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FY15 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 18, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • New for FY15: Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application: May 11, 2015
Application: August 20, 2015
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 18, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: May 11, 2015
Application: August 20, 2015

FY15 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 10, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2015
Application: October 1, 2015
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $340,000 in direct costs.
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $340,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 10, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2015
Application: October 1, 2015

FY15 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $360,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: April 21 2015
Application: July 21, 2015

FY15 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Innovator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $5M.
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Nomination): April 24, 2015
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: July 28, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015
Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 3:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $2.5M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Funding Level 4:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $10M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Both Funding Levels:
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): April 24, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015
Distinguished Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $3M.
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): April 24, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015
Breakthrough Award Level 3 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 23, 2015 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 3:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $2.5M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 18, 2015
Invited Application: December 21, 2015

FY15 Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2015 Preclinical Studies
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.5 Million in total costs.
Clinical Trials
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2 Million in total costs.
Pre-Application: June 1, 2015
Application: August 17, 2015

FY15/16 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY15 Joint En Route Care Training System of Systems Initiative Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
March 9, 2015
  • Anticipate total (direct and indirect) costs will not exceed $1 million
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year
Pre-Application: April 28, 2015
Extramural Application: August 5, 2015
Intramural Application: August 10, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Health Informatics/Information Technology - INTRAMURAL ONLY Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
June 12, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • Applications are not restricted to a predetermined cost limit. The requested budget must be justified and appropriate to the scope of work proposed.
Pre-Application: August 6, 2015
Application: December 1, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Metrics: Transitioning Training to Reality (RealMETRX) Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
June 11, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 30 months.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $1.6 Million.
Pre-Application: July 29, 2015
Extramural Application: November 12, 2015
Intramural Application: November 18, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Medical Decision Aids - Predictive Markers (SimMarkers) Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
June 11, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 18 months.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $600,000.
Pre-Application: July 29, 2015
Extramural Application: November 12, 2015
Intramural Application: November 18, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Adaptive Tutor Using Methodologies for Neuroplasticity (ATUMN) Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
July 29, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $1.5 Million.
Pre-Application: September 10, 2015
Application: December 17, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.

FY15 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $575,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Nested traineeship: Additional maximum of $50,000 for residents or $30,000 for medical students in direct costs (plus indirect costs) over a one-year period of performance.
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 22, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: October 21, 2015
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 22, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: October 21, 2015
Translational Leverage Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 22, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: October 21, 2015

FY15 Epilepsy Research Program (ERP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 21, 2015 Level I:
  • Funding limit is $500,000 direct costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Level II:
  • Funding limit is $2.2M total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 19, 2015
Application: November 24, 2015

FY15 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
NEW! Gulf War Illness Epidemiology Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 14, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $975,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: August 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: October 29, 2015
New Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 14, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): October 15, 2015
Application: October 29, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 14, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: August 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: October 29, 2015
Innovative Treatment Evaluation Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 14, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $700,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: August 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: October 29, 2015
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 14, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,500,000 for direct costs.
  • Multiple-PI Option allows each Partnering PI application to request up to $1,000,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: August 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: October 29, 2015

FY15 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 26, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $100,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 1 year
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 28, 2015
Application: August 11, 2015
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $240,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 2, 2015
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: September 16, 2015
Clinical Exploration Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2015 Clinical Trials
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years
Correlative Studies
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 2, 2015
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: September 16, 2015
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 2, 2015
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: September 16, 2015

FY15 Military Burn Research Program (MBRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Burn Injuries Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 30, 2015 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • Anticipated direct cost will not exceed $750,000
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Funding Level 2:
  • Anticipated direct cost will not exceed $2 million
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 20, 2015
Application: December 3, 2015

FY15 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Pilot Clinical Trial Award (New for FY15) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2015
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 4, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 10, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (New for FY15) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2015
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 4, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 10, 2015

FY15 Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $900,000 direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $100,000 direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $525,000 direct costs ($575,000 direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator ).
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015
New Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015

FY15 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Orthotics Outcomes Research Award (OORA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 16, 2015 The FY15 OORA offers two funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable total (direct and indirect) costs for the entire period of performance are $500,000.
    Funding Level 2:
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The allowable range of total costs (direct and indirect) for the entire period of performance is between $500,000 and $2.5 million (M), depending on the individual research project.
  • The requested budget level should be appropriate for the scope of research proposed.
Pre-Application: August 31, 2015
Application submission is by invitation only.
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 28, 2015
Application: November 16, 2015
Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award (PORA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 16, 2015 The FY15 PORA offers two funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable total (direct and indirect) costs for the entire period of performance are $500,000.
    Funding Level 2:
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The allowable range of total costs (direct and indirect) for the entire period of performance is between $500,000 and $2.5 million (M), depending on the individual research project.
  • The requested budget level should be appropriate for the scope of research proposed.
Pre-Application: August 31, 2015
Application submission is by invitation only.
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 28, 2015
Application: November 16, 2015

FY15 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Translational Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: May 6, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 5, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: May 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 12, 2015
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $725,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 5 years.
Pre-Application: May 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 12, 2015
Pilot Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application: May 6, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 5, 2015

FY15 Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Convergence Science Research Award (CSRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 20, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement
Pre-Application: August 19, 2015
Application: November 25, 2015
Quality of Life Research Award (QUAL) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 20, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement
Pre-Application: August 19, 2015
Application: November 25, 2015
Military Risk Factors Research Award (MRFA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 20, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $5,000,000 for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application: August 19, 2015
Application: November 25, 2015

FY15 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Horizon Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 1, 2015
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $75,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 1 year
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 11, 2015
Letter of Intent is required.
Application: September 29, 2015
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 24, 2015
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $360,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 1, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: August 25, 2015
Idea Award with Special Focus Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 24, 2015
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 1, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: August 25, 2015
Translational Team Science Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 24, 2015
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $1,200,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 16, 2015
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 29, 2015

FY15 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • Funding limit not defined; requested funding must be appropriate for the scope of work proposed
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 18, 2015
Application: October 22, 2015
Discovery Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 18 months
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 25, 2015
Application: July 9, 2015
Focused Program Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $10 million for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 18, 2015
Application: October 28, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $1.2 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs); $1.5 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs) for applications including a Partnering PI Option
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 11, 2015
Application: October 15, 2015
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 17, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $1.8 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 11, 2015
Application: October 15, 2015

FY15 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Applied Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 30, 2015
    Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 3 years
    Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 13, 2015
Application: November 19, 2015
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 30, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $3,000,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 13, 2015
Application: November 19, 2015

FY15 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON IMPACT
Exceptional Responders Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $2.5 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): June 25, 2015
Application: September 24, 2015
Impact Award (modified!) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
    Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 (K) for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $2M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): June 25, 2015
Application: September 24, 2015
Health Disparity Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $600K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • If applying for the Qualified Collaborator Option, maximum funding of $750K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • Additional funds can be requested if including the Nested HD Traineeship Option
Pre-application (Preproposal): July 16, 2015
Application: September 24, 2015
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON INNOVATION
Idea Development Award (modified!) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
    Established PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $375K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    New Investigator Option:
  • Maximum funding of $275K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $750K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): June 25, 2015
Application: September 24, 2015
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON TRAINING
Physician Research Training Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $130K per year for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): July 30, 2015
Confidential Letters of Recommendation: August 13, 2015
Application: August 13, 2015
Postdoctoral Training Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
  • Maximum of $125K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): July 30, 2015
Confidential Letters of Recommendation: August 13, 2015
Application: August 13, 2015
Collaborative Undergraduate Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Summer Training Program Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 20, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $200K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): July 30, 2015
Application: August 13, 2015

FY15 Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 23, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year.
  • Funding is $150,000 in total costs
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): September 16, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015
Idea Discovery Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 23, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years
  • Funding is $450,000 in total costs
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): September 16, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 23, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years
  • Funding is $1,000,000 in total costs
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 25, 2015
Preproposal is required, application submission is by invitation only
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: December 1, 2015
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 23, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years
  • Funding is $3,000,000 in total costs
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 25, 2015
Preproposal is required, application submission is by invitation only
Invitation to Submit an Application: September 2015
Invited Application: December 1, 2015

FY15 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 2, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,000,000 for direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 2, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 2, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 2, 2015
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,250,000 for direct costs ($1,500,000 for direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator)
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2015
Application: October 14, 2015

FY15 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 in direct costs ($600,000 in direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator).
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015
Pilot Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 6, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $300,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 10, 2015
Application: July 27, 2015


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