Proposal Support Services

The Office of Proposal Support Services is responsible for supporting Syracuse University’s proposal, research and faculty development efforts. This includes facilitating team-based collaboration around strategic funding opportunities, and managing the University’s internal funding competitions, including both seed grant programs and externally funded limited submissions.

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News, Events, and Announcements

LIMITED SUBMISSION – REDC – Round 9 – Internal Call for Concepts

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for the 9th Round of Regional Economic Development Council Competitions: http://www.regionalcouncils.ny.gov/central-new-york. The Regional...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25) 2019

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: PAR-17-339  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-339.html Institutional Limitations: Only one application per institution is allowed. Institutions are also limited...
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INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program now open for Spring 2019!

Syracuse University announces the Spring 2019 funding cycle for the new Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program, as...
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INFORMATION SESSION – Pew Biomedical Scholars Webinar Invitation

Please join the Office of Foundation Relations and the Office of Research for the Pew Biomedical Programs Informational Webinar next...
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Important Changes to the NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)/R15 Program

As announced in guide notice NOT-OD-19-015, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has changed its approach to how it uses...
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INTERNAL GRANT OPPORTUNITY – Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS)

The Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) program seeks proposals from faculty and students for projects that can advance...
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New URL for PIVOT

Pivot is making an important change On March 1, 2019, Pivot is moving to https://pivot.proquest.com and the current Pivot URL,...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)

The Office of Research is managing an internal competition for the selection of one application from Syracuse University to the...
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A New NIH Acronym To Know: BESH

NIH recently introduced a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) designation for prospective basic science studies involving human participants, to be...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 Moore Inventor Fellows

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fourth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors...
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OPPORTUNITY – 2019 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience

The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund and the Simons Foundation announce the opening of its 2019 competition for research...
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2019 Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program General Information Sessions

Thinking about submitting a proposal for a 2019 CUSE Grant? Come join us for a general information session, to learn...
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OPPORTUNITY – 2019 Great Lakes Research Consortium Small Grants Program

Program Goals This small grants program provides seed funding for new, cooperative projects that improve our understanding of, and/or management...
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Request for Applications: 2019 Small Equipment Grant

Online application form https://syracuse.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1777917 DEADLINE: 5:00 PM DECEMBER 10th Research infrastructure often becomes a limiting factor for routine operations of laboratories...
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Limited Submission Opportunity: NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research...
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Limited Submission: The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award competition

We are pleased to announce the launch of the The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award competition. Click on the link below...
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Request for Proposals: 2019 Collaborations for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the request for proposals for the 2019 Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence...
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Request for Proposals: Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PFP)

Online application form http://syracuse.infoready4.com Application Deadline: January 15, 2019 Postdoctoral fellows are next generation educators, scholars, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and societal leaders....
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FUNDER NEWS – Revised Version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guides (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1)

A revised version of the National Science Foundation Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) has been...
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Survey: Spring 2019 “Books In the Humanities”

Did you recently publish a book that contributes to the Humanities, broadly conceived? Each spring, the Humanities Center hosts a...
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Information Session: Internal Submission for the Keck Foundation Research Program

Information Sessions: Friday, November 2 --  11-12 PM and 12-1 PM.  Lunch will be provided. Location: TBD RSVP to Melissa...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and...
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TRAINING – NSF I-Corps Comes to Syracuse University, Free Short Course Offered

The Upstate New York I-Corps Node is offering a free short course at the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library this...
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EVENT – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Interest Session 9/21/2018

Pursuing graduate study in STEM or social science fiels? Come learn about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)

NSF IGE projects will generate potentially transformative models for improvements in graduate education that prepare the next generation of scientists...
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OPPORTUNITY – SSRC Social Data Initiative – Social Media and Democracy Research Grants

Proposals for the Social Media and Democracy Research Grants should examine the impact of social media and related digital technologies on democracy and elections, generate insights to inform policy at the intersection of media, technology and democracy, and advance new avenues for future research.
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OPPORTUNITY – DARPA D60 Travel Subsidy Program

In an effort to learn more about relevant funding opportunities, and to promote networking with program representatives and existing grantees,...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – Mellon Foundation “New Directions” Fellowship Internal Call for Applications

Syracuse University has been invited by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to nominate an eligible faculty member in the humanities...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – Invitation to the Internal 2019 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend Competition

The College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Council is pleased to facilitate the 2019 NEH Summer Stipend program internal competition...
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OPPORTUNITY – 2018 SyracuseCoE Faculty Fellow Program Request for Proposals

SyracuseCoE, a unit of the Syracuse University Office of Research, invites applications for its 2018-2019 Faculty Fellows Program to strengthen...
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OPPORTUNITY – Announcing the 2019-20 Society for the Humanities Fellowships – Energy

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect on...
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LIMITED SUBMISSION – REDC – Round 8 – Internal Call for Concepts

The 8th Round of New York State Regional Economic Development Council Competitions (REDC Announcement) has been announced. In order to...
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TIP – What is a CFDA Number?

Check out this informative post in the Grants.gov Community Blog. The CFDA, now called Assistance Listings on beta.SAM.gov, helps users...
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TIP – Putting “Effort” Into Your NIH Application

The following advice will help clarify National Institute of Health (NIH) policies on calculating and justifying your level of effort in your application.
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TIP – Proposal Writing 101: Lessons from the NSF Trenches

The top 25 takeaways to prepare an NSF grant proposal from Mia S. Thomas, a science assistant in the Division of Earth Sciences at the National Science Foundation.
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Event – Summit to Showcase Innovative Uses of Government Data

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University, the City of Syracuse, and the Center for Technology in Government at the State University of New York at Albany are joining together to offer the Upstate Data Summit at Syracuse University on June 6, 2018.
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News – NSF Statement on Artificial Intelligence for American Industry

On May 10, 2018, the White House convened academic researchers, industry experts and federal leaders at an event on Artificial Intelligence for American Industry. National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova participated in the event and issued the following statement.
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Funders News – USAF and NSF announce partnership in science and engineering research

The Letter of Intent initiates a strategic partnership focused on research in four areas of common interest: space operations and geosciences, advanced material sciences, information and data sciences, and workforce and processes.
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Limited Submissions – Pew Biomedical Scholars – Internal Selection Process – For posting to limited submission, PLUS

Syracuse University has been invited to nominate one faculty member to the Pew Biomedical Scholars Competition for 2019. If you...
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OPPORTUNITY – National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter: Rules of Life (RoL)

Dear Colleague Letter: Rules of Life (RoL): Design and Engineering of Synthetic Cells and Cell Components (DESYN-C3)
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OPPORTUNITY – National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter: ENG-EPSRC Lead Agency Activity

Dear Colleague Letter: Special Guidelines for Submitting Collaborative Proposals under the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems, the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, and the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems - the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ENG-EPSRC) Lead Agency Activity
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