Pilot Grant Award Announcement

The Center for Aging and Diversity/UNC Institute on Aging is offering three $20,000 grants.

The Center for Aging and Diversity/UNC Institute on Aging, is pleased to announce a call for three pilot grant proposals, for a maximum of $20,000 each and funded by an NIH K07 Leadership Award, on issues related to minority aging and health disparities in later life. The purpose of this call for proposals is to encourage small-scale pilot research projects that can be completed within 12 months and have the potential to lead to a larger federally or foundation funded award application.

Complete information is available on the Center for Aging and Diversity's Web site at: http://www.aging.unc.edu/cad/grants/pilot.html

Deadline for electronic submission is JUNE 1, 2009.  Award notification no later than June 15, 2009.

Please contact Dr. Dilworth-Anderson for more information:

Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Policy & Management
Gillings School of Global Public Health &
Associate Director,UNC Institute on Aging
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
720 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., Suite 100 CB# 1030
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1030
Voice Mail: (919) 966-8138 or (919)-843-2494
Fax: (919) 966-2266
E-mail: dilworth@email.unc.edu