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

Advancing Research & Practice in the Retail Environment (ASPiRE) D&I Pilot Research Program – (note they are also interested in proposals examining the effects of COVID-19 on tobacco control) Deadline: July 15, 2022

Bioinformatics Research Core Micro-Grant Program Rolling Deadline

Cancer Genomics and Outcomes Research STRENGTH Program Rolling Deadline

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

Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity Small Grants Rolling Deadline

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

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

Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences & CRE^2 Partnership: The Just-in-Time (JIT) Core Usage Funding Program Rolling Deadline

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

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

McDonnell International Scholars Academy Global Incubator Seed Grants Deadline: August 15, 2022

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

Nutritional Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot and Feasibility Program Deadline: July 22, 2022

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

T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control Rolling Deadline

T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s Health rolling deadline (Fellowship openings begin July 1, 2022)

The Interesting Patient Study (TIPS conferences are first Wednesday of each month) Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis

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