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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 Allyse at to have the opportunity added to the list.

FoundationInternal Due DateFoundation Due DateNumber of Applications
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)TBD - Coordinator: Holly Sommers01-10-2018 Second Wednesday in January, Annually 3
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 BioethicsTBD - Coordinated by OSPLetters of Intent - Oct 2016; Full Applications - Jan 20172
Burroughs Wellcome Fund CareerAwards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)10-03-2017 Please see website for detailsNo Longer Limited in Number of Applications
Searle Scholars Award07-07-2017 Coordinated by OSP09-29-20172
W.M. Keck Foundation- Fall Cycle07-03-2017 Contact Lucy Grantham for details11-01-20174
CDC NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers 07-06-2017 Coordinator: Holly Sommers08-14-2017 (Letters of Intent); October 13, 2017 (Full Applications; renewal or revision only)1
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation - Grant Program06-26-201708-01-20171
PEW Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences06-12-2017 Coordinated by OSP07-07-2017 Online nominations; Full Applications due Oct 23, 20171
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Infectious Disease Award07-14-2017 (pre-proposal due); Nov 15, 2017 (application deadline)No longer limited in number of internal applicants
William T Grant Foundation Scholars Award06-05-2017 Coordinator for SOM: Trish Haugaard07-06-20171 per School or College
American Diabetes Association Pathway AwardCoordinated by OSP07-03-20171
Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations AwardCoordinated by OSP06-29-2017 (Letter of Intent); September 26, 2017 (Full Applications)1 senior faculty member
Arnold and Mabel Beckman FoundationEmory currently has award from this foundation - not elegible to apply until 2020
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation - Moore Inventor FellowsPast Due - Coordinator: Holly SommersDue early May annually2
Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant ProgramTBD - Coordinator: Holly Sommers01-04-20171
W.M. Keck Foundation - Spring Cycle12-09-2016 Contact Lucy Grantham for details05-01-2017 Due twice a year4
Vascular Cures and the SVS Foundation Wylie Scholar Program03-01-2017;Typically Due in March each year1
Dana Foundation David Mahoney Neuroimaging ProgramPast DueTypically Due in early April each year1
Mary Kay Ash Charitable FoundationContact Winship Cancer InstituteDue early February Annually1