Internal Seed Funding opportunities provide funds to support research activities that may lead to extramural funding.

Note: Internal Selections are not considered internal funding opportunities.

The list below is not comprehensive. To have an internal award/seed funding opportunity added to this web page, please contact Catherine Determan.


Upcoming Deadlines

Barrett’s Esophagus Translational Research Center Network Grant (BETRNet) Deadline: January 31, 2020

Bioinformatics Research Core Micro-Grant Program Rolling Deadline

Cancer Genomics and Outcomes Research STRENGTH Program Rolling Deadline

Center for Diabetes Translation Research Pilot and Feasibility Program Deadline: February 3, 2020

Center for Drug Discovery Micro Grant Rolling Deadline: April 15, August 15, & November 15

Children’s Discovery Institute Rolling Deadline: February 1 & August 1

Children’s Discovery Institute (CDI) Micro-grant Program Rolling Deadline

Diabetes Research Center (DRC)(P30) Imaging Core Scholarship Program Rolling Deadline

Digestive Diseases Research Core Center (DDRCC) Pilot and Feasibility Program Deadline: January 31, 2020

Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Rolling Deadline: April 1 & October 1

ICTS Just-In-Time Core Usage Funding Program 10th of Any Month by 5 pm CT

International and Are​a Studies List of Resources​ Deadline: Varies

K12 Mentored Training in Implementation Science (MTIS) program Deadline: March 9, 2020

KL2 Career Development Awards Program Deadline: March 1 and September 3

Leadership and Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program (LEAP) – spring cycle Deadline: January 27, 2020

Newman Exploration Travel Fund Deadline: February 28, 2020

Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Just-In-Time Core Laboratory Funding Program Rolling deadline: 15th of every month

OVCR Planning Grants for Interdisciplinary Research Rolling Deadline

Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Center (RDRRC) Just-in-Time Core Usage Funding (submission dates will be Jan, Apr, Jul, and Oct)

Rheumatic Diseases Resource-based Research Center (RDRRC) (P30) Micro-grant Program Rolling Deadline

Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Deadline: Varies

TL1 Predoctoral Clinical Research Program Deadline: February 20, 2020

TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) Applications accepted on rolling basis