Notice of the Discontinuation of NIBIB's Participation in PA-18-671 "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)"

Notice Number: NOT-EB-18-013

Key Dates
Release Date: May 02, 2018

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Issued by
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform the community that the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is discontinuing participation in PA-18-671 "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)" effective immediately. NIBIB will not accept New or Resubmission applications for PA-18-671 or its future reissuances for the August 8, 2018 application due date and beyond.

NIBIB places great importance in workforce development through the NRSA programs and will continue its strong commitment to supporting predoctoral students through its institutional training grants. NIBIB will continue to accept applications to the Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31) and the Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowships for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (F30) Funding Opportunity Announcements.

This Notice does not affect active F31 (parent) awards from the NIBIB, F31 (parent) applications already reviewed, or applications received for the April 8, 2018 receipt date.

Modifications are as follows:

Part 1. Overview Information

Components of Participating Organizations

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s)

93.273; 93.866; 93.855; 93.846; 93.213; 93.398; 93.279; 93.173; 93.121; 93.847; 93.113; 93.867; 93.865; 93.172; 93.879; 93.307; 93.242; 93.361; 93.853, 93.837; 93.838; 93.839; 93.840; 93.233; 93.879, 93.351

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Telephone: 301-451-4797