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Active Limited Competitions

  • A limited competition is a grant program in which the sponsor restricts the number of applications that can come from a single institution
  • Scroll down for additional information about UVM's internal process.

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Date Posted Sponsor Program Link Internal UVM Deadline Sponsor Deadline Campus Announcement Discipline
09/14/16
NASA
EPSCoR Research Program (previous year's solicitation for general info.)
Letter of Intent due 10/03/16; Pre-proposal due: 11/01/16
TBA:
(Early 2017 anticipated)
pdf
Sciences
09/12/16
Microsoft
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Program
see campus announcement
10/10/16
pdf
Science
zoo09/06/16
NSF
spaNetwork for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs
zoo09/26/16
by 5:00pm
Letter of Intent due 11/03/16; Full Proposal due 12/02/16
pdf
Sciences
09/01/16
NSF
Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC)
09/19/16
Letter of Intent due 10/14/16; Full Proposal due 11/16/16
pdf
Sciences
08/31/16
Blavatnik Family Foundation
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
10/03/16
11/16/16
pdf
Sciences
08/30/16
NSF
NSF Research Traineeship Program (NRT)
10/03/16
Letter of Intent due 12/09/16; Full application due 02/07/17
pdf
Sciences
08/26/16
Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership
Corridors of Commerce Grants & Local Heritage Grants
09/02/16
09/22/16
pdf
Science
Humanities
08/19/16
NIH
Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19)
10/17/16
04/03/17
pdf
Medicine
07/22/16
Francis Family Foundation
Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research
09/01/16
10/17/16
pdf
Medicine
06/29/16
NSF
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
07/21/16
09/14/16
pdf
Multidisciplinary
05/18/16
NEH
Summer Stipends
08/15/16
09/29/16
pdf
Humanities
05/12/16
Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust
Searle Scholars Program
06/06/16
09/30/16
pdf
Medicine
04/14/16
UVM OVPR
INFEWS Interdisciplinary Incentive Competition
10/01/16
Spring 2017 (anticipated)
pdf
Multidisciplinary
03/30/16
NIH
NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
05/24/16 5:00 pm
09/12/16
pdf
Medicine
03/29/16
NIH
Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) [P20]
06/30/16
01/24/17
pdf
Medicine
03/22/16
Keck Fdn
Research Program
04/18/16
11/01/16
pdf
Sciences
Medicine







UVM's Internal Process

  • When a limited competition is identified, SPA posts it to the Active Limited Competitions list above and sends a campus announcement to the relevant Deans, Directors and Chairs.
  • The campus announcement includes
    • information about the grant program
    • a request for specific information
    • a deadline by which investigators must notify SPA of their intent to apply. 
  • If the number of UVM investigators wishing to apply exceeds the number permitted, the final decision rests with either the Vice President for Research if interest is across colleges, or by the Dean if all applicants are within one college. 
  • SPA informs investigators of the decision and those selected can begin preparing a full proposal at that time. 

Important Caveat

  • Please note that the list of limited competitions compiled by SPA is not exhaustive. 
  • Anyone who wants to apply to a limited competition not posted on the list should contact SPA so we can post the opportunity and conduct the process described above.

Contact Us

Hilda Alajajian, Grant Resource Specialist, (802) 656-1322

Last modified September 14 2016 11:08 AM

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