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Limited Submission Opportunities

For solicitations with a regular and highly competitive level of submission activity within WVU, such the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation program, the Office of Research will organize a campus-wide competitive review process using a panel of either internal or external reviewers.

Many agencies limit the number of proposals from a single academic institution. For agencies for which there are typically only a few interested investigators at WVU who would like to submit to the same opportunity, it is the policy of the Office of Research to require colleges that have multiple submissions select one proposal to advance. If proposals appear from more than one college, the Office of Research will perform an internal review to select the proposal to advance.

Currently Active Internal Competitions

Upcoming and ongoing internal funding links and requirements.
NIFA-Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program (WAMS)
WAMS Overview (PDF)
NIFA Internal LOI (DOCX)
  • Internal LOI due October 16, 2020
  • NIFA Full proposal deadline January 21, 2021
NSF-IGE (Innovations in Graduate Education)
IGE Internal LOI (DOCX)
  • Internal LOI due September 23, 2020
  • NSF Full proposal deadline November 4, 2020

NSF- EPSCoR Track 1 (state level call)

This new process is a multi-step selection process starting with a two-page letter of intent:

Timeline (DOCX)
Letter of Intent (DOCX): $20M/5 year statewide award

Please contact sheena.murphy@mail.wvu.edu with questions.

  • Deadline for State LOI: September 14, 2020
NSF-Major Research Instrumentation
Instructions (DOCX)
  • Internal Deadline October 1, 2020
  • External Agency Deadline January 19, 2021

Previous Internal Competitions

Previous funding links that are no longer open.

Keck Foundation
Internal Process (PDF)

  • Contact Research Office before June 12, 2020

NEH Summer
Proposal instructions (DOCX)

  • Letter of intent due to colleges by June 30, 2020 
    (Check to see if your college has set a different deadline.)
  • Notification due July 13, 2020
NSF Partnerships for Innovation: Research Partnerships 
Internal instructions (DOCX)
  • Internal deadline May 15, 2020
  • NSF deadline July 8, 2020

DoE EPSCoR (PDF)
Internal instructions (DOCX)

  • Internal due January 6, 2020
  • DoE Pre-application due January 16, 2020

NSF EPSCoR Track 4 Research Fellows
Internal instructions (DOCX)

  • Internal due date January 10, 2020
  • NSF deadline March 10, 2020

NSF Scholarships for STEM (S-STEM)
Internal Instructions (DOCX)

  • Internal due date January 22, 2020
  • NSF deadline March 15, 2020

DoE Energy Frontier Research Center
Internal Instructions (DOCX)

  • Internal due date December 9, 2019
  • Agency LOI due January 16, 2020
  • Agency Full Proposal by Invitation due April 7, 2020

NSF Partnerships for Innovation: Research Partnerships
Internal instructions (DOCX)

  • Internal deadline November 18, 2019
  • NSF deadline January 8, 2020

NSF EPSCoR Track 2
Internal Selection Process (PDF)

  • Internal submission due November 11, 2019
  • NSF LOI due by December 20, 2019
  • Full Proposal deadline January 24, 2020

NSF-MRI
MRI Internal Proposal (DOCX)

  • Internal deadline October 3, 2019
  • NSF deadline January 2, 2020

NSF Research Traineeships (NRT)
Internal LOI (PDF)

  • Internal LOI due October 18, 2019
  • Agency LOI due December 6, 2019
  • Agency full proposal due Feb 6, 2020
NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
AISL Internal LOI (DOCX)
  • Internal LOI deadline September 4, 2019
  • NSF full proposal deadline November 6, 2019
NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)
IGE Internal LOI (DOCX)
  • Internal LOI deadline August 21, 2019
  • NSF full proposal deadline September 27, 2019
NSF- Partnerships for Innovation
Letter of Intent (DOCX)
  • WVU Letter of Intent Deadline April 30, 2019
  • NSF Proposal Deadline July 10, 2019

NSF S-STEM Scholarship
Letter of Intent (DOCX)

  • Internal Submission due January 25, 2019
  • Agency deadline March 27, 2019

NSF EPSCoR Track 4
Internal Selection Process (DOCX)

  • Internal submission due January 25, 2019
  • Agency deadline March 12, 2019

NSF EPSCoR Track 2
Internal Selection Process (PDF)

  • Internal submission due October 15, 2018
  • NSF LOI due November 26, 2018
  • Full proposal deadline January 25, 2019

NSF MRI
MRI Instrument Ideas Sharepoint 

NSF National Research Traineeships (NRT)
NRT summary (PDF)

  • Internal LOI is due October 1, 2018
  • Agency LOI deadline December 6, 2018
  • Full proposal due February 6, 2019