Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)

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 Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) will fund Exploratory Centers of Excellence (COE) (P20) to support infrastructure and capacity building, building and sustaining novel partnerships, training, innovative basic biomedical and behavioral clinical, or population-based research and intervention and prevention studies contributing to either the improvement of minority health, the elimination of health disparities, or both.

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, May 15, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should include a summary of plans for 1) the scientific focus of the Center (minority health, health disparities, or both), 2) the Center’s goals and type of research to be conducted 3) the cores, and 4) expected outcomes.


$4,750,000. Not to exceed $950,000 per year for a period of up to five years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, May 15, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

Optional letter of intent due May 19, 2009
Full proposals due by June 19, 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