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Academic Research Enhancement Award


Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Assistance Type: Project Grants.
Popular Name: Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
Assistance Listing Number

Objectives: There are three objectives: (a) to develop the research environment at "smaller, less prominent, four-year, public and private colleges and universities which provide undergraduate training for a significant number of our nation's research scientists but which have not shared adequately in the growth of the NIH extramural program," (b) to expose students at such institutions to the research experience, and (c) to support meritorious research.