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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

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St. Baldwick’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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Baldwicks

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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/DOEAMO

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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DOS DRL: Countering Corruption amid COVID-19

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=327013

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

Keywords: corruption, government transparency, public health, oversight measures

Award Details: $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 29 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, June 12, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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NIH DHHS: Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32 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-20-076.html

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

Keywords: neurosciences, research training, experimental design, statistical methodology, quantitative reasoning

Award Details: Budgets are not limited, but must reflect actual needs of project

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  Saturday, May 30, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 29, 2020 by 5PM EST

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

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

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USAID: STOP Spillover

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=325046

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

Keywords: zoonotic diseases, coronavirus, disease reduction, geographical spread

Award Details: $100,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 1, 2020 by 1PM EST

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

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

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DOS DRL: Evaluation Innovation Fund—Building a Community of Practice of M&E Professionals in Democracy, Rights and Labor

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=326649

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

Keywords: monitoring and evaluation, human rights implementation, community of practice, evaluative methods

Award Details: between $250,000 and $400,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 15, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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USDA: Equipment Grant Program (EGP)

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/equipment-grant-program-egp

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

Keywords: equipment/instruments, equipment cost support, agricultural sciences

Award Details: Award amount varies between $0-$500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 across all campuses 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, June 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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USDA: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants 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/farm-business-management-and-benchmarking-fbmb-competitive-grants-program

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

Keywords: farm management, agricultural challenges, educational programs, agricultural producers

Award Details: between $100,000 – $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

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

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

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IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries

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/sites/default/files/fy20-cag-ml-nofo.pdf

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

Keywords: digital divide, museums, libraries, capacity building, digital inclusion

Award Details: between $25,000-$500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, May 29, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, June 12, 2020 by 11:59 PM 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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DHS: Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S)

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=326482

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

Keywords: firefighters, fire hazard, safety research

Award Details: between $1,500,000 and $35,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health. Applicants may submit up to three projects under R&D activity.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday,  May 29, 2020

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

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

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USDA: Crop Protection and Pest Management

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/crop-protection-and-pest-management

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

Keywords: pests, IPM approaches, emerging technologies, agricultural productivity

Award Details: between $200,000 – $325,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, May 29, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 8, 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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Breast Cancer Alliance: Young Investigator 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

Keywords: breast cancer, diagnosis, therapies, clinical studies, new researchers

Award Details: $125,000 total for 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across Storrs/Regional Campuses andUConn Health

Eligibility: Applicants for the 2021 award must (i) have not held a faculty position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2021; (ii) have not 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.  

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, July 24, 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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HRSA Building Capacity to Implement Rapid Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Start for Improved Care Engagement in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program – Implementation Sites

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-20-114

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

Keywords: antiretroviral therapy, accelerated entry, rapid start, HIV treatment

Award Details: up to $200,000 per year for 3 years

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 15, 2020

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

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

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HRSA: Building Capacity to Implement Rapid Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Start for Improved Care Engagement in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Provider

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-20-113

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

Keywords: HIV prevention, rapid start, technical assistance, viral suppression

Award Details: up to $700,000 per year for 3 years

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 15, 2020

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

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

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HRSA: Improving Care and Treatment Coordination: Focusing on Black Women with HIV – Demonstration Sites

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-20-116

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

Keywords: HIV interventions, socio-cultural health determinants, health outcomes, black women

Award Details: up to $310,000 per year for 3 years

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, June 15, 2020

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

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

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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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CTOT-CA

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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USDA: Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN)

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/farm-and-ranch-stress-assistance-network

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

Keywords: behavioral health, stress, agriculture workers, suicide risk

Award Details: up to $7,187,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, June 24, 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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DOJ FY 2020 National Center on Restorative Justice

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://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/bja-2020-18442

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

Keywords: law students, National Center for Restorative Justice, social inequalities, justice leaders

Award Details: up to $3,000,000. The chosen university will also manage the National Center on Restorative Justice.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  May 21, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

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

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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NICHDResearch

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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DOD – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Outreach Programs

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=325992

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

Keywords: STEM education, outreach programs, professional development

Award Details: maximum $25,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020 by 12PM  noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, May 18, 2020

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

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: outreach, courses for skills development, research experiences, mentoring activities

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, May 4, 2020 by 12PM noon

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent:  Sunday, June 14, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, July 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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Tuberculosis

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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NEH: Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge 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/NEH_ICBC

Keywords: humanities, infrastructure development, design, modernization

Award Details: up to $750,000

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, April 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, May 15, 2020 by 11:59 PM 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: 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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/AI

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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIH_Skin

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: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/GSS

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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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-19-219.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: biomedical, underrepresented groups, research training programs

Award Details: Unlimited funding amount, but budgets must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Funds are for a period of up to 5 years.

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 21, 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: Navigating the New Arctic Community Office (NNA-CO)

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/nsf20549/nsf20549.pdf

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

Keywords: climate change, the arctic, environmental change

Award Details: $500,000 per year for up to 5 years. Budgets above this amount may be considered if the additional duties proposed provide substantial, innovative, and/or creative enhancements for NNA coordination.

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, April 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 10, 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: Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) (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-19-218.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: undergraduate, biomedical, training programs, underrepresented groups

Award Details: Unlimited funding amount, but budgets must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Funds are for a period of up to 5 years.

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 21, 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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DOE Research to Enable Fuels from Sunlight

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=324619

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: sustainable energy, transformational technologies, solar energy, solar fuel generation

Award Details: between $10M to $20M per year for up to 5 years (Applicants must apply for between $10M and $20M per year, but may be funded less)

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020 by 12PM (noon)

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

Sponsor Pre-Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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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?utm_source=WilliamTGrant+Website+Signup&utm_campaign=937fe9fade-October+Grants_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a590baf297-937fe9fade-1204806471

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: career development, research, mentoring, inequality, research evidence

Award Details: up to $350,000 disbursed over 5 years

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

Eligibility: Applicants of any discipline are eligible to apply. Applicants must have received their terminal degree within seven years of submitting their application. In medicine, the seven-year maximum is dated from the completion of the first residency. Applicants must be employed in career-ladder positions. This award may not be used as a post-doctoral fellowship.

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 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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NSF – 2021: Partners for Innovation – Research Partnerships Track (PFI – RP)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 by 5PM local time

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.

Additional information: There are two tracks in the NSF – PFI program. The above information is for the NSF – 2020: 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. This award will have multiple opportunities for submission. Check back for another opportunity in December.

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

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USDA/NIFA: AFRI Education and Workforce Development 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.

Special Note: This limited submission call covers several grant programs advertised under the same RFA.  They include: Program A7501-Professional Development for Agriculture Literacy; Program A7601-Agriculture Workforce Training Grants; Program A7401-Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates.  Information below is keyed to the program code listed above.  NOI submissions must reference one of these program codes.

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/fy-2019-and-fy-2020-afri-education-workforce-and-development-rfa.pdf

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: Education and Workforce Development; Agriculture Literacy; Agriculture Workforce Training; Research/Extension Experiences for Undergraduates

Award Details: A7501: up to $300K for up to 4 years.  A7601: up to $500K for up to 5 years.  A7401: up to $500K for up to 5 years (see RFA for specific details)

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs, 3 from UConn Health per program code

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 3/2/2020 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 3/16/2020 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  A7501: 4/28/2020.  A7601: 5/26/2020.  A7401: 4/7/2020

Additional information:  NOI submissions must reference one of the three program codes listed above.  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals may be required that include: 1) a three page project narrative; 2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications; and 3) 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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