CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars Program (CUPS): A Public Health Experience to Expose Undergraduates Interested in Minority Health to Public Health and the Public Health Professions
The purpose of this funding opportunity is to implement a national summer training program to introduce undergraduate and graduate students, including but not limited to those from under-represented and underserved racial and ethnic minority populations, to public health and biomedical sciences.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Sections: 207(f), 301 and 1704 of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. Sections 209(f), 241, and 300u-3], as amended., No applicable, 42 U.S.C.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Funds are to be used for recruitment, orientation, placement, mentorship and follow-up tracking of undergraduate and graduate students.
OMHHE will collaborate with educational institutions, including those serving minority populations, to increase the knowledge, diversity, and skills of students in public health through internship and fellowship programs.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Accepted applications will be reviewed by a review panel that will make recommendations on the technical merit based on the published criteria. After considering the recommendations of the panel, the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, will make a final decision on funding projects and a notice of grant award will be issued.
June 1, 2017 The deadline for applications is 06/01/2017, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time, at http://www.grants.gov.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
The project period is generally limited to 5 years. Within a project period, continuation applications must be submitted annually on a noncompeting basis for each year of support.
How are proposals selected?
Complete review criteria is published in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in www.grants.gov. Listed are the criteria used to review applications: (1) approach; (2) evaluation and performance measurement; and (3) applicant's organizational capacity to implement the approach.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are to be used for recruitment, orientation, training, placement, mentorship and follow-up tracking of undergraduate and graduate students. Funds are not be used for research. Indirect Cost are limited to 8%.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A final performance report is due 90 days following the end of the project period.
This program is covered under 45 CFR 75, Subpart F - Audit Requirements.
HHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives shall have the right of access to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee, subgrantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the HHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR Part 75.361 grantees are required to maintain grant accounting records 3 years after the end of a budget period. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The cooperative agreements will have a project period not to exceed 5 years, with 12-month budget periods. Following the initial budget period, continued funding is subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory program performance. Necessary instructions regarding payment procedure will be provided at the time the award is issued. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
2900 Woodcock Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30013 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$3,432,944.00; FY 19 est $3,500,000.00; FY 20 est $3,600,000.00; FY 17$3,550,107.00; FY 16$2,745,067.00; - (Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$3,432,944.00; FY 19 est $3,600,051.00; FY 20 est $3,600,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$2,745,067 to $3,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects