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Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional]

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.307
Sponsors
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application: Nov 22, 2019
Contact

A list of program contacts is available in the application instructions.

Purpose

This program provides grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities, defined as inequities in population health mediated by disproportionate adverse exposures associated with the physical, chemical, social and built environments.

A detailed list of research objectives and expected outputs and outcomes is available in the application instructions.

Health disparity populations include:

  • Blacks/African Americans
  • Hispanics/Latinos
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives
  • Asian Americans
  • Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
  • Underserved rural populations
  • Sexual and gender minorities
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are public/state controlled and private institutions of higher education.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a significant number of members of health disparity populations enrolled as students in the institution
  • Have been effective in assisting such students of the institution to complete the program of education or training and receive the degree involved
  • Have made significant efforts to recruit minority students to enroll in and graduate from the institution
  • Have made significant recruitment efforts to increase the number of minority or other members of health disparity populations serving in full-time faculty or administrative positions at the institution
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award budgets are limited to $950,000 in annual direct costs. The project period is up to 5 years.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Thomas Vollberg, PhD by October 22, 2019.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Asian and Pacific Islanders · Environmental health · Health disparities · Hispanics and Latinos · LGBT · Poverty · Research methods and resources



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