LB595 Research Program Development Grant

LB595 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Program Development Grant

LB595 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Program Development Grants are to assist full-time Health Science faculty to develop new research projects in cancer and smoking-related diseases that would ultimately be competitive for extramural funding. These grants are for $60,000/year for a total of $120,000 and a maximum of two years.

Eligibility:

  • Omaha Campus Health Sciences tenured or tenure-track faculty or resident/research assistant professors. Part-time faculty, including those who hold contributed service, special rank, or visiting designations, are not eligible for this program.
  • Preference will be given to those faculty who have not previously been funded by this mechanism.
  • Recipients of a LB595 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Program Development Grant in the past two years are not eligible to apply this cycle.
  • Principal Investigators (PIs) or co-investigators cannot be funded concurrently by other LB692 or LB595 support mechanisms.
  • Investigators should not submit more than one grant proposal to be considered.
  • The two-year award is not allowed an extension or renewal.

Budget Restrictions: The following are not allowable expenses: faculty salaries, space, travel, repairs, renovations, computer equipment, direct patient treatment costs, clinical trials (any human subject investigation that involves a drug or device and is conducted at multiple institutions), and indirect costs.

Internal Grant Program Application Limitations: Per the Policy on Concurrent Submission of Similar or Identical Applications, two (or more) similar, identical, or essentially identical applications cannot be under review at the same time, even if they are submitted to different internal funding opportunity announcements.

Application Deadline: 2022 dates TBD