Notice to Correct the Salary Levels for K08 Awards Supported by NHGRI as Announced in NOT-HG-14-019

Notice Number: NOT-HG-15-029

Key Dates
Release Date:   June 12, 2015

Related Announcements
PA-14-044
NOT-HG-14-019

Issued by
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Purpose

The purpose of this announcement is to correct the salary level for K08 awards supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute listed in NOT-HG-14-019 under Budget.

The Notice currently reads:

Budget
The salary is capped at Executive Level I (FY2014 published amount) plus fringe benefits per year.  The salary must be consistent both with the established salary structure at the institution and with salaries actually provided by the institution from its own funds to other staff members of equivalent qualifications, rank, and responsibilities in the department concerned.  Up to $40,000 per year may be requested for research support, if justified.  Awardees and their mentors are required to attend one annual networking meeting in the DC Metropolitan Area.  Travel for the mentor as well as for the candidate may be requested. 

The Notice is modified to read:

Budget
The salary for K awards is capped at Executive Level II (FY2015 published amount) plus fringe benefits per year. The salary must be commensurate with the applicant institution's salary structure for persons of equivalent qualifications, experience, and rank. Up to $40,000 per year may be requested for research support, if justified.  Awardees and their mentors are required to attend one annual networking meeting in the DC Metropolitan Area.  Travel for the mentor as well as for the candidate may be requested.  See more at:  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/salcap_summary.htm.

All other aspects of the Notice remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:
 
Heather A. Junkins, M.S. 
Training Program Director
Email: junkinsh@mail.nih.gov

Tina Gatlin, Ph.D.
Training Program Director 
Email: christine.gatlin@nih.gov