Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-007

Key Dates

Release Date: October 16, 2019
Estimated Publication Date of Funding Opportunity Announcement: March 02, 2020
First Estimated Application Due Date: July 07, 2020
Earliest Estimated Award Date: April 05, 2021
Earliest Estimated Start Date: April 05, 2021

Related Announcements

Issued by
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)


This Notice is to inform the research community of the reissuance of RFA-OD-18-006, "Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 Clinical Trial Required)."

When reissued, this FOA will continue to utilize the K01 grant mechanism. Modifications to this FOA will be the inclusion of new and revised research priorities.

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and appropriate projects.

The FOA is expected to be published in Spring 2020 with an expected application due date in Summer 2020.

Research Initiative Details

The purpose of the Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01) is to provide support and protected time (three, four, or five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience in biomedical, behavioral, and social science research that will inform the development and evaluation of regulations on tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing and that will lead to research independence.

Research projects must address the research priorities related to the regulatory authority of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) as mandated by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA), Public Law 111-31. The awards under this FOA will be administered by NIH using funds made available through the CTP and the FSPTCA (P.L. 111-31).

Funding Information

Estimated Total Funding FDA CTP intends to fund up to 6 KO1s, corresponding to a total of up to $1 million in FY2021. Future year amounts will depend on the availability of funds.
Expected Number of Awards 6
Estimated Award Ceiling FDA CTP intends to contribute up to $90,000 per year toward the salary of the career award recipient and $60,000 per year toward research development costs.
Primary CFDA Numbers 93.077

Anticipated Eligible Organizations

Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education
Private Institution of Higher Education
Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institution of Higher Education)
Small Business
For-Profit Organization (Other than Small Business)
State Government
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Federally Recognized)
County governments
Independent school districts
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organization (Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
U.S. Territory or Possession
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Other than Federally Recognized)
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entity (Foreign Organization)
Regional Organization
Applications are not being solicited at this time.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Tobacco Regulatory Science Program
Office of Disease Prevention