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Funding Forecaster


Internal (CHOP/Penn), federal, and foundation funding opportunities are listed below. They are also distributed monthly to faculty via email.


Special opportunities on the immediate horizon:

Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology  "awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology, conducted during the past three years." Application due June 15, 2019

T-GAPP K12 program, funded by AHRQ and PCORI, for clinical faculty who seek careers as independent investigators in Learning Health Systems/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (LHS/PCOR) through training in the generation, adoption, and implementation of evidence that improves the quality and safety of health care. Questions to sabarile [at] pennmedicine.edu Application due July 1, 2019

Eagles' Autism Challenge 2-year pilot grant for "all areas of basic, population, and clinical research and programs that are designed to elucidate the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Autism Spectrum Disorders." Letter of Intent (LOI) due July 3, 2019

Searle Scholars Program  for independent research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. This is an internal (University-wide) competition with the goal of selecting two applicants. Letter from department chair or division chief is required. Questions: Connie Weinstein clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu Application due by 9AM on July 8, 2019


(Mostly) foundations, associations, and professional societies, posted by month application due  HERE  


Grants with recurring and rolling deadlines:


Federal funding announcements:   

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Generally, letters of intent (LOIs) are due a month after release dates and applications are due two months after release dates. 

Department of Defense (DOD)


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