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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

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NIH: MD-PhD Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias and the Behavioral and Social Sciences (T32)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-027.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MD_Dementias

Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, social sciences, psychology, economics, public policy, healthcare policy

Award Details: Budgets are unlimited, but must reflect the needs of the project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday,  February 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Balance the Equation – A Grand Challenge for Algebra 1

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/balance-equation-grand-challenge-algebra-1

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Algebra

Keywords: minority students, mathematics, high school, middle school, algebra

Award Details: $100,000 for Phase I awardees. Phase I awardees can apply for additional funding of up to $1M in Phase II funding.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Phase I Proposal Deadline: November 6, 2020 by 12PM noon PT

Phase II Proposal Deadline: May 14, 2021 by 12PM noon PT

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted for further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-064.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Malaria

Keywords: vaccine-immunity, malaria, vaccine design, hypo-responsiveness

Award Details: up to $750,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOS: DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329247

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/DRL

Keywords: technology, digital safety, policy and advocacy, applied research, human rights

Award Details: Between $500,000 and $3,000,000. SOIs that request less than $500,000 or more than $3,000,000 may be deemed technically ineligible.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 2 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, November 9, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include a 3-page concept note designed to clearly communicate a program idea and its objectives as detailed in the program description.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329258

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/absent

Keywords: pathogen transmission, student health, influenza data

Award Details: between $500,000 and $1,000,000 per budget period for 3 budget periods

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, December 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation – 2021: Moore Inventor Fellows Competition

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.moore.org/initiative-strategy-detail?initiativeId=moore-inventor-fellows

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Moore

Keywords: Invention, scientific research, environmental conservation, patient care

Award Details: $200,000 per year for a three year period, plus $25K per year for administration costs.  If awarded, UConn will be required to make annual contributions of $50K to support the awardee’s work. 

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses

Eligibility: Candidates must be faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff at eligible institutions. Candidates must be no more than 10 years past receiving the terminal advanced degree in their field (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.).  The foundation is not interested in supporting projects that are already at a stage where significant venture capital is available.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 5PM PT

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 5PM PT

Additional information:  The scope of this call is intentionally wide: proposed projects do not need to fall within the Foundation’s current funding priorities, but should broadly align with the program areas of foundation interest.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a statement of invention that is no more than two pages, including citations, single-spaced, 12-point font and one-inch margins). The first paragraph should describe clearly and without jargon the invention, the problem it seeks to address, and its potential impact. The statement of invention should also include the following information: description of invention, importance in the area of science, environmental conservation, or patient care and experience, stage of invention, current funding, feasibility, approach to measuring progress during the grant term; 2) a summary CV, no more than 2 pages, containing educational and professional background d, key accomplishments, honors and demonstrated areas of expert knowledge and other background information relevant to the invention; 3) a budget narrative that outlines how grant funds will be used.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Blavatnik Family Foundation: 2021 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website). 

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://blavatnikawards.org/awards/national-awards/nomination-guidelines/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Blavatnik

Keywords: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, Chemistry

Award Details: Up to $250K in unrestricted funds

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses, one each from Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry

Eligibility:  Nominees must be born in or after 1979, hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc), currently hold a faculty position at an invited institution (like UConn/UConn Health), and research as a principal investigator in one of the disciplinary categories in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, or Chemistry.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Additional information:  In the NOI, please indicate the broad category and discipline (as defined by Blavatnik) into which the nominee falls. If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) Rationale for nomination  (200-word maximum, should specifically comment on the four review criteria as defined in the guidelines: Quality, Impact, Novelty, and Promise); 3) Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (4-page maximum); 4) Nominee’s Research summary (1,000-word maximum).

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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AASLD: Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: http://www.aasldfoundation.org/awards-programs/clinical-translational-and-outcomes-research-award

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/aasld

Keywords: clinical and translational research, liver disease, young investigators

Award Details: $200,000 ($100,000 per year for 2 years)

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 per department

Eligibility: The applicant must be within the first five (5) years of his/her first faculty appointment (including prior appointments in universities outside of North America) at the start of the award (July 1, 2021). If the applicant does not have a faculty appointment at the time of application, a letter signed by the department chair confirming that the applicant will have a faculty appointment (i) no later than the Award start date and (ii) for the full award cycle must be submitted. Be a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) at the time of award application and maintain active membership for the duration of the award period. Be able to devote at least 50% effort to the research project on which this application is based. Be sponsored by a public or private non-profit institution accredited in the United States, Canada or Mexico engaged in health care and health-related research. Have a mentor or co-mentor who is an AASLD member in good standing at the time of application and for the duration of the award period. Not hold other similar research awards. Applicants who hold other research awards (including but not limited to NIH K08, K23, R21; Veterans Administration Merit Review Grant or Career Development Award; AGA Research Scholar Award; Glaxo Institute of Digestive Health Award; American Liver Foundation Liver Scholar Award, etc.) are not eligible. The proposed project must be clinical, translational, or outcomes-based research. “Clinical Research” is defined as studies related to patients or disease processes having direct contact between the principal investigator and humans. Clinical research includes clinical trials in liver disease. “Translational Research” is defined as clinical research with a substantial component of laboratory investigation using blood or tissue specimens from patients with liver disease. “Outcomes Research” includes epidemiological studies, patient-centered outcomes research or health services research. Be conducted at the sponsoring institution within the United States, Canada or Mexico.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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VentureWell Faculty Grants

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://venturewell.org/faculty-grants/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/venture

Keywords: technological solutions, environmental impact, sustainable technology, systems thinking, green chemistry

Award Details: $30,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 across all campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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IBM PhD Fellowship Awards

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.research.ibm.com/university/awards/fellowships.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ibm

Keywords: hybrid cloud, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, open source technologies, cybersecurity, data science, systems

Award Details: $95,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 nominations per department

Eligibility: Students must be nominated by a doctoral faculty member. Students should have three years remaining in their graduate program at the time of nomination.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, October 23, 2020 by 12AM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Graham Foundation: Carter Manny Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grant_programs/?mode=award

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CMA

Keywords: architecture, urban studies, fine arts, visual arts, engineering, landscape design, art history

Award Details: $15,000 for the research award, $20,000 for the writing award

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 2 applicants per department: 1 applicant for the research award, 1 applicant for the writing award

Eligibility: PhD students who are presently candidates for a doctoral degree are eligible to apply. Students must be nominated by their department to apply for the Carter Manny Award. A department may nominate up to two candidates: one for the Research Award and one for the Writing Award. At the time of application, students must have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation and have had their dissertation proposals formally approved by their academic departments. A student may reapply for the Carter Manny Award if a previous application was not successful. Due to limited funds, a student who received a Research Award or a Writing Award is not eligible to apply for another Carter Manny Award in subsequent years. The award is open to students officially enrolled in schools in the United States and Canada, regardless of citizenship. Applications must focus on architecture. Preference is given to students enrolled in graduate programs in architecture, art history, the fine arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020

Additional information: Applicants must specify which award they wish to apply to (research or writing) in their NOI submission. This can be done by referencing the desired award type in the proposal title or description.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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American Association of Orthodontists: Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (PFA)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.aaofoundation.net/awards-program/about-the-aaof-awards-program 

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/PFA

Keywords: orthodontic research, postdoctoral research, clinical research, clinical practice, COVID-19 outcomes, orthodontic practice

Award Details: $50,000 per year for 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants:  2 applicants total across campuses 

Eligibility: PFA are intended for those individuals who are preparing for beginning a research-intensive career in orthodontics in the U.S. or Canada, i.e., students or junior faculty, respectively.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2020 by 5PM CST  

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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American Association of Orthodontists: Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Awards (OFDFA)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.aaofoundation.net/awards-program/about-the-aaof-awards-program

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/OFDFA

Keywords: early career, orthodontic training, career development, COVID-19 outcomes, orthodontic practice

Award Details: $20,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applicants total across campuses

Eligibility: Individuals are eligible for an OFDFA if they are enrolled in an accredited orthodontic program in the U.S. or Canada, or if they have graduated from an accredited orthodontic program in the U.S. or Canada. Such individuals must be pursuing a Master of Science degree, Ph.D. or higher degree (in an area relevant to orthodontics), or a formal postdoctoral program. However, funding is only available to such individuals if they have a letter of commitment from their institution, as of July 1 of their funding year, stating that there is a full-time faculty position being held for them; otherwise Fellowship Awards are not currently available to residents. A faculty member employed in an orthodontic department will be eligible for an OFDFA during the first five years of his or her initial teaching career; however, a commitment to full-time education is essential for an equal number of years the award was active. Applicants must be orthodontists and considered full-time faculty members by their institution. Normally, such awards will be restricted to faculty who hold the Assistant Professor academic rank (i.e., “junior” faculty).

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2020 by 5PM CST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NSF: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20606/nsf20606.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ACSS

Keywords:  Innovative Prototypes/Testbeds; novel technologies, architectures, usage modes, etc.; new target applications, methods, and paradigms for S&E discoveries.

Award Details: $5,000,000 for up to five years in Category II.  Category I awards not considered during this cycle.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  December 3, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Google PhD Fellowship

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://research.google/outreach/phd-fellowship/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/google

Keywords: algorithms, computational neuroscience, health research, machine learning, privacy and security, quantum computing, systems and networking

Award Details: Up to a 3 year Fellowship, full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment, Google Research Mentor.

Number of UConn Applicants: 4 applications from computer science or related fields

Eligibility: Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the fellowship: Must be a full-time graduate student pursuing a PhD and enrolled in an institution in the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, East Asia, or Canada; Completed graduate coursework by the Fall of the award year, when the Fellowship begins; Students must remain enrolled full-time in the PhD program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award; Google employees, and their spouses, children, and members of their household are not eligible; Students that are already supported by a comparable industry award are not eligible.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by 8PM PST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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CDC: NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® (U19)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-297.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/TotalWorker

Keywords: outreach, health and safety, occupational health, worker safety

Award Details: between $500,000 and $1.4M per budget period

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2020 Johnson and Johnson Women in STEM2D Scholars Program (WiSTEM2D)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.jnj.com/wistem2d-university-scholars

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/WiSTEM2D

Award Details: Up to $50K per year for three years (total $150K)

Eligibility: Applicant must be an assistant female professor faculty position at the time of application

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to six, one each in the categories of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, and Design

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2020 by 12PM noon (note revised deadline)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, October 15, 2020 by 9AM HST (Honolulu Standard Time)

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a cover page with the nominee’s name, nominee’s title, nominee’s contact information, and project title; 2) a project plan no longer than 1000 words (plus one page of images, if applicable) as specified by the sponsor’s application guidelines; 3) a brief budget with justification; 4) the nominee’s resume (three pages, font size 11), including a list of publications, presentations, abstracts, current financial support already obtained, other folio work, and two references; 5) a brief, pro forma letter of support from the nominee’s department head indicating willingness to support the nominee with a full letter of recommendation if selected to submit to the sponsor.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) 

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-940.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIH_Translational

Keywords: translational research, clinical research, career development, research methods

Award Details: Award budgets for the sum of UL1 and KL2 awards are limited to between $3M and $7.5M in direct costs.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  This FOA calls for applications from medical research institutions to participate as hubs in the CTSA Program.  Each application must consist of 2-3 parts which are submitted as a single application, but will be separated at the time of award:

  • UL1 award (required) for a translational science hub that provides A. Administrative Core; B. Informatics; C. Community and Collaboration; D. Translational Endeavors; E. Research Methods; F. Hub Resource Capacity; G. Network Capacity; and H. Optional Functions. A through G are required parts of the application, and H is optional;
  • KL2 award (required) to support advanced translational research for early-career post-doctoral researchers (I. Inst Career Dev Core);
  • TL1 award (optional) to support translational research training for pre- and post-doctorates (J. National Research Service Award (NRSA) Training Core).

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-014.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Hazard

Keywords: engineering, hazardous substances, human health, environment

Award Details: up to $1.75M per year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 15, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NSF: Harnessing the Data Revolution: Coordination Hub (HDR Central)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328697

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HDR_Central

Keywords: science, engineering, convergence research, cross-disciplinary

Award Details: up to $2M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, November 12, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20604/nsf20604.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NSF_AI

Keywords: Human-AI Interaction and Collaboration, AI and Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Advances in AI and Computer and Network Systems,  AI Institute in Dynamic Systems, AI-Augmented Learning, AI to Advance Biology, AI-Driven Innovations in Agriculture and the Food System

Award Details: up to $20M

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applicants total from UConn/UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, December 4, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF Partnerships for Innovation – Research Partnerships Track (PFI – RP)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19506/nsf19506.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/PFIRP

Keywords: research partnerships, technology development, industry, commercialization of novel products, STEM fields, education and human resources

Award Details: Up to $550,000 for 36 months

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, January 13, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Ailsa Mellon Bruce Predoctoral Fellowships for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroad, 2021–2022

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nga.gov/research/casva/fellowships/predoctoral-travel-fellowships.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NGA

Keywords: art history, native art, architecture, United States art history

Award Details: $6,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Sunday, November 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Liver Cirrhosis Network: Scientific and Data Coordination Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP:https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/RFA-files/RFA-DK-20-004.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/LiverSD

Keywords: cirrhosis, translational research, liver research centers

Award Details: no more than $1.5m in direct costs

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Liver Cirrhosis Network: Clinical Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/RFA-files/RFA-DK-20-003.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/LiverCR

Keywords: cirrhosis, translational research, liver research centers

Award Details: no more than $250,000 in direct costs

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM): Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://awards.acm.org/doctoral-dissertation/nominations

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ACM

Keywords: computer science, engineering

Award Details: $20,000 full award, $10,000 honorable mention

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, October 31, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Warren Alpert Foundation: Distinguished Scholar Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.warrenalpertfoundation.org/awards/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Warren

Keywords: neuroscience

Award Details: $200,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all campuses

Eligibility: The Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars program will support individual scientists of exceptional creativity who have an MD or PhD degree (or both) and who have completed a minimum of three years  of a post-doctoral fellowship by July 1, 2021 in the field of  neurosciences and hold a post-doctoral research position at a United States medical school, research institute or academic hospital. These awards are given as a transitional post-doctoral award for recipients to enable their advance to a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level or higher. The medical school, research institute or academic hospital appointing the scholar will be awarded $200,000 annually for two years to cover their salary, lab costs, and related expenses.  Under certain circumstances, the awardee may transfer funding in year 2 to support their faculty position.  Indirect cost of up to 15% of direct costs, may be included in the $200,000.  All applicants are required to provide 75% effort.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Women’s Health

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_WH

Keywords: dermatology, women’s health, environmental factors, hormones

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Appropriate initial training in biomedical research (i.e., two to three-year fellowship for postdoctoral training). Proposed research focuses on women’s health issue (see above). Junior investigator in the early stages of academic career. Demonstrates a strong commitment to skin research.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Science of Human Appearance

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_SHA

Keywords: dermatology, human appearance, aging, environmental factors

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. M.D. applicant must have completed a U.S. dermatology residency program. Ph.D. applicant must have completed at least 2 years post-doctoral training. M.D. applicant must have a strong laboratory collaborator. Ph.D. must have a strong connection with an M.D. conducting appearance work.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_Research

Keywords: dermatology, skin research, junior investigator

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Appropriate initial training in biomedical research (i.e., two to three-year fellowship for postdoctoral training). Junior investigator in the early stages of his/her career.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Public Health

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_Health

Keywords: dermatology, public health, health policy, outcome studies, teledermatology

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. MD applicants must have completed training in a U.S. dermatology residency program. Formal relationship with a mentor who possesses recognized expertise in health policy or public health research.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Physician Scientist

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_PS

Keywords: dermatology, clinical dermatology, physician scientist

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Completed training in a U.S. dermatology residency program. Appropriate initial training in relevant research (i.e., a two to three-year research fellowship or postdoctoral training). Clinically oriented investigator in the early stages of academic career.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Pediatric Dermatology

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_PD

Keywords: dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatologic diseases

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Completed training in a U.S. dermatology residency program and a U.S.fellowship program in pediatric dermatology. Demonstrates a strong commitment to skin research that can advance the field of pediatric dermatology. Under the mentorship of an experienced educator, clinician or laboratory-based investigator. Mentor must have an academic appointment in dermatology or another program that is approved by the dermatology chair.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Medical Dermatology

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_MD

Keywords: dermatology, dermatologic disease, physicians

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Completed training in a U.S. dermatology residency program. Under the mentorship of an experienced medical dermatologist.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Dermatopathology Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_DR

Keywords: dermatology, pathology, skin diseases

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Completed training in a U.S. dermatology or pathology residency program and a U.S. fellowship program in dermatopathology. Under the mentorship of an experienced investigator(s). Mentor must have an academic appointment in dermatology or another program at the sponsoring institution that is approved by the dermatology chair. Demonstrates a strong commitment to skin research that can advance the field of dermatopathology.

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award – Clinical Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dermatologyfoundation.org/rap/Default.asp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CDA_DS

Keywords: dermatology, dermatology surgery, patient safety, cosmetic dermatology, basic sciences

Award Details: $55,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per academic program. Does not apply to renewal applications.

Award-Specific Eligibility: M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree. Completed training in a U.S. dermatology residency program. Completed at least one-year post-residency surgical training in the U.S. at the time of funding. Under the mentorship of an experienced faculty member (e.g., a dermatologic surgeon, a dermatologist, or a basic or clinical investigator with experience and expertise of relevance to the proposed project).

Career Development Eligibility: Candidates with an M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. must be no greater than 12 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Candidates with a Ph.D. must be no greater than 8 years beyond their terminal degree – as of January 1, 2021. Junior faculty member in a department or division of dermatology with an ACGME-approved dermatology residency program, through Assistant Professor level. Anyone who is a prior or current principal investigator (PI) on a federal grant is not eligible to receive a DF career development award. The following two exceptions apply: CDA awardees may have effort on an NIH grant as long as he/she is not the senior PI who initiated the application and he/she does not have direct reporting responsibilities for this or prior federal awards. Total support from all federal grants must be less than 20% of their total effort during the term of the DF award OR The individual is the recipient of an NIH training grant or an equivalent grant from another granting agency. Research award recipients may not simultaneously hold a DF career development award and a grant. As a result, applicants applying for a new career development award may also apply for a grant though they cannot receive funding for both. Current CDA recipients applying for a second or third year of funding cannot also apply for a DF grant.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 15, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: 2021 Innovations in Graduate Education

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20595/nsf20595.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NSFIGE

Keywords: education innovations, STEM graduate education, test/develop/pilot programs

Award Details: Up to 3 years with a total budget between $300K and $500K

Eligibility: An individual may serve as Lead Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on only one proposal submitted to the IGE program per annual competition.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 2 from UConn Health.  Limit includes proposals where UConn serves as a lead organization on a non-collaborative proposal or as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on a collaborative proposal.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If an internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals will be requested from all NOI applicants.  Pre-proposals should include the following, as described in the program guidelines: 1) a cover page; 2) a project plan no longer than 3-pages; 3) a brief budget with justification. 4) Brief CVs/Biosketches for all PIs/Co-PIs.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Emergency Awards RADx-RAD: Screening for COVID-19 by Electronic-Nose Technology (SCENT) (U18 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-017.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIHRAD

Keywords: coronavirus, volatile organic compounds, sensing devices

Award Details: Budgets are unlimited, but must reflect actual needs of the proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 by 5PM EST 

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted for my information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.francisfellowships.org/apply-for-the-fellowship/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Parker

Keywords: translational science, pulmonary medicine, sleep medicine, critical care

Award Details: $75,000 per year for 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications per department

Eligibility: Individuals are eligible to apply if they are: Scientists holding a relevant doctoral degree (e.g., M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., D.V.M., Dr. P.H.) who are embarking on a career in clinical, laboratory or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at a U.S. or Canadian university or research institution. A Ph.D. or other non-M.D. scientist no more than seven years beyond completion of their doctoral degree or an M.D. scientist no more than seven years beyond clinical training (i.e., residency, internship, clinical fellowship) at the time of application. Candidates with greater than seven years since the doctoral degree require approval for continued training from the Scientific Director of the PBF Fellowship Program. Individuals are not eligible for a PBF Fellowship if, at the time of application, they are or have been principal investigator on an NIH K or R series research award or other nationally competitive research award at the comparable level.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, October 12, 2020 by 9pm EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP:  https://www.simonsfoundation.org/simons-investigator-program-nominations/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Simons

Keywords: mid-career scientists, mathematics, theoretical physics, computer science

Award Details: up to $132,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications from each of the following departments: mathematics, physics, astrophysics and theoretical computer science. One additional application may be submitted in theoretical physics in the life sciences.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, October 28, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Emergency Awards: Exosome-based Non-traditional Technologies Towards Multi-Parametric and Integrated Approaches for SARS-CoV-2 (U18 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-018.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIHEmergency

Keywords: coronavirus, public health emergency, disease prevention

Award Details: Budgets are unlimited, but must reflect actual needs of the proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, September 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted for my information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2021 Searle Scholars Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.searlescholars.net/competition/award-information

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Searle

Keywords: early career researchers, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences

Award Details: $300k for 3 years ($100K per year).  See program guidelines for restrictions.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across Storrs/Regional Campuses and UConn Health

Eligibility: Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2019.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: 2021 Research Traineeship Program (NRT)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19522/nsf19522.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NRT

Keywords: STEM, Graduate Education, Transformative Models,

Award Details: Up to 5 years with a total budget up to $3M

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 inclusive of UConn / UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent window: November 25, 2020-December 6, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Saturday, February 6, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information: If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A project plan no longer than 3 pages outlining information the project.  Include information about the proposed program’s research area and theme, training plan, plans for integrating research and education, and organization and management plans.  See NSF guidelines regarding project description subsections for guidance; 2) A brief budget with justification; 3) CV/Biosketches for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: 2021 Major Research Instrumentation

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18513/nsf18513.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: http://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MRI

Keywords: state-of-the art research instrumentation, shared/multi-user instruments, distributed/networked instruments, acquisition projects, development projects

Eligibility:  The MRI Program especially seeks broad representation of PIs in its award portfolio, including women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. Since demographic diversity may be greater among early-career researchers the MRI program also encourages proposals with early-career PIs and proposals that benefit early-career researchers.

Award Details: MRI Awards are categorized into Track 1 ($100K-$1M) and Track 2 ($1M-$4M).  Awards with both categories can be for acquisition or development projects

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health (For each campus, no more than 2 submissions of Track 1 proposals, no more than 1 submission of Track 2 Proposals.  Limit includes both proposals where UConn/UConn Health is the lead institution or a significantly funded subawardee.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Submission window: January 1, 2021 – January 19, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Cost sharing of precisely 30% of the total project cost is required for Ph.D.-granting institutions of higher education and for non-degree-granting organizations. If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a cover page which includes the PI’s name, title, and contact information, proposal title, and proposal type (Acquisition or Development, Track 1 or Track 2); 2) a project plan no longer than 3 pages outlining information the project.  Include information about the instrument, the research activities enabled by the instrument, and management plans.  See NSF guidelines regarding project description subsections for guidance; 3) A brief budget w/justification.   NSF MRI requires a 30% costshare by the institution.  Please include a draft plan for how this institutional costshare could be achieved.  If you have already received cost share commitments, please include pro-forma letters of support; 4) CV/Biosketches for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NEH: 2021 Summer Stipend

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NEHSS

Keywords: Humanities research

Eligibility: All applicants must have completed their formal education by the application deadline. Applicants who have satisfied all the requirements for a degree and are awaiting its conferral may apply, but such applicants need a letter from the dean of the conferring school, attesting to the applicant’s status as of September 25, 2019.  See program for additional details and other eligibility requirements (particularly regarding collaborative research).

Award Details: $6,000 to support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of performance of two consecutive months. Projects may begin as early as May 1, 2020

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 across all UConn / UConn Health campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2020 by 12PM noon (please note updated date)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Additional information:  If an internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals will be requested from all NOI applicants.  Pre-proposals should include the following, as described in the program guidelines: 1) a cover page; 2) 3-page project narrative; 3) 1-page bibliography; 4) 2-page CV/resume.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2021 W. M. Keck Foundation Research Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://www.wmkeck.org/grant-programs/research

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Keck

Keywords: medical research, science and engineering research, high-risk/unconventional, basic research

Award Details: $500K-$5M (typically $2M or less), award period 1-5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses in each of the categories (Medical / Science and Engineering)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal 1-Page Concept Paper Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Phase I Submission Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020 by 7:30PM EST

Additional information: All NOI submitters must also submit a concept paper by the deadline above. We encourage applicants to read about the foundation’s funding priorities and to review the OVPR’s funder analysis report before submitting. See Keck foundation website for important info on concept papers.  We also recommend that applicants append to their 1-page concept paper excerpts from NSF/NIH panel reviews indicating that the proposed project is unconventional / high-risk and that federal funding is highly unlikely. This will be the only call for concept papers for the 2019-2020 academic year.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-036.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: HIV, cures and treatment, pediatric populations

Award Details: up to 3.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, November 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 5PM E

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-035.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: HIV infection, suppressive antiretroviral drug regimens, viral rebound

Award Details: up to $3.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, November 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Medical Scientist Training Program (T32)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-036.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: biomedical research, human disease, dual-degree, training programs

Award Details: Unlimited but must reflect actual needs of proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Collaborative Centers in Children’s Environmental Health Research and Translation (P2C  Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-001.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: environmental health, children’s health, translational research, research centers

Award Details: up to $500,000 per year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-024.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Older_Independence

Keywords: aging research, older populations, rehabilitation, physiological changes, aging changes

Award Details: up to $950,000 per year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: closed on June 25, 2020

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, October 29, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Research Training Program (T34)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-299.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: underrepresented minorities, biomedical research training, STEM fields, inclusive environments

Award Details: Budgets are unlimited, but must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2020 by 12PM EST

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  September 25, 2019 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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National Estuary Program: Coastal Watersheds Grant

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://estuaries.org/initiatives/watershedgrants/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/watersheds

Keywords: estuarine areas, pollution removal, coastal watersheds, environmental protection

Award Details: between $75,000 and $250,000

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 3 applicants total

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 29, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 7, 2020 by 8PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, November 6, 2020 by 8PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative following the format required for the Sponsor LOI, as described in the solicitation.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications. As this program requires a cost match (see guidelines for details), please include a description of how this match will be made.  Letters of commitment are encouraged. 3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Scleroderma Foundation: New Investigator Grant

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.scleroderma.org/site/SPageServer/;jsessionid=00000000.app30133b?NONCE_TOKEN=0DB6A35D651E687C2EF20DB55E605839&pagename=prof_research_types#new

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords:  Dermatology, epidemiology, scleroderma, skin diseases, vascular manifestations, fibroblast biology, cell signaling

Award Details: up to $50,000 for 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Eligibility: New investigator grants may not be used to support thesis or dissertation research or fellowship training. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Medicine, Osteopathy, Veterinary Medicine or one of the sciences; and must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship by the grant award date. Applicants who have been a principal investigator on grants from the Scleroderma Foundation or other national, private or government agencies other than fellowship grants are not eligible for this award.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Scleroderma Foundation: Established Investigator Grant

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.scleroderma.org/site/SPageServer/;jsessionid=00000000.app30133b?NONCE_TOKEN=0DB6A35D651E687C2EF20DB55E605839&pagename=prof_research_types#new

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: Dermatology, epidemiology, scleroderma, skin diseases, vascular manifestations, fibroblast biology, cell signaling

Award Details: up to $75,000 per year for 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Medicine, Osteopathy, Veterinary Medicine or one of the sciences; must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship; and have been principal investigator on grants from the Scleroderma Foundation or other national, private or government agencies in the past.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Institutional Network Award for Promoting Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Research Training (U2C-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-220.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: research training, career development, kidney research, hematologic research, urologic research

Award Details: Unlimited, but must reflect needs of proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH NIAID: Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation in Children and Adults (CTOT-CA) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-029.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: organ transplantation, long-term outcomes, immune-mediated response, allotransplantation

Award Details: Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Project must be for seven years.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent:Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers P30

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AR-21-002.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, translational research, clinical research

Award Details: up to $500,000 per year for a maximum of 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent:Sunday, September 6, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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Tuberculosis Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-020.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: tuberculosis, tuberculosis research units, infection, disease outcomes

Award Details: maximum $1.8 million per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent:Saturday, August 29, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, September 28, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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BRF Scientific Innovations Award (SIA)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://thebrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2021-SIA-Guidelines.pdf

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/SIA

Keywords: neuroscience, innovative research, brain studies, health and disease

Award Details: $150,000 distributed over a 2 year period

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from across all UConn/UConn Health campuses.

Eligibility: Must be a full-time associate professor or full professor working in an area related to brain function in health and disease. Studies should be related to either normal human brain development or specifically identified disease states. Proposal must be a new research project not currently funded by other sources.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, April 20, 2020 by 12 PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020 by 12 PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent:Thursday, June 25, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications. 3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-009.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: artificial intelligence, health outcomes, dementia, elderly populations

Award Details: up to $2.5 million each year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):Tuesday, September 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, October 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications. 3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-019.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, treatment, diagnosis

Award Details: up to $2,000,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):Saturday, August 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  P30 clinical trial not allowed, applications that propose clinical trials will be rejected.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications. 3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2021 Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/projects/pew-biomedical-scholars/program-details

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/PEW

Keywords: biomedical sciences, medicine

Eligibility: Applicants must: have a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or related field; hold a full-time appointment as an Assistant Professor as of 9/10/20; must not have been appointed as an assistant professor at any institution prior to 6/15/2017.  The individual nominated may not have been nominated more than one time in the past.

Award Details: $300K ($75K per year for four years)

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 total from UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2020 by 12PM (noon)

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2020 by 12PM (noon)

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Additional information: All NOI submitters will be asked to provide the following pre-proposal materials by the pre-proposal deadline: 1) a 2-page research summary; 2) a current CV; 3) a letter of support from your department or division head.

In addition, we encourage applicants to visit the OVPR Grantwriting Resource Library for information about this funder and funding opportunity.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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