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The LOI application is due October 15th, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

The following sections are required in the LOI application. More details can be found in the LOI Instructions document and the LOI Detailed Instructions document.

Abstract: A scientific abstract is required. A general audience summary is optional at the LOI phase of the application. Abstracts are limited to 3,000 characters.

LOI Narrative: Follow the formatting guidelines listed in the LOI Narrative Template.

The LOI Narrative is limited to two (2) pages and must include all the following sections (A-D):

A. Research Question: Hypothesis and Objective

B. Background and Significance

  1. Background
  2. What CPI Funding Priority will this proposal address?
  3. Describe how the completion of the proposed research project could provide a definitive resolution of the hypothesis and/or advance the field of cancer prevention

C. Feasibility: Briefly describe the scientific basis for the proposed research and the feasibility for achieving a successful outcome

D. Specific Aims & Timeline: Describe the research aims and timetable for completion, including intermediate milestones

References: Include only the most relevant references. References are limited to one (1) page.

Biosketches: Biosketches are required for all key personnel. Use the NIH biosketch template.

Budget: A detailed budget is not required at the LOI phase of the application. The budget can be up to $150,000 per year, up to a period of three (3) years. Awards are limited to a maximum total of $450,000.



You may refer to the ProposalCentral tutorials below for detailed instructions.

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