This page lists Federal sponsoring institutions with programs designed to encourage early-stage investigators, usually at the rank of Assistant Professor. Where available, most recent deadlines and information shown are current as of the most-recent update (Oct. 2017). Checking the current Sponsor website information for updates regularly (including immediately prior to submission) is strongly encouraged. While many of these opportunities will recur on a regular (often yearly) basis, programs may be discontinued or dates changed at any time. Always obtain and carefully read the most-current solicitation documentation prior to preparing an application. This list is by no means exhaustive—additional solicitations can be found through online search using such mechanisms as Pivot
. Note that NIH has amended their policy regarding updating (or requesting an extension of) ESI status of R01 (or R01-equivalent) applications as of 2-7-19, as described here
- Each Program Name links to a summary page of program details. The Learn More section on the program summary page links to details on the sponsor’s website.
- The list below may be searched according to category by selecting a subject-matter keyword from the pull-down menu and clicking the Apply button.
- To change the number of opportunities shown on the page, choose an amount from the “Items per page” dropdown menu and click the Apply button.
- To do an alpha sort, ascending or descending, click on the Program Name or Sponsor header.