NIEHS Research Intensive Short Courses and Educational Opportunities (NIEHS RISE)

By Anthony Ndifor posted 14 days ago


The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs.

To accomplish the stated overarching goal, this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skills development.

The intent of this FOA is to encourage applications to develop and conduct short-term research education activities with the goal of improving knowledge and skills needed to conduct environmental health research. Short courses submitted under this FOA are expected to include relevant, intensive, hands-on training in environmental health science topics. In addition to in-person instruction, courses that incorporate innovative or novel education models, such as project-based learning or virtual instruction, are encouraged.

Important Dates

Posted Date: July 20, 2020

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): October 30, 2020

Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days before the application due date

Application Due Date(s): November 30, 2020; November 29, 2021; November 28, 2022.

All applications are due by 5:00 om local time of the applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this FOA are due on the listed date(s). Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.