Released: September 16, 2009
Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Funding for Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09)
Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) congressional appropriations (Public Law 110-329 and 111-32), provide $61 million
(M) and $51M, respectively, for a total appropriation of $112M to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed
Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP) to support innovative, high-impact, clinically relevant research to
advance treatment and rapid rehabilitation from musculoskeletal injuries sustained during military combat or
combat-related activities. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
(USAMRMC) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
The FY09 PRORP is pleased to announce the release of the Career Development Award. The Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity, including the intent of the award mechanism, eligibility, and submission deadlines and Application Instructions and General Information have been posted on the Grants.gov and CDMRP websites (http://grants.gov and http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp.htm, respectively).
The FY09 PRORP will offer one additional award mechanism, the Clinical Consortium Award, which is expected to be released in late September.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Career Development Award||Military investigators with less than a total of 8 years of postdoctoral clinical or research experience (excluding clinical residency or fellowship training)||
|Clinical Consortium Award||Associate Professor or above (or equivalent)||
Information in this press release regarding the Clinical Consortium Award is being provided to allow investigators
time to plan and develop applications. The government reserves the right to make changes to the award mechanisms
offered and the mechanism elements if necessary. All applications must conform to the final Program Announcement
and Application Instructions & General Information that will be available on Grants.gov at a later date.
A pre-application (letter of intent or preproposal) is required for all award mechanisms and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (https://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 release of Program Announcements may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the PRORP 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
Last updated Monday, January 25, 2016