Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NIH Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Ancillary Training Activities (T36)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

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573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The NIH Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) training programs exist to significantly increase the number and competitiveness of underrepresented minorities engaged in biomedical research. Ancillary training may include support for student academic development and enrichment activities that are designed to improve critical thinking skills, communication skills, and time management; and may also provide group learning opportunities, interdisciplinary or advanced course training where students learn quantitative skills to analyze biomedical and behavioral problems, and opportunities to meet and discuss career choices with appropriate role models.

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 pm Friday, May 30, 2008. Letters of intent should be limited to a 3-page summary, including 1) goals and objectives of the project, 2) plan(s) for recruitment and retention of students from underrepresented groups, and 3) plan for project evaluation.


Variable, with the project period lasting no longer than five years

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2008

Sponsor Deadlines:

September 11, 2008

URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in life and health science disciplines. Please forward it to 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