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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Fogarty International Center (FIC)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Release/posted date: May 3, 2007

Letter of intent receipt date: August 20, 2007

Application submission/receipt date: September 20, 2007

This grant will provide support for the creation of new, multidisciplinary educational programs that will foster global health research and teaching within and between institutions, to be called Framework Programs for Global Health. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism. The FIC and collaborating Institutes (NCI, NIEHS, NINDS, and NIBIB) together intend to commit up to $1.5 million in FY 2008 to fund up to 11 new Framework awards in response to this FOA. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may not exceed 3 years. Direct costs are limited to $125,000 per year. Eligible institutions or organizations include public or state-controlled institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; US territories or possessions; nondomestic (non-US) entities (foreign organizations); Hispanic-serving institutions; historically black colleges and universities; tribally controlled colleges and universities; Alaska native- and native Hawaiian-serving institutions; regional organizations; and public or private research institutions associated with an institution of higher education. Eligible research institutions without an internal educational component must partner with an institution of higher education to meet the full requirements of this program. To be eligible, institutions must have a prerequisite number of qualifying active NIH or other global health grants, as described herein. All non-US entities applying as an applicant institution must be in …

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