Correction to the Eligibility Window for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-11-013

Key Dates
Release Date: October 12, 2010

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice announces a correction of the eligibility window for clinicians with the M.D. or other clinical doctorates who may wish to apply for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) described in RFA-RM-10-019 (    Clinicians are eligible to apply within 12 months before or after the completion of their medical residence or the equivalent rather than within 12 months of their degree conferral date.  The RFA will be modified to reflect this modification.


For general inquiries concerning this policy please contact:

Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D.
Office of Strategic Coordination
Office of the Director, NIH
1 Center Drive, MSC 0189
Building 1, Room 203
Bethesda, MD 20892-0189
Telephone: (301) 594-8190
Fax: (301) 435-7268