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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
Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:00pm NSF Partnerships for Innovation (NSF 19-506) Microsoft Office document icon NSF_PFI_OVPRltr_SOI_pre-proposal_2021.doc 02/10/2021 Steve Brueck and Juan Faria
Wed, 12/16/2020 - 12:00pm NSF Research Traineeship Program (NSF 21-536) PDF icon OVPR_NSF_NRT_2021.pdf 02/25/2021 Marek Osinski, Victor Acosta
Wed, 12/09/2020 - 12:00pm Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program PDF icon Camille Dreyfus_LC_PrelimProp_2021.pdf 02/04/2021 no proposals
Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:00pm NSF Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM), NSF 21-510 PDF icon LC Opportunity Letter_NSF PREM_2021.pdf 02/05/2021 no proposals
Tue, 12/01/2020 - 12:00pm Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards PDF icon ORAU_pre-prop_2021.pdf 01/06/2021 - 10am MT Anjali Mulchandani & Dongchang Chen
Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:00pm NSF: EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC), NSF 21-518 PDF icon LC Opportunity Letter_NSF EPSCoR FEC Track 2_2021.pdf Rqd LOI Due 12/18/2020; FP Due 01/25/2021 Mahmoud Taha
Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:00pm NSF Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) - NSF 19-609 PDF icon OVPR_NSF ER2_SOI_2021.pdf 02/22/2021 Bill Gannon
Tue, 11/03/2020 - 12:00pm Brain Research Foundation (BFR) Seed Grant Program PDF icon OVPR_Brain Research Foundation_SOI_2021.pdf Rqd LOI Due 01/05/2021; Invited FP Due 3/30/2021 no proposals
Mon, 11/02/2020 - 12:00pm NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions PDF icon OVPR_NEH_Preservation_Assistant_SOI.pdf 01/14/2021 Suzan Reagan
Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:00pm USDA NIFA Women and Minorities in STEM Fields (WAMS) Program PDF icon OVPR_USDA_NIFA_HSI_SOI 2021.pdf 01/21/2021 no proposals