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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

Opportunity Sponsor Submission Slots Award Ceiling NOI Deadline Sponsor First Deadline
Regional Innovation Engines (NSF Engines) Internal Screening NSF 1 total $160M over 10 years 5/24/22 6/30/22
NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network: Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,950,000 5/30/2022 7/11/2022
NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network: Clinical Centers (UG1 Clinical Trial Optional)
NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $5,200,000 5/30/2022 7/11/2022
Dr. Ernest J. Ring Academic Development Grant Sir Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 5/23/2022 6/30/2022
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Microsoft 4 per department $42,000 5/23/2022 6/7/2022
NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN): Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,100,000 5/30/2022 7/11/2022
NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN): Clinical Centers (UG1 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $5,200,000 5/30/2022 7/11/2022
Cooperative Agreement – Objective Jail Classification Project NIC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 5/23/2022 7/5/2022
US-ASEAN Green Building Innovation Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 5/23/2022 6/28/2022
Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC) NSF 2 UConn – 2 UCH $30,000,000 5/30/2022 8/1/2022
Pathway to Stop Diabetes American Diabetes Association 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,625,000 5/30/2022 8/1/2022
NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,500,000 5/30/2022 8/14/2022
Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 2 UConn – 2 UCH $1,250,000 5/30/2022 8/2/2022
Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $750,000 5/9/2022 6/20/2022
National Plant Diagnostic Network for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $700,000 5/9/2022 6/6/2022
National Lab Jobs ACCESS Program DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,025,000 5/16/2022 6/23/2022
Special Research Grants for Aquaculture Research Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 5/3/2022 6/3/2022
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $750,000 5/3/2022 6/6/2022
Resilient & Intelligent NextG Systems (RINGS) – Virtual Organization (RINGS-VO) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 5/17/2022 8/1/2022
State Maternal Health Innovation & Data Capacity Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 5/3/2022 6/13/2022
Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 5/3/2022 5/26/2022
Equipment Grants Program USDA NIFA 2 total $500,000 5/6/2022 6/15/2022
Increasing Uptake of Long-Acting Injectable Antiretrovirals Among People with HIV HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,500,000 5/6/2022 6/21/2022
EXPRESS 2022 EXPLORATORY RESEARCH FOR EXTREME-SCALE SCIENCE DOE 6 UConn – 6UCH $400,000 4/29/2022 5/12/2022
2022 MATHEMATICAL MULTIFACETED INTEGRATED CAPABILITY CENTERS (MMICCS) DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $6,000,000 4/29/2022 5/17/2022
DATA VISUALIZATION FOR SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY, DECISION-MAKING, AND COMMUNICATION DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $900,000 4/25/2022 5/10/2022
Randomized Algorithms for Combinatorial Scientific Computing DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $2,400,000 4/29/2022 5/19/2022
MANAGEMENT AND STORAGE OF SCIENTIFIC DATA DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $900,000 4/25/2022 5/5/2022
Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,750,000 5/9/2022 6/28/2022
Scientific Innovations Award Brain Research Foundation 1 total $150,000 5/9/2022 6/23/2022
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $15,000,000 5/9/2022 6/30/2022
Call for Concepts Mellon Foundation 3 total $500,000 4/18/2022 5/16/2022
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Bridges to the Baccalaureate Research Training Program (T34) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 5/16/2022 9/26/2022
Summer Stipends NEH 2 total $6,000 5/16/2022 9/21/2022
FY 2022 Ngawang Choephel Fellows Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $375,000 4/18/2022 5/27/2022
WHA Program Learning Series DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 4/18/2022 5/23/2022
Mallinckrodt Grants Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation 1 total $60,000 4/25/2022 8/1/2022
Transforming Pediatrics for Early Childhood (TPEC) DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 4/18/2022 5/23/2022
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,000,000 4/18/2022 5/17/2022
Population-based Surveillance of Outcomes, Needs, and Well-being of Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Defects CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,600,000 4/11/2022 4/22/2022
FY2022 Artificial Intelligence Research for High Energy Physics DOE 4 total $3,000,000 Available first-come, first-served 4/21/2022
Urban Integrated Field Labs (IFL) DOE 1 total $25,000,000 Available first-come, first-served 4/19/2022
American Rescue Plan Technical Assistance Investment Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,500,000 3/28/2022 6/1/2022
Infrastructure and Capacity Building Grants NEH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 4/4/2022 5/17/2022
Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $750,000 4/4/2022 5/19/2022
Boots to Business Follow On Training SBA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $824,100 3/28/2022 4/11/2022
Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 4/4/2022 6/1/2022
Honda Grants Honda 1 total $75,000 4/11/2022 8/1/2022
CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,000,000 4/11/2022 7/15/2022
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program NSF 2 total $3,000,000 5/9/2022 9/8/2022
Building Mathematical Modeling Workforce Capacity to Support Infectious Disease and Healthcare Research CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 3/21/2022 4/4/2022
US Platform to Measure Effectiveness of Seasonal Influenza, COVID-19 and other Respiratory Virus Vaccines for the Prevention of Acute Illness in Ambulatory Settings CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,200,000 3/21/2022 4/8/2022
Modernizing Environmental Public Health Tracking to Advance Environmental Health Surveillance CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,000,000 3/28/2022 5/1/2022
National Partnerships to Address Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Use and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $400,000 3/21/2022 4/1/2022
Coastal Watersheds Grant National Estuaries Program 3 total $250,000 3/28/2022 5/27/2022
Organic Transitions (ORG) USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $750,000 3/28/2022 4/21/2022
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Agricultural Systems USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $10,000,000 3/28/2022 4/27/2022
Course and Program Grants VentureWell 1 UConn – 1 UCH $30,000 3/21/2022 5/18/2022
Pew Biomedical Scholars Pew Charitable Trusts 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 3/28/2022 5/18/2022
FY 2022 Arts Envoy Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,800,000 3/21/2022 5/16/2022
FY 2022 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $16,000,000 3/21/2022 4/28/2022
FY 2022 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP) DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,650,000 3/21/2022 4/29/2022
Research Development and Partnership Pilot (RDPP) DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $150,000 3/21/2022 4/20/2022
Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $10,545,000 3/21/2022 6/13/2022
Establishing Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Centres of Excellence to Improve Patient Outcomes by Addressing Access Disparities Pfizer 1 UConn – 1 UCH $75,000 3/7/2022 4/6/2022
Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining) (CI Professional Track) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 3/14/2022 5/16/2022
Immune Drivers of Autoimmune Disease (IDAD) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,750,000 3/14/2022 6/1/2022
Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,000,000 3/7/2022 3/31/2022
Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 3/14/2022 4/30/2022
FY 2022 Creative Arts Exchange DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,580,000 3/14/2022 5/16/2022
William T. Grant Scholars Program William T. Grant Foundation 1 per School/College $350,000 3/21/2022 7/5/2022
Veterinary Services Grant Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 3/7/2022 4/5/2022
Chemical and Materials Sciences to Advance Clean Energy Technologies and Low-Carbon Manufacturing DOE 3 UConn – 3 UCH $4,500,000 2/25/2022 3/16/2022
Early Childhood Developmental Health Systems: Evidence to Impact HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,750,000 3/7/2022 5/10/2022
Research Visioning for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Future Research Directions for the CISE Community NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $8,000,000 3/7/2022 5/10/2022
NIDCR Dental Specialty and PhD Program (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 3/7/2022 6/7/2022
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $550,000 3/7/2022 7/13/2022
The Alice Award J. M. Kaplan Fund Furthermore 2 total $25,000 2/28/2022 4/1/2022
Cultural Transformation in the Geoscience Community (CTGC) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $7,500,000 2/21/2022 3/14/2022
FY22 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program DOD 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 2/28/2022 5/13/2022
Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 UConn – 2 UCH $500,000 2/28/2022 4/5/2022
Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion Rheumatology Research Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 2/28/2022 5/3/2022
Amgen Fellowship Training Award Rheumatology Research Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 2/28/2022 5/3/2022
Infant-Toddler Court Program – State Awards HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 2/28/2022 5/4/2022
Infant-Toddler Court Program – National Resource Center HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 2/28/2022 5/4/2022
Renewable Resource Extension Act National Focus Fund Projects USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 2/28/2022 3/21/2022
Methyl Bromide Transition Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 2/21/2022 3/17/2022
Exceptional Project Grants Breast Cancer Alliance 2 total $100,000 2/28/2022 4/1/2022
Young Investigator Grants Breast Cancer Alliance 2 total $125,000 2/28/2022 7/22/2022
HIGHER EDUCATION MULTICULTURAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 2/14/2022 3/23/2022
Contact Theory in DRG Programs DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 2/14/2022 3/25/2022
Technical Partnerships FOA DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,000,000 2/14/2022 3/18/2022
Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network (MCEHN) HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,200,000 2/14/2022 3/28/2022
FY 2022 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $6,600,000 2/14/2022 3/25/2022
Catalyst for Infant Health Equity HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 1/31/2022 2/18/2022
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $350,000 2/7/2022 4/29/2022
New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research 1 UConn – 1 UCH $450,000 1/31/2022 2/23/2022
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Behavioral Health Care Support HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 2/14/2022 4/19/2022
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,500,000 2/14/2022 4/14/2022
Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 2/7/2022 4/8/2022
Young Investigator Grant Award The Society for Pediatric Radiology 1 UConn – 1 UCH $30,000 1/31/2022 3/8/2022
SPR Pilot Award The Society for Pediatric Radiology 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 1/31/2022 3/8/2022
Education Project Award The Society for Pediatric Radiology 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 1/31/2022 3/8/2022
Seed Grant The Society for Pediatric Radiology 1 UConn – 1 UCH $10,000 1/31/2022 3/8/2022
Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services – Replication HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 1/31/2022 3/10/2022
Telehealth Strategies to Maximize HIV Care HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,750,000 1/31/2022 4/8/2022
Area Health Education Centers Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 1/19/2022 4/6/2022
Wylie Scholar Program Vascular Cures 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 1/31/2022 3/1/2022
Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $325,000 1/31/2022 2/28/2022
Exhibition Competition Henry Luce Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH N/A 1/24/2022 2/7/2022
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 1/24/2022 3/31/2022
Development and Renovation of Housing, Breeding, and Research Spaces for Existing NIH-supported NHP Colonies (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $8,000,000 1/24/2022 1/31/2022
Biomedical Research Facilities (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $8,000,000 1/17/2022 1/24/2022
Enhancing Capacity for Strategic and Applied Research Activities in Support of Control and Elimination of Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $12,000,000 1/17/2022 2/1/2022
Coordinating Center for the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) NIA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,200,000 1/24/2022 4/16/2022
Scholarships in STEM Network (S-STEM-Net) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $45,000,000 1/17/2022 2/2/2022
Dental Loan Repayment Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 1/24/2022 3/22/2022
Energy Frontier Research Centers DOE 3 UConn – 3 UCH $4,000,000 1/14/2022 2/15/2022
Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,500,000 1/24/2022 2/14/2022
Genomics-Enabled Plant Biology for Determination of Gene Function DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,000,000 1/7/2022 1/14/2022
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program USDA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $550,000 1/10/2022 1/31/2022
Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing (SciDAC): Partnership in Nuclear Energy DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $1,350,000 1/5/2022 2/17/2022
Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award (JPIA) American College of Surgeons 1 per surgical department $30,000 1/5/2022 2/28/2022
Clinical and Applied Research Strategies for the Prevention and Control of Fungal Diseases DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,500,000 1/5/2022 1/14/2022
Optimization and Standardization of Methods to Suppress Ixodes scapularis and Disrupt Enzootic Pathogen Transmission in Settings Posing an Elevated Risk to Humans DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 1/5/2022 1/15/2022
PROPEL Health: Promoting Results and Outcomes through Policy and Economic Leavers USAID 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 1/5/2022 1/18/2022
Agilent Early Career Professor Award (AECPA) Agilent 1 UConn – 1 UCH $120,000 1/5/2022 2/25/2022
Atrocity Prevention DOS 1 total $1,728,394 12/27/2021 2/4/2022
Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award Tremaine Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 12/27/2021 2/25/2022
Global LGBTQI+ Inclusive Democracy and Empowerment (GLIDE) Fund DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,500,000 12/27/2021 1/3/2022
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Mobile Health Training Program (NEPQR-MHTP) DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,000,000 12/27/2021 2/22/2022
Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity (Coordinating Center) DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $700,000 1/3/2022 3/7/2022
Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity (Demonstration Projects) DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $400,000 1/3/2022 3/7/2022
Transitional Justice DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,938,270 12/27/2021 2/4/2022
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Research Network HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 1/3/2022 4/4/2022
Grants for Arts Projects NEA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 12/27/2021 2/10/2022
2022 Request for Concept Notes – Continuity of Humanitarian Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 12/20/2021 1/20/2022
Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network (Capacity) NEA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,625,000 12/20/2021 1/18/2022
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Institutional Cohort Postdoctoral Fellowships (STEM Ed PRF) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,500,000 12/20/2021 3/1/2022
Dental Clinician Educator Career Development Program DHSS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $187,500 12/20/2021 2/14/2022
Home Visiting Research and Development Platform DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $7,500,000 12/20/2021 2/22/2022
Regional Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Program DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $5,525,000 12/20/2021 1/24/2022
Digital Media Award NIHCM 1 UConn – 1 UCH $20,000 12/20/2021 1/31/2022
Real-world effectiveness of structured lifestyle interventions in preventing type 2 diabetes DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $900,000 12/6/2021 12/27/2021
Network for Emergency Care Clinical Trials: Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) – Network Clinical Center (Hub) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,250,000 12/6/2021 12/19/2021
Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 12/6/2021 1/28/2022
Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM) NSF 2 total Varies 12/13/2021 2/22/2022
Computational Chemical Sciences DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $6,000,000 12/6/2021 1/7/2022
Matching Awards Program (MAP) National Forest Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 12/6/2021 1/12/2021
OREF Etiology of Hip Osteoarthritis Grant in Honor of William H. Harris, MD Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 11/29/2021 – First come, first served 12/15/2021
OREF Treatment of Osteoarthritis Research Grant funded by the Arthritis Foundation Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 11/29/2021 – First come, first served 12/15/2021
The OREF Impact of Regulatory Policies on the Patient-Physician Relationship Research Grant in Honor of Sigvard Hansen, MD Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) 1 UConn – 1 UCH $75,000 12/6/2021 2/21/2022
OREF/AAOS Injectable Orthobiologics Knee Osteoarthritis Research Grant  Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 12/6/2021 2/21/2022
Implementation Research on Telehealth Strategies to Support Retention in Care and Treatment among Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Patients and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clients CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $450,000 11/22/2021 – First come, first served 12/17/2021
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program USDA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 11/29/2021 1/4/2022
MPS-Ascend External Mentoring (MPS-Ascend EM) NSF 2 UConn – 2 UCH $2,700,000 11/29/2021 2/15/2022
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention DHHS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 11/29/2021 2/2/2022
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) NIH 3 total across Pathway opportunities $1,245,000 11/29/2021 2/28/2022
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 3 total across Pathway opportunities $1,245,000 11/29/2021 2/28/2022
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required) NIH 3 total across Pathway opportunities $1,245,000 11/29/2021 2/28/2022

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NSF Regional Innovation Engines (NSF Engines) Internal Screening

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce the internal approval process for the NSF Engines program, for which UConn may submit one proposal.

The NSF Engines program will require wide-scale collaboration on a single broad topic, together with deep involvement from a network of partners in industry, government, community groups, and other educational institutions.  The Engine will have three core functions: 1) use-inspired research and development; 2) translation of innovations to practice; and 3) workforce development to grow and sustain regional innovation.

This approval process is designed to identify approaches that have strong merit and to facilitate the formation of robust teams and the development of concepts based on them.  To that end, we are calling for the submission of “Notifications of Interest” (NOIs) from UConn/UConn Health faculty with an idea that fits in with NSF’s vision for this program (details regarding submission are below).

The NOI is the entry point into a collaborative process that will lead to the approval of concept outlines for submission to NSF.  That process will include the following steps/timeline

  • 5/24/22 – Submission of the notification of interest
  • 5/25/22 – NOI Submitters should register for and attend the NSF Engines Roadshow virtual event that includes Connecticut. This event will include a forum for asking questions, but it will also include an opportunity to meet potential industry and community partners interested in similar topics.
  • 5/31/22 – By this date, the OVPR will have reviewed and categorized all NOIs submitted, grouping efforts with similar or overlapping topic areas together. The NOIs received in each topical group will be shared with all submitters within that group to encourage combination of efforts.  NSF has indicated that it expects that teams with similar topics in the same region will work together rather than compete.
  • 6/6/22 – Deadline for draft concept outlines (following NSF Guidelines). Concept outlines will be reviewed for adherence to NSF guidelines/expectations for the program and to ensure that there is minimal topical overlap among UConn/UConn Health submissions.  Draft concept outlines must be approved by the OVPR in order to be eligible for submission to NSF.
  • 6/10/22 – Approvals for submission sent. All approved concepts will be published internally (behind NetID login) to allow for other interested parties within the University to join approved efforts or to commit resources.
  • 6/30/22 – NSF deadline for the submission of concept outlines for type 1 and type 2 proposals. NSF will give approval or rejection by August 1.  NSF will also publish all approved concept outlines to encourage collaboration among teams in a region.

Note: Submitters should present their own vision for what an Innovation Engine in our region could accomplish, but also be prepared to combine their ideas with the ideas of others working in similar topic areas.  All NOI submitters are highly encouraged to view NSF’s informational webinar (from 5/17/22) and to review both the BAA and FAQ document in detail prior to submission.

While UConn may only submit one Engine proposal as lead, we are free to participate as a partner on other proposals.  We ask that all teams that are considering participating in other proposals as partner also complete the notification of interest form to facilitate communication and coordination.

All investigators who wish to participate in this opportunity must submit a notification of interest form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  Teams must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this opportunity.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22082/nsf22082.jsp

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

Keywords: Keywords

Award Details: Type 1 awards: up to $1M for up to 2 years; Type 2 awards: up to $160M over 10 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Interest Deadline: Tuesday, 5/24/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Draft Concept Outline Deadline: Monday, 6/6/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Concept Outline Deadline: 6/30/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent (required):  Type 1: 8/31/22; Type 2: TBD (within FY23)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Type 1: 9/29/22; Type 2: TBD (within FY23)

Additional information:  

Notification of Interest submissions must include:

  • Topic area – please concisely describe the topic area of the potential engine (see section B.1 of the BAA for guidance)
  • Region – please briefly define the region of influence you expect this potential engine to reach
  • Potential Partners – please list the partnerships you envision being involved with this engine. Please note those partnerships that already exist, but feel free to also include potential partnerships you would pursue.
  • Justification – Briefly discuss how this proposed topic/concept meets the NSF requirements for Engines as described in the BAA (section B.1)

Additional information about later stages in the competition will be added as the process moves forward.

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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NIH: NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network: Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-23-017.html

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

Keywords: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, clinical research, data management.

Award Details: $3,950,000 for the base budget to fund one award for the 2023 fiscal year. Awards can be made for project periods up to 7 years.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022 by 12 noon.

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/13/2022 by 12 noon.

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  7/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/11/2022

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 Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network: Clinical Centers (UG1 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-HD-23-016.html

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

Keywords: Maternal-Fetal Medicine clinical research, clinical trials.

Award Details: $5,200,000 for the base budget to fund one award, for the 2023 fiscal year. Awards can be made for project periods up to 7 years. $220,000 per year in direct costs.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022 by 12 noon.

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/13/2022 by 12 noon.

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  7/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/11/2022

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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Dr. Ernest J. Ring Academic Development 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.sirfoundation.org/get-funded/grants/ernest-ring-grant/

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

Keywords: Radiology, Medical Imaging

Award Details: $150,000 ($75,000 a year for two years)

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

Eligibility: Applicants should be individuals who have not yet been recognized as independent investigators or recipients of major grant support (i.e., current grants exceeding $50,000). Applicants must be within the first five years of their initial faculty appointment after having completed all the formal training. Only applicants holding a position up to and including assistant professor level at the time will be considered.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/23/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/6/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  6/30/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/15/2023

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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Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/phd-fellowship/canada-us/

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

Keywords: Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence or Cybernetics, Computer Science

Award Details:  $42,000 in addition to tuition and fees being covered by the fellowship

Number of UConn Applicants: A maximum of four nominations per department will be accepted.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/23/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: If NOIs in excess of our institutional limit are received, applicants will be notified regarding next steps.

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  6/7/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  By invitation only

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 Neonatal Research Network (NRN): Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-23-001.html

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

Keywords: Neonatal research, clinical research, data management

Award Details: $3,100,000 for the base budget to fund one award, for the 2023 fiscal year. Awards can be made for project periods up to 7 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/13/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  7/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/11/2022

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 Neonatal Research Network (NRN): Clinical Centers (UG1 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-HD-23-002.html

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

Keywords: Neonatal research, clinical research, clinical trials

Award Details: $5,200,000 for the base budget to fund one award, for the 2023 fiscal year. Awards can be made for project periods up to 7 years. $220,000 per year in direct costs

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/13/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  7/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/11/2022

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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NIC: Cooperative Agreement – Objective Jail Classification Project

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://nicic.gov/news-media/media-releases/cooperative-agreement-objective-jail-classification-project-0

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

Keywords: Jail system, rehabilitation, management, literature revision

Award Details:  A one-time $100,000.00 for a 12-month project period

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/23/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 6/6/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/5/2022

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

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

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DOS: US-ASEAN Green Building Innovation Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339865

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

Keywords: Architecture, Southeast Asia, Carbon Cycle, Urban Planning

Award Details:  $300,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/23/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA- If more than one NOI is received, applicants will be notified regarding next steps.

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/28/2022

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: Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC)

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/2022/nsf22592/nsf22592.htm

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

Keywords: advancements in physics, diversity, broader impacts

Award Details: Amount depends on the availability of funds; estimated award amount between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000 per year for up to 6 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/13/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/1/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/27/2023

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

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

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American Diabetes Association: Pathway to Stop Diabetes

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://professional.diabetes.org/content-page/current-funding-opportunities-pathway-stop-diabetes

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

Keywords: diabetes, breakthrough discoveries, life improvement

Award Details: Initiator Award (INI): Up to $100,000/year in Phase 1, Up to $325,000/year in Phase 2 for 7 years; Accelerator Award (ACE): $325,000/year for 5 years

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

Eligibility: Initiator Award (INI): Eligible applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship) and have no more than seven years of research training following terminal doctoral degree. Applicants cannot concurrently hold an NIH K99/R00 grant. Candidates must be identified through institutional nomination; applications will be accepted only from individuals with the appropriate institution support.

Accelerator Award (ACE): Awards are available to early-career diabetes investigators proposing innovative and ambitious diabetes-related research programs. Applicants must hold faculty positions and have demonstrated independent productivity in diabetes research. Applicants may currently hold independent NIH funding (K, U or R awards, including an initial R01/U01) but must not have applied for (regardless of outcome), or received, an R01/U01 renewal or a second R01/U01 award. Candidates must be identified through institutional nomination; applications will be accepted only from individuals with the appropriate institution support.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/13/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/1/2022

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 – 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-AR-23-002.html

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

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, skin diseases, clinical research

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/13/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/14/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/13/2022

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: Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 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-RM-22-021.html

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

Keywords: independent research, diversity, junior investigators

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/30/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/13/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/2/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/2/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339664

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

Keywords: training programs, military veterans, ranch operations

Award Details: between $150,000 and $750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/9/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/16/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 6/20/2022 

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

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

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USDA NIFA: National Plant Diagnostic Network for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339654

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

Keywords: biological attack, agricultural defense, food supply threat

Award Details: between $240,000 and $700,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/9/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/16/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/6/2022

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: National Lab Jobs ACCESS Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339830

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

Keywords: cybersecurity, technical specialists, national security

Award Details: between $500,000 and $1,025,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/16/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/23/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 6/23/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/7/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Special Research Grants for Aquaculture 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: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339650

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

Keywords: sustainability, industry constraints, food security, trade deficit, aquaculture

Award Details: between $50,000 and $300,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/3/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/10/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/3/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Higher Education Challenge 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339652

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

Keywords: educational need, non-traditional approaches, science community

Award Details: between $30,000 to $750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/3/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/10/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/6/2022

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: Resilient & Intelligent NextG Systems (RINGS) – Virtual Organization (RINGS-VO)

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/2022/nsf22590/nsf22590.htm

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

Keywords: NextG communication, computing systems, networking

Award Details: $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/17/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/31/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/1/2022

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: State Maternal Health Innovation & Data Capacity Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-22-149

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

Keywords: maternal health, health disparities, maternal morbidity, policy changes, community engagement

Award Details: $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/3/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/10/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/13/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Smith-Lever Special Needs 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339648

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Smith-Lever

Keywords: critical incidents, disaster losses, risk information, educational experiences, communication channels

Award Details: $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/3/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/10/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/26/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Equipment 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339636

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

Keywords: applied research, equipment, research support

Award Details: between $20,001 and $500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/6/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/13/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/15/2022

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: Increasing Uptake of Long-Acting Injectable Antiretrovirals Among People with HIV

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=339669

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

Keywords: HIV, viral suppression, health inequities, stigma

Award Details: $1,500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/6/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/13/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/21/2022

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: EXPRESS 2022 EXPLORATORY RESEARCH FOR EXTREME-SCALE SCIENCE

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002717.pdf

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

Keywords: disruptive technology, high-end computing, computer architectures, artificial intelligence, paradigms

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 6 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 6 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/29/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBD

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/12/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/23/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if more applications are received than there are available submission slots, researchers will be contacted with further information.

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

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DOE: 2022 MATHEMATICAL MULTIFACETED INTEGRATED CAPABILITY CENTERS (MMICCS)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002704.pdf

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

Keywords: scientific discovery, multidisciplinary research, technical expertise, mathematical models

Award Details: between $225,000 and $1,200,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/29/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBD

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/17/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/28/2022

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: DATA VISUALIZATION FOR SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY, DECISION-MAKING, AND COMMUNICATION

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002726.pdf

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

Keywords: communication, technological advancements, visualization techniques, complex relations, novel tools

Award Details: between $100,000 and $300,000 per year for 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/25/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBD

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/10/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/21/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if more applications are received than there are available submission slots, researchers will be contacted with further information.

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

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DOE: Randomized Algorithms for Combinatorial Scientific Computing

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002722.pdf

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

Keywords: machine learning, artificial intelligence, computing

Award Details: between $400,000 and $800,000 per year for 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/29/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBD

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/19/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/30/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if more applications are received than there are available submission slots, researchers will be contacted with further information.

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

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DOE: MANAGEMENT AND STORAGE OF SCIENTIFIC DATA

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002725.pdf

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

Keywords:  data storage, supercomputers, computing capabilities, data management

Award Details: between $100,000 and $300,000 per year for 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/25/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBD

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/5/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/13/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if more applications are received than there are available submission slots, researchers will be contacted with further information.

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

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NIH: Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-22-011.html

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

Keywords: cystic fibrosis, therapy development, collaboration, research development

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/9/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/23/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 6/28/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/28/2022

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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Brain Research Foundation: Scientific Innovations Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.thebrf.org/scientific-innovations-award/

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

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across 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: 5/9/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/23/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 6/23/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  10/4/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339306

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

Keywords: healthcare systems, nutrition status, USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), fruits and vegetables

Award Details: up to $15,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/9/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/23/2022 

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/30/2022

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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Mellon Foundation: Call for Concepts

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://mellon.org/programs/higher-learning/call-for-concepts/#:~:text=The%202022%20Call%20for%20Concepts%20is%20now%20open.,the%20Call%20for%20Concepts%20guidelines.)

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

Keywords: civic engagement, voter rights, racialization, social justice, literary imagination

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 total

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/18/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/16/2022

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: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) 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-22-125.html

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

Keywords: biomedical sciences, STEM, research workforce

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/16/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/30/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/26/2022

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: Summer Stipends

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/SummerS

Keywords: humanities, publications, books

Award Details: $6,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 5/16/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/30/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/21/2022

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Ngawang Choephel Fellows Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338965

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

Keywords: economic empowerment, global affairs, Tibetan communities

Award Details: $375,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/18/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/27/2022

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

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

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DOS: DRL WHA Program Learning Series

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=338879

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

Keywords: civil society, human rights, advocacy

Award Details: $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/18/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/23/2022

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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Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation: 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: https://emallinckrodtfoundation.org/Application.html

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

Keywords: biomedicine

Award Details: $60,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Eligibility: Applicants should be in the first to fourth year of their tenure track faculty position and not have current R01 funding

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/25/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/9/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/1/2022

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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DHHS: Transforming Pediatrics for Early Childhood (TPEC)

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=337800

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

Keywords: childhood development, school well-being, health equity, pediatric practices

Award Details: up to $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/18/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/23/2022

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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DHHS: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center

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=338789

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

Keywords: hemorrhagic telangiectasia, treatment outcomes

Award Details: up to $2,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/18/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/17/2022

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

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

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CDC: Population-based Surveillance of Outcomes, Needs, and Well-being of Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Defects

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=335996

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

Keywords: birth defects, health disparities, heart conditions, information collection

Award Details: between $150,000 and $400,000 per year for 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/11/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/18/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/22/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/28/2022

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: FY2022 Artificial Intelligence Research for High Energy Physics – FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED

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=338843

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

Keywords: artificial intelligence, computational systems, machine learning

Award Details: between $50,000 and $3,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 4 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: None, Available first-come, first-served

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/21/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/24/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the sponsor letter of intent deadline. 

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

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DOE: Urban Integrated Field Labs (IFL) – FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED

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=338839

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

Keywords: environmental predictability, urban regions, earth systems, climate trends, nature-human system

Award Details: between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: None, Available first-come, first-served

Sponsor Pre-Application Deadline: 4/19/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/16/2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the sponsor pre-application deadline. 

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

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USDA NIFA: American Rescue Plan Technical Assistance Investment Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338598

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

Keywords: technical assistance, farmers

Award Details: between $500,000 and $3,500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/1/2022

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 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_Infrastructure

Keywords: humanities, construction, facility restoration, building systems

Award Details: $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/4/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/17/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Beginning Farmer and Rancher 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. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338676

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

Keywords: farm enterprises, technical assistance, education

Award Details: up to $750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/4/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/11/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/19/2022

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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SBA: Boots to Business Follow On Training

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=338650

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

Keywords: entrepreneurship training, veterans, comprehensive business assessments

Award Details: $824,100

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/1/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/11/2022

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: Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 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-22-081.html

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

Keywords: instrumentation system, basic cell sorters, confocal microscopes, ultramicrotomes, gel imagers, computer systems

Award Details: up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/4/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/18/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  6/1/2022

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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Honda 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.honda.com/community/grant-application-faqs

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

Keywords: youth in STEM, education, innovation, outreach programs

Award Details: between $20,000 and $75,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/11/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  8/1/2022

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: CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21580/nsf21580.htm

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

Keywords: cyber attacks, vulnerabilities, cybersecurity, information infrastructure

Award Details: $2-$4M over five years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/11/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/25/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/15/2022

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

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

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NSF: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21536/nsf21536.htm

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

Keywords: STEM, Graduate Education, Transformative Models

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 4/11/2022 5/9/2022 (Deadline Extended)

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 5/2/2022 5/23/2022 (Deadline Extended)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/8/2022

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

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

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CDC: Building Mathematical Modeling Workforce Capacity to Support Infectious Disease and Healthcare Research

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337897

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

Keywords: spread of pathogens, math models, antimicrobial resistant organisms

Award Details: between $200,000 and $300,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA if needed

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/4/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/4/2022

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

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

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CDC: US Platform to Measure Effectiveness of Seasonal Influenza, COVID-19 and other Respiratory Virus Vaccines for the Prevention of Acute Illness in Ambulatory Settings

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=334859

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

Keywords: acute respiratory illness, major health concern, vaccine effectiveness, ambulatory patients

Award Details: between $2,000,000 and $4,200,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA if needed

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/8/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/9/2022

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

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

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CDC: Modernizing Environmental Public Health Tracking to Advance Environmental Health Surveillance

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=335077

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

Keywords: environmental health data, public health capacity, surveillance systems, health tracking systems

Award Details: between $300,000 and $3,000,000

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

Eligibility: Must be part of a bona fide organization. Must be designated as eligible to submit an application by a health department. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA if needed

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/1/2022

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

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

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CDC: National Partnerships to Address Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Use and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

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=335709

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

Keywords: fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, pregnancy, substance abuse, innovative approaches, early identification

Award Details: Average award amounts are as follows: Component A: $325,000, Component B: $325,000, Component C: $400,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA if needed

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/1/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/2/2022

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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NEP: 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/NEP

Keywords: habitat loss, marine mammal mortalities, harmful algae blooms, invasive species, coastal erosion, water contaminants

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/27/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/23/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Organic Transitions (ORG)

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/grants/funding-opportunities/organic-transitions-org

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

Keywords: organic practices, greenhouse gasses, cultural practices, alternative substances

Award Details: $750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/21/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Agricultural Systems

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=338563

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

Keywords: transformational changes, agriculture system, economic development, societal benefits

Award Details: up to $10,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/27/2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/28/2022 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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VentureWell: Course and Program Grants

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://venturewell.org/course-program-grants/

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

Keywords: Sustainable technologies, Climate change solutions, Biomedical and healthcare innovation, poverty alleviation

Award Details: up to $30,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/18/2022

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

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

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Pew Charitable Trusts: Pew Biomedical Scholars

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

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

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

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

Keywords: young investigators, biomedical science, human health

Award Details: $300,000; $75,000 per year for a four-year period

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

Eligibility: Hold a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or a related field; as of Sept. 8, 2022, hold a full-time appointment at the rank of assistant professor. (Appointments such as research assistant professor, adjunct assistant professor, assistant professor research track, visiting professor, or instructor are not eligible); Must not have been appointed as an assistant professor at any institution prior to June 13, 2018, whether or not such an appointment was on a tenure track. Time spent in clinical internships, residencies, in work toward board certification, or on parental leave does not count as part of this four-year limit. Candidates who need an exception on the four-year limit should contact Pew’s program office to ensure that application reviewers are aware an exception has been given. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/4/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: 5/18/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  9/8/2022

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Arts Envoy Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338409

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

Keywords: foreign audiences, arts programs, cultural exchange

Award Details: $1,800,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/16/2022

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338410

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

Keywords: exchange scholarships, study abroad programs, foreign internships, global exchange, undergraduate students, financial need

Award Details: $16,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/28/2022

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)

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=338285

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

Keywords: youth leadership, ASEAN region, civic education, inclusive communities

Award Details: $1,650,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/29/2022

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: Research Development and Partnership Pilot (RDPP)

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=338286

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

Keywords: environmental science, partnerships, research barriers

Award Details: between $50,000 and $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/20/2022 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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NIH: Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-22-008.html

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

Keywords: broadening participation, faculty cohort model, equity in biomedical research workforce

Award Details: $10,545,000 over 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 3/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 4/11/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  6/13/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/12/2022

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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Pfizer: Establishing Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Centres of Excellence to Improve Patient Outcomes by Addressing Access Disparities

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://cdn.pfizer.com/pfizercom/2022-01/GMG_2022-HOS-G_AMS_Centres_Excellence.pdf

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

Keywords: antimicrobial stewardship programs, training, evaluation

Award Details: $75,000 in training and services over three years (no direct funds)

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 3/7/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 3/14/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/6/2022

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: Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining) (CI Professional Track)

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/2022/nsf22574/nsf22574.htm

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

Keywords: research workforce, cyberinfrastructure, CI professional staff development

Award Details: CI Professional (CIP) Projects: up to two full-time equivalents (FTEs) per institution and four FTEs total with durations up to five years.

Number of UConn Applicants: CIP track only: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health.  No limit on Pilot or Implementation track proposals.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 3/14/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 3/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/16/2022

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: Immune Drivers of Autoimmune Disease (IDAD) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-22-012.html

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

Keywords: immunologic states, autoimmune disease, immunologic processes, disease flare, remission

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/14/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 6/1/2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/1/2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338251

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

Keywords: organic standards, organic agricultural products, farmer assistance, research-based information

Award Details: up to $3,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/14/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/31/2022 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: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (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-22-000.html

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

Keywords: innovative approaches, biomedical engineering, healthcare technologies, biomedical education

Award Details: up to $20,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/14/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/30/2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/30/2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Creative Arts Exchange

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=338315

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

Keywords: international, foreign-policy, democratic values, artistic collaboration, performing arts, hip-hop

Award Details: $1,580,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/14/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/16/2022

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

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

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William T. Grant Scholars Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/william-t-grant-scholars-program

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

Keywords: reducing inequality, improving the use of effective research, life improvement

Award Details: up to $350,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per school/college

Eligibility: Applicants must have received their terminal degree within seven years of submitting their application. We calculate this by adding seven years to the date the doctoral degree was conferred. In medicine, the seven-year maximum is dated from the completion of the first residency. Applicants must be employed in career-ladder positions. For many applicants, this means holding a tenure-track position in a university.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 4/11/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/5/2022 by 3PM EST

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Veterinary Services Grant Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338253

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

Keywords: veterinary service shortage, insular areas, veterinary medicine, veterinary telemedicine

Award Details: up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/14/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/5/2022 

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

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

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DOE: Chemical and Materials Sciences to Advance Clean Energy Technologies and Low-Carbon Manufacturing

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/grants/FOAs/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/DE-FOA-0002676.pdf

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

Keywords: material sciences, clean energy, low-carbon manufacturing, unwanted emissions, direct air capture, carbon storage

Award Details: $1,500,000 per year for multi-PI projects; $350,000 per year for single-PI projects.  3 year award period.

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/25/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 3/16/2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/17/2022 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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HRSA: Early Childhood Developmental Health Systems: Evidence to Impact

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=334394

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

Keywords: childhood development, health disparities, childhood poverty

Award Details: $4,750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/10/2022

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: Research Visioning for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Future Research Directions for the CISE 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/2022/nsf22567/nsf22567.htm

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

Keywords: cyberinfrastructure, computing, computer science, computer engineering

Award Details: between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 per year for 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/10/2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  10/5/2022 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: NIDCR Dental Specialty and PhD Program (K12 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-DE-23-001.html

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

Keywords: dental scientists, career development, mentored training, craniofacial health

Award Details: Budgets are not limited, but must reflecte the needs of the project

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 6/7/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/7/2022

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 (PFI)

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: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/21/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/13/2022 by 5PM

Additional information:  There are two tracks in the NSF – PFI program. 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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J. M. Kaplan Fund Furthermore: The Alice 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.furthermore.org/alice-award.html

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

Keywords: books, illustrated works, fine arts, public issues

Award Details: $25,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/1/2022

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: Cultural Transformation in the Geoscience Community (CTGC)

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/2022/nsf22562/nsf22562.htm

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

Keywords: geosciences, diversity, earth system, sustainability

Award Details: Implementation grants have a limit of $1.5M per year for up to 5 years, planning grants have a limit of $120,000 per year for up to 2.5 years. Implementation grants are eligible for renewal for an additional 5 years pending availability of funds and favorable review

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/21/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 2/28/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 3/14/2022 (only for implementation grants)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/2/2022

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: FY22 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337827

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

Keywords: diversity, technology, education and outreach, military connected students, veteran initiatives, education systems

Award Details: $50,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/13/2022

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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Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2022
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337741

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

Keywords: nuclear science, engineering, nuclear materials, nuclear construction

Award Details: $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/5/2022

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

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

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Rheumatology Research Foundation: Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.rheumresearch.org/education-and-training-awards

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

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, underserved populations

Award Details: $100,000 for adult programs; $150,000 for pediatric programs

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

Eligibility: The Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion may be used to support the salary of any fellow in an ACGME-accredited rheumatology fellowship training program meeting any of the following criteria: Program has been unable to fill all of its ACGME-approved slots due to funding constraints, An existing program that is creating a new slot, A new ACGME-accredited program (prepared to participate in the NRMP match for the first year of funding). Applicant (Program Director) must be an ACR or ARP member at the time of submission and for the duration of the award. Only Program Directors at ACGME-accredited institutions in good standing may apply. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/2/2022

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

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

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Rheumatology Research Foundation: Amgen Fellowship Training Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.rheumresearch.org/education-and-training-awards

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

Keywords: rheumatic diseases, underserved populations

Award Details: $50,000

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

Eligibility: Applicant (Program Director) must be an ACR or ARP member at the time of submission and for the duration of the award, only Program Directors at ACGME-accredited institutions in good standing may apply. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/3/2022

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: Infant-Toddler Court Program – State Awards

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334426

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

Keywords: infant-toddler court, early development, child health

Award Details: Award amount varies

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/4/2022

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: Infant-Toddler Court Program – National Resource Center

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=334427

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

Keywords: infant-toddler court, early development, child health

Award Details: Award amount varies

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  5/4/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Renewable Resource Extension Act National Focus Fund Projects

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=337788

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

Keywords: forest resource, innovative research, land usage

Award Details: between $50,000 and $100,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/21/2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Methyl Bromide Transition Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337742

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

Keywords: methyl bromide, pest control, alternatives, new methodologies

Award Details: $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/21/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/17/2022 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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Breast Cancer Alliance: Exceptional Project Grants

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://breastcanceralliance.org/how-to-apply

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

Keywords: breast cancer, innovative research

Award Details: $100,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/1/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/22/2022

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_Young

Keywords: breast cancer, innovative research, early career

Award Details: $125,000 total distributed across 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Eligibility: Applicants for the 2023 award must (i) not have held a tenure track faculty or tenure track research position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2023; (ii) not have been a principal investigator on an NIH R01 or equivalent national/international non-mentored award; and (iii) dedicate at least 50% of their work effort to research.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 2/28/2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/7/2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  7/22/2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: HIGHER EDUCATION MULTICULTURAL 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337586

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

Keywords: multicultural, food, agriculture workforce, diversity, educational achievement

Award Details: up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 23, 2022

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

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

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DOS: Contact Theory in DRG 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=337520

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

Keywords: contact theory, human rights, conflict, distinct groups, tolerance

Award Details: up to $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 25, 2022

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: Technical Partnerships 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337551

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

Keywords: regional energy, clean energy, climate protection, renewable energy, smart manufacturing

Award Details: between $500,000 and $4,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 18, 2022

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: Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network (MCEHN)

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=334387

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

Keywords: environmental health, maternal health, child morbidity, environmental exposures

Award Details: up to $1,200,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 28, 2022

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

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

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DOS: FY 2022 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337484

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

Keywords: young entrepreneurs, economic potential, global economies, empowerment

Award Details: up to $6,600,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 25, 2022

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: Catalyst for Infant Health Equity

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=334421

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

Keywords:  infant mortality, racial disparities, health equity, structural determinants

Award Details: $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 18, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 19, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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USDA NIFA: Rural Health and Safety Education 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337472

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

Keywords: outreach, healthy lifestyles, environmental health, rural communities

Award Details: $350,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 29, 2022

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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Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research: New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/open-opportunities/

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

Keywords: agricultural challenges, soil health, sustainable water management, animal systems, urban food systems, health-agriculture nexus

Award Details: $150,000 for up to 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 23, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 9, 2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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HRSA: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Behavioral Health Care Support

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=334417

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

Keywords: substance abuse disorder, high-risk, health care

Award Details: $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 19, 2022

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: Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334451

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

Keywords: applied research, public policy, health workforce

Award Details: Behavioral Health Workforce, up to $900,000 per year; Public Health Workforce, up to $900,000 per year; All others, up to $450,000 per year 

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 14, 2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337446

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

Keywords: farm management, agricultural producers, business

Award Details: up to $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 8, 2022 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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The Society for Pediatric Radiology: Young Investigator Grant Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.pedrad.org/Research/SPR-Research-Education-Foundation/Research-Awards#1889454-young-investigator-

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

Keywords: new investigators, radiology, research methods

Award Details: $30,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 8, 2022

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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The Society for Pediatric Radiology: SPR Pilot Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.pedrad.org/Research/SPR-Research-Education-Foundation/Research-Awards#1889454-young-investigator-

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

Keywords: new investigators, radiology, research methods

Award Details: $50,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 8, 2022

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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The Society for Pediatric Radiology: Education Project Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.pedrad.org/Research/SPR-Research-Education-Foundation/Research-Awards#1889454-young-investigator-

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

Keywords: pediatric radiology, image-guided therapy, imaging techniques

Award Details: $50,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 8, 2022

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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The Society for Pediatric Radiology: Seed 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.pedrad.org/Research/SPR-Research-Education-Foundation/Research-Awards#1889454-young-investigator-

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

Keywords: radiology research, hypotheses, theory testing

Award Details: $10,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 8, 2022

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: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services – Replication

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=335691

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

Keywords: nutrition, aging services, caregivers, nutritional services

Award Details: between $50,000 and $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 10, 2022

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: Telehealth Strategies to Maximize HIV Care

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=334409

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

Keywords: HIV, health outcomes, telehealth, equity

Award Details: $1,750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 8, 2022

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: Area Health Education Centers Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334468

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

Keywords: training networks, diversity, health professionals, health quality

Award Details: $148,000 per center in the POSME phase and $250,000 per center in the ID phase.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by 12PM (note: the date for this program has been moved up and the competition is closing early so the existing CT AHEC program can be cleared to apply for renewal)

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 6, 2022

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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Vascular Cures: Wylie Scholar 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://vascularcures.org/wylie-scholar-program-2/

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

Keywords: vascular health,  clinical research, vascular surgery

Award Details: $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 1, 2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Crop Protection and Pest Management 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337255

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

Keywords: food security, crop protection, pest management

Award Details: $325,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2022 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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Henry Luce Foundation: Exhibition 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.hluce.org/programs/american-art/grant-categories/

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

Keywords: American art, Native American art, historical

Award Details: N/A, previous grants have been funded up to $250,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: April 30, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  June 25, 2022

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

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

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USDA NIFA: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337257

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

Keywords: women, minorities, STEM, educational needs, rural communities

Award Details: $100,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 31, 2022

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: Development and Renovation of Housing, Breeding, and Research Spaces for Existing NIH-supported NHP Colonies (C06 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-21-363.html

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

Keywords: primates, social/behavioral science, research space

Award Details: The maximum award is $8,000,000. Applications with budgets less than $3,000,000 will not be considered.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 15, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 15, 2022

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: Biomedical Research Facilities (C06 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-22-088.html

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

Keywords: biomedical science, research facilities, modernization, research infrastructure

Award Details: The maximum award budget is $8,000,000. Applications with a budget less than $3,000,000 will not be considered.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 17, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 15, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 16, 2022

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

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

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CDC: Enhancing Capacity for Strategic and Applied Research Activities in Support of Control and Elimination of Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases

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=335748

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

Keywords: parasitic diseases, public health, vulnerable populations, diagnostic tools

Award Details: up to $2,400,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 17, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 1, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 1, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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NIA: Coordinating Center for the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-23-006.html

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

Keywords: geriatrics, aging research, research education

Award Details: $640,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 7, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: April 16, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  May 16, 2022 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: Scholarships in STEM Network (S-STEM-Net)

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/2022/nsf22544/nsf22544.htm

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

Keywords: innovation, low-income, evolving barriers, students in STEM

Award Details: $45,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health for S-STEM-REC; 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health for S-STEM-Hub

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 17, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 2, 2022 for S-STEM-REC; none for S-STEM-Hub

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 22, 2022 for both 

Additional information:  In your application, please indicate whether you wish to apply for S-STEM-REC or S-STEM-Hub.

Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

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

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HRSA: Dental Loan Repayment Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-22-046

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

Keywords: dental hygiene, training programs, loan repayment, dental workforce

Award Details: $1M total across 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 22, 2022

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: Energy Frontier 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337089

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

Keywords: discovery science, chemical sciences, geosciences, material science, bioscience, clean energy

Award Details: between $2M and $4M per year

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, January 21, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 15, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  May 3, 2022 by 5PM

Additional information:  EFRC applications must address one or more of the Priority Research Directions and Priority Research Opportunities described in the solicitation

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: Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (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-21-079.html

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

Keywords: clinical research, onset and progression, asthma, allergy, dermatitis, treatments

Award Details: $900,000 for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 14, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: May 4, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  June 3, 2022

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: Genomics-Enabled Plant Biology for Determination of Gene Function

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=336990

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

Keywords: agriculture crops, alternative energy, sustainable agriculture, gene function

Award Details: between $250,000 to $1,000,000 per year for 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 7, 2022 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 14, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 25, 2022 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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USDA: Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337049

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

Keywords: agriculture, nutritional health, child health

Award Details: $225,000 for 2 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022 by 12PM 

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 31, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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DOE: Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing (SciDAC): Partnership in Nuclear Energy

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=336925

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

Keywords: scientific discovery, nuclear science, computer science, mathematics

Award Details: up to $1,350,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: February 17, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 19, 2022 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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American College of Surgeons: Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award (JPIA)

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.facs.org/quality-programs/about/cqi/jacobson

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

Keywords: surgery, early surgeons

Award Details: $30,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per surgical department

Eligibility: Candidate must be a Fellow or an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Candidate must be board certified in a surgical specialty and must have completed surgical training, including fellowship, in the last six years. This does not include military, medical, or family leave. Candidate must hold a faculty appointment at a research-based academic medical center or hold a military service position. Candidate must have received peer-reviewed funding such as a K-series award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Veterans Administration, National Science Foundation, or U.S. Department of Defense merit review to support their research. Surgeon-scientists who are well established (for example, recipients of NIH R01 and Veterans Affairs Merit grants, or equivalent grants from other agencies) are NOT eligible. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2022

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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DHHS: Clinical and Applied Research Strategies for the Prevention and Control of Fungal Diseases

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=334842

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

Keywords: fungal diseases, emerging pathogens, prevention of illness

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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DHHS: Optimization and Standardization of Methods to Suppress Ixodes scapularis and Disrupt Enzootic Pathogen Transmission in Settings Posing an Elevated Risk to Humans

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=334724

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

Keywords: Ixodes scapularis nymphs, pathogens, lyme disease, high-risk areas

Award Details: up to $1M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 15, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 15, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Agency of International Development: PROPEL Health: Promoting Results and Outcomes through Policy and Economic Leavers

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=336969

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

Keywords: reproductive health, family planning, child health, maternal health

Award Details: $100,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 18, 2022 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Agilent Early Career Professor Award (AECPA)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.agilent.com/univ_relation/profaward/index.shtml

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

Keywords: artificial intelligence, machine learning, workforce, manufacturing, early career

Award Details: $120,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 17, 2022 by 12PM  (updated on 1/7)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 25, 2022

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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DRL: Atrocity Prevention

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=336835

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

Keywords: civil society, atrocity risk mitigation

Award Details: $1,728,394

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 5, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 4, 2022

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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Tremaine Foundation: Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.tremainefoundation.org/the-emily-hall-tremaine-exhibition-award.html

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

Keywords: exhibition, contemporary art, unconventional aesthetic, social framework

Award Details: up to $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 25, 2022

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

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

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DOS DRL: Global LGBTQI+ Inclusive Democracy and Empowerment (GLIDE) Fund

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=336830

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

Keywords: leadership, LGBTQI, democracy

Award Details: $2,500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 4, 2022

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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DHHS: Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Mobile Health Training Program (NEPQR-MHTP)

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=334453

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

Keywords: Health training, nursing workforce, health disparities, health equity

Award Details: up to $1,000,000 per year for 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 22, 2022

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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DHHS: Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity (Coordinating Center)

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=334392

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

Keywords: quality of life, health enhancement, medical complexity, child welfare

Award Details: $700,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 7, 2022

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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DHHS: Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity (Demonstration Projects)

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=334401

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

Keywords: quality of life, medical complexity, child health

Award Details: $400,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 7, 2022

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

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

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DOS DRL: Transitional 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336856

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

Keywords:  forensic anthropology, transitional justice, global justice

Award Details: up to $4,938,270

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 4, 2022

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: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Research Network

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334381

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

Keywords: research networks, infrastructure building, youth, health needs

Award Details: $1,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 17, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  April 4, 2022

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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NEA: Grants for Arts Projects

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.arts.gov/grants/grants-for-arts-projects

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

Keywords: public engagement, art learning, art creation, community life

Award Details: between $10,000 and $100,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 10, 2022 by 11:59 PM

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

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

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DOS: 2022 Request for Concept Notes – Continuity of Humanitarian Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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=336666

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

Keywords: pandemic, health and safety, impacts

Award Details: between $150,000 and $300,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 20, 2022

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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NEA: Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network (Capacity)

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.arts.gov/program-solicitation-creative-forces-nea-military-healing-arts-network-capacity

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

Keywords: veteran populations, health, arts engagement, clinical activites

Award Details: $1,625,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 18, 2022

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: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Institutional Cohort Postdoctoral Fellowships (STEM Ed PRF) 

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/2022/nsf22531/nsf22531.htm

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

Keywords: STEM education, postdoctoral fellowship, applied research 

Award Details: $1,250,000 for awards to single institutions or up to $2,500,000 for awards to collaborating institutions

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

Eligibility: PIs must hold full-time positions at the lead institution as associate or full professors (or their equivalent), in STEM, STEM Education, Education, or a related discipline with a research emphasis in STEM education. Full-time academic or research faculty members from partner (secondary) institutions or those who hold senior positions at non-profit, non-academic organizations, such as museums and similar organizations in the United States associated with STEM education and/or STEM education 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 1, 2022 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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DHSS: Dental Clinician Educator Career 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. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334466

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

Keywords: dental faculty, workforce, primary care dentistry

Award Details: $187,500

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 14, 2022

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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DHHS: Home Visiting Research and Development Platform

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=334385

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

Keywords: home visits, early childhood, service equity

Award Details: $1.5M per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 22, 2022

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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DHHS: Regional Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Program

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334452

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

Keywords: public health, education, analysis

Award Details: Up to $780,000 to $1,105,000 per year for 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 24, 2022 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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NIHCM: Digital Media Award

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://nihcm.org/awards/digital-media

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

Keywords: digital media, health topics, health care system

Award Details: $20,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 31, 2022

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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DHHS: Real-world effectiveness of structured lifestyle interventions in preventing type 2 diabetes

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=334359

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

Keywords: lifestyle interventions, data analysis, diabetes

Award Details: up to $900,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 24, 2022 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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NIH: Network for Emergency Care Clinical Trials: Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) – Network Clinical Center (Hub) (U24 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-NS-22-015.html

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

Keywords: traumatic conditions, emergency department, neurological conditions, cardiovascular conditions

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, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: December 19, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 18, 2022 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

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

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NIH: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (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-21-025.html

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

Keywords: biomedical research, graduate training, mentorship

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 28, 2022 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 Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22527/nsf22527.htm

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

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

Award Details: Awards for Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building) projects may not exceed $750,000 total for a maximum duration of 6 years. Awards for Track 2 (Implementation: Single Institution) projects may not exceed $1.5 million total for a maximum duration of 6 years. Awards for Track 3 (Inter-institutional Consortia) projects may not exceed $5.0 million total for a maximum duration of 6 years. Collaborative Planning projects may not exceed $100,000 for a maximum duration of 1 year.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across UConn/UCH

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 22, 2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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

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DOE: Computational Chemical Sciences

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://science.osti.gov/-/media/grants/pdf/foas/2022/SC_FOA_0002608.pdf

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

Keywords: open source, chemical processes, electronic structure, software architectures

Award Details: between $500,000 and $2M per year for 3 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 7, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  March 25, 2022 by 5PM EST

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

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

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National Forest Foundation: Matching Awards Program (MAP)

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.nationalforests.org/grant-programs/map

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

Keywords: outdoor experience, forests, ecosystem health, local communities

Award Details: There is not an official minimum or maximum award amount for the MAP program and successful proposals vary widely in budget size. In recent years, NFF has considered applications ranging from less than $5,000 to over $60,000. New applicants to MAP are encouraged to submit applications requesting under $30,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021

Sponsor Deadline for Round 1 Applicants: January 12, 2022

Sponsor Deadline for Round 2 Applicants:  June 22, 2022

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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OREF Etiology of Hip Osteoarthritis Grant in Honor of William H. Harris, MD

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.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/grant-program-information?utm_source=Research+Community&utm_campaign=a0ce52b7fb-12%2F15%2F2021+LOI%2C+02%2F15%2B21%2F2022+DL+Grants+E1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dafe61738f-a0ce52b7fb-60840833#harris

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

Keywords: hip osteoarthritis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, risk factors

Award Details: $250,000 total distributed across 2 years

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

Eligibility: Orthopaedic Surgeons licensed to practice in the U.S and working in an institution in the U.S. with active clinical practice. Principal Investigator is required to be member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). PhDs, DVMs or other qualified researchers can serve as a co-investigator, but should hold a faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department at an institution in the U.S.

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: December 15, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 21, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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OREF Treatment of Osteoarthritis Research Grant funded by the Arthritis Foundation

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.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/grant-program-information?utm_source=Research+Community&utm_campaign=a0ce52b7fb-12%2F15%2F2021+LOI%2C+02%2F15%2B21%2F2022+DL+Grants+E1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dafe61738f-a0ce52b7fb-60840833#osteo

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

Keywords: osteoarthritis, clinical research, translational research

Award Details: $50,000

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

Eligibility: Orthopaedic Surgeons licensed to practice in the U.S and working in an institution in the U.S. with active clinical practice. Principal Investigator is required to be member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). PhDs, DVMs or other qualified researchers can serve as a co-investigator, but should hold a faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department at an institution in the U.S.

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: December 15, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 21, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, proposals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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The OREF Impact of Regulatory Policies on the Patient-Physician Relationship Research Grant in Honor of Sigvard Hansen, MD

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.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/grant-program-information?utm_source=Research+Community&utm_campaign=a0ce52b7fb-12%2F15%2F2021+LOI%2C+02%2F15%2B21%2F2022+DL+Grants+E1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dafe61738f-a0ce52b7fb-60840833#hansen

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

Keywords: patient-physician relationship, communication, EMR, job satisfaction

Award Details: $75,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 21, 2022 

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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OREF/AAOS Injectable Orthobiologics Knee Osteoarthritis Research 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.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/grant-program-information?utm_source=Research+Community&utm_campaign=a0ce52b7fb-12%2F15%2F2021+LOI%2C+02%2F15%2B21%2F2022+DL+Grants+E1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dafe61738f-a0ce52b7fb-60840833#biologics

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

Keywords: knee osteoarthritis, decrease pain, knee function, human studies

Award Details: $50,000

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

Eligibility: Orthopaedic Surgeons licensed to practice in the U.S and working in an institution in the U.S. with active clinical practice. Principal Investigator is required to be member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). PhDs, DVMs or other qualified researchers can serve as a co-investigator, but should hold a faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department at an institution in the U.S.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 21, 2022

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

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

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CDC: Implementation Research on Telehealth Strategies to Support Retention in Care and Treatment among Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Patients and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clients

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=334702

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

Keywords: telemedicine, routine care, antiretroviral therapy, HIV

Award Details: up to $450,000

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

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: December 17, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 18, 2022

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, this opportunity will be held on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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USDA: Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336501

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

Keywords: genetically engineering organisms, microorganisms, natural environments

Award Details: between $55,000 and $500,000

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 4, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 15, 2022 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: MPS-Ascend External Mentoring (MPS-Ascend EM)

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/2022/nsf22524/nsf22524.htm

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

Keywords: mentorship, career development, research fellowships

Award Details: $900,000 for 3 years

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 15, 2022 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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DHHS: Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention

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=334390

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

Keywords: SUID, racial disparities, prevention, policy changes, best practices

Award Details: $500,000

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 2, 2022

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: NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-21-062.html

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

Keywords: postdoc research, career development, biomedical research

Award Details: up to $249,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 3 applications total across campuses combined for this opportunity and the other NCI K99/R00 opportunities listed as companion FOAs.

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2022 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: NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent 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-CA-21-060.html

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

Keywords: independent research, postdoctoral research, career development

Award Details: up to $249,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 3 applications total across campuses combined for this opportunity and the other NCI K99/R00 opportunities listed as companion FOAs.

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2022 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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NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-21-061.html

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

Award Details: up to $249,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 3 applications total across campuses combined for this opportunity and the other NCI K99/R00 opportunities listed as companion FOAs.

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2022 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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