SUNY Oneonta

External Funding Opportunities

SUNY Competitive Funding Programs

 

Institution-wide Opportunities

The Department of Education invites applications for the International Research and Studies Program to conduct research and studies to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields. The two competitive preference priorities are: Priority 1 - Research Projects, Surveys, and Studies regarding U.S. School-based Dual Language Immersion Programs; and Priority 2 - Research Projects, Surveys, and Studeos on the Outcomes of International Education Programs for US Postsecondary Education Students. The estimated average size of the award is $71,232/year for up to 36 months. Application deadline: August 14, 2017.

SELECTED OPPORTUNITIES BY SCHOOL

School of Arts and Humanities

NEH has recently announced two Humanities Connections Grants: The Humanities Connections Implementation Grants and Humanities Connections Planning Grants  to support innovative approaches that foster productive partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs (such as business, engineering, health sciences, law, computer science and other technology driven fields). Planning grants are for up to $35,000 for a grant period of 12 months. Humanities Connections Implementation Grants are for up to $100,000 for a grant period of 18-36 months. The deadline for proposals for both types of grants is October 17, 2017. (“Implementation grant proposals must show unambiguous evidence of preceding planning work and present a defined rationale with clear intellectual and logistical objectives that are supported by institutional commitment.”)

The National Endowment for the Humanities/ National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities' Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. These grants support full or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Draft proposals may be submitted no later than October 15. The deadline for completed applications is December 6, 2017.

American Council of Learned Societies invites proposals in the humanities and social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective on Chinese culture and society. Up to $25,000 is available for conferences; $10,000- $15,000 for workshops and seminars; and up to $6,000 for planning meetings. Applications are due by November 8, 2017 for events held between June 2018 and December 2019.

School of Economics and Business

Marketing Science Institute (MSI) supports research with the potential application by managers as well as more basic or exploratory work. Academic researchers can apply for grants for research projects generally in the range of $3,000 -$20,000. Proposals may be submitted at any time.

School of Education and Human Ecology

American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)- Venture Fund is a resource for AAPT members to promote the development and marketing of innovative teaching products and services for physics and other sciences.

NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants support funding for National Education Association members who are public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education to participate in professional development experiences and collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff. Applications are due at any time and are reviewed three times per year. See program link for more details.

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Carnegie Corporation of New York: Urban and Higher Education Pathways to Education program has three major goals: Addressing the lack of alignment in student learning expectations between K-12 and postsecondary education; Improving postsecondary education, including through co-requisite and other innovative models; and Strengthening postsecondary STEM learning, particularly in mathematics. There are no deadlines, a letter of inquiry is required.

American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)- Venture Fund is a resource for AAPT members to promote the development and marketing of innovative teaching products and services for physics and other sciences.

School of Social Sciences

Roosevelt (Franklin D.) Presidential Library and Museum: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Grants-in-Aid supports a program of small grants-in-aid, not to exceed $2,500, in support of research on the “Roosevelt years” or clearly related subjects. Funds are awarded for the sole purpose of helping to defray living, travel, and related expenses incurred while conducting research at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Presidential Library. The grants program is particularly designed to encourage younger scholars to expand our knowledge and understanding of the Roosevelt period. Deadline for grant submission is November 15.

Association for Social Economics, William R. Waters Research Grant awards up to $5,000 for junior faculty to promote research in social economics and the social economy. Possible topics include: the role of social values in economic life, economic policy and social wellbeing, social capital, social norms, social networks, human capabilities, workplace policies and social justice, corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investment, microfinance, ethics and economics, poverty, inequality, and policies related to health, education, and welfare. Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017.

Russell Sage Foundation: Social Inequality Grants support innovative research that broadens the understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequalities in the U.S. Awards are available for up to $150,000 (including overhead) for two years and presidential awards of up to $35,000 with no overhead. A letter of inquiry is required. If the Foundation determines that the project aligns with its priorities and available funding, the applicant will be invited to submit a full proposal. LOI deadlines are January 9, 2017 and May 31, 2017 with invited proposals due March 13, 2017 and August 15, 2017 respectively.

Sociological Initiatives Foundation supports research that furthers social change, including language learning and behavior and tis intersection with social and policy questions. Grants range from $10,000 - $20,000. Short concept proposals are due on August 15 each year. A limited number of applicants are then invited to submit full proposals in November.

American Council of Learned Societies invites proposals in the humanities and social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective on Chinese culture and society. Up to $25,000 is available for conferences; $10,000- $15,000 for workshops and seminars; and up to $6,000 for planning meetings. Applications are due by November 8, 2017 for events held between June 2018 and December 2019.