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R15: Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA)

R15: NIH Research Enhancement Award

R15s support individual research projects in the biomedical and behavioral sciences conducted by faculty located in undergraduate-focused institutions, health professional schools, and graduate schools that have not been major recipients of NIH research grant funds. Unlike other funding mechanisms AREA awards require a plan for involving undergraduates in the proposed research. The program has two components: 1) Academic Enhancement Award (AREA) for undergraduate-focused institutions and 2) Research Enhancement Award Program for heath professional schools and graduate schools. NIA participates in the following AREA/REAP Funding Opportunity Announcements:

For more information visit the NIH AREA Grants site.