DOD – Hearing Restoration Research Program – Application

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Friday 2nd, August 2024

External Deadline: Friday 9th, August 2024


The Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP) released program announcements for the following funding opportunity:

  • Focused Research Award

To view the program announcement and submit a pre-application visit:

The HRRP was initiated in 2017 to pursue promising, necessary research for treatment of burdensome and very prevalent auditory system injury. It is estimated that more than 30 million Americans over the age of 12 years have hearing loss in both ears and an estimated 48 million have hearing loss in at least one ear. In the military the two most prevalent service-connected disabilities are related to hearing disorders. The most recent data from the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs indicates that there are 1.1 million Veterans with service-connected disability due to hearing loss. The HRRP will fund innovative research that has the potential to maximize operational effectiveness, medical readiness and quality of life for Service members, Veterans and others living with significant auditory system injuries.

Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 22, 2024  5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Application: August 9, 2024  11:59 p.m. Eastern time

A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) at prior to the pre-application deadline.

All applications must conform to the final Funding Opportunities/Program Announcements and General Application Instructions which can be found on the website (  A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRDC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420. Applicant organizations must be registered in SAM ( and receive confirmation of an “Active” status before submitting an application through

Funding Sources

Department of Defence - United States of America

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: April 3, 2024