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 In addition, investigators are advised to consult the descriptions of standing funding programs on agencies’ websites.

See last month’s list.

National Science Foundation

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS)

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Note: The NIH is in the process of reissuing its previous funding announcements for research involving human participants, in revised forms to fit new NIH policies related to clinical trials. Due to the very large number of recently posted announcements, they are not listed here. Readers may consult the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts for current announcements.

Administration for Community Living

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living and Participation for People with Serious Mental Illness

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Disability in Rural Communities

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Disability Statistics and Demographics

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Promoting Healthy Aging for People with Long-Term Physical Disabilities

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (TBIMS) Centers Collaborative Research Project

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) Program: RERC on Rehabilitation Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) Program: RERC on Individual Mobility and Manipulation

Agency for Health Care Research & Quality

Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Pursuing Safety in Diagnosis and Treatment at the Intersection of Design, Systems Engineering, and Health Services Research (R18)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (R01)

Evaluation of Policies for the Primary Prevention of Multiple Forms of Violence

Office of Research Integrity

Announcement of the Anticipated Availability of Funds for Research on Research Integrity

Announcement of the Anticipated Availability of Funds for Conferences on Research Integrity

Department of Justice

Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Research and Evaluation Initiative