CDC -- Miner Safety and Health Training Program—Western United States (U60)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this FOA is to enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States. As a result, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development and implementation of training and education programs.

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal Deadline: January 11, 2017
  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): January 20, 2017
  • Application Due Date(s): February 21, 2017

RFA-OH-17-001 Expiration Date February 22, 2017

Agency Website



Amount Description

It is anticipated that the maximum amount for each application/award will be $450,000 direct costs for each 12-month budget period.

The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may not exceed 3 years.

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

* A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* CV or Biosketch of project leader

Applicants will need to submit internal materials through My Research Proposal.(Code ILN)

Instructions for setting up your account and uploading internal applications can be found here: Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Internal Deadline

January 11, 2017

External Deadline

February 21, 2017