Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities are updated on a bi-weekly basis. Contact the Office of Research and Graduate Studies if you are interested in pursuing one of these opportunities. Check the Digest Archives if you would like to see the e-mailed version of our funding opportunities. Researchers are encouraged to explore Funding Search Engines for more information.

DeadlineFunding AgencyProgramAward AmountDuration
See AnnouncementNSFLouis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) See AnnouncementSee Announcement
10/20/17NIHSocioeconomic Disparities in Health and Mortality at Older Ages (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/20/17NSFCultivating Cultures for Ethical Stem (CCE Stem) $400,000-$600,0003-5 years
11/1/17NIHPragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R18) Unlimited5 years
11/1/17Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria FoundationResearch Projects $200,0002 years
11/1/17The Arlyn Kloesel Endowment for Excellence in Pharmacy2018 Grant Program for Innovative Pharmacy Practice and Business Models $25,0001 year
11/1/17 (Pre-Proposal)Tourette Association of AmericaResearch Grant Awards $75,000 per year2 years
11/1/17 (Pre-Proposal)Tourette Association of AmericaPost-Doctoral Fellowships $50,0001 year
11/2/17EntelligencePulmonary Hypertension Research $100,0001 year
11/8/17NIHCentral Neural Mechanisms of Age-Related Hearing Loss (R01) $500,000 direct costs per year5 years
11/15/17American Association on Health and DisabilityAAHD Scholarship Program $1,0001 year
11/15/17NIHClinical and Epidemiological Research on Chronic Disease in the Caribbean (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) $500,000 direct costs per year5 years
11/15/17NIHLoan Repayment Programs $35,000 per year2 years
11/20/17NSFDivision of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (MCB) $750,0003-5 years
11/21/17NIHInnovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) $450,000 per year5 years
11/21/17 (Pre-Application)DOD - CDMRPBreast Cancer Research Program $300,000 - $2,500,0003-4 years
11/24/17NIHNINR Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) $150,0001 year
11/27/17NIHElectronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical, and Applied Prevention Research Unlimited5 years
11/28/17NIHNCI Outstanding Investigator Award $600,0007 years
12/1/17Gerber FoundationPediatric Research Projects – Concept Papers $350,0003 years
12/1/17Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ResearchPilot Study Awards $75,0001 year
12/1/17Marsha Rivkin Center For Ovarian CancerScientific Scholar Awards $120,0002 years
12/1/17Macula SocietyResearch Grant $30,00018 months
12/1/17Autism Science FoundationPre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards & Medical Student Gap Year Research Training Awards $25,000-$35,0001 year
12/4/17NIHCollaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research With Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01 Clininal Trial Not Allowed) $350,000 direct costs per year4 years
12/4/17NIHCollaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research With Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R21 Clininal Trial Not Allowed) $275,0002 years
12/8/17AHRQAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality (AHRQ) - Sponsored National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral FellowshipSee Announcement3 years
12/13/17NIHOpiod Use Disorder In Pregnancy $500,0005 years
12/14/17NIHPharmacogenomics of Anti-retroviral Therapy in People Who Inject Drugs (R01) $2,000,000 direct costs5 years
12/15/17Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkCatalyst Grant $500,0003 years
12/15/17NIHIntegrated Approaches to HIV-Related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (HLBS) Comorbidities (R01) $499,999 per year4 years
12/15/17Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationInnovation Grants $250,0002 years
12/15/17NIHNINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research $1,000,000-$1,500,0005 years
12/19/17NIHPediatric Immunotherapy Discovery and Development Network (U01) $500,0005 years
12/19/17NIHPediatric Immunotherapy Discovery and Development Network (U54) $1,600,0005 years
1/12/18NIHPartnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01) $750,000 per year5 years
1/12/18The Desmoid Tumor Research FoundationNew Investigators Grants $30,000 per year1 year
1/16/18NIHCenters Without Walls For Collaborative Research In The Epilepsies: Functional Evaluation of Human Genetic Variants $1,500,0005 years
1/17/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
1/17/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R21) $275,0002 years
1/23/18NIHInnovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT)(R25)Unlimited5 years
1/24/18NIHAgency For Healthcare Research and Quality and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Learning Health Systems Mentored Career Development Program $800,0005 years
1/30/18NIHDevelopment of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging Related Biologic Mechanisms For Human Studies $400,0005 years
1/31/18CPRITMulti-Investigator Research Awards $6,000,0004 years
2/1/18NIHBRAIN Initiative: Tools to Target, Identify, and Characterize Non-Neuronal Cells in the Brain Unlimited3 years
2/1/18NIHPopulation Based Model Organism Research For G x E Exploration in Complex Disease Outcomes $499,9995 years
2/2/18NIHCatalyst Award in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DP1- Clinical Trials Not Allowed) $500,000 direct costs per year5 years
2/5/18NIHImplementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R01) Unlimited5 years
2/5/18NIHImplementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R21)
$200,000-$275,0002 years
2/12/18Organization for Autism ResearchGraduate Research Grant Competition $1,000-$2,000
3/1/18NIHPragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R18) Unlimited5 years
3/30/18NIHNCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03)
$200,0002 years
4/1/18When Everyone SurvivesLeukemia Research Grants $50,0001 year
4/4/18NIHMechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21) $275,0002 years
4/4/18NIHMechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
5/15/18American Psychological FoundationViolet and Cyril Franks Scholarship $5,000
5/24/18NIHSilvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50)
$1,750,000 per year5 years
5/25/18NIHJointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32)
Unlimited5 years
6/20/18NIHNIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01)
$1,625,000 per year5 years
6/20/18CPRITRecruitment of Rising Stars $4,000,0005 years
6/20/18CPRITRecruitment of Established Investigators $6,000,0005 years
6/20/18CPRITRecruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
$2,000,0004 years
8/15/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
8/15/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R21) $275,0002 years
11/1/18NIHPragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R18) Unlimited5 years
1/23/19NIHInnovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT)(R25)Unlimited5 years
3/29/19NIHNCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03)
$200,0002 years
4/4/19NIHMechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21) $275,0002 years
4/4/19NIHMechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
5/24/19NIHSilvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50)
$1,750,000 per year5 years
5/25/19NIHJointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32)
Unlimited5 years
6/20/19NIHNIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01)
$1,625,000 per year5 years
RollingA Kids' Brain Tumor Cure
LOI for PLGA Tumor Research $100,000-$500,0001-3 years
RollingHogg Foundation for Mental HealthFrances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research $1,500See Announcement
RollingUT Office of the Vice President for ResearchSpecial Research Grants $750

*Limited submission programs are those for which funding agencies restrict the number of nominations or proposals a university may submit for consideration for an award. The University of Texas at Austin must internally screen all eligible and interested nominees to determine which will represent the university in the regional, national or international competitions. For more information, please visit UT Austin Office of the Vice President for Research-Limited Submission Programs.