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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:   11 
TitleSponsorDeadline(s)Selected Team/IndividualsArea
Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program National Science Foundation
11/19/2018 - Full Proposal
OR has not received any notices of intent. Contact if you are interested in submitting.
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) National Institutes of Health
11/21/2018 - Application
OR has not received any notices of intent. Contact if you are interested in submitting.
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program Brain Research Foundation
11/28/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
01/08/2019 - Letter of Intent (required)
03/27/2019 - Full Proposal (by invitation only)
Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) National Institutes of Health
11/29/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
01/24/2019 - Full Application
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
Blueprint Program for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences National Institutes of Health
12/04/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
02/15/2019 - Application
Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC) National Science Foundation
12/04/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
02/04/2019 - Full Proposal
Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) National Science Foundation
12/04/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
02/04/2019 - Full Proposal
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program National Science Foundation
12/06/2018 - NSF Letter of Intent (required)
02/06/2019 - Full Proposal
Educ, Eng, MLPS, SS
Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
12/17/2018 - Full Proposal
Katie Byl
CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) National Science Foundation
01/10/2019 - NSF Full Proposal
1) Tim Sherwood
2) Mary Hegarty
Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) National Science Foundation
01/22/2019 - Full Proposal
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