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):

PAR-15-032 – Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)
Internal Deadline: May 11, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: November 17, 2015

PAR-13-341 – Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)
Internal Deadline: April 27, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: September 25, 2015 [updated 4/1/15]

RFA-HG-015-001 – Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: April 7, 2015

RFA-HG-15-002 – Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: April 7, 2015

RFA-HD-15-033 – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers 2015 (U54)
LOI: March 15, 2015 (not required)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: April 15, 2015

RFA-AR-16-003 – NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers (P30)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: May 11, 2015

RFA-16-004 – NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine Resource-based Centers (P30)
Internal Deadline: April 23, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: June 11, 2015

RFA-DK-14-002 – Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: June 18, 2015 [updated on 1/8/2015]

RFA-HG-14-004 – Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
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: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: June 22, 2015

RFA-HL-16-017 – Summer Institute for Research Education in Biostatistics (R25)
LOI: May 1, 2015 (not required)
Internal Deadline: April 13, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: June 1, 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-14-573 – ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE)
LOI: October 5, 2015 (IT Catalyst); November 5, 2015 (IT)
Internal Deadline: April 13, 2015; 5 pm
External Deadline: November 03, 2015 (IT Catalyst); January 20, 2016 (IT)

NSF-15-543 – Archiving and Discovering of Data and Metadata Generated through Projects Funded by the NSF Arctic Sciences Section
LOI: April 17, 2015 (required)
Internal Deadline: March 27, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: May 18, 2015

NSF-14-564 – Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)

Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: July 13, 2015

NSF-14-506 – Faculty Development in the Space Sciences (FDSS)
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: August 31, 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-15-542 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
LOI: March 25, 2015
Internal Deadline: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: May 6, 2015

 

Foundations & Others:

Brain Research Foundation – Scientific Innovations Award in Neuroscience
LOI: July 1, 2015 (Required)
Internal Deadline: May 4, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: October 1, 2015

DOE-FOA-0001285 – US China CERC Energy and Water
Internal Deadline: April 27, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline: May 4, 2015

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: Contact the Office of Research if interested.
Nominations due to Foundation: March 16, 2015; 5pm
External Deadline:  April 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)