Applications for the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Fall 2024 Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE) program are being accepted now through December 6, 2023. The program is a mentored research experience for students and scientists from diverse backgrounds. To learn more about the program and to apply, visit the iCURE webpage, which also includes a pre-recorded, pre-application webinar link.
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A new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) specific for Tribes and Tribal organizations has been released: Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Planning Grants (PAR-24-041). The NOFO will support planning grants for Tribes and Tribal organizations to plan and conduct preparatory work in developing a future NARCH application. Learn more and apply now.
In the latest Diversity Blog by the Office of the Director, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD), Dr. Marie A. Bernard discusses her perspective as a physician and researcher from Oklahoma and highlights the office’s new initiative involving outreach to research-active institutions, including Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). Read their latest post.
The NIH Catalyst newsletter reports on the August 2023 annual Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting where elected Tribal officials exchanged views, gathered information, and advised how NIH programs could best address the health challenges facing their communities.