Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) invites applications to its SEPA program for the development of innovative educational activities for pre- kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), teachers and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods.
This program will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism. Applications submitted in response to this announcement must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov, using the SF424 Research and Related (R&R) forms and SF424 (R&R) Application Guide. ORIP intends to commit approximately $2,000,000 in FY 2015, 2016 and 2017. Direct costs are limited to $250,000 annually. F&A will be budgeted and reimbursed at a rate of 8 percent of modified total direct costs, exclusive of tuition and fees, health insurance (when awarded as part of tuition and fees), expenditures for equipment, and consortia in excess of $25,000. The project period may not exceed 5 years.
OSP DEADLINE: March 22, 2016