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Limited Submissions Programs

Limited Submission programs restrict the number of applications, nominations, or proposals that an institution is eligible to submit to an agency. These programs require that campuses screen preproposals or nominations to determine which will go forward to the sponsor.

Research Development in the Office of Research (OR) is responsible for announcing the majority of limited submission programs to the campus and coordinating the campus review process. When OR receives more potential submissions than the campus is authorized to submit, a campus review will be developed in consultation with the Vice Chancellor for Research. All applicants and their deans will be notified of the results. For campus instructions and agency requirements for specific programs, see the links below. Typically campus pre-proposals are due to the Office of Research two months prior to the agency deadline.

Some past campus deadlines may still be open for submissions if fewer than the eligible number of preliminary proposals were received and the sponsor's deadline has not passed. Approval to apply to the sponsoring agency may be granted on a first come, first served basis based on Research Development receiving preproposal materials.

Those interested in submitting an application or nomination to a limited submission program should contact Meredith Murr in Research Development at or ext. 8891.

See the full limited submission guidelines and procedures

Limited Submission Opportunities Count:   15 
TitleSponsorDeadline(s)Selected Team/IndividualsArea
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program Department of Agriculture (USDA)
03/22/2017 - Conference
1) Helene Gardner
2) Susannah Scott
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) National Science Foundation
03/29/2017 - Full Proposal
1) Ofelia Aguirre
Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) National Institutes of Health
04/04/2017 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
05/24/2017 - Application
Educ, Eng, MLPS
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SSE, SSI, S2I2) National Science Foundation
04/11/2017 - S2I2 Conceptualization Proposals (limited)
09/19/2017 - SSI Proposals (not limited)
OR has not received any notices of intent. Contact if you are interested in submitting.
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) National Science Foundation
04/12/2017 - Institutional Transformation Preliminary Proposal (required)
08/09/2017 - Adaptation Letter of Intent (required)
09/13/2017 - Adaptation full proposal
01/17/2018 - Institutional Transformation full proposal (by invitation only)
1) Kelly Bedard
Management and Operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) National Science Foundation
04/17/2017 - Full Proposal
OR has not received any notices of intent. Contact if you are interested in submitting.
New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)
04/21/2017 - Application (by invitation only)
1) Ashley Larson
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) 2017 National Science Foundation
04/24/2017 - Full Proposal (by invitation only)
1) Arturo Keller
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
Management and Operations of the Arecibo Observatory National Science Foundation
04/25/2017 - Full Proposal
Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01) National Institutes of Health
05/01/2017 - Application
Tomorrow's Internet Project Office (TIPOFF) National Science Foundation
05/02/2017 - Full Proposal
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) National Science Foundation
05/16/2017 - Full Proposal (by invitation only)
1) Danielle Harlow
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
NRSA Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) National Institutes of Health
05/25/2017 - Full Application
OR has not received any notices of intent. Contact if you are interested in submitting.
Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) National Institutes of Health
05/25/2017 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
09/25/2017 - Full Application
Beckman Scholars Program 2018 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
06/15/2017 - Application
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