Office of Research

Prevention of HIV Transmission/Acquisition through a better understanding of Reproductive Health (R03)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites Small Grant Program (R03) applications to further our understanding of HIV acquisition/transmission by increasing our knowledge regarding the intersection between reproductive health and HIV prevention. The emphasis of the FOA is to encourage comprehensive behavioral-biomedical approaches that can lead to new insights in HIV prevention research. This FOA is not intended to fund drug discovery or large scale clinical trials.   

Application Instructions

Please submit a two-page letter of intent with a list of all anticipated investigators, description of proposed aims and approach, and Biosketch of the PI by email to by 5:00 PM Thursday, October 11, 2012. Full applications are due to the sponsor 11/29/12 so you will need to have your proposal to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 11/22/12 for processing if given the go ahead by the review committee.

Opportunity Details

Program web page

Program Announcement No.


10/11/2012 UW Internal Deadline Closed
11/22/2012 OSP Deadline
11/29/2012 Sponsor Deadline

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Maximum Number of Applications


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