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Early Career Faculty Funding Opportunities

In today's increasingly competitive funding environment, leveraging research opportunities geared for early career investigators is even more essential for a productive research career. Click on the discipline categories to find early career research opportunities with deadlines upcoming in the next quarter. Please be sure to review the opportunity-specific sponsor sites for eligibility details, guidelines and relevance/fit for your research. Any noted deadlines below should be confirmed on sponsor/agency sites. These dates can be subject to change so please be sure to check! 

If an opportunity is a limited submission, please visit the UMD Limited Submission and Seed Grant Portal to find the competition and for application information or contact Hana Kabashi (

To learn more, or to discuss with someone from the Research Development Office, please reach out to us at

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