon RunyonClinical Investigator AwardFeb 1
National Institutes of HealthAlzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) (U24)Feb 2
Mary Kay FoundationInnovative/Translation Cancer Research GrantFeb 2
Mary Kay FoundationTranslational Research Grants 2017Feb 3
USAIDAdvancing the South African HIV Response for Key PopulationsFeb 4
HRSABright Futures Pediatric Implementation ProgramFeb 5
HRSABMSM Evaluation & Technical AssistanceFeb 5
HRSABMSM Demonstration SiteFeb 5
National Science FoundationResearch Traineeship (NRT) ProgramFeb 6
Camile & Henry Dreyfus FoundationCamille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards ProgramFeb 8
Centers for Disease ControlAdvancing Public Health Research in Central AmericaFeb 8
National Science FoundationNational Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)Feb 9
National Institutes of HealthCoordinating Center for Population-based Research to Optimize the Screening Process (PROSPR) (U24)Feb 9
Dreyfus FoundationTeacher-Scholar Awards ProgramFeb 10
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor FellowsFeb 12
National Science FoundationSURF BoulderFeb 12
Department of Health & Human ServicesUnderstanding and Addressing the Disparity in Vaccination Coverage Among U.S. Adolescents Living in Rural Versus Urban AreasFeb 13
Health Resources and Services AdministrationAutism Transitions Research Project (ATRP)Feb 13
National Science FoundationInnovation Corps – National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)Feb 14
Josiah Macy Jr. FoundationMacy Faculty Scholars ProgramFeb 14
National Science FoundationInclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)Feb 14
National Endowment for the ArtsArt WorksFeb 15
National Science FoundationCultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)Feb 15
National Endowment for the Arts Art WorksArt WorksFeb 16
National Science FoundationInnovation Corps - National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)Feb 18
National Institutes for HealthMicrophysiological Systems Data CenterFeb 21
National Institutes of HealthNextGen Tissue Chip Testing Centers: Validating Microphysiological SystemsFeb 21
American Heart AssociationStrategically Focused Children’s Research NetworkFeb 21
National Science FoundationAmerican National Election Studies Competition (ANES)Feb 21
Department of JusticeGrants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on CampusFeb 22
Health Resources and Services AdministrationMedicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program EvaluationFeb 23
National Institutes of HealthOutstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01)Feb 27
National Institute of Standards and TechnologyPublic Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP)Feb 28
National Institutes of HealthOutstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01)Feb 28
Henry Luce FoundationClare Boothe Luce ProgramMar 1
Dr. Scholl Foundation2017 Foundation AwardMar 1
National Science FoundationCybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)Mar 1
Health Resources & Services AdministrationOptimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection in United StatesMar 2
United States Agency for International DevelopmentBreakthrough-RESEARCHMar 3
Department of EnergyPlasma Science FacilitiesMar 3
National Institutes of HealthT Cell Reagent Research for the Study of Allergic Diseases (U19)Mar 3
Department of StateHuman Rights, Accountability, and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)Mar 5
Health Resources & Services AdministrationNational Maternal and Child Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and ImprovementMar 6
National Institutes of HealthPrograms to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE)Mar 6
National Institutes of HealthCoordination Center for Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE)Mar 6
Department of EnergyOffice of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad ProgramMar 7
Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and MigrationFY 2017 Request for PRM Humanitarian Research Concept NotesMar 10
National Endowment for the HumanitiesInfrastructure & Capacity Building Challenge GrantsMar 15
Health Resources & Services AdministrationMaternal and Child Health Research Network Program Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN)Mar 16
National Institutes of HealthEnvironmental Health Sciences Core Centers Mar 17
National Institutes of HealthData Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01)Mar 19
Health Resources & Services AdministrationMaternal and Child Health Collaborative Office Rounds (MCH COR)Mar 20
Health Resources & Services AdministrationVision Screening in Young ChildrenMar 26
Health Resources and Services AdministrationEvidence-Informed Approaches to Improving Health Outcomes for People Living with HIVMar 26
Department of EnergyUS Offshore Wind Research and Development ConsortiumMar 26
Health Resources & Services AdministrationState Adolescent and Young Adult Health Capacity Building ProgramMar 27
USDAWomen and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)Mar 28
Department of StateUS Embassy Ankara Public Affairs Grant ProgramMar 28
National Science FoundationScholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)Mar 29
Health Resources & Services AdministrationArea Health Education Centers Program (AHEC)Mar 29
Department of Health & Human ServicesPartnerships to Achieve Health Equity (“Partnership”)Mar 31
Boston Scientific FoundationRequest for Proposals (Education Grants)Apr 1
Boston Scientific FoundationRequest for Proposals (Health Grants)Apr 1
Jane's TrustJane's Trust GrantsApr 1
Health Resources and Services AdministrationImproving Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Treatment among People Living with or at Risk for HIVApr 2
National Science FoundationNSF INCLUDES AlliancesApr 4
Department of StateCultural Affairs Annual Program - U.S. Embassy IslamabadApr 5
Breast Cancer AllianceExceptional Project GrantsApr 6
USAIDAddendum to the Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in Higher Education Program StatementApr 6
National Science FoundationSoftware Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (S2I2)Apr 11
Department of EnergyEnergy Frontier Research CentersApr 11
Health Resources and Services AdministrationHealth Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement ProgramApr 12
National Science FoundationIncreasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) - Institutional Transformation (IT) TrackApr 12
Department of StateBlockchain and Worker RightsApr 13
Aetna Foundation2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant ProgramApr 14
National Institutes of HealthCTSA Program Data to Health (CD2H) Coordinating Center (U24)Apr 14
Department of JusticeSexual Violence PreventionApr 16
Health Resources and Services AdministrationIntegrating the National HIV Curriculum e-Learning Platform into Health Care Provider Professional EducationApr 23
National Institutes of HealthTeam-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25)Apr 30
Administration for Community LivingEmpowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self- Management Education ProgramsApr 30
Department of StateYouth Leadership Programs with Algeria, Iraq, the Philippines, and RussiaApr 30
National Endowment for the HumanitiesPreservation Assistance Grants for Smaller InstitutionsMay 1
USDAAgriculture in the ClassroomMay 1
American Honda FoundationGrants for EducationMay 1
National Institutes of HealthData Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01)May 1
Department of StateDepartment of State: FY 2017 Professional Fellows ProgramMay 1
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeasure Development for the Quality Payment ProgramMay 2
National Science FoundationTomorrow's Internet Project Office (TIPOFF) Building on the Success of the Global Environment for Network InnovationsMay 2
Health Resources and Services AdministrationNational Telehealth Resource Center ProgramMay 2
Centers for Disease ControlInjury Control Research CentersMay 3
National Institutes for HealthAlzheimer's Disease Research CentersMay 4
National Endowment for the ArtsCreativity ConnectsMay 4
Health Resources & Services AdministrationMaternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training ProgramMay 7
Department of EnergyPreliminary Design and Techno-Economic Analysis of MWe-Class Solid Oxide Fuel Cell SystemsMay 7
Environmental Protection AgencyField Implementation Meeting Support RFAMay 12
Department of StateTech Girls Program Central AsiaMay 14
Department of StateProgram to End Modern Slavery (PEMS)May 14
Institute of Museum & Library ServicesActivating Community Opportunities Using Museums / Libraries as Assets - A National Leadership Grants Special InitiativeMay 14
National Institutes of HealthSpecialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54)May 15
Department of StateSpecial Professional Fellows Program for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)May 16
National Institutes of HealthEnvironmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHS CC) (P30)May 17
USAIDFeed the Future Innovation Lab on Fish (Fish Innovation Lab)May 23
National Institutes of HealthMaximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate — Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR)May 24
National Institutes of HealthResearch Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) (R25)May 25
National Institutes of HealthCenters of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase III - Transitional Centers (P30)May 26
National Institutes of HealthConsortia for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Development (CHAVD)May 28
Health Resources and Services AdministrationHealth Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP AcademiesMay 29
National Institutes of HealthTeam-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25)May 31
National Institutes of HealthShared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant ProgramMay 31
National Institutes of HealthCoordination Center for the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Program (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)May 31
Department of StateBenjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer InstituteJun 1
Department of StateTechWomen ProgramJun 1
National Science FoundationCybersecurity Innovation for CyberinfrastructureJun 4
National Institutes of HealthAnalysis of Data from NIA's Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project Follow-Up Study (U01)Jun 5
United States Department of AgricultureMobile Technology for Child Nutrition Innovation LaboratoryJun 5
Department of StateCapacity Building Program for US Study AbroadJun 7
United States Department of AgricultureWomen and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)Jun 8
Health Resources and Services AdministrationBehavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) ProgramJun 12
Department of JusticeNational Inmate SurveyJun 14
Department of JusticeSpecialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical AssistanceJun 17
Department of JusticeFederal Law Enforcement Agency Deaths in Custody Reporting Program, 2018-2021Jun 18
Department of StateTomorrow's Leaders Study Abroad Oversight, Monitoring & SupportJun 21
National Institutes of HealthAutoimmunity Centers of Excellence, Basic Research Program (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Jun 22
National Institutes of HealthAutoimmunity Centers of Excellence, Clinical Research Program (UM1 Clinical Trial Required)Jun 22
Centers for Disease ControlHealth Promotion & Disease Prevention Research CentersJun 25
Takeda/New York Academy of SciencesInnovators in Science AwardJun 25
William T. Grant FoundatioScholars ProgramJun 27
Department of JusticeSpecialized Services for Victims of Human TraffickingJun 27
USDAAgriculture and Food Research Initiative – Education and Workforce Development - Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU)Jun 28
National Institutes of HealthSummer Institute for Research Education in Biostatistics (R25 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Jun 28
Pew Charitable TrustsBiomedical Scholars: Tufts Institutional NominationJun 29
Brain Research FoundationScientific Innovations AwardJun 29
Department of StateReducing Marine Debris through Environmentally Sustainable Waste Management and Reducing the Amount of Abandoned, Lost, or Discarded Fishing Gear in the OceanJun 29
The Conservation, Food and Health FoundationCFH GrantsJul 1
American Diabetes AssociationPathway to Stop DiabetesJul 2
Health Resources & Services AdministrationNewborn Screening Family Education ProgramJul 2
Health Resources & Services AdministrationRural Health Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive (IMPACT)Jul 2
Department of JusticeCensus of Jails and 2020-23 Annual Survey of JailsJul 2
Department of JusticeCensus of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime LaboratoriesJul 2
Department of LaborBuilding the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor and Improve Working ConditionsJul 2
National Institutes of HealthNIDCR Dental Specialty and PhD Program (DSPP)(K12)Jul 3
Department of EducationFulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad ProgramJul 5
William T. Grant Foundation2017 Scholars ProgramJul 6
Department of StateCommunity Advocacy for Emerging Cuban LeadersJul 6
National Institute of HealthScience Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)Jul 9
Department of JusticeFY 2018 Firearm Inquiry Statistics ProgramJul 9
Department of JusticeProject Safe Neighborhoods National Training and Technical Assistance ProgramJul 9
Department of JusticeEnhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime VictimsJul 10
USDAAgriculture and Food Research Initiative – Education and Workforce Development; Program Area: Professional Development for Secondary School Teachers and Educational Professionals (PD-STEP)Jul 11
Smith Family FoundationAwards Program for Excellence in Biomedical ResearchJul 11
National Endowment for the ArtsSecond Art WorksJul 11
Department of StateCritical Language Scholarship ProgramJul 12
National Endowment for the ArtsArtworksJul 12
Department of StateEducationUSA Advising ServicesJul 13
National Science FoundationTowards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility - Phase 1Jul 14
W.M. Keck FoundationResearch Program: Call for Concept PapersJul 15
USDAPRIL for Enhancing WIC Services – 2018Jul 16
National Institutes of HealthNational Dental Practice-Based Research Network: Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Required)Jul 17
National Institutes of HealthNational Dental Practice-Based Research Network: Administrative and Resource Center (U19 Clinical Trial Required)Jul 17
National Endowment for the ArtsResearch LabsJul 18
Department of StateUS Embassy Bishkek Design Hub: Information for Central AsiaJul 20
Smith Family FoundationAwards Program for Excellence in Biomedical ResearchJul 27
NASASpace Technology – Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion 2018Jul 30
Environmental Protection AgencyNational Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)Jul 30
Department of StateUS Embassy Bishkek: English for Young Professionals - Kyrgyz RepublicJul 31
American Honda FoundationHonda Foundation GrantsAug 1
Edward Mallinckrodt Jr FoundationMallinckrodt GrantsAug 1
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. FoundationEdward Mallinckrodt, Jr Foundation Early Investigators in Biomedical ResearchAug 1
American Heart AssociationStrategically Focused Research Network: Vascular DiseaseAug 1
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Accelerating Advances in Animal WelfareAug 2
National Institute of Standards and Technology Public Safety Innovation Accelerator ProgramAug 3
Department of Homeland SecurityS&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense - LeadAug 4
National Science FoundationOutreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers (2501 Program)Aug 7
National Endowment for the ArtsCitizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD)Aug 8
National Endowment for the HumanitiesInfrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge GrantsAug 9
National Institutes of HealthOccupational Safety and Health Education and Research CentersAug 13
Health Resources & Services AdministrationInfant-Toddler Court ProgramAug 13
National Endowmnet for the ArtsDocumentary Sustainability ProjectAug 14
Arnold and Mabel Beckman FoundationThe Beckman Young Investigator ProgramAug 14
National Science FoundationCollections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)Aug 14
Department of LaborThe Responsible Recruitment ProjectAug 17
Department of LaborEmpowering Women and Girls in Supply ChainAug 20
National Cancer InstituteCooperative Human Tissue NetworkAug 28
St. Baldrick's FoundationSt. Baldrick’s Research ProgramAug 31
St. Baldrick's FoundationSt. Baldrick’s ScholarsAug 31
St. Baldrick's FoundationSt. Baldrick’s International ScholarsAug 31
PhRMA FoundationPre-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/ToxicologySep 1
Department of LaborStrengthening Government Labor Law EnforcementSep 5
Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)/World BankInnovation in the Prevention and Response of Gender-Based ViolenceSep 5
Rita Allen FoundationScholars ProgramSep 12
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation2018 Sloan Research FellowshipsSep 15
Arthur Vining Davis FoundationPrograms in Private Higher Education and/or Environmental Engagement, Stewardship, & SolutionsSep 15
National Science FoundationBig Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)Sep 18
National Institutes of HealthInstitutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12)Sep 19
National Science FoundationResearch Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science SitesSep 19
National Institutes of HealthDirector's Early Independence Awards (DP5)Sep 22
National Institutes of HealthResearch Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)Sep 25
National Institutes of HealthResearch Education: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25)Sep 25
National Institutes of HealthNINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)Sep 25
National Institutes of HealthBridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25)Sep 25
Johnson & Johnson FoundationWiSTEM2D ScholarsSep 25
National Endowment for the HumanitiesSummer StipendsSep 26
National Endowment for the HumanitiesNEH Summer StipendsSep 27
National Science FoundationInnovations in Graduate Education (IGE) ProgramSep 27
National Institutes of HealthDirector's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)Sep 27
Searle Family Kinship FoundationSearle Scholars ProgramSep 29
The Greenwall FoundationFaculty Scholars ProgramOct 1
National Endowment for HumanitiesDialogues on the Experience of WarOct 2
National Institutes of HealthNIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30)Oct 3
Andrew W. Mellon FoundationNew Directions FellowshipsOct 5
World BankGroupSexual Violence Research Initiative and the World BankGroup’s 2018, Development Marketplace for Innovation in the prevention and response of gender-based violenceOct 6
National Science FoundationImproving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)Oct 10
United States Department of AgricultureFood and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate FellowshipOct 11
Department of LaborAddressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply ChainsOct 11
Department of LaborBuilding the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor and Improve Working ConditionsOct 11
Department of LaborCombating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and ChildrenOct 11
Department of EnergyAdvanced Power Electronics Design for Solar ApplicationsOct 12
USAIDComprehensive HIV Services for Key and Priority Populations - EthiopiaOct 12
National Science FoundationAdvancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections: Thematic Collections NetworksOct 12
National Science FoundationAdvancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)Oct 13
IEEEInternational Future Energy Challenge (IFEC)Oct 15
Parker B. FrancisParker B. Francis Fellowship ProgramOct 16
National Institutes of HealthClaude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence CentersOct 19
Pew Charitable Trusts2018 Pew Biomedical ScholarsOct 23
Hearst FoundationFunding PrioritiesOct 23
National Institutes of HealthNutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs)Oct 23
National Institutes of HealthStimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38)Oct 24
National Science FoundationManagement and Operation of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC)Oct 25
National Science FoundationInnovations in Graduate Education (IGE) ProgramOct 25
Department of StatePromotion and Protection of the Human Rights of LGBTI PersonsOct 27
Massachusetts Environmental TrustMET Grant ProgramsOct 30
Simons FoundationInvestigators Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)Oct 31
Johnson & Johnson FoundationWomen in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, and Design (WiSTEM2D) ScholarsOct 31
Performing Arts JapanPerforming Arts Japan (PAJ) touring and collaboration grantsOct 31
Simons FoundationMath+X InvestigatorsOct 31
Simons FoundationInvestigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living SystemsOct 31
Greenwell FoundationGreenwall Faculty Scholars ProgramNov 1
W.M. Keck FoundationW.M. Keck Foundation Research Program: Call for Concept PapersNov 1
Japan FoundationUS-Southeast Asia-Japan Collaboration and Exchange InitiativeNov 1
National Science FoundationISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)Nov 2
National Science Foundation

Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs

Nov 3
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

Litwin IBD Pioneers Initiative

Nov 5
National Science FoundationAdvancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)Nov 6
Department of StateGlobal Religious Freedom Programs (FY17/18)Nov 6
National Science FoundationCISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)Nov 7
Department of StateInternet Freedom Core Support for Anti-Censorship TechnologyNov 9
Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research GrantsNov 10
Disney Conservation FundAnnual Conservation GrantsNov 11
ARRS/PhilipsARRS/Philips Healthcare ScholarshipNov 13
American Psychological FoundationElizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Graduate Research FellowshipNov 15
Blavatnik AwardsBlavatnik National Awards for Young ScientistsNov 15
American Psychological FoundationElizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Graduate Research FellowshipNov 15
National Institutes of HealthScience Education Partnership AwardNov 20
National Science FoundationMid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (MSIP) Nov 20
National Science FoundationInclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) Coordination HubNov 27
National Institutes of HealthResearch Infrastructure for Centers Conducting Population Dynamics Science FY 2018 (P2C)Nov 27
National Institutes of HealthNIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health (U19)Nov 30
National Institutes of HealthCenters for Agricultural Health and SafetyNov 30
National Science FoundationPartnerships for InnovationDec 1
National Institutes of HealthCenters for Agricultural Safety and Health (U54)Dec 1
The Kavli FoundationThe Kavli PrizeDec 1
National Institutes of HealthKidney Precision Medicine Project – Central Hub (U2C)Dec 6
National Institutes of HealthBD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25)Dec 7
National Science FoundationImprovements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSML)Dec 8
Rita Allen FoundationScholar Program GuidelinesDec 9
National Science FoundationResearch Traineeship (NRT) ProgramDec 9
National Science FoundationIUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED)Dec 9
Small Business AdministrationWomen Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program (WVETP)Dec 12
SIR FoundationDr. Ernest J. Ring Academic Development GrantDec 14
National Institutes of HealthInflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium (IBDGC) Genetic Research Centers (GRCs) (U01)Dec 14
National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesSuperfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training ProgramDec 19
National Institutes of HealthCollaborative Consortia for the Study of HIV-Associated Cancers: U.S. and Low-and Middle-Income Country Partnerships (U54)Dec 20
Department of StateStudy of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary EducatorsDec 22
Department of StateTech Girls ProgramDec 27