Funding Opportunities: Notice of Grants, Awards & Scholarships Duke University
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This information is compiled and published solely as an informational service to Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.

National Institutes of Health - Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (R25)

Synopsis:

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. To this end, this funding opportunity announcement encourages the development of creative educational activities with a primary focuses on research experiences, courses for skills development and mentoring activities. 

An applicant institution may not submit more than one application. Eligible institutions may only hold one IMSD award.

Deadlines:  Duke was awarded and IMSD in 2012 and is ineligible to submit another proposal until 2018.

  • Duke Internal Deadline: March 26, 2014
  • Application Deadline:  May 1, 2014; January 26, 2015; January 25, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

PAR-14-121 Expiration/Closing Date: January 26, 2016

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-121.html

Disciplinary Category:
Curriculum Development; Medical - Basic Science; Environmental & Life Sciences; Medical - Clinical Science; Physical Sciences & Engineering; Social Sciences.

Award Amount:
Although the size of award may vary with the scope of the research education program proposed and there are no specific budget limitations, the requested direct costs must be reasonable, well documented, fully justified and commensurate with the scope of the proposed program. All awards are subject to the availability of funds.
Numerical value: No fixed limit

Nomination Process:
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 via the upload feature on the ORS website.

* A letter of support from dean/chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* NIH Biosketch

The above materials should be compiled (in the order listed above) into one PDF file. Go to Institutionally Limited Nominations/Current Open Competitions: https://ors.duke.edu/orsmanual/current-competitions, select the appropriate competition and click the Applicant button. Follow the instructions to create a profile; click the Applicant Button on the Opportunities page and then upload your file. Please remember to click Submit after you upload.

Deadlines:
Internal Deadline: 3/26/2014*
External Deadline: 5/1/2014

*Note: For all institutionally limited opportunities: Don't assume it's too late to apply for a grant or award if the internal deadline has expired. If the external deadline has not yet expired, contact fundopps@duke.edu.

Note: For Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.
Duke University is served by two pre-award offices. The Office of Research Support assists Campus Schools and Centers. The Office of Research Administration supports the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing in Duke University Medical Center.
The Office of Research Administration -
For School of Medicine and School of Nursing
The Office of Research Support -
For Campus Schools and Centers
The Office of Research Administration must review all Duke University Medical Center applications for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORA offices seven (7) business days in advance of the sponsor deadline. The Office of Research Support must review all Duke University applications for Campus Schools and Centers prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORS offices five (5) business days in advance of sponsor the deadline.
The Office of Research Administration
Duke University Medical Center
Suite 802, Erwin Square
2200 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.5175
Web: research.som.duke.edu
Email: gcmail@mc.duke.edu
The Office of Research Support
Duke University
Suite 710 Erwin Square
2200 West. Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.3030
Web: www.ors.duke.edu
Email: fundopps@duke.edu

Previous Duke Awardees:
2012 - Ken Kreuzer - Program to Support Student Development and Diversity in the Duke University Biosciences.

Report outdated summary information to fundopps@duke.edu
Last updated 3/3/2014