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

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
18-572

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
18-573

SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF)
18-584

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(Announcements are grouped by lead NIH unit.)

Discovery of Biomarkers, Biomarker Signatures, and Endpoints for Pain (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-NS-18-041
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Development Optimization, and Validation of Novel Tools and Technologies for Neuroscience Research (STTR) (R41/R42 — Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
PA-18-870
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Development Optimization, and Validation of Novel Tools and Technologies for Neuroscience Research (SBIR) (R43/R44 — Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-871
(Multiple institutes)

BRAIN Initiative: Development of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in Human and Non-Human Primate Brain (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-MH-19-135
(Multiple institutes)

Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) (D43) (Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-901
(Multiple institutes)

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in Mobile and Wireless Health Technology and Data Analytics: Cross-Training at the intersection of Behavioral and Social Sciences and STEM Disciplines (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-881
(OBSSR, NCCIH, NIDA, NIMH, NIMHD, ORWH)

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in Mobile and Wireless Health Technology and Data Analytics: Cross-Training at the intersection of Behavioral and Social Sciences and STEM Disciplines (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Required)
PAR-18-882
(OBSSR, NCCIH, NIDA, NIMH, NIMHD)

Late Stage Clinical Trials for the Spectrum of Alzheimers Disease and Age-related Cognitive Decline (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
PAR-18-878
(NIA)

Research Network on Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-AG-19-022
(NIA, NIEHS)

Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility: A Methods Comparison Study (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-AG-19-023
(NIA, NIEHS)

Early Stage Clinical Trials for the Spectrum of Alzheimers Disease and Age-related Cognitive Decline (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-877
(NIA, NINR)

NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-880
(NCI)

NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-887
(NCI)

NCI Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-888
(NCI)

Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-892
(NCI)

Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-893
(NCI)

NLM Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-896
(NLM)

NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-LM-19-001
(NLM)

Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (R36 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-894
(NIMH)

Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET): Practice-Based Research to Improve Treatment Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-MH-19-150
(NIMH)

Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET): Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-MH-19-151
(NIMH)

Computationally-Defined Behaviors in Psychiatry (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-MH-19-240
(NIMH)

Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (R36 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-894
(NIMH)

Leveraging Electronic Medical Records for Psychiatric Genetic Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-904
(NIMH)

Leveraging Electronic Medical Records for Psychiatric Genetic Research (R01 (Collab) Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-905
(NIMH)

Innovations for Healthy Living — Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44 — Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-MD-18-009
(NIMHD)

Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42 — Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-MD-18-010
(NIMHD, NIMH)

NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program (T37)
RFA-MD-18-007
(NIMHD, Fogarty)

Department of Defense

Young Faculty Award
DARPA-RA-18-02

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Extramural Biomedical Research and Development
W81XWH-18-S-SOC1

FY18 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

  • Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research — Clinical Research Award
  • Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research — Clinical Trial Award)
  • Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research — Clinical Trial Development Award
  • Joint DoD and VA Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium

NASA

2018 Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO)
80JSC018N0001

Appendix B: NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity
80JSC018N0001-OMNIBUS

National Endowment for the Arts

Research: Art Works

National Endowment for the Humanities

Humanities Connections
20181017-AKA