The Office of Sponsored Programs

June 1 Funding News and Updates

Posted on Monday, June 1st, 2015 by Sangeetha Shivaji.

The following funding opportunities allow a limited number of proposals from UNCG, and therefore have an internal deadline that is prior to the funding agency deadline.  See below (and attached) for details.
  1. Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Inclusive Excellence 
  2. NEH Summer Stipends 2015 

1. Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Inclusive Excellence – limited submission opportunity
UNCG may submit up to one application for this funding opportunity.

“The goal of this initiative is to help institutions build their capacity to effectively engage all students in science throughout their undergraduate years, especially those who come to college via non traditional pathways.”

Here are the sponsor deadlines:
Intent to apply deadline is July 14, 2015.
Pre-proposals are due to the Sponsor on December 1, 2015 at 2pm.
Full proposals are due October 2016.
The internal deadline at UNCG is June 4, 2015 @5PM.  By this internal deadline, interested PI’s must email the PI name, a non-binding list of Co-PIs and Co-I’s, and project title, to Aubrey Turner at
If more than one group is interested in applying, then on June 5, 2015 we will notify each PI that they must submit also an abstract and aims/goals by June 19, 2015 @5PM in order to move forward.  These materials would then go to the UNCG Research Advisory Council for final selection of a single team/proposal that will represent UNCG in this grant competition.

2. NEH Summer Stipends 2015 - limited submission opportunity
The National Endowment for the Humanities has established a deadline ofThursday, October 1, 2015 at 5:00PM for Summer Stipend applications for funding in Summer of 2016.  Additional details are available from the NEH at:
The internal deadline for UNCG applications will be Friday, August 7th, at5:00PM.  By this internal deadline, interested PI’s must email the following materials to Aubrey Turner at
  • Narrative not to exceed three single-spaced pages
  • Bibliography in one single spaced page
  • Vita not to exceed two single spaced pages.
  • You may also submit a one page appendix for Editions, Translations, or Database Projects, or for Proposals that Include Visual Materials.
This internal deadline provides time for a panel of five UNCG faculty to review the proposals and select up to two proposals that will represent UNCG in this prestigious competition.  Additional details are contained in the attached PDF flyer.

Previous OSP announcements may be viewed at: