NIMHD William G. Coleman, Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award

Designed to support the development of innovative research ideas and concepts

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Eligibility

This competitive award will make available $15,000 for supplies and services to be committed before the 2018 fiscal-year end, under the mentorship of either NIMHD intramural or NIMHD adjunct intramural investigators.

Interested research teams and individuals may submit a three-page proposal (excluding references) including the background, hypotheses, specific aims, methods, expected outcomes, description of how successful completion of the proposal will have an impact on advancing the science of minority health and/or health disparities research, detailed budget, and budget justification.

This program is designed to support the development of innovative research ideas contributed by postdoctoral fellows, staff scientists, and staff clinicians within the intramural research program that have the potential of high impact in any area of minority health and health disparities research. Preference will be given to postdoctoral fellows, staff scientists, and staff clinicians under the mentorship of either NIMHD Intramural or NIMHD adjunct intramural investigators.

Each applicant must also submit their CV and a letter of support from their mentor(s) that provides a statement describing their support for the research and how participation and successful completion of the proposed research will be important for the career development of the applicant.