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

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1)
18-558

Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS)
18-557

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(Announcements are grouped by lead NIH unit.)

NIH Director's Pioneer Award (DP1 - Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-RM-18-007
(Common Fund)

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-MH-19-136
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-NS-18-029
(Multiple institutes)

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-OD-18-005
(OPD, NCI, NHLBI, NIDA, NIEHS)

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-OD-18-006
(OPD, NCI, NHLBI, NIDA)

Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-OD-18-007
(OPD, NCI, NHLBI, NIDA, NIEHS)

Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-OD-18-008
(OPD, NCI, NHLBI, NIDA)

Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers in Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Alzheimers Disease Related Dementias (ADRD) Research (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-AG-19-002
(NIA, NINDS)

Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Researchers in Basic Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Alzheimers Disease Related Dementias (ADRD) Research (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-AG-19-003
(NIA, NINDS)

Wearable Alcohol Biosensors (STTR) (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-785
(NIAAA)

Wearable Alcohol Biosensors (SBIR) (R43/R44- Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-786
(NIAAA)

Comprehensive Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (CPACHE) (Collaborative U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-767
(NCI)

Identification and Management of Behavioral Symptoms and Mental Health Conditions in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-766
(NICHD)

Development and Testing of Novel Interventions to Improve HIV Prevention, Care, and Program Implementation (R34 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-780
(NIDA)

International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-773
(NIDA)

Pilot Health Services and Economic Research on the Treatment of Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use Disorders (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-774
(NIDA, NIAAA)

Pilot and Feasibility Studies in Preparation for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Trials (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-775
(NIDA, NIAAA)

SBIR E-learning for HAZMAT and Emergency Response (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-ES-18-006
(NIEHS)

T32 Training Program for Institutions That Promote Diversity (T32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-HL-19-023
(NHLBI)

Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-HL-19-024
(NHLBI)

Catalyzing Innovation in Late Phase Clinical Trial Design and Statistical Analysis Plans (U34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-HL-19-027
(NHLBI)

Catalyzing Innovation in Late Phase Clinical Trial Design and Statistical Analysis Plans Resource Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-768
(NHLBI)

Research Program Award (R35 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-NS-18-032
(NINDS)

NINDS Research Education Opportunities (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-782
(NINDS)

Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-776
(NINR)

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

AHRQ Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)
PA-18-765

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)
PAR-18-769

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Minority Research Grant Program
CMS-1W1-18-001

Health Resources & Services Administration

Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program
HRSA-18-032

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration 

Minority Fellowship Program
TI-18-013

Department of Agriculture

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development
USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006555

Department of Defense

U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (Fiscal Years 2018-2023)
W911NF-18-S-0005

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 DoD Research and Education Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI) Equipment/Instrumentation 
W911NF-18-S-0006

Gulf War Illness, Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award
W81XWH-18-GWIRP-IIFRA

Gulf War Illness, Clinical Trial Award
W81XWH-18-GWIRP-CTA

Gulf War Illness, Qualitative Research Award
W81XWH-18-GWIRP-QRA

DoD PRMRP Focused Program Award
W81XWH18PRMRPFPA

DoD PRMRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award
W81XWH18PRMRPIIRA

DoD PRMRP Technology/Therapeutic Development Award
W81XWH18PRMRPTTDA

DoD PRMRP Discovery Award
W81XWH18PRMRPDA

DoD PRMRP Clinical Trial Award
W81XWH18PRMRPCTA

Social Security Administration

Retirement and Disability Research Consortium
RDRC-RDRC-18-01