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Research funding opportunities & more

Interested in applying for a grant? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

List of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opportunities, news & info” blog.
List of grant funding opportunities for graduate students (fellowship, dissertation, travel/conference grants, etc.).

COVID-19 funding opportunities can be found on SoHE’s Search Funding Opportunities page.

Funding Opportunities for the week of October 16 – October 22, 2020

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant Program – The foundation is accepting applications for its Small Research Grants Program, which supports education research projects with budgets of $50,000 or less.
Due November 5, 2020

[for graduate students] Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award – Awards are made each year to promising scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary focus and potential to shape architectural discourse preparing for or writing their dissertations. The two categories of award are Research Award ($15,000) and Writing Award ($30,000). Candidates must be nominated by their Departments.
Due November 15, 2020

[for graduate students] American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship Program – The AAUW is a leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. International Fellowships ranging from $18,000 to $30,000 are awarded for full-time study or research at master’s/professional, doctoral, and postgraduate level in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Due November 15, 2020

NIH – Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) – This FOA seeks health services research that can directly contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities, while taking into consideration the interaction between system-level healthcare, individual clinical care and social determinants of health, including the role of structural systemic factors, place and neighborhood factors.
Due November 27, 2020; March 17, 2021


National Science Foundation (NSF) Chief Operating Officer and UW–Madison professor emeritus Fleming Crim will give a talk entitled NSF Broader Impacts: Fostering Connections to Expand the Societal Benefits of Basic Research. The talk is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival’s speaker series and will be given Friday, October 16, 2020 at 2:00PM.
See the event website for more information or click here to sign up for the webinar.


Check out the latest edition of the Research at UW newsletter from the VCRGE for a variety of research news items of interest to the UW-Madison community.

For more Research funding opportunities, news & info, enter “Research” in the Search SoHE field at the top of this page.