April 7, 2019

Pilot Awards to Address Health Challenges of Rural and Underrepresented Populations 

The UAMS Office of Vice Chancellor (Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.) for Research and UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) are pleased to invite applications for a special pilot grant targeting the health challenges of rural and underrepresented populations. The purpose of this pilot grant opportunity is for faculty members to form new teams to generate data necessary to submit competitive grant proposals in response to NIH, other federal agencies, and foundation grant funding opportunities addressing the health challenges of rural and underrepresented populations.
Budgets of up to $50,000 will be considered for the one-year awards. Letters of intent are due April 26, 2019, by noon. Invited full applications will be dueMay 24, 2019
 Any UAMS faculty, including at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Research Institute, and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, are invited to apply.  
Contact: Nia Indelicato, NLIndelicato@uams.edu, or 501-526-0363.

Key Dates:

  • RFA released: April 5
  • Letter of Intent due: April 26, by noon
  • Full applications invited: May 1
  • TRI/Biostatistics consultations: May 6-17
  • Proof of regulatory submission due: May 24 (include in application)
  • Application due: May 24, by noon
  • Lay videos due: May 29  
  • Study Section: June 11
  • Awardees announced: June 14  
  • Start date: June 30