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American Cancer Society Funding Announcements:

December 20, 2014

All American Cancer Society (ACS) applications must be submitted through Proposal Central https://proposalcentral.altum.com/ . Please read the ACS website carefully as some grants may require a letter of intent be submitted prior to the submission of application. There may also be eligibility issues for new investigators and graduate/postdoc applicants that may need to be addressed.

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice $10,000/year for 2 years
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Master’s Training Grants in Clinical Oncology Social Work $12,000/year for 2 years (option to renew)
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Doctoral Training Grants in Oncology Social Work $20,000/year for 2 years (option to renew)
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing $15,000/year for 2 years. (option to renew)
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships Progressive stipends starting at $48,000 for 3 years, plus $4,000/year allowance and $1,500 travel in last year.
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention (Residencies) $50,000/year for 4.5 years (option to renew)

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scholar Grants $135,000/year for 5 years plus 8% indirect.
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Cancer Control Career Development Awards for Primary Care Physicians $100,000/year for 3 years
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants $99,000/year for 3 years “Seed money”

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant in the Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services $165,000 – 200,000/ year;       Maximum 4 years (5 years for health equity) plus 20% indirect costs.
Letter of Intent February 1, 2015  Application  April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Research Grants for Independent Investigators $165,000/year; Maximum 4 years. 20% Indirect
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Special Initiative – Priority Focus on Health Equity Research in the Cancer Control and Prevention Research Grants Program Applications will be accepted using one of four mechanisms: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mentored Research Scholar Grant, Research Scholar Grant, or Clinical Research Professor.

 

Career Development/Pilot Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and their Families $60,000/year for 2 years plus 20% indirect costs.
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Research Professor Awards $400,000 total over 5 years. (May be renewed 1 time)
April 1, 2015 American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor Awards $400,000 total over 5 years. (May be renewed 1 time)

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.  http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf

Funding Announcements: December 16 – 18, 2014

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm ET Howard Hughes Medical institute Medical Research Fellows Program* $30,000 Stipend for 1 year, plus $5,500 for health, dental/vision insurance, plus $5,500 for research-related enrichment and possible loan deferment.
January 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm ET American Association for Cancer Research Debbie’s Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships* $50,000 for 1 year
*No citizenship requirements.
June 1, 2015 American Academy Periodontology Foundation Sunstar-AAP Foundation Research Fellowship $50,000 for 1 year

 New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 14, 2014 Hogg Foundation Mental Health Research Grants for

Tenure-Track Assistant Professors in Texas

$19,250 total
January 28, 2015 @ 5 pm ET Michael J. Fox Foundation The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders* $90,000/year for 2 years.
* Informational Conference Call*: January 7, 2015 – 12pm ET
March 16, 2015 American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Pilot Research Award, supported by Lilly USA, LLC and Pfizer, Inc $15,000 for psychiatry residents.
       

 Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 15, 2015 curePSP Investigator-Initiated Research Projects $100,000 total. Maximum time 3 years.
January 15, 2015 – Letters of Intent     Applications Invited Only Avon Foundation Research Grant Program* $150,000/year, plus 10% indirect costs for up to 2 years.
* Investigators should apply for research grant only.   UTMB already has a Safety Net grant from the Avon Foundation.
January 16, 2015 Letter of Intent   March 16, 2015 Invited Application Russell Sage Foundation Program on Social Inequality

 

$150,000 total for 2 year project.
February 5, 2015 NIH/NIAID/NIAMS/NIDDK Research on Eosinophil Associated Disorders (R01) Budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. 5 years max.
February 5, 2015 NIH/NIAID High Priority Immunology Grants (R01) Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Maximum 5 year award.
March 31, 2015 Vascular Cures/Society of Vascular Surgery Foundation Wylie Scholar Program $50,000/year for 3 years.
May 12, 2015 DEA/NIAID/NIH Targeted Clinical Research to Address Select Viral Infections The total costs for each award may vary depending upon the scope and capacity of the technical objectives of the award.              Maximum 5 year award.

Program/Project/Team/Industry Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
February 10, 2015 NIH/NICHD Use of 3-D Printers for the Production of Medical Devices (R41/R42) $150,000 for Phase I and $1,000,000 for Phase II
February 18, 2015 NIH/NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research (P50) $1,000,000/year for 5 years. (Projects w/clinical core may request up to $1,500,000/year)
November 16, 2016 NIH/NHLBI Asthma Empowerment Collaborations to Reduce Childhood Asthma Disparities (U01) Budgets may not exceed $500,000 in direct costs in year 1 (FY 2017), $1,200,000 direct costs per year in years 2-4 (FY 2018-FY 2020), $400,000 direct costs in year 5 (FY 2021), and $1M direct costs in year 6 (FY 2022).

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.  http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf

 

Funding Announcements: December 3 – 15, 2014

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 15, 2015 Dept. of Energy Scholars Program $600/month
January 20, 2015 Notice of Intent March 2, 2015    Full Application NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Engagement (MSE) ~$200,000 for up to 3 years *Dependent on # of students.

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
December 23, 2014 Letter of Intent

February 16, 2014

Application

PCORI Tier I – Pre-Engagement/Community Projects Up to $15,000 for 9 months
March 19, 2015 Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award for Brain Cancer Research Up to $150,000 for 4 years

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 7, 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research $75,000 for 12 months
February 5, 2015 NIH/NIAAA Unconventional Roles of Ethanol Metabolizing Enzymes, Metabolites, and Cofactors in Health and Disease (R01) Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Pre-Proposal February 16, 2015 Orthopaedic Trauma Association 2016 OTA Research Grants* Clinical Research – $40,000 for 2 years

Basic Research – $50,000 for 2 years

*Must be a full member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.
June 1, 2015 Association for Surgical Education Center for Excellence in Surgical Education, Research and Training (CESERT) $25,000 for 1-2 years.

 

Career Development/Pilot Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 9, 2015 American Society of Transplant Surgeons ASTS–Astellas Fellowship in Transplantation $42,500 per year for 2 years
February 16, 2015 NIH/NIAAA Unconventional Roles of Ethanol Metabolizing Enzymes, Metabolites, and Cofactors in Health and Disease (R21) The combined budget for direct costs for the two year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

 

Program/Project/Team/Industry Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
April 7, 2015 NIH/NHGRI Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1) Application budgets are limited to $5M per year in total costs but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
May 25, 2015 NIH/NCI Cancer Education Grants Program (R25) Up to $300,000 for 5 years.

 

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

 

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.  http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf