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The Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (GSIRI)

https://u.osu.edu/ehegsiri/
Sponsor: College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University
Submission Deadline: September 26, 2021 Post ideas (required) by 09/26/21; Submit proposals by 10/01/19.

The Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (GSIRI) offers Education and Human Ecology (EHE) graduate students an opportunity to collaborate in interdisciplinary research. The chief mission of GSIRI is to enhance collaboration, creation, and contribution amongst diverse graduate student burgeoning expertise in order to address the pressing educational issues that exist in our society.


Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-038.html
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Submission Deadline: September 28, 2021 Next deadline is January 26, 2022.

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to provide a new pathway for Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who wish to propose research projects in a new direction for which preliminary data do not exist. The Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant, named in honor of the late National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Director, Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., is open to a broad range of scientific research relevant to the mission of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs). Proposed projects must represent a change in research direction for the ESI and should be innovative and unique. A distinct feature for this FOA is that applications must not include preliminary data.


Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship

https://gradsch.osu.edu/alumni-grants-graduate-research-and-scholarship
Sponsor: Graduate School, The Ohio State University
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2021

The Graduate School’s Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship (AGGRS) Program provides small grants up to $5,000 to support the research and scholarship of doctoral or terminal master’s degree candidates for their dissertations or theses.


Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504709
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2021 Small, Medium, and EDU Projects are due 09/30/21; Large Projects are due 01/29/21

The goals of the SaTC program are aligned with the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan (RDSP) and National Privacy Research Strategy (NPRS) to protect and preserve the growing social and economic benefits of cyber systems while ensuring security and privacy. The RDSP identified six areas critical to successful cybersecurity research and development: (1) scientific foundations; (2) risk management; (3) human aspects; (4) transitioning successful research into practice; (5) workforce development; and (6) enhancing the research infrastructure.


Grants-in-Aid Program

http://www.whitehall.org/grants/
Sponsor: Whitehall Foundation
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2021 Letter of intent due October 1, 2021.

The Grants-in-Aid program is designed for researchers at the assistant professor level who experience difficulty in competing for research funds because they have not yet become firmly established. Grants-in-Aid can also be made to senior scientists. All applications will be judged on the scientific merit and innovative aspects of the proposal, as well as on past performance and evidence of the applicant’s continued productivity. Grants-in-Aid are awarded for a one-year period and do not exceed $30,000.


Research Grants

http://www.whitehall.org/grants/
Sponsor: Whitehall Foundation
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2021 Letter of intent due October 1, 2021.

The Whitehall Foundation works to advance scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. It is the foundation’s policy to support dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with specialized missions. The foundation emphasizes the support of young scientists at the beginning of their careers and productive senior scientists who wish to move into new fields of interest. Research grants are available to established scientists of all ages working at accredited institutions in the United States. The Foundation does not award funds to investigators who have substantial existing or potential support, even if it is for an unrelated purpose. Research grants normally range from $30,000 to $75,000 per year.


Small Grants Program

http://clifbarfamilyfoundation.org/Grants-Programs/Small-Grants
Sponsor: Clif Bar Family Foundation
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2021 Applications are reviewed three times a year: February 1, June 1, and October 1.

Through the program, the foundation will award general support grants as well as funding for specific projects in the three focus areas: strengthen our food system, enhance equitable community health outcomes, and safeguard our environment and natural resources. Priority is given to applicants that address two or more of the funding priorities at the same time, demonstrate strong community ties, and Operate within viable and clearly defined plans for positive change.


Addressing Caregiver Symptoms through Technological Tools (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-023.html
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

The purpose of the Funding Opportunity announcement is to encourage grant applications from the scientific community that develop and test tools to address symptoms in caregivers. The key to this announcement is the focus on the caregiver, regardless of patient symptoms or conditions. Research is needed to enhance symptom recognition and assessment in caregivers, and to promote technological strategies to alleviate distress in caregiver symptoms. These studies are needed to advance the science related to caregiver experience of symptoms, caregiving contexts that promote these symptoms, and viable tools to address the symptoms experienced by caregivers.


Advancing Mechanistic Probiotic/Prebiotic and Human Microbiome Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-876.html
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its participating Institutes and Centers invite applications for basic and mechanistic science that facilitates the development of effective probiotics or pre-/probiotic combinations of relevance to human health and disease; and (2) determine biological outcomes for the evaluation of efficacy of pre/probiotics in appropriate test systems and animal models. This FOA encourages basic and mechanistic studies using in vitro, in vivo, ex vivo, and in silico models that focus on prebiotic/probiotic strain selectivity, interaction, and function. It will also encourage inter and multidisciplinary collaborations among scientists in a wide range of disciplines including nutritional science, immunology, microbiomics, genomics, other ‘-omic’ sciences, biotechnology, and bioinformatics.


Advancing Research in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-047.html
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH); National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks Research Project Grants (R01) applications on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to advance our scientific knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with severe speech and physical impairments (SSPI). AAC is a set of tools and strategies that an individual uses to solve everyday communicative challenges. This FOA is for R01s only and encourages a range of research inclusive of basic, clinical, and translational.


Dissertation Grants Program

https://www.aera.net/Professional-Opportunities-Funding/AERA-Funding-Opportunities/Grants-Program/Dissertation-Grants
Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), with support from the National Science Foundation, provides advanced graduate students with research funding and professional development and training through its dissertation grants program. Provides advanced graduate students with research funding and professional development and training. The program supports highly competitive dissertation research using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. The aim of the program is to advance fundamental knowledge of relevance to STEM policy, foster significant science using education data, and build research capacity in education and learning.


Increasing Uptake of Evidence-Based Screening in Diverse Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-932.html
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its participating Institutes and Centers invite applications that seek to understand strategies to reduce disparities in the uptake of evidence-based screening (e.g. screening recommendations proven to be effective based on rigorous systematic review of scientific evidence by authoritative committees) across the adult lifespan. In this program announcement, screening is defined as a preventive service focused on detection of an undiagnosed disease in asymptomatic populations. Research supported by this initiative should enhance the screening process related to use: (1) in diverse populations, (2) in diverse clinical and community settings, and/or (3) with traditional, non-traditional and/or allied health care providers.


Research Grants

http://www.aera.net/Professional-Opportunities-Funding/AERA-Funding-Opportunities/Grants-Program/Research-Grants
Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), offers research grants to faculty at institutions of higher education, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars. The program supports highly competitive studies using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. This research and training program is designed to advance knowledge and build research capacity in education and STEM education and learning.


Telomeres in Wellness and Disease: A Biobehavioral Approach (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-074.html
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2021

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate clinical research that examines the role of telomeres in wellness and disease, and to advance the incorporation of telomere studies into biobehavioral programs of research. A body of research has demonstrated the contribution of telomeres to health-related outcomes; however, additional studies are needed to achieve the full potential for incorporating telomere-guided approaches for maintaining wellness, reducing the risk and burden of disease, and for advancing symptom and self-management strategies.


Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=500047&org=EHR&sel_org=EHR&from=fund
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Submission Deadline: October 6, 2021

The DRK-12 program invites proposals that address immediate challenges that are facing preK-12 STEM education as well as those that anticipate radically different structures and functions of preK-12 teaching and learning. The DRK-12 program has three major research and development strands: (1) Assessment; (2) Learning; and (3) Teaching. The program recognizes the synergy among the three strands and that there is some overlap and interdependence among them. However, proposals should identify a clear focus of the proposed research efforts (i.e., assessment, learning, or teaching) consistent with the proposal’s main objectives and research questions. The program supports six types of projects: (1) Exploratory, (2) Design and Development, (3) Impact, (4) Implementation and Improvement, (5) Syntheses, and (6) Conferences. All six types of projects apply to each of the three DRK-12 program strands.


Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program, Research Grants: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Obesity-Associated Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-21-021.html
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS RFA-CA-21-021
Submission Deadline: October 6, 2021

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites research grant applications for transdisciplinary studies that will enhance our knowledge of the dynamics and underlying mechanisms that link obesity, metabolic dysregulation and increased cancer risk as part of the Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program. For this FOA, metabolic dysregulation is defined as alterations in glucose utilization and storage, insulin sensitivity, and/or lipid metabolism. Applications should specifically seek to advance our understanding of how metabolic dysregulation in individuals affects cancer risk and identify mechanisms that will enhance (i) cancer risk prediction, (ii) screening for high-risk individuals in clinical settings, and (iii) identification of potential targets for preventive and therapeutic interventions.


EHR Core Research (ECR:Core)

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504924&org=EHR&sel_org=EHR&from=fund
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Submission Deadline: October 7, 2021

The EHR Core Research (ECR) program offers this ECR:Core solicitation and invites proposals for fundamental research (curiosity-driven basic research and use-inspired basic research) that contributes to the general, explanatory knowledge that underlies STEM education in one or more of the three broadly conceived Research Areas: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development. Within this framework, the ECR program supports a wide range of fundamental STEM education research activities, aimed at learners of all groups and ages in formal and informal settings.


NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-dissertation-fellowship-program-guidelines/
Sponsor: National Academy of Education
Submission Deadline: October 7, 2021

The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, analysis, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.


Secondary Analyses of Existing Datasets of Tobacco Use and Health (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-21-003.html
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH); US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Submission Deadline: October 8, 2021

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite R21 applications proposing the innovative analysis of existing (publicly available) nationally representative U.S. cross-sectional and longitudinal data, to investigate novel scientific ideas and/or to generate new models, systems, tools, methods, or technologies that have the potential for significant impact on biomedical or biobehavioral research in areas relevant to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – Center for Tobacco Products (CTP).


Racial Equity in STEM Education (EHR Racial Equity)

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505910&org=EHR&sel_org=EHR&from=fund
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Submission Deadline: October 12, 2021 Next deadline is March 22, 2022.

Proposals should advance racial equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development through research and practice. Core to this funding opportunity is that proposals are led by, or developed and led in authentic partnership with, individuals and communities most impacted by the inequities caused by systemic racism. The voices, knowledge, and experiences of those who have been impacted by enduring racial inequities should be at the center of these proposals. The proposed work should provide positive outcomes for the individuals and communities engaged and should recognize peoples’ humanity, experiences, and resilience. Proposals need to consider systemic barriers to opportunities and benefits, and how these barriers impact access to, retention in, and success in STEM education, research, and workforce development. Competitive proposals will be clear with respect to how the work advances racial equity and addresses systemic racism, as these constructs may have different meanings in different settings.


Conference Grants

https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/conference-grants
Sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Submission Deadline: October 13, 2021

The Spencer Foundation’s Conference Grant program is designed to provide support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia. The conference grant program intends to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research.


Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Information Ecosystem (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-348.html
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
Submission Deadline: October 13, 2021 Next deadline is June 8, 2022.

Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) announces its interest in supporting meritorious research projects in three distinct domains related to cancer communication: 1) the utility and application of new cancer communication surveillance approaches; 2) the development and testing of rapid cancer communication interventions using innovative methods and designs; and 3) the development and testing of multilevel cancer communication models emphasizing bidirectional influence between levels. This program will also use the NIH Exploratory/Developmental (R21) grant mechanism.


Research to Understand and Inform Interventions that Promote the Research Careers of Individuals in the Biomedical Sciences (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-295.html
Sponsor: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Submission Deadline: October 13, 2021

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose research designed to test training, mentoring, and networking interventions intended to enhance research-oriented individuals’ interest, motivation, persistence and preparedness for careers in the biomedical research workforce. Funded projects are expected to produce research findings that will guide the design and implementation of interventions in a variety of academic settings and career levels to enhance the diversity of the biomedical research workforce.


Advanced Technological Education (ATE)

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21598/nsf21598.htm
Sponsor: Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF 21-598
Submission Deadline: October 14, 2021

With a focus on two-year Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program supports the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation’s economy. The program involves partnerships between academic institutions (grades 7-12, IHEs), industry, and economic development agencies to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary institution school levels. The ATE program supports curriculum development; professional development of college faculty and secondary school teachers; career pathways; and other activities. The program invites applied research proposals that advance the knowledge base related to technician education. It is required that projects be faculty driven and that courses and programs are credit bearing, although materials developed may also be used for incumbent worker education.


Learning and Leadership Grants

http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
Sponsor: NEA Foundation
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2021

The foundation is inviting applications for its Learning and Leadership Grants program. The program provides support to public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education through grants to individuals to fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes, conferences, seminars, travel abroad programs, or action research; or grants to groups to fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.


Presidential Fellowship

https://gradsch.osu.edu/pursuing-your-degree/graduate-fellows/presidential-fellowship
Sponsor: Graduate School, The Ohio State University
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2021 Competitions are held in autumn and spring of each year. Deadlines are the third Friday of October for the autumn competition or the last Friday of March for the spring.

Nominations for the 2021-2022 Presidential Fellowship competition opens September 3rd, 2021. Nominations close on Friday October 15th. As announced last November 2020 and March 2021, the Presidential Fellowship competition is now once per year in autumn. The 2021-2022 Presidential Fellowship competition will allow a program to nominate up to six candidates for the academic year 2021-2022. Graduate student Presidential Fellowship award recipients can notify the Graduate School of their start date by 5:00 p.m. on December 3rd, 2021, and could start in Spring 2022, Summer 2022 or Autumn 2022. Funding will be provided for three sequential semesters. It is anticipated that most Presidential Fellows will start in Summer 2022 and then complete their degree and graduate at the end of Spring 2023 after one full year of support.


TOEFL Small Grants Program for Doctoral Research in Second or Foreign Language Assessment

https://www.ets.org/toefl/grants/doctoral_research_grant_second_language
Sponsor: Educational Testing Service
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2021

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) provides small cash awards of up to $2,000 to promising doctoral students working in the area of foreign or second language assessment that will help them finish their dissertations in a timely manner.


Addressing Caregiver Symptoms through Technological Tools (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-024.html
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Submission Deadline: October 16, 2021

The purpose of the Funding Opportunity announcement is to encourage grant applications from the scientific community that develop and test tools to address symptoms in caregivers. The key to this announcement is the focus on the caregiver, regardless of patient symptoms or conditions. Research is needed to enhance symptom recognition and assessment in caregivers, and to promote technological strategies to alleviate distress in caregiver symptoms. These studies are needed to advance the science related to caregiver experience of symptoms, caregiving contexts that promote these symptoms, and viable tools to address the symptoms experienced by caregivers.


Telomeres in Wellness and Disease: A Biobehavioral Approach (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/pa-19-073.html
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
Submission Deadline: October 16, 2021

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate clinical research that examines the role of telomeres in wellness and disease, and to advance the incorporation of telomere studies into biobehavioral programs of research. A body of research has demonstrated the contribution of telomeres to health-related outcomes; however, additional studies are needed to achieve the full potential for incorporating telomere-guided approaches for maintaining wellness, reducing the risk and burden of disease, and for advancing symptom and self-management strategies.


Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504984
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Submission Deadline: October 18, 2021

The purpose of this program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in emerging technologies (to include, but not limited to, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and immersive or augmenting technologies) for teaching and learning in the future. The program accepts proposals that focus on learning, teaching, or a combination of both. The scope of the program is broad, with special interest in diverse learner/educator populations, contexts, and content, including teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in foundational areas that enable STEM (e.g., self-regulation, literacy, communication, collaboration, creativity, and socio-emotional skills). Research in this program should be informed by the convergence (synthesis) of multiple disciplines: e.g., learning sciences; discipline-based education research; computer and information science and engineering; design; and cognitive, behavioral, and social sciences. Within this broad scope, the program also encourages projects that investigate teaching and learning related to futuristic and highly technological work environments.