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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 www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding.

Non-federal opportunities:

American Horticulture Society (AHS)
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/hort.html

American Heart Association — National Awards
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/ahanational.html

American Heart Association — Greater Midwest Affiliate
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/ahanorthland.html

American Diabetes Association
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/diabetes.html

CALS/Graduate School/WARF/WCIA — Cultivars and Other Plant Germplasm Program
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/warfcultivars.html

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/jdrf.html

Muscular Dystrophy Association
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/mda.html

The Waterbird Society
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/Funding/abstracts/waterbird.html

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. (Please notify preaward@cals.wisc.edu of your intent to apply for any of these opportunities.)

2008-2009 INIC-Fellowship Nominations: The Graduate School is announcing procedures for nominating and selecting junior faculty members for fellowships that limit the number of applicants that may be submitted from an individual institution. For details, see The Graduate School’s website at http://info.gradsch.wisc.edu/research/researchfunding/fundingopps/INICnewprocedure.html
Deadline to The Graduate School: July 9, 2008

  • Beckman Young Investigators Program
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases Program
  • W.M. Keck Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research Award
  • Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship Program
  • Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
  • Searle Scholars Program

NSF – International Materials Institutes [NSF 08-593]: The Graduate School is announcing procedures for nominations to submit under this opportunity, which limits only one full proposal from UW-Madison. For details, see The Graduate School’s website at http://info.gradsch.wisc.edu/research/researchfunding/NSFInternationalMaterialsInstitute.html

Deadline to The Graduate School: Nominations are due on June 4; Applications are due for internal review at 4:30 pm, Wednesday, June 11.

Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists: The Graduate School is announcing procedures for nominations to submit under this opportunity, which limits UW-Madison to 5 applicants. For details, see The Graduate School’s website at
http://info.gradsch.wisc.edu/research/researchfunding/BurroughsWellcome.html

Deadline to The Graduate School: Nominations are due on September 1; Applications are due for internal review at 4:30 pm, Wednesday, September 10.

Federal opportunities:

CNCS – Learn and Serve America 2008 Higher Education College Student Social Media Initiative
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41101

CNCS – Expanding Research on Volunteerism and National Service Cooperative Agreement
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41527

DOD – Autism Research Program
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp.htm

DOD/Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – Surface Catalysis for Energy (SurfCat)
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41690

DOE/National Energy Technology Laboratory – Phosphors and Conversion Materials
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=17615

DOS – Ocean and International Environmental Scientific
Strengthening Sustainable Agricultural Initiatives (Coffee, Bananas, Cacao)
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41287

EPA – Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41583

EPA – National Risk Management Research Laboratory Innovation and Research for Water Infrastructure for the 21st Century
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41081

EPA – Innovative and Integrative Approaches for Advancing Public Health Protection Through Water Infrastructure Sustainability
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41485

Eppendorf/Science (AAAS)- Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
http://www.eppendorf.com/int/index.php?l=1&action=awards&contentid=3&sitemap=7.10.3

Fulbright Scholar Program – Agricultural positions featured in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe
http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/

GE Healthcare/Science (AAAS) – GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists
http://www4.gelifesciences.com/APTRIX/upp01077.nsf/Content/science

HHS/National Institutes of Health – Stem Cells and Cancer (R21)
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=17611

HHS/National Institutes of Health – Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (K12)
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=10000

North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program – 2009 Call for Research & Education Preproposals
www.sare.org/ncrsare

NSF – Research Experiences for Undergraduates http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5517&govDel=USNSF_39

NSF – Advances in Biological Informatics
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08563/nsf08563.htm?govDel=USNSF_25

NSF – Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08564/nsf08564.htm?govDel=USNSF_25

USAID/Higher Education for Development – *TIES US – Mexico University Partnerships*
http://www.hedprogram.org/tabid/66/itemid/157/TIES-US–Mexico-University-Partnerships.aspx

USDA/Food Safety Inspection Service – FSIS FERN Cooperative Agreements
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=41479

USDA/CSREES – Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive Grants Program
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=17654

USDA/CSREES – Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program: Conservation Effects Assessment Project

http://www.csrees.usda.gov/fo/watershedconservationeffectsassessmenticgp.cfm

USDA/CSREES – Critical Issues: Emerging and New Plant and Animal Pests and Diseases
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=15582

USDA/CSREES – Critical Agricultural Materials
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=17613

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