Monday, October 4, 2010

National Mentoring Networks to Enhance the Clinician-Investigator Workforce in Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), solicits Resource-Related Research Projects-Cooperative Agreement (U24) applications from institutions/organizations that propose to develop and pilot research mentoring networks for budding clinician-scientists on a national scale. These networks will recruit and nurture promising clinically-trained individuals seeking to establish an independent research trajectory in deafness and other communication disorders within their careers, but requiring ongoing mentorship to achieve this goal. This nurturance will be achieved through matching these protgs to highly qualified, committed research mentors and facilitating ongoing contact between the mentors and protgs. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH Resource-Related Research Projects- Cooperative Agreement (U24) award mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards.

Date due: February 17, 2011

Amount: $250,000

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