Deadline Extended for Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Grant
The deadline for the submission of applications for the SEC faculty travel grant is now extended to June 30, 2015. The program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. It gives faculty members from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus. New Deadline: June 30, 2015.
It is not too late to consider an application for a Fulbright scholar award! The deadline is August 3, 2015. The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty members in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide. Please contact Alan Rutenberg in UT’s Office of Research and Engagement for questions and a full application review. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recognize individuals for their mentoring of persons from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. . Deadline: June 19, 2015.
Research grants typically range from $100,000 to $600,000 and cover two to three years of support.
Letters of inquiry are due by 3:00 p.m. on August 4, 2015.
William T. Grant Distinguished Fellows
This mid-career fellowship enables researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to work in settings that are outside of their traditional roles. Researchers immerse themselves in policy or practice settings and policymakers and practitioners work in research settings. Fellowships are up to $175,000 and range between six months and two years. In addition, fellowship sites may request up to $25,000 to defray costs associated with hosting a Fellow. Winners will be influential and mid-career practitioners, policymakers, or researchers. Next deadline (letters of inquiry): August 4, 2015.
William T. Grant Scholars
This career development program supports promising early-career researchers with interests in reducing inequality or understanding the use of research evidence. Four to six William T. Grant Scholars are selected each year, and each receives $350,000 distributed over a five-year period. Winners shall have received terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) within seven years of submitting the application. For Ph.Ds this is the date the doctoral degree was conferred. In medicine, the seven-year maximum is dated from the completion of the first residency. Next deadline: July 8, 2015.
Open Meadows Foundation: Women-led Projects that Benefit Women and Girls
Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking projects that promote gender/racial/economic justice. The projects must be led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. Grants of up to $2000 for projects that: are designed and implemented by women and girls; reflect the diversity of the community served by the project in both its leadership and organization; promote building community power; and have limited financial access or have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. Deadline August 15, 2015.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Healthy Eating Research Grants
Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a national program of RWJF that supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among groups at highest risk for obesity: Black, Latino, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander children, and children who live in lower-income communities (urban, suburban, and/or rural). This call for proposals is for two types of awards aimed at providing advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic: Round 9 grants and RWJF New Connections grants. Deadline July 1, 2015 (Concept papers).
NIHCM Grants to Advance Health Care Financing, Delivery, Management, or Policy
The National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation supports innovative investigator-initiated research with high potential to inform improvements to the U.S. health care system. Projects must advance the existing knowledge base in the areas of health care financing, delivery, management and/or policy. The fourth round of grant making under this program is now underway. NIHCM Foundation is making a total of up to $250,000 available and expects to fund 4 to 5 studies from this amount. Deadline July 13, 2015.
NASA Grants for Citizen Science Asteroid Data, Education, and Tools
The goal of the Asteroid Grand Challenge (AGC) is to “find all asteroid threats to human population and know what to do about them.” The AGC program within NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) coordinates with and enhances NASA-sponsored asteroid efforts by engaging nontraditional partners, such as the private sector, non-Governmental organizations, coders, amateur astronomers, citizen scientists, do it yourself scientists and engineers, and the public, to collaboratively meet this challenge through open science and open innovation. Deadline June 15, 2015.
Spencer Foundation The New Civics Small Research Grants
For research proposals to the initiative on the New Civics with budgets of $50,000 or less. Deadline: August 20, 2015.
CNCS 2015 National Service and Civic Engagement Research Competition
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to engage the broader community of academic researchers involved in studying and evaluating national service, volunteerism, and civic infrastructure. CNCS seeks applications that build on existing research in the field, address gaps in knowledge, and provide new ideas and methodological approaches to the study of national service and civic engagement. CNCS anticipates funding projects in two categories: Dissertation and Scholars. Applicants may submit applications in one or both of the award categories. Deadline: July 16, 2015.