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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, 09/13/2019 - 5:00pm McCune Foundation Grant PDF icon McCune-UNM OVPR Letter 2019.pdf One submission per department See your Department Chair
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:00pm NSF Critical-Zone Collaborative Network, NSF 19-586 PDF icon OVPR_NSF_CZCN_SOI-2019.pdf 12/02/2019 TBD
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:00pm National Endowment for the Humanities: 2020 Summer Stipend Grant Program PDF icon NEH_SumStip2020_OVPRltr.pdf 09/25/2019 TBD
Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:00pm NSF Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research (NSF 19-587) PDF icon OVPR_NSF_AdvCompSystems_SOI_2019.pdf 11/05/2019 TBD
Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:00pm Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program) 19-540 PDF icon OVPR_NSF IUSE_HSI_Pre-proposal 2019.pdf 09/18/2019 TBD
Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:00pm NSF: Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC) NSF 19-578 PDF icon OVPR_NSF PFC_Letter 2019.pdf 8/1/2019 required preliminary proposals due Douglas Fields
Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:00pm NSF: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program NSF 17-585 PDF icon OVPR_NSF IGE_Statement of Interest 2019.pdf 9/27/2019 TBD
Wed, 07/10/2019 - 5:00pm Searle Scholars Program PDF icon OVPRltr_Searle Scholars_2019.pdf 09/27/2019 TBD
Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:00pm Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grant Application Program PDF icon LC_Mallinckrodt Foundation_2019_preproposal.pdf 08/01/2019 Mark Walker
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:00pm NEA Research Labs PDF icon OVPR_NEA_Research Labs_Statement of Interest 2019.pdf 07/15/2019 no proposals