NIH Cancer Research Education Grants Program (9.25.18)

February 12, 2018

Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Curriculum or Methods Development (R25)

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health 

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The over-arching goal of this NCI 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 FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on     Curriculum or Methods Development. Applications are encouraged that propose innovative, state-of-the-art programs that address the cause, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, or the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

Funding Amount:  $300,000

The maximum budget is $150,000 direct costs/year. The budget request for a given application needs to be adequately justified and reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Yearly fluctuations in the project workload should be reflected in the requested budget.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 2 years.

Application Deadline:  

  • R25 Deadlines: May 25, Sep. 25
  • AIDS Deadlines: May 7, Sep. 7

Eligibility: Faculty

The PD/PI should be an established investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or above (or equivalent)in the scientific area in which the application is targeted and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program. The PD/PI will be expected to monitor and assess the program and submit all documents and reports as required.

PD(s)/PI(s) with a currently funded NCI R25 award may submit an additional application in response to this FOA only if a new and innovative curriculum or methods development project that is distinctly different from their currently funded project is proposed. An application that proposes to adapt a current or previously funded curriculum or methods development project to a different target population is not considered to be new and innovative.

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