Extension of the Expiration Date for PA-06-042 the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA):R15

Notice Number: NOT-OD-09-152

Update: The following update relating to this announcement has been issued:

  • October 2, 2009 - See Notice NOT-OD-09-154 Correction to Required Budget Component.

Key Dates
Release Date: September 22, 2009

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (http://www.nih.gov)

The Parent R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award program announcement PA-06-042 will be active until January 8, 2010. A new funding opportunity announcement (PA) for the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) parent R15 will be published later this year.

Beginning with the October 25, 2009 receipt date, the funding limit for the AREA (R15) will be increased to a total of $300,000 direct costs plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A)/ indirect costs, for up to three years. Use the modular budget for direct cost amounts up to $250,000 or the detailed budget for direct costs amounts above $250,000. Eligible Institutions will include those that have received less than $6million dollars in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

All other aspects of PA-06-042 remain unchanged.


Inquiries regarding this notice may be directed to:

Mary Ann Guadagno, Ph.D.
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive
Rockledge I Building, Room 3516
Bethesda MD 20892
Phone: 301-594-4786
Fax:: 301-480-0146
Email: guadagma@od.nih.gov