Notice of Change to the Eligibility of Foreign Components in PAR-19-286 "Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program (Fi2)”

Notice Number: NOT-GM-20-003

Key Dates
Release Date: November 05, 2019

Related Announcements
PAR-19-286

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to revise language regarding the eligibility of foreign components in PAR-19-286 “Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program (Fi2).”

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Current Language

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statementare not allowed.

Revised Language: Foreign Components as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement are allowed (e.g., collaborations with investigators at a foreign site anticipated to result in co-authorship, use of facilities or instrumentation at a foreign site, etc.). When proposing foreign components, applicants must follow all instructions in the SF424 R&R Application Guide.   

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statementare allowed.

All other aspects of the FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Kenneth D. Gibbs, Jr., Ph.D., MPH
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Email: kenneth.gibbs@nih.gov