Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

Selected funding opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields


National Institutes of Health

Research on the Role of Epigenetics in Social, Behavioral, Environmental and Biological Relationships, Throughout the Life-Span and Across Generations (R21)
Deadlines: Optional letter of intent due Oct. 13, 2013; full proposal due Nov. 13, 2013

National Science Foundation

Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs
Proposal windows: Medium projects, Sept. 24, 2013 – Oct. 15, 2013; Large projects, Nov. 4, 2013 – Nov. 19, 2013; Small projects, Jan. 2, 2014 – Jan 17, 2014

Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows (NSF SEES Fellows)
Deadline: Nov. 21, 2013

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
Proposal windows: Medium projects, Sept. 24, 2013 – Oct. 15, 2013; Frontier projects, Nov. 4, 2013 – Nov. 19, 2013; Cybersecurity education projects, Dec. 4, 2013 – Dec. 19, 2013; Small projects, Jan. 2, 2014 – Jan 17, 2014

Simons Foundation

Simons Fellows in Mathematics Program
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2013

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Explorer Awards
Proposals accepted continuously

U.S. Department of Defense

ARL/ARO Core Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research for Fiscal Years 2012 Through 2017
White papers accepted continuously

Naval Research Laboratory Boad Agency Announcement: Power/Energy Source Materials and Systems (61-11-01)
White papers accepted continuously

Defense Sciences Research and Technology
Deadlines: White paper due March 25, 2014 (not required, but strongly encouraged); full proposal due May 22, 2014

U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research (BAA) – Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP)
Deadline: Pre-proposal due Sept. 30, 3013

U.S. Department of Energy

Biological Systems Science
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2013

FY 2013 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program: High Energy Physics Experimental Research at the Intensity Frontier
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2013

Other organizations and foundations

American Cancer Society
Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2013

MedEvac Foundation International
Education Grants
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2013

Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (Limited submission)
Higher Education Grant Program
Deadlines: Internal LOI due Aug. 19, 2013; full proposal due Sept. 30, 2013
Internal LOI due Jan. 17, 2014; full proposal due Feb. 28, 2014

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Public Health Services and Systems Research: Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards
Deadline: Aug 21, 2013

Wings for Life (WFL) Spinal Cord Research Foundation
Project Research Grant
Deadlines: Executive summary due Oct. 1, 2013; if requested, full proposal due Nov. 1, 2013

More opportunities
Additional selected opportunities are available on the OVPR website.

Limited submissions
For opportunities with limitations on submissions from a single institution, an internal review must be completed before an investigator may apply.  Click here for information on applying for limited submission opportunities.

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