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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

Opportunity Sponsor Submission Slots Award Ceiling NOI Deadline Sponsor First Deadline
Advancing Wave Energy Technologies through Open Water Testing at PacWave DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $9,000,000 7/21/2021 8/13/2021
ARRS Scholarship ARRS 1 per department $180,000 7/26/2021 10/4/2021
HBF Grant Hoso Bunka Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $45,334.20 7/26/2021 8/31/2021
Searle Scholars Program Searle Scholars 1 total $300,000 7/19/2021 9/30/2021
New Investigator Grant Scleroderma Foundation 1 total $150,000 7/19/2021 9/30/2021
Established Investigator Grant Scleroderma Foundation 1 total $150,000 7/19/2021 9/30/2021
Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants NEH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $750,000 7/19/2021 8/17/2021
Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science Simons Foundation 2 applications per specified department $660,000 7/19/2021 10/20/2021
GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 7/12/2021 8/7/2021
Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program DOC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $300,000 7/12/2021 8/17/2021
American Rescue Plan to Organizations NEA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 7/12/2021 8/12/2021
Promoting U.S. Values and Global Science Leadership DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $98,750,000 6/28/2021 7/26/2021
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 per school/college $2,375,000 8/2/2021 1/27/2020
Promoting American Leadership, Values, and Economic Prosperity in Artificial Intelligence DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,332,160 6/28/2021 7/21/2021
Launching Future Leaders in Global Health (LAUNCH) Research Training Program (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $5,000,000 6/28/2021 7/21/2021
Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program Grants EPA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 6/16/2021 7/9/2021
2022 W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program W.M. Keck Foundation 1 across all campuses in each category $25,000,000 6/7/2021 11/1/2021
Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC) HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $7,600,000 6/7/2021 7/6/2021
Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) NSF 3 UConn – 3 UCH $4,000,000 6/21/2021 Submission window: 1/1/2022 – 1/19/2022
FY21 Defense Established Program To Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) – Capacity Building (CB) DOD 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,000,000 6/7/2021 9/20/2021
Summer Stipend NEH 2 total $6,000 6/7/2021 9/22/2021
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI-RP) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $550,000 5/28/2021 7/14/2021
Women in STEM2D Scholars Program (WiSTEM2D) Johnson and Johnson 6 total, 1 each from 6 categories $150,000 6/7/2021 Unknown (10/15/2021?)
Mallinckrodt Grants Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation 1 total $60,000 5/31/2021 8/1/2021
Resource Center for the Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Program (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,750,000 6/7/2021 9/24/2021
CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $20,000,000 5/17/2021 7/28/2021
Student Research Training Award OMS Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $12,500 5/10/2021 7/15/2021
Centers for HIV Structural Biology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $17,500,000 5/17/2021 9/13/2021
Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training Program (T32) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 5/17/2021 9/28/2021
Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,750,000 5/17/2021 9/20/2021
Research Traineeship Program (NRT) NSF 2 total $3,000,000 3/29/2021 9/6/2021
Young Investigator Awards Breast Cancer Alliance 2 total $250,000 3/15/2021 7/23/2021

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DOE: Advancing Wave Energy Technologies through Open Water Testing at PacWave

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdfce24ff4-aa78-4591-a187-7e7ab6abc7ae

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

Keywords: wave energy conversion, water research, renewable energy, water testing, climate change

Award Details: up to $9M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 13, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

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ARRS Scholarship

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the 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.arrs.org/ARRSLIVE/ARRSPhilipsScholarship#appproc

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

Keywords: diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, basic science, imaging technology

Award Details: $180,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Eligibility: ARRS member at the time the application is submitted and for the duration of the award. Earned MD or DO (or equivalent) from an accredited institution. Completion of all required residency and fellowship training. Hold a full-time faculty appointment as a lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, or equivalent for no more than five years beyond initial faculty appointment. The appointment must be in a department of radiology, nuclear medicine, or an associated department in the radiologic sciences of a medical school teaching hospital in the United States or Canada. Certification by the American Board of Radiology or equivalent. Support from their Department Chair indicated in a letter of nomination with a commitment of a minimum of 50% of the nominee’s time for the two-year program. 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 9, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, October 4, 2021

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

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

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Hoso Bunka Foundation: HBF 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.hbf.or.jp/eng/grants/article/guideline_grants_en

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

Keywords: broadcasting, technological advancements, media, broadcasting operation

Award Details: 5,000,000¥ (roughly $45,334.20 at time of posting)

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, August 31, 2021 by 11:59 PM JST (10:59 AM 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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2022 Searle Scholars Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Eligibility: Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2020.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  September 30, 2021

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

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

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Scleroderma Foundation: New Investigator Grant

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.scleroderma.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=prof_research_types#new

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

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, September 30, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

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Scleroderma Foundation: Established Investigator Grant

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.scleroderma.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=prof_research_apply#.YORr5-d7mUm

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

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

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, September 30, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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NEH: Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/infrastructure-and-capacity-building-challenge-grants

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

Keywords: humanities, facilities, renovation, modernization

Award Details: $750,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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

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

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Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, October 20, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST

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

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

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NSF: GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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/nsf21594/nsf21594.htm

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

Keywords: pedagogical frameworks, novel approaches, STEM

Award Details: the budget for GERMINATION Innovation proposals is between $100,000 and $300,000 total for a duration of one to two years. These GERMINATION Innovation awards will be made using the EAGER proposal type. 4-5 GERMINATION Expansion awards are anticipated; the budget for GERMINATION Expansion proposals is up to $500,000 total for a duration of up to three years.

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

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

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 26, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, August 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, October 29, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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DOC: Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) 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=334211

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

Keywords: technology, manufacturing, engineering industry

Award Details: $300,000

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  August 17, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST

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

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

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NEA: American Rescue Plan to Organizations

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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/american-rescue-plan-grants/american-rescue-plan-grants-to-organizations/program-description

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

Keywords: arts, humanities, COVID-19 pandemic impact

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, July 12, 2021 by 12PM

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, August 12, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST

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

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

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DOS: Promoting U.S. Values and Global Science Leadership

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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=334184

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

Keywords: global science, U.S. values, American leadership

Award Details: Up to $125,000 will be awarded for the Value Aligned R&D Networks Program, up to $98,750,000 for GIST Ideation Masterclasses, up to $125,000 for GIST APEC Activities,, up to $100,000 for U.S. Science Dialogues and Public Outreach, and up to $200,000 for the APEC Women in STEM Principles and Actions Program

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021 by 12PM

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, July 26, 2021

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

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

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NIH: Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-21-001.html

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

Keywords: Environmental Health Sciences, Early Stage Investigators, Health Impact of Environmental Agents

Award Details: Up to $475K per year for up to five years, divided between direct costs and career enhancement costs.  See FOA for details.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per UConn/UConn Health School/College

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 23, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, January 27, 2022 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, February 26, 2022 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Applications submitted in response to this FOA must have a research focus on exposure -health related responses from environmental agents within the mission interest of the NIEHS.  Environmental agents which are considered of primary interest for NIEHS include:  industrial chemicals or manufacturing byproducts, metals, pesticides, herbicides, air pollutants and other inhaled toxicants, particulates or fibers, fungal, and bacterial or biologically derived toxins. Applications which focus entirely or primarily on exposure factors within the primary mission responsibility of other NIH Institutes and Centers will be considered nonresponsive to this announcement and will not proceed to review.  See FOA for full details.

 If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs 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: Promoting American Leadership, Values, and Economic Prosperity in Artificial Intelligence
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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=334044

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

Keywords: artificial intelligence, leadership, American values

Award Details: $1,332,160

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021 by 12PM

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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NIH: Launching Future Leaders in Global Health (LAUNCH) Research Training Program (D43 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-TW-21-004.html

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

Keywords: global health, low-income countries, health priorities, diverse populations

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021 by 12PM

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

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, August 20, 2021

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

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

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EPA: Pesticide Environmental Stewardship 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333775

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

Keywords: sustainability, pest management, environmental care

Award Details: up to $100,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, July 9, 2021 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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2022 W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal 1-Page Concept Paper Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Phase I Application Deadline: Monday, November 1, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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

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

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HRSA: Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC)

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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=333253

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

Keywords: HIV, risk, communities of color, racial disparities

Award Details: up to $1.9M per year for 4 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 14, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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

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

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NSF: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Submission Window: January 1, 2022 – January 19, 2022

Additional information:  Cost sharing of precisely 30% of the total project cost is required for Ph.D.-granting institutions of higher education and for non-degree-granting organizations.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs 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: FY21 Defense Established Program To Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) – Capacity Building (CB)

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

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due 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=333435

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

Keywords: research infrastructure, engineering, long-term growth, equipment

Award Details: $500,000 per year for 2 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 28, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor White Paper Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, February 22, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

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

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

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NEH: Summer Stipend

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

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

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

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

Keywords: humanities, research

Award Details: $6,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 across all campuses

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, September 22, 2021 

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

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

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NSF: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI-RP)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, June 11, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 14, 2021 by 5PM EST

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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2021 Johnson and Johnson Women in STEM2D Scholars Program (WiSTEM2D)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  The sponsor deadline is not yet known, but we believe the deadline to be around 10/15/2021 based on previous years

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

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333320

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

Keywords: quantum computing, information science and technology, nuclear matter, chemical elements

Award Details: between $10,000 and $1,100,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday,  June 18, 2021by 5PM EST

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

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

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National Estuaries Program: Coastal Watersheds Grant

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

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

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

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

Keywords: habitat loss, algae blooms, mammal mortalities, invasive species, flooding, warmer water temperatures, pharmaceuticals

Award Details: up to $250,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 8PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, September 20, 2021 by 8PM EST

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

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

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Mallinckrodt Grants

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://emallinckrodtfoundation.org/Application.html

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

Keywords: biomedical sciences

Award Details: $60,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1application total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 31, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 14, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Sunday, August 1, 2021

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

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

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NIH: Resource Center for the Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Program (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/pa-files/PAR-21-227.html

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

Keywords: biomedical research, research excellence, underrepresented groups

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: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, September 24, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

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NSF: CyberCorps 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/CyberCorps

Keywords: cybersecurity, national infrastructure, privacy

Award Details: up to $20M

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 31, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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

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

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OMS Foundation: Student Research 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://omsfoundation.org/grants-scholarships/student-research-training-award/

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

Keywords: biomedical sciences, training programs, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry

Award Details: $12,500

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

Eligibility: The Student Research Training Award (SRTA) program director must be an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is a faculty member within a department and/or division of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The SRTA program director of the oral and maxillofacial surgery department at the applicant institution must be a fellow or member in good standing of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and must be a donor of the OMS Foundation. The SRTA program director must have a demonstrated record of success in conducting research and in establishing research activities within the department.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 10, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, July 15, 2021 by 11:59 CDT

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs 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: Centers for HIV Structural Biology (U54 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-21-030.html

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

Keywords: structural biologists, complex biological structures, HIV treatment, HIV structural biology

Award Details: up to $3.5M over 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 13, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

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NIH: Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-21-015.html

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

Keywords: nutrition science, obesity research, public health, training opportunities

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

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, June 7, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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

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

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NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

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

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

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-153.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by 5PM EST

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

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

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Pew Biomedical Scholars

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

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

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

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

Keywords: biomedical sciences, medicine

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant total across campuses

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

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

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

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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

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

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Breast Cancer Alliance: Young Investigator Awards

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

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

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

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

Keywords: breast cancer, early career researchers

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

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

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

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

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

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, July 23, 2021

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

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

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