Notice of Extension: PA-02-057 – Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award (FIRCA)

Notice Number: NOT-TW-05-001 (See also, NOT-TW-05-004)

Key Dates
Release Date: January 24, 2005

Issued by
Fogarty International Center (FIC), (

The Fogarty International Center (FIC) announces the extension of PA-02-057, the Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award (FIRCA) program ( and the associated Notice (NOT-TW-04-002) ( through the March 25, 2005 receipt deadline. The March 25, 2005 deadline will be the last for which applications will be accepted under PA-02-057.

Two separate, companion FIRCA Program Announcements (PARs) will be issued for the future FIRCA deadlines. The new companion FIRCA PARs will be the Fogarty “International Research Collaboration – Behavioral and Social Sciences” (FIRCA-BSS, deadline July 25 each year beginning with the July 25, 2005 receipt date), and the Fogarty “International Research Collaboration – Basic Biomedical” (FIRCA-BB, deadline March 25 and November 25 each year beginning with November 25, 2005 receipt date). Please watch the NIH Guide and also the FIRCA website ( for updates.


For questions or further information, contact:

Kathleen Michels, Ph.D.
Program Director
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room B2C39
31 Center Drive, MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 496-1653
Fax: (301) 594-1211

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