Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NIH National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Dissertation Research Award to Increase Diversity (R36)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

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University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

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Limited Submission Announcement

The primary objective of the NIH National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Dissertation Research Award to Increase Diversity (R36) program is to increase the health disparities research workforce by stimulating and supporting dissertation research. The NCMHD Dissertation Research grant will provide full-time salary support and modest research funds for up to two years for eligible students to facilitate completion of the doctoral research project and dissertation in a research area relevant to the NCMHD mission and research priorities. Eligible students must have the goal of becoming successful investigators in areas of biomedical or behavioral science relevant to the mission of the NCMHD and who are either from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group, have a disability, or are from a disadvantaged background.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should include 1) the candidate’s status as a graduate student and the stage of dissertation development, 2) a summary of the candidate’s research project, and 3) the candidate’s career goals.

Amount:

The requested budget may not exceed the current fiscal year National research Service Award (NRSA) predoctoral stipend level (http://grants.nih.gov/training/nrsa.htm#policy) and up to $15,000 for additional expense costs per year for a maximum of a two-year project period.



MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

Full proposals due by June 30, 2009








URL for more information: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-09-008.html

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 research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.