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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
Thu, 05/25/2023 - 12:00pm NSF: ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE), (NSF 20-554)—Partnership track ONLY PDF icon NSF ADVANCE OVPRLetter 2023.pdf Required LOI due 08/07/2023; Full Proposals due 11/1/2023 no applicants
Tue, 05/23/2023 - 12:00pm DHS, Terrorism and Targeted Violence Research and Evaluation PDF icon Terrorism Research letter 2023.pdf May 23, 2023 no applicants
Mon, 05/15/2023 - 12:00pm NIH, Director’s Early Independence Awards (RFA-RM-23-007) PDF icon NIH Directors Early Independence Letter_2023_Rev.pdf 9/6/2023 Richard Greene
Wed, 05/10/2023 - 12:00pm (first-come, first-served) DOE, Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP), (DE-FOA-0002820) PDF icon DOE MSIPP_OVPRLetter_2023.pdf Expression of Interest Email due 05/12/2023; Concept Papers due 05/30/2023; Full Applications due 08/31/2023 Dimiter Vassilev: Soil and Groundwater Remediation; no applicants: Radioactive Tank Waste; Cybersecurity, Robotics and CS
Fri, 05/05/2023 - 12:00pm Department of State, Humanitarian Research, (SFOP0009616) PDF icon DOS Humanitarian Research_OVPR Letter 2023.pdf 5/29/2023 Jessica Goodkind
Tue, 05/02/2023 - 12:00pm Dept. of Ed, Developing HSIs, (ED-GRANTS-040622-001) PDF icon Developing HSIs Letter_OVPR Letter 2023.pdf 6/13/2023 Elizabeth Diane Torres-Velasquez
Tue, 05/02/2023 - 12:00pm NSF, Building the Prototype Open Knowledge Network (NSF 23-571) PDF icon NSF Proto-OKN letter_rev.pdf 6/20/2023 Rob Delcampo
Fri, 04/28/2023 - 12:00pm US Department of Education: FY 2023 Application for Grants Under The Open Textbooks Pilot Program PDF icon otp application booklet instructions.pdf 05/16/2023 Jennifer Jordan
Fri, 04/28/2023 - 12:00pm Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award PDF icon BRF-SIA_OVPR_Letter_2023.pdf Required LOI due 6/22/2023; Invited full proposal due 10/10/2023 Dario Marchetti
Thu, 04/27/2023 - 12:00pm Pew Biomedical Scholars Program PDF icon Pew OVPR Letter 2023.pdf Nominee due 5/17/2023; full application due 9/7/2023 Sascha R.A. Alles