Funding Opportunities

Internal Grants Open for Applications 

Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 2

Proposals Due: Monday, July 5th, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Progressive Grants support impactful and innovative ideas. The competition is organized into 4 Stages, with each subsequent Stage awarding progressively larger but fewer grants. Each Stage will also have progressively longer timelines for the completion of milestones. Milestones must be completed for consideration of funding at the next Stage.

RFP: Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 2

Relief for Research Losses due to COVID Shutdown

Proposals Due: Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Recognizing the impact that the COVID pandemic has had on the research programs of the Faculty, the Pediatrics Research Council will be providing support to reimburse losses incurred from the shutdown of clinical research units and research labs. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by a sub-committee and recommendations for funding forwarded to Dr. Neglia for approval. Requests up to $30,000 will be considered and approved funds will be available July 15th. Please note to first consult with your Division head regarding accessible Division funds, and to ask for only what you need, so that we may be able to equitably distribute resources.

FOA: Research Relief due to COVID Shutdown

Pediatric "R" Award

Proposals Due: Monday, August 9th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CT)

The Department of Pediatrics Research Council is pleased to announce a competitive funding mechanism to provide support to faculty members with a primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics who plan to submit an R01 application or pursue a similar national level funding opportunity. Budgets up to $50,000 per year for 2 years will be considered ($100,000 total; not to exceed $50,000 in the first year). Year 2 funding will be contingent upon progress made in year 1. 

RFP: Pediatric "R" Award

Pediatrics Embracing Diversity in Scholarship "PEDS" Award

Proposals Due: Monday, August 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to supporting the career development of faculty who are from backgrounds that are currently under-represented (URM) in our department. The goal of the PEDS award is to provide funding opportunities for URM faculty to encourage career development and to assist in recruiting under-represented faculty to Pediatrics. One award will be granted through a competitive, peer-reviewed selection process to an investigator whose project shows significant promise, is innovative and has the greatest potential for improving children’s lives. All pediatric topic areas are welcome.

RFA: PEDS Award

Masonic Cross-Departmental Grants in Children's Health Research 

Letter of Intent Due: Monday, September 13th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CT) - https://forms.gle/xAopyMKxEBe4NeLC8
Proposals Due: Monday, October 18th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CT) 

The Department of Pediatrics is soliciting applications for the Masonic Cross-Departmental grants that are intended to support interdisciplinary research in Children’s Health that is innovative and has a high potential for future funding and discovery. These grants will be awarded through a competitive peer-review process. Up to two awards of $200,000 each ($100,000 in each of years 1 and 2) will be funded with a start date of January 1, 2022.

RFP: Masonic Cross-Departmental Grant

New Team Science Grant in Children's Health Research

Letter of Intent Due: Monday, November 15th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CT) - https://forms.gle/TSeaTt4RrhVj9Uv26
Proposals Due: Monday, December 6th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CT) 

The Department of Pediatrics is soliciting applications from new collaborations for the New Team Science Grants that are intended to support interdisciplinary Children’s Health Research that is innovative and has a high potential for future funding and discovery. These grants will be awarded through a competitive peer-review process. One award of $250,000 ($125,000 in each of years 1 and 2) will be funded with a start date of February 1st, 2022.

RFP: New Team Science Grant

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