Notice of Clarification to the Award Budget for PAR-18-894, "Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (R36 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

Notice Number: NOT-MH-19-035

Key Dates
Release Date: June 18, 2019

Related Announcements
None

Issued by
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to correct the Award Budget Section in Part 2, Section II of PAR-18-894, "Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (R36 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)". This change will be effective immediately.

Part 2. Section II. Award Information
Currently reads:
Award Budget

With the exception of costs associated with the dissertation (i.e., dissertation credits), no funds may be used to pay tuition or fees. Other specific costs not allowed on dissertation research grants are equipment, alterations/renovations, space rental, contracting or consortium costs, dissertation defense or deposit fees, membership fees, and faculty or consultant effort. This listing is not exhaustive, and the applicant institution should contact NIMH staff regarding any other cost item being considered. For more information on allowable and unallowable costs, see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/policy.htm

Modified to Read:
Award Budget

With the exception of costs associated with the dissertation (i.e., dissertation credits), no funds may be used to pay tuition or fees. Other specific costs not allowed on dissertation research grants are equipment, alterations/renovations, space rental, contracting or consortium costs, dissertation defense or deposit fees, membership fees, and faculty or consultant effort. This listing is not exhaustive, and the applicant institution should contact NIMH staff regarding any other cost item being considered. For more information on allowable and unallowable costs, see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/policy.htm

F&A costs are limited to 8% of the modified total direct costs for this program.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Christopher Sarampote, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Telephone: 301-443-1959
Email: csarampo@mail.nih.gov