Nov. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Events Sponsorship Program. Applicants may request up to $4,000 to support events that involve participants from more than one ORAU institution.
Nov. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Dr. Scholl Foundation Grant Program. The Dr. Scholl Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world.
Nov. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt has the opportunity to nominate one candidate each from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing for the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program. The goal is to develop the next generation of national leaders in medical and nursing education.
Limited Submission Opportunity: National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Award
Nov. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt may nominate one candidate for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Foundation Young Investigator Award for 2021. These awards provide $150,000 over a two-year period for promising young investigators across a broad range of oncology specialties and areas of interest.
Limited Submission Opportunity: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation 2021 Creating Opportunity and Independence Program
Nov. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for the Creating Opportunity and Independence program. The goal of the program is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their families living with spinal cord injury.
Nov. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in medical research and one in science and engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers that will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in the winter of 2021.
Nov. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) has been invited to nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Innovative/Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2021. These awards provide $100,000 over two years to support innovative translational research for cancers affecting women.
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.