Non-Federal Limited Deadlines

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 do not see it on the list below, please notify limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu and follow the procedure outlined here.

Pew Biomedical Scholars

PEW Charitable Trusts

For early-career assistant professors with independent labs. Area of interest: science research relevant to human health, with creative and pioneering approaches to basic, translational, and applied biomedical research. No clinical trials. Candidates whose work is based on biomedical principles but who bring in concepts and theories from more diverse fields are encouraged to apply. 

Eligibility: 

doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or a related field
full-time assistant professor
first assistant professor appointment on or after June 12, 2019 (exceptions apply)
The same person may only apply twice. This program is distinct from the Pew-Stewart Scholars program, and no person can be nominated for both in the same year.

Dartmouth College may nominate one candidate. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu:

one-page description of your research plan
current CV
Use "Pew Biomedical Scholars" as the email subject line.

Amount: $300,000

Internal Deadline: 3/08/2023

External Deadline: 9/17/2023

William T. Grant Scholars Program

William T. Grant Foundation

Five years of support and mentoring for early-career researchers to expand their expertise in new disciplines, methods and content areas. 

Areas of interest:

Studies to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes of young people ages 5-25 in the United States.
Research on strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit young people ages 5-25 in the United States. 
Eligibility: tenure-track appointment; doctoral degree conferred (or first residency completed) in 2016 or later. Applicants may work in any discipline.

Dartmouth may submit one application. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; current CV. Use "William T. Grant Scholars" as the email subject line.

Amount: $350,000

Deadlines:

Internal Deadline: 3/22/2023

June 14 - mentor and reference letter

External Deadline: 7/5/2023

Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research

PEW Charitable Trusts, Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust

For assistant professors with innovative, cutting-edge, basic cancer research that may accelerate and advance progress toward a cure for cancer.

Eligibility: 

  • doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine or related field
  • full-time assistant professor as of Aug. 31, 2023, with independent lab
  • first assistant professor appointment no earlier than June 12, 2019 (exceptions for clinical internships, residencies, in work toward board certification and parental leave)


The same person may apply no more than twice. This program is distinct from the Pew Medical Scholars program, and no one can be nominated for both in the same year.

Dartmouth Cancer Center may nominate one candidate. Interested applicants should submit the following to Robert.W.Gerlach@dartmouth.edu, using "Pew-Stewart Scholars Program" as the email subject line:

one-page research project summary
curriculum vitae
letter of support from their chair

Deadlines:

Internal Deadline 03/27/23 as nominations are due 5/17/23

Sponsor deadline: 08/31/2023

 

Schmidt Science Fellows

Schmidt Futures

Rhodes Trust

Fellowship for emerging PhDs in the sciences to make an interdisciplinary research pivot to postdoctoral study in a discipline that is substantially different than their PhD training. Eligible PhD programs: astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, mathematics, computing and all sub-disciplines. Must expect to complete all PhD requirements between May 15, 2023 and June 30, 2024.

Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, parental status, marital or civil partner status, race, color, ethnic or national origin, nationality, religion or belief.

LIMITED SUBMISSION -- INTERNAL APPLICATION REQUIRED. 

Dartmouth may nominate three candidates. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: 

one-page description of your project 
name of advisor
current CV
Use "Schmidt Science Fellows" as the email subject line.
IMPORTANT DATES

Internal submission deadline: April 25, 2023

Application portal opens: May 12, 2023

Nominee registration deadline: June 1, 2023

Application deadline: July 17, 2023

Science & Engineering Research

W.M. Keck Foundation

For high-risk, high-reward science and engineering research projects which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies, and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. For fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. Not relevant for projects that would be funded by governmental agencies. Please visit this link for further insights on Keck's expectations and priorities.

LIMITED SUBMISSION -- INTERNAL APPLICATION REQUIRED

Dartmouth Corporate and Foundation Relations may submit up to four concept papers. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu:

one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines
Attach to the concept paper examples of feedback from federal agencies indicating your project is: out of scope/too high risk/overly ambitious for federal funding.
total amount of your funding request
current CV 
use “Keck Foundation — Science and Engineering" as the email subject line

Internal submission deadline: May 05, 2023

Medical Research

W.M. Keck Foundation

For high-risk, high-reward medical research projects which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies, and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. For fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. Not relevant for projects that would be funded by governmental agencies. Please visit this link for further insights on Keck's expectations and priorities.

LIMITED SUBMISSION -- INTERNAL APPLICATION REQUIRED

Dartmouth Corporate and Foundation Relations may submit up to four concept papers. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu:

one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines
Attach to the concept paper examples of feedback from federal agencies indicating your project is: out of scope/too high risk/overly ambitious for federal funding.
total amount of your funding request
current CV 
use “Keck Foundation — Medical" as the email subject line

Internal submission deadline: May 05, 2023

Scientific Innovations Award

Brain Research Foundation

For a full-time associate professor or full professor working in the area of neuroscience and brain function in health and disease. For projects that may be too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but still have a high likelihood of producing important findings. Must have major NIH or other peer-reviewed funding in the last three years.

LIMITED APPLICATION -- INTERNAL SUBMISSION REQUIRED

Dartmouth may nominate one candidate. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations" as the email subject line.

Internal submission deadline: May 05, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 06/22/2023

V Foundation

For pediatric cancer research. There are two grant mechanisms:

Translational ($800,000 over four years). Moving a novel strategy into a human clinical trial or using specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms. Special interest and funding for therapeutic resistance and welcome research projects in this area. Tenured or tenure-track.


V Scholar ($600,000 over three years). For laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research by early-career faculty. At least two years of postdoctoral training. No more than five years past first. full-time. tenure-track assistant professor appointment but not yet associate professor. 
Must be U.S. citizen or legal resident. 

LIMITED SUBMISSION -- INTERNAL APPLICATION REQUIRED

Dartmouth Cancer Center may submit one proposal to one of the two programs.

To apply, send a one-page letter of intent to Robert.W.Gerlach@Dartmouth.edu summarizing your research proposal. Specify which program you are applying to. 

Internal submission deadline: May 07, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 06/27/2023

 

Pathway to Stop Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

For all areas of diabetes research. Most nominees are anticipated to focus on advancing existing discoveries into pre-clinical and early-stage clinical research, but ADA also strongly encourages innovative later-stage translational research where feasible. Applications focused on a single clinical trial are out of scope.       

There are two programs:

Initiator For postdoctoral fellows: up to two years of mentored training, then up to five years of independent research support
Accelerator Up to five years of support for independent faculty
LIMITED SUBMISSION -- INTERNAL APPLICATION REQUIRED

Dartmouth College, including Geisel, may nominate one candidate in just one of the two programs. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Pathway to Stop Diabetes" as the email subject line

Internal submission deadline: May 16, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 08/01/2023

Biomedical grants

"Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation"

For early-career, tenure-track faculty doing basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Current R01 recipients not eligible. Must be in first to fourth year of a tenure-track position.

LIMITED APPLICATION -- INTERNAL SUBMISSION REQUIRED

Dartmouth may nominate one candidate. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Mallinckrodt grant" as the email subject line.

Dartmouth's proposal will require letter(s) of approval from Geisel dean and/or other senior faculty member(s).

Internal submission deadline: May 23, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 08/01/2023

Advancing Innovation in Aging

NextFifty

For new and/or ongoing projects that explore new, different or better ways to support older adults or address aging issues. Focus is on ideas that drive improvements to the experience of aging and explore advancements in longevity. Funding may be requested for up to three years with no specified limit, but planned requests of $250,000 or more require a phone call with the program officer before Dartmouth's submission. Webinar on May 15. 

Dartmouth may only receive one award. To apply internally for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea, amount of your funding request and current CV. Use "NextFifty" as the email subject line.

Internal submission deadline: May 24, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 06/01/2023

Coronary Heart Disease Research Program

Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust

For research in the prevention of coronary heart disease or circulatory failure, and improving care for these patients. Applications examining the intersection of coronary heart disease and/or congestive heart failure and COVID-19 or similar viral illnesses are highly encouraged. Basic and translational scientific research. No clinical studies. 

Eligibility: mid-size institutions; faculty who will have combined federal and non-federal funding of less than $500,000 in direct costs during the first year of the Geneen Award. Only external funding counts against the limit, not start-up funding. Applicants may hold a K Award or be in the R00 phase of a K99/R00 as long as those award amounts, combined with other funding, do not exceed the limit.

Dartmouth may nominate one candidate. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Harold S. Geneen application" as the email subject line.

Internal submission deadline: May 28, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 07/13/2023

Infrastructure Grants

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Support for clinical research associates so institutions can treat more children on cancer clinical trials. 

Dartmouth may submit one proposal per year. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "St. Baldrick's - Infrastructure" as the email subject line.

Important dates:

June 12 - internal application deadline

July 7 - deadline for letter of inquiry

August 25 - deadline for invited full proposal

St. Baldrick's Fellows

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

For third and fourth or fourth and fifth years of pediatric oncology research, with an opportunity for one additional year of funding. 

Dartmouth may submit one proposal per year. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "St. Baldrick's Fellows" as the email subject line.

Important dates:

June 12 - internal application deadline

July 7 - deadline for letter of inquiry

August 25 - deadline for invited full proposal
 

Sloan Research Fellowships

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

For early-career scientists and scholars in these or related fields: 

chemistry
computer science
Earth system science
economics
mathematics
neuroscience
physics 


Must be tenure-track but untenured as of September 15 of the nomination year. Faculty position must carry a regular teaching obligation. Application requires two representative articles from your research at Dartmouth.

Dartmouth may nominate up to three candidates in each area. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea and current CV. Use "Sloan Fellowships" as the email subject line.

 

Internal submission deadline: June 15, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 09/15/2023

Faculty Scholars Program

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

For educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Should be assistant professor with roughly 3-8 years of full-time faculty experience. Informational webinar on May 31.

Areas of priority:

Promoting diversity, equity and belonging
Increasing collaboration among future health professionals
Preparing future health professionals to navigate ethical dilemmas

Geisel dean may nominate one candidate. To apply for this opportunity, email the following to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Macy Faculty Scholars" as the email subject line.

Internal submission deadline: July 10, 2023

Sponsor deadline: 09/15/2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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