National Institutes of Health: Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health

Deadline: 6 October 2016

National Institutes of Health is currently inviting applications for its Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH). Programs will support mentored research career development of junior faculty members, known as BIRCWH Scholars, who have recently completed clinical training or postdoctoral fellowships, and who will be engaged in interdisciplinary basic, translational, behavioral, clinical, and/or health services research relevant to women’s health, and, where appropriate, the use of both sexes to better understand the influence of sex as a variable on health and disease.

The goals of this BIRCWH initiative are to increase the number and skills of investigators through a mentored research and career development experience leading to an independent scientific career that will benefit the health of women; advance research on sex/gender influences on health; and encourage interdisciplinary research methodology.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding is $5,000,000
  • Award Ceiling is $500,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Higher Education Institutions
    • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
    • Private Institutions of Higher Education
  • The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:
    • Hispanic-serving Institutions
    • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
    • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
    • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
    • Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
  • Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
    • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
    • Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
  • Governments
    • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
    • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
    • U.S. Territory or Possession
  • Other
    • Native American Tribal Organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments)
    • Faith-based or Community-based Organizations

How to Apply

Interested applicants can download the application material via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit grants.gov.

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