DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

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Synopsis of FY24 NFRP Award Mechanisms - (Adobe PDF) - provides a brief description and key elements of the award mechanism.

Mechanism Release Date Program Announcement/Instructions Submission Deadline  
Neurofibromatosis Research Academy-Leadership Award
(NFRA-LA)
June 10, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

August 22, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 12, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
Clinical Trial Award
(CTA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
Early Investigator Research Award
(EIRA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET

Confidential Letters of Recommendation:
October 10, 2024
5:00 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award
(EHDA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
Investigator-Initiated Research Award
(IIRA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
New Investigator Award
(NIA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application
Synergistic Idea Award
(SIA)
June 28, 2024 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent):

September 12, 2024
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 3, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET
Submit Pre-Application

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Last updated Friday, June 28, 2024