Cancer and Smoking Disease Research
Announcement of Fiscal Year 2015-16 Funding
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Release Date: December 9, 2014
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has announced that applications for Cancer and Smoking Disease Research will be accepted between December 9, 2014 and February 9, 2015, for the funding period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Scientific biomedical and behavioral research proposals are sought from persons associated with all campuses of the University of Nebraska and Creighton University. Proposals relating directly to the prevention of cancer and smoking-related diseases, or to the prevention or cessation of smoking in racial/ethnic minorities, will be given the highest priority.
LIMIT ON NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS THAT MAY BE FUNDED
Although there is no limit on the number of applications that may be submitted by an applicant, no more than one will be funded for any principal investigator in any given year.
Timeline FY 2016
SUBMISSION AND DEADLINE
All applications must be sent by email to DHHS.CancerAndSmokingResearch@nebraska.gov and they must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015 in order to be considered for funding in Fiscal Year 2016. No exceptions to the deadline will be permitted.
COMPETITIVENESS OF GRANT PROGRAM
Cigarette tax proceeds which fund the program fluctuate and have declined the past few years. Thus, competition for the available dollars increases. Funds are subject to receipt of cigarette tax revenue.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All materials needed to apply are available from the links above. Questions regarding the program or the application process may be addressed to DHHS.CancerAndSmokingResearch@nebraska.gov at the Department of Health and Human Services or contact your campus grant administration office.
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