Research Fellowship Program

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Federal Grant Title: Research Fellowship Program
Federal Agency Name: Headquarters and Regional Offices
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-042005-002
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.133
CFDA Descriptions: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2005
Posted Date: Apr 25, 2005
Creation Date: Apr 25, 2005
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $55,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Research Fellowships Program is to build research capacity by providing support to enable highly qualified individuals, including those who are individuals with disabilities, to conduct research about the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133F-3 Applications for grants under this competition may be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site (Grants.gov), or in paper format by mail or hand delivery. For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application electronically, or by mail or hand delivery, please refer to section IV. 6. Other Submission Requirements in the official application notice. We do not consider an application that does not comply with the deadline requirements. You may access the electronic grant application for the Research Fellowships Program at: http://www.grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA numbers alpha suffix in your search. The telephone number of the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: Only individuals who have training and experience that indicate a potential for engaging in scientific research related to the solution of rehabilitation problems of individuals with disabilities are eligible. The program provides two categories of Research Fellowships: Merit Fellowships and Distinguished Fellowships. (a) To be eligible for a Distinguished Fellowship, an individual must have seven or more years of research experience in subject areas, methods, or techniques relevant to rehabilitation research and must have a doctorate, other terminal degree, or comparable academic qualifications. (b) To be eligible for a Merit Fellowship, an individual must have either advanced professional training or independent study experience in an area that is directly pertinent to disability and rehabilitation. In the most recent competitions, recipients of a Merit Fellowship had research experience at the doctoral level. Note: Institutions are not eligible to be recipients of Research Fellowships.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) -- Research Fellowships Program. Notice inviting applications for new awards for fi
http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20051800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/pdf/05-8228.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Lark, Tonja, ED Deputy FedGrants Administrator, Phone (202) 245-6160, Fax (202) 245-6271, Email tonja.lark@ed.gov tonja.lark@ed.gov Lark, Tonja
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