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Sponsor: NIH 

Source: Federal

Title of Funding Opportunity: Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Program (SC1, SC2, SC3)

Link to program announcement


Pre- proposal submission deadline: October 2, 2017, 9 AM 

Single PDF document by email to: Michael Scott ( and Uschi Simonis (

NIH SCORE proposal submission date:  January 25, 2018

This call does not apply to SCORE-funded investigators who received priority scores < 40 on prior submissions.  Please contact Uschi Simonis ( if you are in this category.


Required materials for ORSP submission:

  1. Specific Aims page (limited to one page) 
  2. Information on your ability to successfully compete for SCORE funding and your commitment to training students nationally underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research (limited to one page) 
  3. Biosketch – NIH format required (

Program officer contact information
(it is highly recommended that you contact this person early in the process)


Synopsis of offering: SCORE is a developmental program that is designed to increase the research competitiveness of faculty and research base of institutions with a historical mission and/or demonstrated track record of training and graduating students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research. For more information on the program and the individual mechanisms (SC1, SC2, SC3) see:

Eligibility as stated by sponsor


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Questions about this limited submission opportunity

For CoSE PIs: Uschi Simonis, Assistant Dean for Research (CoSE),
All other units: Susan Pelton, Interim Director, ORSP,