This page includes current funding opportunities, as well as opportunities where no date was specified. (These could include rolling applications, or the data feed may just not have included the date. Please check the Website in each funding opportunity.) The list is sorted in descending order by final deadline date.

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Amount:
USD $2,500,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Dec 01, 2020
The purpose of the updated ViCTER program is to use the R01 mechanism to foster and promote early-stage transdisciplinary collaborations and/or translational research efforts among fundamental (technology and mechanism oriented), clinical (patient-oriented) and population-based researchers in the environmental health field. The newly established collaborative teams will come together in common...
NIFA
Amount:
USD $45,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Mar 23, 2020
Projects supported by the Higher Education Challenge Grants Program will: (1) address a state, regional, national, or international educational need; (2) involve a creative or non-traditional approach toward addressing that need that can serve as a model to others; (3) encourage and facilitate better working relationships in the university science and education community, as well as between...
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Amount:
USD $800,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 23, 2020
The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology. The Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG) is a NIFA-administered competitive grants...
National Energy Technology Laboratory
Amount:
USD $35,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 15, 2020
The overall objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to accelerate wide-scale deployment of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) through assessing and verifying safe and cost-effective anthropogenic CO2 commercial-scale storage sites, and carbon capture and/or purification technologies.
National Science Foundation
Amount:
USD $8,500,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 30, 2019
Final Deadline:
Dec 02, 2019
NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone. This network will consist of two components that will work together to advance knowledge, education, and outreach in this convergent science: 1) Thematic Clusters of fixed or temporary locations will conduct basic research on significant, overarching scientific...
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Nov 19, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real-world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of...
Amount:
USD $675,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 27, 2019
Final Deadline:
Nov 15, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Moore Inventor Fellows competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you! Internal Submission Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019 Award Cycle: 2020 Discipline/Subject Area: Outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and technology solutions to enhance scientific research, strengthen environmental...
Idaho Field Office
Amount:
USD $5,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Nov 14, 2019
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) provides funding to support crosscutting nuclear energy research and development (R&D), and associated infrastructure support activities, to develop innovative technologies that offer the promise of dramatically improved performance for advanced reactors and fuel cycle concepts, while maximizing the use of DOE resources. The...
Amount:
USD $30,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Oct 02, 2019
Final Deadline:
Nov 06, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the VentureWell Faculty Grants competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you!   Internal Submission Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Funding Organization's Deadline: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Award Cycle: 2020 Discipline/Subject Area: STEM based inventors and innovators Funding Available: 30,000.00 URL...
Amount:
USD $300,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 12, 2019
Final Deadline:
Oct 17, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you! Internal Submission Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019 Funding Organization's Deadline: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019-2020 Discipline/Subject Area: Outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and...
Undefined
Amount:
USD $20,000 (USD unless defined below)
The National Geographic Society awards grants for scientific field research and exploration through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must have both a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest.Applications are generally limited to the following disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, ...
Energy Foundation
The Climate Program seeks to build support for effective policies that would put a price on carbon and help us avoid the most serious impacts of climate change.We support work to advance policy solutions at both the federal and state levels. Our grantees work on building carbon markets in leading states and regions such as California and the Northeast, and at the national level on a ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 03, 2015
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): Summer Stipends Program Deadline: October 1, 2015 Institutional Limit: Two Faculty Members               Internal Deadline: Information needed by: 8/3/2015 (emailed to limitedsubs@psu.edu   NEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced...
Amount:
USD $80,000 (USD unless defined below)
Graduate students in kinesiology and other graduate programs at Penn State have a unique opportunity to become innovators in physiology, bioinformatics, and genomics fields thanks to a recently awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With the advent of big data science and precision medicine initiatives, the NIH is prioritizing advanced training in issues related to...
The U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) supports scientific research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, and NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) provides operational research support for these projects. OPP's Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) supports research to 1) expand fundamental knowledge of the Antarctic region, 2) improve understanding of interactions between the Antarctic region and global...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The goal of Sloan's Synthetic Biology initiative is to identify the risks associated with research in and applications of synthetic biology and to assess the ethical, regulatory, and public policy implications of these risks. Grantmaking aims to educate scientists, policy makers, journalists and the public about synthetic biology, improve biosecurity and biosafety within the field, lay ...
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program provides opportunities for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Postdoctoral graduates to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) research and administrative projects at multiple EPA laboratories and research centers. We are...
Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
Supports mentored doctoral research projects in priority areas of arboriculture and urban forestry. The Research Fellowship Grant is offered as funds are available.Award amount: $100,000 ...
NSF
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 19, 2016
REMINDER: This year we are starting the NSF-MRI downselect early to allow the PIs more time to prepare their proposals. Please note that major deadlines will be occurring over the summer. If you are aware of any PIs who may be interested in the downselect, please inform them now so they can plan accordingly. Limit: Penn State may only submit 3 proposals.  Up to 2 of the 3 proposals may be...
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The Bigelow Award is presented "to those who make significant inquiries into the phenomena of the sea." The award was established in 1960 by the Institution's Board of Trustees in honor of the first Director, biologist Henry Bryant Bigelow, who was also the first recipient. Bigelow served as WHOI Director from 1930 to 1940, as President of the Corporation from 1940 to 1950, and Chairman of the ...

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