Notice of Correction to AHRQ's PA-12-256 "AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)"

Notice Number: NOT-HS-14-009

Key Dates
Release Date: February 20, 2014

Related Announcements
PA-12-256

Issued by
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Purpose

On August 7, 2012, AHRQ issued Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PA-12-256 "AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)." The purpose of this Notice is to correct information contained in the "Section IV. Application and Submission Information" component of the cited FOA as described below.  Specifically, the information pertains to the application page limits and instructions for uploading the transcript.

Section IV. Application and Submission Information

6. Other Submission Requirements

Protection of Human Subjects:
Current text reads:
A discussion of human subjects protection must be included if the proposed research involves any contact with or data on humans (e.g., patients, providers, administrators); including data obtained from secondary publicly or privately available data sources. This section does not count toward the 10 page limitation.

Replacement text should read:
A discussion of human subjects protection must be included if the proposed research involves any contact with or data on humans (e.g., patients, providers, administrators); including data obtained from secondary publicly or privately available data sources. This section does not count toward the application page limitations.

Other Project Information Component:

Transcripts

Current text reads:
The application must include a transcript of the student's record to date in the doctoral program of which the dissertation is a part. The transcript must be placed in the “Other Attachments” section of the Other Project Information Component, not in the Appendix.

Replacement text should read:
A copy of an official transcript of the applicant's record, to date, in the doctoral program of which the dissertation is a part must be included in the Appendix.          

Appendix Materials:
Current text reads:
The only acceptable Appendix materials are copies of any survey instruments or questionnaires, data collection or interview guides used in the proposed research, if applicable.

Replacement text should read:
The only acceptable Appendix materials are a copy of the applicant's official transcript and copies of any survey instruments or questionnaires, data collection or interview guides used in the proposed research, if applicable.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Tamara D. Willis, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations
Telephone:  301-427-1011
Email:  Tamara.Willis@ahrq.hhs.gov

 

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