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
NIH - NCI Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)up to $800K per year for 5 yearsBSD Deadline: July 23, 2018

LOI Deadline:  July 28, 2018

Application
Deadline: August 28, 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 - NIGMS Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)Up to $300K per year for 5 yearsBSD Deadline: August 1, 2018

Application Deadline: September 25, 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 - NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)Up to $250K per year for 5 yearsBSD Deadline: ​August 3, 2018

LOI Deadline: August 25, 2018

Application Deadline: September 25, 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 - NEI Center Core Grant for Vision Research (P30)Up to $2M over a five-year period​BSD Deadline: August 7, 2018

Application 
Deadline: September 28, 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
Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems$100K per year for five years, with an additional $10K per year provided to the Investigator’s department.BSD Deadline: August 10

Application Deadline: October 31
Eligibility: Junior faculty whose first faculty appointment started no earlier than August 1, 2009.Submit the following materials to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu prior to the BSD deadline:

1) CV

2) A two-page research statement summarizing the proposed research vision and plans, and

3) A supporting statement by the applicant’s department chair.