Limited Submissions

Federal, State and private funding agencies occasionally limit the number of proposals and/or applications submitted by an organization in response to a given funding opportunity. As needed, the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will initiate an internal limited submission competition in order to comply with this agency requirement. As with all proposals for sponsored projects, proposals for limited submission programs are not authorized to leave the university without review and approval of the Office of Research Services (ORS).

A Notice of Intent (NOI) and pre-proposal (if required) will be due to limited subs.vpr@ttu.edu by 5 p.m. on the deadline identified on the table below. Any NOIs or pre-proposals submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. (See Application Guidelines for information on NOI and pre-proposal requirements).

Unless an opportunity is explicitly marked "CLOSED, IN COMPETITION" or has a named PI(s) up to the agency limited amount, do not assume it is too late to apply just because the TTU internal deadline has passed. If the external agency deadline has not yet been reached, contact RDT and ORS to see if a submission is still possible.

Limited Submission Guidelines and Flowchart

Agency Name Program Name TTU Notice
of Intent
Deadline
Internal Pre-Proposal Deadline Agency Deadline Specific Limitation Pre-Proposals Accepted
Dept. of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Admin.
Children's Safety Network Program 1/6/15 1/20/15 3/2/15 Multiple applications from an organization are not allowable.

Approximately $1,200,000 is expected to annually fine one (1) awardee.
OPEN
Dept. of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Positive Health Check Evaluation Trial 1/6/15 1/20/15 3/16/15 Only one application per institution is allowed.

Estimated total funding available for entire project period is $2,900,000 for 4 years, including direct and indirect costs.
OPEN
Dept. of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mobile Messaging Intervention to Present New HIV Information 1/6/15 1/20/15 3/16/15 Only one application per institution is allowed.

Estimated total funding available for entire project period is $3,800,000 for 4 years including direct and indirect costs.
OPEN
ORAU Travel Grants Program 1/12/15 1/26/15 Before travel takes place Each ORAU institution is limited to two requests within ORAU's fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30)

$800
OPEN
             
NIH

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30) 10/30/14 11/12/14 12/29/14 Only one application per institution is allowed.

NINDS intends to commit $3,000,000 in FY 2015 to fund approximately 5 awards. Applications may request up to $400,000 per year in direct costs. The maximum project period is four years.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Business and Human Rights 11/24/14 12/2/14 12/29/14 An organization may submit no more than two applications per theme.

Approximately $200,000 available.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Promoting Internationally Recognized Labor Rights Globally 11/24/14 12/2/14 12/29/14 An organization may submit no more than two application per country/theme.

Award amounts vary.
CLOSED
Dept. Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Admin.
Rural Assistance Center for ORHP Cooperative Agreement 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/9/15 Multiple applications from an organization are not allowed.

Up to $2.1 million per year.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

Combatting Anti-Semitism in Europe 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approx. $330,000, pending availability of funding.

CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Religious Freedom in Central Asia, particularly Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approx. $400,000, pending availability of funding.

CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Religious Freedom in Egypt 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approx. $500,000, pending availability of funding.

CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Religious Freedom in Malaysia. 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approx. $350,000, pending availability of funding.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Promoting Religious Freedom in Cameroon with a particular emphasis on displaced communities from Central African Republic 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approximately $300,000, pending availability of funding.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Global Religious Freedom and Rule of Law Programs 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approximately $650,000 pending availability of funding.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Religious Freedom in Malaysia 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approximately $350,000, pending availability of funding
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Religious Freedom in Egypt 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approximately $500,000, pending availability of funding
CLOSED
Dept. of State

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Proposals: Democracy, Human Rights, and Religious Freedom in Central Asia particularly Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/12/15 An organization may submit no more than one application.

Approximately $400,000, pending availability of funding
CLOSED
NSF Scalable Nano-
manufacutring (SNM)
11/6/14 11/19/14 1/20/15 Limit on number of proposals per organization: 1

Awards will be in the range of $250,000 - $375,000 per year for four years.
CLOSED
Jenny Qiu, Mechanical Engineering
NSF Major Research Instrumentation program (MRI): Instrument Acquisition or Development 11/4/14
*See note
11/18/14 1/22/15 Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 3
If 3 proposals are submitted, at least one of the proposals must be fore instrument development (i.e., no more than two proposals may be for instrument acquisition).

*NOTE: Please indicate in your NOI whether you intend to pursue funding for instrument acquisition or development.

Award amounts vary.
CLOSED
Changzhi Li, Electrical & Computer Engineering (Development); David Sand, Physics (Acquisition); Paul Sylvester, Geosciences (Acquisition)
NIH NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research workforce (R25) 11/12/14 11/24/14 1/25/15 Only one application per institution is allowed.

Direct costs are limited to $250,000 per year. Project period may not exceed 5 years.
CLOSED
ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards 10/22/14  11/5/14 1/25/15 Each ORAU member councilor may submit up to two applications each year.

Funding is provided exclusively from non-federal monies by ORAU. The award amount provided by ORAU is $5,000. The applicant's institution is required to match the award with at least an additional $5,000. This is a one-year grant (June1 to May 31).
CLOSED
American Heart Association Winter 2015 Strategically Focused Research Network 9/30/14 10/7/14

Letter of Intent: 10/30/14

Full Proposal: 1/30/15

An institution may submit only one AHA Strategically Focused Disparities research Network Center application for this competition.

The AHA is committed to an investment of $15 million to establish this Disparities Network which will provide almost $4 million per Center.

CLOSED
NSF Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) 10/7/14 10/21/14 Letter of Intent:
12/3/14

Full Proposal:
1/28/15
Awards may be up to $1,000,000 with an award duration of three (3) years.  CLOSED
Changzhi Li (PI), Electrical and Computer Engineering; Dario Solis (PI), President's Office
NIH Academic - Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) 12/1/14 12/9/14 1/29/15 Only one application per institution is allowed.

Applicants may request direct costs up to $30,000 per year.
CLOSED
Institute of Museum and Library Sciences National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-Libraries) 9/16/14 9/23/14 Preliminary Proposal:
10/14/14

Full Proposal:
1/15/15
Single institutions may submit only one proposal.

Project Grants: to be negotiated.
Research Grants: to be negotiated.
Planning Grants: up to $50,000.
National Forum Grants: up to $100,000.
CLOSED
USDA National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) 10/23/14 11/4/14 12/19/14 An applicant may submit only one application and/or be a third party in an application submitted by another entity.

Anticipated Award Funding Amounts: Approx. $10,000 - $1,250,000.
CLOSED
NIH NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5) 11/12/14 11/24/15 1/30/15 An applicant organization may submit up to two applications in response to this FOA.

Awards will be for up to $250,000 in direct costs per year, plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs. The project period is limited to five years.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

U.S. Mission to Pakistan
Establishment of a University Partnership with National College of Arts - Lahore (Film & Television Arts) 11/19/14 12/3/14 2/2/15 Only one application may be submitted by a single institution.

Awards will be in the range of $750,000 - $1,000,000. Award period: 36 months.
CLOSED
Dept. of State

U.S. Mission to Pakistan
Establishment of a University Partnership with University of the Punjab - Lahore, Institution of Communication Studies (ICS) (two thematic areas of journalism and communication studies and development studies) 11/19/14 12/3/14 2/2/15 Only one application may be submitted by a single institution.

Awards will be in the range of $750,000 - $1,000,000. Award period: 36 months.
CLOSED

Dept. of State

U.S. Mission to Pakistan

Entrepreneurship Programs 12/16/14 1/5/15 2/17/15

Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal per organization.

Awards from $50,000 to $500,000.00.

CLOSED
NSF Management and Operation of the Gemini Observatory 8/29/14
by noon
9/11/14 Letter of Intent:
11/28/14

Full Proposal:
2/27/15
Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 1.

$182.229M for operations and maintenance plus up to $25.874M for instrument development over a 6-year period beginning January 1, 2017.
NSF intends to conduct site visits to the Gemini Observatory operational sites in Chile and Hawaii for representatives of potential proposing organizations.
CLOSED

Dept. of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Admin.

Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement Expansion Grant Program 12/16/14 1/5/15 2/27/15

Multiple applications from an organization are not allowable.

Approximately $1,750,000 is expected to be available annually to fund seven (7) awardees.

CLOSED
NSF National Nanotechnology
Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)
12/15/14 1/7/15 Letter of Intent:
2/2/15

Full Proposal:
4/3/15
A U.S. academic institution may submit or participate in only one individual site proposal submitted in response to this solicitation.

NSF intends to provide individual awards to support approximately 10-15 university user facility sites at a range of $500,000 to a maximum of $2,000,000 per year.
CLOSED
NSF Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node) 9/8/14 9/29/14 4/17/15 Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 1
Limit on Number of Proposals per PI or Co-PI: 1
Anticipated Funding Amount: $2,000,000
Single-institution Proposer: $350,000 per year for up to three years.
Two-institution Team: $750,000 per year for up to three years.
Three-institution Team: $1.25 million per year for up to three years.
CLOSED
Eli Velasquez, Office of Technology Commercialization
The Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars Program 9/24/14 10/6/14 Letter of Intent:
11/3/14

Full Proposal upon invitation:
1/30/15
Up to two applicants from a university (including law school, medical school etc.) will be considered in each application cycle.

The award supports 50% of a scholar's salary plus benefits fro three years, up to the NIH salary cap, with 10% institutional costs for the salary and benefits. In addition, we provide $5000 each year for limited project support and travel (no indirect costs are provided for these items).
CLOSED
NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) 9/16/14 9/30/14 2/17/15 Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 1.

The anticipated funding amount each year is $3,050,000 for an estimated 6-8 Standard Grants. The maximum award duration is 5 years.

CLOSED
Howard Curzer, Philosophy

NSF Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) 12/15/14 1/7/15 3/2/15 Limit on number of proposals per organization: 1

Awards totaling $10,000,000 to $25,000,000 over a five year period are anticipated.
CLOSED
Hongxing Jiang, Electrical and Computer Engineering
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program (Science / Engineering & Medical Research) 12/17/14 1/8/15 5/1/15 Applicants may submit one application per grant cycle to each of the following areas for which they are eligible: Medical Research or Science and Engineering Research.

NOTE: Please indicate to which area you intend to submit - Medical Research or Science and Engineering.

Historically grants range from $500,000 to $5 million and are typically $2 million or less.
Contact Institutional Advancement for information about grant
NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) 8/11/14 8/25/14 Preliminary Proposal
10/21/14

Full Proposal
5/15/15
A single organization may submit one preliminary proposal as the lead institution. Full proposals will be accepted by invitation only.

The average award size is expected to be approximately $4 million over 5 years.
CLOSED
Dr. Richard Wigmans, Physics
NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships 9/29/14 10/13/14 Pre-Proposal:
12/11/14

Full Proposal:
6/15/15
A single organization may submit a maximum of three preliminary proposals as the lead institution.

Estimated 4 awards, up to $16,000,000 in the first year, and, thereafter, $20,000,000 annually, pending the availability of funds.
CLOSED
John Zak (PI), Biological Science; Daan Liang (PI), Engineering

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