NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)

Funding Agency:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The purpose of the NIOSH Conference and Scientific Meeting Cooperative Program (U13) is to support high quality and impact scientific conferences/meetings that are relevant to NIOSH’s scientific mission, program priorities, and to the public health. The conference cooperative agreement program is integral to the overall mission of NIOSH. An application should address and advance the field of occupational safety and health ( and A conference/scientific meeting is defined as a gathering, symposium, seminar, scientific meeting, workshop or any other organized and formal meeting where persons assemble or meet virtually to coordinate, exchange, and disseminate information or to explore or clarify a defined subject, problem, or area of knowledge. Applications for training-only events will not be considered under this announcement. For training opportunities, NIOSH recommends that an interested individual visit the NIOSH webpage for sponsored Education and Research Centers and Training Program Grants at


  • Letter of Intent is due 30 days prior to application receipt date.
  • U13 Deadlines: Apr. 12, Aug. 12, and Dec.12

PAR-14-229 Expiration Date: September 8, 2019

Agency Website

Amount Description

One to two awards per year are anticipated. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the number, quality, and cost of the applications received.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 12, 2019