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(Previous Version) Current Limited Submissions Competitions

Please note: this page has been replaced as of 3/26/21.  For current limited submission announcements, please visit this page

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DOE: Integrated Computational and Data Infrastructure for Scientific Discovery (ICDI)

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://science.osti.gov/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2021/SC_FOA_0002482.pdf

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

Keywords: Experimental/Computational/Computer Science collaborative teams; modeling/validating distributed science infrastructures

Award Details: between $100,000 and $2M per year for 3 years.  Award amounts vary based on topic and number of investigators. Applications requesting more or less than the award floor or ceiling will be disqualified without review.  See DOE solicitation for details.

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 3 applications from UConn and from UConn Health.  Application limit includes both applications where UConn is lead or collaborator.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, March 26, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline (required): Friday, April 2, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, May 14, 2021 by 5pm EST

Additional information:  Due to the extremely short turnaround time, submission slots will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  We encourage faculty teams to collaborate so that all interested groups can participate.

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

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NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25 – 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-20-153.html

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

Keywords: science education; P-12 student programs; teacher in-service; students from underserved communities; Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach

Award Details: up to $250,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, June 13, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, July 13, 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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USAID: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture

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=329241

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

Keywords: global hunger, malnutrition, poverty, sustainability

Award Details: up to $15M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by 4PM 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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USAID: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Current and Emerging Threats to Crops

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=330439

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

Keywords: biotic threats, food security, pests, crop diseases

Award Details: up to $15M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by 4PM 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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Institute of Museum and Library Services: Collections Assessment for Preservation 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.imls.gov/grants/available/collections-assessment-preservation-program

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

Keywords: museums, collections care

Award Details: up to $3M over 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, April 19, 2021

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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Amgen Fellowship Training 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.rheumresearch.org/education-and-training-awards#AmgenFTA

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

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, future clinicians, underrepresented populations

Award Details: $50,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant total across campuses

Eligibility: Applicant (Program Director) must be an ACR or ARP member at the time of submission and for the duration of the award. Only Program Directors at ACGME-accredited institutions in good standing may apply. Current recipients of the Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion are not eligible to apply for this award.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, May 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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Rheumatology Research: Fellowship Training Award- Workforce Expansion

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.rheumresearch.org/education-and-training-awards

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

Keywords: rheumatology, rheumatic diseases, underserved populations

Award Details: $100,000 over 2 years for adult programs, $150,000 over 3 years for pediatric programs

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, May 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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HRSA: Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation (BHWD TAE) 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329871

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

Keywords: behavioral health, psychology education

Award Details: up to $2.5M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, May 3, 2021

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 Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – 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-20-103.html

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

Keywords:  team science, complex and challenging research questions, any area of science within NIGMS mission, 3-6 PI/PD projects, non-AIDS related

Award Details: Up to $1.5MM in direct costs per year, plus up to $250K for optional exploratory pilot studies for ESIs.  Average awards anticipated to be between $700K-$900K.Funding can be requested for up to five years.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 27, 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.

Special Note: The RM1 mechanism has two deadlines per year, January and May.  The internal competition for the January 2022 submission cycle will be posted in May/June 2021.

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

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DOE: Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Direct Air Capture of Carbon Dioxide

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://science.osti.gov/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2021/SC_FOA_0002481.pdf

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

Keywords: energy transfer mechanisms, temporal changes, synthesis and assembly

Award Details: between $200,000 and $1.2M per year for 3 years. Applications requesting more or less than the award floor or ceiling will be disqualified without review.

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the short period of time before the Sponsor submission date, NOIs will be processed promptly after the 12 noon submission deadline.  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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NEH: Infrastructure and Capacity Building 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://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/infrastructure-and-capacity-building-challenge-grants

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

Keywords: equipment, modernization, maintenance, digitization

Award Details: up to $750,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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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Pew Biomedical Scholars

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant total across campuses

Eligibility: Applicants must: have a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or related field; hold a full-time appointment as an Assistant Professor as of 9/1/21; must not have been appointed as an assistant professor at any institution prior to 6/14/2017.  The individual nominated may not have been nominated more than one time in the past.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 12, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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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Litwin IBD Pioneers

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.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/research/grants-fellowships/litwin-ibd-pioneers

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

Keywords: inflammatory bowel disease, treatment, diagnosis

Award Details: up to $130,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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: Maximizing Access to Research Careers (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-21-147.html

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

Keywords: biomedical, training and mentoring, clinical trials

Award Details: unlimited, but must reflect the needs of the proposed budget

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from UConn Health.  UConn Storrs/Regional Campuses not eligible due to existing T34 award.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, May 26, 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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William T. Grant 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: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/william-t-grant-scholars-program

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

Keywords: career development, young Americans, improving lives, reducing inequality, improving research evidence

Award Details: up to $350,000 over five years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per each school/college

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021 by 12PM noon

Mentor and Reference Letter Deadline: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by 3PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday,  July 7, 2021 by 3PM 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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DOE: Chemical Upcycling of Polymers

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=331402

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

Keywords: polymers, plastics, chemical properties, feedstocks

Award Details: up to $1.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, May 12, 2021 by 11:59PM 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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NSF: Research Traineeship (NRT) 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.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21536/nsf21536.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, March 29, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, September 6, 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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NIH: Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) Coordinating Center (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-20-080.html

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

Keywords: human immune responses, clinical phenotyping, data integration

Award Details: Application budgets are limited to $1,200,000 direct costs per year; and additional $600,000 per year in direct costs will be reserved to support cross-collaborative IOF projects amongst the HIPC program investigators

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, June 4, 2021

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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Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (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-20-079.html

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

Keywords: human immune responses, clinical phenotyping, data integration

Award Details: up to $1.5M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, June 4, 2021

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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DOC: NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331342

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

Keywords: radio systems, public safety radio system, land mobile radio

Award Details: up to $1M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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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DOE: X-Strack: Programming Environments for Scientific Computing

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=331171

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

Keywords: computer science, scientific software, high-performance-computing systems, data distribution

Award Details: between $100,000 to and $300,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applicants total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, April 12, 2021 by 11:59PM

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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Breast Cancer Alliance: Exceptional Project 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://breastcanceralliance.org/how-to-apply

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

Keywords: breast cancer, clinical research

Award Details: $100,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, July 23, 2021

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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Breast Cancer Alliance: Young Investigator 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://breastcanceralliance.org/how-to-apply

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

Keywords: breast cancer, early career researchers

Award Details: $125,000 per year for up to 2 years

Eligibility: Applicants for the 2022 award must (i) not have held a tenure track faculty or tenure track research position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2022; (ii) not have been a principal investigator on an NIH R01 or equivalent national/international non-mentored award; and (iii) dedicate at least 50% of their work effort to research.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, July 23, 2021

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: Screening for Conditions by Electronic Nose Technology (SCENT) (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-TR-21-009.html

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

Keywords: volatile organic compounds, human diseases, artificial intelligence, diagnostics

Award Details: Application budgets are limited to $650,000 direct cost per year for Years 1 and 2, and $800,000 direct cost per year for Years 3 – 5.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 10, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, June 10, 2021

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 Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS)

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/2021/nsf21555/nsf21555.htm

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

Keywords: allocation services, end user support services, operations and integration services, monitoring and measurement services, technology translation services

Award Details: up to $7.5M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, June 16, 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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FFAR: New Innovator in Food and Agriculture 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: https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/opportunities/2021-new-innovators-request-for-applications/

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

Keywords: agriculture, sustainability, novel innovations, advanced animal systems, health-agriculture nexus, next generation crops, soil health, sustainable water management, urban food systems

Award Details:  $150,000 per year for up to 3 years (applicants may request a longer duration, provided the total funds do not exceed $450,000). Indirect costs are limited to 10% of the award.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, May 5, 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: Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support – Coordination Office (ACCESS-ACO)

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/2021/nsf21556/nsf21556.htm

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

Keywords: Support services for ACCESS awardees, inter-awardee coordination, external advisory board coordination, outreach and information dissemination frameworks

Award Details: up to $5M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, June 16, 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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USDA NIFA: Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP)

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=330965

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

Keywords: animal veterinary services, veterinary training, veterinary medicine

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, April 16, 2021

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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USDA NIFA: Food Safety Outreach 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://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/food-safety-outreach-program

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

Keywords: food safety, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers

Award Details: between $80,000 to $1M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, April 1, 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: Enabling Quantum Leap: Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuIC-TAQS)

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/2021/nsf21553/nsf21553.htm

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

Keywords: quantum science, quantum computing, quantum engineering

Award Details: up to $2.5M for 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, April 12, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 14, 2021

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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HRSA: Evidence Based Telehealth Network 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.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-082

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

Keywords: telehealth, health networks, telecommunication technologies

Award Details: up to $350,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, April 2, 2021

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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CDC: Improving Epilepsy Education, Systems of Care, and Health Outcomes through National and Community Partnerships

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=328415

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

Keywords: social environments, health care, social determinants of health, epilepsy care

Award Details: between $100,000 and 4.4M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, April 12, 2021 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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Agilent Early Career Professor 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.agilent.com/univ_relation/profaward/index.shtml

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

Keywords: autoimmunity, cancer, immunological responses

Award Details: $100,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across Uconn/UConn Health

Eligibility: Must hold a tenure-track assistant professor position and have completed Ph.D. (residency in case of M.D.’s or M.D. Ph.D’s) no earlier than January 2011.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Nomination Deadline:  Friday, February 26, 2021

Letters of Recommendation Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021

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: Tuberculosis Research Advancement Centers (P30 Clinical Trials 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-21-001.html

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

Keywords: tuberculosis, mentorship, multidisciplinary research

Award Details: up to $600,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, May 16, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday,  June 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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HRSA: Emerging Issues in Maternal and Child 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328447

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

Keywords: child health, maternal health, substance use disorders, environmental health, behavioral health, immunization

Award Details: between $250,000 and $1.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, April 9, 2021

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 Heart Association: Disparities in Cardio-Oncology Strategically Focused Research Network

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://professional.heart.org/-/media/phd-files/research/strategically-focused-research-networks/disparities-in-cardiooncology-request-for-applications.pdf?la=en

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

Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disease, health disparities, population science, basic science, clinical science, comorbidities, diagnosis/treatment, lifestyle preventions

Award Details: up to $2.925M

Eligibility: Center director and PIs must be AHA members/partners.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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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NSF: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)

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/2021/nsf21550/nsf21550.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/S-STEM

Keywords: STEM fields, low-income, technology, biological and physical sciences

Award Details: $70,000,000 to $95,000,000 annually, for new and continuing awards. Awards for Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building) projects may not exceed $650,000. Awards for Track 2 (Design and Development: Single Institution) projects may not exceed $1.0 million. Awards for Track 3 (Design and Development: Multi-Institutional Consortia) projects may not exceed $5.0 million. In all cases, the totals are inclusive of direct and indirect costs.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from each UConn/UConn Health school/college

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information: Please view the changes affecting all proposals submitted to the S-STEM program on the program page.

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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RRF Foundation for Aging Research 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: http://www.rrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/research-grants/

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

Keywords: aging populations, translational research, interventional trials, health services research

Award Details: up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, May 1, 2021

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: Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (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-ES-20-006.html

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

Keywords: environmental health science, environmental exposures, human biology, disease, translational research

Award Details: up to $850,000 per year for up to 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, April 16, 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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NIH: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25)

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-20-223.html

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

Keywords: diversity, biomedical sciences, skills development, research experiences, STEM fields

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February  8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, June 24, 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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NIH: Diabetes Research 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-DK-20-025.html

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

Keywords: diabetes, endocrine and metabolic diseases, diabetes research, pilot studies

Award Details: up to $1M per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 20, 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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DOE: Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330403

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

Keywords: quantum phenomena, quantum information systems, quantum computing, mechanical sciences, chemistry

Award Details: up to $1.5M per year for 3 years. A minimum amount of $200,000 per year must be requested, or applications may be declined.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by 11:59PM 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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NIH: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25)

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-21-075.html

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

Keywords: genome sciences, genomic medicine, implications in genomic research,  research experiences

Award Details: $250,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18,  2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, April 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, May 25, 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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NIH: Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)

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-21-074.html

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

Keywords: genome sciences, genomic medicine, implications in genomic research,  research experiences

Award Details: up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18,  2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, April 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 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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NIH: New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trials 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-TR-21-001.html

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

Keywords: translational research, undrugged biological targets, new chemistries, human disease

Award Details: up to $750,000 per year (up to 2 years) for the UG3 phase and $1M per year (up to 4 years) for the UH3 phase. 

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, July 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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DOE: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY OF BIOENERGY-RELEVANT MICROBES TO ENABLE PRODUCTION OF NEXT-GENERATION BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS

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=330176

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

Keywords: model organisms, microbial functional capabilities, biosynthetic pathways, polymer deconstruction

Award Details: between $250,000 to $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 by 11:59PM 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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Ono Pharma: Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program (Ono Initiative)

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.onofound.org/initiative/

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

Keywords: chemical sciences, treatments, health care

Award Details: $300,000 per year for 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 2 applicants across campuses

Eligibility: PI must have an MD and/or PhD degree. The PI must be a young and/or mid-career scientist (15 years or below of experience from starting independent academic position). The PI may not already be engaged in other sponsored research with Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and/or grant program with Ono Pharma Foundation. The PI may not apply for funding to amplify current work. However, PIs may research a new idea based on a prior finding of the PI.                            

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, February 18, 2021 by 5PM ET

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday,May 18, 2021 by 5PM ET

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: Diabetes Research 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-DK-20-025.html

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

Keywords: diabetes, endocrine diseases, metabolic diseases, 

Award Details: budgets are limited to $1M per year for 5 years. Applications proposing a Regional/National Shared Research Core or expanded P and F Program are limited to $1,250,000 per year.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 20, 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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BRF Fay/Frank 2021 Seed Grant 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.thebrf.org/seed-grants/

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

Keywords: Brain Function, molecular and clinical neuroscience

Award Details: Up to $80K over two years ($40K per year)

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all campuses

Eligibility: Must be an Assistant or Associate Professor.  See guidelines for further eligibility requirements.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 by 4PM CST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by 4PM 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: Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences

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.challenge.gov/challenge/nih-prize-for-enhancing-faculty-gender-diversity/

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

Keywords: gender diversity, STEM fields, academia, women’s representation

Award Details: $50,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021

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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