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Limited Submission Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of upcoming programs with proposal submission restrictions. Please make sure to check each individual opportunity announcement for eligibility, specific deadline and submission information. This is not a comprehensive list of all limited submission proposals, and while this page will be updated regularly, it should be used in conjunction with other grant information resources available from individual funding agency websites.

IMPORTANT: If a program has a limited submission requirement and you would like your proposal to be considered, please follow the procedures outlined below:

  • Carefully review deadlines, eligibility, and application requirements.
  • Faculty interested in applying should coordinate with their Associate Dean. There may be an internal selection process at the school or department.
  • Send the following pre-application materials to Kristen Rhodes (kristen.a.rhodes@dartmouth.edu) by the internal deadline:
    1. Outline of the proposal (at least one but not more than 3 pages)
    2. General budget
    3. Letter of support from Department Chair and/or Dean as appropriate
    4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

The Vice Provost for Research will implement the internal review process as described here. *The internal deadline specified is the date for submission of materials to the Provost's Office. There are several steps prior to this stage that may be required including clearances from Department Chair and Associate Dean. Please review and follow the instructions carefully. You will be notified if you are selected as an applicant. All applications to sponsors will be reviewed and approved in accordance with OSP procedures. For questions concerning limited submissions, please contact elizabeth.bankert@dartmouth.edu or kristen.rhodes@dartmouth.edu. For questions concerning grant applications, contact your OSP Grant Officer.

 

Posted Date

Sponsor

Program

Limit

Sponsor Deadline

Internal Deadline*

Comments

03/01/2015

American Diabetes Association

Initiator Award (INI)

one

07/01/2015

04/15/2015

Eligible applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship) and have no more than seven years of research training following terminal doctoral degree. 

03/01/2015

American Diabetes Association

Accelerator (ACE)  one  07/01/2015 04/15/2015

 Awards are available to early-career diabetes investigators proposing innovative and ambitious diabetes-related research programs. Applicants must hold faculty positions and have demonstrated independent productivity in diabetes research.

03/01/2015

American Diabetes Association

Visionary Award (VSN) one 07/01/2015  04/15/2015

Awards are designed to support established, experienced investigators with strong records of outstanding productivity in fields outside of diabetes who are interested in applying their considerable skills and expertise to diabetes research. 

03/01/2015

The Dana Foundation

David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program: 
Using Brain and Immune Imaging to Improve Human Health

one

Geisel only

04/07/2015

03/15/2015

 

10/30/2014

Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

Brain Research Foundation

two

04/01/2015

11/30/2014

 LOI 1/8/15, start-up monies for new research projects in the field of Neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside

08/08/2014

 Burroughs Wellcome Fund

 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

two 

11/03/2014

09/15/2014

 investigators still early in their careers to study what happens at the points where human and microbial systems connect

08/08/2014

 Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)

Biomedical Sciences - Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)

see note

10/01/2014

09/01/2014

nominate up to five. a sixth candidate may be nominated provided that candidate is a woman or underrepresented minority

01/06/2015

Damon Runyon Foundation

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators

five

02/17/2015

01/23/2015

applicant must commit a minimum of 80% of their full-time professional effort to the conduct of research; $450,000 award will be for a period of three years

03/01/2015

William T. Grant

Scholar Awards

one per School

07/08/2015 04/15/2015

Applicant received his/her terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) within seven years of submitting the application.Fellowship advances the Foundation's interest in understanding programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality or understanding the use of research evidence. Note: In 2014, we announced a new focus on reducing inequality, which will replace the social settings initiative. For the 2014-15 transition year, we will accept Scholars applications on all three topics: 1) reducing inequality, 2) understanding the use of research evidence, and 3) understanding social settings.

03/01/2015

American Honda Foundation

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) 

one a year

Quarterly (February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1)

12/1, 3/1, 9/1

Consult with your Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

01/05/2015

WM Keck Foundation

Science and Engineering Program Medical

one for Science/ Eng.one for Medical

see notes

1st cycle: 01/27/15;

2nd cycle: 06/01/15

 

All inquiries and letter should be routed to relevant Dean's Office. The foundation offers two cycles per year.  Requirements include a preliminary conference call to be arranged by the development office after the Provost selection process.

10/31/2014

 Klingenstein

Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Fellowship Programs : The Fellowship in Child and Adolescent ADHD and the Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Depression

one

01/09/2015

 11/30/2014

 The Foundation accepts nominations only from the Chair of Departments of Psychiatry.

08/08/2014

 Greenwall Foundation

Faculty Scholars Program

two

11/03/2014

 09/15/2014

  field of bioethics

09/15/2014

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

National Leadership Grants (NLG) for Libraries

one

01/15/2015

 10/04/2014

 prelim proposal due 10/14

03/01/2015

Motorola Foundation

 Innovation Generation (STEM) Grants in North America

one

03/20/2015

03/15/2015

Program is designed to inspire students to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and increase engagement in STEM careers by providing support to education programs for elementary through university students and teachers in the United States and Canada.

01/13/2014

National Foundation for the Arts and the HumanitiesNational Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Art Works: Arts Education

one

02/20/2014 and 07/24/2014

02/01/2014

"Art Works" refers to three things: the works of art themselves, the ways art works on audiences, and the fact that art is work for the artists and arts professionals who make up the field.

10/31/2014

NIH Early Career

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)

two

Passed

Check back Fall 2015

 

LOI 12/30/14. exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career

03/01/2015

NIH PAR-15-118

High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10)

n/a

05/29/2015

n/a

Applicant organizations may submit more than one application, provided that each application is scientifically distinct.

The NIH will not accept duplicate or highly overlapping applications under review at the same time.

03/01/2015

NIH PAR-15-088

Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)

n/a

05/29/2015

n/a

Consult your Dean's Office. There is no restriction on the number of applications an institution can submit  If two or more S10 applications are submitted for similar equipment from the same institution, documentation from a high level institutional official must be provided stating that this is not an unintended duplication, but part of a campus wide instrumentation plan.

10/31/2014

NIH RFA-NS-14-013

NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30)

one

12/29/2014

11/15/2014

LOI 11/29/14

03/01/2015

NIH RFA-AR-16-004

NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine Resource-based Centers (P30)

one

06/11/2015

04/01/2015

LOI 5/11

01/05/2015

NSF 15-522

Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)

one

03/02/2015

01/27/2015

 

03/01/2015

NIH RFA-HD-15-033

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers 2015 (U54) 

see note

04/15/2015

03/15/2015

Applicant organizations may submit more than one application, provided that each application is scientifically distinct.  LOI 4/15/2015

01/05/2015

NSF 12-586

Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node)

one

04/17/2015

02/15/2015

 

03/01/2015

 

NSF 14-547

 

Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)

one 06/09/2015 04/15/2015  

A competitive proposal for an I-Corps Site will be led by an institution having an already existing unit whose goal is to assist faculty, students and other academic personnel to engage in entrepreneurial activities and transition scientific and technological innovations. Such units are typically called: innovation centers, entrepreneurial centers, technology incubators, etc. 

10/31/2014

NSF

Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)

one

01/20/2015

 11/30/2014

 

08/08/2014

 NSF 13-517

 Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)

three

Passed

check back November 2015

 

 shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in

research-intensive learning environments. Each MRI proposal may request support

for the acquisition (Track 1) or development (Track 2) of a single research

instrument for shared inter- and/or intra-organizational use;

09/15/2014

NSF PREM

Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

one

01/07/2015

11/10/2014

 

05/30/2014

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

one

Passed

check back in Summer/ Fall 2015

 

Assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The award provides $240,000 in flexible support—$60,000 per year for four years. See website and click here

Eligibility

05/30/2014

Searle Scholars Program

Searle Scholars Program

one

Passed

check back in Fall 2015

 

Grant supports the independent research of outstanding young scientist who has recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. See other eligibility criteria by clicking on the link in the title column.

01/05/2015

Simons Foundation

Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science

two

02/12/2015

01/15/2015

 

01/05/2015

St. Baldrick's Pediatric Cancer-Spring 2015 Research Grants

Research Grants

two

04/03/2015

01/16/2015

LOI 1/30/2015

01/05/2015

St.Baldrick's Pediatric Cancer-Spring 2015

Fellows, Scholars, International Scholars,

one*

04/30/2015

01/16/2015

LOI 1/30/2015;

ONE applicant permitted for each of these programs

Last Updated: 3/1/15