Cite Our Grant

NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520

Did you use any of the Colorado NORC's cores or resources in your research? Please acknowledge support from the Colorado NORC in your publications by citing NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520

Example: "The project described was supported by NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH."




Applying to the INSPIRE Program:

Application window:  November 6, 2023 – December 18, 2023

Application Deadline: December 18, 2023 at 5pm EST


Please note that the application form does not automatically save or allow responses to be edited after submission so please be prepared to complete the application in one sitting. 

For any questions regarding the application, please email

 Program Eligibility:

  • Early Career Faculty within 5 years of initial faculty appointment or Post-doctoral Fellow from a participating NORC institution (required)
  • NORC Pilot and Feasibility grant recipients (encouraged to apply)
  • NORC Diversity Scholars (encouraged to apply)

Application Components:

  1. Topic of proposed presentations
  2. Overview of proposed presentations (NTE 1 page double-spaced for each presentation, for 2 presentations).
  3. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  4. Personal statement (1- double spaced page maximum): Describe how this award will further career development and academic advancement as a nutrition obesity researcher. Please include both short and long-term goals, and current challenges.
  5. One Letter of Support/ Recommendation:
  • From Department Chair, Division, Unit Chief, or Mentor. The letter should include:
    • Potential for applicant to utilize INSPIRE to enhance their career and program of research.
    • Commitment to continue to support the faculty member or postdoc in their career development over time.
  1. Mentor/ Champion suggestions within your NORC (list up to two names and email addresses)
  2. Short demographic survey
  3. Current and prior grant funding
  4. NORC Institution

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