Additional Receipt Dates and Salary Change for RFA-DK-06-015, NIDDK Mentored Clinical Scientist Award to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (K08)

Notice Number: NOT-DK-08-007

Key Dates
Release date: January 24, 2008

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

The purpose of this Notice is to inform the scientific community that an additional receipt date has been added for RFA-DK-06-015 ( In addition to the originally published receipt dates, a new receipt date of March 27, 2008 has been added to this RFA. Key dates are also changed accordingly.

In addition, effective with the March 27, 2008 application submission date, the NIDDK will accept new and revised applications requesting up to $90,000 per year for salary plus
fringe. The policy change will be applied to current K08 awards for this program beginning in fiscal year 2009. All other provisions of the RFA remain unchanged.
The Key Dates in the Overview Information and in Section IV.3.A. are revised as follows:

Key Dates

Release Date: October 5th, 2006
Letters of Intent Receipt Date(s): November 21, 2006; October 31, 2007; February 28, 2008; October 30, 2008
Application Receipt or Submission Date(s): December 20, 2006; November 28, 2007; March 27, 2008; November 26, 2008
Peer Review Date(s): February/March 2007; February/March 2008; June/July 2008; February/March 2009
Council Review Date(s): May 2007; May 2008; October 2008; May 2009
Earliest Anticipated Start Date(s): July 1, 2007; July 1, 2008; September 30, 2008; July 1, 2009
Expiration Date: November 27, 2008


For further information contact:

Frances E. Ferguson, M.D., MPH
Program Director, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 902
Bethesda, MD 20892-5454
Telephone: (301) 594-9652
FAX: (301) 594-9358