Funding opportunities

Deadlines are approaching on the following funding opportunities. For more information use the links below or go directly to the funding page on the CALS Research Division website at

Non-federal opportunities (Nov. 16-30 deadlines)
– Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships For Minorities

– Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

– Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

– Mint Industry Research Council

– Tel Aviv University — Dan David Prize

Deadlines requiring internal UW competition
Sponsors may limit the number of applications that an institution may submit for a particular grant program. The Graduate School will coordinate these submissions for research opportunities by determining whether multiple candidates wish to apply and organizing an impartial review to select the most competitive proposal(s) to send forward to the funding agency. The following announcements have recently been posted:

NSF-Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program Instrument Development and Acquisition Solicitation

NIH-NIGMS’ Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

Federal funding opportunities

DOE/Chicago Service Center — Annual Notice Submission of Renewal and Supplemental Applications for Office of Science Grants and Cooperative
Agreements Grant

DOE/Chicago Service Center — Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program Grant

DOE/Chicago Service Center — Abrupt Climate Change Modeling: Climate Change Prediction Program Grant

EPA — 5th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

EPA — 6th Edition of Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings Grant

HHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Improving Health and Educational Outcomes of Young People
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NASA/NASA Headquarters — ROSES 2007: Discovery and Scout Mission Capabilities Expansion Grant

NIH — NINDS Diversity Research Education Grants in Neuroscience (R25) Grant

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NIH — Neurotechnology Research, Development, and Enhancement (R21)
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NIH — Research on Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders (R03)
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NIH — Shared Neurobiology of Fragile X Syndrome and Autism (R03)
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NIH — Educational Programs for Population Research (R25)
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NIH — Technology and Methods Development for Genomics, Population Genomics and ELSI (R01) Grant

NIH — Feasibility Studies to Develop Technology and Methods for Genomics, Population Genomics and ELSI (R21) Grant

NIH — Genetic and Genomic Resources for Emerging Non-Mammalian Model Organisms (R24) Grant

NIH — Research on Research Integrity (R21) Grant

NIH — Research on Research Integrity (R03)Grant

NIH — Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program Grant

NIH — In Utero Exposure to Bioactive Food Components and Mammary Cancer Risk (R21)
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NIH — Correlative Studies with Specimens from Multi-Site Trials (R21)
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NIH — The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22)
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NIH — Exfoliated Cells and Circulating DNA in Cancer Detection and Diagnosis(R21)
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NIH — National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Education and Career Development Program (R25)
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NIH — Immunology of Biofilms (R21)
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NIH — Cancer Education Grants Program (R25)
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NIH — Enhancing Developmental Biology Research at Undergraduate Institutions (R15) Grant

NIH — NIAID Science Education Awards (R25) Grant

NIH — Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grants (T35)
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NIH — Diet-Induced Changes in Inflammation as Determinants of Colon Cancer (R21)
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NIH — Pilot Studies in Pancreatic Cancer (R21)
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NIH — Pilot Studies in Pancreatic Cancer (R03)
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NSF — Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation Grant

NSF — Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering Grant

NSF — EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships Grant

NSF — Center for Research at the Interface of the Mathematical and Biological Sciences Grant

NSF — Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems Grant

NSF — Instrumentation for Materials Research Grant

USAID/South Africa USAID-Pretoria — USAID/South Africa Office of Economic Growth – “South African International Business Linkages Program (SAIBL)-Phase 2
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USDA/CSREES — Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program Grant

USDA/CSREES — Critical Issues: Emerging and New Plant and Animal Pests and Diseases Grant

USDA/CSREES — Critical Issues: Emerging and New Plant and Animal Pests and Diseases
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