Limited Competition: Research Training for Career Development of Junior Faculty in Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Institutions (D43)

Quick Facts

Due DateDecember 17, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 600,000
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Health
Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligibility is limited to MEPI-supported institutions and consortium partners in SSA in order to build upon MEPI's existing platform, accomplishments, and momentum. 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. The applicant institution must have robust and high-quality research ongoing in the area(s) proposed under this FOA and must have the requisite faculty, staff, eligible junior faculty, and facilities on site or at partnering institutions to conduct the proposed institutional program. It is anticipated that program faculty will have active, funded research projects in which participating trainees may gain relevant experiences consistent with their research interests and goals.

Program Description

This FOA will support research training programs for junior faculty in the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)-supported institutions, which are located in Africa, to increase their capacity to participate in and carry out locally relevant research that contributes to improved human health and to foster the next generation of faculty researchers in Africa.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberRFA-TW-14-003
Funding Opportunity TitleLimited Competition: Research Training for Career Development of Junior Faculty in Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Institutions (D43)
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Health
Income Security and Social Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards10
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateOctober 7, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateDecember 17, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Archive DateJanuary 17, 2015 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 35,000,000
Award AmountUp to $ 600,000
CFDA Number
  • 93.121 - Oral Diseases and Disorders Research
  • 93.242 - Mental Health Research Grants
  • 93.307 - Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
  • 93.313 - NIH Office of Research on Women's Health
  • 93.361 - Nursing Research
  • 93.853 - Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders
  • 93.865 - Child Health and Human Development Extramural Research
  • 93.989 - International Research and Research Training
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Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligibility is limited to MEPI-supported institutions and consortium partners in SSA in order to build upon MEPI's existing platform, accomplishments, and momentum. 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. The applicant institution must have robust and high-quality research ongoing in the area(s) proposed under this FOA and must have the requisite faculty, staff, eligible junior faculty, and facilities on site or at partnering institutions to conduct the proposed institutional program. It is anticipated that program faculty will have active, funded research projects in which participating trainees may gain relevant experiences consistent with their research interests and goals.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Websitehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TW-14-003.html
ContactOffice: National Institutes of Health
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