Research Funding

Federal research funding opportunities for psychological science

March 2011

Listed below are new funding announcements from federal agencies for support of research and training in areas that include psychological science.  Federal funding opportunities can also be found at grants.gov.

See last month’s list.

National Science Foundation

Research Coordination Networks
11-531

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program
11-690

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) 
11-533

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Lab to Marketplace: Tools for Brain and Behavioral Research (SBIR [R43/R44])
PA-11-134
(multiple institutes)

Phase IIB Grants for Brain and Behavior Tools (R44)
PA-11-135
(multiple institutes)

Family and Interpersonal Relationships in an Aging Context (R01)
PA-11-128
(NIA)

Economics of Retirement (R01)
PA-11-138
(NIA) 
 
Economics of Retirement (R03)
PA-11-139
(NIA) 
 
Economics of Retirement (R21)
PA-11-140
(NIA)

Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R01)
PA-11-123
(NIA; DHHS Administration on Aging)

Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R21)
PA-11-124
(NIA; DHHS Administration on Aging)

HIV/AIDS Implementation Science Targeting Drug Using Populations: A Collaboration with PEPFAR (R01)
RFA-DA-12-002
(NIDA)

The Placebo Effect: Mechanisms and Methodology (R01)
RFA-DA-12-003
(NIDA, NCCAM, NIAAA)

The Placebo Effect: Mechanisms and Methodology (R21)
RFA-DA-12-004
(NIDA, NCCAM, NIAAA)

Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic and Translational Mental Health Research (P50)
PAR-11-126
(NIMH)

NIMHD Science Education Initiative (R25)
RFA-MD-11-004
(NIMHD)

Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program (G12)
PAR-11-132
(NCRR)

Administration for Children and Families

Research Center to Support Secondary Analyses of Head Start Impact Study Data 
HHS-2011-ACF-OPRE-YR-0144

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Research Centers for Excellence in Clinical Preventive Services (P01)
RFA-HS-11-005

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
CDC-RFA-PS11-1114

Department of Defense

ENGAGE: Learning to Solve Problems, Solving Problems to Learn 
DARPA-BAA-11-36
(DARPA)

Basic Research for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (C-WMD) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
HDTRA1-11-16-BRCWMD-BAA 
(Defense Threat Reduction Agency)
[includes cognitive and information sciences]

Department of Education

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program—Field Initiated Projects (Research) 
ED-GRANTS-030811-001

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program—Field Initiated Projects (Development)  
ED-GRANTS-030811-002 

Institute of Education Sciences Grant Programs 

Department of Justice

Gang Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs (PDF, 290 KB) 
OJJDP-2011-2964
(Office of Justice Programs)

FY 2011 Child Protection Research Program (PDF, 244 KB)
OJJDP-2011-2963
(Office of Justice Programs)

Department of Transportation

Transit Safety Research Roadmap Project 
FTA-2011-011-TRI 

NASA

Human Systems Integration Research 
NNA11364623A

National Endowment for the Humanities

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
20110503-FO