Research Funding

Federal research funding opportunities for psychology

Listed below are new funding announcements from federal agencies for support of research and training in areas that include psychological science. All types of funding opportunities are represented, including grants, fellowships, career development awards, cooperative agreements, contracts and small business awards.  

Federal funding opportunities can also be found at grants.gov.

See last month’s list.

National Science Foundation

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)
13-568

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP)
13-572

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
13-578

Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs
13-580

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

(announcements grouped by primary institute)

NIH Transformative Research Awards (R01)
RFA-RM-13-008
(Roadmap Initiatives)

Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR)
NOT-OD-13-081

Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB)
NOT-OD-13-082

Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Pediatric Research (LRP-PR)
NOT-OD-13-083

Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Research (LRP-CIR)
NOT-OD-13-084

Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR)
NOT-OD-13-085

Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R21)  
PA-13-246 
(multiple institutes)

Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R03) 
PA-13-247 
(multiple institutes)

Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R01) 
PA-13-248 
(multiple institutes)

Centers of Excellence for Big Data Computing in the Biomedical Sciences (U54)
RFA-HG-13-009
(multiple institutes)

Person-Centered Outcomes Research Resource (U2C) 
RFA-CA-13-008
(multiple institutes)

Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (R01)

RFA-OD-13-011
(multiple institutes; FDA)

Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (R03)
RFA-OD-13-012
(multiple institutes; FDA)

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (K01)
RFA-OD-13-014
(multiple institutes; FDA)

Transition Career Development Award in Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (K22)
RFA-OD-13-015
(multiple institutes)

Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (K99/R00)
RFA-OD-13-016
(multiple institutes)

Resource-Related Research Projects for Development of Animal Models and Related Materials (R24)
PAR-13-253
(Office of Research Infrastructure Programs)

Roybal Centers for Translational Research on Aging (P30)
RFA-AG-14-004
(NIA)

Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging (P30)
RFA-AG-14-005
(NIA)

NIA Program Project Applications (P01)
PAR-13-258
(NIA)

Mid-life Reversibility of Early-established Biobehavioral Risk Factors (R01)
RFA-AG-14-006
(NIA)

Clinical Trial of a Multifactorial Fall Injury Prevention Strategy in Older Persons (U01)
RFA-AG-14-009
(NIA)

Network and Infrastructure Support for Development of Interdisciplinary Aging Research (R24)
PAR-13-287
(NIA)

High Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks (R24)
RFA-AG-14-007
(NIA, OBSSR)

Dose Response and Efficacy Studies on the Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Functional Outcomes in Elderly (U01)
RFA-AG-14-001
(NIA, Office of Dietary Supplements)

Secondary Analyses of Alcohol and Chronic Disease (R21)
PA-13-251
(NIAAA)

Secondary Analyses of Alcohol and Chronic Disease (R01)
PA-13-260
(NIAAA)

Secondary Analyses of Alcohol and Chronic Disease (R03)
PA-13-261
(NIAAA)

Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R01)
PA-13-262
(NIAAA)

Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R21)
PA-13-263
(NIAAA)

Clinical Trials and Interventional Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R01)
RFA-AT-14-003
(NCCAM, NIDA)

Pilot and Feasibility Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R34)
RFA-AT-14-004
(NCCAM, NIDA)

Health Services and Observational Studies of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Pain and Co-Morbid Conditions in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families (R01)
RFA-AT-14-005
(NCCAM, NIDA)

NICHD Program Project Grant (P01)
PAR-13-257
(NICHD)

HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Among the Homeless and Unstably Housed (R01)
RFA-DA-14-009
(NIDA)

HIV/AIDS and Substance Use among Black/African American Women and Young MSM (R01)
RFA-DA-14-010
(NIDA)

Integrating Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment within HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Settings (R01)
RFA-DA-14-011
(NIDA)

Comorbid HIV, Chronic Pain, and Substance Use among Older Adults (R21)
RFA-DA-14-012
(NIDA)

NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01)
PAR-13-259
(NIDA)

Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01)
PAR-13-270
(NIDA)

Abuse-Resistant and Abuse-Deterrent Formulations and Devices to Avoid the Abuse, Misuse and Diversion of Prescription Opioids by Patients (SBIR)(R43/R44)
RFA-DA-14-013
(NIDA) 

Revision Applications to Promote Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN): Comorbidity-Related Research (R01)
RFA-DA-14-014
(NIDA, NCI, NIAAA)

Administrative Supplements to Promote Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN): Comorbidity-Related Research (Admin Supp)
PA-13-275
(NIDA, NCI, NIAAA)

NIDCD Clinical Research Center Grant (P50)
PAR-13-277
(NIDCD)

Research Linking Environmental Exposure to Alzheimer's Disease (R01)
RFA-ES-13-006
(NIEHS)

Research Linking Environmental Exposure to Neurodegenerative Disease (R21)
RFA-ES-13-007
(NIEHS)

NEI Center Core Grants for Vision Research (P30)
PAR-13-269
(NEI)

Renewal of Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence [COBRE] (P20)
PAR-13-243
(NIGMS)

Research to Understand and Inform Interventions that Promote the Research Careers of Students in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences (R01)
RFA-GM-14-013
(NIGMS)

Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental Health (K01)
RFA-MH-14-120
(NIMH)

Unveiling the Genome: Genetic Architecture of Severe Mental Disorders Revealed (Collaborative U01)
PAR-13-241
(NIMH)

NIMHD Social, Behavioral, Health Services, and Policy Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01)
RFA-MD-13-006
(NIMHD)

NIMHD Basic and Applied Biomedical Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01)
RFA-MD-13-008
(NIMHD)

NIMHD Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42)
RFA-MD-13-009
(NIMHD)

NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
PAR-13-256
(NINDS)

Building Evidence: Effective Palliative/End of Life Care Interventions (R01)
PAR-13-289
(NINR)

Synergizing Omic and Symptom Science (R01)
PA-13-264
(NINR) 

Synergizing Omic and Symptom Science (R15)
PA-13-265
(NINR)

Administration for Children & Families

Head Start University Partnerships: Dual-Generation Approaches
HHS-2013-ACF-OPRE-YR-0634

Responsible Fatherhood Research Network
HHS-2013-ACF-OPRE-PR-0611

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Rapid Secondary Analysis to Optimize Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions (R01)
RFA-HS-14-001

Addressing Methodological Challenges in Research for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions (R21)
RFA-HS-14-002

Disseminating Patient Centered Outcomes Research To Improve Healthcare Delivery (R18)
RFA-HS-14-003

Researcher Training and Workforce Development in Methods and Standards for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Studies (R25)
RFA-HS-14-004

AHRQ Announces Interest in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Career Development Grants focused on Methodologies and Research in Translation, Implementation, and Diffusion of Research into Practice and Policy
NOT-HS-13-010

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Grants for Injury Control Research Centers  
RFA-CE-14-001  

National Center for Construction Safety and Health Research and Translation (U60)
(RFA-OH-13-001)

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)
PAR-13-245
(National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health)

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers  
RFA-DP-14-001

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Grants to Support the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Health Services Research Grant Program  
CMS-1I0-13-001  

Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program  
CMS-1H0-13-001  

Health Resources & Services Administration  

Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ Donation  
HRSA-14-014 

Department of Agriculture

Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)
USDA-NIFA-HEMS-004337  
[includes obesity research]

Department of Defense

Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-Wide BAA  
DARPA-BAA-13-32
[includes language/communication research]

Air Force Fiscal Year 2014 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP)
BAA-AFOSR-2013-0005 

DoD Gulf War Illness Clinical Trial Award with Multiple-PI Option  
W81XWH-13-GWIRP-CTA-MPIO  

Fiscal Year 2014 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP)  
PA-AFOSR-2013-0001

Department of Education

Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers: Community Living Policy
ED-GRANTS-071813-001

Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers: Promoting Healthy Aging for Individuals with Long-Term Physical Disabilities  
ED-GRANTS-060713-001

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers: Rehabilitation Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions
ED-GRANTS-061113-003 

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Health and Function  
ED-GRANTS-061113-009  

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Community Living and Participation
ED-GRANTS-061113-007 

Rehabilitation Research/Training Centers (RRTCs) — Research/Capacity Building for Minority Entities
ED-GRANTS-061413-002 

Educational Technology, Media, and Materials Program for Individuals with Disabilities
ED-GRANTS-070113-002  

Department of Justice

Gender-Informed Research (Women): Enhanced Approaches to Project Development  
13CS12  

Vicarious Trauma Affecting Staff in Correctional Settings
13CS23

Environmental Protection Agency

Healthy Schools: Environmental Factors, Children’s Health and Performance, and Sustainable Building Practices
EPA-G2013-STAR-H1

NASA

Human Exploration Research Opportunities
NNJ13ZSA002N

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Strengthening Human Adaptive Reasoning and Problem-solving (SHARP) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
IARPA-BAA-13-06