Funding Opportunities

NEW! Opioid and Pain Management Pilot Grant Opportunity

Researchers are encouraged to apply for pilot study awards being offered for opioid addiction and pain management research. Funded by UAMS, one-year awards of $25,000 will be available for studies that can produce data to support applications for larger extramural awards. Letters of intent are due Oct. 8, 2018, by noon. Please visit the opportunity page for more information.

TRI offers the following funding opportunities:

CTSA Inter-Institutional Pilot Awards (Western States Consortium Awards)

The goal of the Inter-Institutional Pilot award program is to promote inter‐institutional collaboration across the CTSA consortium by funding innovative, translational research projects that involve two or more of the participating institutions in the Western States Consortium. RFAs are released on an intermittently. The researchers from each participating institution in an awarded project will receive up to $25,000 to support their work. For more information or to view the latest RFA, click here.

TRI Pilot Awards

The goal of TRI’s Pilot Program is to provides seed funds for feasibility testing and generation of preliminary data to support future research efforts that will make a measurable positive impact on health issues facing Arkansas and Arkansans. For more information or to view the latest RFA, click here.

Multidisciplinary Team Science Awards

The goal of the Multidisciplinary Team Science Awards Program is to expand the use of technology to improve health outcomes in rural and underrepresented populations, putting a special emphasis on research involving telehealth and mobile health (mHealth) innovations. This is an annual RFA with the inaugural announcement planned for 2019. Please check back on this page or our TRI Newsroom page for updates and further information.

Team Science Vouchers

The goal of the Team science Voucher Program i to jumpstart new interdisciplinary research teams at UAMS. The Vouchers target early-stage collaborations between investigators exploring innovative research ideas. The Vouchers are designed to be an open opportunity with the inaugural launch of the program scheduled for 2019. Please check back on this page or our TRI Newsroom page for updates and further information.