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 9/17/18
Deadline Sponsor Program Number of Proposals Allowed Number of Proposals Available Indicate Interest ASAP or by date indicated
Organic Valley Coop Farmers Advocating for Organic Program Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
9/17/18 National Science Foundation
Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering and Information (Q-AMASE-i) 1 as lead 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
9/19/18 National Science Foundation

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science

3 as lead
< 2 may have an engineering focus;
Only 1 may have a computer and/or information science focus
3 Contact Kathy Cataneo
9/21/18 National Science Foundation
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS) 1 as lead, regardless of track;
May serve as the non-lead institution of a collaborative project more than once per competition
1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
9/25/18 National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NINDS Neuronscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)

1 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends 2 0 Preliminary proposals were due to UNH Center for the Humanities by  August 24.
9/27/18 National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)

2 2 Contact Kathy Cataneo
9/27/18 National Science Foundation

Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

2 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo


Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Grants in early childhood welfare; early childhood education and play; and parenting education Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso


Dobles Foundation Support for efforts to advance the prevention, treatment, and/or recovery from substance abuse/misuse Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso


Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Research Awards – Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement Varies There are often several faculty groups interested; the CFR Office will work with you to ensure that all interested parties are represented to Spencer Contact Suellen Peluso
10/12/18 National Science Foundation
Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) Thematic Collections Networks (TCN) as lead; may
Mabe involved in more than 1 collaborative effort as non-lead
1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
10/15/18 Madelaine G. von Weber Trust Grants for innovative opportunities that will have a lasting effect on New Hampshire and its residents in areas of environment and conservation; music and arts; and social services Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
11/1/18 Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Small Research Grants Varies There are often several faculty groups interested; the CFR Office will work with you to ensure that all interested parties are represented to Spencer Contact Suellen Peluso
11/7/18 National Science Foundation
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) 3 as lead;
no limit as subaward
2 Contact Kathy Cataneo
11/26/18 National Science Foundation
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) 1 as lead An internal competition is underway Deadline: Monday 10/15/18 5:00 PM

Contact Mark Milutinovich

Stage 1 Application
Brady Education Foundation Existing Program Evaluation Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program 2 proposals per competition as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee. Organizations participating solely as evaluators on projects are excluded from this limitation 0 If interested in submitting for the 2019 deadline, contact Mark Milutinovich
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

An internal competition is underway

Intent to Participate Form due Wednesday, 9/12/18 5:00 PM

UNH Preproposal due Wednesday, 10/17/18 5:00 PM

Contact Kathy Cataneo

Ongoing Opportunities --

Selected Not-for-profit Sponsors

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

None at this time