Research Funding Opportunities, News & Info

For budget help with any of the below funding opportunities, contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities as posted to the “Research funding opportunities, news & info” blog.
Find a compilation of grant funding opportunities for graduate students (fellowship, dissertation, travel/conference grants, etc.).

UPDATE: See the COVID-19 Updates Related to Sponsored Programs for impacts of COVID-19 on research activities.

Funding Opportunities for the week of March 10-14, 2020

The UW BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’ Health) program is an NIH-funded institutional K12 grant mechanism at the UW SMPH that fosters mentored research career development of early career faculty (scholars) who wish to develop independent careers focused on women’s health or sex/gender differences research. BIRCWH scholars must be early-career faculty members engaged in women’s health or sex/gender differences research. See full eligibility criteria and application guidelines for more information. Scholars are supported at 75% protected research time, up to $100,000 salary, plus fringe, and are provided a modest research allowance. Applications are due April 6, 2020.

The Russell Sage Foundation’s visiting scholar program, established over thirty years ago, is a unique opportunity for social scientists to pursue research projects that investigate essential questions on social, economic, and political life in the U.S. while in residence in New York City. The program fosters the exchange of ideas in a vibrant interdisciplinary environment and promotes collaborations between researchers. Applications are reviewed by outside experts; final selections are made by RSF trustees. Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will be accepted until June 25, 2020.

USDA-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) has released their annual RFP for pre-and post-doctoral fellowships and undergraduate research support, via the Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Program. EWD invites applications in five areas: professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, and a brand-new program for agricultural workforce training. Fellowship applications are due Thursday August 13, 2020.

News and Updates

NIH news includes an upcoming public webinar on March 16 to answer questions about the next NIH-wide strategic plan; and an update to NIH’s continuous submission policy.

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