NIMHD Centers of Excellence in Investigator Development and Community Engagement (P50 - Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to further advance NIMHD’s mission by supporting Centers of Excellence to enhance research training and education of academic faculty (including post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty, and other early-stage investigators) in the conduct of minority health and health disparities research.

Only one application per institution is allowed. Interested applicants from within Duke should contact fundopps@duke.edu as early as possible.

Deadlines:

  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): July 4, 2023

  • Application Due Date: August 04, 2023

RFA-MD-23-011 Expiration Date August 05, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Pursuant to Public Law 106-525, institutions of higher education must meet the following criteria to be eligible:

(A) Has a significant number of members of minority health disparity populations or other health disparity populations enrolled as students in the institution (including individuals accepted for enrollment in the institution). NIH-designated health disparity populations are Black/African Americans, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual and gender minorities. 

(B) Has been effective in assisting such students of the institution to complete the program of education or training and receive the degree involved.

(C) Has made significant efforts to recruit minority students to enroll in and graduate from the institution, which may include providing means-tested scholarships and other financial assistance as appropriate.

(D) Has made significant recruitment efforts to increase the number of minority or other members of health disparity populations serving in faculty or administrative positions at the institution.

Note: NIH-designated populations that experience health disparities are Black/African Americans, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual and gender minorities.

Amount

$2,500,000

Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to $500,000 direct costs annually, not including Consortium F&A costs.

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

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty
Institutional

Category

Community Outreach and Engagement
Curriculum Development
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

August 4, 2023