University of Southern California

Research

Institutionally Limited External Competitions

Investigators interested in applying for limited submission awards must contact their School’s research dean. For additional questions, please contact the Office of Research at vprsch@usc.edu or (213) 740-6709.

Faculty should indicate their interest in being considered for a given competition prior to the internal selection process being initiated.

For a list of recurring institutionally limited competitions, please click here.

Advance to: National Science Foundation (NSF) || Foundations & Others

National Institutes of Health (NIH):

RFA-HG-015-001 – Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1)
Internal Deadline: January 26, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: April 7, 2015

RFA-HG-15-002 – Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1)
Internal Deadline: January 26, 2015
External Deadline: April 7, 2015

RFA-RM-14-004 – RFA-RM-14-004 – NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 30, 2015

PAR-13-065 Interdisciplinary Complementary and Integrative Health Clinical Research Training Award
LOI: December 28, 2014
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 28, 2015

RFA-AR-16-003 – NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers (P30)
Internal Deadline: February 23, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: May 11, 2015

RFA-DK-14-002 – Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30)
Internal Deadline: March 9, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: June 18, 2015 [updated on 1/8/2015]

RFA-ES-15-003 – Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: February 27, 2015

PAR-14-076 – Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 25, 2015

RFA-HG-14-004 – Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32)
Internal Deadline: March 9, 2015
External Deadline: July 27, 2015

PAR-14-228 – NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)
LOI: 30 days before the application due date
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2015
External Deadline: June 22, 2015

PAR-13-111 – NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: May 13, 2015

 

National Science Foundation (NSF):

NSF maintains a catalog of upcoming solicitations and grant programs that are institutionally limited competitions at its website.

NSF-14-564 – Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)
Internal Deadline: February 23, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: July 13, 2015

NSF-15-528 – Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
Internal Deadline: January 12, 2015
External Deadline: March 17, 2015

NSF-14-506 – Faculty Development in the Space Sciences (FDSS)
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: August 31, 2015

NSF-15-526 – Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
LOI: January 5, 2015 (Required)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: March 16, 2015

NSF-15-522 Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)
Internal Deadline: January 9, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: March 2, 2015

NSF-15-519 National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)
LOI: February 2, 2015 (Required)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: April 3, 2015

NSF-14-610 Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity
LOI: December 3, 2014 (Required)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 28, 2015

NSF-15-507 – Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 20, 2015

 

Foundations & Others:

NEH Challenge Grants
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: May 1, 2015

Packard Foundation – Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2015
Nominations due to Foundation: March 16, 2015
External Deadline:  April 20, 2015

Paul Allen Family Foundation – Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI) Program – Life Science Focus
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: January 20, 2015

PEW Biomedical Scholars
Internal Deadline: May 15, 2015; 5pm
USC’s Nomination Due: July 15, 2015 (To be confirmed)
External Deadline: November 16, 2015 (To be confirmed)