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
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
11/23/17 (UT Internal Deadline)NIH/NCIPredoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) See Announcement6 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
11/27/17Parkinson's FoundationStanley Fan Junior Faculty Award $300,0003 years
11/27/17Parkinson's FoundationPostdoctoral Fellowships For Basic Scientists $100,0002 years
11/28/17NIHNCI Outstanding Investigator Award $600,0007 years
11/29/17American Association for Cancer ResearchLoxo Oncology Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship $110,0002 years
11/30/17Bayer Hemophilia Awards ProgramSpecial Project Awards $25,000-$100,0001-2 years
11/30/17Bayer Hemophilia Awards ProgramOutcomes Research Award $25,000-$100,0001-2 years
11/30/17Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund2018-2019 Graduate Fellowship Application (US Citizens Only)
*Contact Char Burke char.burke@austin.utexas.edu for application
$18,000 + Tuition9 months
11/30/17Bayer Hemophilia Awards ProgramEarly Career Investigator Award $25,000-$100,0001-2 years
11/30/17Bayer Hemophilia Awards ProgramFellowship Project $25,000-$100,0001-2 years
11/30/17Dan David PrizePrize Nominations 2018 $1,000,000
11/30/17 (LOI)California Table Grape CommissionHealth Research Grant Program $35,0001 year
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
12/1/17National Blood FoundationEarly Career Scientific Research Grants $75,0001-2 years
12/1/17 (LOI)Simons Foundation Autism Research InitiativePilot Awards $330,0002 years
12/1/17 (LOI)Simons Foundation Autism Research InitiativeResearch Awards $975,0003 years
12/1/17 (UT Internal Deadline)The Mary Kay FoundationMary Kay Innovative/Translation Cancer Research Grant $100,0002 years
12/1/17 (LOI)Rotary InternationalCART Fund $250,0002 years
12/1/17 (UT Internal Deadline)ORAURalph E. Power Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards $5,0001 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
12/4/17The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience2018 Technology Awards $100,0002 years
12/4/17Parkinson's FoundationVisiting Scholar Award $5,00010 weeks
12/4/17Parkinson's FoundationAPDA Summer Student Fellowships $5,00010 weeks
12/4/17 (UT Internal Deadline)NSFPartnerships for Innovation (PFI) $200,000-$750,00018-36 months
12/4/17American Heart AssociationCareer Development Award $231,0003 years
12/6/17Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's ResearchEdmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders $90,000 per year2 years
12/6/17American Pain SocietyRita Allen Foundation Award in Pain $50,000 per year3 years
12/6/17American Society of NephrologyCareer Development Grants $100,000 per year2 years
12/6/17American Society of NephrologyPre-doctoral Fellowships $10,000 per year2 years
12/6/17American Society of NephrologyBen J. Lipps Research Fellowships $50,000 per year2 years
12/7/17The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineDissertation Fellowships $25,0001 year
12/7/17The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicinePostdoctoral Fellowships $45,0001 year
12/8/17AHRQAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality (AHRQ) - Sponsored National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral FellowshipSee Announcement3 years
12/8/17 (LOI)Cystic Fibrosis FoundationClinical Research Award $150,000-$350,0003 years
12/8/17 (UT Internal Deadline)Keck FoundationPre-Application: Research $1,000,0001-5 years
12/8/17 (UT Internal Deadline)The Japan Prize Foundation2019 Japan Prize $400,000
12/13/17NIHOpiod Use Disorder In Pregnancy $500,0005 years
12/13/17NIHNIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience $50,0006 years
12/14/17NIHPharmacogenomics of Anti-retroviral Therapy in People Who Inject Drugs (R01) $2,000,000 direct costs5 years
12/14/17The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicinePredoctoral Fellowships $24,000 per year3 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
12/15/17Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer TestInnovative Testing Research $40,0001-3 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
12/15/17NIHWomen's HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (WHCS)(R01) $2,500,0005 years
12/15/17 (LOI)American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck OncologyPilot Grants $10,0001 year
12/15/17American Society of Breast Surgeons FoundationResearch Grants $5,0001 year
12/15/17 (LOI)American Society of Pediatric OtolaryngologyDustin Micah Harper Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Research Grant $20,0001 year
12/15/17 (LOI)American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryCORE Grants $5,000-$80,0001-3 years
12/15/17Scleroderma Research FoundationScleroderma Research Grants $200,000 per year3 years
12/15/17 (LOI)American Federation for Aging ResearchAFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty $100,0001-2 years
12/15/17American Liver FoundationLiver Scholar Award $224,0003 years
12/15/17Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationYoung Investigator Grants $150,000 per year3 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
12/20/17 (LOI)DODIdea Development Award $400,0003 years
12/20/17 (LOI)DODConcept Award $75,0003 years
12/20/17 (LOI)DODConsortium Development Award $1,000,0002 years
12/20/17 (LOI)DODTranslational Partnership Research Award $600,0003 years
12/20/17American Medical Association FoundationCommunity Health Program Grants $60,000 per year3 years
12/22/17 (LOI)Epilepsy FoundationMy Seizure Gauge Initiative $3,000,0003 years
12/31/17Pardee FoundationElsa U. Pardee Cancer Research Grants Unlimited1 year
1/1/18American Orthopaedic Society for Sports MedicineAOSSM/SANOFI Osteoarthritis Grant $50,000
1/5/18NIHInnovative Molecular Analysis Technology Development for Cancer Research and Clinical Care (R43/R44; Clinical Trial Not Allowed) $150,000 for Phase I, $1,000 for Phase II6 months for Phase I, 2 years for Phase II
1/8/18 (Pre-Application)Howard Hughes Medical InstituteHanna H. Gray Fellows Program (Faculty Phase) $270,000 per year4 years
1/8/18McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience2018 Midnight Scholar Awards $75,000 per year3 years
1/9/18American Academy of Family Physicians FoundationJoint Grants Program $50,0001-2 years
1/9/18 (LOI)NIHRole of Peripheral Proteostasis on Brain Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed Unlimited5 years
1/10/18NIHSimulation Modeling and Systems Science to Address Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) $250,000 per year4 years
1/10/18Howard Hughes Medical InstituteHanna H. Gray Fellows Program (Postdoctoral) $80,000 per year4 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
1/12/18American Gastroenterological AssociationElsevier Pilot Research Award $25,0001 year
1/12/18Parkinson's FoundationPSG Mentored Clinical Research $50,0001 year
1/14/18 (LOI)NIHSingle-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) Unlimited5 years
1/15/18 (LOI)Whitehall FoundationBioscience Research Grants & Grants-in-Aid $30,000-$75,000 per year1-3 years
1/15/18 Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkTranslational Research Grants $500,000 total2 years
1/16/18NIHCenters Without Walls For Collaborative Research In The Epilepsies: Functional Evaluation of Human Genetic Variants $1,500,0005 years
1/16/18NIHImmuno-Oncology Translation Network (IOTN): Cancer Immunoprevention Research Projects (U01) $500,0005 years
1/16/18NIHImmuno-Oncology Translation Network: Cancer Immunotherapy Research Projects (U01) $500,0005 years
1/16/18Burroughs Wellcome FundPostdoctoral Enrichment Program $60,0003 years
1/17/18NIHResearch Centers For Improving Management of Symptoms During and Following Cancer Treatment (UM1) $1,120,000 per year5 years
1/17/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
1/17/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R21) $275,0002 years
1/17/18NIHNCI Research Specialist (Laboratory Based Scientist) Award (R50) Salary + $2,500 Travel Expenses per year5 years
1/17/18NIHNCI Research Specialist (Core Based Scientist) Award (R50) Salary + $2,500 Travel Expenses per year5 years
1/18/18NIHPre-Cancer Atlas (PCA) Research Centers $1,600,000 per year5 years
1/18/18NIHAccelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (ACCSIS)(UG3/UH3) $1,300,000 5 years
1/18/18NIHFeasibility and Planning Studies for Development of Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORES) to Investigate Cancer Health Disparities $800,0003 years
1/19/18National Psoriasis FoundationResearch Grants $50,000-$100,0001-2 years
1/22/18 (LOI)Parkinson's FoundationClinical Research Award $200,0002 years
1/22/18 (LOI)NIHImmunity in the Elderly (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) $300,000 per year5 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
1/24/18University of California, San FranciscoTobacco Research Postdoctoral Fellowships $48,000-$58,000
1/25/18NIHNational Cancer Institute Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) Unlimited5 years
1/25/18NIHNHLBI Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) $1,515,000 per year5 years
1/25/18NIHNational Institute of General Medical Sciences Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) Unlimited5 years
1/28/18NIHHuman Tumor Atlases (HTA) Research Centers (U2C) $2,250,000 per year5 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
2/5/18NIHImproving Outcomes in Cancer Treatment-Related Cardiotoxicity (R01) Unlimited5 years
2/5/18NIHOral Anticancer Agents: Utilization, Adherence, and Health Care Delivery (R01) Unlimited5 years
2/5/18NIHPotential Effects of Metformin on Aging and Age-Related Conditions: Small-Scale Clinical Studies and Secondary Analysis of Controlled Clinical Studies (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Unlimited5 years
2/5/18NIHSafety and Outcome Measures of Pain Medications Used in Children and Pregnant Women (R01) Unlimited5 years
2/11/18 (LOI)NIHHIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) $2,500,000 per year5 years
2/12/18Organization for Autism ResearchGraduate Research Grant Competition $1,000-$2,000
2/12/18NIHNCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08) See Announcement5 years
2/12/18NIHNCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 No Independent Clinical Trials) See Announcement5 years
2/12/18NIHNCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 Clinical Trial Required) See Announcement5 years
2/16/18ConTexCollaborative Research Grant Program $100,00012-18 months
2/16/17NIHImproving Outcomes in Cancer Treatment-Related Cardiotoxicity (R21) $275,0002 years
2/16/18NIHOral Anticancer Agents: Utilization, Adherence, and Health Care Delivery (R21) $275,0002 years
2/16/18NIHOral Anticancer Agents: Utilization, Adherence, and Health Care Delivery (R03) $50,0002 years
2/16/18NIHSafety and Outcome Measures of Pain Medications Used in Children and Pregnant Women (R21) $275,0002 years
2/16/18NIHSafety and Outcome Measures of Pain Medications Used in Children and Pregnant Women (R03) $50,0002 years
2/21/18CPRITEvidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services $1,500,000 total3 years
2/21/18CPRITTobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening $1,500,000 total3 years
2/21/18CPRITExpansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Undeserved Populations $3,000,0003 years
3/1/18NIHPragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R18) Unlimited5 years
3/10/18Dan David PrizeScholarship Applications 2018 $15,000
3/15/18Damon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationFellowship Awards $231,0004 years
3/15/18Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of AmericaStudent Research Awards $2,500One time payment
3/16/18ConTexPostdoctoral Fellowship Program $55,0001-2 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
4/14/18 (LOI)NIHResearch to Improve Native American Health (R21; Clinical Trials Optional) $275,0002 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 First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
$2,000,0004 years
6/20/18CPRITRecruitment of Rising Stars $4,000,0005 years
6/20/18CPRITRecruitment of Established Investigators $6,000,0005 years
8/15/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01) Unlimited5 years
8/15/18NIHInter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R21) $275,0002 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
Rolling (LOI)Robert Wood Johnson FoundationEvidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research To Build A Culture of Health Unlimited3 years

*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.