The Penn State Limited Submission Program manages the response to research funding opportunities for which a limited number of submissions are permitted from Penn State.
The Vice President for Research (VPR), in close communication with the college research deans and interdisciplinary consortia directors, is charged with implementing the Penn State Limited Submission Procedure.
Please contact email@example.com should you have any questions.
Currently Accepting Notices of Intent/Proposals
If you would like to be considered as a Penn State institutional applicant for one of these opportunities, please submit a Proposal or Notice of Intent. Depending on the level of interest, a downselect competition may be held.
|Funding Agency||OVPR NOI Deadline||OVPR Downselect Deadline||Agency Final Deadline|
|Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: New Directions Fellowships||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation||Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:00pm||Oct 05, 2018|
|DE‐FOA‐0001956 DOE EERE: Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy||DOE EERE||Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:00pm||Nov 01, 2018|
|Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars||Johnson & Johnson||Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00pm||Sep 25, 2018|
|ORAU Travel Grant||ORAU||Monday, August 20, 2018 - 4:00pm||Oct 01, 2018|
|NSF- Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering and Information (Q-AMASE-i)||NSF||Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 5:00pm||Nov 05, 2018|
|NSF 18-513 - Major Research Instrumentation Program||NSF||Aug 07, 2018||Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:00pm||Jan 22, 2019|
|NSF 17-573: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)||NSF||Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 4:00pm||Nov 07, 2018|
|Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)||Simons Foundation||Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:00pm||Oct 31, 2018|
|Simons Foundation Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science||Simons Foundation||Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:00pm||Oct 31, 2018|
|2019 Dreyfus Foundation: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards||Dreyfus Foundation||Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 4:00pm||Feb 07, 2019|
Currently in Downselect
Penn State may only submit a specific number of proposals to these funding opportunities. The number of NOIs received require that an internal competition take place, thus, a downselect process has commenced. No Penn State researchers may apply to any opportunity listed on this page outside of this downselect process.
All current downselect applications are provided in the InfoReady system, at psu.infoready4.com. You may also click on the titles below to apply for limited submission awards that are currently in downselect. (This link opens in a new window; Penn State WebAccess log in required to see application.)
|OVPR Downselect Deadline||Agency LOI Deadline||Agency Final Deadline||Notes|
W.M. Keck Foundation: Science & Engineering/Medical Research Program
Workshop Information: The CFR and Limited Submissions offices will...
|Jun 01, 2018||Nov 01, 2018|
(CLOSED) NIOSH PAR-15-303 Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (42)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers...
|Jun 13, 2018||Oct 11, 2018||No applicants|
2018/19 NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
Although there is currently NO active solicitation for the NSF- ...
|Jul 20, 2018||Dec 21, 2018|
RFA-RM-18-010 Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)
The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (DP5 mechanism), established in 2010...
|Jul 25, 2018||Aug 27, 2018||Sep 27, 2018|
(CLOSED) 2019/2020 Tobacco CURE Nonformula Opioid Abuse
The intent of the state’s Request for Applications (RFA) is to fund Collaborative Research on Opioid Abuse and...
|Jul 25, 2018||Aug 14, 2018||Aug 22, 2018||Grigson, Patricia (College of Medicine, Neural & Behavioral Sciences) 7/31/2018|
Searle Scholars Program
The Searle Scholars Program gives grants to support independent research in medicine, chemistry, and the biological sciences for exceptional...
|Jul 29, 2018||Sep 28, 2018|
(CLOSED) NSF 17-585: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program
The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and...
|Jul 31, 2018||Sep 27, 2018||Stewart, Susan (Aerospace Engineering) 8/1/2018|
(CLOSED) NSF 17-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites
||Jul 31, 2018||Sep 19, 2018||Azemi, Asad (Engineering, Brandywine Campus) - Engineering Focus & Kraft, Reuben (MNE) - Computer & Information Science Focus 8/1/2018|
WT Grant Institutional Challenge
Please Note: While the funder does not limit the number of applications from an institution, this competition...
|Jul 31, 2018||Sep 07, 2018|