Listing of Limited Submission Programs

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Agency Name Program Internal Deadline Agency Deadline Program and Submission Information


Institutional Limit

National Science Foundation NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) 8/8/2015 9/22/2015 This program makes grants to institutions of higher education to support scholarships for academically talented students demonstrating financial need, enabling them to enter the STEM workforce or STEM graduate school. (read more...) One proposal per constituent school, either as a single institution or consortium member
National Endowment for the Humanities Dialogues on the Experience of War 8/12/2015 9/15/2015 The program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others to think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. (read more...) Three applications per institution
National Institutes of Health Nanomaterials Health Implications Research (NHIR): Comprehensive Evaluation of Interactions between Engineered Nanomaterials and Biological System (U01) 8/17/2015 11/30/2015 The NIEHS Nanotechnology Health Implications Research (NHIR) program is being established to gain a better understanding of ENMs-biological interactions to guide development of benign ENMs and support safe and sustainable use of nanotechnology. Interested participants should contact Dr. Michelle Broido c/o Selena Crawford ( One application per institution.
National Science Foundation Mid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (NSF 15-580) 8/17/2015 9/16/2015 As described in this solicitation, the Division of Astronomical Sciences will establish a new mid-scale program to support a variety of astronomical activities within a cost range up to $40 million. (read more...) Three preliminary proposals per institution
National Science Foundation Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (NSF 15-576) 8/24/2015 10/9/2015 Digitizing and mobilizing the Nation's biological and paleontological collections represents a grand challenge and will require development of both technical and human resources to support the creation of an enduring digital alliance of collections and institutions. (read more...) One proposal as lead institution
National Institutes of Health (NIMHD) NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Prevention (U54) 9/8/2015 12/16/2015
NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers (TCCs) for health disparities research comprise regional coalitions of research institutions and consortium partners focused on priority research areas in minority health and health disparities. Interested participants should contact Dr. Michelle Broido c/o Selena Crawford (
One application per institution.
National Science Foundation Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) (NSF 14-573)





The full participation of women and the utilization of their talent is required for sustained US global competitiveness and innovation across all STEM fields. (read more...) An institution may submit one proposal to the Institutional Transformation and Institutional Transformation Catalyst Awards.
National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) (NSF 15-594) 9/23/2015 11/4/2015 The LSAMP program assists universities and colleges in their efforts to significantly increase the numbers of students matriculating into and successfully completing high quality degree programs in STEM disciplines in order to diversify the STEM workforce. (read more...) An institution may submit one proposal per award type. 
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science (15-536) 9/28/2015 11/2/2015 This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 STEM teachers and community college and university faculty and students to bring knowledge of engineering or computer and information science and engineering as well as technological innovation to pre-college/community college classrooms. (read more...) An institution may submit two proposals with an engineering focus and one proposal with a computer and/or information science focus.
National Science Foundation Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) (NSF 15-598) 10/5/2015 11/4/2015 NHERI will enable research and educational advances that can contribute knowledge and innovation for the nation's civil infrastructure and communities to prevent natural hazard events from becoming societal disasters. (read more...) An institution may submit one proposal per category and no more than two total proposals to this program