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Research Round-Up

Research Round-Up is a communication devoted to sharing information related to open funding opportunities and research administration procedures.

 

For additional information on deadlines, processes and procedures, please instead see our Sponsored Programs Support Services webpage.


 

Friendly Reminder: Proposal Request Form 

Individuals serving as principal investigator on a CEHS-led proposal or co-investigator/collaborator on a grant proposal led by another college or external organization must submit a Proposal Request Form a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the proposal due date.  Doing so ensures the timely routing of your proposal for review and approval by College administration, Central Sponsored Programs Administration (formerly known as University Research Services), Grants & Contracts Financial Administration, and, if required, University Research Compliance.           

 

Please address any questions or concerns regarding the information contained below to the CEHS Sponsored Programs team: Kayley Watson (Kayley.Watson@okstate.edu), Samar Abid (SamarAA@okstate.edu), or Erin Brown (Erin.Brown10@okstate.edu).


 

FYI

  • Edmon Low Library OPEN ACCESS Publishing Agreements

    Oklahoma State University Libraries currently participates in the several agreements which allow OSU authors (must typically be the corresponding author) to publish their articles open access without the need to pay an article processing charge (APC), or at a discounted rate.

     

    Please visit the link below for a list of partnering publishers:

     

    https://info.library.okstate.edu/open-access/agreements

  • NIH All About Grants Podcasts: What Early Career Researchers Should Know

    What Early Career Researchers Should Know (Part 1) – the Hidden Curriculum

     

    Embarking on a career in biomedicine is more than doing experiments and writing NIH grant applications. How does one early in their research career learn about these other important skills, and what exactly are they? 

     

    This episode of a two-part NIH All About Grants Podcast mini-series explores the “hidden curriculum” for early career researchers. Our conversation features hosts of two NIH podcasts that delve into topics of interest for researchers seeking independence and other considerations related to career progression. The guests are podcasters Dr. Oliver Bogler, host of Inside Cancer Careers from the National Cancer Institute, and Dr. Lauren Ullrich, co-host of Building Up the Nerve from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Here we will relay experiences and lessons learned on finding the right mentor, importance of open communication, networking, career progression and opportunities, and much more. 

     

    “We know that education in general, it’s not only what you learn in the formal classroom, but it’s also this other hidden curriculum that’s the values, and the beliefs, and the behaviors, and all these pieces of scientific culture that are implicitly there. What are the norms and practices of being a scientist?” – Dr. Lauren Ullrich 

     

    “one of the themes that comes out is the importance of connecting with other people that can help you find that right insight, guide you in the projects you’re doing, or in the hidden curriculum…How do you build those relationships? How do you get those jobs? And, how do you get those grants and papers published?” – Dr. Oliver Bogler

     

    Stay tuned until the very end of our conversation to catch a trailer for Inside Cancer Careers as well. In part 2, we will discuss knowing more about yourself and your research as you consider applying for NIH support. 

  • NASA  2024 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop (IWS)

    Join the Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop (HRP IWS) in Galveston, TX from Tuesday, Feb. 13 to Friday, Feb. 16, 2024!

    The workshop’s goal is to provide an informal, collegial atmosphere for cross-disciplinary interaction. Hear from an array of scientists and principal investigators as they pursue cutting-edge and cross-disciplinary methods to ensure safe, productive, and efficient human spaceflight. Scientific sessions featuring presentations by principal investigators will be organized and scheduled according to Human Research Program disciplines:

     

    • Exploration Medical Capability (ExMC)
    • Human Factors and Behavioral Performance (HFBP)
    • Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
    • Research Operations and Integration (ROI)
    • Space Radiation (SR)
    • Space Biology
    • Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH)
    • Other

    You must be registered to attend this event in person or to view livestreams. Register Now!

     

    Note from RGS office: Travel support may be available on a case-by-case basis.
  • Data Management/Sharing/Storage Plans Assistance at Edmon Low Library

    The OSU Edmon Low Library provides a variety of resources and services to faculty; notably, they offer detailed information to assist you with all things Data-related.

    • Visit their website at https://info.library.okstate.edu/data to register for informational workshops, access links to repositories, and find data storage options.
    • They also offer consultations for you to receive assistance with your Data Management Plans, in addition to many instructional and example resources.
    • One helpful resource is the DMPTool; DMPTool provides templates and walk-throughs for data management and sharing plans from a variety of funding agencies and institutions. When you log in to DMPTool, log in with your okstate email so that you can select Oklahoma State University as your institutional affiliation.

     

    For any assistance or questions, please contact Dani Kirsch at danielle.kirsch@okstate.edu.

  • OSU Center for Humanities

    https://cas.okstate.edu/humanities/

     

    The Oklahoma State University Center for the Humanities has been created to increase the visibility of humanities research on campus while also fostering the production of new interdisciplinary projects. Its mission is to provide an inclusive and collaborative environment to initiate new interdisciplinary research, foster dialogue, and engage communities.

     

    The Center for the Humanities organizes a wide range of events and programming. Each semester panels and lecture series promote OSU researchers as well as bringing new ideas to campus and encouraging community engagement. These include networking opportunities, meet & greets, and information sessions about new research programs. An exciting new Research Group Fellowship program will foster new collaborative humanities scholarship in key, cutting edge areas of the humanities. Several groups will be supported each year, leading to the creation of publications, grants, and future research. The CH aims to serve as a communications funnel for all humanities activities on campus, facilitating better connections. The Center also provides a structure for networking and advocacy by increasing connections between scholars, working with state and regional partners, and demonstrating the contributions of the humanities for addressing social issues. 

  • NSF SciENcv Requirement

    As of Oct 23, 2023, NSF will no longer allow any version of the Biosketch or Other Support documents EXCEPT those formulated and downloaded from SciENcv.

     

    Link to SciENcv’s log in page (I suggest you bookmark it): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/

     

    Training Resources:

    The following materials are available to guide NSF users through the preparation of the NSF documents available in SciENcv:

  • NIH Matchmaker Tool

    https://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2023/02/13/make-a-perfect-pair-with-nih-matchmaker/  

    Are you an investigator looking for the right home for your grant? Matchmaker can help you find which NIH institutes and Centers have funded similar work, and where that work was reviewed. Matchmaker is an extension of the NIH RePORTER system that makes it easy to find similar projects already funded by the NIH.

     

    Our Matchmaker tool in RePORTER can help you determine which IC may be interested in your idea, which NIH program official you might want to reach out to, and which study section you might want to suggest your application gets assigned to for review (see our  video demonstration of Matchmaker).

 

Funding Opportunities

  • [National Science Foundation] Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)

    https://new.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/innovations-graduate-education-program/nsf24-529/solicitation

     

    NOTE: This is a LIMITED SUBMISSION opportunity, so OSU is holding an INTERNAL competition to determine which proposal can be submitted.

    Internal Submission DEADLINE: Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Funding Organization's DEADLINE: Monday, April 22, 2024

    The IGE program is dedicated to (a) piloting, testing, and validating innovative approaches to graduate education, and (b) supporting research on the graduate education system and rigorous examination of outcomes associated with systemic graduate education interventions and policies. The IGE program seeks to generate the knowledge required for the customization and implementation of the most successful, transformative approaches.

    The IGE Program calls for proposals in two tracks to:

    • Design, pilot, and test new, innovative and transformative approaches for inclusive STEM graduate education (Track 1);
    • Examine the impact of innovative systemic policies, procedures, and interventions on graduate education outcomes (Track 2);
    • Examine the potential to extend a successful approach developed in one discipline or context to other disciplines or contexts (Tracks 1 and 2);
    • Develop approaches that are informed by learning science and the existing body of knowledge about STEM graduate education (Tracks 1 and 2).

     

    Proposals are accepted as Track 1 or Track 2:

    With this solicitation, the IGE program will support proposals in two tracks: Track 1: Career Preparation and Student Success Pilots and Track 2: Systemic Interventions and Policies. Under Track 1, the IGE program will continue to invite proposals to pilot, test, and validate innovative approaches to graduate education with an emphasis on career preparation and student success. Track 2 is new with a primary goal to support research on how various systemic innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate education impact graduate student outcomes (such as graduation rates, retention, employment, etc.).

     

    IGE Track 1 Awards (6 to 10 anticipated in FY 2024) are expected to be up to three (3) years in duration with a total budget between $300,000 and $500,000.

    IGE Track 2 Awards (6 to 12 anticipated in FY 2024) are expected to be up to five (5) years in duration with a total budget up to $1,000,000.

     

    OSU Internal Selection Process

    In cooperation with the OSU Graduate College, the OSU Division of the Vice President for Research has established an internal review process to select the OSU applicant(s). Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to OSU institutional strengths and strategic directions.

    Potential applicants must submit, using the "Submit to Internal Competition" button to the right, the following information:

    1. A brief CV or Biosketch (up to three pages); and
    2. A brief description of the proposed project (no more than three single-spaced pages in length, one inch page margins, and font size no smaller than eleven point) addressing the following criteria.
    3. Estimated budget (up to one additional page in length).
    4. Additional pages may be added for references.

    The above materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2024. The selected applicants will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance with the sponsor's deadline of April 22, 2024.

     

    To apply for this limited submission, please use this link: https://okstate.infoready4.com/#limitedsubmissions

     

     
  • [United States Department of Agriculture] Higher Education Challenge Grants 

    https://www.nifa.usda.gov/grants/funding-opportunities/higher-education-challenge-grants-program

     

    DEADLINE: March 5, 2024

     

    Educational Need Areas: Projects must engage more than a single course or an individual instructor when addressing at least one of the three Educational Need Areas listed below. The rationale for selecting the Educational Need Area(s) must be explained in the context of how the project can contribute to the development of a cadre of students who will either pursue higher degrees in the food and agricultural sciences or be prepared to enter the food and agricultural sciences workforce.

     

    1. Curriculum Development, Instructional Delivery Systems, and Expanding Student Career Opportunities: Projects should promote new and improved curricula and materials to increase the quality of, and continuously renew, the nation's academic programs in the food and agricultural sciences. Additionally, projects should stimulate the development, and facilitate the use, of exemplary education models and materials that incorporate the most recent advances in subject matter research, research on teaching and learning theory, and instructional technology.  


    Examples of eligible projects in this Need Area include:

    1. Development of courses of study, degree programs, and instructional materials;
    2. Use of new approaches to the study of traditional subjects;
    • Introduction of new subjects, or new applications of knowledge, pertaining to the food and agricultural sciences;
    1. Hands-on learning experiences and methods to extend learning beyond the classroom and provide students with opportunities to solve complex problems in the context of real-world situations; or
    2. Opportunities for students to complete apprenticeships, internships, career mentoring experiences, or other participatory learning experiences. 

     

    Projects are to develop students’ analytical, interpersonal, leadership, communication, problem-solving, computational, and decision-making skills and abilities. Projects that focus on integrated, multidisciplinary, learner-centered instruction should be considered. Furthermore, projects are expected to reach large audiences efficiently and effectively; reinforce recent research on how to motivate students to learn, retain, apply, and transfer knowledge, skills, and competencies; and integrate and synthesize knowledge from several disciplines. 

     

    1. Faculty Preparation and Enhancement for Teaching: Projects should advance faculty development in the areas of teaching competency, subject matter expertise, pedagogy, responsiveness to changes in student demographic composition and learning styles, and student recruitment and advising skills. Training of faculty must be relevant to the identified educational needs of students. Any individual recipient of federal funds must be an "eligible participant" as defined in the definitions section of this RFA (Appendix III). 

     

    Examples of eligible projects in this Need Area include activities that enable teaching faculty to:

    1. Develop a self-sustaining model for faculty professional development that better prepares new faculty for teaching careers, or provides retraining for experienced faculty;
    2. Gain experience with recent developments or innovative technology relevant to their teaching responsibilities;
    • Work with scientists or professionals in government, industry, or other colleges or universities to learn new applications in a field;
    1. Expand competence with new methods of information delivery; v. Create assessments that document student learning outcomes or that identify conceptual areas or skills particularly challenging to students, followed by appropriate changes in instructional approaches to effectively address these issues; or
    2. Increase utilization of teaching methods that address the special needs of non- traditional students or students from groups that are underrepresented in the food and agricultural sciences workforce. 

     

    1. Facilitating Interaction with Other Academic Institutions: This need area promotes linkages between baccalaureate degree-granting institutions to maximize the use of resources supporting outstanding education in food and agricultural sciences. Additionally, this need area supports linkages between baccalaureate degree-granting institutions, secondary, and/or 2-year postsecondary institutions to make instruction targeted at undergraduate students available to secondary students as advanced placement credit or as transfer credit from associate-degree programs into baccalaureate-level programs. Faculty research sabbaticals at other academic institutions that will enhance teaching and advising are also supported.  

     

    Examples of eligible projects in this Need Area may include: 

    1. Development and use of articulation agreements, 2+2 or 2+2+2 arrangements, advanced placement credit transfer, or the sharing of faculty and facilities; a project that focuses on developing and implementing comprehensive, multi-institutional practices proven to recruit and retain K-14 level students with a focus on cultivating those students to pursue a 4-year food and agricultural sciences degree. 
    2. A program to reduce duplication of similar educational resources across institutions and to increase instructional efficiencies. Examples may include multi-institutional or interstate approaches to curriculum development, faculty sharing, cross enrollments, joint degrees, regionalization of academic programs, regional and national workshops and symposia, and similar methodologies.
     
  • [Telligen Community Initiative] Health Workforce Development RFP

    https://assets-global.website-files.com/652df56ac2584cf0a1c634f6/656a43cedb40c2fb23bdcd99_2024_TCI_Health_Workforce_Dev_RFP-Due_3-52024_FINAL.pdf

     

    DEADLINE: March 5, 2024

     

    TCI believes the challenges of health workforce shortages and an aging population (health workforce and general public) will require progressive and a fundamental reshaping of the way in which patient care is delivered, especially for primary care. These challenges have been compounded by the global pandemic. TCI envisions change in the point of care and the roles of the interdisciplinary direct care team being factored into the needs of our future health workforce. This is a multi-faceted issue. As such, TCI is interested in supporting a myriad of solutions and approaches with our philanthropy. The following represent methods we could envision supporting with our philanthropic resources:

    • Skilled and inclusive healthcare workforce.
    • Career Laddering
    • Practice and Policy Development
    • Interdisciplinary Education
    • Para-Professional Development
    • First Generation Learners / Student Assistant Programming
    • Youth Career Exploration / STEM
    • Community Health Workers, Health Navigators or Apprenticeships
    • Telehealth / Distance Learning / Rural Access
    • Health Career Degree and Accreditation Planning
    • New Healthcare Workforce Model
    Health Workforce Resiliency 
  • [Telligen Community Initiative] Strengthening Families and Community Health RFP

    https://assets-global.website-files.com/652df56ac2584cf0a1c634f6/656a43d11f45a8c887e6182c_2024_TCI_Strengthening_Families_and_Communities_RFP-Due-7-2-2024_FINAL.pdf

     

    DEADLINE: July 2, 2024

     

    With this Request for Proposals, TCI seeks to emphasize the integration of childhood, family, and community health in new ways for our foundation. TCI wants to resource efforts that advance optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for families, children and youth in the four states that TCI supports. We will prioritize reaching caregivers of people of color and for families with limited financial resources – in rural, frontier, or urban settings. Programs supported can be advancing established evidence-based programs or the refinement of emerging and promising community-based practices. Below are the targeted areas that TCI wants to advance with our philanthropy in this RFP within the Social Determinants of Health. It is also accompanied by illustrative examples of what programmatic efforts and success indicators could be built around. The potential focus or indicators of success are not prescribed or limited to what could be requested for TCI consideration by an applicant. They are just examples meant to stimulate thought, and meet your community needs, and work where our funding could be most impactful to your plan. The overall part of the Social Determinants of Health around which we want to position our funding is strengthening families and efforts that could build family and community resiliency and enhancement of protective factors. These are the only funding themes we intend to support with TCI grant awards.

    • Pre-Pregnancy and Pregnancy (Healthy Births)
    • School Readiness and School Health
    • Healthy Parenting Skill Development/Strengthening Family Supports
    Adverse Childhood Experiences (Aces) Prevention/Protective Factors 
  • [NIH] Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Human Required)

    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-24-076.html

     

    DEADLINE: May 29, 2024

     

    The purpose of the Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant is to provide a new pathway for Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who wish to propose research projects in a new direction for which preliminary data do not exist. Named in honor of the late National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Director, Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is open to a broad range of scientific research relevant to the mission of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs). Proposed projects must represent a change in research direction for the ESI and should be innovative and unique. A distinct feature for this NOFO is that applications must not include preliminary data. PD/PI's who wish to propose research projects consistent with their past work or training and/or supported by preliminary data, should apply to the Parent R01 or other NOFOs allowing for preliminary data. More information and FAQs are available on the Katz award program website.

     
  • [National Science Foundation] Future Manufacturing (FM)

    https://new.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/future-manufacturing-fm

     

    DEADLINE: April 11, 2024

     

    Future Manufacturing supports fundamental research and education that will enable new manufacturing approaches to eliminate scientific technological, educational, economic, and social barriers that limit current manufacturing. Proposals should provide examples of how the research results could lead to transformational manufacturing advances that address significant problems. The research may be use-inspired, strongly motivated by the need to create knowledge or knowhow to help develop practical solutions to address societal challenges. Proposals should provide a vision statement describing the new manufacturing capabilities that could be enabled by the proposed research, and the potential industrial, economic, environmental and societal benefits. They should also describe the implications of the proposed activities on the education of a diverse and skilled technical workforce.

     

    This solicitation seeks proposals to perform fundamental research to enable new manufacturing capabilities in one or more of these thrust areas:

    • Future Cyber Manufacturing Research,
    • Future Eco Manufacturing Research, and
    • Future Biomanufacturing Research.

     

    This solicitation will support the following two award tracks:

    • Future Manufacturing Research Grants (FMRG) - up to $3,000,000 for up to four years; and
    • Future Manufacturing Seed Grants (FMSG) - up to $500,000 for up to two years.

     

    Proposals should take a convergence approach that involves cross-disciplinary partnerships among engineers, scientists, mathematicians, social and behavioral scientists, STEM education researchers, and experts in arts and humanities. Team sizes should be commensurate with the scope of the plans for science, technology, innovation, and education and workforce development.

     
  • [National Council on Family Relations] Darling Family Life Education Research Initiative Grant

    https://www.ncfr.org/awards/ncfr-darling-grant

     

    DEADLINE: April 1, 2024

     

    The purpose of the NCFR Darling Grant is to integrate research into the practice of Family Life Education, a priority for both NCFR and Dr. Carol Darling. The NCFR Darling Grant can help Family Life Educators, researchers, and programs that often lack funding to conduct research needed to support and maintain their projects and services. Examples of potential projects might include the collaboration of a researcher or educator and a practitioner to evaluate the effectiveness of specific Family Life Education programs; examine best practices in designing and/or implementing a program for one or more demographic (e.g., age, sex, class), racial or ethnic, cultural, or historically marginalized groups; compare different programmatic delivery methods such as teaching in-person versus online; assess the impact of state laws and regulations on the dissemination of Family Life Education programs; or examine the implementation of Family Life Education across international settings. Incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the proposal is desirable, if applicable, but not required.

     

    This $5,000 biennial grant is designed to creatively contribute to the Family Science discipline and specifically to Family Life Education. The call for grant proposals is intentionally broad to encourage a variety of innovative projects that meet the grant objectives. Grant proposals should clearly state how the project bridges research and the practice of Family Life Education.

     

    • Application for IRB approval at an approving institution must be submitted prior to submitting a grant application.
    • The principal investigator (PI) must be a current NCFR member and maintain membership throughout the duration of the grant (nonmembers can join NCFR or renew their membership to apply for the grant)
     
  • [NIH] NIMH Short Courses for Mental Health Related Research (R25 -Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-23-265.html

     

    DEADLINE: May 25, 2024

     

    This FOA will support the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative and interactive short courses for scientists interested in learning state-of-the-art skills needed to conduct cutting-edge mental health research. The conceptual and methodological topics included in each short course must be clearly related to the mission of the NIMH and are expected to reflect one or more aspects of the current Strategic Research Priorities of the NIMH. The interests of the NIMH are broad, spanning from basic neuroscience, human genetics/genomics and translational research to interventions and mental health services research across the lifespan.

     

    Mental health research has seen extraordinary changes over the past decade, with the rapid development of new and increasingly complex tools, techniques, and approaches. These developments are expected to continue or increase in pace over the coming years, as the next generation of tools and technologies are being developed via programs like The BRAIN Initiative. There is thus a growing need for individuals to learn cutting-edge research methods and incorporate them in their research. If sufficiently justified, short courses that provide instruction in the rigorous application of more established methods/techniques are appropriate for this funding announcement. Short courses provide a unique opportunity to enable the rapid and widespread dissemination of new methods and approaches.

     
  • [Stranahan Foundation] SPRING 2024 Early Childhood Education RFP

    https://www.stranahanfoundation.org/main/early-childhood-education-funding-cycle/

     

    The Stranahan Foundation’s Early Childhood Education Strategy focuses on increasing access to high-quality early care and education for low-income children (birth to five) by investing in developing and retaining a high-quality, thriving early educator workforce.

     

    The spring 2024 funding cycle will support organizations and projects that advance our Innovation and Proven Professional Development strategies. This cycle has up to $1.1 million in funding available and is focused on soliciting proposals for the following types of projects: 

    • Development, piloting, and refinement of new approachesfor improving knowledge, skills, or practices or growing and sustaining a thriving workforce of early childhood professionals. Innovation requests must have the following: 
      • A clearly defined logic model and plan for evaluating implementation and outcomes related to classroom environments, teacher practices, and, ideally, child learning. 
      • Provide preliminary evidence to advance the applicant’s and Foundation’s understanding of “what works,” for whom, and under what conditions” by the end of the grant period.
      • Have an intention to repeat or scale the innovative approach, if proven successful, to multiple early childhood settings or various geographies.  
    • Expansion or modifications to a clearly defined, proven professional development model enabling future expansion or implementation in a new childhood setting. Proven Professional Development requests must have the following: 
      • Substantial evidence of positive outcomes for early childhood professionals, classroom environments, and, ideally, child learning. The Foundation defines “substantial” as consistent with the definitions of What Works Clearinghouseor ESSA Tier 1 or 2 evidence
      • Clear evidence of repeated, successful implementation in multiple early childhood settings or various geographies.  

     

    This cycle, we are particularly interested in approaches and models designed to 1) build early childhood professionals’ knowledge, skills, and classroom practices to support children’s behavioral and social-emotional health and/or 2) grow the pipeline of high-quality educators in early childhood settings. These were the most requested needs by more than 50+ early childhood providers in our summer 2023 Provider cycle.

     

    REQUIRED Letter of Intent due: January 16, 2024

    DEADLINE: March 20, 2024

     
  • [Office of Naval Research] Science, Technology, Engineering And Mathematic (STEM) Program

    https://www.nre.navy.mil/work-with-us/funding-opportunities/office-naval-research-onr-science-technology-engineering-and

     

    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is for STEM education programs and activities, which is formal or informal education that is primarily focused on physical and natural sciences, technology, engineering, social sciences, and mathematics disciplines, topics, or issues (including environmental science education or stewardship).

     

    STEM education programs and activities that could be supported by this FOA include one or more of the following as the primary objective:

    • Develop learners’ knowledge, skill, or interest in STEM.
    • Attract students to pursue certifications, licenses, or degrees (two-year degrees through post-doctoral degrees) or careers in STEM fields.
    • Provide growth and research opportunities for post-secondary, college and graduate students in STEM fields, such as working with researchers or conducting research that is primarily intended to further education.
    • Improve mentor/educator (K-12 pre-service or in-service, post-secondary, and informal) quality in STEM areas.
    • Improve or expand the capacity of institutions to promote or foster STEM fields.

     

    This FOA will not consider applications for research, with the exception of those whose primary purpose is intended to further education (as described in third bullet above) and that are not expected to generate intellectual property. Efforts for research, including those supporting STEM, should be submitted under the current fiscal year Long Range BAA.

     

    DEADLINE: April 2, 2024

     
  • [International Literacy Association] Elva Knight Research Grant

    https://www.literacyworldwide.org/docs/default-source/awards-and-grants/ila-elva-knight-research-grant-guidelines.pdf?sfvrsn=c767a28e_28  

     

    The International Literacy Association (ILA) Elva Knight Research Grant provides a grant up to US$5,000 biennially for promising research that addresses significant questions for the discipline of reading/literacy research and practice. The grant is intended to provide researchers with the opportunity to develop important perspectives on the reading/literacy field.

    To be eligible, all applicants (including coapplicants) must be ILA members in good standing and maintain active membership through June 30, 2025.

     

    DEADLINE: March 15, 2024

     
  • [Mental Research Institute] Small Grants to explore and support the development of innovative interactional, systemic approaches to understanding and improving human relationships

    This grant requires a 501c3 status; please consult with Everett Miller at the OSU Foundation (emiller@osugiving.com) if you are interested in applying for this grant.

     

    https://mri.org/apply  

     

    The Mental Research Institute provides small grants to fund breakthrough research projects that use an interactional approach to facilitate healthy relationships. Before applying, please insure that your research project is aligned with MRI’s mission “to explore and support the development of innovative interactional, systemic approaches to understanding and improving human relationships.”

    Funding from MRI will range up to $75K based on the availability of funds and the scope of the project. Small grants, up to $5K, will be considered for graduate students for their doctoral dissertation project related research. Such projects must have been approved by their dissertation/project committee.

     

    DEADLINE: Proposals are normally reviewed on a rolling monthly basis.

     
  • [FAA] Aviation Research Grants

    https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328902

     

    The FAA Aviation Research Grants Program encourages and supports innovative, advanced research of potential benefit to the long-term growth of civil aviation and commercial space transportation. The pursuit of basic and applied research in scientific and engineering disciplines that have the potential to further knowledge and understanding on a broad front of emerging technologies is crucial to the realization of this goal. The intent is to encourage applied research and development to enhance technology assimilation, transfer, and development in the FAA. The FAA Aviation Research Grants Program does not require the immediate application to Research and Development (R&D) programs, although this may occur in some cases. The FAA encourages the submission of proposals that embrace the entire spectrum of physical, chemical, biological, medical, psychological, mathematical, and engineering sciences.

     

    Areas that contribute to the FAA mission of improving aviation safety, capacity, efficiency, and security are:

    1. Capacity and Air Traffic Control Technology
    2. Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance
    3. Aviation Weather
    4. Airports
    5. Aircraft Safety Technology
    6. Human Factors and Aviation Medicine
    7. Systems Science/Operations Research

     

    White Paper/Pre-Application Submission Deadlines (optional): June 3, 2024 

    New Grant Application Submission Deadlines: July 3, 2023.

     
  • [Robert Wood Johnson Foundation] Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health

    https://www.rwjf.org/en/grants/active-funding-opportunities/2020/pioneering-ideas-submission.html

     

    Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health welcomes proposals that are primed to influence health equity in the future. We seek ideas that address any of RWJF’s Pioneering Ideas for an Equitable Future team’s four current areas of focus described below: 1) Future of Evidence; 2) Future of Social Interaction; 3) Future of Food; and 4) Future of Work. Additionally, under Open Exploration, also described below, this call for proposals seeks ideas that might fall outside of these four focus areas but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and our progress toward a Culture of Health.

     

    DEADLINE:  Proposals will be accepted throughout the year on a rolling admission.

     
  • [NIH] Health Services and Economic Research on the Treatment of Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use Disorders (R01, R21, or R03)

    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DA-23-012.html

     

    The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applications to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of special interest in grant applications to conduct rigorous health services and economic research to maximize the availability and delivery of efficient, effective drug, alcohol, and tobacco treatment and recovery support services. Examples of such research include: (1) clinical quality improvement; (2) quality improvement in services organization and management; (3) implementation science; (4) availability, demand, access, and financing; (5) effectiveness; and (6) development or improvement of research methodology, analytic approaches, and measurement instrumentation.

     

    DEADLINE: NIH Standard due dates

    R01 - Research Project Grant: due 02/05, 06/05, and 10/05

    R03 - Small Grant Program: due 02/16, 06/16, and 10/16

    R21 - Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant: due 02/16, 06/16, and 10/16

     
  • [NIH] R01 or R34: Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings

    NIH: Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-23-092.html

     

    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages studies that develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in low-resourced settings in the United States. Studies should identify and use innovative approaches to remediate barriers to provision, receipt, and/or benefit from evidence-based practices (EBPs) and generate new information about factors integral to achieving equity in mental health outcomes for underserved populations. Research generating new information about factors causing/reducing disparities are strongly encouraged, including due consideration of the needs of individuals across the life span.

    This FOA is published in parallel to a companion R34, PAR-23-103,  that supports pilot studies in preparation for the larger-scale studies described here.

     

    NIH: Implementing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Equity in Outcomes (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-23-103.html

     

    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) supports pilot work for subsequent  studies testing the effectiveness of strategies to deliver evidence-based mental health services, treatment interventions, and/or preventive interventions (EBPs) in low-resourced mental health specialty and non-specialty settings within the United States. The FOA targets settings where EBPs are not currently delivered or delivered with fidelity, such that there are disparities in mental health and related functional outcomes (e.g., employment, educational attainment, stable housing, integration in the community, treatment of comorbid substance use disorders) for the population(s) served. Implementation strategies should identify and use innovative approaches to remediate barriers to provision, receipt, and/or benefit from EBPs and generate new information about factors integral to achieving equity in mental health outcomes for underserved populations. Research generating new information about factors causing/reducing disparities is strongly encouraged, including due consideration for the needs of individuals across the life span. Applications proposing definitive tests of an implementation strategy should respond to the companion R01 announcement PAR-23-092.

     

    DEADLINE:  NIH Standard Due Dates

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