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Funding Opportunities

The Grant Bulletin is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities hosted by the Division of Sponsored Programs and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Iowa.

Below are a sampling of the current funding opportunities divided by category: Biological Sciences, Health Sciences and Student Opportunities.

Complete listings can be found below.

  • Red = deadlines less than one week away
  • Blue = deadlines less than one month away
  • Black = all other deadlines

Biological Science

AOSSM: Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant
Deadline: Oct 1, 2022

APA: Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists
Deadline: Jul 11, 2022

Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research - nomination
Deadline: Jul 15, 2022

CDMRP: Melanoma Research Program - Preapp required - various deadlines
Deadline: Oct 5, 2022

Cancer Immunology Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Cancer Immunology: Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Damon Runyon Fellowship Awards
Deadline: Aug 15, 2022

FASEB / NIH: DataWorks! Prize - Must register by 6/28/22
Deadline: Jul 19, 2022

Funding for Projects to Combat HIV and AIDS - LOI required
Deadline: Sep 2, 2022

JDRF: Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity
Deadline: Jun 29, 2022

Junior Faculty Seed Grants from Holden CCC
Deadline: Aug 1, 2022

MDA: Kickstart Program
Deadline: Aug 18, 2022

NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
Deadline: Sep 26, 2022

NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE)
Deadline: Nov 2, 2022

PKD Foundation: Opportunities in Centers of Excellence and Patient Navigator
Deadline: Aug 29, 2022

Health Science


AOSSM: Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant
Deadline: Oct 1, 2022

APA: Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists
Deadline: Jul 11, 2022

Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research - nomination
Deadline: Jul 15, 2022

CDMRP: Melanoma Research Program - Preapp required - various deadlines
Deadline: Oct 5, 2022

Cancer Immunology Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Cancer Immunology: Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Damon Runyon Fellowship Awards
Deadline: Aug 15, 2022

FASEB / NIH: DataWorks! Prize - Must register by 6/28/22
Deadline: Jul 19, 2022

Funding for Projects to Combat HIV and AIDS - LOI required
Deadline: Sep 2, 2022

JDRF: Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity
Deadline: Jun 29, 2022

Junior Faculty Seed Grants from Holden CCC
Deadline: Aug 1, 2022

MDA: Kickstart Program
Deadline: Aug 18, 2022

NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
Deadline: Sep 26, 2022

NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE)
Deadline: Nov 2, 2022

PKD Foundation: Opportunities in Centers of Excellence and Patient Navigator
Deadline: Aug 29, 2022

Student Specific


AOSSM: Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant
Deadline: Oct 1, 2022

APA: Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists
Deadline: Jul 11, 2022

Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research - nomination
Deadline: Jul 15, 2022

CDMRP: Melanoma Research Program - Preapp required - various deadlines
Deadline: Oct 5, 2022

Cancer Immunology Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Cancer Immunology: Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity - deadlines Oct. 1 and March 1
Deadline: Sep 1, 2022

Damon Runyon Fellowship Awards
Deadline: Aug 15, 2022

FASEB / NIH: DataWorks! Prize - Must register by 6/28/22
Deadline: Jul 19, 2022

Funding for Projects to Combat HIV and AIDS - LOI required
Deadline: Sep 2, 2022

JDRF: Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity
Deadline: Jun 29, 2022

Junior Faculty Seed Grants from Holden CCC
Deadline: Aug 1, 2022

MDA: Kickstart Program
Deadline: Aug 18, 2022

NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
Deadline: Sep 26, 2022

NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE)
Deadline: Nov 2, 2022

PKD Foundation: Opportunities in Centers of Excellence and Patient Navigator
Deadline: Aug 29, 2022

Complete Opportunities Listing


External Funding for Research are available from a range of external sources, including federal and state government agencies, private nonprofit organizations, and corporations.

University Funding Sources are available through the Office of the Vice President for Research, Office of Executive Vice President and Provost, the University's eleven Colleges, and various centers, programs, and institutes across campus.

Limited Submission Competitions are tracked via the Winning Institutional Nomination System (WINS).


Advanced Funding Resources


If you are a UI faculty or staff or undergraduate student, you may contact the Division of Sponsored Programs to request individual instruction on how to search for external funding -- contacting Oliva Smith, 335-3708. Your training can be provided via email or at your office or location convenient for you. If you are University of Iowa faculty, we will also search for funding for your project if you send an abstract or paragraph describing your project to dsp-funding-searches@uiowa.edu or fill out and submit the form found here.


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