April 12, 2011

General Guidelines for Federal Limited Submission Funding Opportunities

General guidelines:
All applicants for federal limited submission funding opportunities should notify the Office of Research of intention to submit. A pre-proposal should be submitted; if necessary an internal review will be conducted to select the institutional applicant(s). Unless otherwise specified, pre-proposals should include the following:

  • Faculty PI/PD(s)
  • Tentative title of the intended proposal
  • Names of other key faculty, departments expected to participate
  • A brief (one-page maximum) summary of the scope and content of the program.

Additional information may be requested.

Please review program details, and contact Susan Meyn in the Office of Research to submit a pre-proposal or for more information:

Recent Funding Opportunity Announcements

Limited Competition: The Health and Retirement Study (U01)
RFA-AG-12-001: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-12-001.html  

Vanderbilt is limited to a single application to this program

Pre-proposal Internal Deadline: April 26
Application Due Date: June 10
This limited competition FOA is to continue the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) as the pre-eminent resource of publicly-available data for researchers, policy analysts and program planners who are studying and/or making major policy decisions that affect retirement, pensions, health insurance, savings and economic well-being. The purpose of this FOA is to solicit an application for the next six-year cycle of the HRS. The goals of this next phase are to continue the steady-state longitudinal design for data collection and content; continue innovative sub-studies such as on consumption and time use; enhance content and methods on health, functioning, cognitive status, wealth, pensions, family structure, and psychosocial factors; continue to develop relevant linkages to administrative data; maintain and enhance data distribution and user support; and extend harmonization efforts with internationally comparable surveys of population aging.

NIMHD Resource-Related Minority Health and Health Disparities Research (U24)
RFA-MD-11-005: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-11-005.html  

Vanderbilt is limited to a single application to this program

Pre-proposal Internal Deadline: April 26
Application Due Date: June 8
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages applications from organizations to provide support for conducting minority health and health disparities resource-related research activities that support the objectives and research strategy outlined in the NIMHD FY 2009-2013 Health Disparities Strategic Plan. The priority areas for this initiative are: bioethics research, global health research, data infrastructure and dissemination and health care for rural populations research.