Research Management Group (RMG)
   

Limited Submission Programs

This webpage contains an overview of the external limited submission programs (NIH, NSF, foundation and association), programs currently requiring an internal selection process, as well as a calendar of all limited programs offered throughout the year.

Limited programs are external sponsored research grants that require an internal selection process because the sponsor limits the number of applications that can be submitted by Stanford.

The limited submission programs are facilitated by Jeanne Heschele on behalf of the Dean of Research Office and the School of Medicine Research Management Group (RMG).
Please contact Jeanne at jheschele@stanford.edu for any questions about these programs.



List of Current Programs and Deadlines

 

NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) PAR-15-032
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

# of applicants: 1
$30,000 per year for up to 3 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility (with UTL, MCL, and NTL-R appointments)
The purpose of the Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series is to bring together academic institutions and community organizations to identify opportunities for reducing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR).
Internal Office of Community Health deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
Internal submission guidelines

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

# of applicants: 5
$486K total direct costs over 3 yrs.
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation will retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee.
Eligibility: For physician scientist assistant professors with UTL, MCL, and NTL-R appointments who are within the first four years of their initial first full faculty appointment
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 3:00 p.m
Internal submission guidelines



Mary Kay Foundation
Cancer Research Grant Program

# applicants permitted: 1
Up to $100,000 over 2 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty: assistant, associate, and full professors with NTLR-Research, Medical Center Line (MCL) or university-tenure line (UTL) faculty appointments are permitted.
Research focus: innovative grants for translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast or cervical cancer.
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 3:00 p.m
Internal submission guidelines



National Comprehensive Cancer Network- NCCN Foundation--2015 Young Investigator Award

# of applicants permitted: 2
$75K/yr x 2 years
Eligibility: applicants must have a first full time appointment as an Assistant Professor with PI eligibility and Instructor in an NCCN institution. [Note: Clinical Instructors are not eligible].
The award is open to physicians and scientists working in an oncology laboratory, clinical research or clinical setting, or cancer control program in one of the NCCN’s 25 Member Institutions who have MD’s, M.D./Ph.D. or PhD degree or international equivalent.
Internal Cancer Institute Deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 3 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines

 

NIH NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01) (RFA-ES-15-003)
# of applicants permitted: 1
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
$250K direct costs per year x 5 years ($1.25M total direct costs)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility who meet the NIH Early Stage Investigator (ESI) program definition
Internal Deadline:
Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Internal submission guidelines




The Simons Foundation Division for Mathematics and the Physical Sciences
Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science
# of applicants: 2

Eligibility: the applicant must be a graduate student who has completed two, three or four years at a U.S. or Canadian institution of higher education. A track record of outstanding results in theoretical computer science is the key criterion. There are no citizenship requirements
Internal deadline: Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Internal submission guidelines

 

St. Baldrick's Foundation-Pediatric Cancer
Grants and Fellowship-Spring Cycle 2015

#'s of applicants: limited according to the grant category:
Unlimited #'s of applicants permitted: Consortium Research grants ($100K-$500K/yr for 1-5 yrs)
Two applicants permitted: Research grants $100K for 1 year
One applicant permitted for each of these programs:
St. Baldrick's Fellows
St. Baldrick's Scholar (Career Development Award)
Supportive Care Research Grants $50K for 1 yr
St. Baldrick’s International Scholar (Career Development Award)
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 3 p.m.
Program information and Internal submission guidelines

 

NSF 15-519 National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)
# of applicants: 1
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility
$500,000 to a maximum of $2,000,000 per year for up to 5 years depending on the plans and scope of their capabilities.
Approximately 10-15 university user facility sites will be funded.

Internal Dean of Research office deadline-EXTENDED: Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Internal submission guidelines




NSF 15-522 Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)
# of applicants: 1
Amount of funding: $10M—$25M over 5 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
The Division of Materials Research (DMR) seeks to significantly accelerate advances in materials research and engineering through the rapid discovery of new materials and phenomena by developing a new midscale user facility program - Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program. The US, once a global leader in materials synthesis, has fallen behind in the science of crystal growth. To rebuild technical strength in this area, the initial MIPs will focus on developing new bulk and thin film crystalline hard materials.
Internal Dean of Research office deadline:
Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Internal submission guidelines >>

 

NSF 15-528 Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
# of applicants: Stanford may submit only ONE proposal as the LEAD organization. There is no limit on the number of proposals under which an organization may be included as a non-lead collaborator or sub-awardee.
Eligiiblity:
Standard grants: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility. NSF expects project teams to include persons with appropriate expertise. This might include expertise in the domain or domains of science or engineering on which the project focuses, in ethics, values, evaluation, and pedagogy.
Institutional Transformation Research Grants: it is highly recommended by NSF that one or more senior members of the administration (e.g. Provost, VP, and/or President) serves as a PI.
Internal Dean of Research office deadline: Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Internal submission guidelines

 

Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation
Faculty Scholar Award

$75K-$100K gift award.
The sponsor will fund up to two Scholars. The internal selection process is conducted through the Awards Committee on behalf of the School of Medicine Foundation Relations in the Medical Center Development Office.
Eligibility: School of Medicine assist. prof. with NTLR, UTL and MCL faculty appointments.
Internal deadline: Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/baxter.html

 

 

Future limited programs to be announced:

  • Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship Program (awaiting the 2015 RFP)
  • Miscellaneous NIH and NSF programs

 

Limited Program updates:

  • Ellison Medical Foundation, in a letter dated 08/27/13, indicated they will no longer offer their funding opportunities in Neuroscience and their New Scholar in Aging (a limited program) and the Senior Scholar Program in Aging.
  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award:
    the sponsor no longer limits the number of applications from an institution so an internal selection process is no longer required.
  • AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowships- effective in 2014, the eligibility guidelines have changed so that U.S. institutions are no longer eligible.


The internal deadlines have passed for these limited programs in 2014

Foundations limited programs-2014 internal deadlines have passed.

  • The Simons Foundation Division for Mathematics and the Physical Sciences Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science
  • 2014 Google U.S./Canada Ph.D. Fellowship Program
  • Intel Corporation 2014-15 Ph.D. Fellowship Program
  • The Dana Foundation David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowships for Science and Engineering
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Foundation Young Investigator Award
  • The Novo Nordisk Senior Postdoctoral Research Award Program in Autoimmunity
  • The V Foundation for Cancer Research Scholar Award
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI)-Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • The V Foundation for Cancer Research Translational Grant Award
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA) Pathway to Stop Diabetes Accelerator and Initiator Award
  • Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovation Award
  • W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program "Call for Concept Papers" (June)
  • Pew Scholars Program
  • Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research
  • Searle Scholars Program
  • PhRMA Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • PhRMA Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Informatics
  • Burroughs Welcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)
  • Simons Foundation Math+X Investigator Program
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
  • Francis Family Foundation Parker B. Francis Fellowship
  • HHMI International Student Research Fellowship
  • Graduate Student Awards-Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation-Allen Distinguished Investigator-Life Science: Neuronal maturation
  • Google U.S./Canada Ph.D. Fellowship Program
  • Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists (categories: Life Sciences, Physical sciences and Engineering, Chemistry)
  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program Award
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation-Distinguished Investigator Award (Basic biology of Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
  • The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.--Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
  • Mary Kay Foundation Cancer Research Grant Program
  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network- NCCN Foundation--2015 Young Investigator Award


NIH limited programs-the 2014 internal deadlines have passed.

  • NIH NCCAM Botanical Dietary Supplement Research Centers (P50) (RFA-OD-14-001)
  • NIH NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01) (RFA-ES-13-014)
  • NIH NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42) RFA-ES-14-001-
  • NIH NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHS CC) (P30) RFA-ES-13-012
  • NIH NHLBI Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE)(R25) RFA-HL-14-021
  • NIH Coordination and Evaluation Center for Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce Program (U54) RFA-RM-13-015
  • NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative (U54) RFA-RM-13-016
  • NIH National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) (U54) RFA-RM-13-017
  • NIH NHLBI Coordination Center for Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) (R01) RFA-HL-14-022
  • NIH NIDDK Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Core Center (P30)
    (RFA-DK-13-007)
  • NIH NIGMS Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)
    (PAR-14-076)

    NIH NIGMS Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (R25) (PAR-14-121)
  • NIH NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers 2014 (U54) (RFA-HD-14-012)
  • NIH NIAID Consortium for Food Allergy Research (U19) (RFA-AI-14-003)
  • NIH NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure (P2C) (RFA-HD-14-016)
  • NIH NIAMS/NIAID Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus: Network Leadership Center** (UM2) (RFA-AR-14-015)
  • NIH NIAID Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN) (U19) (RFA-AI-14-033)
  • NIH NIA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30) (RFA-AG-15-003)
  • Limited Competition: Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research Coordinating Center (U54) (RFA-MD-14-002)
  • Limited Competition: NIMHD Exploratory Centers of Excellence Pilot Research Projects (P20) (RFA-MD-14-003)
  • NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25) (PAR-14-228)
  • NIH Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) (RFA-DK-14-002)
  • NIH NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42) (RFA-ES-14-007)
  • NIH/CDC Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Research Training (U2R) (RFA-TW-14-002)
  • NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30) (RFA-NS-14-013) Dr. Gary Steinberg, Dept. of Neurosurgery, will be submitting a renewal for his existing P30 grant and is therefore the designated Stanford applicant.
  • NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5) RFA-RM-14-004

 


NSF and miscellaneous federal limited programs-2014 internal deadlines have passed.

  • NSF 14-536 High Performance System Acquisition: Continuing the building of a More Inclusive Computing Environment for Science and Engineering
  • NSF 14-546 Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
  • NSF 14-544 Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
  • NSF 14-543 Urban Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN)
  • NSF 14-541: Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering
  • NSF 14-548 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT)
  • NSF 14-547 Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)
  • NSF 14-554 International Research Network Connections (IRNC)
  • NSF 14-570 Theory Institute in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics [AMO]
  • Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Techology (NIST)
    Community Resilience Center of Excellence 2014-NIST-CR-COE-1
  • NSF 14-587 Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
  • Limited program sent to the School of Engineering (SOE) Dean's Office to facilitate the university's response, if any: NSF 14-602: IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)
  • NSF 14-605 Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure 2015 - 2019 (NHERI)
  • NSF 14-600 Science and Technology Centers (SCT): Integrative Partnerships
  • NSF 13-517 Major Research Instrumentation Program: Instrument Acquisition or Development



Calendar-Limited programs offered on an annual basis

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

January

The Simons Foundation Division for Mathematics and the Physical Sciences Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science
# of applicants from the university: 2
This award is for a graduate student who has completed two, three or four years at a U.S. or Canadian institution of higher education. A track record of outstanding results in theoretical computer science is the key criterion.
Internal deadline: Jan.
(The university-wide internal selection process is coordinated by the Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering.)
Internal submission guidelines

 


St. Baldrick's Foundation-Pediatric Cancer

Unlimited applicants permitted: Consortium Research Grant which consists of 5 institutions (internal selection process is NOT applicable)
Two applicants permitted: Childhood Cancer Research Grants (internal selection process required)
One applicant permitted: St. Baldrick's Scholar (Career Development) Award, Supportive Care Research Grant, St. Baldrick's Fellowship, St. Baldrick's International Scholar (internal selection process required)
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: Jan. 16, 2015, 3p.m.
Internal submission guidelines



Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation
Faculty Scholar Award

$75K-$100K gift award.
The sponsor will fund up to two Scholars. The internal selection process is conducted through the Awards Committee on behalf of the School of Medicine Foundation Relations in the Medical Center Development Office.
School of Medicine assist. prof. with NTLR, UTL and MCL faculty appointments.
Internal deadline: Jan. 26, 2015, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/baxter.html


Intel Corporation
Intel Ph.D. Fellowship Program

Eligibility: applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited PhD program with research concentration in one of several technical areas.
One-step process. The internal selection process for this program is facilitated by Corinne Beck in the Center for Integrated Services.
Internal deadline: Jan.
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/intel_fellowship.html

 

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
Reprogramming the Cancer Cell

Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Internal deadline: NOT OFFERED IN 2013
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/waxman.html




February


Dana Foundation
David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program:
Using Brain and Immune Imaging to Improve Human Health

Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only for submissions from faculty in all schools (Neuroscience Institute to review proposals)
Internal submission guidelines: the sponsor's website >> in Feb. 10, 2015 for the 2015 RFP
Internal submission guidelines
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/danabrainimaging.html

 

AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellows
Effective 2014 program guidelines:
AXA has changed it's eligibility requirement so that U.S. institutions are no longer eligible.


Northern California Association of Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa-Graduate Scholarship

Currently enrolled Graduate students and professional students $5,000
Deadline: Feb.
Internal guidelines


The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Fellowships for Science and Engineering

Requires 2 step internal selection process: first at the School level to determine the top 2 applicants (through our Awards Committee), then at the Dean of Research Office internal review committee.
$875K. Eligibility: for assistant professors with PI eligibility within the first three years of their first faculty appointment (see eligibility) with a research focus in the natural and physical sciences or engineering. Disciplines that will be considered include physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, and all branches of engineering.
Internal School of Medicine deadline: Feb.
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/packardscience.html


Pfizer Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) -Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Request for Translational Proposals for Biotherapeutic Targets

CTI: an innovative Pfizer program that partners with leading academic medical centers and disease foundations nationwide to accelerate the translation of novel targets to the clinic.
Amount of funding: up to $250,000 per year x 2 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved PI waiver)
# of applicants: unlimited numbers of pre-proposals are permitted.
Timeline:
Pre-proposal deadline: Feb. (see pre-proposal guidelines)
*submit pre-proposals to Kanad Das, SPARK Program Manager
Full proposals by invitation only.
Program overview >>



National Comprehensive Cancer Network-NCCN Foundation
Young Investigator Award

Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Eligibility: a first full time appointment as an Assistant Professor (with PI eligibility) or as an Instructor
Internal deadline: Feb.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nccn.html


March

The Novo Nordisk Senior Postdoctoral Research Award Program in Autoimmunity
The Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection (ITI) is pleased to announce a new collaborative fellowship program funded by Novo Nordisk. Successful applicants will receive a generous stipend for 2 years, with the possibility of a third year of funding based on progress.
See the guidelines for eligibility.
Internal ITI application deadline: March
Internal submission guidelines


Vice Provost Office for Graduate Education (VPGE)
2014-2015 Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship

**School of Medicine Internal Selection Process**
Request for nominations sent to School of Medicine faculty thesis advisors
*Note: VPGE has requested that:
--Bioengineering nominations be submitted to the School of Engineering only
--Biology nominations be submitted to the School of Humanities and Sciences only
--Biophysics nominations be submitted to the School of Humanities and Sciences only
Eligibility:
Nominations will be accepted from School of Medicine faculty thesis advisors (who are members of the Academic council) for their advanced graduate students: with TGR status* who are currently enrolled in School of Medicine Ph.D. programs and who are currently within the first 5 years of graduate study
*TGR Status: Advanced graduate students are those who have declared TGR status (they have completed 135 units and all degree requirements except for the completion of their dissertation).
Internal School of Medicine deadline: March
Internal submission guidelines

 

V Foundation for Cancer Research
Scholar Award

Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Internal deadline: March
Internal submission guidelines
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/vfoundationscholar.html

 

V Foundation for Cancer Research
V Foundation Translational Award

Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Internal deadline: March
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/vfoundationtrans.html



April


Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI)-Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limited to 3 applicants
Single-step process
Internal Dean of Research deadline: April
Internal submission guidelines


American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Diabetes Research Career Initiator Award

Postdoctoral fellow to faculty transition award
# of applicants: 1 (Stanford is permitted ONE total nomination. It can be either an "Initiator" OR an "Accelerator" applicant, but not both.)
Eligibility: Eligible applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship) and have no more than seven years of training following terminal doctoral degree
Amount of funding: Awards provide two distinct phases of research support totaling up to $1.625M (2-3 awards to be made): Phase 1 provides up to two years of support for mentored training at a maximum of $100,000 per year (including 10% indirect costs); Phase 2 provides up to five years of support for independent research at a maximum of $325,000 per year (including 30% indirect costs)
Internal deadline: April
Internal submission guidelines

 

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Diabetes Research Accelerator Award

# of applicants: 1 (Stanford is permitted ONE total nomination. It can be either an "Initiator" OR an "Accelerator" applicant, but not both.)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility or Established faculty with PI eligibility new to Diabetes Research (see the guidelines for additional criteria)
Amount of funding: up to $325K per year (including 30% indirect costs) for a total of $1.625M
Internal deadline: April
Internal submission guidelines




The William T. Grant Foundation
Scholars Program

For research has compelling policy or practice implications for the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. A university-wide internal selection process is required.
# of Stanford nominees: 1 from each major division of the university
Eligibility: assistant professors with UTL and MCL faculty appointments
Dean of Research Office:   April
Internal submission guidelines

 

 

May

 



June

Brain Research Foundation
Scientific Innovation Award

Single step internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Neuroscience Institute-SINTN to review proposals)
Neuroscience Institute deadline: June
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/brain_research_fdn_sia.html

 

W.M. Keck Foundation
Science and Engineering and Medical Research Programs

**Request for Concept Papers**
Faculty with PI eligibility (with UTL, MCL, and NTL-Research appointments) across the natural and earth sciences, engineering, and medicine at all ranks are eligible. Keck has a stated interest in interdisciplinary research, thus proposals may also come from a team of faculty across departments, disciplines, or schools. The foundation has broad interests, but has also expressed a growing interest in fundamental energy-related research
Up to $2M over 5 years.
The next call for concept papers will held in 2015
Internal submission guidelines



Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research

Only one applicant is permitted.
TBA
Sponsor website >> for information only
A separate webpage for the internal selection process will be created in 2015.
Internal Deadline: June


Pew Scholars Program
Requires 2 step internal selection process: first at the School level to determine the top 3 applicants , then at the Dean of Research Office internal review committee.
Assist. professors with PI eligibility (with UTL, MCL and NTL-research appointments) see additional criteria.
Internal deadline for all schools:  June
Internal submission guidelines for all schools:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/pewscholar.html



July


Reliable Cancer Therapies
Rediscovering Breakthroughs Grants
Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Internal deadline: July
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/rct.html


Searle Scholars program

Requires 2 step internal selection process: first at the School level to determine the top 3 applicants (through our Awards Committee), then at the Dean of Research Office internal review committee.
Internal deadline for all schools: July
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/searle.html

 

PhRMA Foundation
Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Informatics

Only one applicant is permitted for each program.
Eligibility: see the following webpage.
Internal Deadline: July
Internal submission guidelines

Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)
One nominee permitted.
Eligibility: assistant prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of the start of the first faculty appointment as of Aug. 1, 2015.
Internal Dean of Research Office deadline: July
Internal submission guidelines

August




Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Career Awards for Medical Scientists
(postdocs/Instructors)
Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only (Awards Committee to review proposals)
Internal proposal deadline: Aug.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/bwfmedscientist.htm


Simons Foundation
Math+X Investigator Program

Limited to two nominees.
Eligibility: tenured faculty with a primary appointment in the Department of Mathematics.
Invitation sent directly to the Department Chair of Mathematics with a request for internal proposals to be sent to Kristi Geerke in the H&S Dean's Office by Aug.


William N. and Bernice E. Bumpus Foundation
Innovation Award

Single step internal selection process-Neuroscience Institute-SINTN to review proposals
Eligiiblity: faculty with PI eligibility
Internal deadline: Not applicable for 2012 (Stanford was not invited this year. One of the 2012 recipients was a Stanford faculty member.)
Internal deadline: TBA
Internal submission guidelines
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/bumpus.html





September


Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Simons Investigators programs in Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Computer Science

Limited to two nominees in each category.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility who should be tenured by Aug. 1, 2015, the start date of the appointment, and whose research involves mathematics, physics, or theoretical computer science.
Internal Dean of Research Office deadline: Sept.
Internal submission guidelines

 

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases

Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only (Awards Committee to review proposals)
Internal proposal deadline:
Sept.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/bwfpatho.htm

Francis Family Foundation
Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program

Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only (Awards Committee to review proposals)
Each department may submit only two applications annually and is limited to a maximum of three active fellowships at any one time. However, departments may submit more than one internal candidate proposal for review by the SoM Awards Committee per the internal selection process submission guidelines below. This internal selection process is to monitor the number of applicants from departments. As of 2014: the only active PBF fellow is in the Department of Medicine/Pulmonary and Critical division.
Internal proposal deadline: Sept.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/parker.html

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Major Research Instrumentation Program

Faculty wth PI eligibility
Internal Dean of Research Office deadline: Oct.

http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nsfmri.html

 

Greenwall Foundation
Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics

Single step Internal selection process- for all Stanford faculty (Dean of Research Office to review proposals)
Internal deadline: TBA
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/greenwall.html

 


October

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Allen Distinguished Investigator

2014 Life Science Focus/Topic: Basic insights into neuronal maturation
Stanford faculty with PI eligibility at any stage of their career.
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible.
The Foundation has a particular interest in both 1) supporting the careers of exceptional young scientists showing particular promise as thought leaders in their fields, and 2) supporting more established researchers with ambitious, high-risk ideas that could have a revolutionary impact in the field but remain outside the scope of traditional funding sources.
Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute (SNI) deadline:Oct.
Internal submission guidelines



Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
International Student Research Fellowships

Requires 2 step internal selection process: first at the School level to determine the top 7 applicants (through our SoM Awards Committee), then at the VPGE Office internal review committee.
Timeline:
Internal School of Medicine deadline: Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, 5 p.m.
Top seven nominee proposals from each school to be submitted to VPGE internal review committee: Nov. 7th
University submission of candidate names to HHMI: Nov. 18, 2014
Candidates submit their completed applications to HHMI: Feb 12, 2015
Internal submission guidelines for the SoM pre-doctoral students:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/hhmi_international.html


Google U.S./Canada Ph.D. Fellowship Program
# of nominations permitted from Stanford: 2
Eligibility: Full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD in the research areas represented by the fellowships
Internal Computer Science deadline: Oct. 19, 2014, midnight
Internal submission guidelines


Graduate Student Awards for the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany
Faculty advisors-Request for Nominations

Stanford may nominate two candidates so a university-wide internal selection process is required. The topic may vary from year to year. In 2014, the topic is medicine and physiology and related biological sciences.
Each of the following Bioscience Ph.D. and related programs* directors and administrators were invited to submit ONE nomination each.
[*Eligible programs: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Informatics, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Chemical & Systems Biology, Development Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Neurosciences, Structural Biology, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine]
Nominee Eligibility: see the guidelines
Internal Nomination deadline (for the above programs only): Tues., Oct. 14, 2014
Internal nomination guidelines (for invited programs) >>



November

Rita Allen Scholars Program
Stanford is one of the institutions invited to submit one application.
Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only for submissions from faculty in all schools (Awards Committee to review proposals)
$110K/yr x 5 years
Eligibility: Stanford assistant professors with UTL or MCL faculty appointments who are within the first three years of their first appointment (as of Jan. 23, 2015) and who are involved in basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and immunology are eligible. Candidates must provide persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or extraordinary promise in research in one of the relevant fields.
Internal deadline: Nov. 17, 2014, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/ritaallen.html




NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5) RFA-RM-14-004

*Request for Nominations*
Two applications permitted
Purpose: to provide $1.25M for institutions to appoint and support exceptional, early career scientists directly following the completion of their Ph.D. (or equivalent) or, for clinical candidates, the completion of their medical residence, into an independent academic research position (an Instructor appointment here at Stanford), thereby omitting the traditional post-doctoral training period from their career path.
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
Internal deadline: Nov. 18, 2014, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines


Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Allen Distinguished Investigators Program

2015 Life Science Focus: Basic Biology of Alzheimer's Disease
# of applicants permitted: 2
This award will provide $1M-$1.5M per project over 3 years to fund proposals whose focus would provide insights into the basic biological foundations of Alzheimer’s Disease, with an emphasis on cellular biology.
Eligibility: This is limited ONLY to interdisciplinary teams of faculty with PI eligibility that include researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s Disease paired with researchers in other fields (e.g. lipid biology, immunology, cerebro/vascular biology, bioenergetics, biostatistics, biomedical engineers, etc.).
Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute (SNI) deadline: Nov. 20, 2014, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines

 

Brain Research Fund
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

$50,000 direct costs for 1 yr
Eligibility: Stanford assistant and associate professors with PI eligibility working in the area of brain function. This includes molecular and clinical neuroscience as well as studies of neural, sensory, motor, cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning in health and disease. The grant proposal must detail a new research project that is not funded by other sources.
Internal SINTN deadline: Nov. 20, 2014, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines



Uniting Against Lung Cancer/National Lung Cancer Partnership
Impact Award
$100,000/yr x 2 yrs; Faculty with PI eligibility
The School of Medicine Awards committee will be reviewing the proposals.
Internal deadline: This was not offered in 2013.
Internal submission guidelines >>

 

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation
Scholar Award Program

Stanford is one of the institutions invited periodically to submit two applications.
Single step Internal selection process-within the School of Medicine only for submissions from faculty in all schools (Awards Committee to review proposals)
$100K/yr x 4 years. No indirect costs.
For all early career Stanford faculty from all schools who are in their fifth to eighth year of a tenure-track* position (*the sponsor permits both assistant profesors and early associate professors with both MCL and UTL appointments who fall within the above timeframe). Applicants must be engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.
Internal deadline:  This program is only offered intermittently.
Internal submission guidelines



Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship
Single step Internal selection process- Dean of Research Office to review proposals
Assist. prof. w/ UTL faculty appointments
$200,000
An emphasis is placed on departments working on computing research areas and areas that involve the innovative application of computing.The emphasis of the application should be on advancing computing research in novel directions.
Dean of Research Office internal deadline: TBA?
Internal submission guidelines

 

Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholars Program in Aging
The Ellison Medical Foundation, in a letter dated 08/27/13, indicated they will no longer offer their funding opportunities in Neuroscience and their New Scholar in Aging (a limited program) and the Senior Scholar Program in Aging.





December


The Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation
The Fellowship in Child and Adolescent ADHD
The Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Depression

$30K/yr x 2 yrs
Eligibility: post-doctorial investigators holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. who have also completed all clinical training. As a general rule, nominated candidates should be at the junior faculty level, although the Foundation will consider applications nominating candidates in research training programs.
The Foundation accepts only ONE nomination per fellowship and only from the Chair of Department of Psychiatry. 
Internal Department of Psychiatry deadline: Dec. 1, 2014, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines


The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

$75,000 unrestricted research grant to be dispensed over 5 years.
Eligibility: tenure-track (UTL) assistant professor faculty appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2009. Nominees must be in a department that is focused on the chemical sciences – chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, and materials chemistry.
Awardees are from Ph.D. granting departments in which scholarly research is a principal activity. Undergraduate education is an important component of the nominee's activities.
Internal Dean of Research Office deadline: Dec. 9, 2014
Internal submission guidelines

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

# of applicants permitted: 5
$486K total direct costs over 3 yrs.
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation will retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee.
Eligibility: For physician scientist assistant professors with UTL, MCL, and NTL-R appointments who are within the first four years of their initial first full faculty appointment
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 3:00 p.m
Internal submission guidelines


Mary Kay Foundation
Cancer Research Program

Only one application is permitted.
Single step Internal selection process-for Stanford faculty (Cancer Institute to review proposals)
Internal deadline: Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, 3 p.m.

Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/marykay.html



Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)
AACI Translational Cancer Research Fellowship

Applicants must be in the first five years of a postdoctoral or clinical research fellowship
Internal Stanford Cancer Institute deadline:
Internal Submission Guidelines
TBA
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/aaci_fellowship.html



 

 




































 

 

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