Pilot Feasibility Grants

The Pennington/Louisiana NORC is pleased to announce a Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program. The full text of the Application Instructions can be found here.

The major objective of this program is to provide research support to early career scientists and multidisciplinary teams to develop preliminary data and/or novel methods involving nutrition and/or obesity-related research.  Early career scientists include senior post-doctoral fellows who, at the time the submission, have been a fellow for at least 1.5 years and who have a clear commitment to a career of academic research.

The NORC will give highest priority to translational research related to nutrition and/or obesity throughout the lifespan. The P&F awards are intended to generate preliminary data for the investigator to obtain extramural research funding from the NIH (e.g., K01, R01). 

  • Submission Deadline for LOI: March 3, 2023
  • Funding available: $100,000
  • Submission: Apply through the Pennington NORC P&F web portal

Questions about the P/F grant program can be directed to:

Jacqueline Fox
NORC Administrator
(225) 763-2686