College of Liberal Arts

COLA Grants Digest: July 9, 2013

Tue, Jul 9, 2013

 

Title: Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship and Summer Enrichment Program (CFDA 19.020)

Sponsor: Department of State

Deadline: 7/19/13

Amount: $2,500,000

Description/Eligibility: The Bureau of Human Resources, Office of Recruitment, Examination and

Employment (HR/REE), of the US Department of State (hereafter HR/REE) announces an open competition for one assistance award to conduct all programmatic, financial and administrative activities for the FY 2014: 1) Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program designed to recruit and develop new talent for the Department of State’s Foreign Service and provides financial assistance towards completion of a masters degree followed by a three year service commitment in the Foreign Service of the Department of State and, 2) Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program, a six week academic summer program which serves as an important State Department Foreign Service recruiting tool.

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 July 19.

Full Announcement/Contacts: https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=18224

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Title: Person-Centered Outcomes Research Resource (U2C) (RFA-CA-13-008)

Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Deadline: 8/5/13

Amount: $3.2M/yr. (2014 and 2015), $2.4M (2016), $1.85M (2017) (one award)

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to support the creation of a research resource infrastructure for the administration of research investigations using person-centered health outcomes, further referred to as the Person-Centered Outcomes Research Resource (PCORR). The overarching goal for the PCORR will be to facilitate person-centered outcome research by supporting the use and enhancements of the following four measurement information systems, currently funded as separate NIH programs: the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System; the NIH Toolbox for Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function; the Quality of Life (QOL); Outcomes in Neurological Disorders; and the Adult Sickle Cell Quality of Life Measurement Information System.

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 5.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-13-008.html

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Title: Grants

Sponsor: Food and Farm Communications Fund (FFCF)

Deadline: 8/9/13

Amount: $10,000-$100,000

Description/Eligibility: The Food and Farm Communications Fund was established in 2012 to help educate the public about the sustainable food and agriculture field. In 2013, the fund awarded grants totaling $349,000 in support of training programs that help the media to better understand and report on the movement, media and advertising training for farmers, and the creation of television and online news and documentary programming. Grants will be awarded for projects that advance a specifically targeted innovative media/communications effort, assist in removing the "roadblocks" to better communications efforts aimed at affecting consumers and public opinion, and/or that focus on media and communications campaigns that address specific public policy issues.

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 August 9.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.foodandfarmcommunications.org/about.html

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Title: Grants

Sponsor: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)

Deadline: 8/9/13

Amount: Unspecified

Description/Eligibility: RMHC Grants will be awarded to stable, efficient U.S. based organizations operating internationally or domestically with proven outcomes and strong partnerships with key stakeholders. We will consider organizations whose project methodology involves a comprehensive, ethnographic approach to their research, program development, program implementation, and evaluation. We seek to partner with organizations that take an innovative approach to addressing the health needs of the population. RMHC primarily allocates funding to costs associated with the direct implementation of the project.

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 August 9.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/grants/how-to-apply/

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Title: Program Project Grant Applications (P01) (PAR-13-259)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 8/23/13 (Letter of Intent), 9/4/13 (Full Proposal)

Amount: ~$500,000/yr., 5yrs.

Description/Eligibility: This Funding Opportunity Announcement announces the availability of support for collaborative research by multi-disciplinary teams which is of high priority to National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)  and leads to synergistic outcomes based on the synthesis of multiple research approaches. The NIDA Program Projects funding opportunity will support research in which the funding of three or more highly meritorious projects as a group enriches both the component projects and the overall program to offer significant scientific advantages over supporting the same projects as individual research grants (i.e., synergy).  For the duration of the award, each program must consist of a minimum of three research projects focused on issues critical to advance the mission and goals of NIDA.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by August 23. 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 September 4.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-259.html

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Title: Clinical Trials and Interventional Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R01) (RFA-AT-14-003)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 9/11/123 (Letter of Intent), 9/20/13 (Full Proposal).

Amount: $2,500,000/5yrs., max $500,000/yr.

Description/Eligibility: This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks applications proposing Clinical trials or Interventional research on non-pharmacological approaches to symptom management for pain and associated problems (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), substance use disorder (SUD), depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances) among U.S. military personnel and Veterans.  Research related to personnel and Veterans of all branches of the military (e.g., Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, U.S. Military Reserves, National Guard) is of interest. For this FOA, research related to individuals who are serving or have served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq), and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) is of special interest due to the public health need to address issues confronting returning troops.

How to Apply:  Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by September 11. 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 September 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-14-003.html

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Title: Pilot and Feasibility Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R34) (RFA-AT-14-004)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 9/11/123 (Letter of Intent), 9/20/13 (Full Proposal).

Amount: $2,250,000/3yrs., max $450,000/yr.

Description/Eligibility: This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks research applications focused on non-pharmacological approaches to symptom management for pain and associated problems (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), substance use disorder (SUD), depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances) among U.S. military personnel and Veterans.  For this FOA, research related to active duty personnel, Veterans and families from all branches of the military (e.g., Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, U.S. Military Reserves, National Guard) and Veterans is of interest.  Research related to individuals who are serving or have served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq), and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) is of special interest.  This funding opportunity is intended to support preliminary clinical studies which are often needed for planning and design of subsequent, larger cohort studies, or clinical efficacy/effectiveness trials.

How to Apply:  Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by September 11. 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 September 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-14-004.html

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Title: Health Services and Observational Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R01) (RFA-AT-14-005)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 9/11/123 (Letter of Intent), 9/20/13 (Full Proposal).

Amount: $2,500,000/5yrs., max $500,000/yr.

Description/Eligibility: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks applications proposing Health Services research or Observational studies focused on the use of non-pharmacological approaches to symptom management for pain and associated problems (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), substance use disorder (SUD), depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances) among U.S. military personnel and Veterans.  Research related to personnel and Veterans of all branches of the military (e.g., Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, U.S. Military Reserves, National Guard) is of interest. For this FOA, research related to individuals who are serving or have served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq), and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) is of special interest due to the public health need to address issues confronting returning troops. 

How to Apply:  Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by September 11. 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 September 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-14-005.html

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Title: Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Deadline: 10/23/13

Amount: $25,000 +$2,000 travel

Description/Eligibility: ACLS invites applications for the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art designated for graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing. Ten fellowships are available for a non-renewable, one-year term beginning between June and September 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year. The fellowships may be carried out in residence at the Fellow's home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for the research.

How to Apply:  Apply directly to sponsor by October 23. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.acls.org/programs/american-art/

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Title: Career-Life Balance (CLB) Supplemental Funding Opportunities in Support of Postdoctoral Investigators Funded by NSF Awards (Dear Colleague Letter)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Deadline: N/A

Amount: $12,000 (plus fringe and indirect cost)

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of this DCL is to announce a gender neutral supplemental funding opportunity for NSF research awardees that support postdoctoral investigators. NSF recognizes that dependent care responsibilities and other family considerations pose unique challenges for postdoctoral researchers. Principal Investigators (PIs) of research awards are invited to submit supplemental funding requests to support additional personnel (e.g., research technicians or equivalent) to sustain research while the postdoctoral researcher is on family leave.

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 three weeks before your planned submission date.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13109/nsf13109.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

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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

Vivian Smyrl vsmyrl@austin.utexas.edufor Post-Award

 

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