Notice of Re-issuance of Kirschstein-NRSA T32 (PA-08-226) and T35 (PA-08-227) Funding Opportunity Announcements

Notice Number: NOT-OD-08-099

Update: The following update relating to this announcement has been issued:

Key Dates
Release Date: August 1, 2008

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

The NIH has re-issued the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) (PA-08-226) and Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grants (T35) (PA-08-227).  Transition of institutional NRSA training programs from paper to electronic submission through using the SF424 (R&R) is expected to occur in 2009 (see: NOT-OD-08-073).

These changes include guidelines for applications proposing multiple Training Program Directors, research training for health professional students, clarifications and updates to the required program evaluation plan and reporting, and associated review criteria for Kirschstein-NRSA institutional research training FOAs.

Please note that these changes also apply to other current Kirschstein-NRSA institutional research training FOAs, and the changes will be made when each FOA is re-issued in the future.  Because some FOAs may not have the latest policies incorporated within them, applicants must consult the NIH Training and Career Development website for a comprehensive listing of programs and policies (see


Inquires about preparing a specific application or progress report should be directed to the Program Official and/or Grants Management Specialist of the awarding Institute or Center.

Inquiries concerning this Notice may be directed to:

Henry Khachaturian, Ph.D.
Acting Research Training Officer
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institutes of Health

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