NIH Directors Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
March 19th, 2024
Close Date
September 6th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Opportunity No.
RFA-RM-24-005

Agency

National Institutes of Health (HHS-NIH11)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering the NIH Directors Early Independence Awards through a Grant opportunity. This funding is aimed at supporting junior investigators who want to pursue independent research immediately after completing their terminal doctoral degree or post-graduate clinical training. The goal is to accelerate their entry into an independent research career by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period. The NIH is particularly interested in supporting researchers from diverse backgrounds, including those from underrepresented groups, and from eligible institutions in all geographic locations. The NIH Directors Early Independence Awards are part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program of the NIH Common Fund. The awards are open to applicants from various fields, including behavioral, social, biomedical, applied, and formal sciences, as well as basic, translational, or clinical research. The funding does not require cost sharing or matching requirements. The maximum award ceiling for this grant is $250,000. The closing date for applications is September 6, 2024. For more information and to apply, interested parties can visit the following website: NIH Directors Early Independence Awards. Please note that eligibility is not limited to domestic organizations, as non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities are also eligible to apply. However, foreign organizations and non-domestic components of U.S. organizations are not eligible to apply. For further inquiries, interested parties can contact NIH Grants Information at grantsinfo@nih.gov.

Description

The NIH Director's Early Independence Award supports rigorous and promising junior investigators who wish to pursue independent research soon after completion of their terminal doctoral degree or post-graduate clinical training, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career. For the program to support the best possible researchers and research, applications are sought which reflect the full diversity of the research workforce. To support innovative and novel research across the vast NIH mission, individuals from diverse backgrounds (including those from underrepresented groups; see Notice of NIHs Interest in Diversity) and from the full spectrum of eligible institutions in all geographic locations are encouraged to apply to this Notice of Funding Opportunity. In addition, applications in all topics relevant to the broad mission of NIH are welcome, including, but not limited to, topics in the behavioral, social, biomedical, applied, and formal sciences and topics that may involve basic, translational, or clinical research. The NIH Director's Early Independence Award is a component of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program of the NIH Common Fund.

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