The Director’s Pioneer Awards Program:
NIH welcomes proposals for 2012 NIH Director’s Pioneer Awards for innovative approaches to major challenges inbiomedical or behavioral research.
NIH expects to make at least 7 Pioneer Awards in summer 2012. To continue its strong record of diversityin these programs, NIH especially encourages women and members of groups that are underrepresented in NIH research to apply.
- Up to $2.5 million in direct costs over 5 years
- Open to scientists at any career stage.
The deadline for submitting Pioneer Award applications is October 7, 2011.
See the instructions in the Funding Opportunity Announcement RFA-RM-11-004 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-11-004.html) andhttp://commonfund.nih.gov/pioneer for more information. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.