Goals of the AREA Program

What is the AREA Program?

The AREA Program is implemented through the R15 funding mechanism. It was formed in 1985 to fulfill a unique Congressional mandate.

Institutional Eligibility

Which institutions and components of institutions are eligible to apply for AREA funding?

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Individual Eligibility

Who is eligible to be a Principal Investigator on an AREA grant?

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Student Involvement

What is the role of students in the AREA grant program and what should their involvement be in an AREA grant-funded project?


RPPR/Progress Report

What special instructions are there for the RPPR used by grantees to submit progress reports to NIH on their AREA grant awards?

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