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
8/23/17NIHNasal Delivery of CNS Therapeutics (R43/R44) $150,000 (Phase I); $1,000,000 (Phase II)6-12 months (Phase I); 2 years (Phase II)
8/23/17NIHNasal Delivery of CNS Therapeutics (R41/42) $150,000 (Phase I); $1,000,000 (Phase II)6-12 months (Phase I); 2 years (Phase II)
8/23/17Aspen Rhoads Research FoundationClinical Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Research $25,000 per year2 years
8/24/17American Heart AssociationUncovering New Patterns Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Grant
$150,0002 years
8/24/17American Heart AssociationUncovering New Patterns in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Grant $150,0001 year
8/25/17NSFInnovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program $500,0003 years
8/31/17Elsa U. Pardee FoundationCancer Research Project Grants $225,0001 year
9/1/17NIHDirector's Pioneer Award Program (DP1) $700,000 per year5 years
9/1/17Hearing Health FoundationMénière’s Disease Grants $50,000 per year2 years
9/1/17Myotonic Dystrophy FoundationPh.D. Trainee and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Myotonic Dystrophy $52,500 - $102,5002 years
9/1/17PhRMA FoundationPre Doctoral Fellowships: Pharmaceutics $25,0001-2 years
9/1/17Oak Ridge Associated UniversitiesTravel Grants $800
9/1/17Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research AllianceLarge Grant Program $50,0001 year
9/5/17NIHPHS 2017-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) $150,000 (Phase 1), $1,000,000 (Phase 2)6 months (Phase 1), 2 years (Phase 2)
9/5/17Stand Up to Cancer with American Association for Cancer ResearchDream Team Grant $10,000,0002-3 years
9/5/17Fondation LeducqTransatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research $6,000,0005 years
9/5/17 (LOI)American Association for Cancer ResearchSU2C Dream Team Translational Research Grant
$10,000,0003 years
9/6/17 (Pre-Application)DOD - CDMRPEpilepsy Research Program $300,0002 years
9/6/17 (Pre-Application)DOD - CDMRPPeer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program $225,000-$1,300,0003 years
9/8/17NIHDirector's New Innovator Award Program (DP2) $1,500,00Multi-year
9/8/17Cure SMABasic Research Grant $140,0002 years
9/8/17Gilead SciencesResearch Scholars Program in Hematology/Oncology $130,0002 years
9/12/17AHRQAHRQ National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) $3,000,0005 years
9/12/17DOD - CDMRPPeer Reviewed Cancer Research Program $360,0003 years
9/13/17DODAlcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders Consortium Award $10,596,0005 years
9/13/17 (Pre-Application)DOD - CDMRPLung Cancer Research Program $250,0002 years
9/14/17CPRITDissemination of CPRIT-Funded Cancer Control Intervention $300,00024 months
9/14/17CPRITEvidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services $1,500,00036 months
9/14/17CPRITTobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening $1,500,00036 months
9/15/17Global Lyme AllianceResearch Grant Award $50,0001 year
9/15/17Scleroderma FoundationEstablished Investigator Grant $150,0002 years
9/15/17Scleroderma FoundationNew Investigator Grant $150,0003 years
9/15/17NIHDirector's Transformative Research Awards (R01) Unlimited5 years
9/15/17Amyloidosis FoundationResearch Grant $50,0001 year
9/16/17Alpha-1 FoundationResearch Grants $100,0002 years
9/16/17Alpha-1 FoundationPilot & Feasibility Grants $75,0001 year
9/16/17Alpha-1 FoundationPostdoctoral Research Fellowship Grant $50,0002 years
9/18/17NIHTobacco Regulatory Science Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03) $50,0002 years
9/18/17NIHTobacco Regulatory Science (R01) $300,000 direct costs per year3 years
9/18/17NIHTobacco Regulatory Science (R21) $275,0002 years
9/19/17Thrasher Research Fund
Concept Papers for Early-Career Grants
$25,0002 years
9/19/17Progeria Research FoundationMedical Research Grants $50,000-$100,0001-3 years
9/22/17 (LOI)American Association for Cancer ResearchNextGen Cancer Research Grants $450,0003 years
9/25/17AHRQImplementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18) $1,200,0003 years
9/25/17AHRQDeveloping New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18) $1,200,0003 years
9/25/17AHRQDeveloping New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18) $1,200,0003 years
9/25/17AHRQScaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18) $800,0002 years
9/29/17Arnold and Mabel Beckman FoundationBeckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research $400,000 (lab), $100,000 (personal)
9/29/17 (LOI)Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteEugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award $250,0002 years
9/29/17 (Pre-Application)DOD - CDMRPBreast Cancer Research Program $2,500,000 - $5,000,0004 years
9/30/17National Foundation for Cancer ResearchThe Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Process
$25,000
10/1/17 (LOI)Whitehall FoundationBioscience Research Grants $225,0003 years
10/1/17 (LOI)Whitehall FoundationBioscience Grants-in-Aid $30,0001 year
10/1/17 (LOI)Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyRTFCCR/LLS Patient-Focused Prevention $1,200,0003-5 years
10/1/17Sexual Medicine Society of North AmericaResearch Grants $5,000-$7,5001 year
10/3/17NIHAcademic-Industrial Partnerships to Translate and Validate In Vivo Cancer Imaging Systems (R01)Unlimited5 years
10/3/17NIHMaximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) $250,000 per year5 years
10/3/17NIHMaximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) $250,000 per year5 years
10/3/17NIHNovel Cell Non-Autonomous Mechanisms of Aging (R01) $250,000 per year5 years
10/3/17American Heart AssociationInstitutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA $77,000 per year2 years
10/4/17National MS Society
Applications for Pilot Programs
$44,0001 year
10/4/17NIHThe Impact of Microenvironment on Lung Progenitor Cell Function (R01) $350,000 per year4 years
10/4/17NIHNovel Assays for Screening the Effects of Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (SBIR R44) $1,500,0002 years
10/5/17NIHInnovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHModeling of Infectious Disease Agent Study Research Projects (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHGene-Environment Interplay in Substance Use Disorders (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHUnderstanding Processes of Recovery in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHLeveraging Population-Based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHAlcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair (R01) $300,0003 years
10/5/17NIHNeuroscience Research on Drug Abuse (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHCellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHIntegration of Individual Residential Histories into Cancer Research (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHThe Interplay of Cell Death Pathways in Cancer Cell Survival and Resistance to Therapy (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/5/17NIHAddressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions among Immigrant Populations (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/6/17University of PittsburghThe Dickson Prize in Medicine $50,000
10/9/17Society of ToxicologySyngenta Fellowship Award in Human Heath Applications of New Technologies $15,0001 year
10/11/17NIHU.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R01) Unlimited5 years
10/11/17NIHU.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R21) $275,0002 years
10/15/17American Cancer SocietyPilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families $60,000 per year2 years
10/15/17American Cancer SocietyResearch Scholar Grants $165,000 per year4 years
10/15/17American Cancer SocietyInstitutional Research Grants $90,000 per year3 years
10/15/17American Cancer SocietyPostdoctoral Fellowships $50,000 per year3 years
10/15/17American Cancer SocietyMentored Research Scholar Grants $135,000 per year5 years
10/15/17Angelman Syndrome FoundationResearch Proposals $100,000 per year2 years
10/16/17NIHUnderstanding Processes of Recovery in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (R21) $275,0002 years
10/16/17NIHLeveraging Population-Based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R21) $275,0002 years
10/16/17NIHAlcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair (R21) $275,0002 years
10/16/17NIHCellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (R21) Unlimited2 years
10/16/17NIHIntegration of Individual Residential Histories into Cancer Research (R21) $275,0002 years
10/16/17American Cancer Society & Melanoma Research AllianceUnderstanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAEs) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers $200,000-$1,000,0002 years
10/16/17NIHThe Interplay of Cell Death Pathways in Cancer Cell Survival and Resistance to Therapy (R21) $275,0002 years
10/20/17NIHSocioeconomic Disparities in Health and Mortality at Older Ages (R01) Unlimited5 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
11/8/17NIHCentral 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
11/21/17NIHInnovative 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
12/1/17Gerber FoundationPediatric Research Projects – Concept Papers $350,0003 years
12/14/17NIHPharmacogenomics of Anti-retroviral Therapy in People Who Inject Drugs (R01) $2,000,000 direct costs5 years
12/15/17NIHIntegrated Approaches to HIV-Related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (HLBS) Comorbidities (R01) $499,999 per year4 years
1/12/18The Desmoid Tumor Research FoundationNew Investigators Grants $30,000 per year1 year
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
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
4/4/18NIHMechanisms 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
5/24/18NIH
Silvio 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
5/24/19NIH
Silvio 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

*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.