Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Proposal Deadlines

**Check this page frequently for updates on common proposal deadlines relevant to UTHSCSA**

Unless otherwise noted, deadlines included here are SPONSOR deadlines. In most cases, proposals are due to OSP at least 3 business days before sponsor deadlines. Please click here for complete details on OSP internal submission deadlines.

This is not intended to be comprehensive lists of ALL proposal submission deadlines relevant to UTHSCSA. If you have questions about a deadline not included here, contact OSP or consult the specific funding opportunity program announcement. Likewise, please bear in mind that deadlines are subject to change. While OSP will keep this information as up-to-date and accurate as possible, it is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm any pertinent deadlines. Please be sure to consult the appropriate program announcement and/or sponsor in advance.

If you believe an important deadline has been left out, or see any deadlines that are incorrect, please notify Mari Martinez.

American Cancer Society

Program Deadline
Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice February 1
Research Professorships (RP) LOI February 1, Application April 1
Institutional Research Grants (IRG) April  1
Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention April 1
Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) April 1 or October 15
Research Scholar Grants April 1 or October 15
Mentored Research Scholar Grants in Applied and Clinical Research April 1 or October 15
Clinical Research Professorships (CRP) LOI August 1, Application October 15
Master's Training Grants in Clinical Oncology Social Work October 15
Doctoral Training Grants in Oncology Social Work October 15
Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing October 15
Cancer Control Career Development Awards October 15


American Diabetes Association

Program Deadline
Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award January 15
ADA Innovation Awards January 15, July 15
Training Awards January 15 , July 1
Development Award January 15
General Research Award January 18, July 15












American Heart Association (AHA)


National Affiliate:
Program Deadline
Scientist Development Grant January 30
Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award Program January 30
Clinical Research Program January 30
Innovative Research Grant July 8
Established Investigator Award July 8


SouthWest Affiliate:
Program Deadline
Postdoctoral Fellowship January 29
Predoctoral Fellowship January 29
Grant-in-Aid January 29
Clinical Research Program January 29
Beginning Grant-in-Aid January 29


Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Some of these programs have limited submission rules. Please see program guidelines for details.

Program Deadline
Career Awards for Medical Scientists Sciences October 1
Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease November 1
Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Institutional Awards at the Scientific Interface
September 4


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Medical Research Program

Some of these programs have limited submission rules.

Program Deadline
Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award Pending
Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award Pending
Doris Duke Innovation in Clinical Research Award Pending


HSC Institutional Grant Programs
This is an institutional grant open only to HSC new faculty

Program Deadline
University Research Council (URC) - Grants Program Funding on Hold
San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI) October 1, 2009 and March 1, 2010. Deadline days that fall on a weekend or holiday, will be moved to next official business day.
Please visit the HSC Institutional Grant Programs link above for additional programs and their deadline information.


Morrison Trust

Program Deadline
Basic Research Project July 1




The most popular NIH deadlines are listed below. For a complete list of NIH deadlines, click here.
Program Deadlines
New R01 Research Grants February 5 June 5 October 5
Other New Research Grants (R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36) February 16 June 16 October 16

Renewal/Resubmission/Revision R01 Research Grants

March 5 July 5 November 5

Renewal/Resubmission/Revision Other Research Grants (R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36)

March 16 July 16 November 16
All Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA), R15 February 25 June 25 October 25
New Research Career Development, K Series February 12 June 12 October 12
Renewal/Resubmission/Revision Research Career Development, K Series March 12 July 12 November 12
All Individual National Research Service Awards,
F Series Fellowships

April 8

August 8 December 8
All AIDS and AIDS-Related Applications May 7 September 7 January 7


National Kidney Foundation

Program Deadline
Research Fellowship Funding on Hold
Young Investigator Grant Program Funding on Hold
Research Grant Funding on Hold


San Antonio Area Foundation

Program Deadline
Community Grant January
Biomedical Research Grant November
South Texas Hispanic Fund September 6


Our institution is limited to 1 submission and has to be invited to apply.

Program Deadline
Searle Scholars Program September 28


TX Higher Ed. Coordinating Board

Program Deadline
Advanced Research Program / Advanced Technology Program (ARP/ATP) bi-annually - October (Letters of Intent & Pre-Proposals)


The Welch Foundation

Program Deadline
Research Grant February 1