The SOM's redesign of the DOP website is ongoing. Please refer to FYI Fridays for updates to funding.

School of Medicine Funding Opportunities

Open beyond UAB

Highlighted Opportunities

Links Specific to QI or Health Services Research

Federal Opportunities

Foundation Opportunities

Links for Additional Searches

UAB's Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP) offers SMARTS tool for daily notification of funding opportunities

Instructions for setting up SMARTS (assistance available: or 934-0693)

  1. Log into IRAP
  2. Click Find Funding (top center of page)
  3. Enter search criteria using the simple search, advanced search and category filters (if questions, a tip sheet and manual are located on the IRAP website or you can contact
  4. Click Search - make sure you receive some results or your search may be too restrictive
  5. Click Save
  6. In the popup that appears name your search, choose whether or not you want to receive email notices, and the format/frequency of the notices
  7. Click Save Changes - and you're done!