NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL RECEIPT DATE FOR HL-03-011 (NHLBI MENTORED MINORITY FACULTY 
DEVELOPMENT AWARD (K01)) AND HL-03-014 (NHLBI SHORT-TERM TRAINING FOR MINORITY 
STUDENTS PROGRAM (T35))

RELEASE DATE:  June 22, 2004
 
NOTICE: NOT-HL-04-115

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
 (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/)

APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE:  August 26, 2004

The NHLBI is again accepting applications for the NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty 
Development Award and the NHLBI Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program. 
These programs are described in Request for Applications (RFA) HL-03-011, Mentored 
Minority Faculty Development Award
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-03-011.html) and in Request 
for Applications (RFA) HL-03-014, Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program  
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-03-014.html). These RFAs are 
designed to offer research training opportunities for minority students in an 
effort to encourage them to participate in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, 
and sleep disorders research.

WHERE TO SEND INQUIRIES

We encourage inquiries concerning this RFA and welcome the opportunity to 
answer questions from potential applicants.  Inquiries may fall into three 
areas:  programmatic, review and financial or grants management issues:

o Direct your questions about programmatic issues to:

(HL-03-011)
Lorraine M. Silsbee, M.H.S.
Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications (responding for all NHLBI 
programmatic Divisions)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7934
Bethesda, MD  20892-7934
Telephone:  (301) 435-0709
FAX:  (301) 480-1667
Email:  silsbeeL@nhlbi.nih.gov

(HL-03-014)
Michael Commarato, Ph.D.
Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases (responding for all NHLBI programmatic 
Divisions)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7940
Bethesda, MD 20892-7940
Telephone: (301) 435-0530
FAX: (301) 480-1330
Email:  commaram@nhlbi.nih.gov 

o Direct your questions about review issues to:

Valerie Prenger, Ph.D.
Chief, Review Branch
Division of Extramural Affairs
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Two Rockledge Center, Room 7214
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7924
Bethesda, MD  20892-7924
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express mail)
Telephone:  (301) 435-0270
FAX:  (301) 480-0730
Email:  prengerv@nhlbi.nih.gov 

o Direct your questions about financial or grants management matters to:

(HL-03-011)
Amy McGuire
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Extramural Affairs
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7144, MSC 7926
Bethesda, MD 20892-7926
Telephone:  (301) 435-1498
FAX:  (301) 480-3310
Email:  am366z@nih.gov

(HL-03-014)
Beckie Chamberlin
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Extramural Affairs
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7144, MSC 7926
Bethesda, MD 20892-7926
Telephone:  (301) 435-0174
FAX:  (301) 480-1948
Email:  chamberr@nhlbi.nih.gov

LETTER OF INTENT

Prospective applicants are asked to submit a letter of intent that includes 
the following information:

o A descriptive title of the proposed research
o Name, address, and telephone number of the Program Director
o Names of other key personnel
o Participating institutions
o Number and title of this RFA 

Although a letter of intent is not required, is not binding, and does not 
enter into the review of a subsequent application, the information that it 
contains allows NHLBI staff to estimate the potential review workload and plan for 
the review.

The letter of intent is to be sent to Dr. Valerie Prenger at the address listed 
under WHERE TO SEND INQUIRIES by July 27, 2004.

SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION

Applications must be prepared using the PHS 398 research grant application 
instructions and forms (rev. 5/2001). Applications must have a Dun and Bradstreet 
(D&B) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number as the Universal Identifier 
when applying for Federal grants or cooperative agreements. The DUNS number can be 
obtained by calling (866) 705-5711 or through the web site at 
http://www.dunandbradstreet.com/. The DUNS number should be entered on line 11 of 
the face page of the PHS 398 form.  The PHS 398 is available at 
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format.  

Refer to section 4 for the NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/instructions2/p1_preparing_individual_CDA_app.htm). 
Refer to section 5 for the NHLBI Short-Term Training For Minority Students Program 
(T35 http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/instructions2/p1_preparing_NRSA_app.htm).

For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone (301) 710-0267, Email: 
GrantsInfo@nih.gov.

USING THE RFA LABEL:  The RFA label available in the PHS 398 (rev. 5/2001) 
application form must be affixed to the bottom of the face page of the 
application.  Type the RFA number on the label.  Failure to use this label 
could result in delayed processing of the application such that it may not 
reach the review committee in time for review.  In addition, the RFA title 
(NHLBI MENTORED MINORITY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AWARD) and number (HL-03-011) OR 
(NHLBI SHORT-TERM TRAINING FOR MINORITY STUDENTS PROGRAM) and number (HL-03-014) 
must be typed on line 2 of the face page of the application form and the YES box 
must be marked.  The RFA label is also available at:  
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/label-bk.pdf.

SENDING AN APPLICATION TO THE NIH:  Submit a signed, typewritten original of the 
application and three signed photocopies, in one package to:

Center For Scientific Review
National Institutes Of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040, MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express/courier service)

All grant applications submitted to the Center For Scientific Review (CSR) 
must come via United States Postal Service or a recognized delivery/courier 
service.  Individuals may not personally deliver packages to the building on 
Rockledge Drive.  For further information please see 
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-02-012.html.

At the time of submission, two additional copies of the application and all 
five collated sets of the appendix material must be sent to Dr. Valerie Prenger at 
the address listed under WHERE TO SEND INQUIRIES.  

APPLICATION PROCESSING:  Applications must be received by August 26, 2004.  If an 
application is received after that date, it will be returned to the 
applicant without review.


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