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 9/4/19

Deadline Sponsor Program Number of Proposals Allowed Number of Proposals Available Indicate Interest ASAP or by date indicated

Prelim Prop

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

3 proposals

No more than 2 may have an engineering focus
Only 1 may have a computer and/or information science focus

3 Contact Kathy Cataneo


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends 2


Deadline to submit preliminary proposals to the UNH for Center for the Humanities was August 23, 2019

Contact Katie Umans for more information


National Institutes of Health (NIH) NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) 1 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo


National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program 2 2 Contact Kathy Cataneo
10/11/19 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC)

1 Thematic Collections Networks (TCN) as lead

May be involved in more than one collaborative effort as non-lead

1 Contact Kathy Cataneo

Brief Proposal
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals Varies n/a Contact Nancy Broude
Recommended LOI
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Simons Foundation Targeted Grants in Math & Physical Sciences Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
11/5/19 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

1 proposal as lead

May be a subawardee on other proposals

1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
11/6/19 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

3 as lead

No limit as subaward

3 Contact Kathy Cataneo
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Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration Varies n/a Contact Suellen Peluso
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National Science Foundation (NSF)

Critical-Zone Collaborative Network

(Successor to the Critical Zone Observatories (CZO) program)

4 proposals per organization:

    3 Thematic Clusters
+ 1 Coordinating Hub

3 + 1 Contact Kathy Cataneo
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National Science Foundation (NSF) 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

Watch for announcement of internal competition in mid-September Contact Kathy Cataneo


National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

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

Internal Competition
Oct 16, 5 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