Gambling Disorders 360°

Exploring the latest news, issues and research relating to gambling disorders and responsible gaming

Funding Opportunities

With funding from the National Center for Responsible Gaming, the Institute’s Project Grants program offers opportunities for investigators from various disciplines and at all career levels, especially those new to the field.

Grant Categories

The Institute awards grants in five categories:

  • Exploration Grants (up to $10,000 for one year)
  • Seed Grants (up to $25,000 for one year)
  • Large Grants (up to $75,000 per year for two years)
  • Early Stage Investigator Grants (up to $65,000 for two years)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (up to $43,000 for one year)

In addition, a request for applications for research to develop and test an online screening and brief intervention for college students has been announced for 2011.

More information about each of these funding opportunities is available via the links at left; application deadlines are detailed in the chart below.


2011 Application Deadlines

Grant Amount Letter of Intent Deadline Application Deadline Notification
Exploration Grant Up to $10,000 Not applicable April 1, 2011 May 1, 2011
Seed Grant Up to $25,000 Not applicable May 2, 2011 June 15, 2011
Large Grant Up to $75,000 July 1, 2011 Sept. 1, 2011
Nov. 15, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship Up to $43,000 Not applicable April 1, 2011 June 15, 2011
Early Stage Investigator Grant Up to $65,000 July 1, 2011 Sept. 1, 2011 Nov. 15, 2011
Online SBI for College Students Up to $100,000 March 1, 2011 April 1, 2011 June 15, 2011

Review Criteria

Information about the criteria used by the Institute’s peer review panels to evaluate applications is available on the Review Criteria page.

Application Announcements and Forms

To download the full announcements, which include application instructions, and the application forms, go the specific grant category listed on the menu. Click here to download the biosketch form or use the NIH form.

Mailing List

To stay up-to-date on upcoming funding opportunities, send contact information to Christine Reilly, executive director of the Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders, at creilly [at] gamblingdisorders [dot] org.