Funding Opportunities

Healthcare Infection Society Travel Grants
The sponsor provides travel grants, which are primarily intended to enable trainees to attend meetings of educational benefit, particularly if research is to be presented. They may also be use to support visitors from overseas (eg. developing countries) who wish to undertake an attachment in the UK. Deadline(s): Ongoing

Gates (Bill and Melinda) Foundation Global Health Program
The Foundation provides funding to ensure that their work in nutrition impacts many of the heath issues and is central to their success in helping all people lead healthy, productive lives. Deadline(s): Ongoing

Gates (Bill and Melinda) Foundation Nutrition Grants
The sponsor's Global Health Division aims to harness advances in science and technology to save lives in developing countries. Deadline(s): Ongoing

MAP International International Medical Fellowship
The MAP International Missions Fellowship encourages experienced professionals to become involved in global health issues through service/learning opportunities that provide firsthand exposure to the health, social and cultural characteristics of a developing world community within a Christian context. Deadline(s): Ongoing

Bolsas de Pos-Doc/Fiocruz Visiting Professor Program
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz;, an institution affiliated to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, is building the Center for Technological Development in Health. To mobilize and strengthen the human resources needed, Fiocruz and CAPES (an agency of the Ministry of Education) have dedicated fellowships for PhD's to collaborate with the CDTS. Deadline(s): Ongoing

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Maurice R. Hilleman Early-Stage Career Investigator Award
This award recognizes promising scientists in the early stages of their careers in any field of vaccinology, from basic research, through pre-clinical and clinical studies, manufacturing, and production, to related research in public health, agriculture, health delivery, policy, and regulatory matters. Deadline(s): 05/01/2014

John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund for Biomedical Research Bridging Grant
This grant aims to assist UTMB Investigators with unfunded federal grant applications (with a project period greater than two years) that have received favorable reviews and scores, and are eligible for resubmission. The Sealy Grant Program will bridge these proposals by providing a limited amount of funding for one year. Deadline(s): LOI 05/01/2014

John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund for Biomedical Research Pilot Grant
This grant helps to stimulate the development of new research initiatives through the support of pilot projects that have a very high probability of attracting new biomedical research grants to UTMB. Applications from both new and established investigators are encouraged. Deadline(s): LOI 05/01/2014

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2014 Grand Challenges
Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Deadline(s): 05/06/2014

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01)
The proposed programs may address scientific areas relevant to the NIAID mission including the biology, pathogenesis, and host response to microbes, including HIV; the mechanisms of normal immune function and immune dysfunction resulting in autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, allergy, asthma, and transplant rejection; and translational research to develop vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to prevent and treat infectious, immune-mediated, and allergic diseases. Deadline(s): 05/07/2014, 05/29/2014

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS NIAID Resource-Related Research Projects (R24)
NIAID invites submission of investigator-initiated Resource-Related Research Projects (R24) applications. The proposed resource must provide a significant benefit to currently funded high priority projects in need of further coordination and support in the areas specified. Deadline(s): 05/07/2014, 05/29/2014

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) provides support for international training opportunities in arbovirology and emerging diseases for those with an MD, DVM, PhD or the equivalent. Financial support of $25,000 is provided to help defray travel costs, living expenses and/or research abroad. Deadline(s): 05/14/2014

Limited Competition: Global Health Research and Research Training eCapacity Initiative (R25)
This FOA encourages applications from current or former FIC grantees or collaborators who propose innovative research education programs to teach researchers at low and middle income country (LMIC) institutions the knowledge and skills necessary to incorporate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into global health research and research training. Deadline(s): 05/15/2014 (LOI due 04/15/2014)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases International Research in Infectious Diseases, including AIDS (R01)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage the submission of R01 applications from institutions in eligible foreign countries to conduct studies in infectious disease research. Collaborations with investigators in the United States (U.S.) are encouraged but not required. These grants will serve to build independent research capacity by providing direct funding to investigators who do not currently have NIH-funded grant or contract awards for research projects. The intent of these activities is to advance the development of local scientific expertise. Deadline(s): 05/22/2014 (LOI due 30 days before)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Prevention Innovation Program (PIP) (R01)
(NIAID) invites applications for non-vaccine biomedical prevention (nBP) research. The PIP is intended to support high-risk/innovative research and development efforts to establish and maintain a sustainable pipeline for the prevention of HIV acquisition/transmission. Deadline(s): 06/10/2014, 07/10/2014

Limited Competition: Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (D43)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications for research training programs to strengthen the HIV research capacity at low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions. Each application must focus the proposed training program to build or strengthen research capacity in a defined HIV-related scientific topic at one identified LMIC institution. This FOA will utilize the NIH D43 International Research Training Grant award mechanism. Deadline(s): 06/24/2014

Limited Competition: Planning Grant for Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country institutions (D71)
Fogarty International Center (FIC) and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) invite institutions in eligible low-and middle-income countries (LMIC) to submit an application for a planning grant under the Fogarty HIV Research Training Program. This program supports research training that will strengthen the HIV research capacity of institutions in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC). The planning grant application must propose a plan to develop the components necessary for an application for a research training program. Deadline(s): 06/24/2014

Limited Competition: Training Programs for Critical HIV Research Infrastructure for Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (G11)
Fogarty International Center (FIC) and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) invite iU.S. institutions with research collaborations at low-and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions to submit applications for training programs to strengthen the leadership and expertise in selected critical research infrastructure areas at their collaborating LMIC institutions. Deadline(s): 06/24/2014

Council for International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Program - Africa - Botswana - HIV/AIDS
The sponsor provides a teaching/research award at the University of Botswana, Department of the scholar's specialization or the Center for the Study of HIV and AIDS, Gaborone. Deadline(s): 08/01/2014

Council for International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Programs - Africa - South Africa - Science and Technology, Public Health and Health Sciences
The sponsor provides teaching, teaching/research, or research awards in Science and Technology, Public Health, and Health Sciences at any of the 23 universities or technical universities in the new higher education structure. Deadline(s): 08/01/2014

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