Notice of Participation of Additional NIH Institutes and Centers in PA-11-111 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (Parent F31)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-13-033

Key Dates

Release Date: February 7, 2013

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice is to inform potential applicants that starting with applications due April 8, 2013 and subsequently, additional NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) will participate in the F31 program, PA-11-111 "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (Parent F31). The purpose of this F31 fellowship is to provide support for promising doctoral candidates who will be performing dissertation research and training in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating ICs during the tenure of the award.

The funding opportunity announcement PA-11-111 has been changed in the following ways:

Part 1. Overview Information

Components of Participating Organizations

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute on Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Catalog of Federal Domestics Assistance (CFDA) Number(s)

The CFDA Number(s) section has been revised to include the following CFDA numbers:

93.866, 93.273, 93.173, 93.279, 93.282, 93.853, 93.121, 93.213, 93.398, 93.173, 93.172, 93.846, 93.286, 93.865

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.

Looking Ahead

This notice is also intended to inform potential applicants that NIH intends to reissue PA-11-111 with broader NIH-wide participation effective with applications due on April 8, 2014 and subsequently.


Special Note: Applicants are cautioned that not all NIH ICs participate in this program, and that consultation with relevant IC staff prior to submission of an application is strongly encouraged. The participating ICs have different emphases and program requirements for this program. Therefore, a prospective applicant is urged to consult the Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts to determine whether the planned research and training falls within the mission of one of the participating ICs.

Please direct all policy inquiries to:
Rodney Ulane, Ph.D.
NIH Research Training Officer