Vice President for Research & Economic Development
Proposal Services & Faculty Support
February Funding Focus Newsletter Special Release
What is a Limited Submission?
A limited submission solicitation (RFA, RFP, etc.) places a cap on the number of proposals that Auburn may submit to a sponsor. Auburn coordinates limited submissions by sending out a notification via this newsletter and creating competitions in the Auburn University Competition Space (also known as InfoReady).To apply to any limited submission posted below, click on the above link and search for your competition reflected on the page. Please refer to the Limited Submission Procedures page for a list of requirements.
Limited Submission Announcements

The purpose of the Program is to attract future aircraft pilots, aerospace engineers, or unmanned aircraft systems operators to the aviation industry throughout the United States. The types of projects that are eligible for award under the Program are projects: 
  • (A) to create and deliver curriculum[1] designed to provide high school students with meaningful aviation education that is designed to prepare the students to become aircraft pilots, aerospace engineers, or unmanned aircraft systems operators; or
  • [1] The proposed project may utilize an applicant’s existing training curriculum as well, provided that such curriculum is consistent with the eligibility requirements set forth herein.
  • (B) to support the professional development of teachers using the curriculum described in subparagraph (A).

Institutional Limit: 1 Proposal
Internal Deadline: February 17, 2021 4:45 pm
Proposal Deadline: March 22, 2021 11:59 pm EST

Separate workshops will be held to introduce and explain the Creative Work and Social Impact Scholarship Funding Program (CWSIS) and the Research Support Program (RSP) Internal Awards Programs. The workshops are designed to introduce these new awards programs, the funding levels, application and review processes, and key dates. There will be two opportunities to sign up for each program. The sessions will be recorded and made available after the workshops as well.

  • Introduction and program description
  • Video tutorial
  • Review process
  • Remarks by ADRs
  • Proposal development
  • Time for questions and answers

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:30 pm

RSP (SP410)
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00 am
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:30 pm

You can register for the workshops through FastTrain (Zoom link will be provided). The sign-in for FastTrain is located within the AU Access Portal. If you have any questions about FastTrain, please contact

If you have questions about the workshops, please contact Dr. Robert Holm at or x4-5877.
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