limited submission opportunity Archives
Sep. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC combined) can nominate up to two assistant professors for the 2018 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.
Sep. 13, 2018—VU can submit one proposal per department for the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation program in the humanities. The foundation intends to further the humanities along a broad front, supporting projects which address the concerns of the historical studia humanitatis: a humanistic education rooted in the great traditions of the past.
LSO: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation – Creating Opportunity & Independence for those with spinal cord injury
Sep. 13, 2018—The goal of the Creating Opportunity & Independence (CO&I) program is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their families living with spinal cord injury. CO&I grants support innovative programs or projects that improve participation and independence for individuals living with SCI and address critical areas of need in rehabilitation, transitional stages, and in the community.
Sep. 11, 2018—VU can submit one application per calendar year to the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation (CFH) Support for Programs in Developing World funding opportunity. The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation 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.
Aug. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the The Henry Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology program. The program aims to support collaborative, experimental and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship.
Aug. 17, 2018—VU can nominate one candidate for the Chemistry and one candidate for the Physical Science & Engineering award categories. VU and VUMC are holding a joint competition to select one candidate for the Life Sciences award category. These awards honor exceptional young scientists by celebrating their extraordinary achievements, recognizing their inspiring promise, and accelerating their innovations. Awardees will receive $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
Aug. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University can submit one application or the Japan Foundation Institutional Project Support Program. This annual program is designed to encourage innovative and sustained growth of Japanese studies in the United States.
Aug. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University can submit 2 proposals for the VentureWell Faculty Grants Program. The program supports the creation of new or transformation of 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. The grant will provide $30,000 (overhead not allowed)for a duration of 1-3 years.
Jul. 18, 2018—The V Foundation has established a new initiative in honor of Robin Roberts, which will fund research related to cancer survivorship and reduction of long-term complications of cancer treatment.
Jul. 3, 2018—VU and VUMC (combined) may nominate up to 2 faculty 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 and whose research will have an impact on public policy, biomedical research, or clinical practice.
Jul. 3, 2018—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.
Jun. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program for 2019. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research. This award typically provides $550,000 over five yearsfor young investigators involved in research in the cure and treatment of diseases in the fields of cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.