The following funding opportunities require an internal selection process since the University is limited in the number of applicants that are permitted to apply for these awards.  Please check this website for the BSD’s internal deadlines and the application requirements for the internal selection process.  Should you come across a funding opportunity that you do not see listed that appears to be limited, please bring it to our attention by emailing fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu.

 

Name of the OpportunityFunding AvailableDeadlinesEligibilityApplication Requirements
NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)$600,000 in direct costs per year. The total project period may not exceed 7 years.BSD Deadline: September 18, 2018

LOI Deadline: October 2, 2018

Application deadline: November 2, 2018
1) Applications must be submitted by Institutions who have nominated a PI with outstanding cancer research productivity during the last 5 consecutive calendar years.

2) The Institution-nominated PI must have been a PD/PI or Project Leader of a research project, excluding cores, (of a NIH-defined multi-project grant e.g., P01, P50, U54) on an eligible NCI research grant(s) continuously since September 2013. Continuous funding is defined as receiving a Notice of Award as PD/PI for an eligible NCI funded research grant in each Federal Fiscal Year beginning in FY 2013 and onward. Continuous funding does not include grants in a funded or unfunded extension. Eligible NCI research grant mechanisms are defined as R01, R15, R33, R37, P01, P50, U01, U54, UM1, U19, U10, DP1, and DP2.

3) Due to the nature of this award, applicants are required to devote at least 6 person months effort to the OIA. Applicants with administrative responsibilities or other duties inconsistent with this time commitment may apply but must reduce those other commitments to accept the award.

4) PIs with effort on other grant support will be expected to provide, as part of the Just-in-Time information, a detailed explanation describing how effort on his/her other grants will be adjusted, if necessary, to permit 6 person months on the OIA.

5) PIs will need to renegotiate their time and effort on other grant support, if necessary, in order to accommodate the OIA level of effort.
If you are interested in applying for this funding opportunity please email: fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu
by September 18th to express interest.
Attach an up to date biosketch that includes current funding demonstrating you have the required NCI support.
NSF Major Instrumentation (MRI)$100,000 - $4 million. The award period is up to up to 3 years for acquisition proposals and up to 5 years for development proposals.BSD Deadline:  October 1, 2018

Application Deadline:  January 22, 2019
PI StatusSubmit the following to Connie Lee via email (cmlee@bsd.uchicago.edu) by the October 1st deadline:  

1) PIs, Co-PIs, significant personnel:  names, departments, institutions

2) Indicate whether proposal is for Track 1 or Track 2

3) Up to two pages on the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit

4) Up to one page on the broader impacts

5) If this is a resubmission of a previously unfunded proposal, share reviews from the previous proposal.
NIH - Prevention of HPV-related Cancers in HIV-infected individuals: United States-Latin American-Caribbean Clinical Trials Network: Partnership Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Required) up to $1.5M per year for a 5-year project periodBSD Deadline: September 24, 2018

LOI Deadline: October 15, 2018

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018
PI StatusSubmit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) A 1-2 page document describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit.

2) Indicate participating PI, co-PIs, and/or significant personnel: names, departments and institutions
HRSA - Lost Wages Support for Living Organ Donors Demonstration ProjectUp to $2M per year for 3 yearsBSD Deadline: October 15, 2018

Application Deadline: November 27, 2018
PI StatusSubmit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) A 1-2 page document describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit.

2) Indicate participating PI, co-PIs, and/or significant personnel: names, departments and institutions
NIH - Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional) up to $1.75M per year for up to 5 years.BSD Deadline: October 29, 2018

LOI Deadline: November 19, 2018

Application Deadline: December 19, 2018
PI StatusSubmit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) A 1-2 page document describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit.

2) Indicate participating PI, co-PIs, and/or significant personnel: names, departments and institutions