Internal Funding Opportunities

Welcome! The UCLA Internal Funding Opportunities site offers a searchable listing of funding opportunities sponsored by UCLA and/or other University of California units. This service for the UCLA community is managed by the Research Enhancement Office within the Office for Research and Creative Activities. If you have an opportunity to include in the listing, please use the Submit an Opportunity form to provide the requested information.

Chancellor’s Arts Initiative Grant Program

The information below is from the 2022-2023 funding cycle. Please see the opportunity website for updated information.

Administering Unit
Chancellor’s Council on the Arts (UCLA CCoA)

Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences (URC-Sciences): 2021-2023 Integrated and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (i2URP) Applications

The Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences (URC-Sciences) will be accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Integrated and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (i2URP), a two year program for students to develop science communication and presentation skills, become practiced in analyzing scientific literature, and develop a deeper understanding of the research process. Participants work with program faculty during weekly Journal Club and Research Presentation meetings, which explore a range of bi

Administering Unit
UCLA Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences (URC-Sciences)

Call for Proposals for Seed Projects Leading to Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) IRG

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is pleased to announce this Call for Proposals for seed projects that might lead to the development of interdisciplinary research groups (IRG), in anticipation of the upcoming National Science Foundation solicitation for Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) in 2019.

Administering Unit
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (UCLA)

Pritzker Center Seed Grants

The information below is from the 2018-2019 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

Administering Unit
Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children & Families (UCLA)

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM): Seed Grant Program

The information below is from the 2021 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

This program represents a collaboration between the School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the DGSOM Research Themes and the Institute of Precision Health (IPH). The goal of the program is to promote the assembly of teams of scientists that are well-positioned to perform innovative, high-impact research and ultimately compete for large team science grants from federal agencies and private foundations.

Administering Unit
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM)

PIMSA Binational Research & Student Awards on Migration and Health

The information below is from the 2021 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

The Programa de Investigacion de Migracion y Salud (PIMSA) issued a Request for Proposals for Research & Student (Graduate and Undergraduate) Awards on Migration and Health. PIMSA is a consortium administrated by the Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA) of the School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley.

PIMSA conveners

Administering Unit
UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP): Smoke and Vape Free Scholars Initiative (SVFSI)

To help develop a pipeline of dedicated tobacco control researchers and advocates, the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Smoke and Vape Free Scholars Initiative (SVFSI) will support mentorship and training programs for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and master’s students from tobacco priority populations to conduct mentored tobacco-related research, while also participating in local tobacco control projects and other educational activities.

Administering Unit
Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program of California (TRDRP)-UC

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP): Funding Opportunities

The Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program of California (TRDRP) administers the portion of state retail taxes on tobacco products that are designated for research within California. This unique source of funding supports investigators at eligible California institutions whose research contributes directly to the elimination of smoking and tobacco use and mitigates its human and economic costs in California. 

Administering Unit
Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program of California (TRDRP)-UC

Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE): Funding Opportunity for Summer/Fall Workshops and Seminars

The Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is soliciting proposals for Summer/Fall quarter workshops and seminars focused on topics that impact digitally-enabled research at UCLA. Events could address research challenges, emerging methodologies, software or tools, computational questions, or advances in hardware and infrastructure. The program’s goals are to address critical research issues, bring together UCLA faculty, and establish new collaborations that can lead to new funding opportunities or campus investments.

Administering Unit
Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE)

Center for the Study of Women (UCLA): Faculty Research Grants Program

The information below is from the 2021 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

The Center for the Study of Women offers grants to all UCLA ladder faculty for research development, new project development that may lead to external funding opportunities through CSW, and project completion that could be considered for CSW publications (policy briefs, research reports).

Preference will be given to junior faculty and projects that link to CSW’s current research projects.

Administering Unit
Center for the Study of Women (UCLA)

UC Center Sacramento: Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy

The information below is from the 2021 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

The UC Center Sacramento announces its annual Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy. The award will recognize excellence in graduate student research with a direct impact on public policy. The recipients of the Emerging Scholars Award will receive a cash prize and will deliver an invited policy lecture at the UC Center Sacramento.\

Submissions should include:

Administering Unit
UC Center Sacramento

 

Important Note These opportunities have been collated for the benefit of the campus community, but in all cases viewers should refer to the pages of the hosting unit for the most current/accurate information.