ACADEMIC RESEARCH

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grant Seekers

This is a collection of grant opportunities and, if applicable, grant-related training opportunities that are currently available from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and other sources (August 5, 2015). Please note that they are divided by academic discipline and thus allow for easy navigation. The links listed below will change as new grant opportunities become available. In addition to checking the already existing external grant opportunities, do not hesitate to check this site on a regular basis.

 

AGRICULTURE

Deadline Date – August 31, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Multicultural Scholars Program

Description – The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities.

Size of Grant - $200,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/higher-education-multicultural-scholars-program-msp

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – September 28, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Category – Jobs Plus Pilot Initiative

Size of Grant – 8 awards of between $1 million and $3 million

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes 

Web - http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail

 

Deadline Date – November 18, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Small Business Innovation Research for Type 1 Diabetes

Description – This Funding Opportunity Announcement invites Small Business Innovation Research grant applications from small business concerns for funding to perform research leading to the development of innovative technologies that may advance progress for early detection and assessment of individuals at risk and for early diagnosis, prognosis and follow-up of type 1 diabetes.

Size of Grant – Total of $2 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-15-024.html

 

EDUCATION

Deadline Date – Q&A Session Wednesday, August 12, 2015; Proposal September 30, 2015

Grant Resource – Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

Category – Summer Academies

Description – Summer Academies will: Provide stimulating learning opportunities for students through focused and motivating learning activities in mathematics, science and multi-disciplinary studies with integration of technology with hands-on activities, experimentation, exploration of technology. Help students develop early awareness about the need to plan personally, academically and financially for college.  Make success in college an expected and logical outcome for all participants with particular emphasis on those young people from subgroups most likely to be underrepresented in the fields of mathematics, science and technology. Build in young people a sense of accomplishment relative to math and science and link the academy’s curriculum with eventual core course taking in high school, promoting the highest standards and the belief in all students’ ability to succeed in challenging core courses. Develop and promote career and educational aspirations by providing an opportunity for students to explore both personal and career goals, as well as to become familiar with various areas of study available at post-secondary institutions. Seek partnerships with Oklahoma business and industry, relevant community and nonprofit organizations, potentially bringing to students relevant work experiences through the academy. 

Size of Grant - $530/student for commuter academies and $670/student for residential academies

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://okhighered.org/grant-opps/osrhe-grants.shtml#sa

 

Deadline Date – December 7, 2015

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Discovery Research PreK-12

Description – The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by PreK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and development efforts that provide theoretical and empirical justification for proposed projects. Projects should result in research-informed and field-tested outcomes and products that inform teaching and learning.

Size of Grant – 45 awards between $100,000 and $3 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15592/nsf15592.pdf

 

HEALTH FIELDS

Deadline Date – September 28, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services HRSA

Category – Service Area Competition

Cost Sharing or Match – Total $152 million

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278160

 

Deadline Date – October 5, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Research to Advance Vaccine Safety

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-312.html

 

Deadline Date – December 17, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense

Category – Cooperative Agreement for Science and Technology Research and Development

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278149

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – January 14, 2016

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Ideas Lab: Measuring Big G Challenge

Description – The gravitational constant, G, describes the strength of gravitation, the weakest of the four fundamental interactions in nature. This solicitation describes an Ideas Lab on "Measuring Big G" Ideas Labs are intensive meetings focused on finding innovative solutions to grand challenge problems. The ultimate aim of this Ideas Lab organized by the Physics Division of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), in collaboration with experts in the field, is to facilitate the development of new experiments designed to measure Newton’s gravitational constant G with relative uncertainties approaching or surpassing one part in 100,000.

Size of Grant – 5 awards totaling $2 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15591

 

Deadline Date – November 4, 2015

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Advancing Informal STEM Learning

Description – Advancing Informal STEM Learning</span> (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; and advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments. The AISL program supports seven types of projects: (1) Collaborative Planning, (2) Exploratory Pathways, (3) Research in Service to Practice, (4) Innovations in Development, (5) Broad Implementation, (6) Conferences, and (7) Informal STEM Learning Resource Center.

Size of Grant – 71 awards totaling $38 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15593

 

VETERANS

Deadline Date – September 2, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Labor

Category – Employment and Training Service Homeless Veterans Reintegration to the Incarcerated Veterans Transitional Program

Description – Grants awarded under this FOA will allow VETS to evaluate the benefits of linking the HVRP and IVTP programs as part of a demonstration project. The additional authority has been given to serve veterans who have recently been released from incarceration who are at risk of homelessness. HVRP grantees are already working with veterans who are homeless and were recently released from incarceration. Combining the unique experience of HVRP grantees with the targeted focus of IVTP could maximize the use of federal funds while meeting the needs of these uniquely disadvantaged veterans.

Size of Grant – 5 awards of $300,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278232

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