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

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Small Research Grant Program (R03)
Deadlines: Oct. 16, 2013; Feb. 16, 2014; June 16, 2014

Functions of Skeletal Muscle Beyond Contraction (R21)
Deadlines: Oct. 16, 2013; Feb. 16, 2014; June 16, 2014; resubmission and revision applications due Nov. 1, 2013; Mar. 16, 2014; July 16, 2014

NIMHD Basic and Applied Biomedical Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01)
Deadlines: Letter of intent due Oct. 26, 2013; full proposal due Nov. 26, 2013

Research on Children in Military Families: The Impact of Parental Military Deployment and Reintegration on Child and Family Functioning (R13)
Deadlines: Dec. 12, 2013; April 12, 2014

Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication (R01)
Deadlines: Oct. 5, 2013; Feb. 5, 2014; June 5, 2014

National Science Foundation

Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG)
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2013

Computational Mathematics
Deadlines: Dec. 15, 2013 for research projects; proposals for conferences and workshops should be submitted eight to 12 months before the requested starting date

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Deadlines: Nov. 4, 2013 (Engineering; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Materials Research), Nov. 5, 2013 (Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy), Nov. 7, 2013 (Social Sciences; Psychology; STEM Education and Learning), Nov. 8, 2013 (Life Sciences; Geosciences)

Linguistics Program
Deadlines: January 15, 2014; July 15, 2014

Theoretical Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
Deadline: Dec. 5, 2013

U.S. Department of Defense

Defense Sciences Research and Technology
Deadlines: White paper strongly suggested by Mar. 25, 2014; full proposal due May 22, 2014

Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction
White papers accepted continuously

U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research (BAA) – Medical Training and Health Information Sciences Program
Preliminary proposals accepted continuously

U.S. Department of Energy

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2013

Wellcome Trust

Medical History and Humanities Travel Grants
Proposals accepted continuously

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadlines: Preliminary proposal due Sept. 27, 2013; full proposal due Dec. 6, 2013

Other organizations and foundations

Alpert Foundation
Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2013

Alpha-1 Foundation
Role of MicroRNAs in the Expression and Therapy of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Deadlines: Letter of intent due Sept. 30, 2013; invited full proposals due Feb. 21, 2014

American Institute of Physics (AIP)
AIP State Department Science Fellowship Program
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2013

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Project Grants
Deadlines: Prospective applicants must contact the appropriate director of studies by Oct. 1, 2013 to determine if the project is within the sponsor’s purview. If invited, full proposals are due on Nov. 1, 2013.

Merck Fund
Environmental Health Grant Program
Letters of inquiry accepted continuously

Waitt Foundation
Grants – Ocean Conservation
Proposals accepted continuously

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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Ready to apply?
If you’d like to apply for these, or other specific funding opportunities, contact your academic unit’s assigned OSP coordinator for more information.


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