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.

Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study

  • Up to three years of dissertation research support for Ph.D. students from under-represented groups who are working in the biomedical or life sciences, or on biological questions in related disciplines. 
  • Adviser will be the primary applicant. Student-adviser pairs must be committed to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in science. Includes adviser funding to address challenges to diversity and inclusion at the graduate level. Alumni of HHMI’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP) are also eligible, and do not count against Dartmouth’s nomination limit. 
  • Foundation:Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Amount: $159,000
  • Internal Deadline:  09/08/21
  • External Deadline:  12/09/21

 

Institutional Project Support Program

To meet institutional needs in Japanese studies, including: full or part-time faculty, instructor, or staff salaries; travel expenses, including per diem and accommodation expenses for scholars, lecturers, and students; honoraria for lectures; visiting scholar support; graduate and undergraduate support; research and teaching materials; conference and seminar related expenses; library and digital resource support; tenure-track positions. Requires matching funds.

  • Funder: Japan Foundation ( New York)
  • Amount: $450,000
  • Internal Deadline:  10/18/21
  • External Deadline: 12/01/21
  • Dartmouth may submit one application.

 

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 "Institutional Project, Japan Foundation" as the email subject line.

St. Baldrick's International Scholars

Three years of pediatric oncology training at Dartmouth for researchers from low- and middle- income countries. The proposal must include a research project at the applicant's institution of origin. Two-year extension possible with significant progress. 

Applicants must be early-career and possibly hold a junior faculty-level position and must have held it for no longer than five years. Must have completed a pediatric oncology fellowship or two years of equivalent training. 

  • Funder: St. Baldrick’s Foundation
  • Amount: $330,000
  • Internal Deadline:  10/22/21
  • External Deadline: 12/03/21
  • Dartmouth may submit one letter of inquiry for this program.
  • St. Baldrick's offers multiple grant opportunities in each of its two annual cycles, but people may only apply to one program per cycle as the lead Principal Investigator. 

 

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 "St. Baldrick's - International" as the email subject line.

St. Baldrick's Scholars

Career-development award for researchers in pediatric oncology. Must be within first seven years of initial independent full faculty appointment.

  • Funder: St. Baldrick’s Foundation
  • Amount: $220,000
  • Internal Deadline:  10/22/21
  • External Deadline: 12/03/21
  • Dartmouth may submit one letter of inquiry for this program.
  • St. Baldrick's offers multiple grant opportunities in each of its two annual cycles, but people may only apply to one program per cycle as the lead Principal Investigator. 

    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 "St. Baldrick's Scholars" as the email subject line.

Moore Inventor Fellows

For inventors at the prototyping stage with new tools, technologies, processes or approaches to enhance scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. 

Must be faculty, research scientist, postdoc or other full-time staff who can receive funding through Dartmouth. Must be no more than ten years past receiving the terminal advanced degree in their field (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.). Dartmouth must assure nominees have at least 25 percent of their time to devote to their invention and $50,000 in annual direct support.

  • Funder:  Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Amount: $675,000
  • Internal Deadline:  11/1/21
  • External Deadline: 12/13/21
  • Dartmouth may submit two nominations.

 

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 "Moore Inventors" as the email subject line.

 

 

Cornerstone: Learning for Living

To reinvigorate the role of the humanities in general education, and in doing so, expose a broad array of students to the power of the humanities; help students of all backgrounds build a sense of belonging and community; strengthen the coherence and cohesiveness of general education; and increase teaching opportunities for humanities faculty. Planning grants of up to $25,000 over 6-12 months are strongly encouraged. Implementation grants of up to $350,000 over 24 months. December 1 deadline is for concept papers.

  • Funder: National Endowment for the Humanities, The Teagle Foundation
  • Amount $350,000
  • Internal Deadline: 11/10/21
  • External Deadline: 12/01/21

Seed Grant Program

For neuroscience research that will likely lead to funding from the National Institutes of Health or other outside sources. New and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty. Full-time assistant or associate professor working in the field of neuroscience. 

  • Funder: Brain Research Foundation
  • Amount $80,000
  • Internal Deadline: 11/19/21
  • External Deadline: 01/04/21
  • Dartmouth may nominate one faculty member.

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. 

  • Funder: W.M. Keck Foundation
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Internal Deadline:  11/22/21
  • External Deadline: 12/17/21
  • Dartmouth Development Office 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
http://www.wmkeck.org/component/content/article/214-grantprograms/shared/1482-concept-papers
- total amount of your funding request
- current CV 
- use “Keck Foundation — Science & Engineering Research” as the email subject line

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. 

  • Funder: W.M. Keck Foundation
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Internal Deadline:  11/22/21
  • External Deadline: 12/17/21
  • Dartmouth Development Office 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
http://www.wmkeck.org/component/content/article/214-grantprograms/shared/1482-concept-papers
- total amount of your funding request
- current CV 
- use “Keck Foundation — Medical Research” as the email subject line

Education for American Civic Life

For faculty-led efforts to prepare graduates to become informed and engaged participants in the civic life of their local, national, and global communities. Grant amount will be based on the number of institutions involved and the scope of the project. Concept papers accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed three times a year.

  • Funder: The Teagle Foundation
  • Amount: $300,000
    Internal Deadline:  12/01/21
    External Deadline: 01/31/22
  • Dartmouth can submit one application.

Clinical Investigator Award

For independent young physician-scientists to conduct cancer-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. Applicant must commit to minimum of 80% of time on research. Requires a mentor in the field of clinical translational cancer research, cancer prevention, or epidemiology. Cannot overlap with other funded projects. Award includes payment of up to $100,000 in medical school debt. Must be within first five years of initial full faculty appointment. 

  • Funder: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
  • Amount: $700,000
  • Internal Deadline:  12/13/21
  • External Deadline: 02/01/22
  • Geisel/NCCC many nominate five candidates. Maximum of two investigators per mentor.

 

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 "Damon Runyon" as the email subject line.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

Unrestricted research grant for early-career faculty in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry and chemical engineering. Awarded for advancement of important knowledge in the chemical sciences, and dedication and contributions to undergraduate education in the chemical sciences. Must be full-time tenure-track, appointed no earlier than mid-year 2016. Requires institutional nomination, and re-nominations are accepted

  • Funder: Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Internal Deadline:  12/13/21
  • External Deadline: 02/02/22
  • 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 "Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar" as the email subject line.

Cancer Research Grant

For translational research in cancers affecting women, including but not limited to ovarian, uterine, breast or cervical cancer. Must be full-time assistant professor or higher. 

  • Funder: Mary Kay Ash Foundation
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Internal Deadline:  12/20/21
  • External Deadline: 02/04/22
  • Dartmouth may nominate one Geisel/NCCC candidate. Please follow the limited-application guidelines to apply internally for this opportunity.

 

 

 

 

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