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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|Beckman Foundation: Chemical & Life Sciences Young Investigator Grant||Beckman Foundation||Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:00pm||Aug 06, 2018|
|WT Grant Institutional Challenge||WT Grant Foundation||Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm||Sep 07, 2018|
|NSF 17-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites||NSF||Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm||Sep 19, 2018|
|RFA-RM-18-010 Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)||NIH||Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:00pm||Sep 27, 2018|
|NSF 17-585: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program||NSF||Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm||Sep 27, 2018|
|Searle Scholars Program||Searle Scholars Program||Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:59am||Sep 28, 2018|
|Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: New Directions Fellowships||Andrew W. Mellon Foundation||Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:00pm||Oct 05, 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|
|NSF 17-573: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)||NSF||Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 4:00pm||Nov 07, 2018|
|2018/19 NSF - Major Research Instrumentation Program||NSF||Jul 31, 2018||Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:00pm||Jan 22, 2019|
|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|
(CLOSED) DE‐FOA‐0001837 DOE EERE Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Advancement and Data Dissemination
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)...
|May 23, 2018||Jul 17, 2018||No applicants|
(CLOSED) Strada Education Network Innovative Solutions in Education-to-Employment
Strada Education Network is seeking collaborative grantees to propose initiatives that...
|Jul 09, 2018||Jul 23, 2018||Alger, Monty (Director of the Institute for Natural Gas & Civil Engineering) 7/13/18|
(CLOSED) USDA NIFA - (CYFAR) Children, Youth and Families at Risk Professional Development and Technical Assistance Program
CYFAR marshals the resources of the Land-...
|Jul 09, 2018||Jul 27, 2018||No applicants|
|(CLOSED) NASA Research Announcement (NRA): Space Technology – Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion 2018 (SpaceTech–REDDI–2018), APPENDIX NUMBER: 80HQTR18NOA01-...||Jun 22, 2018||Jul 30, 2018||Micci, Michael (Aerospace Engineering), Topic 1 6/22/18|
(CLOSED) EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-001 National Pesticide Information Center
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications from eligible organizations...
|Jun 18, 2018||Jul 30, 2018||No applicants|
2019/2020 Tobacco CURE Nonformula Opioid Abuse
2019/2020 Tobacco CURE Nonformula Opioid Abuse Whitepaper Notice of Intent (NOI)
|Jun 27, 2018||Jul 31, 2018|
(CLOSED) Mallinckrodt Foundation: Biomedical Early-stage Investigator Grants
The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic...
|Jul 01, 2018||Aug 01, 2018||Lian, Xiaojun (Biomedical Engineering) 7/13/18|
(CLOSED) NEA Our Town
NEA will host an "Our Town: How to Apply" webinar on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST. To register...
|Jun 27, 2018||Aug 09, 2018||No applicants|
(CLOSED) NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants - 20180809-CHA
The mission of this Challenge Grants program is to strengthen the institutional base of...
|Jul 06, 2018||Aug 09, 2018||No applicants|
(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|
W.M. Keck Foundation: Science & Engineering/Medical Research Program
Workshop Information: The CFR and Limited Submissions offices will...
|Jun 01, 2018||Nov 01, 2018|
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|