Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)

Quick Facts

Due DateJanuary 25, 2016 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 400,000
Category of Funding ActivityHealth
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; 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 not allowed.

Program Description

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. To this end, this funding opportunity announcement encourages the development of creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences and Courses for Skills Development. Applications are encouraged from research-intensive institutions that propose to develop recent baccalaureate science graduates from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral sciences so that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue PhD or MD-PhD degrees in these fields. The program provides support for well-designed courses for skills development and extensive research experiences aimed at preparing individuals from diverse backgrounds to complete doctoral degrees.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberPAR-14-076
Funding Opportunity TitlePostbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)
Opportunity CategoryHealth
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJanuary 27, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateJanuary 25, 2016 (Monday)
Application Archive DateFebruary 25, 2016 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 2,500,000
Award AmountUp to $ 400,000
CFDA Number
  • 93.859 - Biomedical Research and Research Training

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; 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 not allowed.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Websitehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-076.html
ContactOffice: National Institutes of Health
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