Office of Sponsored Programs

OSP's October Featured Funding Opportunities

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 12:00 AM - Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:59 PM

There are 3 very popular funding opportunities coming up with deadlines right after Winter Break, which have limitations on the number of submissions. 

NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) Instrument Acquisition or Development: 1/11/2017

Internal Deadline: 11/28/2016

NSF 15-504 Program Solicitation**A new solicitation will be released in the coming weeks and we expect some changes to the guidelines

NSF MRI Action Required: Those interested in submitting either an acquisition or development MRI grant application should send an "MRI notice of interest" e-mail to jmu_grants@jmu.edu along with a Limited Submission Form by November 28 to inform us of interested parties. 

  • The body of the email should include the name of the Principal Investigator, and Co-Investigators, and whether the application is an acquisition or development grant application. If necessary we will run a Limited Submission competition internally to identify the most beneficial projects to move forward. 

Limited to 2 acquisition grants and 1 development grant.

Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research: 1/10/2017

Internal Deadline: 11/28/2016

https://hria.org/tmf/jeffress/

Limited to 4 Letters of Intent and Applications

Eligibility: PI must be within seven years of their first faculty appointment and propose a project in an eligible research area, including astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics and physics. 

Total Award: $100,000

Previous Application Materials

Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Matching Funds Program: Required Letters of Intent: 11/10/2016; Full Application: 1/19/2017 

Internal Deadline: 10/28/2016

Only 4 LOI submissions may move forward from the university. 

Total Award: $100,000; Matching: 1 to 1 match required

Briefing/Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund 
October 12, 1:30 - 3pm (light refreshments at 1pm) 
Ice House, Room 117
RSVP for event here

CRCF Webinars:

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To participate in any of these competitions you must submit a Limited Submission Form  to jmu_grants@jmu.edu. If necessary, the Office of Sponsored Programs will coordinate panel reviews of interested applicants to each competition prior to the deadline so that all parties know which proposals will move forward. 

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