Notice of Clarification of Institutional Eligibility for RFA-RM-19-004 "Sponsored Programs Administration Development (SPAD) Program (UC2)”

Notice Number: NOT-GM-19-044

Key Dates
Release Date: May 28, 2019

Related Announcements
RFA-RM-19-004

Issued by

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to revise language regarding institutional eligibility in RFA-RM-19-004 "Sponsored Programs Administration Development (SPAD) Program (UC2)” to clarify that the percentage of undergraduates with Pell grants will be based on the most current student financial aid data for the applicant institution, as reflected in the National Center for Education Statistics IPEDS Data Center website (e.g. 2016-2017 if submitting in FY2019), http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/Default.aspx.

The following is detailed information about the modifications to the FOA.

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement

Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Eligible Organizations

Current Language

For the purposes of determining eligibility, the annual level of NIH RPG funding will be calculated over the preceding three fiscal years (e.g., FY 2016, FY 2017 and FY 2018 if submitting in FY2019), as reported on the NIH RePORT website under NIH Awards by Location & Organization. The percentage of undergraduates with Pell grants will be based on 2012 student financial aid data for the applicant institution, as reflected in the National Center for Education Statistics IPEDS Data Center website, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/Default.aspx.

Revised Language

For the purposes of determining eligibility, the annual level of NIH RPG funding will be calculated over the preceding three fiscal years (e.g., FY 2016, FY 2017 and FY 2018 if submitting in FY2019), as reported on the NIH RePORT website under NIH Awards by Location & Organization. The percentage of undergraduates with Pell grants will be based on the most current student financial aid data for the applicant institution, as reflected in the National Center for Education Statistics IPEDS Data Center website (e.g. 2016-2017 if submitting in FY2019), http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/Default.aspx.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Applicants are encouraged to consult NIGMS staff to discuss eligibility prior to submission.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Luis A. Cubano, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Email: luis.cubano@nih.gov