Notice of Clarification to Eligibility Criteria for PAR-16-268 "Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIAMS K08 and K23 Recipients (R03)"

Notice Number: NOT-AR-17-019

Key Dates
Release Date: August 18, 2017

Related Announcements
 PAR-16-268  

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

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to clarify the eligibility criteria for the Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) in the following section of PAR-16-268: "Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIAMS K08 and K23 Recipients (R03)". The following is detailed information about the modification.

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement


Section III. Eligibility Information


Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)

The following language is added to the FOA:
Current reads
Only current NIAMS-supported K08 or K23 awardees in their second to fourth year of award are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. K awardees who have already successfully competed for an R01, or equivalent, grant are ineligible.  See NOT-OD-08-065 for the definition of 'equivalent' R01 grant.

Modified to read
Only current NIAMS-supported K08 or K23 awardees in their second to fourth year of award are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. K awardees who have already successfully competed for an R01, or equivalent, grant are ineligible.  See NOT-OD-08-065 for the definition of 'equivalent' R01 grant.

Applicants are ineligible if they have been awarded two R03s from PAR-16-268.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Su-Yau Mao, Ph.D.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Telephone: 301-594-5032 
Email:maos2@mail.nih.gov