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This page contains a list of sponsoring agencies to which TTUHSC researchers commonly apply as well as new opportunities that may be of interest to HSC faculty.  While the sponsoring agency's deadline is listed below, please be aware that the completed grant application is due to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at least 5 business days prior to the agency deadline (see the Grant Review Process for more detailed information).  

This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of grant deadlines relevant to TTUHSC. Please be aware that these deadlines are subject to change at any time by the sponsoring agency.  While OSP will update this list on a routine basis, it is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm all deadlines by carefully following the sponsoring agency's guidelines/program announcement.  


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Program Deadline
Bridge Grants April 10
Springboard Grants April 10
'A' Award Grant May 23
Reach Award May 30

Alternatives Research & Development Foundation

Program Deadline
Alternative Research Grant Program LOI: April 24  / Application: April 30

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Program Deadlines (LOI due two weeks prior to dealines)
Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) March 5 June 5 September 5 December 5
Preclinical Drug Discovery Program March 5 June 5 September 5 December 5

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP)

Program Deadline
Research Stimulation Grant March 3
Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) Research Stimulation Grant March 3

  American Cancer Society

Program Deadline
Research Scholar Grants April 1
Institutional Research Grants April 1
Postdoctoral Fellowships April 1
Mentored Research Scholar Grant April 1
Research Professor Grants LOI: February 1
Application: April 1
Clinical Cancer Research Professor                                           LOI: August 1
Application: October 15
Pilot and Exploratory Projects (PEP) in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families April 1
Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention April 1
The Role of Healthcare and Insurance in Improving Outcomes in Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment April 1

American Diabetes Association

Program Deadline
Pathway to Stop Diabetes  July 1
Young Investigator Career Development Award in Geriatric Endocrinology May 1

 American Heart Association

Program Deadline
SouthWest Affiliate Beginning Grant-in-Aid  January 17
SouthWest Affiliate Grant-in-Aid January 17
SouthWest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship January 17
SouthWest Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship    January 17    
Founders Affiliate July 25
Greater Southeast Affiliate July 25
National July 24
Western States Affiliate July 23
Great Rivers Affiliate July 23
Midwest Affiliate July 22
Southwest Affiliate July 22
Mid-Atlantic Affiliate No summer deadline         

American Music Therapy Association

Program Deadline
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award May 2

American Nurses Foundation

Program Deadline
Nursing Research Grant May 1

American Parkinson Disease Association

Program Deadline
George C. Cotzias Memorial Fellowships April 1
Research Grants April 1
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships April 1

American Psychological Foundation

Program Deadline
F.J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Research Prize on Understanding the Human Mind March 1
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologist Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) May 15

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Research Foundation (ASCRS)

Program Deadline
General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant March 1

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Program Deadline
Research Grant LOI: May 2  Invitation to submit: May 29 Application: July 14

American Society of Hematology

Program Deadline
Bridge Grant Program June 30

American Society of Human Genetics

Program Deadline
Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship April 25

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Program Deadline
New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarships May 9
Graduate Student Scholarships May 23

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Program Deadline
Investigator Initiated Research Grant December 31 February 28 May 31 August 31

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Program Deadline
Individual Investigator Research Awards for Prevention and Early Detection June 26
Individual Investigator Research Awards for Cancer in Children and Adolescents                                          June 26                 
Individual Investigator Research Awards (IIRA) June 26
Competitive Continuation/Expansion Projects July 10
Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services July 10
 Recruitment of First-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Members June 11
 Recruitment of Rising Stars June 11
 Recruitment of Established Investigators June 11
Company Relocation Product Development Awards May 29
Established Company Product Development Awards May 29
New Company Product Development Awards May 29

Children's Heart Foundation

Program Deadline
Research in Congenital Heart Disease June 6

 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Program Deadline 
Research Grant                             LOI: April 7 Application: September 3
Pilot and Feasibility Awards LOI: April 7       Application: September 10

Cystinosis Research Foundation

Program Deadline
Post-Doctoral Fellowships April 23

Department of Defense (Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs CDMRP)

Program Deadline  
Clinical Translational Leverage Award Pre-App: June 3 Invitation App: July App: August 27
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-App: June 3 Invitation App: July App: August 27
Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean and Assistant Dean Leadership Award Pre-App: June 3 Invitation App: July App: August 20
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Pre-App: June 3 Invitation App: July App: August 27
Pilot Award Pre-App: May 22 Invitation App: July App: August 20
Program Deadline
Career Development Award Pre App: June 3 Application submission by invitation only Application: September 17
Clinical Exploration Award Pre-App: June 3 Application submission by invitation only Application: September 17
Idea Development Award Pre-App: June 3 Application submission by invitation only Application: September 17
Program Deadline
Era of Hope Scholar Award Pre App: (LOI) August 1 Application: August 15
Innovator Award Pre App: May 14 Invited Application: August 15
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 Pre App (LOI) May 14 Application: May 14
Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 Pre App: May 14 Invited Application: August 15
Program Deadline  
Investigator-Initiated Partnership Award Pre App: June 4  Application submission by invitation only App: September 3

 Edward N. & Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation

Program Deadline 
Age Related Macular Degeneration Research Application: June 13 Invited Full Proposal: September 15

Epilepsy Foundation

Program                           Deadline
New Therapy Commercialization Grants LOI: March 7                                                            Application: April 21
Behavioral Sciences Post-Doctoral Fellowship  April 14
Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence Award                                                    LOI: March 7                                                           Application: April 21
Shark Tank Competition LOI: March 14

Fahs-Bech Fund for Research and Experimentation

Program Deadline
Fahs-Beck Fund Doctoral Dissertation Grant April 15
Fahs-Beck Fund Faculty Research Grant April 15

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Program Deadline   
External Awards Program February 1 May 1 August 1 November 1

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)

Program Deadline
Lesbian Health Fund (LHF) May 15 October 15

Gerber Foundation

Program Deadline 
Novice Researcher Award Program Concept Paper: June 1 or December 1 Applications for the Novice Researcher Award follow the same process and guidelines as outlined under the Research Application found elsewhere on the Gerber Foundation website.
Research Grants May round-Concept Paper: June 1 and App: August 15 November round-Concept Paper: December 1 and App: February 15 

 Google

Program Deadline
Google Research Awards April 15

Infectious Diseases Society (IDSA)

Program Deadline
Merle A. Sande/Pfizer Fellowship Award in International Infectious Diseases March 17
ASP-IDSA Young Investigator Award in Geriatrics March 17
Pfizer Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development March 17

Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine

Program Deadline
Project Grant April 1 October 1

Lupus Foundation of America

Program Deadline
LIFELINE Grant Program March 21
Career Development Award March 28

 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Program Deadline 
Therapeutic Pipeline Program LOI: May 28 Application: June 18

 Morton Cure Paralysis Fund

Program Deadline
Research Grants April 30

 National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Click here for a complete list of NIH standard deadlines.  Below are the most common standard deadlines. Specific requests for applications (RFAs) may have special deadlines; refer to the funding announcement for detailed information.  

Program Deadlines
R01 Research Grants: New February 5 June 5 October 5
K Series Research Career Development: New February 12 June 12 October 12
R03, R21, R33, R34, R36: New            February 16  June 16 October 16
R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
February 25 June 25 October 25
R01: Renewal, resubmission, revision March 5 July 5 November 5
K Series: Renewal, resubmission, revision March 12 July 12 November 12

R03, R21, R33, R34, R36: Renewal, resubmission, revision

March 16 July 16 November 16

National Marfan Foundation

Program Deadline
Faculty Grant Program April 27
Early Investigator Grant Program May 2

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Program Deadline 
Career Transition Fellowships Preliminary: April 16 Full: August 13  
Pilot Research Grants January 8 April 2 July 2 October 1

National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation

Program Deadline
Edward H. Schuchman Research Fellowship May 1

 National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program                                     Deadlines 
Catalyzing New International Collaborations (CNIC) January 22 April 22 July 22 October 22
International Research Network Connections (IRNC) July 7   

Pfizer, Inc.

Program Deadline
ASPIRE Hemophilia Research Competitive Research grant Program May 19

Prevent Blindness America

Program Deadline
Investigator Award March 31

Progeria Research Foundation 

Program Deadline
Innovator Awards May 2
Established Investigator Awards May 2
Specialty Awards May 2

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Program Deadline
2014 Movember-PCF Global Treatment Sciences Network Challenge Award April 30

Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation

Program Deadline
New Investigator Grant March 1

 ResMed Foundation

Program Deadline
Clinical Research Grants March 15

 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Program Deadline
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program March 18

Royal National Institute for Deaf People

Program Deadline
International Research Grant April 29

Scoliosis Research Society

Program Deadline 
Small Exploratory Grant April 1 October 1
Standard Investigator Grant April 1 October 1
New Investigator Grant April 1 October 1
Alf Nachemsom Evidence Based Medicine April 1 October 1

Society of Family Planning

Program Deadline
Large Research Grants April 10
Small Research Grants April 10
Junior Investigator Grants April 10
Mid-Career/Mentor April 10
Trainee Research Grant April 10

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Program Deadline
Global Nursing Research Grant May 1

The Triological Society

Program Deadline
Triological Society / American College of Surgeons Clinical Scientist Development Awards May 23

 William T. Grant Foundation

Program Deadline 
Distinguished Fellows Program May 6 August 5
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