Clarification of New Page Limits and Restructuring of Application Submissions for Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) PAR-08-026, PAR-08-027 and PAR-08-028

Notice Number: NOT-GM-09-030

Key Dates
Release Date:  September 28, 2009

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)(


On September 16, 2009 NIH issued a notice regarding restructured application forms to continue the implementation of the Enhancing Peer Review effort (NOT-OD-09-149).  The purpose of this notice is to clarify how these changes affect applications submitted in response to the SCORE funding opportunity announcements PAR 08-026 (Research Advancement Award [SC1]), PAR-08-027 (Pilot Project Award [SC2]) and PAR 08-028 (Research Continuance Award [SC3]). 

The new page limits for Research Strategy section of SCORE SC1 applications will be 12 pages and for SCORE SC2 and SC3 applications 6 pages, for submissions intended for due dates on or after January 25, 2010.

Other required information should be provided as indicated below:


Direct inquiries regarding this notice to:

Hinda Zlotnik, Ph.D.
Minority Opportunities in Research Division
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH
45 Center Drive
Room 2AS.37, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
Telephone: (301) 594-3900
Fax: (301) 480-2753

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