Office of Research & Engagement

UT Knoxville


Funding Opportunities Roundup: May 22

Call for Proposals: Collaborators for Change

2015 Collaborators for Change The inaugural Collaborators for Change diversity summit presented best practices in diversity and inclusion to members of our campus’s diversity councils and commissions. This year we want to focus on how to turn these concepts and ideas into practice in our work and daily experiences. To that end, this year’s theme is “Ideas into Practice.”
Continue reading

Funding Opportunities Roundup: May 15

2015 Humana Communities Benefit Grant Program

The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), has selected Knoxville, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and New Orleans as the 2015 communities for the company’s Humana Communities Benefit program.

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that aim to transform their communities by lowering barriers to health and well-being – and whose specific focus or overall efforts address diabetes and/or congestive heart failure – are encouraged to apply for the multi-year charitable grant totaling $350,000.

Continue reading

Funding Opportunities Roundup: May 8

Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative – Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) Project Financed Solely by 2015 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF 2015)

Cooperative agreements under this funding opportunity announcement, Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative: Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) project, are financed solely by 2015 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2015). The project is designed to fill gaps in dementia-capable long-term services and supports (LTSS) for persons living with or those at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers by providing quality, person-centered services that help them remain independent and safe in their communities.

Continue reading

Funding Opportunities Roundup: May 1

2015 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is May 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 PM. Subject to availability of funding and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 55 new fellowships in the Fall of 2015. The Fellowship Program provides up to $44,000 per year of support per fellowship. Master’s level students may receive a maximum of two years of support ($88,000). Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years ($132,000), usable over a period of five years.

Continue reading

Funding Opportunities Roundup: April 24

FY15 Peer Reviewed Cancer Career Development Award
The PRCRP Career Development Award supports independent, early-career investigators to conduct impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., the Designated Mentor) as an opportunity to obtain the funding, guidance, and experience necessary for productive, independent careers at the forefront of cancer research. This award supports impactful research projects with an emphasis on discovery.

Continue reading

Funding Opportunities Roundup: April 17

Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) NSF 15-563

This program seeks to enable research communities to develop visions, teams, and capabilities dedicated to creating new, large-scale, next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research for EHR areas of research. Successful proposals will outline activities that will have significant impacts across multiple fields by enabling new types of data-intensive research. Investigators should think broadly and create a vision that extends intellectually across multiple disciplines and that includes—but is not necessarily limited to—EHR areas of research.

Continue reading

Contribute to big ideas. Give to UT.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Big Orange. Big Ideas.

Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 | 865-974-1000
The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.