The purpose of this Program Announcement is to invite applications for support of drug abuse doctoral dissertation research in epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, and women and sex/gender differences. This Program Announcement provides funding support of dissertation research through the NIH Dissertation Award (R36) mechanism. Grants to support dissertation research will provide no more than $50,000 in direct costs per year, and are awarded for up to two years, with the possibility of extension without additional funds for up to 12 months. Any domestic public or private university or college is eligible to apply, given that it has the staff and facilities available to provide a suitable environment for the candidate to perform high-quality research. The applicant for a dissertation research grant must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program in the behavioral, biomedical, or social sciences and must propose to conduct research in!
one of the areas specified in this Program Announcement. (These awards do not support study leading to the M.D., D.O., or D.D.S., or similar professional degrees unless they are part of a combined degree program.) The doctoral student must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or an individual who has been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of an Alien Registration Receipt Card) at the time of application. Only one application may be submitted by a doctoral candidate in response to this announcement. Application materials are available through the NIH website (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms.htm), and technical assistance in preparing applications is available from the contact people listed in this announcement. Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088.
Who can apply:
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Eligible functional categories:
Drug Abuse Research Programs
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