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Funding Opportunity Number:
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 24, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 24, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
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Expected Number of Awards:
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Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; Public or private institutions and components of institutions defined below as ┐health professional schools/colleges┐ and ┐other academic components.┐
National Institutes of Health
Purpose. This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act or ARRA), Public Law 111-5. The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. These AREA grants create opportunities for scientists and institutions otherwise unlikely to participate extensively in NIH programs, to contribute to the Nation's biomedical and behavioral research effort. AREA grants are intended to support small-scale health-related research projects proposed by faculty members of eligible, domestic institutions.
Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) R15 award mechanism.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. It is estimated that up to 50 awards will be made in FY 2010.The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.
Budget and Project Period. Applicants may request up to a total of $300,000 direct costs plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A)/ indirect costs. Use the modular budget for direct cost amounts up to $250,000 and the detailed budget for direct costs amounts above $250,000. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may be up to three (3) years.
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