Research Funding

Federal research funding opportunities for psychology

Listed below are new funding announcements issued by federal agencies and federally affiliated organizations for support of research and training in areas that include psychological science.  All types of funding opportunities are represented, including grants, fellowships, career development awards, cooperative agreements, contracts and small business awards.  

New funding announcements can also be found at grants.gov. In addition, investigators are advised to consult the descriptions of standing funding programs on agencies’ websites.

See last month’s list.

National Science Foundation

Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier
17-598

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS)
18-501

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(Announcements are grouped by lead NIH unit.)

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences (K18 Clinical Trial Required)
PAR-17-486
(Multiple institutes)

NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00)
RFA-NS-18-007
(Multiple institutes)

Research to Improve Native American Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-17-464
(Multiple institutes)

Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-17-496
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP (U01)
RFA-NS-18-008
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Research Resource Grants for Technology Integration and Dissemination (U24)
RFA-NS-18-005
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Tools to target, identify and characterize non-neuronal cells in the brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-DA-18-018
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Proof on Concept Development of Early State Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
RFA-EB-17-003
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Development of Next Generation Human Brain Imaging Tools and Technologies (U01) (Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
RFA-EB-17-004
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Research Opportunities Using Invasive Neural Recording and Stimulating Technologies in the Human Brain (U01)
RFA-NS-18-010
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Theories, Models and Methods for Analysis of Complex Data from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-EB-17-005
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- Targeted BCP (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-NS-18-009
NINDS

Testing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-17-306
(Multiple institutes)

Testing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-324
(Multiple institutes)

Developing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-307
(Multiple institutes)

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers (U54)
RFA-RM-17-020
(NIH Roadmap)

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program (U01)
RFA-RM-17-021
(NIH Roadmap)

Science of Behavior Change: Use-inspired Research to Optimize Adherence, Behavior Change Interventions, and Outcomes (R21)
RFA-RM-17-028
(NIH Roadmap)

Feasibility and Planning Studies for Development of Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) to Investigate Cancer Health Disparities (P20)
RFA-CA-17-033
(NCI)

Women's HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (WHCS ) (R01)
RFA-HD-18-018
(NICHD, NIDCR)

Fundamental Science Research on Mind and Body Approaches (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-322
(NCCIH)

Fundamental Science Research on Mind and Body Approaches (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-323
(NCCIH)

NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)
PAR-17-339
(NIGMS)

Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (SBIR) (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-402
(NIGMS)

Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (STTR) (R41/R42 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-403
(NIGMS)

NIMH Research Education Mentoring Programs for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25)
PAR-17-485
(NIMH)

High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)
RFA-NS-18-006
(NINDS)

NINR Center of Excellence (P30)
RFA-NR-17-004
(NINR)

Addressing Chronic Wound Trajectories Through Social Genomics Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-17-492
(NINR)

Addressing Chronic Wound Trajectories Through Social Genomics Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-17-493
(NINR)

New Onset Depressive Symptoms in Acute Illness (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-17-487
(NINR, NIMH)

New Onset Depressive Symptoms in Acute Illness (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-17-488
(NINR, NIMH)

Implementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-17-490
(NINR, NIMHD)

Implementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-17-491
(NINR, NIMHD)

Department of Defense

DoD USAMRMC FY18-FY22 Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research
W81XWH18SBAA1
(Includes psychological health)

FY18 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology
N00014-18-S-B001
(includes human performance research)

DoD Hearing Restoration Research Program Focused Research Award
W81XWH-17-HRRP-FRA

DoD Hearing Restoration Research Program Translational Research Award
W81XWH-17-HRRP-TRA

Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs PHTBI Applied Behavior Analysis Clinical Study Award
W81XWH-17-PHTBI-ABACSA

Department of Education

Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education
ED-GRANTS-092717-002

Education Research and Development Centers
ED-GRANTS-092717-001