Limited Submissions

Brain Research Foundation
Internal Deadline: May 16, 2018

 Brain Research Foundation (BRF) Annual Scientific Innovations Award supports innovative discovery science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.
Limited Submission: One senior faculty member
Award Amount:  $150,000 for a two-year period
Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli.

William T. Grant Scholars
Internal Deadline: May 16, 2018

The William T. Grant Scholars Program is for early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. The foundation is currently focused on youth ages 5 to 25 in the United States. The foundation encourages research based off the understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and the use of research evidence in policy and practice.
Limited Submission: One applicant per major division of the University (Social, Behavioral, or Health Sciences.)
Award Amount: $350,000 over a five-year period
Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli.

Edward J. Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation – Mallinckrodt Grant
Internal Deadline: May 16, 2018

The mission of the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Limited Submission: One applicant
Award Amount: $60,000 per year for 3 years
Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli.

Pathway Program: Diabetes Research Awards
Internal Deadline: May 16, 2018 

The Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program supports innovative basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, behavioral, or health services research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication. The Association seeks exceptional candidates from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, computing, physics, mathematics and engineering.
Limited Submission: One applicant total. Please indicate on your research statement which award (Initiator, Accelerator, or Visionary) you are applying for.
Award Amount:

  • Initiator Award – Phase I up to $100,00 and Phase II up to $325,000
  • Accelerator Award – $325,000 for 5 years
  • Visionary Award – Phase I and II up to $325,000

Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli. 

Searle Scholars
Internal Deadline May 16, 2018

The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. The program was established at the Chicago Community Trust in 1980 and has been administered by Kinship Foundation since 1996. The Searle Scholars program is funded from the estates of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Searle.
Limited Submission: Two applicants
Award Amount: $100,000 per year for 3 years
Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli.

Pew Medical Scholars
Internal Deadline: May 16, 2018

The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.
Limited Submission: One applicant
Award Amount: $75,000 per year for 4 years
Please submit your internal application to InfoReady, the VPR limited submission competition site. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Mia Leonelli.

NEA – ART WORKS
Internal Deadline: May 21, 2018

Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program. Through project-based funding, we support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. Projects may be large or small, existing or new, and may take place in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
Limited Submission: One Application
Award Amount: $10,000-$100,000

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