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National Institutes of Health - Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)
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 focus on Research Experiences and Courses for Skills Development. Applications are encouraged from research-intensive institutions that propose to develop recent baccalaureate science graduates from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral sciences so that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue PhD or MD-PhD degrees in these fields. The program provides support for well-designed courses for skills development and extensive research experiences aimed at preparing individuals from diverse backgrounds to complete doctoral degrees.
NIH will not accept any application that is essentially the same as one already reviewed within the past thirty-seven months (as described in the NIH Grants Policy Statement), except for submission:
- To an RFA of an application that was submitted previously as an investigator-initiated application but not paid;
- Of an investigator-initiated application that was originally submitted to an RFA but not paid; or
- Of an application with a changed grant activity code.
- Duke Internal Deadline: September 1, 2014
- Application Due Date(s): January 25, 2015; January 25, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
PAR-14-076 Expiration Date: January 26, 2016
The official announcement and description of this opportunity may
be found on the funding agency's website:
Curriculum Development; Environmental & Life Sciences; Medical - Basic Science; Physical Sciences & Engineering; Social Sciences.
The applicant institution must be a research-intensive institution that has a significant number of faculty mentors with active and extramurally funded (such as R01 or equivalent) research programs to support adequate research and academic training of the participants. It must be an institution with strong PhD and/or MD-PhD degree programs in biomedical and/or behavioral sciences that could provide excellent and challenging, but supportive, peer groups for the PREP participants to interact and network with and also serve as peer mentors.
Although the size of award may vary with the scope of the research education program proposed, it is expected that applications will stay within the following budgetary guidelines: total direct costs are limited to $400,000 annually.
The total project period may not exceed 5 years.
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.
Internal Deadline: 9/1/2014*
External Deadline: 1/25/2015
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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
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2200 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
|The Office of Research Support
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