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
HRSA - Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) ProgramUp to $600,000 in FY19, then up to $800,000 in FY20, FY21, and FY22BSD Deadline: April 19, 2019

Application Deadline: May 24, 2019
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 - Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32)Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for up to 5 yearsBSD Deadline: April 19, 2019

Application Deadline: May 25, 2019
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 - Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Up to $1.5M per year for 5 yearsBSD Deadline: April 22, 2019

Application Deadline: May 25, 2019
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
2019 William T. Grant Scholars Program$350,000 over 5 yearsBSD Deadline: April 23, 2019

Application Deadline: July 2, 2019
Tenure-track faculty within seven years of receiving their terminal degree (seven years from date PhD was conferred or seven years from completion of first residency for MD candidates)Submit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) CV

2) A 1-2 page summary describing the scientific agenda and its intellectual merit.
NSF - Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative PartnershipsUp to $5M per year for 5 years BSD Deadline: April 24, 2019

Pre-Proposal Deadline: June 25, 2019

Full Proposal Deadline (invitation only): January 27, 2020
PI StatusClick here to see the submission guidelines.

Submit all materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu by April 24, 2019
NIH - National Institute on Aging (NIA) - Behavioral and Social Research to Address Health Disparities in the U.S. (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)Up to $45,500; must be within the currently approved project period for the existing parent awardBSD Deadline: April 26, 2019

Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
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 - Graduate Psychology Education (GPE)Up to $450K per year for 3 yearsBSD Deadline: April 26, 2019

Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
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
American Diabetes Association - Pathway to Stop DiabetesUp to $325K per year for up to 5 yearsBSD Deadline: May 1, 2019

Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
See link for more detail, dependent on sub-awardThe University of Chicago is allowed a maximum of one nomination per grant cycle. The nomination can be for any one of the Pathway Program Award types: Initiator, Accelerator or Visionary. Submit a 1 page proposal and current biosketch to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu by the BSD deadline.
Maximizing Access to Research Careers (T34)Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a 5 year period.BSD Deadline: May 3, 2019

Application Deadline: May 21, 2019
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
Brain Research Foundation - Annual Scientific Innovations Award (SIA) in Neuroscience$150K over 2 years Internal Deadline: May 10, 2019

LOI Deadline: June 25, 2019
Full-time associate professor or full professor working in the area of brain function in health and disease

Current major NIH or other peer-reviewed funding is preferred but evidence of such funding in the past three years is essential
Submit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) NIH biosketch

2) List of current and pending grants

3)Two-page project statement regarding proposed research, highlighting alignment with eligible topics
NIH - Atopic Dermatitis Research Network Leadership Center (ADRN-LC) (UM1 Clinical Trial Required)Up to $1.8M over 7 yearsBSD Deadline: May 10, 2019

Application Deadline: July 8, 2019
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 - Atopic Dermatitis Research Network - Clinical Research Centers (ADRN-CRC) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)Up to $300K over 7 yearsBSD Deadline: May 10, 2019

Application Deadline: July 8, 2019
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 - Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and PatientsUp to $250K per year for 4 yearsBSD Deadline: May 15, 2019

LOI Deadline (Optional): June 28, 2019

Application Deadline: July 31, 2019
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 - Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Centers Up to $750K per year for up to 5 yearsBSD Deadline: May 23, 2019

Application Deadline: July 18, 2019
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
Keck Foundation - Research Grants in Science and Engineering and in Medical Research$500K to $5M over 3 yearsBSD Deadline: June 3, 2019 by 12:00pm

Application Deadline: July 12, 2019
PI StatusSubmit single-page concept statements for the Foundation's two Research Program areas in Science and Engineering or Medical Research to Connie Lee at cmlee@bsd.uchicago.edu by 12:00pm on June 3. Statements should include:

1). Overview of the proposed project emphasizing alignment with Keck's interests (high-risk, potential impact on fundamental research, etc.), any unique aspects, and pilot studies;
2). Description of methodologies and key personnel;
3). Brief justification of need for Keck support; and
4). Estimated budget. 

If the proposed project has been declined by a federal funding agency, please include evidence of refusal.
NIH - Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Centers Up to $750K per year for up to 5 yearsBSD Deadline: May 23, 2019

Application Deadline: July 18, 2019
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
Keck Foundation - Research Grants in Science and Engineering and in Medical Research$500K to $5M over 3 yearsBSD Deadline: June 3, 2019 by 12:00pm

Application Deadline: July 12, 2019
PI StatusSubmit single-page concept statements for the Foundation's two Research Program areas in Science and Engineering or Medical Research to Connie Lee at cmlee@bsd.uchicago.edu by 12:00pm on June 3. Statements should include:

1). Overview of the proposed project emphasizing alignment with Keck's interests (high-risk, potential impact on fundamental research, etc.), any unique aspects, and pilot studies;
2). Description of methodologies and key personnel;
3). Brief justification of need for Keck support; and
4). Estimated budget. 

If the proposed project has been declined by a federal funding agency, please include evidence of refusal.