Grants: NINR Updates

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) would like to bring to your attention three new Notices from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announcing the availability of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding for Competitive Revisions (formerly Competitive Supplements), Administrative Supplements, and Administrative Supplements for Summer Research Experiences.

Please take note of the deadlines to submit applications. For more information on all of these announcements, please visit the NINR ARRA page: www.ninr.nih.gov/Recovery/Home.htm. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.

Competitive Revisions

NOT-OD-09-058: “NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Competitive Revision Applications”

Purpose
Under this announcement, NIH provides the opportunity for investigators and United State s institutions/organizations with active NIH-supported research project grants (including SBIR and STTR) to submit Competitive Revision applications (formerly termed competitive supplements) to support a significant expansion of the scope or research protocol of approved and funded projects.

Application Due Date: April 21, 2009

For detailed information on applying for Competitive Revisions from NINR, including lists of eligible mechanisms and topic areas of interest: http://www.ninr.nih.gov/Recovery/comp_revs.

Administrative Supplements

NOT-OD-09-056: “NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Administrative Supplements”

Purpose
Under this announcement, NINR seeks applications for Administrative supplements to existing awards to support the purchase of equipment and/or scientific instrumentation. Applications for a supplement must include a justification for the proposed purchase(s), including a clear description of how the purchase(s) will further the research supported by the parent award.

Due Date for Applying to NINR: June 1, 2009

For detailed information on applying for Administrative Supplements from NINR, including eligibility requirements: http://www.ninr.nih.gov/Recovery/admin_supps.

Administrative Supplements for Summer Research Experiences

NOT-OD-09-060: “NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Administrative Supplements Providing Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Educators”

Purpose
NIH announces the opportunity for investigators and United States institutions/organizations with active NIH Research Grants to request administrative supplements to provide summer research experiences for the purpose of promoting job creation, economic development, and accelerating the pace and achievement of scientific research. These supplements will also encourage students to seriously pursue research careers in the health related sciences, as well as provide elementary, middle school, and high school teachers, community college faculty, and faculty from non-research intensive institutions with short term research experiences in NIH-funded laboratories.

Due Date for Applying to NINR: May 1, 2009

For detailed information on applying for Administrative Supplements for Summer Research Experiences from NINR, including eligibility requirements: http://www.ninr.nih.gov/Recovery/admin_supps_summer

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