Notice of Change to Eligibility in RFA-HL-18-002 "Perinatal Stroke (R01)"

Notice Number: NOT-HL-16-469

Key Dates
Release Date:  November 23, 2016

Related Announcements
RFA-HL-18-002

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

Purpose

On September 23, 2016, the NHLBI issued Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-HL-18-002 “Perinatal Stroke (R01)". The purpose of this Notice is to amend the Eligibility section to expand eligibility to  Foreign institutions and foreign components.

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 Statement, are not allowed

Revised Language

Foreign Institutions
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, areallowed

Part 2. Section IV.2. Content and Form of Application Submission

Added Language

Foreign Institutions
Foreign (non-U.S.) institutions must follow policies described in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, and procedures for foreign institutions described throughout the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.

Part 2. Section V. Application Review Information

1. Criteria

Additional Review Considerations

Added Language

Applications from Foreign Organizations
Reviewers will assess whether the project presents special opportunities for furthering research programs through the use of unusual talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions that exist in other countries and either are not readily available in the United States or augment existing U.S. resources.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Norma Lerner, MD, MPH
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0081
Email: norma.lerner@nih.gov