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The following opportunities are designed for or limited to faculty at the start of their careers.

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Anticipated Internal DeadlineAward ProgramDiscipline/ Subject AreaAnticipated Sponsor DeadlineAdministrator Internal Selection
TBA 

Early Career Research  Agency: US Department of Energy

Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR); Biological and Environmental Research (BER); Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) TBA Research & Economic Development
8/1/2019 ACLS Fellowship Agency: American Council of Learned Societies Humanities and Social Sciences 9/25/2019 Research & Economic Development
8/1/2019 Young Investigators    Agency: Office of Naval Research Science and Technology 8/16/2019 Research & Economic Development
8/1/2019 NIH Director's New Innovator Award Agency: National Institute of Health Behavioral and Social Science, Chemical Biology, Instrumentation and Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Biology 8/26/2019 Research & Economic Development
8/1/2019

Sloan Research Agency: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation       

Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Ocean Sciences, Physics 9/16/2019 Research & Economic Development
8/1/2019

Doctoral New Investigator Grant Agency: American Chemical Society

Chemical Sciences, Chemical Physics, Geology/ Geographics / Geochemistry 10/18/2019 Research & Economic Development
9/1/2019 World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship Agency: Smith Richardson Foundation American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies 10/7/2019 Research & Economic Development
9/1/2019 Start-up Research Grant Program Agency: United States - Israel Binational Science Foundation Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences (Medicine), Life Science, Psychobiology 11/7/2019 due by 5pm Israel Time Research & Economic Development
9/1/2019 Young Faculty Award Agency: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Science and Technology 11/13/2019 Research & Economic Development
9/1/2019 Small Grants: Behavior Economics Agency: Russell Sage Foundation Behavioral Economics (psychology, economics, sociology, political science) 11/21/2019 Research & Economic Development
9/1/2019 & 1/1/2020 Small Grants: Comp. Social Science (Special Initiative Program) Agency: Russell Sage Foundation Behavioral Economics (psychology, economics, sociology, political science) 11/21/2019 & 3/12/2020 Research & Economic Development
11/1/2019 Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program Agency: The Greenwall Foundation Bioethics 1/8/2020 Research & Economic Development
12/1/2019 National Research Traineeship Program Agency: National Science Foundation Science and Engineering 2/6/2020 Research & Economic Development
12/1/2019 Keck Science & Engineering Research Agency: W.M Keck Foundation Science and Engineering 2/15/2020 Research & Economic Development
         
         

Anticipated
Internal
Deadline

Award ProgramDiscipline
/ Subject 
Anticipated
Sponsor
Deadline
Administrator
Internal Selection
1/26/2020

 

Small Grants: Behavioral Economics, Computational Social Science            Agency: The Russell Sage Foundation

 

Social Sciences 3/17/2020

For further
information
please contact
Ben Jones,
Advancement 

1/26/2020

Odyssey Award                        Agency: Smith Family Foundation 

Physical Sciences, Physics,
Chemistry, Engineering and
Basic Biomedical Research 
3/18/2020 For further
information 
please contact 
Ben Jones, 
Advancement 
3/1/2020

Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP)                              Agency: Department of Defense Air Force Office of Scientific Research 

Engineering, Complex Systems, Information Networks TBA March 2020 Please contact your ORA representative 
4/1/2020

Strategy and Policy Fellow                Agency: Smith Richardson Foundation

American Foreign Policy, International Security, Military Policy, and Diplomatic Policy TBA June 2020 For further information please contact Ben Jones, Advancement 
 4/1/2020

Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Researchers in AD/ADRD Research                      Agency: National Institute of Health

Basic Science amd Biology 6/16/2020
5pm EST
Please contact your ORA representative
 5/1/2020

Cottrell Scholar Award (CSA)        Agency: Research Corporation for Science Advancement 

Chemistry, Physics and or  Astronomy 7/1/2020 (Midnight PST) Please contact your ORA representative
 5/1/2020

Faculty Early Career Development Program Career                            Agency: National Sciences Foundation

Engineering, Mathematical,
Physical Sciences, Geosciences, Computer Information Science
and Biological Sciences 
7/27/2020 Please contact your ORA representative
 6/1/2020

New Director's New Innovator Award Program                                      Agency: National Institute of Health

Behavioral, Social, Biomedical, Applied and formal Sciences TBA August 2020

Please contact your ORA representative 

 6/1/2020

Henry Dreyfus Techer-Scholar Awards Program                                      Agency: The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Chemical Sciences, Biochemistry, Materials Chemistry and Chemical Engineering   8/6/2020

For further information please contact:
Ben Jones, 
Advancement

 6/1/2020

Beckman Young Investigators Program      Agency: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Chemical and Life Sciences  8/9/2020 For further information please contact:
Ben Jones, 
Advancement
 6/1/2020

Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigators Program (YIP)          Agency: Office of Naval Research 

Science, Engineering
and Technology
TBA August 2020 Please contact your ORA representative
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