Notice to Amend PAR-13-182 "Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36)"

Notice Number: NOT-DA-13-023

Key Dates

Release Date: April 12, 2013

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


This Notice is to amend NIDA's PAR-13-182 "Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36)".

The following is added to PAR-13-182:

Section IV. Application and Submission Information

2. Content and Form of Application Submission

R&R Budget

All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed.

Allowable costs include the candidate's salary, up to the current fiscal year NRSA pre-doctoral stipend level (information for FY 2012 can be found at Salary must be consistent with the established salary structure at the institution if it were using its own funds to support other staff members of equivalent qualifications, rank, and responsibilities at the institution.  Fringe benefits can be requested only if the candidate is employed by the applicant organization. In developing the non-modular budget, applicants may also include costs for research assistants' salaries, and direct research project expenses, such as data processing, payments to subjects, supplies, consultants, and dissertation costs (e.g., printing and binding of the dissertation). No tuition, alteration/renovations, contracting costs, faculty salary, or space rental are allowed on dissertation research grants. Indirect costs are limited to eight percent of requested direct costs, less equipment.

Any level of effort by the applicant that is less than full time (40 hours per week) must be fully justified, and the applicant's salary must be prorated accordingly.

All other aspects of the FOA remain the same.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Jessica Chambers, Ph.D.
Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Branch
Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Telephone: 301-443-2237