Notice Number: NOT-GM-07-110
Release Date: June 27, 2007
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) (http://www.nigms.nih.gov/)
Effective with February 21, 2008 application submission/receipt date, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences is eliminating any annual limitations to the amounts that can be requested in the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) applications. Applicants are strongly advised to review the IMSD program announcement (http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-06-553.html), and frequently asked questions http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Minority/MBRS/RISEFAQ.htm before applying for an IMSD award. The requested costs must be reasonable, well documented, and fully justified and commensurate with the scope of the proposed program. The applicants should also note the NIH policy (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-02-004.html) on $500,000 or more in direct costs for any year, and must carry out the following steps:
1) Contact the IC program staff at least 6 weeks before submitting the application, i.e., as you are developing plans for the study;
2) Obtain agreement from the IC staff that the IC will accept your application for consideration for award; and,
3) Include a cover letter with the application that identifies the staff member and IC who agreed to accept assignment of the application.
Specific questions about this notice may be directed to:
Shiva P. Singh, Ph.D.
MBRS Program Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Natcher Building, Rm. 2AS.37
45 Center Drive, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
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Office of Extramural
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS)
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