Requests for Proposals

A variety of funding resources are available to members of the University research community.  Here are highlights of select opportunities that are of wide appeal or applicability to University researchers. For a more detailed list of funding opportunities, please visit the Office of Research and Project Administration.

If you are interested in any available opportunity please read Guidelines for Limited Submission RFPs or Guidelines for Open Call RFPs.

You may also view an archive of past funding opportunities.


 

Funding Opportunities

2019 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, National

The award provides $250k in unrestricted funds. Application deadline is Monday, September 24, 2018 before 5 PM. THIS IS A LIMITED SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITY.
Audience: Engineering, Life Sciences

Whitehall Foundation LOIs for Bioscience Research Projects

The Whitehall Foundation assists scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. It is the foundation's policy to support those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with a specialized mission. The foundation emphasizes the...
Audience: Early Researcher, Life Sciences

Simons Collaborations in Mathematics & the Physical Sciences

The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for the Simons Collaborations in MPS program. The aim of this program is to stimulate progress on fundamental scientific questions of major importance in the broad areas of mathematics, theoretical physics and theoretical computer science.
Audience: Various Research Areas

Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Awards

The Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Awards are designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering. It is designed to support talented students from traditionally under-represented minority groups* in the technology...
Audience: Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

2019 Michelson Prizes

The Human Vaccines Project and the Michelson Medical Research Foundation are now accepting applications for the 2019 Michelson Prizes. The Michelson Prizes are scientific awards given annually to young investigators who are applying disruptive research concepts and inventive processes to advance vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global...
Audience: Early Researcher, Engineering, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences

NJ Health Foundation: 2019 Research Grants Program

New Jersey Health Foundation’s Research Grants Program funds early health-related projects that demonstrate exciting potential and help researchers qualify for larger grants from other organizations to advance their projects.
Audience: Various Research Areas

2019 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology & Evolution Awards

The Simons Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2019 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology & Evolution Awards.
Audience: Early Researcher, Engineering, Natural Sciences

RSF/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF)/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration seeks to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status, politics and political culture, and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations.
Audience: Early Researcher, Humanities, Social Sciences

Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) Program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration

The RSF program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration seeks investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, economic, and political effects of the changing racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. population, including the transformation of communities and ideas about what it means to be American.
Audience: Early Researcher, Humanities, Social Sciences

Simons Foundation Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences

The Simons Foundation’s Target Grants program is offering flexible funding for projects in math and physical science. The deadline is rolling and an applicant can submit at any time.
Audience: Natural Sciences

Cisco RFP for Secure and Private Internet of Things

This Cisco RFP with a rolling deadline (an applicant can submit at any time) requests researchers to propose innovative approaches to address various issues in technology.
Audience: Engineering

Comcast Innovation Fund Research Grants and Open Source Development Grants

The Comcast Innovation Fund offers $150K Max Anticipated. The external deadline is rolling.
Audience: Various Research Areas

Smith Richardson Foundation’s Programs in International Security & Domestic Public Policy

The Smith Richardson Foundation offers funding for research in the area of public policy. The application deadline is rolling.
Audience: Humanities, Social Sciences

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Explorer Awards

The Explorer Awards offers up to $80,000, including indirect costs for one year, non-renewable. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.
Audience: Life Sciences