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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.  

We have provided deadlines for past opportunities to allow faculty to plan for the next round.  


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Program Deadline
Disseminating and Implementing Evidence from Patient-Centered outcomes Research in Clinical Practice Using Mobile Health Technology August 4

Alex's Lemonade Stand

Program Deadline
Nurse Researcher Discovery Grant August 6

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Program Deadline
Sloan Research Fellowships September 15

Alliance for Lupus Research

Program Deadline 
Target identification in Lupus August 25

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Program Deadlines (LOI due two weeks prior to dealines)
Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) September 5 December 5
Preclinical Drug Discovery Program September 5 December 5
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration September 5 December 5

American Academy of Neurology Foundation

Program Deadline
Medical Education Research Training Fellowship August 1
Clinician-Scientist Development Awards August 13

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Program Deadline
Joint Research Grant November 15

American Association of Endodontists Foundation

Program Deadline
Endodontic Research Grant August 15

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Program Deadline
Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Chemical Sciences September 15

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

Program Deadline
Faculty Fellowship Award August 18

American Cancer Society

Program Deadline
Clinical Cancer Research Professor LOI: August 1 / Application: October 15

American College of Gastroenterology

Program Deadline
Junior Faculty Development Grant December 5
Clinical Research Award December 5
"Smaller Programs" Clinical Research award December 6

American Diabetes Association

Program Deadline
Core Program October 14
Targeted RFAs September 15

American Gastroenterological Association

Program Deadline
R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer August 29

 American Hearing Research Foundation

Program Deadline
Research Grant August 1

American Heart Association

Program Deadline
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 Physical Therapy Asssociation

Program Deadline
HPA Catalyst Grant Program December 31
D.L. Hart Memorial Outcome Research Grant January 10, 2015

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)

Program Deadline 
RFP Clinical Studies on Benign Colorectal Disorders LOI: August 1 Application: October

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Program Deadline
Gorgas Memorial Institute Research Award July 23

American Urological Association

Program Deadline 
Data Grant LOI: July 31 Application: October 15

Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Program Deadline
The Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant October 1

AUR Research and Education Foundation

Program Deadline
Foundation Ethics and Professionalism in Radiology Grant January 10, 2015

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Program Deadline
Investigator Initiated Research Grant August 31

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Program Deadline
Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry August 11
Senior Scientist Mentor Program September 8

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Program Deadline
 Recruitment of First-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Members August 29
 Recruitment of Rising Stars August 29
 Recruitment of Established Investigators August 29

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

Program Deadline 
CCF Research Grant Program September 5

Children's Tumor Foundation

Program Deadline
Drug Discovery Initiative September 2

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation

Program Deadline
Research Award Program July 31

 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Program Deadline 
Research Grant                             September 3
Pilot and Feasibility Awards September 10

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Program Deadline
Fellowship Award August 15

Department of Defense (Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs CDMRP)

Program Deadline  
Clinical Translational Leverage Award Invitation to submit: July August 27
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Invitation to submit: July August 27
Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean and Assistant Dean Leadership Award Invitation to submit: July August 20
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Invitation to submit: July August 27
Pilot Award Invitation to submit: July August 20
Program Deadline
Concept Award Pre Application: July 29  Application: August 12
Career Development Award Pre Application: June 3 (deadline has passed) Invitation to submit Application: September 17
Clinical Exploration Award Pre Application: June 3 (deadline has passed) Invitation to submit Application: September 17
Idea Development Award Pre Application: June 3 (deadline has passed) Invitation to submit Application: September 17
Program Deadline
Era of Hope Scholar Award August 15
Innovator Award August 15
Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 August 15
Program Deadline  
Investigator-Initiated Partnership Award Invitation to submit Application: September 3
Program Deadline
Idea Development Award August 28
Program Deadline 
Therapeutic Development Award August 20
Therapeutic Idea Award August 20
Program Deadline  
Career Development Award Invitation to submit Application: September 17
Idea Award with Special Focus Invitation to submit Application: September 17
Program Deadline  
Clinical Trial Award Invitation to submit Application: October 7
Idea Development Award Invitation to submit Application: October 7
Program Deadline
Clinical Trial Award October 17
Discovery Award August 4
Focused Program Award November 13
Investigator-Initiated Research Award October 17
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award October 17
Program Deadline
Idea Development Award September 24
Synergistic Idea Development Award September 24
Biomarker Development Award September 24
Health Disparity Research Award Pre Application: July 23 Application: September 24
Laboratory Clinical Transition Award Pre Application: July 23 Application: October 29
Population Science Impact Award Pre Application: July 23 Application: October 29
Clinical Exploration Award Pre Application: July 23 Application: October 29
Prostate Cancer Biospecimen Resource Pre Application: July 23 Application: October 29
Physician Research Training Award Pre Application: August 27 Application: September 10
Postdoctoral Training Award Pre Application August 27 Application: September 10
Collaborative Undergraduate Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Summer Training Program Award Pre Application August 27 Application: September 10
Program Deadline
New Investigator Award Pre Application / LOI: September 11 Application: September 25 
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Invitation to submit Invited Application: September 25 
Innovative Treatment Evaluation Award Invitation to submit Invited Application: September 25
Clinical Trial Award Invitation to submit Invited Application: September 25
Program Deadline
Clinical Trial Award October 24
Clinical Trial Development Award October 24
Idea Development Award October 24
Outcomes Research Award October 24
Translational Research Award October 24
  • Spinal cord injury (scirp)

Program Deadline 
Clinical Trial Award October 30
Investigator Initiated Research Award October 30
Qualitative Research Award October 30
Translational Research Award October 30

Edward N. & Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation

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

Epilepsy Foundation

Program Deadline
Targeted Research Initiative for Research regarding Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Application: August 1
New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program LOI: August 15
Epilepsy Innovation seal of Excellence Award LOI: August 16
Research Grants Program Application: August 22
Predoctoral Research Training Fellowship Application: August 22
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Application: August 22
Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians Application: October 1

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Program Deadline   
External Awards Program August 1 November 1

Foundation Feducq

Program Deadline
Translation Networks of Excellence Program LOI: September 5 Application: February 2015

Foundation for Physical Therapy

Program Deadline
Foundation Research Grant August 6
Magistro Family Foundation Grant August 6
Orthopaedic Research Grant August 6

Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance

Program Deadline
General Research Grant Application: September 15

Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)

Program Deadline
Lesbian Health Fund (LHF) October 15

Gerber Foundation

Program Deadline 
Novice Researcher Award Program Concept Paper: 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 Concept Paper and App: August 15 November round-Concept Paper: December 1 and App: February 15 

Grammy Foundation

Program Deadline
Scientific Research Project LOI: October 1
Archiving and Preservation Project LOI: October 1

Human Frontier Science Program

Program Deadline
Long-Term Fellowship August 28
Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship August 28

 Intuitive Surgical

Program Deadline  
Technology Research Grants Invitation to submit Application: September 4

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Program Deadline 
Exploratory Clinical Trials of Non-insulin Adjunct Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes September 19
Glucose Responsive Insulin Discovery and Validation September 19
Clinical Trials to Preserve Beta Cell Function and Delay Onset of Symptomatic Disease in the At-risk Setting for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) October 1
Diabetic Nephropathy Biomarker Discovery and Validation Using Type 1 Diabetes Cohorts October 20
Targeting Islet Cell Plasticity for regeneration of beta cell function in T1D October 9
Identifying and Prioritizing Drug Targets and Combination Therapies to Simultaneously Optimize Regenerative and Survival Responses in the Beta Cell October 9

Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine

Program Deadline
Project Grant October 1

 Lupus Research Institute

Program Deadline
Distinguished Innovator Grants July 31
Novel Research Grant Program August 4

Migraine Research Foundation

Program Deadline
Research Grant August 1

National Ataxia Foundation

Program Deadline 
Young Investigator Award LOI: August 1 Application: September 2

Young Investigator Award for Spinocerebellar Ataxia Research
LOI: August 1 Application: September 2
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Award LOI:  August 15 Application: September 15
Pioneer Spinocerebellar Ataxia Translational Research Award LOI: August 15 Application: September 15

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

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

November 16

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Program Deadline 
Career Transition Fellowships August 13  
Pilot Research Grants October 1
Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship Award for training in MS Clinical Trials August 13   
Daniel Haughton Senior Faculty Award August 13
Research Grant August 6
Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Research August 6
Postdoctoral Fellowships August 13

 National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program                                     Deadlines 
Catalyzing New International Collaborations (CNIC) October 22
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) August 11

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation

Program Deadline 
Research Grant September 15

Open Society Foundation

Program Deadline
Open Society Fellowship August 4

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Program Deadline 
Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award August 1
Liz Tilberis Early Career Award August 1
Program Project Development Grants August 1

PetSmart Charities

Program Deadline
Adoption Open
Spay/Neuter Open
Emergency Relief Open

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of American Foundation

Program Deadline
Informatics Pre Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Informatics Post Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Informatics Sabbatical Fellowship September 1
Informatics Research Starter Grants September 1
Pharmacology/Toxicology Pre Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Pharmacology/Toxicology Post Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Pharmacology/Toxicology Sabbatical Fellowship September 1
Pharmacology/Toxicology Research Starter Grants September 1
Pharmaceutics Pre Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Pharmaceutics Post Doctoral Fellowship September 1
Pharmaceutics Sabbatical Fellowship September 1
Pharmaceutics Research Starter Grant September 1

Rheumatology Research Foundation

Program Deadline  
Career Development Bridge Funding Award: R Bridge August 1 December 31 
Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Bridge August 1 December 31 
Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Supplement August 1  
Ephraim P. Engleman Endowed Resident Research Preceptorship August 1 November 3 February 2 May 1
Amgen Fellowship Training Award August 1   
Paula de Merieux Fellowship Training Award August 1   

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Program Deadline
Public Health Services & Systems Research (PHSSR) July 23

Scoliosis Research Society

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

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Program Deadline
Education Research Grant August 1
Research Training Grant August 1

Susan G. Komen

Program Deadline 
Career Catalyst Research Grants November 20
Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants November 20
Graduate Training in Disparities Research November 20

Terra Foundation

Program Deadline 
Exhibition Grant LOI: August 1 Application: October 15

Uniting Against Lung Cancer

Program Deadline
Legacy Program August 13

William T. Grant Foundation

Program Deadline
Distinguished Fellows Program August 5
Use of Research Evidence August 5
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