Limited Submissions

 

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 limitedsubs@psu.edu should you have any questions.

Currently Accepting Notices of Intent

If you would like to be considered as a Penn State institutional applicant for one of these opportunities, please submit a Notice of Intent. Depending on the level of interest, a downselect competition may be held.

Funding Agency OVPR NOI Deadline Agency Final Deadline
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Aug 25, 2017 Jan 10, 2018

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.)

NSF Downselects:

OVPR Downselect Deadline Agency LOI Deadline Agency Final Deadline
NSF 17-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites

Three Site...

Aug 08, 2017 Oct 10, 2017 ()
NSF 17-573: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

Opportunity Summary

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)...

Sep 01, 2017 Nov 06, 2017 ()
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) (NSF 15-577)

The Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Program provides funds: 1) for improvements...

Jul 07, 2017 Aug 14, 2017 ()
National Science Foundation (NSF) Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)

This solicitation expands upon the...

Jun 09, 2017 Sep 18, 2017 ()
NSF ADVANCE Adaptation Track: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) (NSF 16-594)

...

May 26, 2017 Sep 13, 2017 ()

NIH Downselects:

Funding Agency Agency LOI Deadline Agency Final Deadline
NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (EIA) Program

Opportunity Summary

The NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards provide an opportunity...

Sep 22, 2017
NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (EIA) Program

Opportunity Summary

The NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards provide an opportunity...

NIH Sep 22, 2017

Foundation/Private Organization Downselects:

OVPR Downselect Deadline Agency LOI Deadline Agency Final Deadline

William T. Grant Institutional Challenge

Jul 14, 2017 Sep 12, 2017
W.M. Keck Foundation
W.M. Keck Foundation: Science & Engineering/Medical Research Program

The Keck Foundation supports basic research...

Jul 02, 2017 Nov 01, 2017
Kinship Foundation
Searle Scholars Program

Jul 30, 2017 Sep 29, 2017
Mallinckrodt Foundation
Mallinckrodt Foundation: Biomedical Early-stage Investigator Grants

The mission of the Foundation is to support...

Jun 25, 2017 Aug 11, 2017
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences competition

The Pew Scholars Program...

Jun 07, 2017 Oct 23, 2017 07/07/2017 - 16:00

Other Governmental Downselects:

Funding Agency Agency LOI Deadline Agency Final Deadline
National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to...

NEA Sep 27, 2017