Important Dates for Pilot and Feasibility Program

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The LAUNCHED program will award up to $50,000 in Pilot and Feasibility funding to our cohort scholars and eligible URM scientists. Each project is limited to one year and funding is specifically designed to assist in obtaining data that can be used to apply for a competitive NIH grant.

The next round of Pilot and Feasibility award will be available in fall 2024!

Initial Email Announcement: August 4, 2023
Informational Webinar: August 30, 2023
Letter of Intent (LOI) Due Date: September 29, 2023
Invitation to Submit Full Application: No later than October 20, 2023
Full Application and IRB or IACUC Submission Documentation Due Date: December 15, 2023
Notification of Funding: No later than February 23, 2024
Award Begins: No later than April 19, 2024


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