State and federal funding opportunities available for ag sciences research.

NSF - Understanding the Rules of Life: Microbiome Theory and Mechanisms

Letter of Intent due January 17, 2020; Full Proposal due March 02, 2020

NIH - Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants

Letter of Intent due December 21, 2019; Application due January 21, 2020

NIH - Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants

Letter of Intent due February 26, 2020; Full Application due March 26, 2020

NSF - Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources

Full proposals due December 4, 2019, February 4, 2020, or August 4, 2020, depending on track and level

NSF - Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)

Full Proposals due December 3, 2019 or July 13, 2020

NIH - Data Harmonization, Curation and Secondary Analysis of Existing Clinical Datasets

Applications due March 17, 2020

NSF - Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB)

Full Proposals Accepted Anytime

ORAU - Research Opportunity in Molecular Biology

Application due November 29, 2019

NSF - Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES)

Full Proposal due February 05, 2020

NSF - Biology Integration Institutes (BII)

Letter of Intent due December 20, 2019; Full Proposal due February 06, 2020

NSF - Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers

Full Proposals due November 26, 2019 by Invitation Only

USDA - Agricultural Microbiomes

Letter of Intent due March 10, 2020; Application due May 14, 2020

USDA - Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science Program

Letter of Intent due February 19, 2020; Application due April 23, 2020

NIH - Innovations to Foster Healthy Longevity in Low-Income Settings

Letter of Intent due January 03, 2020; Application due February 03, 2020

NIH - NCMRR Early Career Research Award

Application due March 30, 2020

NSF - Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

Full Proposal due November 20, 2019

NSF - Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI)

Full proposal window October 1 - November 15, 2019

NSF - Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs

Full proposal windows Small projects: October 31 - November 14, 2019 Medium projects: September 7 - September 14, 2020 Large projects: September 16 - September 23, 2020

NSF - CISE Community Research Infrastructure (CCRI)

Letter of Intent due November 12, 2019; Full proposals due January 9, 2020

PA Vegetable Growers Association

Full proposals due January 20, 2020

PA Vegetable Marketing and Research Program

Pre-proposals due November 5, 2019

NIH - Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations

Letter of Intent due November 13, 2019; Application due December 13, 2019

NIH - Organotypic Culture Models developed from Experimental Animals for Chemical Toxicity Screening

Letter of Intent due December 3, 2019; Application due January 3, 2020

NIH - Understanding Phage Biology to Support the Development of Bacteriophage Therapy

Application due March 18, 2020

NIH - Accelerating Discovery of Efficacious Pre-erythrocytic Stage Malaria Vaccines

Letter of Intent due December 17, 2019; Application due January 17, 2020

NIH - Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers in AD/ADRD Research: Area of Focus Systems Biology

Letter of Intent due January 16, 2020; Application due February 16, 2020

NIH - Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers in AD/ADRD Research: Area of Focus Basic Science

Letter of Intent due January 16, 2020; Application due February 16, 2020

NIH - Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers in AD/ADRD Research: Area of Focus Archiving and Leveraging Existing Data Sets for Analyses

Letter of Intent due January 16, 2020; Application due February 16, 2020

NSF - Division of Environmental Biology (Core Programs) (DEB)

Proposals accepted anytime

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

Proposals due November 5, 2019

Water Research Foundation - Precursors and Control of Halogenated Acetonitriles

Proposals due November 5, 2019

Water Research Foundation - Standardizing Methods with QA/QC Standards for Investigating the Occurrence and Removal of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria/Antibiotic Resistance Genes (ARB/ARGs) in Surface Water, Wastewater, and Recycled Water

Proposals due November 5, 2019

Water Research Foundation - Geochemical Considerations for Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) Implementation in Potable Reuse

Proposals due November 5, 2019

Water Research Foundation - Assessing the State of Knowledge and Research Needs for Stormwater Harvesting

Proposals due November 5, 2019

Good Food Institute Research Grants

Phase I proposals due October 28, 2019

Morris Animal Foundation First Award Grants

Full proposals due November 13, 2019

USDA and NSF - National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes: Accelerating Research, Transforming Society, and Growing the American Workforce

Full proposals for institutes in one of the six specified themes due January 28, 2020; Planning proposals due January 30, 2020

NSF - Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations

Letter of intent due October 30, 2019; Full proposal due January 31, 2020

NSF - Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs (CHE-DRP)

Full proposals due October 1-31, 2019, or September 1-October 31, 2020 for certain disciplines

NSF – Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Full proposal due February 03, 2020 at 5pm

NSF – Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)

Full proposal due February 24, 2020 at 5 pm

NSF – Human Networks and Data Science – Infrastructure (HNDS-I)

Full proposals due February 24, 2020 at 5 pm

NSF - Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)

Full proposals due October 21, 2019

Center for Produce Safety - 2020 Request for Preliminary Proposals

Preliminary proposals due November 12, 2019

NSF - Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2020 (EFRI - 2020)

Letter of intent due November 4, 2019; Preliminary proposals due December 2, 2019; Full proposals due March 26, 2020

NSF - EHR Core Research

Full proposals due October 3, 2019

NSF - Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers (SaTC Frontiers)

Full proposals due September 30, 2019

NSF - Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS)

Full proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

Full Proposals due September 27, 2019

NSF – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB)

Full proposals due November 19, 2019

NSF – Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI)

Preliminary Proposal due August 13, 2019; Phase II Full Proposal (new and renewal) due October 16, 2019; Phase I Full Proposal (by invitation only) due February 19, 2020

NSF – Cognitive Neuroscience (CogNeuro)

Full proposals due August 13, 2019

NSF – Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII)

Full proposal due August 14, 2019

NSF - Geoinformatics (GI)

Full Proposal due August 15, 2019

NSF – Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Full Proposals due August 19, 2019

NSF – Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS)

Full Proposal target date August 19, 2019

NSF – Economics

Full Proposal target date August 19, 2019

NIH – Microbiome and Aging: Impact on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due September 30, 2019; Full proposal due October 30, 2019

NIH – Preclinical Screening for Natural Product Drug Interactions (Clinical Trial Not Allowed, R21)

Letter of Intent due October 1, 2019; Full proposal due November 1, 2019

USDA – Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase I

Full proposals due October 23, 2019

USDA - Social Implications of Food and Agricultural Technologies

Full proposals due September 12, 2019

NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Application deadlines vary according to program: October 19 - 25, 2019

NSF – Science of Organizations (SoO)

Full proposals due September 3, 2019

NSF – Geography and Spatial Sciences Program (GSS)

Full proposals due September 5, 2019

NSF - Geography and Spatial Sciences Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

Full proposals accepted anytime

NSF – Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)

Preliminary proposals due December 4, 2019; Full proposals due June 15, 2020

NSF – Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP)

Full proposal target date September 9, 2019 and February 10, 2020

NSF – Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP - DDRIG)

Full proposal target date September 9, 2019 and February 10, 2020

NSF - Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E)

Full proposal window for Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems: September 1 - 15, 2019; Full proposal window for Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure: October 1 - 31, 2019

NSF - Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF)

Full proposals due September 11, 2019

NSF - International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)

Full proposals due September 10, 2019, for Track I; September 17, 2019, for Track II; September 24, 2019, for Track III

USDA - Specialty Crop Research Initiative

Full proposals due October 15, 2019

NSF - Mathematical Biology

Full proposal window August 20 - September 5, 2019

NSF - Research Experiences fo Undergraduates (REU)

Full proposals due August 28, 2019

USDA - Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools (FACT)

Full proposals due April 16, 2020

USDA - Critical Agricultural Research and Extension (CARE)

Full proposal due April 23, 2020

USDA - Rural Economic Development

Full proposals due April 16, 2020

USDA - Social Implications of Food and Agricultural Technologies

Full proposals due September 12, 2019

USDA - Sustainable Agroecosystems: Health, Functions, Processes and Management

Full proposals due August 8, 2019

USDA - Foundational Knowledge of Agricultural Production Systems

Full proposals due April 9, 2020

USDA - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Full proposal due May 14, 2020

USAID - Women's Global Development and Prosperity WomenConnect Challenge

Full proposals due August 6, 2019

NSF - GeoPRISMS Program

Full Proposal target date August 16, 2019

NSF - Sociology

Full Proposal target date August 15, 2019

NSF - Political Science

Full proposal target date August 15, 2019

NSF - Environmental Engineering

Full Proposal window August 16, 2018 – August 15, 2019

NSF - Catalysis

Full Proposal window August 16, 2018 – August 15, 2019

NSF - Biophotonics

Full proposal window August 16, 2018 – August 15, 2019

NSF - Growing Convergence Research (GCR)

Full proposals due May 8, 2019; February 3, 2020

NSF - Law & Social Sciences (LSS)

Full Proposal Target Date: August 1, 2019

NSF - Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

Letter of Intent target date: August 6, 2019; Full Proposals due September 6, 2019

NSF - Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF)

Full Proposal Deadline is March 6, 2019

Data Incubator - Data Science Fellowship

Deadline: July 15, 2019

USAID Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program

Application due November 1, 2019

NSF & USDA - Plant Biotic Interactions Program

Full Proposal due September 30, 2019

Anderson Foundation - NextGen 2019 Grant

Proposals due July 12, 2019

NSF - CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS)

Full Proposal Due: July 31, 2019

NSF - EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1)

Full Proposal Due: July 30, 2019

NSF - Quantum Computing & Information Science Faculty Fellows (QCIS-FF)

Preliminary Proposal deadline July 1, 2019; full proposals window September 17 - September 27, 2019

NSF - Critical-Zone Collaborative Network

Full proposals due December 2, 2019

NSF - Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS)

Full proposals due August 28, 2019

NSF - Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with Amazon (FAI)

Full proposals due June 25, 2019

Spencer Foundation - Small Research Grants Program

Full proposals due July 1, 2019

Spencer Foundation - Large Research Grants on Education Program

Intent to apply deadline is June 20; full proposals due July 17

Penn State, Monash University joint collaboration announces call for proposals

Proposals on the topic of the intersection of health and the environment are due by June 15, 2019

USDA - Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

Full proposals due June 4, 2019

USDA - Renewable Resources Extension Act-National Focus Fund Projects (RREA-NFF)

Full proposals due June 21, 2019

NSF - Understanding the Rules of Life: Building a Synthetic Cell

Full proposals due May 13, 2019

NSF - A Science of Science Policy Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise (SCISIPBIO)

Full proposals due May 8, 2019; September 9, 2019; February 10, 2020

NIH - Computational Models of Immunity

LOI due May 10, 2019; Full proposal due June 10, 2019

USDA - Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)

Proposals due May 24, 2019

USDA - Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) - Phase I

Small businesses and small proprietorships that are in business for profit are eligible to submit applications to this program. Each organization submitting a proposal must qualify as a small business concern for research or research and development purposes.

NSF - Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E)

Deadline for full proposals is specific to the division. See the NSF solicitation for details.

NSF - Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

Full proposal deadline is February 1, 2019

NSF - Understanding the Rules of Life: Building a Synthetic Cell

Preliminary proposal due December 28, 2018 Full proposal due May 13, 2019

NSF - Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS)

Full Proposal due January 5, 2019

SHAP Research Call for Proposals

In order to review and complete all SHAP submissions our deadline date for completion of these submissions is Tuesday, December 18th.

NSF - Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Full proposal deadline November 20, 2018

NSF - Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Full proposal due November 2, 2018

NSF - Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP)

Full proposal due November 1, 2018

NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Full Proposal Due October 22, 2018: Life Sciences, Geosciences October 23, 2018: Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research October 25, 2018: Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning October 26, 2018: Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

NSF - Sociology Program: Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

Proposals due October 15, 2019

NSF - Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB)

Proposals accepted at anytime.

NSF - CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)

Down-select deadline for the university: October 3, 2018

NSF - Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (IIBR)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Infrastructure Capacity for Biology (ICB)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Cyberinfrastructure for Biological Research (CIBR)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Instrument Capacity for Biological Research (ICBR)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E)

The due date for any proposal is the due date for submission to that program in that division; direct access to those Program Descriptions are available through the URL listed below.

NSF/NIFA - Plant Biotic Interactions

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP)

Proposals accepted anytime.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

2) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.

NSF-BSF program in Marine Geology and Geophysics

Open to receive applications anytime throughout the year

NSF-BSF program in Cyber Security

Is open to receive applications anytime throughout the year.

NSF-BSF programs in Earth Sciences

Open to receive applications anytime throughout the year.

NSF-BSF program in Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems

Open to receive applications anytime throughout the year.

NSF-BSF programs in Ceramics and Condensed Matter and Materials Theory in the Materials division

Open to receive applications anytime throughout the year.

NSF-BSF programs in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems

Open to receive applications anytime throughout the year

NSF - Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering - Frameworks (I-DIRSE-FW)

Full proposals due May 7, 2019

USDA - Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SACC)

Full proposals due May 31, 2019

USDA - Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE)

Full proposals due June 10, 2019

USDA - New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE)

Full proposals due June 6, 2019

USDA - Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP)

Full proposals due May 29, 2019

USDA - Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP)

Full proposals due May 16, 2019

USDA - AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS)

Letter of intent due June 4, 2019; Full proposals due September 26, 2019

USDA - Special Research Grants Program Aquaculture Research

Full proposals due May 28, 2019

USDA - Organic Transitions (ORG)

Full proposals due May 16, 2019 (FY 2019); February 27, 2020 (FY 2020)

USDA - Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program

Proposals due May 27, 2019

USDA - NE SARE Graduate Student Grant

Letter of intent due April 10, 2019

USDA - Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative

Proposals due May 2, 2019.

USDA - Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4)

Proposals due April 3, 2019

NSF - Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI)

Full proposal due April 8, 2019 or November 1, 2019

NSF - Real-Time Machine Learning (RTML)

Full proposals due June 6, 2019

NSF - Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

Letter of Intent due August 6, 2019; Full proposal due September 6, 2019

NSF - Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR)

Submission windows: March 4 - June 13, 2019; June 14 - December 12, 2019

NSF - Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I (SBIR)

Submission windows: March 4 - June 13, 2019; June 14 - December 12, 2019

NSF - Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science

Full proposals due April 2, 2019

USDA - Methyl Bromide Transition Program

Proposals due April 15, 2019

NSF - Geoinformatics (GI)

Full proposal due August 15, 2019

NSF - Growing Convergence Research (GCR)

Full proposals due May 8, 2019 and February 3, 2020

NSF - Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I

Letter of Intent due March 26, 2019; Full proposal window April 24 - May 8, 2019

NSF - ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE)

Adaptation and Partnership: Letter of Intent due May 15, 2019; Full proposals due May 22, 2019 || Institutional Transformation: Preliminary proposal due October 1, 2019; Full Proposal due March 2, 2020 || Catalyst: Full proposals due June 3, 2019

USDA - Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)

Proposals due by April 16, 2019

NSF & USDA - Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Competitive Grants Program

Full proposals for Small and Medium window deadline April 1 - April 12, 2019; Full proposals for Frontier window deadline September 12 - September 26, 2019

NSF & USDA - Signals in the Soil (SitS)

Full proposal due May 15, 2019

DOJ and NIJ - Graduate Research Fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Proposals due April 8, 2019

NSF - Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)

Full proposal due February 25, 2019

NSF - Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG)

Full proposal due February 11, 2019 or September 9, 2019

NSF - Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

Full proposal due August 5, 2019

NSF - Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)

Full proposal due February 4, 2019

NSF - Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF)

Full proposal (window) due January 28 - February 4, 2019

NSF - National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0)

Full proposal due February 19, 2019

NSF - Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE)

Full proposal due February 12, 2019

NSF - Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science (MSB-NES)

Full proposal due February 25, 2019

NSF - Perception, Action & Cognition (PAC)

Full proposal (window) due January 15 - February 1, 2019 or July 15 - August 1, 2019 for research proposals; Full proposal (window) due May 15 - June 17, 2019 for conference proposals

NSF - Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS)

Full proposal due January 31, 2019 or August 29, 2019

NSF-BSF program in Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS)

Deadline for application by the U.S. partner is expected to be approximately on November 15, 2018 and by the Israeli partner to the BSF about a week later.

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania 2019 Request for Proposals

Deadline for submission of Letters of Intent is May 21, 2018 --- Deadline for full proposal submissions is August 27, 2018

NSF - Law & Social Sciences (LSS)

Full proposal (target) due January 29, 2019 for Dissertation Research, Standard and Collaborative Research; August 1, 2019 for Standard Collaborative Research

NSF - Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining)

Full proposal due February 6, 2019

NSF - Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC)

Full proposal (window) due January 28 - February 4, 2019

NSF - Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

Full proposal due February 1, 2019

NSF - Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering - Ideas Labs (I-DIRSE-IL)

Preliminary proposal due January 28, 2019; Full proposal due June 28, 2019

NSF - Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES)

Full proposal (target) due February 20, 2019

NSF - EarthCube

Full proposal deadline: February 11, 2019

NSF - Earth Sciences: Laboratory Technician Support (EAR/LTS)

Full Proposal due February 14, 2019

NSF - Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1)

Preliminary Proposal due February 19, 2019 Full Proposal (by invitation only) due May 20, 2019

NSF - CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems

Letter of Intent due September 17, 2019; Full Proposal due February 14, 2019 or November 15, 2019

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