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Many sponsors have programs that allow only a limited number of nominations or proposal submissions from any one institution. For each limited submission solicitation, USC will have an internal competition to select the most competitive candidate to submit a proposal. If you plan to submit a proposal for consideration, your proposal submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research, via Research and Grant Development. For USC's procedures regarding Limited Submissions, please click here.



01/04/2018 01/31/2018 St. Baldrick’s Foundation St. Baldrick’s Scholar (career development) Award 4 Foundation Research Grant: Jing Fang
01/04/2018 02/08/2018 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award 1 Foundation Mohammed Baalousha
01/12/2018 03/13/2018 NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) 3 Federal S. Xiao, A. Chanda, V. Samadi
03/07/2018 04/06/2018 Breast Cancer Alliance Breast Cancer Alliance Exceptional Project Grants 3 Foundation Swann Adams
03/06/2018 04/17/2018 NSF NSF: Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) NSF 18-532 1 0 Chris Toumey
04/11/2018 04/25/2018 DOE/EPSCOR EPSCoR-State/DOE National Laboratory Partnerships 1 Federal A. Chanda
04/25/2018 05/03/2018 DOE DOE: Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science Department of Energy DE-FOA-0001909 2 Federal
04/19/2018 05/25/2018 NIH NIH: Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) (R25)PAR-16-361 1 Federal
04/24/2018 05/29/2018 HHS HHS: Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies HRSA-18-007 Federal
04/23/2018 05/30/2018 HHS HHS: Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program CMS-1V1-18-002 1 Federal
04/20/2018 05/31/2018 NIH NIH: Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)PAR-18-599 1 Federal
04/23/2018 05/31/2018 NIH NIH: Coordination Center for the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Program (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-GM-18-003 1 Federal
04/26/2018 06/01/2018 DOS DOS: Global Media Makers ECA-ECAPEC-18-108 1 Federal
04/26/2018 06/01/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2018 Global Sports Mentoring Progam ECA-ECAPEC-18-106 1 Federal
04/26/2018 06/01/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2018 U.S. Exchange Alumni Network and Capacity Building Program ECA-ECAPA-18-101 1 Federal
04/26/2018 06/01/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2018 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute ECA-ECAPEC-18-109 1 Federal
04/26/2018 06/01/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2018 TechWomen Program ECA-ECAPEC-18-107 1 Federal
04/27/2018 06/04/2018 NSF NSF: Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) NSF 18-547 2 Federal
05/04/2018 06/08/2018 NIH NIH: NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25)PAR-17-339 1 Federal
04/09/2018 06/25/2018 HHS HHS: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers RFA-DP-19-001 Federal Sara Wilcox
07/09/2018 08/13/2018 NSF NSF: Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)NSF 15-577 3 Federal
06/29/2018 08/13/2018 HHS HHS: Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (42) PAR-15-303 1 Federal
07/20/2018 08/27/2018 HHS HHS: NIH Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)RFA-RM-18-010 2 Federal
08/06/2018 09/19/2018 NSF NSF: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites NSF 17-575 3 Federal
08/16/2018 09/25/2018 NIH NIH: National Primate Research Centers (P51)PAR-17-144 1 Federal
08/17/2018 09/25/2018 HHS HHS: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) PAR-17-210 1 Federal
08/16/2018 09/25/2018 NIH NIH: Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)PAR-17-209 1 Federal
07/26/2018 09/27/2018 NSF NSF: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program NSF 17-585 2 Federal
08/30/2018 10/12/2018 NSF NSF: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) NSF 15-576 1 Federal
09/28/2018 11/07/2018 NSF NSF: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) NSF 17-573 3 Federal
09/28/2018 11/07/2018 NSF NSF: CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI)NSF 17-581 3 Federal
10/19/2018 11/26/2018 NSF NSF: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program NSF 18-507 2 Federal
11/02/2018 12/14/2018 HHS/NIGMS HHS: Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) (P20 Clinical Trial Optional)PAR-18-266 1 Federal
11/08/2018 01/02/2019 NSF NSF: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)Instrument Acquisition or Development NSF 18-513 3 Federal
01/04/2019 02/14/2019 NSF NSF: Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) NSF 16-547 1 Federal
01/04/2019 02/14/2019 NSF NSF: Innovation Corps - Nodes Program (I-CorpsTM Nodes) NSF 17-533 1 Federal

This list of limited submissions is updated daily and is subject to change as sponsors update their funding opportunities. If you know of any limited submission opportunity that is not included in this list, please contact Richard White at

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