Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NIOSH Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention (U50) solicits applications that address the etiology and prevention of injuries resulting from production agriculture/forestry/fishing. The purpose of this cooperative agreement program is to strengthen the occupational and public health infrastructure by building on more than a decade of Agricultural Center accomplishments aimed at integrating resources for occupational safety and health research and public health prevention programs at the State and local levels. Applications should address the risks from agriculture activities through research, prevention/intervention, and education projects that as a whole address problems in a synergistic manner resulting in a measurable impact on agriculture related injuries and diseases. Center activities should be designed to integrate research, education, and prevention projects that address unique problems of agriculture in the geographic region served as well as nationally.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to a 3-page summary of the following information: 1) the occupational health and safety problems and the geographic area to be addressed, 2) the research studies to be conducted, 3) plans for the development, implementation and evaluation of the educational projects, and 4) information dissemination plans.


Up to $1.2 million annually for up to five years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

Optional letter of intent due October 30, 2009. Full proposals due by November 30, 2009


URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at