This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) as part of the NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) solicits short-term R25 Research Education Project applications that will focus on providing creative
and innovative education research experiences for new scientists in basic behavioral and social science research (b-BSSR).
The goal of this initiative is to support the growth of a cohort of scientists with research expertise in b-BSSR to further the understanding of fundamental mechanisms and patterns of behavioral and social functioning relevant to the health and well-being of individuals and populations.
Mechanism of Support.
This FOA will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism.
Research education programs may not be transferred from one institution to another, unless strongly justified (see Section VI.2).
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards.
OppNet has dedicated $ 1. 5 million to capacity-building grants in FY201 1. The nature and scope of proposed projects will vary across applications; OppNet expects the awards to vary accordingly.
Consequently, the total amount awarded and the number of awards pursuant to this funding opportunity will depend on the submission of sufficient numbers of meritorious applications and the availability of funds.