Fogarty International Research Collaboration - Behavioral and Social Sciences (FIRCA-BSS) Research Award (R03)

-Purpose.

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the Fogarty International Research Collaboration Behavioral and Social Sciences (FIRCA-BSS) Research Award facilitates collaborative behavioral and social sciences research between scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health

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(NIH) and investigators in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). For basic biomedical research, see the companion Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Fogarty International Research Collaboration Basic Biomedical Sciences (FIRCA-BB) Research Award (PAR-08-222) .

Special consideration will be given to proposed research that addresses significant global health problems, particularly those of high relevance to an LMIC country or region.

This FOA includes an additional review criterion of Research Capacity Building (see Section V.

2.  Application Review and Selection Process).  -Mechanism of Support.

This FOA will utilize the NIH Small Research grant (R03) mechanism with additional eligibility, project period and funding restrictions.

The R03 is intended to support small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources.

-Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards.

Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. The anticipated number of awards is 10 to 20 per year.

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Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: National Institutes of Health

Estimated Funding: Not Available





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-223.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; 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); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-223.html

Contact:
NIH OER WebmasterFBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster

Agency Email:
FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Date Posted:
2008-07-31

Application Due Date:
2010-09-29

Archive Date:
2010-10-30



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