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Grant Opportunities

A selection of grants currently available for submission:

NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The NIH Research Project Grant supports a discrete, specified, circumscribed project in scientific areas that represent the investigators’ specific interests and competencies and that fall within the mission of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs). The R01 is the original, and historically the oldest, grant mechanism used by the NIH to support health-related research and development.

Application Due Date (3 Cycles): February 5, June 5, October 5

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Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to enhance the pool of highly trained investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in research areas of interest to the NHLBI. The career development will take place under the guidance of an experienced mentor in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences leading to research independence.

Application Due Date/Cycles: February 11, 2022, October 13, 2022, February 14, 2023, October 13, 2023, February 13, 2024

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NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21)

The R21 grant mechanism is intended to encourage exploratory/developmental research by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of project development. The NIH has standardized the Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) application characteristics, requirements, preparation, and review procedures to accommodate investigator-initiated (unsolicited) grant applications.

Application Due Date (3 Cycles): February 16, June 16, October 16

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NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The purpose of the NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Career Development Award (K08) program is to prepare individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the nation.

Application Due Date: Rolling - September 5, January 5, April 5

Funding Opportunity Announcement: PAR-21-300