The list below represents past limited submission funding opportunities and campus competitions. Please be advised that future cycles are dependent upon funding availability and sponsor discretion. If there are any questions or if you are aware of a limited submission opportunity not listed, please email ltdsubs@colorado.edu. For a listing of active limited submission funding opportunities, please visit our Limited Submission Funding Opportunities page.

If you would like to receive information about limited submission competitions directlysubscribe to the RIO Bulletin.

CU Internal Competition Deadline

(11:59pm MST)

Sponsor Deadline                                                                                       

Award

October 8, 2019 January 20, 2020 5:00pm MT NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program
November 6, 2019 January 7, 2020  Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grants
November 6, 2019 January 8, 2020  Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards
November 6, 2019 January 1, 2020 (Concept Application)
March 1, 2020 (Full Proposal Application)
Conservation, Food & Health Foundation Support for Programs in Developing Countries
November 5, 2019 January 1 -  February 15, 2020 (Pre-Application Counseling Period with Keck)
May 1, 2020 5:30pm MT (Phase I Application, by invitation only)
August 17, 2020 5:30pm MT (Phase II Application, by invitation only)
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Grants
September 17, 2019 December 2, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF Critical Zone Collaborative Network
September 2, 2019 December 6, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
February 6, 2020 5:00pm MT (Application)
NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
October 8, 2019 November 15, 2019 (Nomination)
December 13, 2019 (Application)
Moore Inventor Fellows
October 15, 2019 November 14, 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program
August 13, 2019 November 6, 2019 NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
July 30, 2019 November 5, 2019 NSF Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research
October 9, 2019 November 4, 2019 (Letter of Intent)
December 4, 2019 (Application)
NIH NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)
September 2, 2019 October 31, 2019 9:59pm MT Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics, and Computer Science
July 31, 2019 October 11, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
August 1, 2019 September 27, 2019 Searle Scholars Program
June 25, 2019 September 27, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program
July 31, 2019 September 25, 2019 Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM Scholars Award
July 31, 2019 September 25, 2019 NEH Summer Stipends
July 10, 2019 September 25, 2019 5:00pm MT NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Research Training Program (T34)
June 12, 2019 September 18, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
September 2, 2019 September 16, 2019 (Letter of Intent)
October 1, 2019 (Application)
Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health & Well-Being Initiative
To apply, email a one-page project summary to Heather Cracraft (heather.cracraft@colorado.edu
July 18, 2019 September 15, 2019 American-Scandinavian Foundation Public Project Grants
July 2, 2019 September 1, 2019 ORAU Events Sponsorship Program
July 9, 2019 August 16, 2019 9:59pm MT NIST Enabling Federal Technology Transfer (EFTT)
May 23, 2019 July 1 - August 15, 2019 (Pre-Application Counseling Period)
November 1, 2019 (Phase I Apps, invitation only)
February 15, 2020 (Phase II Apps, invitation only)
W.M. Keck Foundation Research and Undergraduate Education Grants
June 25, 2019 August 13, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
September 13, 2019 5:00pm MT (Full Application)
NIH Director's Early Independence Award
July 30, 2019 August 12, 2019 NEH American History and Civics Education: National Convenings
May 30, 2019 August 10, 2019 5:00pm MT Bonfils Stanton Foundation Project Support Grants
June 27, 2019 June 21, 2019 3:00pm MT (Receipt of Questions)
August 9, 2019 9:59pm MT (Full Application)
Dept of State Strengthening International Engagement on Security in Cyberspace
June 13, 2019 August 8, 2019 (Application to grants.gov)
August 20, 2019 (Application to Applicant Portal)
NEA Our Town
May 23, 2019 August 1, 2019 5:00pm MT (Preliminary Proposal)
January 30, 2020 5:00pm MT (Full Proposal)
NSF Physics Frontier Centers (PFC)
June 5, 2019 August 1, 2019 Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grants
June 5, 2019 July 31, 2019 (Intent to Apply)
January 14, 2020 (Pre-Proposal)
December 1, 2020 (Finalist Proposal, invitation only)
HHMI Inclusive Excellence (ie3)
June 11, 2019 July 29, 2019 9:59pm MT NEA Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance Program
June 5, 2019 July 19, 2019 9:59pm MT NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator - Mission Critical Voice Test Equipment
June 11, 2019 July 15, 2019 9:59pm MT NEA Research Labs
May 22, 2019 July 11, 2019 NEA Art Works
June 4, 2019 July 9, 2019 3:00pm MT NIH NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository
April 24, 2019 July 2, 2019 1:00pm MT William T. Grant Scholars Program
April 24, 2019 July 1, 2019 3:00pm MT American Diabetes Association Pathways to Stop Diabetes
May 22, 2019 June 25, 2019 3:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
September 24, 2019 3:00pm MT (Phase II Application - invitation only)
Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award
June 11, 2019 June 25, 2019 (Letter of Intent - requested, but not required)
August 13, 2019 (Application)
American Heart Association Cardiometabolic Health (focus: Type 2 Diabetes) Strategically Focused Research Network
April 11, 2019 June 25, 2019 5:00pm MT (Preliminary Proposals)
January 27, 2020 5:00pm MT (Full Proposals - by invitation only)
NSF Science and Technology Centers (STCs): Integrative Partnerships
April 2, 2019 June 24, 2019 5:00pm MST (Preliminary Proposals)
November 26, 2019 5:00pm MST (Applications - by invitation only)
NSF MRSEC: Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers
May 22, 2019 June 20, 2019 3:00pm MT (Concept Paper)
August 29, 2019 3:00pm MT (Full Proposal)
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) Multi-Topic FOA
April 24, 2019 June 14, 2019 Pew Biomedical Scholars
April 16, 2019 June 13, 2019 11:59pm MT National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program
May 1, 2019 June 9, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
July 9, 2019 5:00pm MT (Application)
NIH Science Education Partnership (SEPA)
March 14, 2019 May 31, 2019 5:00pm MT NIH High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program
March 14, 2019 May 31, 2019 5:00pm MT NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program
March 14, 2019 May 31, 2019 5:00pm MT NIH Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Program
April 9, 2019 April 29, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letters of Intent - not required)
May 31, 2019 5:00pm MT (Applications)
NIH Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education
April 3, 2019 May 24, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF Faculty Development in the Space Sciences
April 23, 2019 May 23, 2019 10:59pm MT Halliburton Foundation Grants
April 11, 2019 May 21, 2019 3:00pm MT USDA NIFA Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS)
April 2, 2019 May 2019 Adaptation and Partnership Competition:
May 15, 2019
5:00pm MT(letters of intent)
May 22, 2019 5:00pm MT(full proposals)
NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions
April 15, 2019 May 15, 2019 5:00pm MT (Concept Paper)
August 20, 2019 5:00pm MT (Full Application)
DOE Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing
April 25, 2019 May 13, 2019 3:00pm MT (Concept Paper)
July 9, 2019 3:00pm MT (Full Proposal)
DOE EERE Water Power Technologies
April 2, 2019 May 9, 2019 5:00pm MT NSF IUSE: CUE Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Computing in Undergraduate Education
February 12, 2019 April 25, 2019 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
May 25, 2019 5:00pm MST (Application)
NIH Jointly Sponsored Ruth L Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences
April 2, 2019 April 25, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
May 25, 2019 5:00pm MT (Applications)
NIH Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1)
February 12, 2019 April 24, 2019 5:00pm MT (Letter of Intent)
May 24, 2019 5:00pm MT (Application)
NIH ESTEEMED
March 19, 2019 April 22, 2019 (Expressions of Interest)
June 21, 2019 (Applications)
AXA Research Fund - Chairs Research Program
February 19, 2019 April 11, 2019 NEA Challenge America
January 22, 2019 April 2, 2019 3:00pm MST NSF INCLUDES
February 7, 2019 March 31, 2019 Marion E. Kenworthy - Sarah H. Swift Foundation Grants
February 7, 2019 March 31, 2019 John G. Duncan Charitable Trust Arts, Culture and Humanities or Education Grants
February 7, 2019 March 29, 2019 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminars
January 9, 2019 March 17, 2019 (Letter of Intent - not required)
April 17, 2019 5:00pm MT (Application)
NIH Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC)
January 28, 2019 March 11, 2019 Dept of State Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement
December 13, 2018 March 4, 2019 5:00pm MST NSF Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research
January 9, 2019 March 1, 2019 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Events Sponsorship Program
January 10, 2019 March 1, 2019 3:00pm MST Dr. Scholl Foundation Grants
February 13, 2019 February 28, 2019 1:00pm MST (Nomination)
March 11, 2019 10:00am MST (Full Proposal) (nominees only)
April 24, 2019 1:00pm MST (Full Application) (by invitation only)
FFAR 2019 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award
N/A: Selection coordinated by respective college/school. February 25, 2019 Graham Foundation Production and Presentation Grants
January 24, 2019 February 19, 2019 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent - not required)
March 19, 2019 5:00pm MST (Application)
NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) Awards
December 5, 2018 February 14, 2019 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
March 12, 2019 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NSF Innovation Corps Nodes (I-Corps Nodes)
January 9, 2019 February 14, 2019 NEA Art Works
January 9, 2019 February 7, 2019 3:00pm MST (Concept Paper)
May 7, 2019 3:00pm MST (Full Application)
DOE Energy-Water Desalination Hub
November 28, 2018 February 4, 2019 5:00pm MST NSF Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC)
November 28, 2018 February 4, 2019 5:00pm MST NSF Materials Innovation Platform (MIP)
January 16, 2019 February 1, 2019 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent - not required)
March 4, 2019 5:00pm MST (Application)
NIH Biomedical Research Facilities
N/A: Selection coordinated by respective college/school. January 28, 2019 (Letter of Intent)
February 28, 2019 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NIH Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award
November 13, 2018 January 28, 2019 NIH Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)
January 10, 2019 January 25, 2019 3:00pm MST (Pre-Application - required)
March 25, 2019 3:00pm MST (Application - invitation only)
DOE Low Temperature Plasma Science Centers and Facilities
November 13, 2018 January 24, 2019 NSF Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
January 8, 2019 January 18, 2019 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent - required)
March 19, 2019 5:00pm MST (Application)
NSF Long Term Ecological Research National Coordination Office (LTER-NCO)
November 13, 2018 January 15, 2019 (Letters of Intent - not required)
February 15, 2019 (Full Proposals)
NIH Blueprint for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences
December 5, 2018 January 10, 2019 10:00pm MST Dept of State Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars
December 5, 2018 January 10, 2019 10:00pm MST Dept of State Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders
November 8, 2018 January 1, 2019 (Concept Applications)
March 1, 2019 (Full Proposals)
Conservation, Food & Health Foundation Support for Programs in the Developing World
August 28, 2018 December 25, 2018 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
January 25, 2019 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NIH Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1)
November 13, 2018 December 20, 2018 5:00pm MST (Preliminary Proposal)
February 19, 2019 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NSF Enabling Access to Cloud Computing Resources for CISE Research and Education (Cloud Access)
August 21, 2018 November 19, 2018 (Letter of Intent - optional)
December 19, 2019 5:00pm MST (Full Application)
NIH Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program
October 18, 2018 December 18, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs (BD Hubs)
October 22, 2018 December 3, 2018 5:00pm MST NPS Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program
October 16, 2018 November 30, 2018 3:00pm MST Nuclear Regulatory Commission Faculty Development Grants
October 16, 2018 November 30, 2018 3:00pm MST Nuclear Regulatory Commission Fellowship Education Grants
October 16, 2018 November 30, 2018 3:00pm MST Nuclear Regulatory Commission Scholarship Grants
October 4, 2018 November 15, 2018 3:00pm MST DOE Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
October 4, 2018 November 8, 2018 5:00pm MST Carnegie Corporation of New York Andrew Carnegie Fellows 2019
September 18, 2018 November 7, 2018 VentureWell Faculty Grants
August 7, 2018 November 7, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
August 7, 2018 November 7, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)
September 4, 2018 November 1, 2018 U.S. Consulate Fukuoka Public Diplomacy Small Grants
September 4, 2018 October 31, 2018 Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)
September 4, 2018 October 31, 2018 Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science
N/A: Selection coordinated by respective department. October 15, 2018 9:59pm MST Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research
August 29, 2018 September 11, 2018 (Letter of Intent) (Optional)
October 11, 2018 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NIH Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program (T37)
August 7, 2018 October 10, 2018 (Preliminary Sketch)
November 15, 2018 9:59pm MST (Full Proposal)
NEH Dialogues on the Experience of War
September 6, 2018 October 9, 2018 (SF-424)
October 19, 2018 (Full Application)
NEA Research: Arts Works
August 16, 2018 October 5, 2018 Andrew W. Mellon New Directions Fellowship
August 2, 2018 September 28, 2018 4:00pm MST Searle Scholars Program
July 17, 2018 September 25, 2018 5:00pm MST NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25)
July 17, 2018 September 25, 2018 5:00pm MST NIH Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)
September 5, 2018 September 21, 2018 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
November 19, 2018 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
July 17, 2018 September 19, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
August 8, 2018 September 15, 2018 American-Scandinavian Foundation Public Project Grants
August 28, 2018 September 17, 2018 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
November 5, 2018 5:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
NSF Q-AMASE-i: Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering and Information
July 11, 2018 September 1, 2018 ORAU Events Sponsorship Program
N/A August 27, 2018 3:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
September 27, 2018 3:00pm MST (Application)
NIH Director's Early Independence Award
N/A August 25, 2018 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
September 25, 2018 5:00pm MST (Application)
NIH NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
August 1, 2018 August 23, 2018 3:00pm MST (Concept Paper)
November 1, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
DOE Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy
August 1, 2018 August 23, 2018 9:59pm MST (Letter of Intent)
January 4, 2019 9:59pm MST (Invited Full Proposal)
Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grants
July 10, 2018 August 15, 2018 9:59pm MST NEA 2020 Jazz Masters Tribute Concert and Ancillary Events
July 17, 2018 August 14, 2018 9:59pm MST NEA Documentary Sustainability Project
N/A August 9, 2018 (SF-424)
August 21, 2018 (Full Application)
NEA Our Town
July 11, 2018 August 8, 2018 9:59pm MST NEA The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD)
N/A August 6, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
May 3, 2018 3:00pm MST (Letter of Intent - Optional)
Department of Health and Human Services National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) Injury Control Research Centers
N/A: Selection coordinated by Office of Advancement (contact: Andrew Chiacchierini). August 1, 2018 American Honda Foundation Grants
June 14, 2018 July 19, 2018 9:59pm MST NEA Research Labs
June 7, 2018 July 5, 2018 9:59pm MST Dept of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program CFDA
July 5, 2018 *** July 2, 2018 (Notice of Intent) ***
July 30, 2018 3:00pm MST (Preliminary Proposal)
November 25, 2018 3:00pm MST (Invited Full Proposal)
NASA Space Technology Research Institutes (STRI)
N/A July 2, 2018 American Diabetes Association Pathway to Stop Diabetes
May 17, 2018 June 27, 2018 3:00pm MST (Mentor and Reference Letters)
July 5, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Application)
William T Grant Foundation Scholars Program
N/A June 22, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
September 25, 2018 (Full Application)
Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award
N/A June 15, 2018 9:59pm MST (Nomination Form)
July 1, 2018 9:59pm MST (Full Application)
RPB/SNF International Research Collaborators Award
N/A June 8, 2018 (Nomination Form)
June 15, 2018 (Full Application)
Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship
N/A June 8, 2018 (Nomination Form)
June 15, 2018 (Full Application)
Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant
N/A June 4, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)
May 21, 2018 June 3, 2018 3:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
July 3, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Application)
NIH Interaction of HIV Infection and Alcohol Abuse on Central Nervous System Morbidity
May 21, 2018 May 31, 2018 3:00pm MST (Concept Paper)
July 17, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Application)
DOE Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Advancement and Data Dissemination Solicitation
May 1, 2018 May 31, 2018 10:00pm MST Dept of State Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute
May 1, 2018 May 31, 2018 10:00pm MST Dept of State Global Media Makers
May 1, 2018 May 31, 2018 10:00pm MST Dept of State TechWomen Program
May 1, 2018 May 31, 2018 10:00pm MST Dept of State US Exchange Alumni Network and Capacity Building Program
N/A May 29, 2018 5:00pm MST NSF Partnerships between Science and Engineering Fields and the NSF TRIPODS Institutes
May 10, 2018 May 28, 2018 5:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
June 28, 2018 5:00pm MST (Application)
NIH Summer Institute for Research Education in Biostatistics (R25)
N/A May 25, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
June 25, 2018 (Full Application)
Dept of Health and Human Services Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
May 21, 2018 May 25, 2018 3:00pm MST (Letter of Intent)
June 11, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Application)
DOE Building America Industry Partnerships and Research Priorities for High Performance Housing Innovation Solicitation
N/A May 25, 2018 5:00pm MST NIH Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)
N/A May 23, 2018 11:00am MST (Full Proposal)
April 2, 2018 11:00am MST (Questions)
USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab on Fish (Fish Innovation Lab)
N/A May 22, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
June 22, 2018 5:00pm MST
NIH Autoimmunity Centers of Excellence, Basic Research Program
May 1, 2018 May 16, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
June 18, 2018 (Full Application)
DOE Computational Chemical Sciences Research
N/A May 14, 2018 IMLS Activating Community Opportunities Using Museums/Libraries as Assets
April 24, 2018 May 11, 2018 USAID Feed the Future Strengthening Agriculture Innovation Capacities (SAIC)
N/A May 7, 2018 DOE Preliminary Design and Techno-Economic Analysis of MWe-Class Oxide Fuel Cell Systems
N/A May 7, 2018 3:00pm MST Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Pilot and Feasibility Awards
N/A May 7, 2018 3:00pm MST Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Grants
April 19, 2018 May 3, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
May 24, 2018 (Full Application)
DOE Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science
N/A May 1, 2018 NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions
N/A May 1, 2018 USDA Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Program
N/A April 30, 2018 (Letter of Intent)
May 21, 2018 (Full Application)
DOE Research at the Frontiers of X-Ray Free Electron Laser Ultrafast Chemical and Materials Sciences
N/A April 18, 2018 NIH Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network on School-Based Health Services
N/A April 16, 2018 5:00pm MST NIH Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations - An ORWH FY18 Administrative Supplement
N/A March 23, 2018 3:00pm MST (Concept Paper)
May 3, 2018 3:00pm MST (Full Proposal)
DOE Flexible Combined Heat and Power for Grid Reliability and Resiliency
N/A March 15, 2018 3:00pm MST (Questions)
April 6, 2018 3:00pm MST (Concept Note)
USAID Accelerating Local Potential Under Existing Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership APS