Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research. Contacts, Submission Dates and Special Instructions for PA-16-288

PA-16-288

Release Date: May 25, 2016
Expiration Date:  September 30, 2019

- NIH Institute or Center
- Scientific Contact
- Grants Management Contact

Institute or Center Specific Information

NIH Common Fund

Scientific Contact:
Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 435-7204
Email: Transformative_Awards@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Michael G. Morse
Phone: (301) 435-5446
Email: morsem@mail.nih.gov

NIH Common Fund Specific Information:

http://commonfund.nih.gov/

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Scientific Contact:
Alison Lin, Ph.D.
Phone: (240) 276-6177
Email: linaj@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Funmi Elesinmogun
Phone: 240-276-6313
Email: elesinmf@mail.nih.gov

NCI Specific Information:

http://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/crchd/diversity-training/cure/DSGuidelines

The National Cancer Institute accepts applications twice a year from October 1 to December 1 and from February 1 to March 30, with funding decisions anticipated in March and in June, respectively.

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $100,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Eye Institute (NEI)

Scientific Contact:
Houmam Araj, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: arajh@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
William W. Darby
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: wwd@nei.nih.gov

NEI Specific Information:

http://www.nei.nih.gov

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: The NEI does not impose any salary restriction beyond that imposed legislatively.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Scientific Contact:
Helen H. Cox, M.H.S.
Phone: (301) 827-8163
Email: Helen.Cox@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Reggie Brown
Phone:(301) 435-0166
Email:  brownreg@nhlbi.nih.gov   

Shelia Ortiz
Phone: (301) 435-0166
Email: ortizs@nhlbi.nih.gov   

 

NHLBI Specific Information:

NHLBI Guidelines for the Applicant can be found at URL:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/training/application-guidelines
Contact with NHLBI staff is highly recommended before submission of an application.

 

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Scientific Contact:
Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-7531
Email: bettie_graham@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Deanna Ingersoll
Phone: 301-435-7858
Email: Deanna.ingersoll@nih.gov

NHGRI Specific Information:

http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: Contact NHGRI staff.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Scientific Contact:
Chyren Hunter, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-496-9322
Email: Hunterc@nia.nih.gov
  
Grants Management Contact:
Ms. Linda Whipp
Phone: 301-496-1472
Email: whippl@mail.nih.gov

NIA Specific Information:

http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dea/training-opportunities-special-populations

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits.
See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Scientific Contact:
Lynn Morin
Phone:  (301) 402-0176
Email:  lynn.morin@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Judy S. Fox
Phone:  301-443-4704
Email:  jfox@mail.nih.gov

NIAAA Specific Information:

NIAAA will accept administrative supplement applications twice a year on February 1, and May 1. For more details about recent changes in NIAAA policy and procedures on diversity supplements please refer to http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/grant-funding/funding-opportunities/diversity-supplements and NOT-AA-16-001.

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits. NIAAA no longer accepts diversity supplement applications to support post-baccalaureate or Master's degree holders who are not currently enrolled in a degree seeking program.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Scientific Contact:
Raushanah Newman
Phone: (240) 669-2925
Email: newmanrau@niaid.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Kim Cooper
Phone: (240) 669-2952
Email: cooperkl@niaid.nih.gov

NIAID Specific Information:

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/traincareer/Pages/diversitysupp.aspx

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: Contact NIAID staff.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Scientific Contact:
Justine F. Buschman, M.S.
Phone: 301-496-4811
Email: buschmanj@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Leslie Littlejohn
Phone: (301) 594-2545
Email: littlele@mail.nih.gov

NIAMS Specific Information:

http://niams.nih.gov/Funding/Funding_Opportunities/activity_codes.asp  

  • NIAMS accepts and reviews applications on a continuous basis until June 30 of each fiscal year.  Applications received after June 30 will be considered for funding in the next fiscal year.
  • NIAMS strongly encourages the PI of the parent research grant to contact both the scientific contact listed in this table and the NIAMS Program Officer of that grant.
  • NIAMS strongly encourages electronic submission of the completed application request, including all appropriate signatures and supporting documents, via eRA Commons or Grants.gov. Applicants are encouraged to send an e-mail to the scientific contact alerting them to the submission of the application: buschmanj@mail.nih.gov
  • NIAMS follows the NRSA salary guidance (see NOT-OD-14-046). PD(s)/PI(s) are strongly encouraged to contact the NIAMS Financial or Grants Management Contact for the Institute-specific funding salary/stipend allowances for postdoctoral and Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Scientific Contact:
Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-4797
Email: erimz@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Florence Turska
Phone: 301 451-4782
Email: turskaf@mail.nih.gov

NIBIB Specific Information:

http://www.nibib.nih.gov/training-careers/diversity/research-supplements-promote-diversity-health-related-research-admin-supp

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $90,000 plus fringe benefits. Applicants with clinical degrees may request up to $105,000 plus fringe benefits based on prior approval from program director. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Scientific Contact:
Jean L. Flagg-Newton, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-435-2722
Email: flaggnej@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Bryan Clark, MBA
Phone: 301-435-6975
Email: clarkb1@mail.nih.gov

NICHD Specific Information:

Contact with NICHD staff is highly recommended before submission of an application.

NICHD accepts applications throughout the year but makes funding decisions three times per year.

Application Receipt Dates*

Anticipated Funding Decision

August 1 to October 15

December

October 16 to January 15

March

January 16 to May 15

July

*Applications received between May 16 and July 31 will be reviewed in November along with applications received between August 1 and October 30.

NICHD follows the NRSA salary guidance (see NOT-OD-14-046).  PD(s)/PI(s) are strongly encouraged to contact the Grants Management Contact for NICHD-specific funding salary/stipend allowances for postdoctoral and investigator level candidates.

  • NICHD strongly encourages electronic submission of the completed application request, including all appropriate signatures and supporting documents, via eRA Commons or Grants.gov.  Applicants are encouraged to send an e-mail to the scientific contact alerting the Institute to the submission of the application: flaggnej@mail.nih.gov
  • NICHD typically supports diversity candidates at the predoctoral, postdoctoral and investigator career levels for periods of up to 2 years.
  • NICHD typically supports re-entry candidates for periods of up to 2 years.

More information can be found on the Office of Health Equity Website (https://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/od/ohe/Pages/overview.aspx)

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Scientific Contact:
Alberto L. Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.
Research Training Officer
Division of Scientific Programs
Phone: (301) 451-3245
Email: riverara@nidcd.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Christopher Myers
Phone: 301-435-0713
Email: myersc@mail.nih.gov

NIDCD Specific Information:

http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/funding/types/pages/minority_disability.aspx

NIDCD’s priority for candidates to the program is predoctoral, postdoctoral, and faculty / early investigators (with little or none research experience or transitioning research fields).
· Applications can be submitted at any time.
· Applications must include a transition plan to NIH mainstream research-training funding as part of the candidate’s career development component.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Scientific Contact:
Lynn Mertens King, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-594-5006
Email: lynn.king@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:

Dede Rutberg, MBA
Phone: (301) 594-4798
Email: rutbergd@mail.nih.gov

NIDCR Specific Information:

  • NIDCR accepts and reviews applications on a continuous basis until August 1 of each fiscal year.  Applications received after August 1 will be considered for funding in the next fiscal year.
  • NIDCR strongly encourages the PI of the parent research grant to contact both the scientific contact listed in this table and the NIDCR Program Officer of that grant.
  • The activities proposed in a supplement application must both advance the objectives of the parent grant and support the research training and career advancement of the candidate. Award decisions are based on the merit of the research training potential of the application, the application's relevance to the candidate's career potential, and the relationship of both to the research priorities of the NIDCR as exemplified in the NIDCR Strategic Plan.

More information can be found on the NIDCR website.
Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $100,000 plus fringe benefits, per year. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Scientific Contact:
Robert C. Rivers, PhD
Phone: 301-443-8415
Email: riversrc@mail.nih.gov

Financial or Grants Management Contact:
Carolyn Kofa
Phone:  (301) 594-7687
Email:  ck104i@nih.gov

NIDDK Specific Information:

See: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/process/apply/about-funding-mechanisms/Administrative-Supplements/research-supplements-promote-diversity-health-related-research/Pages/default.aspx

  • PD(s)/PI(s) are strongly encouraged to contact the NIDDK Scientific Contact for the Institute-specific application components, as well as receipt and review dates.
  • PD(s)/PI(s) are strongly encouraged to contact the NIDDK Financial or Grants Management Contact for the Institute-specific funding salary/stipend allowances for postdoctoral and Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers.
  • The NIDDK limits support for candidates at all career levels to two years.
  • The NIDDK will allow up to two supplements under a parent grant, under exceptional circumstances, when strongly justified. Each candidate will require a separate application, and acceptance of a second application to the same parent grant requires pre-approval by the NIDDK Scientific Contact.
  • The NIDDK does not accept Research Supplement applications to R15, SC1, or SC2 awards.
  • The NIDDK does NOT participate in the "Short-term Investigator Research Supplement."
  • Because this program is not intended to provide an alternative or additional means of supporting individuals who receive support from PHS funding mechanisms, diversity candidates may not be transferred to supplemental support prior to the completion of their appointed period of their current PHS support. In addition, individuals may not be transferred to a supplement from a parent PHS award to increase the availability of funds to the parent grant for other uses.
  • As per the Notice to the Guide NOT-OD-15-095 (available at:
    http://www.grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-095.html), the NIDDK reserves the right to administratively withdraw incomplete applications.
  • See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Scientific Contact:
Albert Avila, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-8804
Email: aavila@nida.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Ericka Wells
Phone: (410)254-1853
Email: wellse2@nida.nih.gov

NIDA Specific Information:

NIDA-specific information and procedures for preparing and submitting diversity supplement applications can be found at:

http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/offices/office-nida-director-od/odhd/faqs-about-research-supplements-to-pro

http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/offices/office-nida-director-od/odhd/instructions-to-principal-investigator

It is imperative that interested Principal Investigators contact the scientific contact listed in this table prior to applying to this program.

NIDA strongly encourages electronic submission of the completed application request, including all appropriate signatures and supporting documents, to be submitted as a single .pdf document. The subject line of the email should contain only the phrase, "PD/PI Last Name_Supplement Application.pdf", in all caps. Please submit the complete application to the following email address: pg46n@nih.gov

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Research Careers: contact NIDA staff.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Scientific Contact:
Annette Kirshner, PhD
Phone: 919-541-0488
Email: kirshner@niehs.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Lisa A. Edwards
Phone: 919-541 0751
Email: edwards@niehs.nih.gov

NIEHS Specific Information:

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/funding/grants/announcements/supplements/workforce/diversity/index.cfm

NIEHS reviews supplement applications three times a year, in January, April, and August.  Contact the Program Administrator of the parent grant for specific deadlines corresponding to the review schedule.

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Scientific Contact:
Desirée L. Salazar, Ph.D.
Phone: 301.827.7303
Email: desiree.salazar@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Grace Olascoaga
Phone: 301 594 5520
Email: olascoag@nigms.nih.gov

NIGMS Specific Information:

http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/Mechanisms/PromoteDiversity.htm

Grants for capacity-building, including the IDeA INBRE, COBRE and SCORE mechanisms are not eligible for diversity supplements.

NIGMS does not support investigator-level diversity supplements.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Scientific Contact:
Charlene E. Le Fauve, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 435-4582
Email: Charlene.lefauve@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Rebecca D. Claycamp, MS, CRA
Phone: 301-443-2811
Email: rclaycam@mail.nih.gov

NIMH Specific Information:

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/training/diversity-and-reentry-research-supplements-for-nimh-grantees.shtml

The NIMH has developed specific practices for diversity research supplement requests that augment the requirements described in this program announcement.  Therefore, consultation with the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) and program staff prior to submission of a request for a research supplement is imperative. Specific information about preparing diversity supplement applications for submission to NIMH can be found at:http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/training/diversity-and-reentry-research-supplements-for-nimh-grantees.shtml

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $90,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

Scientific Contact:
DeLoris L-James Hunter, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Phone: (301) 402-1366
Email: hunterd2@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Priscilla Grant, J.D.
Phone: (301) 594-8412
Email: grantp@mail.nih.gov

NIMHD Specific Information:

http://www.nimhd.nih.gov

Diversity supplements may be submitted and will be reviewed throughout the year. For supplements to be considered for funding within the same fiscal year in which they are submitted, applications should be submitted no later than July 15.

Diversity supplements for center grants that support research subprojects (e.g., P20, P60, U54, P50) must fall within the scope of one or more active subprojects. 

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Scientific Contact:
Michelle D. Jones-London, Ph.D.
Phone:  (301) 451-7966
Email: jonesmiche@ninds.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Ms. Melissa Copeland
Phone: 301-496-7460
Email: Mh601f@nih.gov

NINDS Specific Information:

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

Procedures and Supplementary Information for Preparation, Submission, and Review of Applications for Diversity Research Supplements for NINDS Grantees: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/funding/areas/training_and_career_development/diversity_supplements_procedures.htm

Funding decisions will only be made three times a year, namely by the end of March, June, and December: NOT-NS-08-004.

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $85,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Scientific Contact:
David Banks, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.S.W., RN,
Phone: (301) 496-9558
Email: banksdh@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Randi Freundlich, R.D.
Phone:  301.594.5974
Email:  freundlichr@mail.nih.gov  

NINR Specific Information:

www.ninr.nih.gov

NINR accepts supplement applications three times a year, January 15, April 15, and August 15. NINR only accepts applications for undergraduate, predoctoral, postdoctoral, and investigator candidates who have a degree in nursing or are enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program. NINR gives priority to applications for candidates who are at the predoctoral or postdoctoral level as well some early stage investigators. Principal investigators are encouraged to contact the NINR Program Director to discuss their supplement application.
 

National Library of Medicine

Scientific Contact:
Hua-Chuan Sim, MD
phone: 301.594.4882

Email: simh@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Dwight Mowery
Phone: (301) 496-4221
Email:moweryd@mail.nih.gov

NLM Specific Information:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/grantsupdiversity.html

NLM's participation is confined to research grants for which it is the primary funding agency. NLM will only accept supplement applications for parent grants with these activity codes: R01, R15 and R21. Grantees must contact NLM before submitting an application.

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

Scientific Contact:
Laura K. Povlich, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 827-2227
Email: laura.povlich@nih.gov  

Grants Management Contact:
Bruce R. Butrum
Phone: 301-496-1670
Email: butrumb@nih.gov

FIC Specific Information:

http://www.fic.nih.gov/

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: $75,000 plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Scientific Contact:
Lanay Mudd, PhD
Phone: 301-594-9346
Email: lanay.mudd@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Shelly M. Carow
Phone: (301) 594-3788
Email: carows@mail.nih.gov

NCCIH Specific Information:

NCCIH recommends candidates to use the NIH Reporter Tool (http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm) to search for topics of interest and identify NCCIH-funded investigators.

NCCIH published NOT-AT-12-005 (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AT-12-005.html) that includes information about the application, review, and award process of NCCIH's training-related administrative supplement programs.

Before submitting an application, candidates and mentor(s) are strongly encouraged to discuss their proposed supplement with the NCCIH Program Officer managing the parent award to confirm its relevance to NCCIH's mission (http://NCCIH.nih.gov/about/ataglance), research priorities (http://NCCIH.nih.gov/grants/priorities), and strategic plan (http://NCCIH.nih.gov/about/plans). A list of NCCIH program officials can be found at
http://NCCIH.nih.gov/grants/contact#area.

NCCIH expects candidates to pursue and transition to mainstream NIH support as part of the proposed research-training plan. Applicants should explore NCCIH's research-training webpage (http://NCCIH.nih.gov/training) and review the programs that may fit their interests and academic credentials.

Usually the support is for 1 year and it is renewable depending on progress.

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Scientific Contact:
Erica Rosemond, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-594-8927
Email: rosemonde@mail.nih.gov  

Grants Management Contact:
Leslie Le
Phone: (301) 435-0856
Email: leleslie@mail.nih.gov  

NCATS Specific Information:

For investigators developing independent research careers this supplement will provide up to and no more than $100,000/year for salary, plus fringe benefits. See terms and conditions in the FOA.
 
Specific information for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program:
 
The CTSA Program will accept supplement applications to active CTSA Program UL1-Linked Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement grants.
 
For CTSA Program specific information and guidance on submitting applications see:https://ncats.nih.gov/ctsa/funding/pa-2016-guidance
 
For CTSA Program Specific FAQs for Diversity Supplements see:https://ncats.nih.gov/ctsa/funding/diversity-faq
 
Prospective applicants and their mentors are strongly encouraged to contact their respective NCATS program officer and/or the scientific contact listed in this opportunity during the initial preparation of a supplement application and prior to its submission to discuss the goals and objectives of the supplement application.

Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)

Scientific Contact:
Bruce Fuchs, Ph.D.
Phone:  301-402-5225
Email: fuchsb@od.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Leslie Le
Phone: (301) 435-0856
Email: leleslie@mail.nih.gov

ORIP Specific Information:

The parent awards activity codes for OD/ORIP are: R01, R24, P40, P51, U42

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: Contact ORIP staff.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Scientific Contact:
Steve Dearwent, PhD
Phone: 404-498-6382
Email: SDearwent@cdc.gov  

Grants Management Contact:
None

NIOSH Specific Information:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/

Annual Salary Cap for Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers: Contact NIOSH staff.