General Grant Questions

General Grant Questions

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council, a prestigious group of volunteers widely recognized as the leaders in every major area of brain and behavior research, leads the rigorous and competitive process of identifying the most promising ideas for funding globally.

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Yes. NARSAD Grants have been awarded to researchers in more than 30 different countries.

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NARSAD Young, Independent, and Distinguished Investigator Grants each have different application call periods. Join our email list to be notified as key dates are approaching and when application periods are beginning. In the meantime, tentative dates can be found here for each of the Grants. All dates are subject to change.

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Each program may be offered annually. Join our email list to receive notifications about upcoming Grant Application periods.

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NARSAD Grants to universities are non-taxable.  However, depending on how you utilize the funds (i.e., salary support), your university may have different guidelines. We recommend speaking with someone in your Grants and Contracts Office.

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The Foundation recognizes scientists with Outstanding Achievement Prizes as well as the Klerman and Freedman Prizes. Learn more about these prizes.

Post-Application

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Please note that you may request a revised start date for your grant with an interval of either six months or one year.

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Yes. If you would like to transfer your grant to another institution please click here for more information.

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Yes, changes can be made to your original budget proposal. Please contact us for more information on how to do this. 

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Yes, you are able to extend your project end date for an interval of either six months or one year. Please note that this request must be made three months prior to your scheduled end date. If you would like to extend your project end date please contact us for more information.