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COLA Grants Digest April 16, 2013

Tue, Apr 16, 2013

COLA Grants Digest: April 16, 2013

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Title: Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis in the United States (R01) (PAR-13-187)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 4/15/2013

Amount: $500,000

Description/Eligibility: Approximately 100,000 adolescents and young adults in the United States experience a first episode of psychosis (FEP) every year. The World Health Organization advocates reducing duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) to 3 months or less by addressing bottlenecks in the pathway from early psychosis identification to initiation of specialty care. Accordingly, this funding opportunity announcement will support R01 research grants that test reproducible strategies for substantially reducing the DUP among persons with FEP by removing significant bottlenecks in the pathway to specialty FEP care. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 15.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-187.html

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Title: National institute on Deafness and Other Hearing Disorders (NIDCD) Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18) (PAR-13-186)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 4/17/2013

Amount: $600,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the NIDCD Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18) program is to enable established, proven investigators to augment or redirect their research programs through the acquisition of new research skills to answer questions relevant to the hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language sciences. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-186.html

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Title: Proliferation Awareness Workshops – Cambodia (ISN-ISNECC-13-007, CFDA 19.901)

Sponsor: Department of State (DOS), Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation

Deadline: 4/19/2013

Amount: $100,000

Description/Eligibility: The Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation seeks applications for projects intended to assist the Government of Cambodia and the Macau Special Administrative Region by raising their awareness of international nonproliferation norms and the importance of strategic trade controls. The Recipient shall conduct up to two proliferation and strategic trade control awareness workshops in Cambodia. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 19.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=230193

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Title: Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) (NSF 06-561)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 4/19/2013

Amount: $85,000 - $150,000 per year

Description/Eligibility: The CEDAR program is a broad-based, community-initiated, upper atmospheric research program. The goal is to understand the behavior of atmospheric regions from the middle atmosphere upward through the thermosphere and ionosphere into the exosphere in terms of coupling, energetics, chemistry, and dynamics on regional and global scales. These processes are related to the sources of perturbations that propagate upward from the lower atmosphere as well as to solar radiation and particle inputs from above. The activities within this program combine observations, theory and modeling. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 19.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=5503&ods_key=nsf06561

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Title: Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) (NSF 12-547)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 4/23/2013

Amount: $1,200,000

Description/Eligibility: The EARS program targets innovative and potentially transformational research that carefully considers the interplay of science, engineering, technology, applications, economics, social sciences, and public policy on spectrum efficiency and access. It is the intent of the EARS program to develop a broad portfolio across the various topical areas in physical sciences, engineering, computer and information science, mathematics, and social, behavioral, and economic sciences. New areas of collaboration are strongly encouraged. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 23.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=503480&ods_key=nsf13539

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Title: Research Initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS-BAA-12-004)

Sponsor: Department of Defense (DOD)

Deadline: 4/23/2013

Amount: ~$100,000

Description/Eligibility: The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is interested in receiving proposals for research initiatives that offer potential for advancement and improvement in the NPS core mission of graduate education and research. Readers should note that this is an announcement to declare NPS’s solicitation in competitive funding of meritorious research initiatives across a spectrum of science and engineering, business, politics and public/foreign policy, operational and informational sciences, and interdisciplinary disciplines that support the NPS’ graduate education and research mission.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 23.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nps.edu/research/documents/BAA-12-004.pdf

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Title: Ellen Clarke Temple Award in the Study of Women in History

Sponsor: UT Austin Center for Women’s & Gender Studies (WGS)

Deadline: 4/24/2013

Amount: $1,500

Description/Eligibility: This award is given to graduate students affiliated with WGS in support of student’s travel, research, and other similar needs in the study of the history of U.S. women. To be eligible, an applicant must be a full-time graduate student in good standing at The University of Texas at Austin.  Students must belong to the WGS graduate MA degree, dual degree programs, or have registered as a WGS Portfolio student by March 30, 2013.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by April 24. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/cwgs/awards/Graduate/Ellen-Clarke-Temple-Award.php

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Title: Establishment of an Academic Partnership in Gender and Development Studies with the Lahore College for Women University in Lahore, Pakistan (SCAPPD-13-CA-047-SCA-04082013, CFDA 19.501)

Sponsor: Department of State (DOS), Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA)

Deadline: 4/26/2013

Amount: $1,000,000

Description/Eligibility: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to establish an Academic Partnership in Gender and Development Studies between a U.S. educational institution and the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) in Lahore, Pakistan. Proposals should pursue institutional or departmental objectives in partnership with the Lahore College for Women University. Objectives detailed as priorities for this partnership include: collaborative research, curriculum development, long distance teaching via internet/DVC, professional development for faculty by US counterparts, abroad or locally, and faculty and student exchange. Faculty exchange programs ranging from a few weeks to a full semester, and shorter-term graduate student exchange programs, are preferred by the Lahore College for Women University. In addition, the university is interested in training and other assistance in developing multi-media awareness materials, conducting collaborative workshops, and leadership training for women. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by April 26.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=229713

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Title: Artists Fellowships

Sponsor: Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF)

Deadline: 5/3/2013

Amount: $20,000

Description/Eligibility: The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is accepting applications from American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists for its 2014 NACF Fellowships, which are designed to support Native artists working in dance, filmmaking, literature, music, traditional arts, and visual arts. Artists must demonstrate artistic excellence, earned the respect of their colleagues, and achieved recognition in the field. To be eligible, artists must be members of federally and state-recognized tribes, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian communities.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://nacf.us/2014-fellowships

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Title: Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training (OJJDP-2013-354, CFDA 16.543)

Sponsor: Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Deadline: 5/8/2013

Amount: $1,650,000

Description/Eligibility: OJJDP seeks to identify training providers to serve the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force program. The state and regional ICAC task forces work collaboratively as a national network of law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies that prevent, interdict, and investigate technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and Internet crimes against children. This program furthers the Department’s mission to provide training and support in this area of constantly evolving technology.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 8.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2013/ICACTTA.pdf

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Title: Mekong Partnership for the Environment Project (MPE) (USAID-RDMA-RFA-486-13-000002, CFDA 98.001)

Sponsor: US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Deadline: 5/13/2013

Amount: $13,000,000

Description/Eligibility: USAID is seeking applications (proposals for funding) from U.S. institutions of higher education and U.S. non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and/or a consortia to provide technical support to a new MPE to foster integrated sub-regional cooperation and capacity building among Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, in the areas of education, health, environment and water, and connectivity. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 13.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=230153

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Title: Hydrologic Sciences (NSF 13-531)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 5/13/2013

Amount: $250,000 - $1,000,000

Description/Eligibility: The Hydrologic Sciences program is committed to supporting the most meritorious research in relevant areas, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research, as well as research involving international collaboration. The program is interested in proposals in emerging fields and insights into the role and function of water in the environment and its operation within the critical zone at all time and space scales. Applicants may submit proposals at any stage of their research: proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 13.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=13684&ods_key=nsf13531

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Title: Cyberlearning: Transforming Education (NSF 11-587)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 5/14/2013 (Letters of Intent), 6/25/2013 (Full Proposals)

Amount: $550,000 - $2,500,000

Description/Eligibility: Through the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program, NSF seeks to integrate advances in technology with advances in what is known about how people learn to better understand how people learn with technology and how technology can be used productively to help people learn, through individual use and/or through collaborations mediated by technology; better use technology for collecting, analyzing, sharing, and managing data to shed light on learning, promoting learning, and designing learning environments; and design new technologies for these purposes, and advance understanding of how to use those technologies and integrate them into learning environments so that their potential is fulfilled. Cyberlearning awards will be made in three research categories, each focusing on a different stage of research and development: Exploration (EXP), Design and Implementation (DIP), and Integration and Deployment (INDP). The Cyberlearning program will also support Capacity-Building Projects (CAP) and a Cyberlearning Resource Center (CRC).

How to Apply: Submit letters of intent directly to sponsor by May 14. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form immediately if invited to submit full proposal.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11587/nsf11587.htm _______________________________________________________________________

Title: Structural Interventions, Alcohol Use, and Risk of HIV/AIDS (R01) (PA-13-191)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 5/14/2013

Amount: $500,000

Description/Eligibility: This funding opportunity announcement encourages R01 research grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to investigate the effectiveness of structural interventions aimed at reducing the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission by changing the environment of alcohol use. Although a variety of structural and environmental interventions have been employed successfully to reduce other drinking-related problems, similar research extending into the realm of HIV/AIDS risk reduction is still in its developing stages. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 14.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-191.html

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Title: Child Welfare Training: The National Center for Child Welfare Curriculum Development on Evidence Based Treatment Services(HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-CT-0595, CFDA 93.648)

Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Deadline: 5/20/13

Amount: $500,000 - $1,000,000

Description/Eligibility: This targeted 5-year cooperative agreement is to be awarded to create a national center of excellence to develop, implement and evaluate curriculum in child welfare agency settings that will: Support the child welfare workforce to better understand social and emotional needs of children and families involved in the child welfare system; Support the child welfare workforce to better screen and assess for social and emotional needs of children and families; Support the child welfare workforce to understand the effective interventions and active ingredients of those interventions and how to ensure children and families receive those intervention; Increase exposure to active ingredients and Evidence Based Practices for agency staff through enhanced curriculum and practicums; Provide professional development opportunities for agency staff by developing, delivering, and evaluating course offerings, continuing education, and certificate programs aimed at addressing the shortage of child welfare practitioners prepared to deliver evidence based child and family treatment; Provide curriculum aimed at assisting case managers to make excellent decisions about how to refer and evaluate the effectiveness of the services provided to the children and families in their care; and, Develop decision making tools for agency leadership that might assist them in assessing their current mental health service array.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-CT-0595

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Title: Evidence for the Classroom Request for Proposals

Sponsor: Spencer Foundation

Deadline: 5/20/2013

Amount: $50,000 - $300,000

Description/Eligibility: Through its Evidence in the Classroom initiative, the foundation will award grants for research projects that investigate how K-8 teachers use student performance data for instructional decisions and how organizational and individual factors affect that use. Past projects have covered a range of topics, from data use patterns through an online data management system to the effectiveness of capacity-building interventions. To be eligible, principal investigators must have earned a doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. PIs also must be affiliated with a college, university, research facility, school district, or cultural institution that is willing to serve as fiscal agent if a grant is awarded.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/data-use-and-educational-improvement

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Title: Refugee Microenterprise Development Projects (MED) (HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-RG-0569, CFDA 93.576)

Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Deadline: 5/20/2013

Amount: $100,000 - $250,000

Description/Eligibility: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is pleased to announce the availability of funds for the Refugee Microenterprise Development Project. The broad objectives of the ORR Refugee MED program are to 1) assist refugees in becoming economically self-sufficient, 2) help refugee communities in developing capital resources, and 3) assist refugees in developing credit history and/or in repairing their credit scores. To achieve these objectives, applicants may request funds for technical assistance, for revolving loan fund or loan loss reserve fund, and for administration to cover their costs associated with managing the MED project. ORR envisions that through the use of the MED funds, programs will leverage other resources that will strengthen their capacities to continue providing MED services after the completion of the project period.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-RG-0569

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Title: Testing Geospatial Predictive Policing Strategies (NIJ-2013-3456)

Sponsor: US Department of Justice (DOJ)

Deadline: 5/27/2013

Amount: $500,000

Description/Eligibility: NIJ is seeking applications for research that explores the relationship between theory (of any discipline) and geospatial predictive policing strategies. In particular, NIJ is seeking proposals that focus on linking theories to current policing strategies, discerning potential disconnects in the levels of analysis between theory and practice, explicating what effects this may have on findings, and, finally, addressing means of adapting theory and practice based on the results.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 27.

Full Announcement/Contacts: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001046.pdf

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Title: Structural Interventions, Alcohol Use, and Risk of HIV/AIDS (R21) (PA-13-192)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 5/27/2013

Amount: $200,000

Description/Eligibility: This funding opportunity announcement encourages R21 research grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to investigate the effectiveness of structural interventions aimed at reducing the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission by changing the environment of alcohol use. Although a variety of structural and environmental interventions have been employed successfully to reduce other drinking-related problems, similar research extending into the realm of HIV/AIDS risk reduction is still in its developing stages.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by May 27.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-192.html

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Title: Viral Hepatitis Networking, Capacity Building and Training (CDC-RFA-PS13-1313)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 6/7/2013

Amount: $150,000 - $350,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of this announcement is to support networking, capacity building, and professional development and training programs that will ultimately result in an increase in the identification of people with chronic HBV and/or HCV infection. This announcement has two separate components: Part A, Networking and Capacity Building, and Part B, Professional Education and Training.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by June 7.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=230013

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Title: JustFilms Documentary Awards Nominations

Sponsor: Princess Grace Foundation

Deadline: 6/10/2013

Amount: Varies

Description/Eligibility: The Princess Grace Foundation-USA, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, is accepting nominations for its 2013 JustFilms Documentary Awards program, which seeks to identify and support voices from underrepresented communities with authentic and powerful stories to tell. This year, priority will be given to social justice films by Native/Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Grant amounts are contingent on the size of the project budget. Nominations must be submitted by deans/department chairs in conjunction with the faculty of established U.S. colleges and universities or by directors of nonprofit media arts organizations with structured film production programs that the foundation has invited to apply. Candidates from colleges and universities must be full-time students or matriculated but have not yet completed their thesis films, have completed at least one film as director, be the director of the proposed thesis film, and be a United States citizen or be able to demonstrate proof of permanent resident status.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by June 10.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.pgfusa.org/images/2013%20JustFilms%20Application.pdf

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Title: Cyber Security (CS) Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) Program Announcement (W911NF-13-R-0004)

Sponsor: Department of Defense (DOD), US Army

Deadline: 6/10/2013

Amount: $350,000/year

Description/Eligibility: Cyber security is critical to the Army due to the growing number and sophistication of attacks on military cyber networks coupled with the ever-increasing reliance on cyber systems to conduct the Army’s mission. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has established an Enterprise approach to Cyber Security that couples multi-disciplinary internal research, analysis, and operations with extramural research and collaborative ventures. ARL intends to establish a new collaborative venture – The Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance (CRA) – that seeks to advance the theoretical foundations of cyber science in the context of Army networks. This Collaborative Research Alliance will consist of academia, industry and government researchers working jointly to solve complex problems. The overall objective of the Cyber Security CRA is to develop a fundamental understanding of cyber phenomena (including human aspects) so that fundamental laws, theories, and theoretically grounded and empirically validated models can be applied to a broad range of Army domains, applications, and environments.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by June 10.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.arl.army.mil/www/pages/1417/Cyber_Security_CRA_PA.PDF

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Title: Research and Publication on Classic Song

Sponsor: American Musicological Society, The Thomas Hampson Fund

Deadline: 7/25/2013

Amount: $1,000

Description/Eligibility: The Thomas Hampson Fund was established in 2009 in honor of the OPUS Campaign and by the AMS in recognition of Hampson's outstanding contributions to the field of music as a performer, teacher, and scholar. The fund is dedicated to fostering editions and scholarship on classic song in all its contexts (including American song, contemporary song, etc.), as well as new and innovative technologies for promoting and understanding classic song via interactive media and the Internet

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by July 25.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.ams-net.org/grants/hampson.php

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Title: Mechanisms of Alcohol and Nicotine Co-Addiction (R21) (PA-13-193)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 8/17/2013

Amount: $200,000

Description/Eligibility: This funding opportunity announcement encourages R21 exploratory research grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to study neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms contributing to concurrent alcohol and nicotine co-addiction. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by August 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-193.html

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Title: Mechanisms of Alcohol and Nicotine Co-Addiction (R01) (PA-13-194)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 8/17/2013

Amount: $200,000

Description/Eligibility: This funding opportunity announcement encourages R01 research grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to study neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms contributing to concurrent alcohol and nicotine co-addiction. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by August 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-194.html

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Title: Call for Proposals to Develop and Curate Content for Youthpolicy.org

Sponsor: Open Society Foundations

Deadline: Open

Amount: $10,000

Description/Eligibility: The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Initiative is seeking proposals from organizations interested in developing and curating thematic pages on Youthpolicy.org, an online global youth portal that aims to consolidate knowledge and information on youth-related policies around the world.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form three weeks in advance of your chosen submission date.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.youthpolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/youth-policy-curation-20111103.pdf

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If you received this message as a forward and would like to be added to our list, log in to UT Lists at https://utlists.utexas.edu/sympa/ and subscribe to the “cola_grants_alert” list. A note on deadlines: Many grants listed in this digest require 3 week lead time before the sponsor deadline for COLA and OSP approval. Please see “How to Apply” under each grant for the appropriate procedure. Deadlines for grants marked “submit to sponsor” are not adjusted for internal review.

Please contact the Office of Research grants staff with any questions you have about applying for grants as a COLA faculty member, academic unit, or graduate student or visit our website at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/grants-contracts/

Kathy Thatcher thatcher@austin.utexas.edu for Federal Grants

Melanie Morgan mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu for Foundations

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