Research Funding

Federal research funding opportunities for psychology

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

Smart and Connected Health (SCH)
13-543
(Joint with NIH)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
13-542

Digging into Data Challenge (DiD)
Press Release 13-020

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2014 (SBIR)
13-546

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Solicitation FY-2014 (STTR)
13-547

Department of Health And Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences: Cross-Training at the Intersection of Animal Models and Human Investigation (K18)
RFA-DA-14-002
(OppNet: all institutes)

NIH Directors Biomedical Research Workforce Innovation Award: Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) (DP7)
RFA-RM-12-022
(Common Fund) 
 
Planning Grants for the NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative (P20)
RFA-RM-13-001
(Common Fund) 
 
Planning Grants for the NIH National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) (P20)
RFA-RM-13-002
The Common Fund/Office of Strategic Coordination
(Common Fund) 
 
Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)
PAR-13-130
(multiple institutes) 
 
Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R03)
PAR-13-131
(multiple institutes) 
 
Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R21)
PAR-13-132
(multiple institutes)

Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2)
RFA-OD-13-004
(multiple institutes)

Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages (R03)
PA-13-123
(NIA)

Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages (R21)
PA-13-124
(NIA)

Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages (R01)
PA-13-125
(NIA)

Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (P50)
RFA-AG-13-019
(NIA)

Program for Extramural/Intramural Alcohol Research Collaborations (U01)
PAR-13-133
(NIAAA)

Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R03)
PA-13-120
(NIAAA)

Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R01)
PA-13-121
(NIAAA)

Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R21)
PA-13-122
(NIAAA)

Development and Translation of Medical Technologies to Reduce Health Disparities (SBIR) (R43/R44)
RFA-EB-13-002
(NIBIB, NIMHD) 
 
PsychENCODE: Identification and Characterization of Non-coding Functional Elements in the Brain, and their Role in the Development of Mental Disorders (R01)
RFA-MH-14-020
(NIMH) 
 
Advancing Eating Disorders Research through Dimensional Studies of Biology and Behavior (R01)
RFA-MH-14-030
(NIMH) 
 
Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)
RFA-MH-14-050
(NIMH) 
 
Improving Health and Reducing Premature Mortality in People with Severe Mental Illness (R01)
RFA-MH-14-060
(NIMH) 
 
Revision Applications for Research on Assessing the Role of Stigma in HIV Prevention and Care (R34)
RFA-MH-14-141
(NIMH)

Gut-Microbiome-Brain Interactions and Mental Health (R21/R33)
RFA-MH-14-080
(NIMH)

Revision Applications for Research on Assessing the Role of Stigma in HIV Prevention and Care (R01)
RFA-MH-14-140
(NIMH, NIAID)

High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)
RFA-NS-13-009
(NINDS)

NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30)
PAR-13-116
(NINDS)

Pilot Projects on Sports-Related Brain and Spinal Cord Injury (R21)
RFA-NS-13-014
(NINDS, NIBIB, NIMH)

Pilot Projects on Sports-Related Brain and Spinal Cord Injury (R03)
RFA-NS-13-015
(NINDS, NIBIB, NIMH)

Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R03)
PA-13-117
(NINR, NIA, NICHD, NIDA, NINDS)

Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R01)
PA-13-118
(NINR, NCCAM, NIA, NICHD, NIDA, NIDDK, NIGMS, NINDS)

Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R21)
PA-13-119
(NINR, NCCAM, NIA, NICHD, NIDA, NINDS)

Administration for Children & Families

Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Scholars Network
HHS-2013-ACF-OPRE-PD-0549

Data Center for Family Self-Sufficiency
HHS-2013-ACF-OPRE-PD-0548

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum: Second Phase (U18)
RFA-HS-13-004

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01) 
PAR-13-129

Department of Agriculture

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Childhood Obesity Prevention 
USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004156

Department of Justice

Evaluation Research on Police and Technology in Schools (PDF, 176KB) 
NIJ-2013-3458

Research and Evaluation on Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals (PDF, 167KB)
NIJ-2013-3459

Desistance From Crime Over the Life Course (PDF, 170KB)   
NIJ-2013-3463

Research on Violent Victimization: FY 2013 (PDF, 162KB)
NIJ-2013-3467

Building and Enhancing Criminal Justice Researcher Practitioner Partnerships FY 2013 (PDF, 174KB)
NIJ-2013-3468

Research and Evaluation on Children Exposed to Violence (PDF, 203KB) 
NIJ-2013-3469

NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program (PDF, 160KB)
NIJ-2013-3374

NASA

Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
NNH13ZHA001C
(includes human health & performance)

National Endowment for the Humanities 

Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan 
20130501-FO