Popular Programs with Submission Restrictions

Popular Programs with Submission Restrictions

  • This list contains only those programs for which we hold internal competitions every year because we always have more prospective applicants than available application slots. If your program is listed here, follow the internal competition guidelines linked from the Guidelines column.
  • If the program you're interested in is not on this list, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu at least eight weeks before the sponsor's deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. See the limited submissions overview and procedures for more information about how Grants Resources & Services manages programs with submission restrictions that are not on the list below. Since it is not possible to maintain an exhaustive list of all programs, it remains the faculty member's responsibility to notify grs@appstate.edu if he or she is considering applying to a program that has a submission restriction.
  • Contact grs@appstate.edu if you have any questions.
Sponsor Title Internal Deadline Submission Limitations Method Guidelines PDF Sponsor's Deadline Record Last Verified
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) ORAU Travel Grants program TBD Each ORAU Institution is limited to two requests per ORAU fiscal year (October 1 – September 30). The 2015/2016 competition information is now available. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information.
Confirmed
Anticipated
Continuous
The sponsor deadline depends on the date of the proposed travel.
06/30/2015
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants for Arts Projects (includes Art Works and Challenge America Fast Track) 01/16/2015 - 12:00pm One application per institution per year for either Art Works or Challenge America. We hold an annual internal competition to select the applicant(s) from Appalachian who may apply. The internal competition for 2015 is over. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 02/19/2015 Confirmed The NEA deadline varies (February 19, April 16, or July 23, 2015) depending on project category, artistic discipline, and outcome. 06/03/2015
William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program 06/09/2015 (All day) One nomination per college. Internal deadline is for nominations: deadline for Sponsored Programs is 07/01/2015 If you plan to submit a nomination, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. The internal deadline will be posted here when the 2013 guidelines are released by the sponsor. 07/08/2015 Confirmed Online applications open on May 1st. 06/03/2015
National Science Foundation (NSF) Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) 06/19/2015 - 12:00pm Three proposals per organization per competition. One proposal per collection. "Organizations that house multiple collections and submit proposals from more than one collection must demonstrate strategic planning activities and clearly articulate their prioritization of the needs outlined in the proposals." If you plan to submit an application, send an e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. 07/13/2015 Confirmed 06/02/2015
Walmart Foundation Walmart State Giving Program 06/09/2015 (All day) One award per institution per fiscal year. The internal deadline is for expressing interest in applying to the program. If selected, completed proposals are due to Sponsored Programs by July 10 at 8AM. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu notifying us of your intent to apply, so we can check ORSP records and verify institutional eligibility. (Eligibility depends on past awards.) Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 07/17/2015 Confirmed 06/03/2015
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends 08/03/2015 - 12:00pm Two nominations per institution. We hold an annual internal competition to select the applicant(s) from Appalachian who may submit to the external agency. 10/01/2015 Confirmed 06/01/2015
American Honda Foundation American Honda Foundation Grants TBD One application per institution per 12-month period. We hold an annual internal competition for this program. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 11/01/2015 Confirmed The American Honda Foundation reviews proposals four times per year. Appalachian targets the November 1 review deadline each year. 06/03/2015
North Carolina Division of University-School Programs and UNC Center for School Leadership Development NC QUEST (North Carolina Quality Educators through Staff Development and Training) TBD One new proposal per institution per funding cycle (not including continuation grants). We hold an annual internal competition for this program. The internal competition for 2014-15 is over. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 11/17/2015 Anticipated 06/02/2015
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards TBD Two applications per institution per year. We hold an annual internal competition for this program. The internal competition for 2014-15 is over. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 01/12/2016 Anticipated The deadline is noon on 01/12/2016. 06/02/2015
National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) TBD Three applications per institution, with one of the three applications being for instrument development. Other restrictions apply for sub-awardees and collaborations. We hold an annual internal competition to select the applicant(s) from Appalachian who may submit to the external agency. The internal competition for 2014-15 is over. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 01/13/2016 Confirmed 06/02/2015
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership Grants TBD One application per organization per funding cycle. We hold an annual internal competition for this program. The 2014-15 competition is over. Please contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 10/01/2016 Anticipated Grant cycles are offered every two years. We expect to announce the next grant cycle in 2016, with applications due in the fall of 2016, and awards made in early 2017. 06/03/2015


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