FOA Title: 
Notice of Special Interest: Availability of Administrative Supplements to NIH Science Education Partnership Awards (SEPA) to Fund Participation in the NIH Pavilion at the 2020 USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF)
Grant Type: 
NOT-GM-20-006
Primary IC: 
NIGMS
Release Date: 
Nov 18 2019
Expiration Date: 
N/A
AC Source: 
N/A
Purpose: 
Notice Special Interest: Availability Administrative Supplements NIH Science Education Partnership Awards SEPA) Fund Participation the NIH Pavilion the 2020 USA Science & Engineering Festival USASEF) Notice Number: NOT-GM-20-006 Key Dates Release Date: November 18, 2019 First Available Due Date: December 19, 2019 Expiration Date: December 20, 2019 Related Announcements PA-18-591 Administrative Supplements Existing NIH Grants Cooperative Agreements Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)" Issued National Institute General Medical Sciences NIGMS) Purpose National Institute General Medical Sciences NIGMS) announces availability administrative supplements Science Education Partnership Awards SEPA) projects. purpose this Notice to support development interactive exhibits health, biomedical behavioral science topics be featured the 2020 USA Science Engineering Festival USAEF) NIH Pavilion related activities the festival. goals these supplements to: educate public via interactive face-to-face exhibits the wonders science, technology, engineering mathematics STEM); inspire next generation scientists engineers; showcase cutting-edge technological impact SEPA STEM projects. Exhibit topics must address or of 6 target categories: Infectious Diseases & Microbes; Molecules & Cells; Lifestyle, Diet, Disparities; Brain; Bioengineering; Data Science. Application Submission Information Applications this initiative must submitted using following opportunity. PA-18-591 - Administrative Supplements Existing NIH Grants Cooperative Agreements Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) instructions the SF424 R&R) Application Guide PA-18-591 must followed, the following additions: Application Due Date: December 19, 2019 funding consideration, applicants should include NOT-GM-20-006” without quotation marks) the Agency Routing Identifier field box 4B) the SF424 R&R form. Requests be more 25,000 direct costs exclusive Facilities Administrative F&A) costs. more 40% the request go the collaborator(s) subcontractors. Requests be 4 months support only. Only administrative supplement request per SEPA be accepted process Streamlined Submissions using eRA Commons cannot used this initiative. Research Strategy limited 6 pages. the Research Strategy, applications should: 1) clearly describe significance the proposed exhibit; 2) align the operational design concepts inherent interactive science fair exhibits, e.g., high excitement value is sufficient excite communicate science content moderate throughput time ( 3 – 5 min) keep wait time short; 3) include the project team SEPA PD(s)/PI(s) 2 – 4 SEPA students will participate facilitators near-peer role models. NIGMS also encourages participation, justification, key project staff. Supplement requests related other NIH activities the USASEF, such the stage shows, also accepted. Research Strategy section the application should include: Description the exhibit, participant interactions anticipated educational outcomes Images the proposed exhibit Approximate dimensions/footprint, limited 10 x10 feet pavilion activities Electrical requirements Computer/IT requirements requirements description how students the SEPA project be included the development execution the proposed exhibit. proposed exhibit must within scope the parent SEPA project. Eligible investigators strongly encouraged contact Scientific/Research contacts listed below prior submitting application.     Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Tony Beck, PhD National Institute General Medical Sciences NIGMS) Email: beckl@mail.nin.gov Behrous Davani, PhD National Institute General Medical Sciences NIGMS) Email: behrous.davani@nih.gov