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Limited Competitions Registry             Help

 The Limited Competitions Registry is a database of active RFPís for limited competitions, (RFPís for which the University may submit only a certain number of proposals). Investigators who wish to be considered for a limited competition must sign up through the Registry (PARS login and password required). Please consult UMaineís policy on Limited Competitions (PDF) for more details. 
Entries are listed alphabetically by Sponsor. If you cannot find a particular limited competition please contact Bobby MacLeod (robert.macleod@maine.edu).
The Funding Opportunities Calendar has been retired in favor of PIVOT (formerly Community of Science), a comprehensive funding resource available to the UMaine community courtesy of Fogler Library.
                            Deadlines
     UMaine      Notice of Intent    Full Proposal                Sponsor and Funding Level
   5/4/2017                N/A                   7/3/2017         American Diabetes Association:    2017 - Pathway to Stop Diabetes                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.diabetes.org/pathway/program/nominations.html
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Pathway seeks exceptional nominees from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The Association encourages nomination of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including minorities that are underrepresented in research. For the purposes of this program, underrepresented minorities are defined as individuals of African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander descent. Candidates will be identified through nominations from U.S.-accredited academic and nonprofit research institutions.  

   8/1/2018                N/A                   10/1/2018         Davis Educational Foundation:    2018 Award Competition                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.davisfoundations.org/site/educational.asp
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Supports the undergraduate programs of public and private, regionally accredited, baccalaureate degree granting colleges and universities throughout the six New England states. UMaine currently has an active Davis Educational Foundation award. The next award cycle UMaine is eligible to apply for is 10/1/18. If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens, Maine EPSCoR, (581-3399, shane.moeykens@maine.edu)

   6/11/2018                N/A                   8/10/2018         Davis Family Foundation:    2018 Grants                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.davisfoundations.org/site/family.asp
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Foundation provides support for three types of charitable organizations: Educational Organizations, Medical Organizations and Cultural and Arts Organizations.  Four submission deadlines per year: Feb 10, May 10, Aug 10 and Nov 10. UMaine has a current DEF award, the next submission deadline UMaine is eligible to apply for is 8/10/18. The Foundation discourages organizations that receive a grant from submitting subsequent requests within 24 months. In addition, declined applicants should not submit a request for the same project within 12 months.If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens, Maine EPSCoR, (581-3399, shane.moeykens@maine.edu)

   6/2/2017                N/A                   8/1/2017         Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation:    2017 Grant Application                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.emallinckrodtfoundation.org/Application.html
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
The Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation is a private foundation that funds basic biomedical research in St Louis and throughout the United States. The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.  If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens at shane.moekens@maine.edu

   5/16/2017                N/A                   7/15/2017         Jane's Trust:    2017 Grant Application                  
Sponsor Website:    http://hembar.com/janestrust
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Janeís Trust will make grants to address important issues in the Trustís fields of interest and areas of geographical focus described. The Trustees are interested primarily in organizations and projects which benefit underserved populations and disadvantaged communities.  If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens at shane.moekens@maine.edu

   2/10/2017           2/14/2017              5/16/2017         National Science Foundation: NSF 17-522  Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)                  
Sponsor Website:    https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17522/nsf17522.htm
LIMITED to 1 Proposal/ CLOSED click for status
This initiative seeks to improve collaborative efforts aimed at enhancing the preparation, increasing the participation, and ensuring the contributions of individuals from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented and underserved in the STEM enterprise: women, persons with disabilities, African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, and persons from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. 

   11/10/2017                N/A                   1/10/2018         National Science Foundation: NSF 15-504  Major Research Instrumentation Program: Instrument Acquisition or Development                  $75M/160 awards
Sponsor Website:    http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15504/nsf15504.htm
LIMITED to 3 Proposals- click for details
MRI program assists with the acquisition or development of shared research instrumentation that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.  Please note, this information is based on an anticipated deadline and is subject to change if NSF issues a new RFP. If three proposals are submitted, at least one of the proposals must be for instrument development (i.e., no more than two proposals may be for instrument acquisition).

   5/5/2017                N/A                   7/6/2017         William T. Grant Foundation:    William T. Grant Scholars Program                  4-6 awards, up to $350K each over 5 yrs.
Sponsor Website:    http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/william-t-grant-scholars-program
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
supports the professional development of early-career researchers in the social,behavioral, and health sciences. The goal is to help Scholars tackle important questions that will advance theory, policy,and practice for youth and to do so with an expanded array of expertise that includes different methods, disciplinary perspectives, and content knowledge. Applicants must be nominated by their institutions. Major divisions (e.g.,College of Arts and Sciences, Medical School) of an institution may nominate only one applicant each year.

 

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