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2022 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 Planning Award

Support California State Universities and California Community Colleges to assemble an administrative and  mentoring partnership with a doctorate granting institution, then prepare and submit a Program Award application. $25,000 1

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

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

 

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 2

Please note, Scientific Conference Awards, Mackay Policy California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Scholar Award and Special Project Awards will not be offered during the 2022 cycle.