Funding Opportunities 2019

Funding Opportunities Newsletter- September 13, 2019

Funding Opportunities Newsletter
Spotlight Opportunities:
Google Faculty Research Awards
Deadlines: September 18, 2019

Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

Faculty must be nominated by their university or a Microsoft researcher.
A maximum of two nominations per university will be accepted; if more than one is nominated, then at least one nominee should help us increase the opportunities for faculty who are underrepresented in the field of computing. This includes those who self-identify as a woman, African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and/or person with a disability.

Nominations accepted through: Monday, September 11, 2019, 5:00 pm PT

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
Deadline for internal competition: September 30, 2019

ONR — FY20 Science & Technology Program Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Development of Advanced Technologies for Diagnostic Sensors and Neutralization of Buried & Surface Munitions in Land Environments
Required White Papers: November 1, 2019

Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2020 (EFRI-2020)
Letter of Intent Due: November 4, 2019 (by 5 pm proposer’s local time)

Bayer Crop Science Grants4 Initiative
Bayer Grants4 initiative for 2019 provides funding for Novel Solutions to Increase Crop Productivity. This initiative is currently focused on crop traits (Grants4Traits) and microbial and biomolecule solutions (Grants4Biologicals).
Next application deadline: November 15, 2019

American Association of University Women Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science
The grants are for tenure track, part-time, and temporary faculty, as well as new and established researchers at universities.
Deadline: December 1, 2019

NSF Quantum Information Science
Deadline: December 5, 2019

Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)
Note: Internal Selections deadline will be announced soon!
Deadline: January 21, 2020

Naval Research Laboratory – NRL Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Basic and Applied Research
Closing date: September 5, 2020
Biological & Medical Engineering
Virtual Consortium for Translational/Transdisciplinary Environmental Research (ViCTER) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Application due dates: December 2, 2019; December 1, 2020
Entrepreneurship
NSF Small Buisiness Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR)
Deadline: December 12, 2019
Questions? Contact us:

McKelvey School of Engineering
Research Development & Administration

engineeringresearch@wustl.edu
Funding
News:
New memo offers first glimpse of how Trump’s science adviser would like to shape spending priorities

Thoughts on How Institutions Can Promote a Culture of Research Integrity

Diversifying peer review by adding junior scientists
Initiatives to train and include early-career researchers in peer review may help improve science’s quality control

Linking ORCID iD to eRA Commons Profile
NIH encourages all applicants to create an ORCID account and link it to their eRA Commons personal profile. Starting Oct. 1, ORCID identifiers will be required for those supported by certain training and career development awards.
Environmental Engineering & Sustainable Technologies
RFI: Municipal Solid Waste Management and Materials Redeployment
Response date: October 8, 2019
Students & Postdocs
NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities – Fall 2020 (NSTGRO20)
The proposed space technology must be responsive to one of the 2015 Technology Roadmap documents listed below by title. Please note that TA15 (Aeronautics) is not included in this solicitation.

TA01 Launch Propulsion Systems
TA02 In-Space Propulsion Technologies
TA03 Space Power and Energy Storage
TA04 Robotics and Autonomous Systems
TA05 Communication, Navigation, and Orbital Debris Tracking and Characterization Systems
TA06 Human Health, Life Support, and Habitation Systems Note: Students responding to sections of this roadmap are reminded that the focus of the Project Narrative must be space technology development.
TA07 Human Exploration Destination Systems
TA08 Science Instruments, Observatories, and Sensor Systems Note: Students responding to sections of this roadmap are reminded that the focus of the Project Narrative must be space technology development.
TA09 Entry, Descent, and Landing Systems
TA10 Nanotechnology
TA11 Modeling, Simulation, Information Technology and Processing
TA12 Materials, Structures, Mechanical Systems, and Manufacturing
TA13 Ground and Launch Systems
TA14 Thermal Management Systems

Proposals due: November 5, 2019

American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships
Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded for the following master’s programs:

Architecture
Computer/information sciences
Engineering
Mathematics/statistics

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
Deadline: December 1, 2019

Link Foundation Energy Fellowship Program
Deadline: December 1

Environmental Defense Fund: EDF Climate Corps
Deadlines: December 2, 2019 and January 6, 2020

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowships
Deadline: December 4, 2019