The NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03) supports basic research conducted by scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their independent research career in oral, dental and craniofacial research. This program supports pilot or feasibility studies and developmental research projects with the intention of obtaining enough preliminary data for a subsequent investigator-initiated Research Project Grant (R01) or equivalent application.

Applicant and host information

Applicant citizenship:

Host country: United States

Years since PhD: NA

Award details

Award: $200 000

Award Duration (years): 2

Research costs:


Mobility rule:

Subjects: Medicine and Health Sciences

Additional comments: This PAR has existed since FY2007 (previous versions: PAR-07-418, PAR-10-275, PAR-13-348 and the current iteration: PAR-16-409). Unlike the parent NIH R03 mechanism (PA-19-052) which provides $50K direct cost/year for two years, this PAR allows for direct cost up to $100K per year for two years.

How to apply? For further eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit: Official Funding website

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