Clarification of Student Eligibility Requirements in RFA-HL-10-013, "Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (R25)"

Notice Number: NOT-HL-09-127

Key Dates
Release Date: August 28, 2009

Issued by
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), (


This Notice is to clarify the student eligibility requirements for appointment in RFA-HL-10-013 “Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (R25)”. Students appointed to this program must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a currently valid Alien Registration Card I-55, or some other legal verification of such status). Non-citizen nationals are generally persons born in possessions of the United States (i.e., American Samoa and Swains Island). Individuals on temporary or student visas and individuals holding Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M. or equivalent doctoral degrees in the health sciences are not eligible.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.


Michael Commarato, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Research Training and Special Programs
NHLBI/Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases
6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 9138, MSC 7940
Bethesda, MD 20892-7940
FedEx Zip: 20817
Tel: (301) 435-0527
Fax: (301) 480-1335

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