National Institutes of Health

NIH: Hazmat Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex (UH4)

Program Summary

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development of model programs for the training and education of workers engaged in activities related to hazardous materials and waste generation, removal, containment, transportation and emergency response within the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Weapons Complex.


An institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number) can submit only one application; however, that institution may also participate as partner via a sub-award or associate program through applications submitted by other institutions.

Award Information

Cooperative agreement.  NIH intends to fund an estimate of 7-12 awards, corresponding to a total of $9.5 million for fiscal year 2015.  The maximum project period is 5 years.

Internal Selection Procedure
The UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development has established an internal review procedure to select the UI nominee. Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to UI institutional strengths and strategic directions. Potential applicants must submit, using the preselection link below, the following information:
  1. A two page CV; and
  2. A description of the proposed project. It should have the following elements:
The above materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014. The selected nominee will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance with the sponsor's deadline of Thursday, November 6, 2014.

Proposal Due to OVPRED09/11/2014 Not open for submission deadline passed
Date Due to DSP or UIF10/30/2014
Date Due to Sponsor11/06/2014
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due Date10/06/2014
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