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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.



11/08/2018 01/02/2019 NSF NSF: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)Instrument Acquisition or Development NSF 18-513 3 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
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
08/30/2018 10/12/2018 NSF NSF: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) NSF 15-576 1 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
07/26/2018 09/27/2018 NSF NSF: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program NSF 17-585 2 Federal
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
05/04/2018 06/08/2018 NIH NIH: NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25)PAR-17-339 1 Federal
03/30/2018 05/08/2018 HHS HHS: Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)RFA-DK-18-001 1 Federal
03/22/2018 04/30/2018 NIH NIH: Revision Applications for International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)RFA-AI-17-044 1 Federal
03/13/2018 04/24/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2017 Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES)ECA-ECAPA-17-001 1 Federal
03/06/2018 04/17/2018 NSF NSF: Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) NSF 18-528 1 0
02/23/2018 04/04/2018 NSF NSF: Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) NSF INCLUDES Alliances NSF 18-529 1 Federal
02/05/2018 03/17/2018 NIH NIH: Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)RFA-ES-18-003 1 Federal
02/01/2018 03/12/2018 DOS DOS: FY 2018 On-Demand Youth Leadership Program ECA-ECAPEC-18-032 1 Federal
01/29/2018 03/05/2018 DOS DOS: Human Rights, Accountability, and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) SFOP0003677 1 e Federal
01/26/2018 03/03/2018 USAID USAID: Breakthrough-ACTION RFA-OAA-17-000002 1 Federal
01/19/2018 02/23/2018 HRSA HRSA: Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement HRSA-18-037 1 Federal
01/19/2018 02/27/2018 NIH NIH: NIDCD Early Career Research(ECR) Award (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-487 3 Federal
01/12/2018 03/13/2018 NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) 3 Federal
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

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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