RELEASE DATE:  July 29, 2003

NOTICE:  NOT-DA-03-006

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 

Addendum - Additional Information About Application Procedures for RFA 
DA-04-004 (

Applicants are encouraged to organize their application by initially 
presenting the face page, the abstract page with key personnel, a table 
of contents, summary budget pages for the entire center, and other 
documentation pertaining to the entire center. This should be followed 
by an introductory section of no more than five pages that addresses 
the ways in which the application meets the criteria that define a P30 
NIDA center  
After that introduction, each core should be presented with its 
accompanying individual budget, budget justification, biographical 
sketches, other support information, and research plan. For each core 
component, there is a 25-page limit for the sections of the research 
plan (i.e., specific aims, background and significance, preliminary 
studies, and research design and methods) as indicated in the form PHS 
All tables, graphs, figures, diagrams and charts must be included 
within the 25-page limit.  Applicants are encouraged to be succinct and 
are reminded that there is no necessity to use all 25 pages allotted.  
A description of the projects to be supported by the center cores 
should be less than two pages per project and may be included as part 
of the administrative core or in an appendix.

Direct your questions about this notice to:

Teresa Levitin, Ph.D.
Office of Extramural Affairs
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 3158, MSC 9547
Bethesda, MD  20892-9547
Telephone:  (301) 443-2755
FAX:  (301) 443-0538

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