Research Funding

Federal research funding opportunities for psychology

March 2012

Listed below are new funding announcements from federal agencies 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. 

Federal funding opportunities can also be found at grants.gov.

See last month’s list.

National Science Foundation

Building Community and Capacity for Data-Intensive Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences and in Education and Human Resources (BCC-SBE/EHR)
12-538

Research in Disabilities Education (RDE)
12-542

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp)
PA-12-100
(NIH-wide)

Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations (R01)
PA-12-111
(multiple institutes)

Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations (R03)
PA-12-112
(multiple institutes)

Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations (R21)
PA-12-113
(multiple institutes)

Small Business Alzheimer's Disease Research (SBIR[R43/R44])
RFA-OD-12-003
(multiple institutes)

Small Business Alzheimer's Disease Research (STTR[R41/R42])
RFA-OD-12-004
(multiple institutes)

Development and Translation of Medical Technologies to Reduce Health Disparities (R43/R44)
RFA-EB-12-001
(NIBIB, NIIMH, NIMHD)

The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22)
PAR-12-121
(NCI)

NIDCD Phase I/II/III Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (U01)
PAR-12-123
(NIDCD) 
 
NIDCD Planning Grant for Phase III Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (U34)
PAR-12-124
(NIDCD)

NIDCR Small Research Grants for Oral Health Data Analysis and Statistical Methodology Development (R03)
PAR-12-120
(NIDCR)

NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08)
RFA-LM-12-001
(NLM)

Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Increase Diversity (R36)
PAR-12-103
(NIMH)

Harnessing Advanced Health Technologies to Drive Mental Health Improvement (R01)
RFA-MH-13-060
(NIMH)

Harnessing Advanced Health Technologies to Drive Mental Health Improvement (R34)
RFA-MH-13-061
(NIMH)

NIMHD Social, Behavioral, Health Services, and Policy Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01)
RFA-MD-12-003
(NIMHD)

NIMHD Basic and Applied Biomedical Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01)
RFA-MD-12-004
(NIMHD)

Centers of Excellence in Symptom Science (P30)
RFA-NR-12-006
(NINR) 

Centers of Excellence in Symptom Science: Building Research Teams for the Future (P20)
RFA-NR-12-009
(NINR)

Administration for Children & Families

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD)
HHS-2012-ACF-ADD-DD-0307

Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars
HHS-2012-ACF-OPRE-YE-0306

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Infrastructure Development Program in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) (R24)
PA-12-114

AHRQ Mentored Career Enhancement Award in Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) for Mid-Career and Senior Investigators (K18)
PAR-12-115

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research -- Dissemination by Health Professionals Associations (PCOR-DHPA) (R18)
RFA-HS-12-006

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Characterizing the Short and Long Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) among Children in the United States 
RFA-CE-12-004 

Alcohol-related Motor Vehicle Injury Research 
RFA-CE-12-006 

Research to Prevent Prescription Drug Overdoses 
RFA-CE-12-007 

Public Health Conference Support for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities 
CDC-RFA-DD12-1203 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents 
CMS-1E1-12-002

Food & Drug Administration

Misuse and Abuse of DEA Schedule II-V Opioid Analgesic Drugs: Researching Strategies to Ensure Safe Use and Reduce Preventable Harm (U01)
RFA-FD-12-005

The Tobacco Regulation Awareness, Communication, and Education Program (U1A)
RFA-FD-12-002

Health Resources & Services Administration

Leadership Education in Adolescent Health 
HRSA-12-015 

Enhancing Engagement and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Transgender Women of Color – Demonstration Sites  HRSA-12-099

Enhancing Engagement and Retention in Quality HIV Care for Transgender Women of Color – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center 
HRSA-12-101

Department of Agriculture

Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) (PDF, 249KB) 
USDA-NIFA-WAMS-003711
[includes obesity research]

Department of Defense

Novel Presentation of Health Related Data 
W81XWH-12-NPHRD 
(Army)

Computational Methods for Decision Making 
12-SN-0009 
(Navy)

Department of Education

Institute of Education Sciences
National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP): Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR Center)
ED-GRANTS-021412-001

Department of the Interior

Social Science Research 
BLM-WO-RFA-L12AS00026
(Bureau of Land Management)

Department of Justice

Replication Research on Sexual Violence Case Attrition (PDF, 314KB) 
NIJ–2012–3088

Research and Evaluation on Children Exposed to Violence (PDF, 383KB) 
NIJ–2012–3091

Desistance From Crime Over the Life Course (PDF, 358KB) 
NIJ−2012−3168

Violent Victimization Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities (PDF, 310KB) 
NIJ–2012–3165

Research on the Link Between Victimization and Offending (PDF, 271KB) 
NIJ–2012–3188

Agency for International Development

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development (Round II) 
RFA-OAA-12-000005

National Endowment for the Humanities

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
20120501-FO