Change in Locus of Review for NIDDK Individual NRSA Fellowship Applications (F30 and F32)

Notice Number: NOT-DK-08-022

Key Dates
Release Date:  September 17, 2008

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

Beginning with the December 8, 2008 submission  date, all individual F30 and F32 fellowship applications assigned to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) will be reviewed in study sections organized by the NIDDK Review Branch, rather than by the Center for Scientific Review (CSR).  This includes both new and resubmission applications in response to the following Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs):

Applicants must follow the instructions stated in the PHS 416-1 for submitting the original and one copy of the application, and letters of reference in one package to:

Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040, MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710 (U.S. Postal Service Express or regular mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express/courier service; non-USPS service)

Personal deliveries of applications are no longer permitted (see
At the time of submission, one additional copy of the application and all copies of the appendix materials must be sent to:

Chief, Review Branch
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 752 
Bethesda, MD 20892-5452
(for express/courier service: Bethesda, MD 20817) 
ATTN: NRSA Fellowship

The NIDDK conducts the initial peer review of applications for these fellowship programs in study sections convened by the NIDDK Review Branch based on an expedited schedule of four months from submission to award.  In order to maintain this schedule, it is imperative that the applicant meet the NRSA or AIDS and AIDS-related submission deadlines as appropriate, see, and concurrently send the additional copy to the NIDDK official noted above.  Late applications are generally not accepted.

Applications in response to the FOA, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (PA-07-106), will continue to be reviewed in CSR-convened study sections.


Inquiries concerning this Notice may be directed to the appropriate program director listed on the
NIDDK web site.  

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