DHHS/NIH Hearing Health Care for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability in U.S

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Last date: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Country: 
United States

Detailed Description

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its “Hearing Health Care for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability (R21)” to encourage exploratory and developmental research applications for research on hearing health care in adults in support of improving access and affordability.

The R21 activity code is intended to encourage exploratory and developmental research projects by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. These studies may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or to the development of novel methodologies, models, or applications that could have a major impact on studies of hearing health care.

Award Budget

  • Direct Costs maximum of $275,000 over two years with no more than $200,000 direct costs in either year.
  • The maximum project period is 2 years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Applicants:
    • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
    • Small businesses
    • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
    • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
    • City or township governments
    • For profit organizations other than small businesses
    • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
    • Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
    • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
    • County governments
    • State governments
    • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
    • Independent school districts
    • Private institutions of higher education
    • Special district governments
  • Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
    • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible CountryUnited States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.