Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The ORWH and participating organizations and institutes seek applications for Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences. The Centers of Excellence will support interdisciplinary approaches to advance translational research on sex differences. Each SCORE institution should develop a research agenda bridging basic and clinical research underlying a health issue that is pertinent to improving the health of women.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): September 30, 2022 and August 15, 2024

RFA-OD-22-014 Expiration Date August 16, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals from diverse backgrounds, including underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and women are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.



Amount Description

Applicants may submit a budget for a total cost of up to $1.5 million per year for five years.

The total project period for an application submitted in response to this FOA may not exceed 5 years.


    Funding Type





    Medical - Basic Science
    Medical - Clinical Science
    Medical - Translational

    External Deadline

    August 15, 2024