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Internal competition is necessary when an external funding solicitation mandates a limited number of submissions to 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, 09/14/2018 - 5:00pm McCune Foundation Grant PDF icon McCune Foundation Grant_2018_preproposal.pdf One submission per department See your Department Chair
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00pm NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) NSF 17-573 PDF icon NSF AISL_OVPRltr Prelimproposal letter.pdf 11/07/2018 TBD
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:00pm NEH 2019 Summer Stipends PDF icon NEH_SumStip2019_OVPRltr.pdf 09/26/2018 TBD
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) (PAR-17-312) PDF icon NIH Neuroscience Development SOI 2018.pdf Full Proposals Due 9/25/18; Non-required LOIs due 30 days prior. no proposals
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00pm Simons Foundation Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems Program PDF icon OVPR_Simons Foundation_2018_statement of interest.pdf 10/31/2018 no proposals
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00pm NSF: Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Research Infrastructure (CRI) Institutional Infrastructure (II) - NSF 17-581 PDF icon NSF CISE Research Infrastructure_SOI.pdf Required pre-proposals due 11/7/18. Full proposals due 1/10/19 Fernando Moreu and Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:00pm Jennifer Riordan E2E Grant (JRE2E) PDF icon Jennifer Riordan E2E Grant_OVPRltr_for_2018.pdf 08/17/2018 no proposals
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 5:00pm Searle Scholars Program PDF icon Searle Scholars_OVPRltr 2018.pdf 09/28/2018 Matthew Lakin
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00pm NSF: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program, NSF 17-585 PDF icon NSF IGE_OVPRltr 2018.pdf 09/27/2018 Anne Compton, Fernando Moreu
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00pm NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants PDF icon NEH_Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants_OVPRltr_RevMF.pdf 08/09/2018 Diana Gaston