Welcome to Research Funding & Development Services. We're a central resource to help investigators at Oregon Health and Science University find funding, assess funding strategy, and write better grants.

Featured Funding Opportunity

Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute KL2 Career Development Program
The OCTRI KL2 Mentored Career Development program supports early-career clinical and translational investigators who wish to pursue multidisciplinary research. Scholars in the program receive salary support and funds for research activities, as well as additional support services through OCTRI and the Human Investigations Program. You are eligible if you have a current or pending full-time faculty appointment as an assistant professor (or equivalent level )at OHSU, PSU, OSU, or UO, and have no prior funding as a faculty-level principal investigator on an NIH grant, except an R03 or R21. Up to $100,000 or 75 percent of a scholar's salary is provided for up to two years with an additional $25,000 per year for research activities, travel, and a tuition waiver for the Human Investigations Program.
Letter of intent deadline: April 3, 2017
Full application (by invitation only) deadline: May 1, 2017

V Foundation V Scholar Award
Provides $200,000 over two years supporting faculty by funding projects that are either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research. Any area of cancer research is welcome. Applicants must have at least two years postdoctoral (M.D. or Ph.D.) fellowship training (or at least one for M.D.s), hold a tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor, and have been appointed to their first full-time position within the last five years. Investigators who have already been awarded an R01 (or equivalent) are not eligible. OHSU may submit two nominations if at least one of the two nominee applicants identifies as someone from an underrepresented in science minority ethnic group. Limited submission guidelines apply. Interested applicants must submit an application by the internal deadline via the Competitive Application Portal (CAP).
Internal deadline: April 17, 2017
Nomination deadline: May 1, 2017
Final application deadline: June 1, 2017

What's New?

New NIH font guidelines go into effect Jan. 25
NIH has updated their recommended font list for applications submitted on or after Jan. 15, 2017. Read more here for a summary of guidelines that will apply to text in PDF grant application attachments.