Notice of Changes to NICHD Acceptance of Diversity and Re-Entry Supplement Applications

Notice Number: NOT-HD-18-018

Key Dates
Release Date: September 04, 2018

Related Announcements

PA-18-906

PA-18-592

Issued by
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Purpose

This Notice is to inform NICHD grantee institutions of new policies for applications submitted in response to PA-18-906 "Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research" and PA-18-592 "Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers". These policies are effective immediately. Details of the transition are provided below.

NICHD will transition to accept and review applications three times per fiscal year as outlined in the new schedule below.

NICHD Application Receipt Dates and Notifications

  RECEIPT DATE

  FUNDING DECISION

  EARLIEST POSSIBLE START DATE

  September 15

  December

  January

  January 15

  April

  June

  May 15

  August

  September

*Applications submitted between the above receipt dates will be reviewed in the subsequent cycle.

NICHD Supported Career Stages and Time Periods

  SUPPLEMENT TYPE

  *CAREER LEVEL ELIGIBILITY

  MAXIMUM LENGTH OF SUPPORT

  DIVERSITY

  High School Student

  3 months/summer

  Undergraduate Student

  Post BA/BS

  Post MA/MS

  1 year

  Graduate Student

  2 years

  Post-doctoral

  2 years

  Investigator

  2 years

  RE-ENTRY

  Post-doctoral

  2 years

  Investigator

  2 years

* Although NICHD awards supplements for students through faculty career stages, priority is given to highly meritorious applications that request support for post BA/BS, post MA/MS, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and established investigators who become disabled

Please refer to NICHD-specific Diversity and Re-Entry Supplement guidelines for additional guidance.

This Notice replaces NOT-HD-18-006.       

 

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Applicants should contact the NICHD Program Official listed on the Notice of Grant Award. 

Inquiries: NICHD Program Officials

Email: NICHD_DivReSuppCoord@nih.gov