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Internal competition is necessary when an external funding solicitation limits the number of submissions that can come from a single University or Duns Number. Below, please find the current list of active and recent competitions. Please follow the directions available in the related PDF to submit to the internal competition. Instructions are also sent out to the PI Listserv. If you are not currently getting those emails, please join that list by clicking HERE. Past competitions are accessible through the annual archives available below. Archived competitions are collated according to their UNM internal competition deadline year. 

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UNM Deadline Award Title File Download Agency Deadline Awardee
Fri, 05/17/2024 - 12:00pm W.M. Keck Foundation Grant Opportunity PDF icon WM Keck Foundation_OVPR letter_2024.pdf Keck concept counseling period July 1 - August 15 TBD
Tue, 04/23/2024 - 12:00pm Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award PDF icon BRF-SIA_OVPR_Letter_2024.pdf 06/25/2024 TBD
Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:00pm Pew Biomedical Scholars Program PDF icon Pew OVPR Letter 2024.pdf Nomination: 5/15/2024; Proposal: 9/05/2024 TBD
Fri, 04/12/2024 - 12:00pm Social Security Administration, Interventional Cooperative Agreement Program (ICAP), ICAP-ICAP-24-001 PDF icon SSA ICAP_OVPR Letter 2024.pdf 6/03/2024 no applicants
Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:00pm EPSCoR Collaborations for Optimizing Research Ecosystems ResearchInfrastructure Improvement Program (E-CORE RII) NSF 23-587 PDF icon nsf23587.pdf 07/09/2024 Ganesh Balakrishnan
Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:00pm NSF: EPSCoR Research Incubators for STEM Excellence Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (E-RISE RII) NSF 23-588 PDF icon nsf23588.pdf 08/13/2024 Marcy Litvak
Thu, 03/28/2024 - 12:00pm Department of Education: Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program, (ED-GRANTS-031424-002) PDF icon Ed PPOHA OVPR Letter 2024.pdf 05/13/2024 Irene Vasquez
Wed, 03/27/2024 - 12:00pm Beckman Scholars Program PDF icon Beckman_OVPRLetter_2025.pdf 6/14/2024 no applicants
Wed, 03/20/2024 - 12:00pm NRC: University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP) 31310024K0001 PDF icon 02_FY24 Research NOFO Final.pdf 04/01/2024 Mohamed El-Genk; Minghui Chen
Mon, 03/18/2024 - 12:00pm NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) NSF 23-538, RP track only PDF icon NSF_PFI_OVPRltr_SOI_pre-proposal_2024.pdf SOI 3/18/24, Pre-proposal 4/1/2024, Full Proposal 5/7/2024 Raj Mahto