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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, 08/12/2021 - 12:00pm National Endowment for the Humanities: 2022 Summer Stipend Grant Program PDF icon NEH_SumStip2022_OVPRltr.pdf 09/22/2021 Aaron Cayer; Belinda Wallace
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 12:00pm Simons Foundation Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science PDF icon OVPR_Simons Foundation_2021 with attachment.pdf 10/20/2021 TBD
Mon, 08/02/2021 - 12:00pm NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) PDF icon RFA-RM-21-025_ FIRST Cohort.pdf 09/24/2021 Jane Ellen Smith
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 12:00pm NEA American Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations PDF icon OVPR_NEA_American Rescue Plan.pdf 08/12/2021 Juniper Leherissey (Harwood)
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:00pm NSF: GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges, (NSF 21-594) PDF icon OVPR Ltr_NSF Germination.pdf 08/27/2021 no proposals
Fri, 07/16/2021 - 5:00pm The Searle Scholars Program PDF icon Limited Comp Announcement Searle Scholars 2021 Final.pdf Due to Kinship Foundation 09/30/2021 Jing Pu, HSC
Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:00pm NSF: Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) Alliances NSF 20-569 PDF icon OVPR_NSF_INCLUDESAlliance_2021.pdf Rqd LOI 10/04/2021; FP due 01/25/2022 Andrea Polli
Tue, 06/29/2021 - 12:00pm McCune Foundation Grant PDF icon McCune-UNM OVPR Letter 2021_MCF.pdf 09/15/2021 Aijuan Cun, Claude Morelli, Lea McChesney, Mary Tsiongas, Naomi Shin
Tue, 06/29/2021 - 12:00pm DoD: FY 21 Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) – Capacity Building (CB) FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0008 PDF icon OVPR_DEPSCoR_2021_ltr_rev_Final.pdf Required white paper due 9/20/21; Encouraged full proposals due 2/22/22 Ivan Deutsch
Fri, 06/25/2021 - 12:00pm Department of State: Promoting American Leadership, Values, and Economic Prosperity in Artificial Intelligence (SFOP008191) PDF icon Limited Comp Announcement SFOP0008191.pdf 07/21/2021 11:59 EST no proposals