Nov. 6, 2020—Nashville Metro Council has honored Vanderbilt nuclear physicist Joseph Hamilton for his role in the discovery and naming of chemical element 117, known as tennessine on the periodic table of elements.
Nov. 2, 2020—Eunji Kim, a scholar of American public opinion, political communication and political psychology, and Caroline Randall Williams, an award-winning poet, author and activist, have been selected as Vanderbilt Global Voices Fellows for the spring 2021 semester.
Nov. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grants program. The CFH seeks to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
Oct. 30, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) has the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program for 2021. This award provides $80,000 (direct costs) over two years to support new research projects in the field of neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health or other outside funding sources.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Scholar Award for Black/African American Cancer Researchers program, which is open to research in all adult cancer types.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Recordings at Risk program. Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate one faculty member in the chemical sciences for the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program. The program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers who demonstrate leadership in research and education.
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Access Annual Grant program for the 2022 fiscal year. The Arts Access Annual Grant category offers direct support for arts projects that focus on increasing access to underserved and underrepresented populations.
Limited Submission Opportunity: TN Arts Commission Arts Project Support and Rural Arts Project Support
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Project Support or the Rural Arts Project Support program. Proposed arts projects must involve one or more commission-recognized art forms.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC combined) can nominate up to two assistant professors for the 2021 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, sponsored by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). The awards provide seed money for research intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) anticipates the opportunity to nominate two candidates for the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Scholar Award Program. The foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Sep. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC combined) may nominate up to two candidates for the Moore Inventor Fellows competition. The Moore Foundation aims to support scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific discovery, environmental conservation and patient care.