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

The award will make available $8,000 to $15,000 for supplies and services to be committed before the 2017 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, central hypothesis, detailed specific aims and a discussion of the expected outcome and possible pitfalls to the approach. Applicants must also include a summary budget and a detailed explanation and description of how successful completion of the proposal will have an impact on advancing the science of minority health and/or health disparities research.

Each applicant must also submit their CV and a letter of support from their mentor(s) that includes 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.