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

Innovation Corps — National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams)
18-515

Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE)
PD 19-1638 

Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X)
PD 19-058Y

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
13-542

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(Announcements are grouped by lead NIH unit.)

NIH Directors New Innovator Award Program (DP2 — Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-RM-18-008
(Common Fund)

NIH Directors Transformative Research Award (R01 — Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-RM-18-009
(Common Fund)

BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Clinical Trial Required)
PAR-18-813
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-814
(Multiple institutes)

Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
PAR-18-835
(Multiple institutes)

Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-836
(Multiple institutes)

Roybal Centers for Translational Research on Aging (P30 — Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-AG-19-006
(NIA)

Roybal Centers for Translational Research on Dementia Care Provider Support (P30 — Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-AG-19-007
(NIA)

Edward R. Roybal Coordinating Center (R24 — Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
(RFA-AG-19-008)
NIA

Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-AG-19-017
(NIA)

Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Independent Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-AG-19-018
(NIA)

Analyses of Adherence Strategies and Data Sets from CALERIE to Explore Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects of Sustained Caloric Restriction in Humans (R01 — Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-825
(NIA)

Exploratory Analyses of Adherence Strategies and Data Sets from CALERIE to Investigate Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects of Sustained Caloric Restriction in Humans (R21 — Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-826
(NIA)

High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-AG-19-015
(NIA)

High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks in Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementias (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-AG-19-016
(NIA)

Modeling and Simulation to Optimize HIV Prevention Research (MS OPR) (R01 Clinical Trial not allowed)
RFA-AI-18-026
(NIAID)

Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Technologies for Low-Resource Settings (R43/R44 — Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-801
(NCI)

Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Technologies for Low-Resource Settings (R41/R42 — Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-802
(NCI)

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Bases (UG1 Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-CA-18-015
(NCI)

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Community Sites (UG1 Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-CA-18-016
(NCI)

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites (UG1 Clinical Trial Required)
RFA-CA-18-017
(NCI)

Research Infrastructure for Centers Conducting Population Dynamics Science FY 2018 (P2C — Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-HD-19-014
(NICHD)

Patient Safety in the Context of Perinatal, Neonatal and Pediatric Care (R03 — Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-791
(NICHD)

Lab to Marketplace: Tools for Brain and Behavioral Research (R43/R44 — Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-819
(NIMH)

AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-832
(NIMH)

Developmental AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-833
(NIMH)

Rare Genetic Syndromes as a Window into the Genetic Architecture of Mental Disorders (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-MH-19-200
(NIMH, NICHD)

Rare Genetic Syndromes as a Window into the Genetic Architecture of Mental Disorders (Collaborative U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-MH-19-201
(NIMH, NICHD)

Administration for Children & Families

Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families
HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PH-1378

Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center
HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PR-1372

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Implementation Research and Evaluation Grants (Phase II/Cohort 2)
HHS-2019-ACF-OPRE-YE-1380

Administration for Community Living 

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living Policy
HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-RTCP-0252

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Research on Opioid Use Disorder Among People with Disabilities
HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-DPGE-0302

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Advancing Evidence into Practice through Shared, Interoperable Clinical Decision Support Resources (U18)
PA-18-792

AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
PA-18-793

AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
PA-18-794

AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
PA-18-795

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)
PAR-18-812

NIOSH Small Research Grant Program
PAR-18-797

NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program (R21)
PAR-18-798

K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award
PAR-18-799

Department of Agriculture

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative — Foundational and Applied Science
USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006609
(includes obesity research)

Department of Commerce

NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program — Mission Critical Voice Quality of Experience
2018-NIST-PSIAP-MCVQOE
(National Institute of Standards & Technology)

Department of Defense

Minerva Research Initiative
WHS-AD-FOA-18

Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-Wide
HR001118S0045
(DARPA)

Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence (SCORE)
HR001118S0047
(DARPA)

Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
FA9550-18-S-0003

Research Initiatives at The Naval Postgraduate School
N00244-18-S-NPS-F001

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Office-Wide
N00421-18-S-0001

Bilateral Academic Research Initiative (BARI) Pilot Program
W911NF-18-S-0007
(human-machine collaborative decision-making)

DoD Trauma Resiliency Immersive Adaptive Gaming Environment (TRIAGE) Award
W81XWH-18-S-MSI1

Defense Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Consortium (DSEC) Cooperative Agreement
W911NF-18-S-0008

Autism Research Program:

  • Autism Idea Development Award
  • Autism Clinical Translational Research Award
  • Autism Clinical Trial Award

Epilepsy Research Program

  • Longitudinal Risk Factors Award
  • Idea Development Award

Hearing Restoration Research Program:

  • Hearing Restoration Focused Applied Research Award
  • Hearing Restoration Translational Research Award

Parkinson's Research Program

  • Early Investigator Research Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program

  • Convergence Science Research Award
  • Quality of Life Research Award
  • New Investigator Research Award
  • Research Partnership Award

Spinal Cord Injury Research Program

  • Spinal Cord Injury Investigator Initiated Research Award
  • Spinal Cord Injury Qualitative Research Award
  • Spinal Cord Injury Translational Research Award
  • Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Award

Department of Education

Education Research Programs:

  • Education Research Grants 
  • Education Research and Development Center Program
  • Statistical and Research Methodology in Education
  • Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy 
  • Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions 

Special Education Research and Training Programs:

  • Special Education Research Grants 
  • Research Training Programs in Special Education 
  • Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions 
  • Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice in Special Education 

Department of Labor

From Research to Practice: Using Knowledge to Accelerate Progress in the Elimination of Child Labor and Forced Labor
FOA-ILAB-18-02

Agency for International Development

Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing) APS
7200AA18APS00004

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA Research Labs, FY2019
NEAPS1801