Skip to content Skip to navigation


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. 

For questions, please contact
UNM Deadline Award Title File Download Agency Deadline Awardee
Thu, 08/27/2020 - 12:00pm Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program NSF 20-595 PDF icon OVPR_NSF IGE_Statement of Interest 2020.pdf 11/4/20 TBD
Mon, 08/17/2020 - 12:00pm NSF: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) NSF 15-576 PDF icon NSF Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections SOI 2020.pdf 10/09/2020 TBD
Wed, 08/12/2020 - 12:00pm National Endowment for the Humanities: 2021 Summer Stipend Grant Program PDF icon NEH_SumStip2021_OVPRltr.pdf 09/23/2020 TBD
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:00pm Con Alma Health Foundation’s: COVID-19 Relief for Immigrant Communities in New Mexico PDF icon Con Alma_COVID-19 Relief for Immigrant Communities_2020.pdf 08/14/2020 TBD
Wed, 07/15/2020 - 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_2020.pdf Rqd LOI - 10/05/2020; FP Due - 01/26/2021 Andrea Polli
Thu, 07/09/2020 - 5:00pm Searle Scholars Program PDF icon Searle Scholars_OVPR 2020.pdf 09/30/2020 TBD
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:00pm Con Alma Health Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Project PDF icon Con Alma COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Limited Comp Letter.pdf 3/1/2021 Elba L. Saavedra Ferrer; Janet Page-Reeves (HSC)
Tue, 06/23/2020 - 12:00pm NSF: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program) 19-540 PDF icon OVPR_NSF IUSE_HSI_Preproposal 2020.pdf 09/16/2020 no proposals
Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:00pm Fiscal Year 2021 DoD Research and Education Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI) Equipment/Instrumentation (W911NF-20-S-0010) PDF icon LC Opportunity Letter_DOD_HBCUMI_ Equip_2020.pdf Suspended: UNM is ineligible this year Suspended: UNM is ineligible this year
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 12:00pm W.M. Keck Foundation Grant Opportunity PDF icon WM Keck Foundation_OVPR letter.pdf Phase 1 application due 11/01/2020 TBD