Clarifications for PAR-15-303 "Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (T42)"

Notice Number: NOT-OH-15-011

Key Dates
Release Date:   August 28, 2015

Related Announcements
PAR-15-303    

Issued by
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Purpose

This Notice provides updated information on eligibility, definition of 'institution', and concise directions on submitting a Letter of Intent. 

Eligible Organizations include the following:

Higher Education Institutions
Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Private Institutions of Higher Education

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:
Hispanic-serving Institutions
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)

Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)

For-Profit Organizations
Small Businesses
For-Profit Organizations (Other than Small Businesses)

Governments
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special District Governments
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
U.S. Territory or Possession

Other
Independent School Districts
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
Regional Organizations

Number of Applications per Institution

Only one application per institution is allowed. For the purpose of this FOA, an applicant educational institution is considered to be the main campus of the institution as listed in the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

Letter of Intent

Letter of intent should be sent electronically to:
Don Blackman, PhD
Scientific Review Officer
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Telephone:  404.498.6185
Email:  Dblackman@cdc.gov  

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Elizabeth H. Maples, PhD
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Telephone: 404-498-2557
Email: emaples@cdc.gov