Released: September 29, 2009
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
Funding for Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09)
The Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) Defense Appropriations Act provides $150 million to the Department of Defense
Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative, high-impact breast cancer research. This
program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
FY09 BCRP program announcements and application instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on Grants.gov in October 2009.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Concept Award||Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent)
Postdoctoral-level investigators are eligible to apply
|Postdoctoral Fellowship Award||Independent, non-mentored investigators within 6 years of their last mentored position as of the application deadline||
|Era of Hope Scholar Award||Independent, non-mentored investigators within 6 years of their last mentored position as of the application deadline||
Information in this pre-announcement is being provided to allow investigators time to plan and develop proposals.
All proposals must conform to the final program announcements and application instructions that will be available
for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website in October 2009. The application package containing the
required forms for each award mechanism will also be found on Grants.gov. A listing of all USAMRMC funding
opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org) prior to application submission. Applications must be submitted through the federal government's single-entry portal, Grants.gov. Requests for email notification of the program announcements release may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the BCRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
- Gail Whitehead, Public Affairs Manager, CDMRP, 301-619-7783