Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Funds
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FISCAL YEAR 2014
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November 25, 2013 Release Date
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has announced that applications for Cancer and Smoking Disease Research will be accepted between November 25, 2013 and February 3, 2014 for the funding period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. 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.
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SUBMISSION AND DEADLINE
All applications must be sent by email to either Mary Weatherfield (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joshua Russo (Joshua.email@example.com), and they must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014 in order to be considered for funding in Fiscal Year 2015. 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 Mary Weatherfield (402-471-0925) at the Department of Health and Human Services or contact your campus grant administration office.
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