Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program for Underrepresented Students (R25)

The summary for the Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program for Underrepresented Students (R25) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institutes of Health, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program for Underrepresented Students (R25): -Purpose. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to establish partnerships between community colleges or other two year post secondary educational institutions granting associate degrees and colleges or universities that offer baccalaureate degrees to develop programs that prepare associate degree students with academic potential for admission and successful completion of undergraduate degree program in biomedical and/or behavioral science related subjects. Students eligible to participate in this program are those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical science research arena of the nation (underrepresented groups) and/or populations disproportionately affected by health disparities (health disparities populations). It is anticipated that this initiative will promote effective inter-institutional partnerships to improve the quality and quantity of students from underrepresented groups and or health disparities populations being trained as the next generation of biomedical research scientists. -Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism. -The total amount to be awarded for new, renewal, and continuation awards for the two Bridges to the Future Programs (Bridges to the Baccalaureate and Bridges to the Doctorate) through this announcement is about $14 million per year and it is anticipated that a total of six to nine new awards will be made each year.
Federal Grant Title: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program for Underrepresented Students (R25)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-07-039
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.859
CFDA Descriptions: Biomedical Research and Research Training
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: May 19, 2007
Posted Date: Nov 08, 2006
Creation Date: Nov 08, 2006
Archive Date: Jun 18, 2007
Total Program Funding: $14,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Private institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. An American Indian tribal college that offers a four-year program on one or two select disciplines, but with a substantial enrollment of associate degree students, is eligible to apply as an associate degree-granting institution. A Comprehensive Community College that has as one of its major levels of instruction, a college parallel tract that provides arts and science courses that may be transferred to other universities as the equivalent of the first two years of a four year baccalaureate program is eligible to apply. Each proposed Bridges to the Baccalaureate program must consist of a partnership between at least two institutions. One must be an institution that offers the associate degree as the only undergraduate degree in the sciences within the participating departments. Another partner must be a college or university offering the baccalaureate degree in areas relevant to the biomedical sciences. Only one of the participating institutions may be designated as the APPLICANT institution. This institution must name the Program Director and submit the application. The institution should be experienced in, and have the infrastructure for managing grants. Each participating institution must name one individual as its Program Coordinator. See announcement, for full details.
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