RFA-AG-16-010 Short Courses in High Priority Domains of Behavioral and Social Research on Aging (R25) Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health

General Information

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AG-16-010
Funding Opportunity Title: Short Courses in High Priority Domains of Behavioral and Social Research on Aging (R25)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
CFDA Number(s): 93.866 — Aging Research
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Posted Date: Jun 9, 2015
Creation Date: Jun 9, 2015
Original Closing Date for Applications: Oct 7, 2015  
Current Closing Date for Applications: Oct 7, 2015  
Archive Date: Nov 7, 2015
Estimated Total Program Funding: $375,000
Award Ceiling: $125,000
Award Floor:


Eligible Applicants:
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Small businesses
County governments
City or township governments
Independent school districts
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Special district governments
Private institutions of higher education
State governments
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

Additional Information

Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Description: The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.The over-arching goal of this National Insitute on Aging (NIA) R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs in interdisciplinary areas of science relevant to behavioral and social research on aging. To accomplish this goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development aimed at enhancing the development of interdisciplinary scientists and of common languages and sharing of tools and analytic approaches across disciplines.Applications that propose to integrate education in economics, neuroscience, and/or genetics with psychology, demography, or sociology are particularly encouraged. This FOA will support short term education programs such as intensive summer institutes and advanced workshops on methodology. Applications may propose courses for skills development at the following levels of professional career development: medical/graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, medical resident, and/or independent scientist. Priority areas of focus are: Genetics/Genomics Methodologies for the Behavioral and Social Sciences; Neuroeconomics and Social Neuroscience; Developing Partnerships for Research in Private-Sector Settings, Cross-Training in Economics and Psychology.
Link to Additional Information: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-16-010.html
Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

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