Published in today’s Federal Register:
Applications for New Awards; Research Fellowships Program
AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education.
Overview Information: Research Fellowships Program.
Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2013.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133F-1.
DATES: Applications Available: January 17, 2013.
Date of Pre-Application Meeting: February 7, 2013.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 18, 2013.
Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Research Fellowships Program is to build research capacity by providing support to highly qualified individuals, including those who are individuals with disabilities, to perform research on the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. Fellows must conduct original research in an area authorized by section 204 of the Act. Section 204 authorizes research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, the purposes of which are to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self- sufficiency, of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most significant disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Act.