NIH Broadens Eligibility for NIH Diversity and Re-Entry Supplements

Notice Number: NOT-OD-10-045

Key Dates
Release Date: January 11, 2010

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides administrative supplements to improve the diversity of the research workforce by supporting and recruiting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented (see PA-08-190: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research). The NIH also provides administrative supplements to research grants to support individuals with high potential to re-enter an active research career after a qualifying interruption for family or other responsibilities (see PA-08-191: Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers).

Eligible awards:

Principal Investigators at domestic institutions who hold an active R00, R01 (or RL1), R10, R18, R22, R24, R35, R37, R41, R42, R43, R44, DP1, DP2, P01 (or PL1), P20, P30, P40, P41, P50, P51, P60, U01 (or UL1), U10, U19, U41, U42, U54 grant may be eligible to submit a request for an administrative supplement to the awarding component of the parent grant. Eligibility for other grant mechanisms may vary among Institutes and Center. Therefore applicants should consult each announcement before applying (see: PA-08-190 and PA-08-191).


The purpose of this policy notice is to add several new activity codes to the list of eligible grants that may apply for Diversity Supplements and Re-Entry Supplements. These additional activity codes are: RC1, RC2, RC3, RC4.


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