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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

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USDA: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (The 2501 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.usda.gov/partnerships/socially-disadvantaged-farmers-and-ranchers

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/usda-oppe_outreach

Keywords: coordination of outreach, technical assistance, and education efforts; improving USDA program participation; assistance with owning and operating successful farms/ranches; youth education

Award Details: $450,000 over a period of 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, August 28, 2020 by 11:59 PM EST

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

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

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2021 Searle Scholars Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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

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

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NSF: 2021 Research Traineeship Program (NRT)

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

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

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

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

Keywords: STEM, Graduate Education, Transformative Models,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NSF: 2021 Major Research Instrumentation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NEH: 2021 Summer Stipend

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

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

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

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

Keywords: Humanities research

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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

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

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2021 W. M. Keck Foundation Research Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keywords: HIV, cures and treatment, pediatric populations

Award Details: up to 3.5M

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Award Details: up to $3.5M

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NIH: Medical Scientist Training Program (T32)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Portal Program Link:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eligibility: NSF Lineage Requirement: All proposals submitted to the PFI program must meet a lineage requirement under one of the following two paths: (1) NSF-supported research results, or (2) NSF-supported customer discovery results through the NSF I-Corps Teams Program. Please refer to the solicitation link above for more information.

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

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

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

Additional information:  There are two tracks in the NSF – PFI program. The above information is for the NSF – 2019: Partners for Innovation RP track ONLY. Proposals must include at least one (1) letter of support from potential commercialization partners (not associated with the proposal) that validates the claim of market potential and broader societal impact for the proposed technology.

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

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

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National Estuary Program: Coastal Watersheds Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 3 applicants total

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Scleroderma Foundation: New Investigator Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Scleroderma Foundation: Established Investigator Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DOE: FY20 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA

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://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaId96fd81da-41e6-4d21-b5b9-06252b707825

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

Keywords: advanced manufacturing, energy consumption, steel processing, membrane filtration, ultrasonic vibration, variable feedback streams

Award Details: between up to $1M and $10M depending on subtopic area

Cost-Share Requirements: The cost share must be at least 20% of the total allowable costs for research and development projects (i.e., the sum of the government share, including FFRDC costs if applicable, and the recipient share of allowable costs equals the total allowable cost of the project) and must come from non-federal sources unless otherwise allowed by law. (See 2 CFR 200.306 and 2 CFR 910.130 for the applicable cost sharing requirements.) The 20% minimum cost share must be maintained throughout the project period, including the award’s initial budget period.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant for each sub-topic area

Eligibility: Only new applicants are eligible to apply

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

Sponsor Concept Paper Deadline: Thursday, June 25, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Applicants must indicate which sub-topic area they are applying to in their NOI. Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, applicants will be contacted for further information.

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

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NIH: NIH Director’s Early Independence 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://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-20-014.html

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

Keywords: post-graduate training, behavioral sciences, biomedical sciences, translational research

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

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

Eligibility: Given the focus on early research independence, the receipt date of the terminal doctoral degree or end of post-graduate clinical training of the PD/PI must be between June 1, 2019 and September 30, 2021. The degree receipt date is that which appears on the official transcript for the degree. The end of post-graduate clinical training includes residency and fellowship periods. At the time of application, the PD/PI must not have served as a post-doctoral fellow following a previous (not the most recent) doctoral degree for more than twelve months.

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

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Infrastructure Grant

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.stbaldricks.org/for-researchers

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: childhood cancer, translational research, epidemiology, precision medicine

Award Details: between $25,000 and $50,000

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

Eligibility: For the 2020 Fall cycle St. Baldrick’s will only be accepting Infrastructure LOIs/Applications requesting support for Clinical Research Associate positions

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

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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St. Baldrick’s Fellowship Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: http://www.stbaldricks.org/for-researchers

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: child cancer research, pediatric oncology, translational research, precision medicine, alternative therapies, survivorship and quality of life, epidemiology

Award Details: Fellows will be awarded the normal PGY-level salary for their institution, capped at $75,000 per year, with up to an additional 30% of the salary amount for fringe benefits. (Total yearly maximum is $97,500.) All Fellow awards are to cover salary and benefits only.

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

Eligibility: Applicants must hold an M.D. or D.O. degree by the date the grant becomes effective (July 1, 2021). Fellows must have completed at least 2 years of fellowship training prior to becoming a St. Baldwick’s Fellow. Applicants must be in their 3rd or 4th year of pediatric oncology research by the start of the award (July 1, 2021). Applicants may not hold an appointment of assistant professor or above. Applicants must have a fellowship mentor who provides supervision, facilities, and research support at an American Board of Pediatrics approved fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  St. Baldrick’s Foundation intends to make awards in the Fall of 2020 as planned, however, in light of Covid-19, application circumstances may change. SBF will communicate any changes with applicants through ProposalCENTRAL.

Funds may not be used for human embryonic stem cell research.

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.

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DOE: FY2020 AMO Critical Materials FOA: Next-Generation Technologies and Field Validation

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://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaIdf92d9b97-2d02-4e2a-8b8a-76cba3a2e114

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: raw materials, froth flotation, magnetic separation, gravity flotation, solvent extraction, metallothermic reduction

Award Details: Individual awards may be up to $10 million for Topic Area 1 Areas of Interest 1 and 2 projects, one project up to $30 million under Topic Area 1 Area of Interest 3, and $500,000 for Topic Area 2 projects.

Cost-Share Requirement: The cost share must be at least 20% of the total allowable costs (i.e., the sum of the government share, including FFRDC costs if applicable, and the recipient share of allowable costs equals the total allowable cost of the project) for research and development projects and 50% of the total allowable costs for demonstration and commercial application projects and must come from non-federal sources unless otherwise allowed by law. Please see the FOA for a cost-share information sheet to help calculate cost-share amounts.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per topic area

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

Sponsor Concept Paper Deadline: Thursday, June 25, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Applicants must specify which topic area they are applying to. Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full internal competition is necessary, applicants 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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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/RRFFoundation

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

Award Details: maximum of $200,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

Letter of Inquiry: Monday, June 15, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, August 1, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Portal Program Link:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NIH NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers P30

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

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

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

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

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, translational research, clinical research

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NIH NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers 2021

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-HD-21-009.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: developmental disabilities, translational research, biomarkers, outcome measures

Award Details: up to $800,000 per year for a maximum of 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent:  Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, August 14, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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Tuberculosis Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

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

Quest Portal Program Link:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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BRF Scientific Innovations Award (SIA)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mallinckrodt 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.emallinckrodtfoundation.org/Application.html

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

Keywords: biomedical research, disease treatment

Award Details: $60,000

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2020 by 12 PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, August 1, 2020

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

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

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NIH: Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research

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

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

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

Quest Portal Program Link:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NIH: NIAMS Resource-based Centers for Bone, Muscle and Orthopaedic Research

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AR-21-004.html

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

Keywords: bone diseases, bone biology, translational research, orthopaedic research

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

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):  Sunday, July 12, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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NIH: NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AR-21-003.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: skin biology, translational research, disease treatment

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

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):  Sunday, July 12, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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NSF: General Social Survey (GSS) Competition

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20550/nsf20550.htm

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: social sciences, behavioral data, data collection, American society

Award Details: $16,000,000 pending availability of funds

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

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

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):  Monday, June 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, August 17, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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NIH: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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NSF: Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA): Future Research Directions for the Engineering Research Community

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20551/nsf20551.pdf

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

Keywords: engineering, industries, academia, engineering research

Award Details: $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 every year for 5 years for a total of $5,000,000 to $8,000,000

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

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

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required): Wednesday, July 8, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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2021 Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

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

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

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

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

Keywords: biomedical sciences, medicine

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, September 10, 2020

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

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

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

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