Notice of Limited Competition Request For Competing Applications: Institutional Research Training Programs: Increasing Diversity

Notice Number: NOT-MH-04-009

Key Dates
Release Date: September 9, 2004
Application Receipt Date: November 19, 2004

Issued by
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (http://www.nimh.nih.gov)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), (http://www.nida.nih.gov)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (http://www.ninds.nih.gov)

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are requesting competing renewal applications from the NIMH Diversity Training Programs. These programs were awarded as a result of a Request for Applications, Institutional Research Training Programs: Increasing Diversity (RFA MH-01-009). The RFA was issued to promote diversity in the mental health, neurological sciences, and drug abuse research workforce by supporting national and/or regional training programs that will recruit, train, and retain individuals from ethnic and racial minority groups, as well as individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, in the relevant biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences.

Areas of research interest to each Institute can be found at the following websites:
NIMH: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/compon.cfm
NIDA: http://www.nida.nih.gov/AboutNIDA.html
NINDS: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/funding/funding_announcements/funding_opps.htm

Mechanism of Support

The renewal of Institutional Research Training Programs: Increasing Diversity Program will use the NIH National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) mechanism. Responsibility for the planning, direction, execution, and financial and accounting responsibilities of the proposed research training program will be solely that of the Program Director and sponsoring organization. In addition, the continuation of an external advisory committee with appropriate expertise is required. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this notice may not exceed 5 years.

Submitting an Application

Applications must be prepared using the Institutional NRSA Section of the PHS 398 research grant application instructions and forms (rev. 5/2001). The PHS 398 is available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format. For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone (301) 435-0714, Email: GrantsInfo@nih.gov.

Supplementary Instructions

NIMH will contact the current awardees regarding application procedures and format.

Inquiries

Written and telephone inquiries concerning this limited competition may be directed to:

Mark Chavez, Ph.D.
Division of Mental Disorders, Behavioral Research and AIDS
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6207, MSC 9621
Bethesda, MD 20892-9621
Telephone: (301) 443-8942
FAX: (301) 443-6000
Email: mchavez1@mail.nih.gov

Nancy Desmond, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7197, MSC 9645
Bethesda, MD 20892-9645
Telephone: (301) 443-3563
FAX: (301) 443-1731
Email: ndesmond@mail.nih.gov

Enid Light, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room MSC 7160, MSC 9635
Bethesda, MD 20892-9635
Telephone: (301) 443-1185
FAX: (301) 594-6784
Email: elight@mail.nih.gov

Suman Rao, Ph.D.
Office of Science Policy and Communications
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5230, MSC 9591
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 443-6071
FAX: (301) 443-6277
Email: srao@mail.nih.gov

NINDS Training and Career Development Officer
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 2154, MSC 9523
Bethesda, MD 20892-9523
Telephone: (301) 496-4188
FAX: (301) 594-4370
Email: NINDSTrainingOffice@ninds.nih.gov


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