Research and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15)

Funding Number: PA-13-313
Funding Type:
Release Date: September 11, 2013
Expiration Date: September 8, 2016
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-313.html

The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. AREA grants create opportunities for scientists and institutions, otherwise unlikely to participate extensively in NIH research programs, to contribute to the Nation's biomedical and behavioral research effort. AREA grants are intended to support small-scale research projects proposed by faculty members of eligible, domestic institutions, to expose students to meritorious research projects, and to strengthen the research environment of the applicant institution.