Administrative Supplements for the U.S.-Japan Brain Research Cooperative Program (BRCP) - U.S. Entity (Admin Supp)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces the continuation of the U.S. entity of the U.S.-Japan Brain Research Cooperative Program (BRCP). This administrative supplement program will provide funds to research projects that are currently supported by the participating NIH Institutes and Centers.

The purpose of the BRCP is to promote scientist exchange, training, and collaborations in basic, translational and clinical research between neuroscientists from the U.S. and Japan.

The U.S. entity of the BRCP supports the following activities:

1) Visit of U.S. scientists to conduct collaborative research and/or to acquire advanced research skills in Japanese institutions.

2) Joint workshops to exchange scientific information and to foster collaborations.


Application Due Date(s): September 18, 2017; September 18, 2018; September 18, 2019

PA-17-326 Expiration Date September 19, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

All organizations administering an eligible parent award may apply for a supplement under this announcement.



Amount Description

 Application budgets are limited to $25,000 direct cost for Collaborative Research Funds, and $35,000 direct cost for Workshop Funds.

The funding mechanism being used to support this program, administrative supplements, can be used to cover cost increases that are associated with achieving certain new research objectives, as long as the research objectives are within the original scope of the peer reviewed and approved project, or the cost increases are for unanticipated expenses within the original scope of the project. Any cost increases need to result from making modifications to the project that would increase or preserve the overall impact of the project consistent with its originally approved objectives and purposes.

Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Curriculum Development
International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

September 18, 2019