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The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The goal of the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program is to invest in educational activities that enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.  To this end, this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), teachers and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development or Informal science Education (ISE) exhibits, and Outreach activities. 

Details on current ORIP SEPA projects can be found at the following links:

http://dpcpsi.nih.gov/orip/ose/sepa/science_education_partnership_awards_index and http://nihsepa.org.

 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with the SEPA Scientific/Research Contact to be advised on the appropriateness of the intended P-12 STEM or ISE project for the SEPA program objectives and Office of Science Education/SEPA priorities.

Application Instructions

Please submit:

  1. a two-page letter of intent with a list of all anticipated investigators, description of proposed aims and approach
  2. Biosketch or CV of the PI
  3. a letter of support from the Dean or Chair

to research@uw.edu by 5:00 PM Thursday, June 19, 2014. Full proposals are due to the sponsor on 7/30/14, so you will need to have your materials in to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 7/23/14 for processing, if given the go ahead by the Proposal Review Committee.

Opportunity Details

Program web page

Program Announcement No.

PAR-14-228

Deadlines
06/09/2014 UW Internal Deadline Closed
07/23/2014 OSP Deadline
07/30/2014 Sponsor Deadline
Sponsor

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Funding amount

$1,250,000

Maximum Number of Applications

1

Eligible groups
  • All campus

Inquiries and Contact Information

Investigators who identify a grant, award or fellowship program that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an Institution should immediately contact their Chairperson, Associate Dean for Research (or Dean, if no ADR) and the Office of Research (see below) if they intend to prepare a response. Failure to do so, or to meet the deadlines for submission of pre-proposal, will preclude submission of the application through the Office of Sponsored Programs.

For general inquiries, or to request a listing of a limited submission opportunity that should be but is not already listed, please email us at research@uw.edu.