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Limited Submission Opportunities

These federal, private, and corporate funding solicitations limit the number of proposals that can be submitted per applicant institution and are competed internally at UT. Priority opportunities are considered to have strategic significance to the institution in the execution of its research, teaching, and outreach mission. Their internal competitions will be run earlier in order to provide more proposal development support and reviewers will be asked to identify the best ideas with the most potential to become UT differentiators. Cleared applicants who commit to begin working with Research Development proposal managers immediately after the limited submission competition will be approved to submit to the next two proposal deadlines, for a total of two cleared submissions.

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PRIORITY OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity

Agency

Limitations

Internal NOI by Noon

Agency Due Date

Status

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

NSF

2 submissions for Track 1, 1 submission for Track 2

N/A

1/19/22

This current round is closed. The competition for the January 2023 deadline will open in January 2022.

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

NSF

2

N/A

9/6/22

This current round is closed. The next competition will be held in 2023 for the 2024/25 deadlines.

Current and Expired Opportunities

 

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NOIs

Date Posted

Title

Agency

Internal NOI by Noon

Agency Due Date

Limitations

Status

10/25/21

Centers for Innovation and Community Engagement in Solid Earth Geohazards

NSF

11/1/21

11/30/21

2

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10/4/21

Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) – Interdisciplinary Research Groups

NSF

11/1/21

6/20/22

1 MRSEC application, with 2-3 IRGs

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10/11/21

National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

NSF

10/18/21

1/14/22

2

NOI Deadline Passed

9/8/21

Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research

DOE

9/15/21

11/11/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

9/3/21

Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)

NSF

9/10/21

2/22/22

1

NOI Deadline Passed

8/30/21

Conservation Outreach – Racial Equity and Justice Conservation Cooperative Agreements

USDA

9/6/21

10/25/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

8/5/21

University Nuclear Leadership Program – Scholarship Grant, Fellowship Grant, and Faculty Development Grant

NRC

8/12/21

10/4/21

1 per grant type

NOI Deadline Passed

8/3/21

Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-topic FOA

DOE

8/10/21

9/10/21

1 per topic area

NOI Deadline Passed

6/23/21

Psychological Science Cross-Training for Christian Theology

John Templeton Foundation

6/30/21

8/20/21

1

Please note that this is a call for teaming.

NOI Deadline Passed

6/23/21

National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institutes

NSF

7/16/21

This is a call for interest in a potential opportunity

N/A

NOI Deadline Passed

5/24/21

Our Town

NEA

6/1/21

8/5/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

4/5/21

Arts Build Communities (ABC)

Tennessee Arts Commission

4/12/21

7/1/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

3/30/21

EXPRESS: Randomized Algorithms for Extreme-Scale Science

DOE

4/6/21

4/16/21

3

NOI Deadline Passed

3/30/21

Data-Intensive Scientific Machine Learning and Analysis

DOE

4/6/21

4/23/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

3/23/21

Data Science to Advance Chemical and Materials Sciences

DOE

3/30/21

4/14/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

3/23/21

Flow Battery Systems Manufacturing

DOE

3/30/21

4/29/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

3/23/21

Critical Minerals & Materials – Chemical and Materials Sciences Research on Rare Earth and Platinum Group Elements

DOE

3/30/21

4/12/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

3/23/21

Entanglement Management and Control in Transparent Optical Quantum Networks

DOE

3/30/21

 4/5/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

3/10/21

Presentation Grants

South Arts

3/17/21

5/3/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

3/10/21

Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Direct Air Capture of Carbon Dioxide

DOE

3/17/21

3/30/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

3/8/21

Summer Stipends

NEH

3/15/21

9/22/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

2/26/21

Cross-Sector Impact Grants

South Arts

3/8/21

3/22/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

2/24/21

Limited Competition – Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

NIH

3/3/21

6/1/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

2/19/21

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

NSF

2/26/21

9/6/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

2/18/21

Chemical Upcycling of Polymers

DOE

2/26/21

3/10/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

1/20/21

Equipment Grants

USDA

2/8/21

3/16/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

1/25/21

Enabling Quantum Leap – Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuIC-TAQS)

NSF

2/1/21

4/12/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

1/22/21

Crop Protection and Pest Management – Extension Implementation Program

USDA

1/29/21

3/15/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

9/3/20

Partnerships for Innovation – Research Partnerships Track (PFI-RP)

NSF

9/10/20

1/13/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

1/5/21

Grants for Organizations

Graham Foundation

1/13/21

2/25/21

1 per department

NOI Deadline Passed

1/4/21

Advancing Public Knowledge on Race, Justice, and Religion in America

Henry Luce Foundation

1/11/21

2/25/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

12/14/20

Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing: Partnerships in Basic Energy Sciences

DOE

1/4/21

1/19/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

12/14/20

Grants for Arts Projects

NEA

1/5/21

2/11/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

11/20/20

Project Call

University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics

11/25/20

12/14/20

3

NOI Deadline Passed

11/17/20

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

ORAU

12/9/20

1/6/21

2

NOI Deadline Passed

11/10/20

COVID-19 Arts Resilience Grant

Tennessee Arts Commission

11/17/20

Rolling

1

NOI Deadline Passed

11/4/20

Multiple opportunities

Tennessee Arts Commission

11/20/20

1/19/20

1 for Arts Access, 1 for either Arts Project Support/Rural Arts Project Support

NOI Deadline Passed

11/9/20

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

NSF

11/16/20

3/31/20

1 per college/school

NOI Deadline Passed

11/5/20

Computational Chemical Sciences

DOE

11/12/20

12/2/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

10/13/20

Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)

NSF

10/20/20

2/22/21

1

NOI Deadline Passed

9/11/20

Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

NSF

9/18/20

12/3/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

9/10/20

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

NSF

9/17/20

12/6/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

9/9/20

Johnson & Johnson: WiSTEM2D Scholars Award

Johnson & Johnson

9/23/20

10/15/20

1 per area

NOI Deadline Passed

8/25/20

Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)

NSF

9/22/20

1/19/21

2 for Track 1, 1 for Track 2

NOI Deadline Passed

9/3/20

Partnerships for Innovation – Research Partnerships Track (PFI-RP)

NSF

9/10/20

1/13/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

8/31/20

National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

NSF

9/7/20

12/4/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

8/18/20

Harnessing the Data Revolution – Coordination Hub (HDR Central)

NSF

8/25/20

11/12/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

8/13/20

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences (IUSE:GEOPAths)

NSF

8/20/20

11/17/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

8/11/20

Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)

NSF

8/18/20

11/4/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

8/7/20

DowGives Community Grant

Dow Chemical Company

8/14/20

9/30/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

7/8/20

Searle Scholars Program

Searle Foundation

7/20/20

8/7/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

6/17/20

Equality Can’t Wait Challenge

MacArthur Foundation

6/24/20

9/22/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

6/9/20

Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences

NIH

6/17/20

7/24/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

5/8/20

Summer Stipends

NEH

6/15/20 at 5pm

9/23/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

5/27/20

FY20 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA

DOE

6/3/20

6/25/20

1 per subtopic

NOI Deadline Passed

5/18/20

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning

HRSA

5/26/20

7/13/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

5/18/20

Critical Materials FOA: Next‐Generation
Technologies and Field Validation

DOE

5/26/20

6/25/20

1 per topic area, 2 total

NOI Deadline Passed

5/12/20

INCLUDES Alliance

NSF

5/19/20

10/5/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

5/11/20

Our Town

NEA

5/19/20

8/6/20

2

NOI Deadline Passed

5/5/20

 

Equipment Grant

USDA

5/12/20

6/23/20

3

NOI Deadline Passed

4/14/20

Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

NIH

4/22/20

5/29/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

4/7/20

NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

NIH

4/15/20

7/14/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

4/7/20

Tennessee Arts Commission: Arts Build Communities (ABC)

Tennessee Arts Commission

4/15/20

7/1/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

3/6/20

Cross-Sector Impact Grants

South Arts

3/20/20

3/30/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed

3/5/20

Rural Community Development Initiative

USDA

3/13/20

5/13/20

1

NOI Deadline Passed