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.

 

OpportunityFundingDeadlineEligibilityTo Apply
NIH - Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)Up to $250K per year for up to 4 yearsBSD Deadline: June 23, 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
Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge Fund Up to $180,000 (including $36,000 for indirect costs) BSD Deadline: June 24, 2019

Application Deadline: July 12, 2019
PI StatusSubmit the following to to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu by Monday, June 24th:

1) CV

2) One-page project description including objectives, method and process to meet those objectives, timeline, how the award would be spent, and deliverables produced during the project
NIH - Conference for Early Stage HIV/AIDS Researchers Using Nonhuman Primate Models (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Up to $75K total costs per meeting, per year, for 4 yearsBSD Deadline: June 24, 2019

Application Deadline: September 10, 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
DOJ - FY2019 Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse: Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams (E-MDTs) for Older Victims of Abuse and Financial Exploitation$375K - $3M for a 3 year periodBSD Deadline: June 28, 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
Searle Scholars Program$100,000 per year for 3 years BSD Deadline: July 8

Application Deadline: September 27
Must be in their 1st faculty appointment at the Assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2018.Submit the following to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu by Monday July 8th:

1) A two-page description of the proposed research that might be undertaken as a Searle Scholar. The research proposal will be evaluated on the basis of its scientific merit, potential for successful results, evidence of creativity as well as feasibility, and clarity of thought.

2) Current CV including current and pending funding
NIH - Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Up to $250K per year for a 5-year project periodBSD Deadline: July 18, 2019

Application Deadline: September 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
Brinson Foundation: Limited Opportunity Award for Junior Investigators$100K with potential for a one-year grant renewalBSD Deadline: July 1, 2019

Application Deadline: July 30, 2019
1) Candidate must be an Assistant Professor conducting research as described above.

2) Candidate must hold an MD, PhD, DO, or equivalent.

3) No more than four years have elapsed since the candidate’s first faculty appointment, including non-tenure and tenure track appointments.

4) Candidates who hold an R01 grant from the NIH are not eligible.
Submit the following to fundingopps@bsd.uchicago.edu by the BSD deadline:

1) Updated NIH biosketch

2) Brief (2 page) description of the proposed research, including aims; significance of the research goals; timeline of the project; and description of the proposal’s potential to impact clinical interventions. Include 2 - 3 sentences summarizing how two years of funding could further advance this research if awarded.
DOJ - FY2019 Using Telehealth to Improve Care, Access and Quality of Sexual Assault Forensic Exams $2 - $4M for a 3 year period. BSD Deadline: July 5, 2019

Application Deadline: July 17, 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 - Exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Up to $750K per year for up to 3 yearsBSD Deadline: July 17, 2019

Application Deadline: October 9, 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