REVISED RUTH L. KIRSCHSTEIN FELLOWSHIP ACTIVATION NOTICE (PHS 416-5),
TERMINATION NOTICE (PHS 416-7), PAYBACK AGREEMENT (PHS 6031) AND
PAYBACK ACTIVITIES CERTIFICATION (PHS 6031-1) NOW AVAILABLE
RELEASE DATE: October 30, 2002
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
EFFECTIVE DATE: The revised "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research
Service Award Fellowship Activation Notice" (PHS 416-5, Rev. 6/02),
"Information and Termination Notice for Fellows and Trainees Completing
a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award" (PHS 416-7, Rev.
6/02), "Payback Agreement" (PHS 6031, Rev. 6/02) and "Annual Payback
Activities Certification" (PHS 6031-1) are now available and will be
accepted immediately. Use of the previous versions (Rev. 12/98) will
be accepted through December 31, 2002. However, the 12/98 versions of
the 6031 and 6031-1 will continue to be accepted indefinitely. Note,
there are no changes in the data items of these forms.
The revised instructions and forms are available at
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on the website have been modified to enable the fields to be filled in
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