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Active Limited Competitions and Canvasses

Competition Code
Internal Deadline
External Deadline
Institutional Limit
Award Amount
Award Length
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award  Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation LC2021108 Canvass December 3, 2021

February 2, 2022



5 years

Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) NSF LC202193 Internal Competition December 6, 2021 March 25, 2022 2 in this round of competition Total budget between $300,000 and $500,000 Up to 3 years
Computational Chemical Sciences DOE LC2021110 Canvass December 7, 2021 Pre-application (required) due January 7, 2022; Application due March 25, 2022 2 Up to $2M per year 3 years
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM) NSF LC2021109 Canvass December 10, 2021 February 22, 2022 2

Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building): Up to $750K total;

Track 2 (Implementation: Single Institution): Up to $1.5M total;

Track 3 (Inter-institutional Consortia): Up to $5M total;

Collaborative Planning projects: Up to $100K

Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building): Up to 6 years;

Track 2 (Implementation: Single Institution): Up to 6 years;

Track 3 (Inter-institutional Consortia): Up to 6 years;

Collaborative Planning projects: Up to 1 year

Closed Limited Competitions and Canvasses

Competition Code
Internal Deadline
External Deadline
Institutional Limit
Award Amount
Award Length
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Program HRSA LC2021107 Canvass November 19, 2021

February 1, 2022


Up to $459,370 per year; LEAH Supplement (Optional): One-time supplement, up to $50,000 each year

5 years

Brain  Research Foundation 2022 Seed Grant Program  Brain   Research Foundation LC2021104 Internal Competition November 17, 2021

LOI due January 4, 2022


Up to $80,000 (direct costs)

2 years

Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs)  for the NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)  program NSF LC2021100 Internal Competition November 15, 2021

Preliminary Proposal  (required) due June 20, 2022;

Full Proposal due November 22, 2022

1 MRSEC preliminary proposal, which must contain a minimum of two Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs) and a maximum of three IRGs. Three IRGs will be selected to move forward with the NSF submission.

Approx. $3M/year for a 2-IRG MRSEC to a maximum of $4.5M/year for a 3-IRG MRSEC

Up to 6 years

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (STC) NSF LC2021105 Canvass November 8, 2021 Preliminary Proposal (Required)
due February 1, 2022


Up to $30M annually

Initial commitment for five years with possibility of continuation for five additional years.

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



LC2021106 Canvass November 5, 2021

Preliminary Proposal (Required) due January 14, 2022;

Full proposal due May 13, 2022

2 preliminary proposals, and 2 full proposals that correspond to preliminary proposals reviewed under this solicitation

$16M - $20M ($4M per year on average)

4-5 years

Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) NSF LC202195 Internal Competition October 25, 2021 January 19, 2022

3 total

(2 in Track 1;

1 in Track 2)

Track 1: $100k up to less than $1M;

Track 2:  $1M up to and including $4M

Up to 3years for acquisition proposals;

Up to 5 years for development proposals

Modern Equipment for Shared-use Biomedical Research Facilities: Advancing Research-Related Operations (R24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)  NIH LC2021101 Internal Competition October 21, 2021

December 1, 2021

1 Up to $400,000 Up to 1 year
Centers for Innovation and Community Engagement in Solid Earth Geohazards NSF LC2021103 Canvass October 21, 2021

Letter of Intent (required) due November 30, 2021; Full proposal due March 15, 2022

2 proposals across both tracks

Track I: Up to $500,000;

Track II: Up to $3M per year

Track I: 2 years;

Track II: 5 years

2022 Moore Inventor Fellows Program Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation LC202199 Internal Competition October 18, 2021

Nominations due November 12, 2021;

Full applications due December 13, 2021

SBU has been invited to nominate 2 candidates $675,000 (cost share required) 3 years
2022 St. Baldrick's Scholar Career Development Awards St. Baldrick’s Foundation LC2021102 Canvass October 18, 2021

LOI due December 3, 2021. Full proposal due February 18, 2022.

3 Total:

1 St. Baldrick's Scholar;

1 St. Baldrick's International Scholar;

and 1 additional application in a high interest research area

St. Baldrick's Scholar Award: Up to $110,000 per year; 

St. Baldrick's International Scholar Award : Up to $110,000 per year

St. Baldrick's Scholar Award: minimum of two years; 

St. Baldrick's International Scholar Award : minimum of three years

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (R25 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH LC202194 Internal Competition October 13, 2021 January 27, 2022 1 $400,000 in direct costs per year Up to 5 years
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program NSF LC202184 Internal Competition October 12, 2021 January 12, 2022 1 (Research Partnerships Track) Up to $550,000 36 months
NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium (IBDGC) Genetic Research Centers (GRCs) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH LC202197 Canvass September 21, 2021 December 21, 2021 1

Up to $375,000 direct costs per year

Up to 5 years
National Program for the Career Development Of Physician Scientists in Diabetes Research (Diabetes - Docs) (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH LC202198 Canvass September 20, 2021 November 18, 2021 1

Up to $1.3M direct costs, exclusive of indirect costs on subcontracts, per year

Up to 5 years
Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH LC202196 Canvass September 17, 2021 November 18, 2021 1

$500,000 per year;

Applicants may request $125,000 or more per year for the Opportunity Pool

Up to 5 years
Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program Johnson & Johnson LC202192 Internal Competition September 10, 2021 September 27, 2021 6 applications (1 in each of the following STEM²D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design) $150,000 3 years
Emerging Infections Sentinel Networks (EISN) Research CDC LC202191 Canvass September 3, 2021 October 18, 2021 1 $1,300,000 5 years
Community Facility Support: Synchrotron-based analytical capabilities advancing Earth and Environmental Sciences research and training NSF LC202182 Canvass September 1, 2021 March 4, 2022 1 $35,000,000 5 years