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External Funding Opportunities

Faculty Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Designed to offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Learn more.

Grants Resource Center

Faculty and staff interested in these funding opportunities may contact Craig Geber in the Office of Research and Funded Projects.

This publication includes deadline dates for the month of October 2014 and late announcements for the months of September 2014 and August 2014. Proposals submitted by a referenced target date will be included in a particular review cycle, while those received after the target date will be held for the next review cycle. It is advisable to contact the program staff cited in each listing to obtain all available information. Those deadlines marked by an asterisk (**) are tentative. In some cases, these are specific dates that may change depending on the timing of the deadline notices and in others, we have listed just the month during which a deadline is expected. Deadlines marked by a double plus sign (++) are target dates.



Academy of Arts and Sciences
Visiting Scholars Program-Oct 22

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Educational Grants; Film Festival Grants; Academy Film Scholars Program-Oct 01

American Antiquarian Society
Long Term/Short Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships-Oct 15
Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers-Oct 05

American Council of Learned Societies
Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art-Oct 22

American Philosophical Society
Franklin Research Grants-Oct 01

Archaeological Institute of America
Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships Programs-Oct 15

Association for Asian Studies
Asian Studies Grants and Fellowships-Oct 01

CEC ArtsLink
ArtsLink Exchange Programs-Oct 15

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation
Fellowships, Research Grants, and Scholar Grants-Oct 15

Cornell University Society for the Humanities
Society and Mellon Fellowships-Oct 01

Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program-Oct 15

Grammy Foundation
Scientific Research and Archiving and Preservation Projects-Oct 01

Hagley Museum and Library
Fellowship Programs-Oct 31

Institute of International Education
Fulbright U.S. Student Program-Oct 14

J. Paul Getty Trust
Residential Grants and Fellowships-Oct 15 **

Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
CGP Grant Program - Category 1-Oct 01

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Fellowships to Assist Research and Artistic Creation-Sep 19 **

National Gallery of Art
Research Fellowships-Sep 21 ++

National Humanities Center
Fellowships Program-Oct 15

National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Trust Preservation Fund-Oct 01

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Fellowship Program-Oct 01

Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Kress Grants-Oct 01

Tinker Foundation
Field Research Grants-Oct 01

Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute for National and International
Research Grants (Graduate Students and Postdoctoral-Oct 01 Scholars)

W.F. Albright Institute of Archeological Research (Jerusalem)
Fellowships in Ancient Near Eastern Studies-Oct 01 ++

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Grants Program-Oct 01

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
East European Studies (EES)-Sep 01
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships-Oct 01


Education/Economic and Community Development


American Educational Research Association
AERA Grants Program-Sep 04

American Institute for Economic Research
Fellowship and Internship Programs-Oct 01

Jane N. Ryland Fellowship Program-Sep 01

Herb Block Foundation
Grant Programs-Oct 03

IBM Center for The Business of Government
Research Stipends-Oct 01

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program-Sep 15

National Education Association Foundation
NEA Foundation Grants-Oct 15

Society for Human Resource Management
Foundation Research Grants-Oct 01

U.S. Department of Education
NIDRR: Field-Initiated Projects-Sep 02


Health/Mental Health


Academic Pediatric Association
Young Investigator Awards-Oct 01

Administration for Children and Families
Assets for Independence Demonstration Program-Oct 27

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Health Services Research Projects-Oct 05
Research Career Development Awards-Oct 12
Small Research Grant Program-Oct 16

American Cancer Society
Research, Training and Professorship Grants-Oct 15

American Diabetes Association
Nationwide Research, Development, and Training Awards-Oct 01

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation
Research Awards, Grants, & Fellowships-Oct 17

American Philosophical Society
Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation-Sep 15

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Grant Programs-Oct 01

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Residential Fellowship Program-Oct 08

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program-Oct 16
NIOSH Small Research Program-Oct 16
Occupational Safety and Health Research-Oct 05
State Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program-Sep 15 (SSP)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Research and Training Grants-Oct 01

Dermatology Foundation
Research Awards Program-Oct 15

Epilepsy Foundation of America
Research Grants and Fellowships-Oct 01 **

Francis Family Foundation
Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program-Oct 15

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
JDRF Grants and Awards-Oct 01

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Academic Grants-Oct 01 **

National Institutes of Health
Research on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions-Oct 05
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) Program-Oct 25
Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding/Reducing Health Disparities-Oct 05
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)-Oct 12
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program-Oct 17
NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program-Oct 10
NIH Pathway to Independence Award-Oct 12
NRSA Institutional Research Training Grants (T32)-Sep 25
Research on Ethical Issues in Biomedical, Social and-Oct 05
Behavioral Research Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy-Oct 05
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award-Oct 12 (K23)
Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award-Oct 12 (K25)
Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health-Oct 05
Conditions Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact-Oct 05
Eye Research-Oct 05
NHGRI: Social and Behavioral Research-Oct 05
Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care-Oct 05
Behavioral and Social Research on Aging-Oct 05
Economic Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias-Oct 05
Fatigability, Activity Limitations, and Bioenergetics in-Oct 05
Aging Implications of the Economic Downturn for Health, Wealth and Work at Older Ages-Oct 05 
Macroeconomic Aspects of Population Aging-Oct 03
Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health-Oct 05
Alcohol Abuse, Sleep Disorders and Circadian Rhythms-Oct 05
Effects of Adolescent Binge Drinking on Brain Development-Oct 05
Effects of In Utero Alcohol Exposure on Adult Health and-Oct 05
Disease Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research-Oct 05
Health Determinants and Consequences of Violence, Particularly Firearm Violence-Oct 05 
Mechanisms of Alcohol and Nicotine Co-Addiction-Oct 05
New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Oct 05
Related Behaviors Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes-Oct 05
Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Outcomes Research-Oct 05
Program for Extramural/Intramural Alcohol Research-Oct 05
Collaborations Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and-Oct 05
Young Adult Populations Functions of Skeletal Muscle beyond Contraction-Oct 05
Bioengineering Research Grant Program (BRG)-Oct 05
Global "Omics" Approaches Targeting Adverse Pregnancy-Oct 07
Healthy Habits: Timing for Developing Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents-Oct 05 
Mathematical Cognition/Reasoning and Prevention of Math-Oct 05
Learning Disabilities Research on Emergency Medical Services for Children-Oct 05
Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations-Oct 05
School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies-Oct 05
Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program-Oct 05
Drug Abuse Dissertation Research-Oct 16
Epidemiology of Drug Abuse-Oct 05 ++
Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse-Oct 05
NIDA: Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition-Oct 16
(I/START) Prescription Drug Abuse-Oct 05
NIDCD Research on Hearing Health Care-Oct 05
NIDDK Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity-Oct 16
Obesity Policy Evaluation Research-Oct 05
Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation-Oct 10
Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity-Oct 05
Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research-Oct 12 (TIEHR)
Career Development Collaborations with National Centers for Biomedical-Oct 05
Computing Modeling Social Behavior-Oct 05
Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS)-Oct 23
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science-Oct 05
Research Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders-Oct 05
Research on Psychopathology In Intellectual Disabilities-Oct 05
Neurological Disorders and Stroke Research-Oct 05
Community Partnerships to Advance Research-Oct 25
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings-Oct 05 
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males-Oct 05
Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts-Oct 05
Mechanisms, Models, Measurement and Management in Pain Research-Oct 05
Health Tools to Promote Effective Patient-Provider-Oct 05
Communication Prevention and Management of Symptoms in Chronic Illness-Oct 25

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Clara Mayo Grants for Research on Sexism, Racism, or Prejudice-Oct 15
Grants-in-Aid Program-Oct 25

Whitehall Foundation
Grants-in-Aid and Research Grants-Oct 01




Association for Women in Mathematics
Mathematics Travel and Mentoring Grants for Women Researchers-Oct 01

Fund for Astrophysical Research
Theodore Dunham, Jr. Grants for Research in Astronomy-Oct 06

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Professorships, Awards, and Postdoctoral Fellowships-Oct 01

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA's One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) (NIFS)-Oct 24

National Science Foundation
Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY)-Oct 22
Sensors, Dynamics, and Control (SDC)-Sep 15
Smart and Connected Health-Oct 10
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections-Oct 17
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG) in BIO-Oct 09
NSF/DOE Partnership on Advanced Frontiers in Renewable Hydrogen Fuel-Oct 06
Advanced Technological Education (ATE)-Oct 09
Centers of Research Excellence (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure-Oct 06
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)-Oct 03 **
Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering (BBBE)-Nov 05
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB)-Sep 15
Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS)-Sep 15
Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)-Sep 15
Engineering and Systems Design (ESD)-Sep 15
Geomechanics and Geomaterials (GEOMM)-Sep 15
Geotechnical Engineering (GTE)-Sep 15
Hazard Mitigation and Structural Engineering (HMSE)-Sep 15
Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events (IMEE)-Sep 15
Manufacturing Enterprise Systems (MES)-Sep 15
Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (MME)-Sep 15
Nanomanufacturing-Sep 15 Operations Research-Sep 15
Service Enterprise Systems (SES)-Sep 15
Mechanics of Materials (MOM)-Sep 15
Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM)-Oct 15
Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)-Oct 15
Arctic Research Opportunities-Oct 20
Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP)-Sep 15
Experimental Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics-Oct 29
Experimental Elementary Particle Physics-Oct 29
Experimental Nuclear Physics-Oct 29 ++
Particle Astrophysics-Oct 29
Theoretical Nuclear Physics-Oct 29
Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF)-Oct 08
Biomaterials (BMAT)-Oct 31 Ceramics (CER)-Oct 31
Condensed Matter Physics (CMP)-Oct 31
Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM)-Oct 31
Materials Research Unsolicited Proposals-Oct 31
Metallic Materials and Nanostructures (MMN)-Oct 31
Polymers-Oct 31
Algebra and Number Theory-Oct 10 ++
Analysis-Oct 07
Foundations-Oct 07
Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF)-Oct 15
Physics of Living Systems (PoLS)-Oct 22
Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (TAMOP)-Oct 29 ++
Geography and Spatial Sciences - Doctoral Dissertation-Aug 14
Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI) Sociology-Oct 15 ++

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Grants-in-Aid of Research-Oct 15

Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study-Oct 01 ++

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Oct 02

U.S. Department of Commerce
Economic Development Assistance Programs-Oct 17
Climate Programs-Sep 12
Postsecondary Internship Program (PIP)-Oct 15

U.S. Department of Defense
Mathematical Sciences Program-Oct 15
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Oct 21
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program-Oct 21
AFOSR: Young Investigator Research Program-Sep 15

U.S. Department of Energy
Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program-Oct 20
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Oct 15

U.S. Department of the Interior
Wildlife Without Borders - Species, Regional, and Global Programs-Oct 01

U.S. Department of Transportation
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Sep 15

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Research Grants-Oct 07
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Sep 08 **