Highlighted Funding Opportunities

To assist our research community with identifying funding sources, the Office of the Associate Dean of Research (ADRO) presents a selection of funding opportunities. While not exhaustive, this list includes opportunities considered to be of interest to our researchers.

SponsorTitleURLDeadline
NSFDivision of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projectshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3343092021-12-14
NAWCFY21 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Office-Wide Broad Agency Announcementhttps://sam.gov/api/prod/opps/v3/opportunities/resources/files/439f82fa4ece401b9276c24d8595c8fe/download?api_key=null&token=2022-06-03
DSODefense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA): Office-widehttps://sam.gov/api/prod/opps/v3/opportunities/resources/files/aaf4adee5bb4499f86a5c79c5bae19f5/download?api_key=null&token=2022-06-10
USAROLPS Qubit Collaboratory (LQC)https://www.arl.army.mil/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/LQC-BAA-Final-V8.pdf2026-04-30
SRCSRC is soliciting white papers in the areas of: Computer-Aided Design and Test (CADT) | Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) I Nanomanufacturing Materials and Processes (NMP) | Packaging (PKG) | Packaging (CHIRP)https://www.src.org/compete/ONGOING
NSFDear Colleague Letter: Advancing Discovery with AI-Powered Tools (ADAPT) in the Mathematical and Physical Scienceshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21080/nsf21080.jspONGOING
AFOSRResearch Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Researchhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334084ONGOING
NSFFluid Dynamicshttps://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505698ONGOING
NSFEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttps://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505695ONGOING
NSFBiophotonicshttps://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505719ONGOING
NSFNanoscale Interactionshttps://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505696ONGOING
NSFAdvancing Quantum Education and Workforce Developmenthttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21033/nsf21033.jspONGOING
DSOOffice Widehttps://upenn.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=36c41552758989e55da207cab&id=4ae64b983a&e=c7898b63f4ONGOING
NSFAdvancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3346942022-01-18
NIHTechnology Development for Single-Molecule Protein Sequencing (R01 Clinical Trial not allowed) - Letter of intent required 30 days before deadlinehttps://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-21-001.html2022-06-15
NIHTechnology Development for Single-Molecule Protein Sequencing (R01 Clinical Trial not allowed) - Letter of intent required 30 days before deadlinehttps://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-21-001.html2023-06-15
NIHCancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - Letter of intent required 30 days before deadlinehttps://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-274.html2022-02-08
NIHCancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - Letter of intent required 30 days before deadlinehttps://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-274.html2022-10-06
NIHBRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) - UPDATED (Letters of Intent due 30 days before deadline)https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-21-205.html2022-10-11
NIHBRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) - UPDATED (Letters of Intent due 30 days before deadline)https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-21-205.html2023-10-11
NSFDivision of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334736ONGOING
NSFCompetition for the Management of Operations and Maintenance of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3349382022-01-31
NIHInvestigator Initiated Research in Computational Genomics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-254.html2024-09-07
DODReconstructive Transplant, Advanced Technology Development Award (Full Application)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3351282021-12-08
DODFY2022 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) Program - Full Proposalshttps://www.onr.navy.mil/-/media/Files/Funding-Announcements/BAA/2021/N00014-21-S-F007.ashx2022-02-04
NSFSimons Collaboration on a National Institute for Theory and Mathematics in Biologyhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21607/nsf21607.pdf2022-07-18
NIHMaximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-271.html2024-07-24
NSFPartnerships for Research and Education in Physicshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21610/nsf21610.pdf2022-01-21
NSFReproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed- Differentiation Encodinghttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21608/nsf21608.htm2022-03-31
NSFFacility and Instrumentation Request Processhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21611/nsf21611.pdf2022-01-17
NSFPartnerships for Research and Education in Physics (PREP)https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21610/nsf21610.pdf2022-01-21
NSFEMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Engineered Living Systems (ELiS) and Brain-Inspired Dynamics for Engineering Energy-Efficient Circuits and Artificial Intelligence (BRAID)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3356242022-03-10
NSFComputer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21616/nsf21616.pdfONGOING
DOE(JUNIOR FACULTY) Early Career Research Program - Completed Applicationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3356312022-01-20
NSFJapan-U.S. Network Opportunity 3 (JUNO3)https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21624/nsf21624.pdf2021-12-13
NSFBiology Integration Instituteshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21619/nsf21619.pdf2022-01-12
NSFHuman-Environment and Geographical Sciences Programhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21623/nsf21623.pdf2022-01-18
NSFPartnerships for Research and Education in Chemistryhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21620/nsf21620.pdf2022-01-21
NSFIntegrative Research in Biologyhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21622/nsf21622.pdf2022-01-25
NSFDFG Lead Agency Activity in Chemistry and Transport in Confined Spaceshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3358692022-03-07
NSFMaterials Research Science and Engineering Centershttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3358332022-11-22
NSFHuman-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awardshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21621/nsf21621.pdfONGOING
NSFECosystem for Leading Innovation in Plasma Science and Engineeringhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335694ONGOING
NASAROSES 2021: EnVision VenSAR Science Team (FULL PROPOSAL)https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/viewrepositorydocument?cmdocumentid=808558&solicitationId={7E892B3A-4F62-AEB4-6A08-9DCA1977F31A}&viewSolicitationDocument=12022-01-20
NSFCenters for Innovation and Community Engagement in Solid Earth Geohazardshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3359862022-03-15
DODLong Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technologyhttps://www.onr.navy.mil/-/media/Files/Funding-Announcements/BAA/2022/N00014-22-S-B001.ashx2022-09-30
DODDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) (FULL PROPOSAL) https://sam.gov/api/prod/opps/v3/opportunities/resources/files/18d1bcae8d60484fbfea7a5dfa55f44d/download?&token=2022-01-25
NSFMacrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Sciencehttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3360332022-01-10
NSFResearch and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Scienceshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3360412022-01-20
NSFPrinciples and Practice of Scalable Systems (LARGE Grants Only)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3360422022-01-24
NSFHuman Networks and Data Sciencehttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3360402022-02-03
NSFNational Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Instituteshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22502/nsf22502.pdf2022-05-13
NSFMathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MPS-Ascend)https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22501/nsf22501.pdf2022-06-06
DOEEnvironmental System Science (ESS)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3361472022-02-10
NSFCISE Community Research Infrastructurehttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22509/nsf22509.pdf2022-01-11
NSFComputer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs, Largehttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22511/nsf22511.pdf2022-01-18
NSFHarnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase IIhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21604/nsf21604.pdf2022-01-18
NSFDesigning Accountable Software Systemshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22512/nsf22512.pdf2022-01-28
NSFOrganismal Response to Climate Changehttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3361922022-03-01
NSFBiodiversity on a Changing Planethttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22508/nsf22508.pdf2022-03-25
NSFBroadening Participation in Engineeringhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22514/nsf22514.pdf2022-01-28
NSFOffice of Polar Programs Postdoctoral Research Fellowshipshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22516/nsf22516.pdf2022-02-07
NSFDark Dimensions of the RNA Regulomehttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22510/nsf22510.pdf2022-08-31
NSFSecure and Trustworthy Cyberspacehttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22517/nsf22517.pdf2023-09-29
NSFTectonicshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22515/nsf22515.pdfONGOING
NSFInternet Measurement Research: Methodologies, Tools, and Infrastructurehttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22519/nsf22519.pdf2022-01-20
NSFResearch Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Educationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3363642022-01-25
NSFEPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3363722022-01-31
NSFNavigating the New Arctichttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22520/nsf22520.pdf2022-02-16
DOEEarth System Model Development and Analysishttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3363542022-03-07
NSFScience and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnershipshttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22521/nsf22521.pdf2022-08-29
DARPAStrategic Technology Office (STO) Office-widehttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3363562022-10-31
DSODARPA Coded Visibility (CV) Program Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)https://sam.gov/opp/60a6f3cd0cb24407ab259b9ca7990fec/viewONGOING
NSFMPS-Ascend External Mentoring (MPS-Ascend EM)https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22524/nsf22524.pdf2022-02-15
NSFPartnerships in Astronomy & Astrophysics Research and Educationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3364732022-02-07
DOEQuantum-Enabled Bioimaging and Sensing Approaches for Bioenergyhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3365242022-01-14
DOCMetals-based Additive Manufacturing Grant Programhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3364922022-01-11
DODBiomanufacturing: Survival, Utility, and Reliability beyond Earth (BSURE)https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3366972022-01-25
NSFEthical and Responsible Researchhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3366752022-02-17
DOEComputational Chemical Scienceshttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3366252022-03-25
DOESciDAC: Partnerships in Earth System Model Developmenthttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3366472022-04-11
NSFPhysical and Dynamic Meteorologyhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336616ONGOING
AROAdvanced Graphic Intelligence Logical Computing Environment (AGILE)https://www.arl.army.mil/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/W911NF-22-S-0001-Advanced-Graphic-Intelligence-Logical-Computing-Environment-AGILE.pdf2022-01-18
NSFMajor Research Instrumentation Programhttps://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18513/nsf18513.pdf2022-01-19
DOCProposed Cooperative Institute for Earth System Research and Data Sciencehttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=3367162022-01-24

Note: Deadlines in red close within the next 30 days.