This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites new planning grant applications for the Global Infectious Disease (GID) Research Training Program from applicants at low- and middle-income research institutions (LMICs).
The application should propose plans to develop a collaborative research
training program with a U. S. institution that will strengthen the capacity of the applicant institution to conduct infectious disease (excluding HIV/AIDS and select agents) research.Planning grants should describe the planning process and detailed vision for developing a research-training program that focuses on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, infections that frequently occur as co-infections in HIV infected individuals or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions in LMICs.
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-194.htmlAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); The sponsoring institution must assure support for the proposed program.
Appropriate institutional commitment to the program includes the provision of adequate staff, facilities, and educational resources that can contribute to the planned program.Applicants should include an eligible U. S. institution as a collaborator for which joint research with the applicant LMIC institution can be documented by publications, grants or previous research training activities.
Applicants are encourages to contact the FIC Scientific/Research Staff if more than one U. S. and one LMIC institution will be proposed as training sites.Only institutions in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC), defined by the World Bank classification system (according to Gross National Income (GNI) per capita as ¿low-income,¿ ¿lower-middle-income,¿ and ¿upper-middle-income¿) and NOT-TW-12-011 "Notice of Change in Country Eligibility for Fogarty International Training Grants" are eligible to apply.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-194.htmlContact:
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FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV Date Posted:
2014-04-25Application Due Date: