Notice to Clarify PAR-09-239, Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/START) (R03)

Notice Number: NOT-DA-11-010

Key Dates
Release Date: February 14, 2011

Issued by
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The purpose of this Notice is to clarify PAR-09-239, Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/START) (R03) ( by removing a contradiction in the announcement. 

Section V. Application Review Information

2. Review and Selection Process

Old Language (contradicts Executive Summary):

R03 small grant mechanism is described…“for supporting discrete, well-defined projects that realistically can be completed in two years.”

New Language:

The B/START is a special R03 program with a shortened one year period of support.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.


For further information please contact:

Paul Schnur, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, DHHS
6001 Executive Blvd., Rm 4273, MSC 9555
Bethesda, MD 20892-9555
Tel:  301-435-1316
FAX:  301-594-6043

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