College of Liberal Arts

COLA Grants Digest: December 10, 2013

Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Announcements 

High Volume Submission Period

The December 2, 2013 internal deadline for grant submissions due January 1 through February 15, 2014 has now passed. If you intend to submit a late proposal, please send us notification of your intent to apply and your completed Proposal Review Form (http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/_files/pdf/grants-contracts/COLA-PRF.pdf) as soon as possible, and we will facilitate your submission to the extent time allows. 

We cannot guarantee proposals full internal review unless we receive your proposal documents 10 business days prior to the sponsor’s deadline. Please consult our Grants Services Timeline (http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/_files/pdf/grants-contracts/COLAGrantTimeline.pdf) for more information on internal submission policies. 

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Seminar, January 10, 2014

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training is part of an effort by the University of Texas at Austin to provide undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who require the training with superior educational opportunities for professional growth. This training has been developed to increase awareness of ethical issues that may occur while conducting research. At the end of this training, you will have acquired skills that will help you identify ethical dilemmas and resources available to you to help you.

Register for RR100 via TXClass (https://utdirect.utexas.edu/txclass/index.WBX) or contact Elena V. Mota evmota@ausitn.utexas.edu or (512) 232-1419 for more information.

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Title: Moody Research Grants & the Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies

Sponsor: LBJ Foundation

Deadline: 03/15/2013

Amount: $500-$5,000

Description: Twice a year, The LBJ Foundation awards Moody Research Grants, ranging from $500 to $2,500, and the Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies, in the amount of $5,000.  Moody Research Grants may be used for research for dissertations, theses, senior papers, publications and other projects.  The Middleton Fellowship is given to students whose research highlights how history can illuminate current and future policy issues.  While post-doctoral fellows may apply, preference is given to doctoral students.  The fellowship requires recipients to conduct research at the LBJ Library and at least one other National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) facility.  The application deadline for both is September 15 for the spring term (January 1 – August 31) and March 15 for the fall term (June 1 – December 31). 

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by March 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application. 

More Info: http://www.lbjlibrary.org/page/foundation/initiatives/moody-research-grant/

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Title: Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for Scholars

Sponsor: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR)

Deadline: 01/15/2014

Amount: $45,000

Description: The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR) is soliciting proposals for the Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for Retirement Income and Disability Insurance research. The program’s purpose is to promote research by junior scholars and senior scholars entering the field. Topics include: (1) Social Security, retirement income and disability insurance; (2) macroeconomic analyses of Social Security; (3) wealth and retirement income; (4) program interactions; (5) international research; and (6) demographic research. Junior scholars within the first ten years of their academic career and tenured schools entering a new field are encouraged to submit a proposal. The Center welcomes applications from all academic disciplines.

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 January 15.

More Info: http://crr.bc.edu/about-us/grant-programs/steven-h-sandell-grant-program-2/  

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Title: Latino Politics Best Book Award

Sponsor: Latino Caucus of the American Political Science Association

Deadline: 01/15/2014

Amount: $500

Description: The award is given for an outstanding book that examines the political thought and practice of Latinos in the United States, exploring the ways in which race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and/or class affect Latinos in their quest for social and political empowerment. Topics of interest include political identity and mobilization, parties and elections, Latino political thought, intersectional and coalition politics, social movements, and the politics of race and representation. In addition to demonstrated superiority in scholarship on the study of Latino politics, nominated work should focus substantially or entirely on developments in the U.S. context. The award may be granted to a single-authored or multi-authored book, or to an edited volume. This year, the award committee is accepting nominations for the best book published in 2013. The committee to select the award is: Jason P. Casellas, University of Houston (Committee Chair); Patricia Jaramillo, University of Texas at San Antonio; and Maria Chávez, Pacific Lutheran University.

How to Apply: Contact Award Committee Chair, Jason P. Casellas (jcasellas@uh.edu), University of Houston, Department of Political Science, for nomination instructions.

More Info: N/A

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Title: NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA)

Sponsor: National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)

Deadline: 01/16/2014

Amount: $5,000-$15,000

Description: The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)  Fund for the Arts provides a variety of grants to assist U.S.-based Latino artists and arts organizations in the development, creation, presentation and sustainability of artistic excellence, as well as the opportunity to participate in activities that contribute to professional and organizational growth. The NFA is a national grant program open to U.S.-based Latino working artists, ensembles and Latino arts organizations that demonstrate artistic excellence in pursuit of social justice through the arts. To date, the NFA has awarded over one million dollars to a diverse range of artists and organizations representing every discipline and region of the country. Applying to the NFA is a benefit of NALAC Membership.

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 January 16.

More Info: http://www.nalac.org/programs/nalac-grants/nalac-fund-for-the-arts-nfa

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Title: Fund for National Projects

Sponsor: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Deadline: 02/07/2014

Amount: $60,000-$200,000

Description: The Fund for National Projects supports projects that strengthen the national infrastructure of the professional nonprofit dance, jazz, presenting and/or theatre fields or improve conditions for the national community of performing artists in professional nonprofit dance, jazz and theatre. National projects engage a broad national constituency, occur once (or periodically) rather than annually, and have the potential to significantly impact a field. Proposals may include: research projects assessing the national health of professional nonprofit arts groups or of individual professional artists; special national convenings for entire professional nonprofit performing arts fields (beyond traditional national annual conferences); special projects that address unique circumstances that affect an entire professional nonprofit field.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review form by February 7.

More Info: http://www.ddcf.org/Programs/Arts/Initiatives--Strategies/National-Sector-Building/Fund-for-National-Projects/  

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Title: Global Connections

Sponsor: Theatre Communications Group (TCG), Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Deadline: 02/10/2014

Amount: $5,000-$10,000

Description: The Global Connections program was designed by TCG and is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. U.S.-based theatre organizations and individual artists may apply to one of the two initiatives of this new program: 1) Global Connections—On the Road: This initiative will award 12 grants of up to $5,000 each to foster new relationships with international colleagues that will inspire each other’s work and aesthetics by creating opportunities for cultural exchange. 2) Global Connections—In the Lab: This initiative will award six grants of $10,000 each to further pre-existing international collaborations by supporting residencies that either advance the development of a piece or explore elements leading up to a full production.

How to Apply: Contact Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by February 10.

More Info: http://www.tcg.org/grants/global_connections/globalcon_index.cfm  

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Title: American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship

Sponsor: American Philosophical Society

Deadline: 02/10/2014

Amount: $2,500/mo. (1-3 months)

Description: The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The library is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. The fellowships, funded by generous benefactors, are open to both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals. Applicants may be holders of the Ph.D. or its equivalent, Ph.D. candidates who have passed their preliminary examinations, or degreed independent scholars. Applicants in any relevant field of scholarship may apply. Candidates who live 75 or more miles from Philadelphia receive some preference.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by February 10. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/resident  

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Title: Research Into the Impact of Economic Fluctuations on Alcohol Consumption, Drinking Patterns, and Prevention and Treatment of Problem Drinking and Related Problems (R01) (PA-11-061)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Deadline: 02/11/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by NIAAA encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications from institutions/organizations that propose to investigate the impact of national or local economic fluctuations on alcohol consumption,  alcohol drinking patterns, and the prevention and treatment of problem drinking.  

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 February 11.

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-061.html  

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Title: Healthy Habits: Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (R01) (PAR-11-327; CFDA 93.361)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 02/11/2014

Amount: $2,500,000

Description: This solicitation is for research applications that will identify mechanisms of influence and/or promote positive sustainable health behavior(s) in children and youth (birth to age 18) and research applications to promote positive health behavior(s) should target social and cultural factors. Research that identifies and enhances processes, including social and cultural norms and that promote positive behavior in children and youth that is sustainable throughout life is the ultimate goal of this solicitation. 

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 February 11.

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-327.html#_Section_II._Award_1  

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Title: Prescription Drug Abuse Research Project Grant (R01) (PA-13-015)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Deadline: 02/11/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) encourages applicants to develop innovative research applications on prescription drug abuse, including research to examine the factors contributing to prescription drug abuse; to characterize the adverse medical, mental health and social consequences associated with prescription drug abuse; and to develop effective prevention and service delivery approaches and behavioral and pharmacological treatments. Applications to address these issues are encouraged across a broad range of methodological approaches including basic science, clinical, epidemiological, and health services research to define the extent of the problem of prescription drug abuse, to characterize this problem in terms of classes of drugs abused and combinations of drug types, etiology of abuse, and populations most affected (including analyses by age group, race/ethnicity, gender, and psychiatric symptomatology).

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 February 11.

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-015.html  

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Title: Summer Seminars and Institutes (CFDA 45.163)

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Deadline: 02/11/2014

Amount: $70,000-$200,000

Description: These grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes may be as short as two weeks or as long as five weeks. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes extend and deepen knowledge and understanding of the humanities by focusing on significant topics and texts; contribute to the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; build communities of inquiry and provide models of civility and excellent scholarship and teaching; and effectively link teaching and research in the humanities. These programs are designed for a national audience of teachers.

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 February 11.

More Info: http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/summer-seminars-and-institutes  

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Title: Drug Discovery for Nervous System Disorders (R01) (PAR-13-048)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 02/12/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages research grant applications directed toward the discovery and preclinical testing of novel compounds for the prevention and treatment of nervous system disorders. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review form by February 12.

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-048.html  

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Title: Examination of Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact (R01) (PA-12-275)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 02/12/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research to evaluate the effect of care planning on cancer survivors' health and psychosocial outcomes; self-management of late effects and adherence to cancer screening and health behavior guidelines; utilization of follow-up care; organizational-level factors influencing the implementation of care planning; and associated costs. Specifically, the FOA aims to stimulate research that will: 1) develop and test metrics for evaluating the impact of survivorship care planning; 2) evaluate the impact of survivorship care planning on cancer survivors' morbidity, self-management and adherence to care recommendations, utilization of follow-up care, and on systems outcomes, such as associated costs and impact on organizations implementing care planning; and 3) identify models and processes of care that promote effective survivorship care planning.

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 February 12.

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-274.html

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Title: Congressional Research Awards

Sponsor: Dirksen Congressional Center

Deadline: 02/13/2014

Amount: $3,000

Description: The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Center encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the United States. 

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 February 13.

More Info: http://www.dirksencenter.org/print_grants_CRAs.htm  

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Title: Cultural Anthropology, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement (PD 98-1390)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 02/14/2014

Amount: $500 per student per week (Academic Year); $1,200 per student per week (Summer) 

Description: This solicitation is for REU Supplements to be included as a component of proposals for ongoing NSF-funded research projects. The REU program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

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 February 14.

More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5517&org=NSF  

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Title: Multiple Grants

Sponsor: Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS)

Deadline: 02/14/2014

Amount: Varies

Description: The Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 grant competition in the field of Turkish Studies. The following grant opportunities are available only for United States citizens (or those who have acquired permanent resident status in the U.S.) who are currently affiliated with a university in the U.S. The institutional grants are available only for educational institutions located in the United States. Grant categories include: Library Grants, Post-Doctoral Summer Travel Research Grants, Sabbatical Research Grants, Subventions for Publications, Summer Language Grants in Turkey for Graduate Students, Teaching Aids Grants, and Turkish Studies Conference Grants.

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 February 14.

More Info: http://www.turkishstudies.org/grants/grants_competition.shtml  

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Title: Center for the United States and Cold War Fellowships and Travel Grants

Sponsor: New York University

Deadline: 02/15/2014

Amount: $45,000 + $2,000 per month (Post-doctoral Fellows); $25,000 + $2,000 per month (Dissertation Fellowship)

Description: The Center for the United States and the Cold War supports research on the Cold War at home and the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. We will be offering a dissertation fellowship and a post-doctoral fellowship. Applicants for the dissertation fellowship must have passed their comprehensive examinations and expect to complete their dissertations within two years. The post-doctoral fellowship is designed for junior scholars who will have received the Ph.D. by August 31, 2013. 

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor. by February 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/tam/coldwar/fellowships.html  

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Title: Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research-Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) (NSF 13-575)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 02/19/2014

Amount: $150,000-$8,000,000

Description: The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is an umbrella for two complementary subprograms, Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) and Building Innovation Capacity (BIC). In the final analysis, both programs are concerned with the movement of academic research discoveries into the marketplace although each focuses on different stages along the innovation spectrum. The subject of this solicitation is PFI: AIR Technology Translation (TT) only. The PFI: AIR-TT solicitation is intended to help bridge the funding gap between existing research discoveries that validate relevant science and engineering fundamentals and their translation through proof-of-concept, prototype, or scale-up along a path toward commercialization and engage faculty and students in entrepreneurial/innovative thinking.

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 February 19 to submit required letter of intent, and notify immediately if invited to submit full proposal.

More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504790  

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Title: Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) (NSF 13-588)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 02/21/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: To address ecological questions that cannot be resolved with short-term observations or experiments, NSF established the Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER) in 1980. Three components differentiate LTER research from projects supported by other NSF programs: 1) the research is located at specific sites chosen to represent major ecosystem types or natural biomes; 2) it emphasizes the study of ecological phenomena over long periods of time based on data collected in five core areas; and 3) projects include integrative, cross-site, network-wide research. Ongoing research at LTER sites must test important, current ecological theories and significantly advance understanding of the long-term dynamics of populations, communities and ecosystems. It often integrates multiple disciplines and, through cross-site interactions, examines patterns or processes over broad spatial scales. Accepting renewal applications only.

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 February 21.

More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=7671

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Title: E.D. Farmer International Fellowships for Texans and Mexican Nationals

Sponsor: Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LILAS)

Deadline: 02/28/2014

Amount: $4,000

Description: The Texas Legislature created the E. D. Farmer International Fellowship with the purpose of building friendship and fostering goodwill between Texas and Mexico. This fellowship provides financial support to conduct research, fieldwork, or studies in Mexico or to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies or research activities at The University of Texas at Austin. The E. D. Farmer International Fellowship is limited to applicants from Mexico and Texas. Candidates must submit their applications under one of three categories: 1) Mexican students applying to UT Austin, or 2) Mexican students currently studying at UT Austin, or 3) applicants from the state of Texas who plan to conduct research in Mexico.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by February 28. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/student-programs/funding-opportunities/additional-funding.php  

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Title: The Louise Wallace Hackney Fellowship for the Study of Chinese Art

Sponsor: American Oriental Society, University of Michigan

Deadline: 03/01/2014

Amount: $8,000

Description: Open to post-doctoral scholars as well as doctoral students, U.S. citizens only. It is conceived to permit the study of Chinese art, with special relation to painting and its reflection of Chinese culture, and to permit the translation into English of works upon the said subject for the purpose of furthering a better understanding of Chinese painting in the United States. In no case shall a fellowship be awarded to scholars of well recognized standing, but shall be given to either men or women who show aptitude for promise in the said field of learning. Applicants for the fellowship should have completed three years study of the Chinese language or its equivalent and should be able to demonstrate that they have already committed themselves to the serious study of this important area of oriental art.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by March 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.umich.edu/~aos/hackney.htm  

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Title: Visiting Research Fellowships in Colonial and U.S. History and Culture

Sponsor: The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Deadline: 03/01/2014

Amount: $2,000-$2,500 (1 mo.)

Description: The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately twenty-five one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during the academic year 2012-2013. These two independent research libraries, adjacent to each other in Center City Philadelphia, have complementary collections capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries, as well as Mid-Atlantic regional history to the present.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by March 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.librarycompany.org/fellowships/american.htm   

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Title: Wayne F. Placek Grants

Sponsor: American Psychological Association

Deadline: 03/01/2014

Amount: $15,000

Description: The grants support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, or bisexual issues. Proposals are especially encouraged for empirical studies that address the following topics: 1) heterosexuals' attitudes and behaviors toward lesbians and gay men, including prejudice, discrimination, and violence; 2) family and workplace issues relevant to lesbians and gay men; 3) subgroups of the lesbian and gay population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research. Must be either doctoral‐level researcher or graduate student affiliated with an educational institution of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization. Graduate students and early career researchers are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by March 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

More Info: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/placek.aspx  

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Title: Transnational Cultural Remittances (TCR)

Sponsor: National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)

Deadline: 03/06/2014

Amount: $2,000-$20,000

Description: The competitive TCR grant program is open to individuals, collectives and community-based organizations in the United States, Mexico and Central America. Successful projects demonstrate a continuous and ongoing exchange whereby artistic activity supports, preserves or extends the cultural practices between linked communities in two or more of the following countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the United States.

How to Apply: Contact your Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by March 6.

More Info: http://www.nalac.org/tcr

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Title: SPAM Course Development Grant

Sponsor: Society for the Preservation of American Modernists (SPAM)

Deadline: 03/11/2014

Amount: Unspecified

Description: Supports the course development by educators at the college level in the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Course Development Grants are intended to expand college and university teaching of the history of support for the arts in the U.S. Applicants, who may come from disciplines other than art history, must demonstrate that the proposed course is entirely new or substantially revised from old course offerings at their school.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants & Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Grants Office and complete Proposal Review Form by March 11.

More Info: www.americanmodernists.org/grant_apply.html  

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Title: United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Scientific Research (FY13-18) (W911NF-13-R-0001, CFDA 12.630)

Sponsor: Department of Defense (DOD), U.S. Army

Deadline: Open

Amount: Unspecified

Description: The U.S. Army Research Institute (ARI) for the Behavioral and Social Sciences is the Army’s lead agency for the conduct of research, development, and analyses for the improvement of Army readiness and performance via research advances and applications of the behavioral and social sciences that address personnel, organization, training, and leader development issues. Programs funded under this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) include basic research, applied research, and advanced technology development that can improve human performance and Army readiness. The four major topic areas of research interest include the following: (1) Training (2) Leader Development (3) Team and Inter-Organizational Performance in Complex Environments (4) Solider/Personnel Issues

How to Apply: Contact the ARI Technical Point of Contact for instructions. Then 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 prior to your chosen submission date.

More Info: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=219293

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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

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

 

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