Notice of Change in Participant Eligibility for PAR-17-051 "Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25)"

Notice Number: NOT-GM-18-007

Key Dates
Release Date:  November 15, 2017

Related Announcements

PAR-17-051

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to expand participant eligibility to include the disadvantaged background category (C1 and C2) described in NIH's Diversity Statement in NOT-OD-15-053 "Notice of NIH's Interest in Diversity".

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement

Section III.3. Additional Information on Eligibility

Participants

Current language:
For the purposes of this program, the disadvantaged background category (C1 and C2) is not applicable, since PREP participants are not undergraduates or high school level.

Revised language:
For the purposes of this program, the disadvantaged background category (C1 and C2) is applicable when determining participant eligibility.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Michael Bender, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Telephone: 301-594-0943
Email: mbender@nigms.nih.gov