Current LSP Deadlines

Look on the Limited Submission Programs overview page for more information about the UNH process for selection of applicants to LSPs and special considerations when applying to foundations and other not-for-profit sponsors.

For any of the programs shown in the tables below, send an email to the contact provided to get more information or to indicate your interest in applying.

Opportunities with Submission Deadlines --
Federal Sponsors & Selected Not-for-Profit Sponsors

UPDATED 1/11/19
Deadline Sponsor Program Number of Proposals Allowed Number of Proposals Available Indicate Interest ASAP or by date indicated
1/17/19 National Science Foundation
Partnerships for Innovation - Research Partnerships (PFI-RP) Track 1 Internal competition
is closed
Contact Kathy Cataneo (competition) or Mark Milutinovich (technical assistance)
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund Large Grants Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso

Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund

Local Grant Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
1/22/19 National Science Foundation
Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

2 in Track 1 ($100,001 - $999,999 requested NSF Funds)
1 in Track 2
($1M -$4M requested NSF funds);


Can be funded as subawardee on development proposal up to 20% of total amt without it counting toward institutional limit

Internal competition
has closed

Contact Kathy Cataneo
1/23/19 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25) 1 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
1/24/19 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25) 1 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
1/24/19 National Science Foundation
IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) 2 2 Contact Kathy Cataneo
1/25/19 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 1 per review cycle 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
2/1/19 Boston Foundation Open Door Grants Program Varies n/a Contact Nancy Broude
2/1/19 Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
2/4/19 National Science Foundation
Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC) Building Capacity for HDR 1 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
2/4/19 National Science Foundation

Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP)

1 as lead 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
2/8/19 (3:00 pm, EST)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Health and Climate Solutions Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
2/14/19 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works

1 proposal per organization per year (February or July deadlines)

An organization may submit more than one application in the Art Works category through the Media Arts discipline at the July 11, 2019, deadline.

Organization not apply to Art Works if it applies to Challenge America program.

1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
Concept Application
Kessler Foundation Signature Employment Grants Varies n/a Contact Nancy Broude
2/22/19 National Science Foundation
Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) 1 as lead
No limit as non-lead collaborator or subawardee
1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
3/4/19 National Science Foundation
Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research 1 as lead
May be a sub-awardee on other proposals
1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
3/12/19 National Science Foundation
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) 3 proposals

Internal competition deadline:
Jan 22, 2019
5:00 PM 

Details & Guidelines

Contact Kathy Cataneo
3/27/19 National Science Foundation
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

1 proposal (as lead or partner) from each constituent school or college that awards degrees in an eligible field

COLSA has selected its applicant

CEPS is considering candidates

Contact your college dean
4/2/19 National Science Foundation
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) --NSF INCLUDES Alliances

1 proposal as lead

May participate as a collaborating institution in other alliances


Contact Mark Milutinovich

4/11/19 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Challenge America

1 proposal per organization

If an organization applies to the Challenge America program it may not also apply to the Art Works program.

1 Contact Kathy Cataneo


Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)

Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management Grants Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso

Ongoing Opportunities --

Selected Not-for-profit Sponsors

Contact Suellen Peluso for more information about approaching these sponsors.  
Availability Sponsor Program

None at this time