|University of California Grant Programs
|A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U
V W X Y Z
Disease Center: Pilot
||late February/early March
||Pilot grants to support research which contributes to an
improved understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related
||Berkeley-Austria Call for Projects for UC Faculty is a grant
for faculty in the social sciences whose work focuses on political
economy, broadly defined. The award will amount to $4,000 for
visits of up to one month.
Program (UC Discovery Grants)
||The Biotechnology program funds: Agriculture, Biomaterials,
Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences, Medicine
Veterinary and Stem Cell Research.
Research and Education Program
||Supports research in biotechnology through the Graduate
Research and Education in Adaptive Bio-Technology (GREAT) Training
Program.Note: UC BREP was not recommended for renewed funding.
There will be no new calls for pre-proposals and UC BREP will close
on June 30, 2010.
|Breast Cancer Research
||Supports breast cancer research, communication, and
collaboration through Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowship
Awards, Community Research Collaboration, and Innovative,
Developmental, Exploratory Awards (IDEAs).
||September for letters of
||Awards are offered in three different field
areas: Basic Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, and Social and
|California Institute for
Energy and the Environment
||CIEE provides support to all areas of public interest energy
research in California.
Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways
||PATH's mission is to develop solutions to the problems of
California's surface transportation systems through cutting edge
research in intelligent transit.
||Advances public understanding of state policy issues in all
areas including Policy Research.
on Access to Care
||November for letters of intent
||This applied policy research program addresses issues related
to access to health care for low-income populations.
Grant College Program: Funding
||Supports research on ocean and coastal resources.
California Studies Consortium, UCHRI:
||UCCSC supports collaborative research by UC faculty, graduate
students, and their colleagues at other institutions as part of a
new University-wide California Studies research initiative for the
humanities, arts and social sciences.
Strategic Innovation Partnership (CCSIP)
||February for letters of intent
||Co-sponsored by UCOP and International Science and Technology
Partnerships Canada, this program is intended to stimulate novel
ideas and catalyze the development of innovative multicampus and
multidisciplinary research and educational collaborations between
partners in both jurisdictions.
Grants and Awards
||Provides grants and developmental awards for research on
cancer, with the aim of developing more effective methods of
preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer.
||Supports research on the cancer problem, including its origin,
prevention and cure.
Comparative Immigration Studies: Fellowship
||CCIS conducts comparative research on international migration
and refugee flows throughout the world. Funds postdoctoral scholars
through a visiting fellowship program.
Health and Nutrition Research:
||A major goal of the Center is to promote the health of
Californians by identifying the roles of California fruits,
vegetables and nuts in providing vitamins and other phytochemicals
that can lower the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and
heart disease. Support research projects that propose innovative
biology-based approaches to the investigation of how nutrients, and
combinations of nutrients in whole foods, can act to reduce the
risk for chronic diseases.
|UC Center for New
Racial Studies (UCCNRS)
||The mission of the Center is to support innovation in UC-based
race/ethnicity research and teaching and to encourage
interdisciplinary and collaborative work focused on advancing
social/racial justice in an era of changing racial dynamics and
persistent racial/ethnic conflict and inequality. Two types of
grants will be awarded: Faculty Seed Grantsof up to $20,000 for up
to one year available to UC ladder faculty;Graduate Student
Research Grants of up to $10,000 for up to one year.
|Center for US-Mexican
||The Visiting Fellows Program is the largest residential
fellowship program in the United States for research on Mexico.
Each year the program brings together scholars from the social
sciences, history, and related fields. The Center's current
research interests focus on economic development and social
|UC College Prep
(UCCP): UCCP Labs -
RFPS and Courses in Production
||UCCP uses online technology along with engaging and highly
interactive course content to provide students with access to
college preparatory and college level courses.
and Networking Program (UC Discovery Grants)
||Grants span the full spectrum of emerging communications and
networking research opportunities and needs - underlying wired,
wireless, and Internet strategies.
Program (UC Discovery Grants)
||The program funds research affecting the application of digital
Program: Overview of
||This program provides academic exchanges and integrates
international curricula and learning opportunities into the
Manufacturing and New Materials (UC Discovery
||Funds electronics manufacturing research that enhances
efficiency, leads to technology breakthroughs, and produces a
highly skilled workforce.
||Fosters support for research in energy fields; supports
interdisciplinary, policy-related studies on critical energy issues
in the natural and social sciences and engineering.
Programs for Diversity
||These programs encourage doctoral candidates and Ph.D. holders
to pursue careers as faculty in fields where they are
|Gaspar de Portola
Catalonian Studies Program
||April 15 and October 15
||This program invites applications from UC faculty for scholarly
visits to Catalan universities and research institutes.
|Health Initiative of the
||The Initiative's objective is to coordinate and optimize the
availability of health resources for Mexican immigrants and their
families through bilateral training, research, and health promotion
California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI)
||Supports research in humanities disciplines as well as the
pressing human dimensions that arise in the social and natural
Technology for Life Sciences (UC Discovery
||The program funds research on information technology aspects of
life sciences, health care, agriculture, environment, and marine
American Cultures, UCLA
||The IAC offers fellowships to support research on African
Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os.
European Studies: Grants and
||Funds research on Europe and sponsors conferences, colloquia,
workshops and lectures.
Geophysics and Planetary Physics, LANL
||March or April
||Supports basic research in geophysics, planetary and space
physics, geochemistry, paleobiology, and astrophysics.
|Institute on Global
Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC)
||IGCC supports research on causes of international conflict and
opportunities for international cooperation.
|Institute for Laser
Science and Applications, LLNL
||Requests proposals involving LLNL's HED facilities, such as the
Jupiter Laser Facility.
Research in the Arts (UCIRA)
||UCIRA works to develop new approaches to artistic practice and
better ways of reaching audiences. Funds individuals as well as
special events and programs.
for Scientific Computing Research, LLNL:
||This program funds research into scientific computing, computer
science, and computational mathematics.
Management Program, UC Statewide: Grant
||Provides support for pest management research and reducing
pesticide load in the environment.
|Kearney Foundation of Soil
||Supports research in the fields of soils, plant nutrition, and
||Funded by a portion of the management fees that may be awarded
to UC for the management of LANL and LLNL. Supports research that
is related to the missions of LANL and LLNL and emphasizes
collaborations between University faculty, staff and students and
the research staff of the laboratories.
Employment Research Fund (component of the Miguel
Contreras Labor Program)
||Funds UC faculty research and data generation grants; and
workshop, planning, and conference grants. Also funds graduate
student doctoral dissertation fellowships, thesis fellowships, and
||Advances public understanding of state policy issues related to
California's Latino population.
Fellowship Program, LLNL
||This fellowship has a three year term. The fellows may
participate in experimental and/or theoretical work at LLNL. They
will have access to LLNL's extensive computing facilities,
specialized laboratory facilities and field equipment.
Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, LBNL
||Provides challenging opportunities to conduct research in areas
supportive of the LBNL mission. LBNL research areas include
Computing Sciences, General Sciences, Life & Environmental
Sciences and Physical Sciences.
||February 1, October 1
||Supports research that improves the schooling conditions and
academic achievement of language minority youth.
Environmental Quality Initiative
||Supports research aimed at understanding California's shoreline
and coastal waters.
Investigation of Neurological Disorders (M. I. N. D.)
||Supports research for developing the critical knowledge needed
for effective treatment, prevention and cure of the autism spectrum
and other related neurodevelopmental disorders.
|UC MEXUS - UC
Institute for Mexico and the United States: Funding
||Supports projects in all fields related to US-Mexico
Innovation and Computer Research (formerly the
MICRO Program) (UC Discovery Grants)
||This program supports innovation in microelectronics and its
applications in computer sciences, information sciences, and its
necessary antecedents in other physical sciences disciplines.
Institute for Basic Research in Science, UC
||Supports basic research on the Berkeley campus in the areas of
physical, biological, mathematical and engineering science. Offers
Fellowships, Research Professorships and Visiting Research
||This program supports research on control methods for
mosquitoes and related topics.
|National Center for Ecological
Analysis and Synthesis
||NCEAS seeks projects that address the development and testing
of important ecological ideas and theories using existing data,
analysis of ecological information, research on data access and
use, use of science in policy and management decisions, and
investigating sociological issues that pertain to the science of
ecology. NCEAS supports Working Groups, Postdoctoral Associates,
Sabbatical Fellows and Distributed Graduate Seminars.
System: Mathias Grant, Reserve-Specific
||October for Mathias Grant, January for
||Supports short-term and long-term research and education in all
disciplines at NRS reserves.
Educational Development Grants
||May for Instructional Improvement Grant
||Offers Instructional Improvement Grant to improve instruction
in existing courses or develop new courses.Also offers UC Berkeley
Faculty Program for Engaged Scholarship.
|Pacific Rim Research
November for UCB regular grant program; February 15 and October
15 for mini-grant program
||Promotes study of the Pacific Rim as a distinctive region,
awarding grants in all fields. Also awards mini-grants up to
Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging
Infectious Diseases: Funding
||Offers Career Development and Developmental Project
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: How to
||Supports researchers and mentors toward academic career
advancement with the aim of increasing diversity.
Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities,
||The purpose of this program is to provide increased support for
UC faculty research in the humanities.
Cancer Center, UCSF:
Developmental Research Program
||Gives Career Development Awards and Developmental Research
Grants to basic and clinical investigators at all levels for work
on prostate cancer.
Extension Act: Proposals
||Supports new or existing projects/activities that promote the
proper management of California's renewable resources, especially
on private lands.
Grants for Librarians
||Funds librarians seeking to engage in scholarly research and
Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund of California
||Funds are used to launch unique, creative research projects by
faculty throughout the UC system and the state of California.
||This program supports research on salinity, drainage, selenium
and other toxic element problems in the San Joaquin Valley.Also
offers Irrigation Management Program (Prosser Trust) grants.
Foothill Research & Extension Center:
Request for New Proposals
||The Center provides land, labor, facilities and management for
projects related to Mediterranean woodland ecosystems, particularly
as managed to produce many benefits to society.
Fund for Ornamental Horticulture, Elvenia J.: Call for
||This fund supports the advancement and promotion of the science
and practice of horticulture, particularly including ornamental
Agriculture Research and Education Program: Funding
||Addresses challenges facing state agriculture, including
sustainability, environmental health, and economic and social
|Tobacco-Related Disease Research
||Funds research in all relevant scientific disciplines designed
to improve tobacco control, and the prevention, early detection,
diagnosis, and treatment of tobacco-related disease.
Substances Research and Teaching Program: Grants
||Offers Collaborative Research Grants and Workshop or Seminar
Series funding. In addition Intercampus Travel Grants are available
throughout the year.
||March for Faculty Research; April, November for
||UCTC offersfaculty research grants and dissertation research
||Research proposals selected for funding must be both relevant
to water issues in California and scientifically sound. Categories
include: Hydrology, Climatology & Hydraulics; Aquatic
Ecosystems; Water Quality; Water Development & Management
Alternatives; Water Law, Institutions & Policy; Special
|Welfare Policy Research
Project: Requests for
||Advances public understanding of state policy issues in all
areas, including welfare policy research.
Integrated Pest Management Center: Funding
||Supports research in pest management.
|White Mountain Research
Station: Applying to
||Provides an excellent locale for research in physiology,
ecology, atmospheric and earth sciences, and natural resource
management and policy.