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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
Wed, 07/05/2023 - 12:00pm Library of Congress, Of the People: Widening the Path: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative-Higher Education PDF icon Library Of Congress CCDI OVPR Letter_2023 final.pdf 9/7/2023 TBD
Wed, 06/21/2023 - 12:00pm NEH, 2024 Summer Stipend Grant Program PDF icon NEH_SumStip2024_OVPRltr.pdf 9/20/2023 TBD
Tue, 06/13/2023 - 12:00pm NSF, BioFoundries to Enable Access to Infrastructure and Resources for Advancing Modern Biology and Biotechnology (BioFoundries), (NSF 23-585) PDF icon NSF BioFoundries_OVPR Letter 2023.pdf Letter of Intent due: 8/01/2023; Full proposals due: 10/02/2023 TBD
Tue, 06/06/2023 - 12:00pm DOS, DRL Nothing About Us Without Us: Building Evidence for an Integrated Human Rights Framework and Justice in Evaluation Practice, (SFOP0009665) PDF icon DOS DRL Nothing About Us Without Us_OVPR Letter 2023.pdf 7/18/2023 None
Tue, 06/06/2023 - 12:00pm Dept of Education: 2023 Rural Postsecondary & Economic Development (RPED) program PDF icon Final_FY 2023 RPED Application Book Draft.pdf 6/20/2023 Samuel Dosumu
Mon, 06/05/2023 - 12:00pm NSF Research Traineeship (NRT), (NSF 21-536) PDF icon NSF NRT OVPRLetter_2023.pdf 09/06/2023 Marek Osinski, Meeko Oishi
Mon, 06/05/2023 - 12:00pm Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grant Program PDF icon Mallinckrodt Foundation_OVPR letter_2023.pdf 8/01/2023 TBD
Fri, 06/02/2023 - 12:00pm NM AG's Office, Google, NM Community Trust; Google Kids Initiative PDF icon Google Kids_OVPR Letter 2023.pdf 6/13/2023 Elsa Maria Castillo
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 12:00pm NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase 1 (P20) PAR-22-250 PDF icon NIH COBRE_OVPRltr_2023.pdf 01/30/2024 TBD
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 12:00pm EDA: 2023 STEM Talent Challenge PDF icon FY 23 STEM Talent Challenge NOFO.pdf 6/12/2023 Robert DelCampo