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Internal Funding Opportunities

The College has a portfolio of internal funding opportunities. The Research and Innovation Seed Program (SciRIS) awards seed funding for high impact collaborative proposals that build teams, pursue fundamental discoveries, and create societal impact. There are other internal funding opportunities in addition to the SciRIS awards. Deadlines 15 April, 15 July, 15 December.

Innovation (Industry Partnership) Award

The College of Science Industry Partnership Award provides critical resources for projects that take a new direction, utilize a new technology or are in the “proof-of-concept” phase. Undergraduate & graduate students and faculty researchers can participate, with a preference given to graduate students and faculty who are developing new areas of research and/or establishing or augmenting research partnerships with external industrial partners. The Innovation award is made possible by funds from the College of Science Venture Fund.

Checklist for incoming researchers

This checklist is intended to assist incoming faculty in their preparations to initiate research-related activities at OSU. Please review all relevant areas below and contact the related units as appropriate. This checklist is for your reference and does not need to be returned to the Research Office or Environmental Health and Safety.

The Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholar Program

The SREB Doctoral Scholar Program was established more than 20 years ago to increase the number of underrepresented scholars who earn the Ph.D. and to address the need for a more diverse college faculty. The SREB provides multiple layers of support, including, but not limited to financial assistance and research funding, but also career counseling, job postings and a scholar directory for networking and recruiting.

NASA Minority Serving Institutions Exchange

The MSI Exchange is a tool that supports your search for innovative and diverse academic collaborators by curating STEM offerings and capability statements of MSIs nationwide. The MSI Exchange can inform partnerships for teaming opportunities and competitive federal awards such as contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants.

Faculty Senate Awards

Deadlines range from April - June, but many limit the number of nominations per College, so check the dates of interest for internal deadlines. Note that the OSU Impact Award for Outstanding Scholarship has a limited submission. Our internal deadline is one month before The Senate's deadline. Contact us with questions.

Campus-wide cost share request form

College pre-award units across campus have teamed up and created a cost share template and request form.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming conferences, workshops, seminars, events or other funding related dates.

, Webinar
Join the MFAI Team for a webinar to share information and answer questions about the Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence (MFAI) program. Anyone interested in learning about the MFAI program is encouraged to attend.
, Virtual
The Colleges of Forestry, Agriculture and Science are teaming up to bring a professional grant writing workshop to the OSU community. “Write Winning Grant Proposals” will be held virtually June 17 and 18th, 2024 from 8:30am to noon followed by an additional virtual half-day, Jun 20, 2024, 8:30 to…
, Zoom
As we prepare to deploy the REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) survey and data management tool for secure personal health/identifying information research at OSU, we will be offering an introductory REDCap workshops in June. Learn how to: build data collection instruments, collect data, view…
, Zoom
SFARI will hold an informational session about the Linking Early Neurodevelopment to Neural Circuit Outcomes request for applications(RFA). Interested applicants can register here.
, Rockville, MD
The workshop will be held in-person at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Some of the key research areas for materials AI include: developing well-curated and diverse datasets, choosing effective representations for materials, inverse materials design, integrating autonomous…

Funding opportunities

You can also view a full, filterable list of funding opportunities for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students.

Private company (apply through Halo)
Deadline:
We are looking for mechanism- and target-based approaches to explore mitochondrial biology in immune related diseases. Our focus is on integrating these approaches in foundational research models, to explore the fundamental biological and pathological processes of a disease, and in translational settings, to develop or test a new treatment.
BASF
Deadline:
Apply through Halo (easy application). We would like to find new approaches existing in academia and start-ups for boosting efficiencies in micro-algae production and processing towards bio-naphtha or other base chemicals.
BBVA Foundation
Deadline:
[Nominations]. These awards recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation, as listed in point 2 of these call conditions.
East-West Seed
Deadline:
East West Seed is seeking brief, non-confidential proposals for developing a low-cost, automated instrument for real-time multi-category seed sorting based on images. We are open to partnering on earlier-stage development or identifying partners with existing solutions.
Apply through Halo
Deadline:
We are interested in technologies that can provide an evaluation of both microscopic and/or macroscopic adhesion factors, preferably through methods designed to analyze the failure of samples, thereby providing insights applicable to real-life applications.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Research Foundation
Deadline:
The Research Foundation is focused on funding projects grounded in basic laboratory science and the education of scientists working on breakthroughs directed toward a cure for paralysis, secondary health effects and technologies associated with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D).
Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement
Deadline:
Eligible applicants are tenure-track faculty who hold primary or courtesy appointments in chemistry, physics, or astronomy departments that offer bachelor's and/or graduate degrees in the applicant's discipline.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Deadline:
AACR open cancer related grants. Prospective applicants are encouraged to carefully review all eligibility criteria found within the Program Guidelines for each grant before applying.
Myhre Syndrome Foundation
Deadline:
Letter of intent due: Proposals will be accepted for Team Science Awards, which are defined as collaborative research amongst investigators with experience in gene-editing strategies or cell therapy in or outside the Myhre syndrome field.
Daymon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Deadline:
The Innovation Award is specifically designed to provide funding to extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding. It is not designed to fund incremental advances.

Rolling opportunities

Faculty funding opportunities with no set deadline. You can also view a full, filterable list of funding opportunities for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students.

National Science Foundation
NSF continues to support fundamental science and engineering research with implications for women's health. This DCL reaffirms NSF's commitment to fund discovery, innovation, and research translation on topics of relevance to women's health, from the molecular to the ecosystem level, including input from the full range of science, engineering, and education that NSF supports.
National Science Foundation
NSF continues to support fundamental science and engineering research with implications for women's health. This DCL reaffirms NSF's commitment to fund discovery, innovation, and research translation on topics of relevance to women's health, from the molecular to the ecosystem level, including input from the full range of science, engineering, and education that NSF supports.
Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation
This initiative aims to leverage the diverse strengths of our faculty to foster multidisciplinary research teams focused on marine innovation and technology to address pressing global challenges. All faculty are encouraged to collaborate and submit a proposal, with the requirement there be at least one investigator from two of the following colleges: CAS, COE and CEOAS.
Various
This site includes postings for paid jobs, Postdoctoral Fellowships, etc from all over the country.
National Science Foundation
NSF seeks to catalyze research that leverages the full diversity and complexity of life to focus attention on the discovery of molecular and evolutionary mechanisms that have permitted organisms, over millions of years of evolution, to innovate and thrive, often in hostile and changing environments.
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Self-nominations accepted. Scialog supports research, intensive dialogue, and community building to address scientific challenges of global significance.
Daniel E. Stunz Memorial Foundation
The aim of this grant program is to provide financial support for mycological research and education in the Pacific Northwest (PNW). Although a wide range of mycological subjects can be considered, priority will be given to projects involving mushroom-forming fungi ("macrofungi," "macromycetes").
National Science Foundation
The CMMT program supports fundamental research that advances conceptual understanding of hard and soft materials, and materials-related phenomena; the development of associated analytical, computational, and data-centric techniques; and predictive materials-specific theory, simulation, and modeling for materials research.
National Science Foundation
The S&CC program encourages researchers to work with community stakeholders to identify and define challenges they are facing, enabling those challenges to motivate use-inspired research questions.