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Third Coast CFAR Pilot Funds: Letter of intent survey due


The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for pilot awards for HIV/AIDS research.

Third Coast CFAR Faculty Members are eligible to serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) on these grants.  Affiliate Members are eligible to serve as co-PIs and collaborators.  The PI must be a new investigator (never PI on R01-equivalent NIH grant) or an established investigator that has never received R01-equivalent NIH funding for HIV/AIDS research.

Required Third Coast CFAR membership is free and it is easy to sign-up here.

Pilot awards are intended for key preliminary studies in HIV-related basic, clinical, or behavioral research that will enable new NIH grant submissions and stimulate cross-institutional and/or cross-disciplinary collaborations.

Maximum project direct costs: $50,000
Required letter of intent survey due: January 10, 2018 - Submit here.
Mandatory pre-submission review meeting: January 22, 2018
Applications due: February 28, 2018
Awards announcement expected: late April 2018
Project start date:  Varies depending on regulatory and administrative components required.

Full RFA, with eligibility and application instructions, is available here.

Questions?  Contact Fern Murdoch at