Limited Submission Opportunities (LSOs)

Limited submission opportunities (LSOs) are grant opportunities where only a limited number of proposals can be put forward by GW. The CFR Office partners with the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) to administer the LSO process and select the most competitive proposals to submit to the issuing foundations.

Please read this page for more information on applying for LSOs.

All Limited Submission Opportunities:

Carnegie Corporation of New York—Reimagining Multilateralism

March 02, 2021

The failure of international responses to COVID-19 is only the most recent and dramatic example of the inability of long-standing cooperative mechanisms and institutions to withstand the pressures

Carnegie Corporation of New York— The Domestic-International Connection

March 02, 2021

Experts, political leaders, and voters are increasingly calling for the United States to reorient its foreign and national security policies to better reflect connections between international and domestic concerns. They argue that economic, health, education, and social problems cannot be addressed by separating foreign and domestic policies and that greater integration would lead to more effective U.S. policies at home and abroad. Given the heightened interest in these issues, there is a need to explore the key factors underlying the importance of the domestic-international connection and what an integrative policy approach might look like in practice. 

Breast Cancer Alliance—Exceptional Project Grants

March 04, 2021

To encourage a commitment to breast cancer research, the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) invites clinical doctors and research scientists, including post docs, whose primary focus is breast cancer research and who are at any stage of their careers, to apply for funding for the Exceptional Project Grant. This grant is open to applicants at institutions within the United States.

The Whiting Foundation—Public Engagement Fellowship, 2022-23 Cycle

March 22, 2021

The Whiting Public Engagement Programs, including the Public Engagement Fellowship and the Public Engagement Seed Grant, celebrate and empower early-career humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of their scholarly vocation. This opportunity pertains to the Public Engagement Fellowship. (The Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant is listed in InfoReady separately.)

The Whiting Foundation—Public Engagement Seed Grant, 2022-23 Cycle

March 22, 2021

The Whiting Public Engagement Programs, including the Public Engagement Fellowship and the Public Engagement Seed Grant, celebrate and empower early-career humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of their scholarly vocation. This opportunity pertains to the Public Engagement Seed Grant. (The Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship is listed in InfoReady separately.)

The Pew Charitable Trusts—Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

April 13, 2021

The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.

Breast Cancer Alliance—Young Investigator Grants (YIG)

June 01, 2021

To encourage a commitment to breast cancer research, the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) invites clinical doctors and research scientists, including post docs, whose primary focus is breast cancer research, and who are in the early stages of their career, to apply for funding for the Young Investigator Grant (YIG). This grant is open to applicants at institutions within the United States.