AREA (R15) Program Exposes Students to Biomedical Research


The AREA program is one vehicle through which NIH is ensuring geographical diversity of Recovery Act awards. Please share these upcoming AREA receipt dates widely.

  • September 24, 2009 – An ARRA supported AREA (R15), RFA-OD-09-007, maintains the same objectives as the AREA Program Announcement (PA-06-042), but increases the funding limit to $300,000 in direct costs for up to three years and extends eligibility to institutions that have received no more than $6 million dollars in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
  • October 25, 2009 – A new AREA (R15) program announcement will be reissued soon to reflect funding and page limit enhancements in RFA-OD-09-007.

For additional information, visit the AREA (R15) Web site.