New Funding Opportunities

The following funding opportunities were published in the Pittsburgh Quantum Institute newsletter.

Secretary of the Air Force (SecAF) 2030 Science and Technology (S&T) Study Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced in September 2017 the inception of the “S&T Strategy 2030” study. The study’s objective is to update the Air Force methods for conducting research and development to meet the projected national security challenges of 2030.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Amount:  Upper $250,000 USD Lower $100,000 USD
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Central Research Development Fund (CRDF)
The primary goal of the CRDF Small Grants Program is to enhance opportunities for faculty, especially early career faculty, at the University of Pittsburgh to engage in high-quality research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. Awards may range from $2,000 to $16,000. This year, applicants who integrate undergraduate research experiences into their proposed work may request an additional $2,000. The maximum dollar amount that may be awarded this year is $18,000.

Full Proposal (Required): Monday, February 26, 2018 (12 p.m.)
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Pitt Seed Projects
This new initiative, funded through the office of the chancellor, broadens the ways in which you can directly and actively contribute to Pitt’s strategic transformation. At the same time, this initiative gives an opportunity to identify and support some of the best and brightest ideas emerging from Pitt community. All faculty and staff members are eligible to apply for a Pitt Seed Project, which must support one or more of the six goals and strategies outlined in the Plan for Pitt. Chosen applicants can receive up to $50,000 to advance their project, and this call for submissions closes on March 5, 2018, by noon EST.

Full Proposal (Required): Monday, March 5, 2018 (12 p.m.)
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