Internal Deadline: August 20, 2018 Sponsor Deadline: September 27, 2018 Program Summary The NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral…

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Program Description: The intent of the Simons Investigators in MMLS program is to help the research careers of outstanding scientists working on mathematical and theoretical approaches to topics in the life sciences. Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of nominees’ potential for scientific accomplishment in these areas. The program explicitly does not support translational…

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UCI has the opportunity to nominate two candidates for the 2019 Searle Scholars Program, which recognizes outstanding new faculty with the potential to make innovative and high-impact contributions to research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine and the biological sciences. The Searle Scholars Program does not ordinarily…

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The US Department of Defense (DOD) has announced the HBCU/MI Science Program call for proposals (FOA W011NF-18-S-0006). As a Minority Serving Institution, UCI is eligible to apply for this opportunity. The purpose of this program is to 1) increase the research and educational capacity of HBCU/MIs, and 2) to foster workforce diversity and entry of…

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The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is invited to nominate one candidate for the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program. To apply, please submit your pre-proposals via the UCI Review application portal by Monday, June 4, 2018, 11:59 PM PST. If you are not a Cancer Center member and are interested in applying, please contact Brian…

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The W. M. Keck Foundation supports groundbreaking fundamental research in the areas of biological and physical sciences.  Basic research that seeks to establish new paradigms, develop innovative new technology and/or methodology, remove roadblocks that restrict progress in a field, or answer intractable problems, is given priority.  Proposals should answer the question, “What is the new…

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UCI is among a select number of institutions invited to nominate a candidate for the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The award supports independent young investigators of outstanding promise in basic and clinical sciences relevant to the advancement of human health. It is intended to provide assured support for successful applicants as they…

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The Brain Research Foundation has invited UC Irvine to nominate a senior faculty member for the Scientific Innovations Award (SIA), which provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This program is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators. The objective…

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The William T. Grant Foundation has announced its annual competition for the Scholars Program, which supports early-career researchers from the social, behavioral, or health sciences whose research contributes to a society that values young people and helps them reach their potential in the face inequality by  race, ethnicity, economic standing, and immigrant origin status. The…

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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is inviting nominations for the Pathway to Stop Diabetes initiative, which supports innovative basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, behavioral, or health services research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication. The Association seeks exceptional candidates from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, computing, physics,…

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