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2020 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 that will address tobacco-related health disparities or new and emerging tobacco products. $250,000/year 3

Pilot Award

Gather preliminary data or demonstrate proof-of-principle with potential for high impact within one or more stated research priorities. $200,000/year 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/year 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

3

Rapid Response Research to Accelerate Policy Award

A research and community partnered award with a goal to identify ways local communities can reduce tobacco use and tobacco exposure through local policies.

$200,000/year

Community Partnered Participatory Research 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 issue of importance to a community/school in California. $200,000/year 2

AWARD SUPPLEMENTS

Student Research Supplement

To foster undergraduate and master’s student research and allow active research training and mentoring by providing supplemental funding to existing TRDRP awards, in order to bring new workforce into the stated TRDRP research priority areas. $20,000 1

Cornelius Hopper Diversity Supplement

Intended for trainees and California residents from underrepresented communities and/or those who wish to pursue careers in one or more stated TRDRP research priorities focused on underserved communities. $20,000 2

dissemination SUPPLEMENT

To support small scientific conferences and other research dissemination activities for results from TRDRP-funded research. $5,000 (direct cost) n/a

Please note, Scientific Conference Awards, Mackay Policy California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Scholar Award and Special Project Awards will not be offered during the 2020 cycle.