Volume 11, Number 5
NIDA Grant Announcement
NIDA has issued a new program announcement seeking research on drug abuse
prevention interventions for women and minorities. The announcement is summarized
Research grant applications are due on February 1, June 1, and October 1
of each year. Deadlines for AIDS-related grant applications are January
2, May 1, and September 1 of each year. Information on scientific and programmatic
issues may be obtained from the contact person listed with the announcement.
Copies of program announcements and grant application forms may be obtained
from the National Institutes of Health Office of Grant Information at (301)
435-0714 or through the World Wide Web (www.nih.gov)
by clicking on Grants and Contracts.
This research grant program addresses the unique risk and protective factors
of specific underserved populations. The Institute is seeking research that
will identify risk and protective factors associated with cultural and/or
gender value systems and life experiences and develop and test comprehensive,
theory-based preventive interventions for minority populations and women.
The interventions should be sensitive to cultural or gender norms or needs
and should focus on the strengths of cultural systems in the family and
For more information on scientific and programmatic issues, contact Dr.
Rebecca Ashery, NIDA, 6001 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, Maryland 20892,
(301) 443-6504. Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
From NIDA NOTES, November/December, 1996
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