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SPLENDOR-NC provides competitive funds for Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program projects to post-doctoral scholars and early career faculty members, including but not limited to the SPLENDOR-NC cohort of scholars.

Full proposals will be in the format of a NIH R21 (one page for Specific Aims, six pages for the research strategy).

Primary mentors for SPLENDOR-NC scholars and immediate supervisors for all others applying for P&F awards will be required to submit a letter supporting the applicant’s proposal.

Two Levels of Funding

$10K Applications: Pilot awards up to $10K will support purchasing equipment, lab supplies, publication charges, travel, coursework, or training. Small pilot projects may also be proposed.

$50K Applications: Pilot awards up to $50K will enable the collection of preliminary data to support extramural grant applications.