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Current Limited Submissions Announcements

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2018 PhRMA Foundation Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology / Toxicology

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the Graduate School are pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award for graduate students. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which student will be selected as the official applicant from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All students who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form by the due date listed below. Applicants must be selected and approved by the OVPR/Graduate School to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://www.phrmafoundation.org/2018-awards/pre-doctoral-fellowship-awards/pharmacology-toxicology/

Keywords: pharmacology; toxicology;

Award Details: Up to $20K stipend support for one or two years

Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, in-residence pharmacology or toxicology students enrolled in U.S. schools of medicine, pharmacy, public health, dentistry, or veterinary medicine. Eligible candidates will have completed most of their pre-thesis requirements (at least two years of study) and be engaged in thesis research as Ph.D. candidates by the time the award is activated. An individual may not simultaneously hold or interrupt any other fellowship providing stipend support while the PhRMA Foundation fellowship is active. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses. (An inquiry has been made to the sponsor to see if UConn Health may have a separate applicant. Please check back for updates.)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/30/2017 at noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 7/14/2017

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline (invite-only): 9/1/2017

Additional information: If more than one Notification of Intent is received by the deadline, instructions will be sent to all interested parties regarding what should be included in the pre-proposal.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2018 W. M. Keck Foundation Research Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a 1-page concept paper by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://www.wmkeck.org/grant-programs/research

Keywords: medical research, science and engineering research, high-risk/unconventional

Award Details: $500K-$5M (typically $2M or less), award period 1-5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses in each of the categories (Medical / Science and Engineering)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Not applicable

Internal 1-Page Concept Paper Deadline: 6/19/2017 by 9AM to research@uconn.edu

Additional information: See Keck foundation website for important info on concept papers. We encourage applicants to read about the foundation’s funding priorities before preparing a concept paper. We also recommend that applicants append to their 1-page concept paper excerpts from NSF/NIH panel reviews indicating that the proposed project is unconventional or high-risk. This will be the only call for concept papers for the 2017-2018 academic year.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2018 Pew Biomedical Scholars

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a pre-proposal by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/projects/pew-biomedical-scholars/program-details

Keywords: biomedical, interdisciplinary approaches, high-risk

Award Details: Up to $60K per year for 4 years (total $240K)

Eligibility: Must have doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or related; as of 10/23/17 must hold full time appointment at rank of Assistant Professor (Appointments such as Research Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor Research Track, Visiting Professor or Instructor are not eligible); must not be appointed before 7/7/14; may not be nominated more than 2 times total.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Not applicable for this competition

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/16/2017 by 9AM to research@uconn.edu

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 7/7/17 (submitted by OVPR)

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 10/23/17 (submitted by selected applicant)

Additional information: Pre-proposals for this program should include: a 2-page research project summary, curriculum vitae, and a letter of support from the head of their department.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2018 NSF ADVANCE Adaptation Track

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a Notification of Intent to Submit form by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16594/nsf16594.htm

Keywords: STEM, gender inequity, expanding participation

Award Details: Up to $1M for 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/16/2017 by 5PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 7/10/2017 by 9AM to research@uconn.edu

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/9/2017 by 5PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 9/13/2017 by 5PM

Additional information: None

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: Toward a Leadership-Class Computing Facility

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a Notification of Intent to Submit form by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17558/nsf17558.htm

Keywords: acquisition and development, High-Performance Computing system

Award Details: $60M for up to 5 years

Eligibility: PIs or co-PIs are expected to commit at least 50% time to this activity. Individuals may only be PI / Co-PI on one proposal.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/9/17 by 5PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/16/17 by 5PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 7/14/2017 by 5PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 11/20/2017 by 5PM

Additional information: None

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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2018 Searle Scholars Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a Notification of Intent to Submit form by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: http://www.searlescholars.net/

Keywords: biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences.

Eligibility: Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2016. The appointment must be their first tenure-track position.

Award Details: $100,000 per year for up to 3 years (up to $300K total)

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/19/2017 by 5PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 7/21/2017 by 5PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 9/29/2017

Additional information: None.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF NCAR: Competition for the Management and Operation of the National Center for Atmospheric Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a Notification of Intent to Submit form by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17550/nsf17550.htm

Keywords: atmospheric and geospace sciences

Award Details: Up to $500M for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/16/17 at 5PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 6/23/17 at 5PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 8/7/17 at 5PM

Additional information: None

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF BD Spokes: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award. Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution. In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a Notification of Intent to Submit form by the due date listed below. PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17546/nsf17546.htm
Keywords: data science; education; social, behavioral, and economic sciences; chemistry; neuroscience; security

Award Details: Small – $100K-$500K for up to 3 years; Medium – up to $1M for up to 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 6/23/2017 by 5PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 7/10/2017 by 9AM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 9/18/2017 by 5PM

Additional information: none

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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