NIDA REI: Training a Diverse Data Science Workforce for Addiction Research (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The overarching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this NOFO will support educational activities with a primary focus on:

  • Courses for Skills Development
  • Research Experiences

This notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is a part of NIDA’s Racial Equity Initiative (REI). 

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of this National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a diverse workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

This NOFO invites R25 applications that propose to train a diverse data science workforce in the drug addiction research field to accelerate the pace of biomedical and socio-behavioral innovation in drug addiction research.    

Deadlines:

  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): December 24, 2023

  • Application Due Date: January 24, 2024

RFA-DA-24-025 Expiration Date January 25, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The sponsoring institution must assure support for the proposed program. Appropriate institutional commitment to the program includes the provision of adequate staff, facilities, and educational resources that can contribute to the planned program.

Institutions with existing Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) institutional training grants (e.g., T32) or other Federally funded training programs may apply for a research education grant provided that the proposed educational experiences are distinct from those training programs receiving federal support. In many cases, it is anticipated that the proposed research education program will complement ongoing research training occurring at the applicant institution.

Amount

$625,000

Amount Description

Budgets are limited to $125,000 per year in direct costs.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

January 24, 2024