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:

lpaca Research Foundation – Alpaca Research Grants

American Academy of Arts and Sciences – Visiting Scholars Program

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) – Alzheimer’s Disease Research

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) – National Glaucoma Research

American Horticulture Society – Communication/Editorial Internship

American Horticulture Society – Horticulture Internships at River Farm

Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. – Senior Scientist Mentor Program

Canadian Studies – Doctoral Student Research Award

Canadian Studies – Faculty Enrichment Program

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection – Residential Fellowship

Fulbright – Student Fulbright Competition

Fulbright-Hays – Doctoral Disseration Research Abroad Program

Harvey Prize – Harvey Prize

Lawn Institute – Research Grant Program

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Specialized Center of Research Program

National Academies – Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

National Academies/Ford Foundation – Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships

National Institutes for Water Resources/US Geological Survey – Wisconsin Groundwater Research Competition

National Fish and Wildlife Association – National Wildlife Refuge “Preserve America” Grant Program

National Research Council of the National Academies – Postdoctoral and Senior Reseach Awards

United States-Egypt – Joint Research Grants

UW Madison – Campus-wide TA Awards

UW Madison – Faculty Development Program

UW Madison – Kemper K. Knapp Grants

UW Madison/Luce Foundation – Luce Scholars Program

UW Madison Graduate School – Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases

UW Graduate School – Draper Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) Grants

UW Madison Graduate School – Vilas Associate Award

UW Madison Graduate School/ Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation – H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowships

UW Madison Graduate School/ Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation – Kellet Mid-Career Award

UW Madison Graduate School/ Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation – Named Professorship

University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute/ Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council – Groundwater Research and Monitoring Program

Wisconsin Humanities Council – Mini-Grants

Federal opportunities:

American Association for Cancer Research – 2009 Pezcoller
Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research

Brookdale Leadership in Aging Fellowship

DOD – Deployment Related Medical Research Program (multiple awards)

DOI/Bureau of Land Management – Fender’s Blue Butterfly Habitat Restoration

DOI/Bureau of Land Management – Historical Tree Cover

EPA – 2009 Academic Year EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study

EPA – Headquarters Request for Proposal to Support the CARE Program Annual Training Workshop

Klarman Family Foundation Grants Program in Eating Disorders Research

NIH – Collaborative Studies on Systems Biology of Complex Phenotypes (R01)

NIH – Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R01)

NIH – Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R21)

NIH – Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics II (T15)

NIH/ National Human Genome Research Institute – Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Genotyping Resource Access (X01)

NSF – CreativeIT

NSF – Ecology of Infectious Diseases (EID)

NSF – FY09 Solicitation for Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI)

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) – 2008 Call for Farmer Rancher Grant Proposals

US-Israel Binational Science Foundation – Call for proposals (various) available on website

USAID – Abiotic Stress Tolerant Bionengineered Rice and Wheat

USDA – Research on the Economic Impacts of Cooperatives

UW-Madison Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) – Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) programs in China and India

UW-Madison Graduate School – Innovation & Economic Development Research Program (IEDR)