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Overview: Intramural Grant Opportunities at ACRI

Funding Opportunity: COVID-19 Pilot Projects

This grant mechanism is in response to the critical need for pediatric research regarding the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on a wide variety of pediatric health outcomes in both individuals and communities.  The urgency of the current situation requires a quicker than usual grant cycle for this mechanism. 

Key Dates

Letter of Intent Due Date: April 3, 2020

Application Due Date: April 10, 2020

Award Announcement Date: April 24, 2020

Earliest Start Date: May 1, 2020

Click here to view the RFA

ACRI/ABI Investigator Initiated Research Grant

Letter of Intent Deadline: June 1

Proposal Deadline: August 1

The ACRI/ABI Investigator-Initiated Research Grant is made possible with funds provided to ACRI from the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement via the Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI). The funding opportunities were designed to specifically promote the goals of the ABI. Award amounts vary each year. The program limits eligibility to investigators who are conducting pediatric research.  Click here to view the RFA.

ACRI/ABI Postgraduate Grant 

Letter of Intent Deadline: March 1

Proposal Deadline: May 1

The ACRI/ABI Postgraduate Grant intramural grant mechanism was created to support investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven (goal-directed) research directed by trainees conducting pediatric research. Eligible candidates include those with M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D, PharmD, or PharmD/Ph.D. degrees who are in their second year of postgraduate training. All trainees must apply with a mentor who is a full-time UAMS faculty member.  Click here to view the RFA.

ACRI/ABI Nursing and Allied Health Research Grant

Letter of Intent Deadline: August 1

Proposal Deadline: October 1

The ACRI/ABI Nursing and Allied Health Research Grant intramural grant mechanism was created to support investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven (goal-directed) research directed by nurses and allied health professionals conducting pediatric research on an Arkansas Children's, Inc, campus. Eligible candidates include those with a terminal professional degree required for their discipline. If the applicant is pursuing a graduate degree, that applicant must include a detailed mentoring plan and a mentoring statement by an Arkansas Children's staff member. Click here to view the RFA.

The Marion B. Lyon New Scientist Development Award

Letter of Intent Deadline: December 1

Proposal Deadline: February 1

A generous gift from a private donor endows the Marion B. Lyon New Scientist Development Program. This program was established to support highly promising beginning scientists who are working to become independent investigators but who have yet to receive specific types of NIH funding. Eligible candidates must hold MD, PhD, or have equivalent doctoral degree earned at the time of submission (at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor) and must be based full time on an Arkansas Children's, Inc, campus. Click here to view the RFA.

Intramural Grant Application Forms

ACRI Intramural Funding Application Form

ACRI Research & Related Intramural Budget Form

ACRI Intramural Budget Justification Form

ACRI Intramural Grant Biosketch Form (NIH format)

Study Summary Form (for applicants proposaing clinical trials)