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2023 Call for Applications: Award Types

award Types

Purpose of Award

Maximum Award/Year (Direct Cost) 

Maximum Award Duration (up to X years)

Research Award 

Conduct research based on preliminary data that will achieve or advance work within one or more stated research priorities. $300,000 3

Pilot Award

Gather preliminary data or demonstrate proof-of-principle with potential for high impact within one or more stated research priorities. $250,000 2

New Investigator Award

Support and enable new investigators to initiate an independent research program with potential for high impact within one or more stated research priorities. $200,000 3

Postdoctoral Award

Support postdoctoral research training under a designated mentor to conduct high impact research within one or more stated research priorities. See Appendix B 3

Predoctoral Award

Support doctoral student research training with a designated mentor within one or more stated research priorities. See Appendix B

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Community Partnered Participatory Research Pilot Award

Support development of an equitable community and academic research partnership to conduct pilot research that gathers preliminary data or address a research question on a tobacco-related health issue of importance to a community in California. $500,000 ($250,000/Co-PI) 2

Community Partnered Participatory Research Full Award

Support an existing, equitable community and academic research partnership to conduct follow-on research that builds on preliminary data, addresses a research question on a tobacco-related health issue of importance to a community in California, and leads to a sustainable tobacco prevention or treatment intervention. $600,000 ($300,000/Co-PI) 3

Smoke and Vape Free Scholars Program Award

Support California State Universities and California Community Colleges, in partnership with doctorate-granting institutions, to develop and administer mentorship & training programs for undergraduate, post-bac and masters-level students from diverse backgrounds to conduct tobacco-related research projects in a mentor’s laboratory or team, while also engaging in local tobacco control activities. See RFP 4

AWARD SUPPLEMENTS

Cornelius Hopper Diversity Supplement

Train promising individuals from underrepresented communities and/or those who wish to pursue careers in one or more stated research priorities focused on underserved communities. Supplements are funded above the award mechanism cap.  $20,000 2

 

STUDENT RESEARCH SUPPLEMENT

Allow active research training and participation by undergraduate and Master’s degree students under the mentorship of a currently-funded TRDRP PI of a non-training award. Supplements are funded above the award mechanism cap. $20,000 2

Please note, Scientific Conference Awards, Mackay Policy California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Scholar Award and Special Project Awards will not be offered during the 2023 cycle.