The National Institutes of Health has announced the program, "Planning Grants for Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health" (P20). The program, also known as GEO Health, is designed to support paired consortium exploratory awards led by one Low-and-Middle-Income Country (LMIC) institution and one U.S. institution to plan research, research training and curriculum development around national and regional environmental and occupational health policy issues.
The limit is one application per institution.
Award: The pairedd applicants will submit two separate but tethered applications with separate budgets specific to each institution. The combined budget for each pair is limited to $100,000 in total costs, with at least half going to the LMIC institution. Maximum duration is two years.
Mandatory notification of interest in applying: Due by 5 p.m. February 3 firstname.lastname@example.org .
NIH letter of intent due date: February 7, 2012. The NIH funding opportunity announcement places no restriction on the number of letters of intent that can be submitted.
Internal preproposal submission: Due by 5 p.m. February 13 email@example.com . Internal requirements are available athttp://research.ncsu.edu/rdo/
Estimated internal review completion date: February 15
NIH application deadline: March 7
For more information and a link to the funding opportunity announcement, see