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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 deadlines for the month of November 2014 and late announcements for September and October 2014. Deadlines marked by asterisks (**) are tentative. In some cases, these are specific dates that may change depending on the timing of the deadline notices. In others, we have listed just the month during which a deadline is expected. Deadlines marked by a double plus sign (++) are target dates. 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.



American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize-Nov 01

American Council of Learned Societies
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies-Oct 01

American Research Institute in Turkey
Fellowships for Graduate and Postdoctoral Research in Turkey-Nov 01

American-Scandinavian Foundation
Academic Fellowships and Grants-Nov 01

Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Humanities and Social Science-Nov 09

Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities
Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities-Oct 06

Consulate General of Sweden
Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund-Nov 15

Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Fulbright International Education Administrators Program-Nov 03

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Residential Fellowships-Nov 01

Folger Shakespeare Library
Research Fellowships-Nov 01

German Marshall Fund of the United States
Transatlantic Fellowship and Exchange Programs-Sep 29 **

Howard Foundation
Fellowship Program-Nov 01

Huntington Library & Art Gallery
Research Fellowships in Humanities (Predoctoral and Postdoctoral)-Nov 15

Institute for Advanced Study School of Social Science
Visiting Member Awards-Nov 01

Lady Davis Fellowship Trust
Fellowships Abroad in Israel-Nov 30

Library Company of Philadelphia
Research Fellowships in Early American Economy and Society-Nov 01

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art History and Conservation Fellowships-Nov 07

National Endowment for the Arts
Art Works: Research-Oct 21

National Endowment for the Humanities
Documenting Endangered Languages-Oct 06

New York Public Library
Scholars-in-Residence Program-Nov 01

Rockefeller Archive Center
Grant Programs-Oct 15

Roosevelt Institute
Grants-in- Aid at The Roosevelt Library-Nov 15

Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Kress Fellowships-Nov 30

Social Science Research Council
International Dissertation Research Fellowships (IDRF)-Nov 04

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Visiting Scholar Fellowships on the Holocaust and Genocide-Nov 30

Weill (Kurt) Foundation for Music
Grants Program-Nov 01

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships- Nov 15 **
Dissertation Fellowships in Women's Studies-Oct 15


Education/Economic and Community Development


American Association of University Women Educational Foundation
American Fellowships-Nov 15

American Council on Education
ACE Fellows Program (Senior Faculty and Administrators)-Nov 03

American Honda Foundation
Grants Program (Youth, Prenatal - 21)-Nov 03

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
Summer Internships in Editing and Reporting-Nov 03

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Grants Program-Nov 15

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
HACU National Internship Program-Nov 15

National Academy of Education
NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program-Oct 03
NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program-Nov 07

National Research Council
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships-Nov 14

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans-Nov 01

Spencer Foundation
Research Grant Program-Nov 18
The New Civics-Nov 18

State Justice Institute
SJI Grant Programs-Nov 01

U.S. Department of Education
Charter Schools Program-Sep 12
NIDRR: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers-Sep 02

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Fair Housing Initiatives Program-Sep 02
Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP)-Sep 04

W. M. Keck Foundation
Undergraduate Education Program-Nov 01


Health/Mental Health


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Conference Grant-Nov 01
Health Services Research Dissertation Program-Nov 01

Alzheimer's Association
Research and Conference Grant Programs-Oct 24

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Research Grants-Nov 15

ASHP Research and Education Foundation
Pharmacy Grant Programs-Oct 03

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Research Awards-Nov 01

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Medical Research-Oct 31 **

Hearing Health Foundation
Research Grants-Oct 25 **

Lalor Foundation
Grants and Fellowships-Nov 01

Morris Animal Foundation
Animal Health Grants-Nov

National Institutes of Health
Arts-based Approaches in Palliative Care for Symptom Management-Oct 05
Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities-Nov 20
Role of Microbial Metabolites in Cancer Prevention and Etiology-Nov 14
Role of the Microflora in the Etiology of Gastro Intestinal Cancer-Nov 04
Small Grants Program for Cancer Epidemiology-Nov 18
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research-Oct 05
Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series-Oct 17
Long-Term Outcomes of Medically Assisted Reproduction-Sep 30
Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2) -Nov 12
Evaluating Experiments in Healthcare to Improve Diabetes Prevention/Treatment -Nov 03
Molecular and Cellular Substrates of Complex Brain Disorders-Oct 05
NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education-Sep 25
NIMH Research Education Program for Psychiatry Residents-Sep 25
NIMH Short Courses for Mental Health-Related Research Education-Sep 25
NINDS CREATE Bio Development Track (Preclinical and Optimization) -Oct 21
NINDS CREATE Devices: Translational-Oct 21

Progeria Research Foundation
Established Investigator, Innovator and Specialty Awards-Oct 27

Prostate Cancer Foundation
Research Initiatives-Sep 22

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Health Policy Fellowships Program-Nov 13

Skin Cancer Foundation
Research Grants Program-Oct 15

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
TSA Research Grants-Sep 12 **

U.S. Department of Defense
Defense Medical Research and Development Program-Oct 15
Psychological Health/TBI Research Program-Sep 04




American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Programs-Nov 01

American Chemical Society
Petroleum Research Fund Grant Programs-Oct 17

American Museum of Natural History
Fellowship and Grant Opportunities-Nov 15

American Statistical Association
Research Fellowships and Grants-Nov 30 ++

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA)
Visiting Scientists Fellowship Program-Nov 01

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Postdoctoral Program-Nov 01

National Physical Science Consortium
Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences-Nov 30

National Research Council
Research Associateship Programs-Nov 03

National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS)-Oct 28
National Robotics Initiative (NRI)-Nov 13
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease-Nov 19
Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects -Nov 17
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)-Nov 19
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs-Nov 19
CISE Computing Research Infrastructure (CRI)-Nov 06
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs-Nov 19
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs-Nov 19
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering-Oct 03
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)-Nov 14
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)-Nov 06
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)-Oct 22 ++
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)-Oct 29
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) -Nov 24
Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP)-Sep 02
Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)- Nov 03
Energy, Power, and Adaptive Systems (EPAS)-Nov 03
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS)-Nov 03
Biomedical Engineering (BME)-Nov 05
Biophotonics-Nov 05
Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering (BBBE)-Nov 05
Chemical and Biological Separations (CBS)-Nov 05
Combustion and Fire Systems-Nov 05
General and Age-Related Disabilities Engineering (GARDE)-Nov 05
Interfacial Processes and Thermodynamics-Nov 05
Nano-Biosensing-Nov 05
Thermal Transport Processes-Nov 05
Integrated Earth Systems-Nov 14
Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters (Hazards SEES) -Sep 26
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG)-Nov 17
Mathematical Biology-Nov 17
Probability-Nov 07
Applied Mathematics-Nov 15
Geometric Analysis-Nov 04 ++
Statistics-Nov 07
Topology-Nov 04 ++
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students (EAPSI)-Nov 13 **
Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH)-Nov 18

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Capacity Building Grants for Non Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)-Sep 05
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)-Oct 23

U.S. Department of Commerce
Climate Programs-Oct 20

U.S. Department of Defense
DARPA: Strategic Technology Office-Sep 18
Air Force Summer Faculty Faculty Fellowship Program-Nov **

U.S. Department of Energy
Early Career Research Program-Sep 11
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)-Oct 07

U.S. Department of the Interior
Joint Fire Science Programs-Nov 21 **
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants-Nov 07
EdMap - National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program-Nov **

U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation
Research Grants and Start-Up Grants-Nov 15 **

W. M. Keck Foundation
Science and Engineering/Medical Research Programs-Nov 01

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Grant Programs-Nov 01