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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com (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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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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