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

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
14-555

Linguistics Program — Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Ling-DDRI)
14-551

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT)
14-548

Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)
14-547

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
14-546

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA)
14-543

Dear Colleague Letter — Youth Violence: Opportunity for Breakthroughs in Fundamental Basic Research (PDF, 617KB)
NSF 14-049

Dear Colleague Letter: BRAIN EAGERs to Enable Innovative Neurotechnologies to Reveal the Functional and Emergent Properties of Neural Circuits Underlying Behavior and Cognition (PDF, 83KB)
NSF 14-044

Department of Health & Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(Announcements are grouped by primary institute.)

NIH Blueprint Program for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences (R25)
RFA-NS-14-010
(Multiple institutes)

Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30)
RFA-AG-15-003
(NIA)

Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R21)
PA-14-159
(NIA, NIBIB)

Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R01)
PA-14-161
(NIA, NIBIB)

Biology of Manual Therapies (R21)
PA-14-167
(NCCAM)

Biology of Manual Therapies (R01)
PA-14-168
(NCCAM)

Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2)
RFA-DA-15-007
(NIDA)

Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2)
RFA-DA-15-006
(NIDA)

Effects of Cannabis Use and Cannabinoids on the Developing Brain (R21)
PA-14-162
(NIDA)

Effects of Cannabis Use and Cannabinoids on the Developing Brain (R01)
PA-14-163
(NIDA)

Effects of Cannabis Use and Cannabinoids on the Developing Brain (R03)
PA-14-164
(NIDA)

Special Topic Research Education Course: Exploring Auditory and Vestibular biology (R25)
RFA-DC-15-001
(NIDCD)

Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25)
PAR-14-170
(NIGMS)

Clinical Studies of Mental Illness Not Involving Treatment Development, Efficacy, or Effectiveness Trials (Collaborative R01)
PAR-14-165
(NIMH)

Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)
RFA-MH-15-400
(NIMH)

Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)
RFA-MH-15-500
(NIMH)

High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)
RFA-NS-14-006
(NINDS)

Administration for Children & Families

Grants in Child Maltreatment Research Using Innovative Approaches
HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CA-0810

Fellowships for University-Based Doctoral Candidates and Faculty for Research in Child Maltreatment
HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CA-0803

Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants
HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-YR-0785

Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars
HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-YE-0775

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing Safety and Health Research (U01)
PAR-14-175
(NIOSH)

Health Resources & Services Administration

MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network
HRSA-14-091

Department of Education

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Special Education Research
ED-GRANTS-041014-006

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research and Development Center Program
ED-GRANTS-041014-003

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research
ED-GRANTS-041014-001

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy
ED-GRANTS-041014-005

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences
ED-GRANTS-041014-002

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Statistical and Research Methodology in Education
ED-GRANTS-041014-004

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Special Education Research Training
ED-GRANTS-041014-007

Department of Justice

Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons
NIJ-2014-3754

Social Science Research on Implementation, Dissemination, and Translation
NIJ-2014-3759

NIJ FY 14 Tribal Program Postdoctoral Research Associate Fellowship
NIJ-2014-3760

Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe
NIJ-2014-3878

Department of State

FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Global Innovation Programs to Help the Humanitarian Community Better Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence (GBV) in the Protracted Phase of Refugee and Conflict-related Displacement.
PRM-PRMOAPGL-14-003

Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Psychosocial Model to Treat Juvenile Users of Illegal Drugs
INL14GR0012-WHPMEXICO-04152014