Member Advisory--September 21, 2005
Information on Model House of Representatives
The American Youth Scholarship Foundation’s United States Model House of Representatives will be held April 17-21, 2006 in
The application deadline is November 18, 2005. College students are encouraged to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. To learn more, click here.
Upcoming NIH Funding
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NCCAM/NIH) expects to publish a program announcement (PA) that will invite applications for small grants (up to $50,000 in direct costs for each of two project years) from minority-serving institutions to plan, in collaboration with research-experienced institutions, subsequent R21 or R01 research project grant applications in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). A "concept" paper describing the proposed PA may be found on NCCAM's website at http://nccam.nih.gov/research/concepts/consider/minority.htm
The goals of the Program Announcement are to:
· Assist investigators at minority institutions in preparing
· Stimulate research on
· Establish productive research collaborations between investigators at minority institutions and investigators at research-experienced institutions; and
· Diversify the
In order to know when the PA is released, please sign up to receive NCCAM's electronic bulletin at http://nccam.nih.gov/news/ebulletin/index.htm, or watch the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts Web page (which publishes notices of funding opportunities) at http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/.
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Morgan N. Jackson, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office of Special Populations at (301) 402-1278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.