Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Award (R16 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)



SuRE is a research capacity building program designed to develop and sustain research excellence in U.S. higher education institutions that receive limited NIH research support and serve students from groups underrepresented in biomedical research NOT-OD-20-031 with an emphasis on providing students with research opportunities and enriching the research environment at the applicant institutions.

The purpose of SuRE awards is to provide research grant support for faculty investigators who have prior experience in leading externally-funded, independent research but are not currently funded by any NIH Research Project Grants with the exception of SuRE or SuRE-First awards.


NOTE:  A Data Management & Sharing Plan is required of all SuRE R16 applications after January 25th, 2023.


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Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Award (R16 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

SuRE and SuRE-First Resources

This page provides additional information about the R16 SuRE Award.

Writing a Data Management & Sharing Plan

Required of all SuRE R16 applications after January 25th, 2023