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Limited Funding Opportunity Calendar

The most currently due limited funding opportunities are listed first.  Those that are past due indicate the typical month they are due. 

This is not an all inclusive list. If you know of other limited funding opportunities, please contact Kelly at to have the opportunity added to the list.

FoundationInternal Due DateFoundation Due DateNumber of Applications
NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)04-30-2016 Coordinator: Holly Sommers05-16-2016There is no limit on the number of applications that Emory University may submit provided, however, that the applications are for different types of equipment.
NIH High-End (HEI) Instrumentation Grant Program (S10)04-30-2016 Coordinator: Holly Sommers05-16-2016There is no limit on the number of applications that Emory University may submit provided, however, that the applications are for different types of equipment.
NIH NIDDK Diabetes Research Centers (P30)04-14-2016 Coordinator: Holly Sommers05-14-2016 (Letters of Intent); June 14, 2016 (Full Applications)1
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation - Moore Inventor Fellows02-18-2016 Coordinator: Holly Sommers05-01-20162
NIH NIAID International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (U19)02-15-2016 Coordinator: Holly Sommers03-15-2016 (Letters of Intent); April 15, 2016 (Full Applications)1
NIH Blueprint Training in Computational Neuroscience: From Biology to Model and Back Again (T90/R90)Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers02-16-2016 (Letters of Intent); March 18, 2016 (Full Applications)1
NIH NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers03-11-2016 (Letters of Intent); April 11, 2016 (Full Applications)1
NIH NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition AwardPast Due: Materials should be sent to Jeff Mills ( (Letters of Intent); February 19, 2016 (Full Applications)1
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award R01Past Due01-26-2016 (Letters of Intent); February 26, 2016 (Full Applications)Only one application per School or College within a University will be accepted.
W.M. Keck Foundation - Spring CyclePast Due: Contact Lucy Grantham for details05-01-2015 Due twice a yearly4
NIH Directors Early Independence Awards (DP5)Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers12-29-2015(Letters of Intent); January 29, 2016 (Full Applications)2
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)TBD - Coordinator: Holly SommersSecond Wednesday in January, Annually3
Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant ProgramTBD - Coordinator: Holly SommersDue early January - check back for exact date1
NSF Research Traineeship Program (NRT)TBD - Coordinator: Holly Sommers12-09-2016 (Letters of Intent); February 7, 2017 (Full Applications)Two (2) proposals for the Traineeship Track and two (2) proposals for the Innovations in Graduate Education Track
Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in BioethicsPast Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers10-09-2015 (Letters of Intent); January 11, 2016 (Full Applications)2
CDC NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers10-02-2015 (Letters of Intent); December 3, 2015 (Full Applications)1
NIH NIEHS NHIR Comprehensive Evaluation U01Past Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers10-30-2015 (Letters of Intent); November 30, 2015 (Full Applications)1
Burroughs Wellcome Fund CareerAwards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)Past Due - Please see website for detailsNo Longer Limited in Number of Applications
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Infectious Disease AwardPast Due - Please see website for detailsNo longer limited in number of internal applicants
NIH NHLBI/NIMH/NINR Career Development Program in Emergency Care Research K12Past Due09-09-2015 (Letters of Intent); October 9, 2015 (Full Applications)1
Searle Scholars AwardPast Due - Coordinated by OSPDue late September annually2
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation - Grant ProgramPast DueDue early August annually 2
PEW Scholars Program in the Biomedical SciencesPast Due - Coordinated by OSP07-15-2015 Online nominations; Full Applications due Nov 1, 20151
W.M. Keck Foundation- Fall CyclePast Due - Contact Lucy Grantham for details11-01-20154
William T Grant Foundation Scholars AwardPast DueDue early July annually1 per School or College
Amerincan Diabetes Association Pathway AwardPast DueDue early July1
Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations AwardPast Due - Coordinator: Holly Sommers07-01-2015 (Letter of Intent); October 1, 2015 (Full Applications)only 1 senior faculty member
Arnold and Mabel Beckman FoundationPast Due - Coordinator: Holly SommersDue mid-June 1
Vascular Cures and the SVS Foundation Wylie Scholar ProgramTypically Due in late March each year1
Dana Foundation David Mahoney Neuroimaging ProgramPast DueTypically Due in early April each year1
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation - The Macy Faculty Scholars Programpast dueDue early February1*
Mary Kay Ash Charitable FoundationContact Winship Cancer InstituteDue early February Annually1