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Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education Pilot Project Grant Program

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Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE), Washington State University
Sep 30, 2019

Michael McDonell, PhD


The Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE) Pilot Project Grant Program provides funding to foster innovative research projects that focus on reducing the burden of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and to support and provide mentorship to junior investigators during the development of their novel approaches to improving the lives of AI/AN people.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Plan to conduct research with AI/AN individuals or communities on a topic related to AUDs and their related health conditions
  • Have an advanced degree in social, behavioral, or health sciences or a similar field
  • Be a postdoctoral fellow or junior faculty member who has no experience with National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 funding or an associate professor who has received previous R01-level funding but has not worked with AI/AN communities in the past
  • Be up to date with human subject trainings or commit to completing trainings before final review by the NCARE Pilot Project Core Review Committee
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $40,000
Project period: 1-2 years

Application process

Additional guidance and letter of intent instructions are available on the program website.

Email a letter of intent by to by September 30, 2019. Selected applicants will be invited to complete a full application.

Tagged as
Alcohol use · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Human services · Research methods and resources

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