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.

Major Grant Initiative to Advance Child Health

For senior investigators conducting translational or clinical research that will improve child and adolescent mental health, improve clinical outcomes or improve health care access, affordability, and quality. 

Areas of focus include: autism, attention deficit disorder, eating disorders, affective disorders including depression and anxiety, substance use disorder, and other mental illnesses that cause suffering and dysfunction for children and adolescents, up to the age of 21. Principal Investigators should provide evidence of exceptional creativity and significant accomplishments. Although not specifically required, successful applicants have had academic ranks of associate or full professor. 

The Foundation will consider proposals across the translational research spectrum, including: 

- Basic science and laboratory investigations that focus on brain mechanisms involved in complex behaviors and child development; 

- Clinical research directed at better understanding the trajectory of mental illness through childhood and adolescence; 

- Research directed at discovering and evaluating treatments and cures for child and adolescent mental illness; 

- Research directed at discovering and evaluating approaches to the prevention of child and adolescent mental illness; and/or 

- Healthcare systems and public health research focused on reducing the burden of mental illness among children and adolescents. 

  • Funder:  Charles H. Hood Foundation
  • Amount: $450,000
  • Internal Deadline: 04/04/2022
  • External Deadline: 05/17/2022
  • Dartmouth College, including Geisel, may submit one application.

William T. Grant Scholars Program

For questions of theory, policy and practice for youth ages 5–25 in the United States, in one of these focus areas: 

1) Programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes 

2) Strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth

For early-career scholars in any discipline to pursue five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand their expertise. Eligibility: tenure-track; no more than seven years since completion of terminal degree or first residency. 

  • Funder: William T. Grant Foundation
  • Amount: $350,000
  • Internal Deadline: 04/17/2022
  • External Deadline: 07/06/2022
  • Dartmouth may submit one application. 

Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research

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 or medicine; full-time assistant professor as of Sept. 9, 2022; first assistant professor appointment no earlier than June 13, 2018 (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. 

Norris Cotton Cancer Center may nominate one candidate. Internal submission required.

  • Funder: PEW Charitable Trusts, Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust
  • Amount: $300,00
  • Interested applicants should email pre-proposal materials—including a research project summary, curriculum vitae, and letters of support from the chairs of their divisions—to Robert.W.Gerlach@dartmouth.edu. Use "PEW-Cancer Research" as the email subject line.
  • Internal Deadline: 04/21/22  
  • NCCC's nominee information is due 05/18/2022
  • The application deadline for the nominee is 09/01/2022

Pew Biomedical Scholars

For early-career assistant professors with science research relevant to the advancement of human health, particularly creative and pioneering approaches to basic, translational, and applied biomedical research. 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 appointment as assistant professor as of Sept. 8, 2022; appointed no earlier than June 13, 2018. 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-Stewart Scholars program, and no one can be nominated for both in the same year. 

  • Funder: PEW Charitable Trusts
  • Amount $300,000
  • Internal Deadline: 04/21/2022
  • Dartmouth's nominee information is due 05/18/2022
  • The application deadline for the nominee is 09/01/2022
  • Dartmouth may nominate one candidate.

Schmidt Science Fellows

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. 

For PhDs in: 

- astronomy 

- biology 

- chemistry 

- physics 

- earth sciences 

- engineering 

- mathematics 

- computing 

Must have completed, or expect to complete, all PhD requirements between June 1, 2022 and July 30, 2023. 

  • Funder: Schmidt Futures, Rhodes Trust Futures Action Network LLC
  • Amount $200,000
  • Internal Deadline: 05/02/2022
  • External Deadline: 06/01/22
  • Dartmouth may nominate four candidates

Science & Engineering Research

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. 

This is a limited RFP: internal application required. To apply for this opportunity, email the following:

- one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines 

- total amount of your funding request 

- current CV 

- use “Keck Foundation — Science & Engineering Research” as the email subject line 

  • Funder: W.M. Keck Foundation
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Internal Deadline: 05/06/2022
  • External Deadline: 07/01/2022
  • Dartmouth Development Office may submit up to four concept papers.

Medical Research

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. 

This is a limited RFP: internal application required. To apply for this opportunity, email the following: 

- one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines  

- total amount of your funding request 

- current CV 

- use “Keck Foundation — Medical Research” as the email subject line 

  • Funder: W.M. Keck Foundation
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Internal Deadline: 05/06/2022
  • External Deadline: 07/01/2022
  • Dartmouth Development Office may submit up to four concept papers.

Scientific Innovations Award

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.

To apply for this opportunity, email the following: 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.

  • Funder: Brain Research Foundation
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Internal Deadline: 05/09/2022
  • External Deadline: 06/23/2022
  • Dartmouth may nominate one senior faculty member. 

Coronary Heart Disease Research Program

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 and will be given special consideration. Basic and translational scientific research. No clinical studies. Check the web link for an update with full details for the 2023 program. Eligibility for past programs was: full-time faculty with less than $500,000 in annual external funding during the first year of the Geneen Award. 

To apply for this opportunity, email the following: 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. 

  • Funder: Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust
  • Amount: $250,000
  • Internal Deadline: 05/22/2022
  • External Deadline: 07/14/2022
  • Dartmouth may nominate one candidate.

Young Investigator Grants

For clinical doctors and research scientists whose primary focus is breast cancer and who do not yet have their own major research support. 

Eligibility:

-have not held a faculty position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2023; 

- have not been a principal investigator on an NIH R01 or equivalent national/international non-mentored award; 

- must dedicate at least 50% of their work effort to research. 

To apply for this opportunity, email the following: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use "Breast Cancer Alliance - Young Investigator" as the email subject line.

  • Funder: Breast Cancer Alliance
  • Amount: $125,000
  • Internal Deadline: 06/03/2022
  • External Deadline: 07/22/2022
  • Dartmouth may submit two applications.

Faculty Scholars Program

For educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Should have 3-8 years of full-time faculty experience. Geisel dean may nominate one candidate. 

  • Funder: Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
  • Amount: $250,000
  • Internal Deadline: 06/13/2022
  • External Deadline: 08/01/2022
  • Geisel dean may nominate one candidate. 

Searle Scholars Program

For independent researchers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Both clinical and basic research. Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2020. The appointment must be their first tenure-track position (or its nearest equivalent). 

To apply for this opportunity, email the following: one-page description of your project idea; total amount of your funding request; current CV. Use “Searle Scholars” as the email subject line. 

  • Funder: Kinship Foundation
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Internal Deadline: 06/13/2022
  • External Deadline: 09/01/2022
  • Dartmouth may nominate one candidate. 

 

 

 

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