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The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 03/28/2008 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.
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Description of Modification

Modified Archive Date based on new Expiration Date of January 8, 2012, per NOT-CA-11-014.

Document Type: Modification to Previous Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-08-120
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Mar 28, 2008
Creation Date: Jun 07, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications: Sep 07, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jan 07, 2012
Archive Date: Feb 07, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Category of Funding Activity: Education

Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s): 93.398 -- Cancer Research Manpower
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions Faith-based or Community-based Organizations Hispanic-serving Institutions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) U.S. Territory or Possession

Agency Name
National Institutes of Health
-Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), encourages applications for the development of: (i) innovative cancer education programs; and (ii) cancer research dissemination projects that can be completed within 5 years. Specifically, the types of Cancer Education Grant Programs (CEGPs) that may be supported include: (1) innovative educational programs intended to motivate biomedical and other health science students to pursue cancer related careers; (2) short courses to update cancer research scientists in new scientific methods, technologies and findings; (3) training of cancer care clinicians and community health care providers in evidence-based cancer prevention and control approaches; and (4) development of effective innovative education (dissemination) approaches to translate knowledge gained from science (discovery) into public health, and community applications (delivery).-Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism.�Research education programs may not be transferred from one institution to another, unless strongly justified (see Section VI.2).-Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

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Synopsis Modification History
The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey background.

File Name Date
Original Synopsis Dec 05, 2008
Posted By: Viola Dunn-Thigpen
Wednesday, June 8th 2011 at 10:34PM
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