Below are internal funding opportunities that have been submitted from centers and institutes across Johns Hopkins University. Please note that this may not be an all-inclusive list of internal opportunities. If you have an opportunity you would like us to publicize here and in the monthly digest email, please fill out this form by the last Wednesday of each month for inclusion in the following digest.
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INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MAY 1, 2019
|Funding Sponsor||Program Title||Amount of Award||Due Date||Notification Date|
|Johns Hopkins’ School of Education||Seed Grant Program SOE Safe Schools Initiative||$10,000||Notification of intent: April 22, 2019
Full proposal: May 13, 2019
|May 24, 2019|
|The primary purpose of the program is to provide funding to well-designed research proposals related to safe schools in the following three areas: Health and Wellness, School & Community Engagement, and School Security & Technology.
Eligibility: Full-time, promotion track faculty in the School of Education working in collaboration with faculty from other academic divisions at JHU. Proposals must include at least two faculty members from different divisions. Divisions at JHU include: Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Berman Institute of Bioethics (BI), Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH), Carey Business School (CBS), Center for Talented Youth (CTY), Jhpiego, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS), Peabody Institute, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), School of Medicine (SOM), School of Nursing (SON), Sheridan Libraries and the Whiting School of Engineering (WSE).
|Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures||TEDCO MII Technology Assessment||$315,000||May 1, 2019||TBD|
|The program is designed to promote commercialization of research conducted in the partnership universities and leverage each institution’s strengths. The Innovation Commercialization Program was created to foster the transition of promising technologies having significant commercial potential from Qualifying Universities, where they were discovered, to the commercial sector, where they can be developed into products and services that meet identified market needs.
Eligibility: Johns Hopkins faculty inventors with patent filings that have not yet been licensed. University Start-ups: (i) that have licensed technologies from a Qualifying University within twelve (12) months of applying for a Program award; and (ii) that are located in Maryland; are eligible to apply for the Company Formation Phase. In all Phases, proposals must be directed to the commercialization of a technology or group of technologies: (i) owned by a Qualifying University; (ii) disclosed to a Qualifying University’s technology transfer office (TTO); and (iii) for which there exists appropriate intellectual property protection. Each applicant must also work with a MII Site Miner prior to application submission.
|Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical & Translational Research||Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award||$70,000||May 6, 2019||June 2019
|With funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to eighteen months to junior physician scientists who are working to maintain productivity during periods of significant extraprofessional responsibilities – childcare, elder care, family illness, or personal health issues.
Eligibility: Physician scientists at Instructor or Assistant Professor level, full-time at Johns Hopkins Medicine with active medical license at the time of the award. Strong evidence of commitment to pursuing a career as a clinician-scientist. Conduct clinical research that must have the potential to impact human health. Candidates must have research support such as a career development award or research project grant, which includes salary support research support currently or within the last year. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a compelling need for the supplement that is related to significant extraprofessional responsibilities – typically childcare, elder care, family illness, or personal health issues.
|Space@Hopkins||Seed Funding Program||$25,000||May 8, 2019||TBD|
|The goal of this program is to provide seed funding for civilian space related projects at Johns Hopkins University that: (1) are relevant to Space@Hopkins and JHU institutional research priorities, (2) provide undergraduate research opportunities, (3) have good prospects for leading to successful external research support.
Eligibility: Faculty and research scientists from JHU who can serve as Principal and Co-Investigators, and who have not previously been selected to receive funding for the same project in the past.
|JHU Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center||OAIC Pilot / Exploratory Studies Core Projects||$30,000||May 15, 2019||June 1, 2019
|The Pilot / Exploratory Studies Core of the National Institute on Aging-supported Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions is soliciting proposals for scientific pilot projects to elucidate the etiology of, or develop interventions or treatments for, the syndrome of frailty in older Americans, with discovery aimed at impacting the larger field of frailty science.
Eligibility: JHU Faculty.
|JHU Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center||OAIC Biostatistics Core Development Project||$35,000||May 15, 2019||June 15, 2019|
|The Biostatistics Core of the National Institute on Aging-supported Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions is soliciting proposals from faculty members who seek support for conducting research in statistical and epidemiological methods that would propel the mission of identifying causes and developing treatments for the syndrome of frailty in older adults.
Eligibility: JHU Faculty. Resources available are particularly targeted to support studies initiated by investigators who are junior or seek to establish a new focus in research on frailty and aging.
|Johns Hopkins Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare||Seed Grant Program||$50,000||May 25, 2019||June 30, 2019|
|The Malone Center Seed Grant Program aims to assist faculty and research staff with development of innovative, collaborative proposals that will advance the Malone Center mission: to develop engineering innovations that will enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and consistency of healthcare.
Eligibility: All Malone Center affiliates may submit proposals to this program. Outsider researchers can serve as PIs if a Malone Center affiliate is included on their proposal as a co-PI. An individual can participate as PI on no more than two proposals submitted to this program. There are no limitations to participation as co-PI, Senior Personnel, or Consultant on other PIs’ proposals.
|Office of the Provost||Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) Grants||$75,000||May 28, 2019||July 2019|
|The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce a request for proposals for Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) grants to support Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, and students who require additional funding to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative digital education initiatives with potential to enhance the Johns Hopkins online and on-campus teaching and learning enterprise.
Eligibility: All proposals must have a full-time faculty member as the principal investigator, but part-time faculty, support staff, and students may participate on teams under the supervision of the faculty member. Interdisciplinary and interdivisional proposals are encouraged.
|The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins (Division of Oncology Biostatistics and Bioinformatics)||Pilot Grant Program||$15,000||June 14, 2019||July 31, 2019|
|Funds are available to encourage innovative quantitative approaches to support learning about causes, prevention, treatments, recurrence, and metastastic processes associated with cancer.
Eligibility: Faculty members or postdoctoral fellows with an active appointment through June 30, 2020.
|Immersive Training in the Glycosciences||Fellowship Program||$300,000||July 30, 2019||TBD|
|The objective of this nationwide program is to create a consortium that focuses on the career development of the next generation of “glycoscience literate” biomedical investigators. The ultimate goal of the program is to transform the study of glycoscience from a specialized domain into mainstream biology. This fellowship is expected to provide scholars with an unparalleled opportunity to participate in cross-disciplinary research, obtain advanced knowledge, skills, and professional exposure within the glycosciences, as well as to develop a research portfolio from which to launch independent careers.
Eligibility: Scholars must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. At the time of appointment, scholars should hold an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. Scholars are expected to devote a minimum of 9 person months during their appointment.