VP for Research & Economic Development
Proposal Services & Faculty Support
May Funding Focus #1
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NIH R15 (AREA) WEBINAR - MAY 16, 2018 - 1 - 2 PM CST
Auburn Faculty are invited to participate in a Zoom meeting with Dr. Alexandra Ainsztein , National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) program director and institutional point of contact for the R15 (AREA) program. Dr. Ainsztein will provide an overview of the new NIGMS R15 solicitation, the rationale behind the changes, and how best to address the updated requirements.  
The presentation will be Wednesday, May 16, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST (1:00 – 2:00 PM Central). Log-in information is as follows:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/8659742044
Or via telephone:
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) / +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) /  +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 865 974 2044 / Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/u/hbtV8eih
As Auburn is currently still eligible to submit R15 proposals, please feel free to participate, as well as share this information with faculty within your colleges who might benefit from this session.
Internal Deadline - June 1, 2018
The PEW Charitable Trusts has invited Auburn University to nominate a single candidate for the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences Award. Applicant details can be found in AU Competition Space.
Submission Deadline - June 11th
The GRO Program is Samsung Electronics and affiliates academic research collaboration platform. Samsung annually calls for innovative research proposals, open to world leading universities to foster collaborative research relationships. Selected projects will be funded for one year.  Projects may be extended on an annual basis up to three years, based on research outcomes and necessity for further research partnership determined by Samsung. The program seeks proposals from researchers for novel research in 27 theme areas.
Deadline - June 29, 2018 - 5 PM CST
The Alabama Water Resources Conference will be held Thursday & Friday, Sept. 6-7, 2018 at the  Perdido Beach Resort Hotel and Convention Center  in Orange Beach, Alabama. 
Immediately preceding on Wednesday, Sept. 5 th , the Alabama Section of AWRA will host a Water Resources Symposium . These meetings will provide an excellent forum for updates on the status and issues regarding the many multi-disciplinary aspects of current and future water use, management, and conservation issues. Visit our website for additional information about the symposium, conference, and venue. We hope you will consider submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation. The deadline to submit abstracts for all oral presentations, posters, or organized sessions is 5:00 pm, Friday, June 29, 2018 . This deadline applies to all submissions, student and non-student.  Please find information regarding abstract submission and the student presentation competition in the Participation section of the conference website.
Agency Deadline: July 1 / November 1
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in hand before beginning the fellowship, but may apply while completing the degree requirements.
Stipends start at $60,000 per year, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and for certain academic specialties.
Limit: 2 / Internal Deadline: August 1, 2018 5pm CST
Applicants should read the NEH guidelines and submit a polished draft of the NEH application form, which is composed of:
  • The cover sheet
  • 3-page narrative
  • 1 page bibliography (which should demonstrate preparation for the project)
  • 2-page resume (in editing the full resume, proof of competence for the project should be a priority)
  • Appendices if relevant
Applications should be submitted to pkrb@auburn.edu  
The selection committee will work with the selected nominees to refine their proposals before the NEH deadline which is September 26, 2017.
Proposal Services & Faculty Support