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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.
Sep. 18, 2020—VentureWell Faculty Grants provide up to $30,000 for up to three years to help fund and support faculty with innovative ideas to create new or transform existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market.
Aug. 23, 2020—These awards honor exceptional young scientists by celebrating their extraordinary achievements, recognizing their inspiring promise, and accelerating their innovations. The three award categories are: Chemistry, Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Life Sciences.
Aug. 15, 2020—The Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Program aims to fuel the development of female STEM²D leaders and feed the STEM²D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their research careers, in each of the STEM²D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.
Jul. 9, 2020—VU and VUMC (combined) may select one applicant for the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics. These three-year career development awards enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics.
Jul. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Memorial Foundation Grant program. The Memorial Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to people who live in the geographic area served by Nashville Memorial Hospital.
Jun. 22, 2020—The Toronto-Dominion Bank Ready Challenge will fund grants of up to $1 million (CAD) to provide innovative solutions that address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically for communities that are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19.
Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC collaboratively) anticipates the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research.
Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit two applications from each school for the Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grant Program. The program provides support for efforts that will better prepare students for success in business.
Jun. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate up to three tenure-track faculty per department for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships. The goal of the fellowships is to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the National Endowment for the Humanities' 2021 Summer Stipends program. Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences or both.
Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the 2021 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research in chemistry and the biomedical sciences of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.