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Limited Submissions

Limited submissions are funding opportunities where the funder has limited the number of applications from an organization. Research Development Services (RDS) facilitates limited submissions for federal and foundation opportunities for UA. Selected proposals will need to follow UA submission procedures. Please note that proposals to private and philanthropic foundations may require submission and coordination through the University of Arizona Foundation.

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Limited Submission Process

Download Guidelines (updated July 1, 2018) for UA's Limited Submission Process.

If you want to apply for a limited submission that we have not listed in the tables below, or if you have questions about the competitions listed here, please contact

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Limited Submissions Table was last updated on July 20, 2018.

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Program Title Sponsor Research Category Funding Type RDI Deadlinesort descending External Deadline Notes
Women in STEM2D Scholars Award Program Johnson & Johnson Mathematics, Computational, & Data Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering 07/25/2018


UA anticipates an invitation to submit one proposal in each of the six STEM2D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, and Design. Full Guidelines. The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program aims to fuel the development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their research careers. Apply to the UA internal competition

Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics The Greenwall Foundation Biomedical, Clinical & Life Sciences Research 08/01/2018


UA may submit two proposals. Full Guidelines. The Program is a career development award to enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research. Apply to the UA internal competition

Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Grant Program Pac-12 Conference Biomedical, Clinical & Life Sciences 08/08/2018


UA may submit 3 proposals. Full Guidelines. The aim of research projects should be to improve the health, general well-being, and safety of student-athletes at all Pac-12 member institutions. Apply to the UA internal competition

AZ Commission on the Arts Lifelong Arts Engagement Grant AZ Commission on the Arts Arts & Humanities 08/08/2018


UA may submit one proposal per fiscal year. Full Guidelines. Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants support partnerships that foster meaningful arts learning experiences in community settings for learners of any age in one of the following three categories: Participant Engagement, Planning, Professional Development. Apply to the UA internal competition

NSF Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) National Science Foundation Biomedical, Clinical & Life Sciences, Mathematics, Computational, & Data Sciences 08/08/2018


Only one TCN proposal may be submitted by UA as the lead organization. UA may be involved in more than one collaborative effort as a non-lead proposal. Full Guidelines. This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States. Apply to the UA internal competition