Change in NIEHS Policy Regarding Support of Scientific Meetings

Notice Number: NOT-ES-05-007

Key Dates
Release Date: June 27, 2005
Effective Dates: August 15, 2005 Conference Receipt Date

Issued by
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), (

The purpose of this notice is to inform the extramural community of changes in NIEHS policy regarding support of scientific meetings through the NIH R13 grant mechanism. Effective for the August 15, 2005 receipt date are the following policy changes:

NIEHS will no longer accept multiple applications for a single scientific meeting. Applicants and/or organizers of the meeting are responsible for coordinating the submission of a single cohesive application. Exceptions will be made for a single satellite meeting to be held in conjunction with the larger meeting.

NIEHS will accept applications under the following budget guidelines: The maximum amount of support that may be requested is $25,000. Currently, the maximum amount NIEHS will provide to any R13 application is $15,000. However, conferences from organizations with large funding resources may be limited to $8,000. Please note that an average award from NIEHS is $8,000. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff at NIEHS concerning funding limits.


Inquiries regarding this notice may be directed to:

Martha I. Barnes
Division of Extramural Research and Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
P.O. Box 12233
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Mail Drop: EC-28
Phone: 919-541-3336
Fax: 919-541-5064

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