UK Proposal Development Office

Limited Submission Opportunities

Currently Open Limited-Submission Competitions

Limited Submissions - Internal Deadlines

Because an increasing number of extramural programs limit the number of applications an institution may submit, the University of Kentucky has established an internal selection procedure for the programs listed below. Click the links for the most recent information on each program.

*** Limited-Submission programs that are targeted toward a specific department or college are also included in the complete list but are coordinated at the departmental or college level. ***

If you identify a program not listed that limits submissions, or if you have questions about a particular program, please contact PDO to ensure that your application is appropriately considered (257-2861 or

Internal Competition Deadline
OSPA Deadline
Funding Agency Deadline
Brain Research Foundation - 2018 Scientific Innovations Award (SIA) 05/23/17




Letter of Intent

(upon invitation)

National Institutes of Health - NIDDK - Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Center (P30) 05/30/17 07/17/17 07/20/17
National Institutes of Health - NICHD – Data Coordinating Center for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network (U24) 05/30/17 06/27/17 06/30/17
Justice, U.S. Department of - Juvenile Justice Systems Reform Promising Practices 05/30/17 06/14/17 06/19/17
Justice, U.S. Department of - Mentoring for Child Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking Program and Training and Technical Assistance 05/30/17 06/12/17 06/15/17
Justice, U.S. Department of - Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems Program 05/30/17 06/26/17 06/29/17
Pew Charitable Trusts – Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research

Internal coordination by Markey Cancer Center. Send application packet to Dr. Nathan Vanderford by




U.S. Small Business Administration - Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) 05/30/17 06/13/17 06/16/17
W. M. Keck Foundation - Research Programs for Medical Research and for Science and Engineering 06/06/17 N/A 11/01/17
National Institutes of Health - Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program 06/06/17 09/20/17 09/25/17
Pew Charitable Trusts – 2018 Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences 06/06/17 N/A



Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation - Grant Program 06/13/17 07/27/17 08/01/17
National Institutes of Health - NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) 06/13/17 09/19/17 09/22/17
National Science Foundation - Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications 06/23/17 09/13/17 09/18/17
National Institutes of Health - George M. O’Brien Kidney Research Core Centers (P30) 06/27/17 10/27/17 11/01/17
National Institutes of Health - NIAMS - Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30) 06/27/17 09/28/17 10/03/17
William T. Grant Foundation - Scholars Program Individuals interested in submitting an application should contact their Associate Dean for Research for information on their college’s internal deadlines and procedure. 06/30/17 07/06/17
National Endowment for the Humanities - Summer Stipends 08/08/17 09/22/17 09/27/17
National Institutes of Health - Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
05/22/17 05/25/17
Centers for Disease Control - Telemedicine to Improve HIV Care among Minority Persons Living with HIV in Urban Areas Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
05/24/17 05/30/17
State, U.S. Department of - U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program Competition Still Open;
contact PDO
05/26/17 06/01/17
Health Resources and Services Administration - Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) for Paraprofessionals and Professionals (NO INTERNAL COMPETITION FOR THE PROFESSIONAL TRACK) Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
06/07/17 06/12/17
Health Resources and Services Administration Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
06/07/17 06/12/17
Health Resources and Services Administration - Optimizing Momentum Toward Sustainable Epidemic Control Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
06/07/17 06/12/17
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation - 2018 Beckman Scholars Program Award Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions
06/12/17 06/15/17
National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works and Challenge America Competition Still Open;
contact Limited Submissions

Art Works

Challenge America

Art Works

Challenge America

U.S. Agency for International Development – Disability Education Funding for Deaf and Blind Children in Mali Competition Still Open;
contact PDO





Concept Paper

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Round 2

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State, U.S. Department of - Sports Visitor and Sports Envoy Program INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 05/19/17 05/24/17
National Institutes of Health – Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (S10)  NO INTERNAL COMPETITION 05/25/17 05/31/17

V Foundation for Cancer Research - V Scholar Award






Justice, U.S. Department of - Employment Retention Inventory Research Project INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 06/07/17 06/10/17
Agriculture, U.S. Department of - Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 06/23/17 06/28/17
National Institutes of Health - Dental Specialty and PhD Program INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 06/28/17 07/03/17
Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research – Medical Research Awards INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 08/15/17 08/18/17
Oak Ridge Associated Universities - Travel Grants Program INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 3 business days before submission Open

RGK Foundation - Grants Program

INTERNAL COMPETITION CLOSED 3 business days before submission Letter of Intent
Rolling Deadline

The Foundation will request a formal application if interested.