ACADEMIC RESEARCH

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grant Seekers

This is a collection of grant opportunities and, if applicable, grant-related training opportunities that are currently available from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and other sources (April 8, 2014). Please note that they are divided by academic discipline and thus allow for easy navigation. The links listed below will change as new grant opportunities become available. In addition to checking the already existing external grant opportunities, do not hesitate to check this site on a regular basis.

 

AGRICULTURE

Deadline Date – April 8, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Value Added Producer Grant

Description – The primary objective of the VAPG program is to help agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of bio-based value-added products.

Size of Grant - $200,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248375

 

Deadline Date – May 2, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – – Tribal Colleges Extension Program - Capacity

Description – The Tribal Colleges Extension Services Program provides funding to (1) increase Extension program capacity at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions; and (2) address special needs, take advantage of important opportunities, and/or demonstrate long-term sustained benefits of Extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Awards will be made to support one or more of the following Extension base program areas: Agriculture; Community Resources and Economic Development; Family Development and Resource Management; 4-H and Youth Development; Leadership and Volunteer Development; Natural Resources and Environmental Management; and Nutrition, Diet and Health.

Size of Grant - $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/tribal_extension.html

 

Deadline Date – June 8, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Tribal Colleges Extension Program

Description – The purpose of the TCEP is to enable 1994 institutions to deliver science-based, culturally relevant extension education programs designed to address public needs and improve quality of life. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect NIFA's national critical needs areas: 1) Development of sustainable energy; 2) Increased global food security; 3) Adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change; 4) Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and 5)Improved food safety. The Tribal Colleges Extension Program-Special Emphasis (TCEP-SE) for fiscal year (FY) 2014 will be to conduct specialized, focused projects as complements to full extension department operations.

Size of Grant - $170,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/tribal_extension_special.html

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

Deadline Date – August 18, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2)

Description – Avenir means future in French, and this award looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. The award will support those in an early stage of their career who may lack the preliminary data required for an R01 grant, but who propose high impact research and who show promise of being tomorrow's leaders in the field.

Size of Grant - $300,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-006.html

 

ARTS, CULTURE AND HUMANITIES

Deadline Date – September 25, 2014

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Bilateral Digital Humanities Program Grant

Description – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in the United States and the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V., DFG) are working together to offer support for projects that contribute to developing and implementing digital infrastructures and services for humanities research. In order to encourage new approaches and develop innovative methods in any field of the humanities, these grants provide funding for up to three years in any of the following areas: developing innovative methods, as well as standards and best practices, for building and merging digital collections that are significant and of major current interest, for use in humanities research; developing and implementing generic tools, methods, and techniques for accessing and processing digital resources relevant to humanities research; creating new digital modes of scholarly communication and publishing that facilitate international cooperation and dissemination of humanities scholarship; and developing models for effectively managing digital data generated in humanities research projects (for example, texts, audio files, photographs, 3D objects) and exemplifying those models in case studies.

Size of Grant - $350,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/nehdfg-bilateral-digital-humanities-program

 

Deadline Date – June 11, 2014

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Bridging Cultures through Film

Description – The Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics program supports films that examine international themes and subjects in the humanities. The films are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring countries and cultures outside of the United States.

Size of Grant - $650,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/bridging-cultures-through-film-international-topics

 

Deadline Date – June 11, 2014

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Bridging Cultures Through Film

Description - The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects such as websites, mobile applications, games, and virtual environments that significantly contribute to the public’s engagement with humanities ideas.

Size of Grant - $100,000 

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/digital-projects-the-public

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Deadline Date – May 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – National Training and Technical Assistance: Anti-Human Trafficking Training for Law Enforcement and State Prosecutors

Description – The purpose of this FY 2014 competitive funding announcement is to select a provider to deliver nationwide, anti-human trafficking training and technical assistance (TTA) services to law enforcement agencies as well as state prosecutors who are increasingly seeing human trafficking cases but are unprepared to work with victims and/or prosecute the crime. These services include, but are not limited to, training sessions and educational sessions developed and conducted by relevant subject matter experts.

Size of Grant - $400,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14HTTTAsol.pdf

 

Deadline Date – May 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – National Mentoring Programs

Description – This solicitation supports national mentoring organizations in their efforts to strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities within local chapters or subawardees. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, or peer mentoring services for at-risk and underserved youth populations. Successful applicants should implement programs that will recognize and address the factors that can lead to or serve as a catalyst for delinquency or other problem behaviors in underserved youth.

Size of Grant – 6 awards

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web - http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/NationalMentoring.pdf

 

Deadline Date – May 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US department of Justice

Category – Second Chance Comprehensive Statewide Juvenile Reentry System Reform Planning

Description – The Second Chance Act provides a comprehensive response to the increasing number of incarcerated adults and juveniles who are released from prison, jail, and juvenile residential facilities and are returning to their communities. Developing a juvenile reentry system that reduces recidivism and improves positive youth outcomes is extremely challenging for even the most sophisticated state or local juvenile correctional agency. This solicitation will provide funding for 12-month planning grants during which time state or local-level juvenile justice agencies will convene a reentry task force and develop and finalize a comprehensive statewide juvenile reentry systems reform strategic plan.

Size of Grant – 8 awards of $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes 

Web - http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/2ndChanceReform.pdf

 

Deadline Date – May 12, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – Multi-State Mentoring Initiative Delinquency Prevention

Description – This solicitation supports qualified, established mentoring organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities within local chapters or subawardees. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, or peer mentoring services for at-risk and underserved youth populations. Successful applicants should implement programs that will recognize and address the factors that can lead to or serve as a catalyst for delinquency or other problem behaviors in underserved youth.

Size of Grant – 10 awards

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/MultiStateMentoring.pdf

 

Deadline Date – May 15, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – Mentoring for Child Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking Initiative

Description – There are two categories of funding available under this solicitation. Category 1: Mentoring Project Sites. This program supports efforts of eligible applicant organizations to develop or enhance their mentoring capacity, facilitate outreach efforts, and increase the availability of direct services for child victims (younger than age 18) of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking, including children who are US citizens or legal permanent residents. Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance.

Size of Grant – 4 awards of $500,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/CVCSEDSTMentoring.pdf

 

Deadline Date – May 27, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – Juvenile Justice Practitioner-Researcher Partnership for Mentoring Children

Description – This demonstration program will support a practitioner-researcher partnership to develop and evaluate new mentoring practices to serve the needs of youth whose parents are incarcerated.

Size of Grant – 2 awards of $2.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web – http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/PartnershipMentoringCOIP.pdf

 

EDUCATION

Deadline Date – May 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Education

Category – Turnaround School Leaders Program

Description – The Turnaround School Leaders Program supports projects to develop and implement or enhance and implement a leadership pipeline that selects, prepares, places, supports, and retains school leaders for School Improvement Grant schools and/or SIG-eligible schools in a local educational agency or consortium of LEAs.

Size of Grant – 8 awards totaling $14 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-03-28/pdf/2014-06695.pdf

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline Date – March 31, 2015

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category – Fellowships for Early Career Researchers

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252981

Department of Justice

Office of Justice Programs

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 14 Visiting Fellows Program

Grant

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253075

 

Deadline Date – June 4, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Justice

Category – Visiting Fellows Program

Description – Through the BJA Visiting Fellows Program, BJA announces plans to invest in the field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross developmental opportunities for DOJ staff and practitioners and researchers in the criminal justice field. Awards made under the BJA Visiting Fellows Program will fund fellowships for a total period of 12–18 months, including a residency period of at least 6–12 months onsite at BJA in Washington, D.C. The goal of the fellowship is to make important policy and programmatic contributions in a priority area of criminal justice practice.

Size of Grant – 5 awards

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14VisitingFellowsSol.pdf

 

HEALTH FIELDS

Deadline Date – July 18, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIAID

Category – Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center (UM2)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-14-016.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIAID

Category – Targeting Latently Infected Cells Without Reactivation (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-14-021.html

 

Deadline Date – May 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services FDA

Category – Dissolution Methods for Suspension and Emulsion Ocular Drug Products

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-14-009.html

 

Deadline Date – September 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIMH

Category – Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-15-400.html

 

Deadline Date – June 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – High Impact Neuroscience Research

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-14-006.html

 

Deadline Date – August 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense

Category – Bone Marrow Failure Idea Development

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253173

 

Deadline Date – June 16, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Biology of Manual Therapies (R21)

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-167.html

 

Deadline Date – June 30, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Early Phase Clinical Trials in Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-166.html

 

Deadline Date – June 30, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Targeting Latently Infected Cells without Reactivation (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-14-021.html

 

Deadline Date – May 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253179

 

Deadline Date – May 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253180

 

Deadline Date – August 15, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Breast Cancer Innovator Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253181

 

Deadline Date – August 15, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Breast Cancer Era of Hope Scholar Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253182

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Deadline Date – May 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Clinical Studies of Mental Illness Not Involving Treatment Development, Efficacy or Effectiveness Trials

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-165.html

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – May 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Effects of Cannabis Use and Cannabinoids on the Developing Brain (R03)

Description – This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications from institutions and organizations that propose to study the effects and functional consequences of cannabis and cannabinoid exposures on the developing brain, from pre-, peri-, post-natal development through young adulthood in animal models and humans. Topics of interest pertaining to this PA include, but are not limited to: molecular and cellular mechanisms of cannabis/cannabinoid effects on the developing brain; long term functional consequences of cannabis/cannabinoid exposure on learning and memory, cognitive and emotional development.

Size of Grant - $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-164.html

 

Deadline Date – June 24, 2014

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program

Description – The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program initially has one priority research theme - Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (DESE); in addition, proposals are encouraged on any other crosscutting, interdisciplinary theme.

Size of Grant – 10 awards totaling $30 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14548

 

Deadline Date – September 5, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category – Planetary Protection Research

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252972

 

Deadline Date – June 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – High Impact Neuroscience Research

Description – This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports high impact efforts to make resources available to neuroscience researchers. Projects should engage in one or more of the following activities: propagation of cutting edge reagents or techniques, dissemination of resources to new user groups, or innovative approaches to increase the scale/efficiency of resource production and delivery. Size of Grant – 5 awards totaling $1.2 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-14-006.html

 

Deadline Date – April 28, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category – Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252978

 

Deadline Date – May 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – Development and Training in Isotope Production

Description – The US Department of Energy announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development on alternative methods to produce radioactive and enriched stable isotopes needed for a wide variety of research and applications.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253061

 

TRANSPORTATION

Deadline Date – May 5, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Transportation

Category – Federal Motor Carrier Safety

Description – The CMVOST grant is a nationwide Federal financial assistance program intended to reduce the severity and number of crashes on US roads involving commercial motor vehicles by training operators and future operators in the safe use of such vehicles.

Size of Grant – 12 awards of $250,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes 

Web - https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=49306

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

Deadline Date – May 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Sciences NIH    

Category – Blueprint Program for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity Through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences

Description – The goal of this NIH Blueprint R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. To this end, this funding opportunity announcement encourages the development of creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences, Courses for Skills Development, and Mentoring Activities.

Size of Grant – Total of $2.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-14-010.html

 

VETERANS

Deadline Date – May 27, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Veterans Affairs

Category – Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas

Size of Grant – 20 awards of $50,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253221

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