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Team Science Funding FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the deadlines for each quarter?

• Quarter 1 Deadline: September 30

• Quarter 2 Deadline: December 31

• Quarter 3 Deadline: March 31

• Quarter 4 Deadline: June 30


2. How much funding can teams apply for?

There is no minimum or maximum amount defined for funding awards. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


3. Can the Principal Investigator come from another institution?

No, the Principal Investigator must be employed by the University of Houston.


4. What type of research is funded?

Research should be aligned with the goals of the RCMI. The RCMI seeks to translate innovative science into health services that save lives and reduce disparities. The RCMI accelerates scientists' capacity to conduct cutting-edge research that informs novel prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and intervention strategies that mitigate a broad range of disparities in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use while strategically preventing the development of cancer in underserved communities.

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