Below you'll find a list of available funding opportunities within the U.S. for materials science and research.
Please send comments or suggestions for inclusion of other opportunities to Judy Meiksin, MRS news editor.
Various due dates
Resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education.
FY2016 applications due by October 16, 2015
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award will support research by new
investigators who propose highly innovative projects with the potential
for exceptionally great impact on biomedical or behavioral science.
Multiple five-year grant awards of up to $1.5 million will be awarded
annually. Applications are due in the fall of each year.
focus of the Biomaterials Program is the study of biologically related
materials and phenomena, including biological pathways to new materials.
The materials and systems of interest include biomolecules,
biomolecular assemblies (systems of strongly interacting biomolecules),
biomolecular systems (vesicles, membranes and various other assemblies
and networks of biomolecules), and biomimetic, bioinspired or
basic research and education in ceramics (e.g., oxides, carbides,
nitrides and borides) as well as diamond and inorganic carbon-based
materials. The objective of the program is to increase fundamental
understanding and develop predictive capabilities for relating
synthesis, processing and microstructure of these materials to their
properties and ultimate performance in various environments and
Various due dates
Resource for funding opportunities through the Division of Materials Research, NSF.
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