Pilot Project Application

2024 RDAR Pilot Applications

The Rural Drug Addiction Research (RDAR) Center is pleased to announce an opportunity for funding that is open to all disciplines. Applicants must be full-time faculty in the University of Nebraska system who are eligible for NIH funding. There are no disciplinary, department, or college restrictions for applicants and this announcement is not limited to investigators with prior experience in substance use research. RDAR supports applying related expertise in relevant areas to issues of substance use and misuse.

Successful applicants may receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for two-year projects. Budget requests are limited to $25,000 in direct costs per year. One-year pilot projects of $25,000 are allowed. Pilot Project Investigators will also receive access to Center resources for professional development and project support.

Application documents should use standard NIH formatting requirements (½ inch margins, Arial size 11-point font), with a July 1, 2024 start date. The full application should be submitted as a single PDF file through the RDAR Pilot Project NURamp module. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm CDT on February 15, 2024. Late applications will not be accepted. To view the full RFA, please click here.

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