For Faculty & Staff
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations. Grand Challenges Explorations foster early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million.
- Deadline: May 3, 2017
- Award Submission Details
Growing Convergence Research at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of 10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments. NSF seeks to highlight the value of convergence as a process for catalyzing new research directions and advancing scientific discovery and innovation. This set of opportunities explores Convergence approaches within four of the research-focused NSF Big Ideas:
- Harnessing the Data Revolution for 21st Century Science and Engineering
- Navigating the New Arctic
- The Quantum Leap: Leading the Next Quantum Revolution
- Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Shaping the Future
- Deadline: May 15, 2017
- Summary of Opportunities
Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation Awards Program in Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery ResearchSUPPORTING INNOVATIVE DRUG DISCOVERY RESEARCH IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
The goal of the Thome Memorial Foundation Awards Program in Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery Research is to support innovative drug discovery research that will lead to improved therapies for individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
- Deadline: June 2, 2017
- Updated Initial Guidelines
The Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund supports research projects for students during the summer or for an academic semester; it also provides funding to students who are presenting their work at conferences. ALL disciplines are welcome, including all areas of the creative arts and the humanities.
Additional Funding Opportunities
Provost Research Awards support early stage, innovative scholarly inquiry and creative activities that have the potential for significant, sustained impact.
Grants are intended to promote excellence in teaching through the development of innovative instructional methods, new methods of assessing learning or the redesign or courses using technology.
A convenient place for Division of Science faculty, postdocs, and grads to find almost everything to do with research support in the sciences.
The Virtual Incubator is the focal point for people at Brandeis interested in technology commercialization--the intersection of business and science.
To encourage and support entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community, including students (graduate and undergraduate), postdocs, faculty and staff.
To encourage and support entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community for students (graduate and undergraduate), postdocs, faculty and staff in the Division of Science.
The Office of Research Administration also provides links to resources to provide support. Qualified pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students may Apply for Fellowship Opportunities from various funding agencies.
Brandeis University’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) is a resource for Brandeis faculty who are interested in securing support from corporations or foundations to support their research, teaching, and outreach projects. The University subscribes to comprehensive databases of government and non-government funding opportunities in all fields, searchable by discipline, eligibility, funding types, sponsor types, deadline, and keyword.
Fellowship opportunities are organized so you can search based on your class standing. Remember that "research" really means independent investigation in any field of study!
The Hiatt Career Center’s platform for events, internships, jobs, and employers. Hiatt also provides support for undergraduate students who pursue unpaid summer internships.