Research Funding

Scientific Innovations Award – Brain Research Foundation

Internal Deadline:  May 18, 2015

The Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.  Brain Research Foundation 2015 SIA

UNMC Internal Review Process

Applicants must email the following to Deborah Hawkins at by Monday, May 18, 2015:

  • Draft versions of the Letter of Intent and Project Summary forms prepared in accordance with the RFA
  • Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file

An internal review committee will evaluate the project descriptions based on the selection criteria in the linked RFA and invite 3 investigators to submit LOIs.


Up to $150,000 (direct costs) for a two-year period (January 2016 – December 2018)

35 Grants for Young Researchers

The shortage of funding for young researchers has long been akin to the weather: Everyone talks about it, but very little is done about it. Yet the scramble for funding is among factors that have discouraged young researchers from pursuing careers in science.

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EURAXXESS Open Calls for Proposals

There are over 50 open calls for proposals in more than 20 European countries available through EURAXXESS Links North America.  Read more on the EURAXXESS website.