Notice of Revised Reporting Requirement for Appointing Participants in PAR-17-210 "Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25)"

Notice Number: NOT-GM-17-013

Key Dates
Release Date:   July 18, 2017

Related Announcements

PAR-17-210
NOT-GM-14-117 RESCINDED
NOT-GM-14-118 RESCINDED
NOT-GM-17-012

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to provide revised reporting requirements for appointing participants in the Bridges to the Baccalaureate (R25) Program as announced in PAR-17-210.  

Part 2. Section VI. Award Administration Information
3. Reporting

FOA currently reads:

Other Reporting Requirements
The institution must set up an eRA Commons account for each participating Bridges student who will receive a salary. PDs/PIs should work with their organizational officials to ensure that student accounts are created. Once a student has an eRA Commons ID, the PDs/PIs are required to report students with one month or more training in the progress report (RPPR).

An appointment or reappointment may begin any time during the budget period, but not before the budget period start date of the grant year. Appointment of new participants is not allowed during no-cost extensions.

DO NOT use xTrain to appoint Bridges student participants.

See Guide Notice NOT-GM-14-118 for more information about appointing students and using the NIGMS CareerTrac System, which is used for tracking student outcomes.

FOA is modified to read:

Other Reporting Requirements
The institution must submit a completed Statement of Appointment (PHS Form 2271) for each participant appointed for eight weeks or more or the equivalent. Grantees must submit the PHS 2271 data electronically using the xTrain system. More information on xTrain is available at xTrain (eRA Commons) . An appointment or reappointment may begin any time during the budget period, but not before the budget period start date of the grant year.

Appointment of new participants is not allowed during no-cost extensions.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

NOT-GM-14-117 and NOT-GM-14-118 are rescinded.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:


Mercedes Rubio, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Telephone: 301-594-3900
Email: mercedes.rubio@nih.gov