Notice of Corrections PAR-14-228 "NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-116

Key Dates
Release Date:   June 30, 2015

Related Announcements
PAR-14-228

Issued by
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to correct information in Section III. 3. Additional Information on Eligibility and Section V. 2. Review and Selection Process for PAR-14-228 “NIH Science Education Partnership Awards” which was published on May 16, 2014.

Part 2. Section 3.3 Additional Information on Eligibility

Currently reads:

Institutions are limited to a single SEPA award.   An institution, normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or EIN number, with an active SEPA project is not eligible to submit a new SEPA application.    

Modified to read:

Institutions are limited to a single SEPA award.   An institution, normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number, with an active SEPA project is not eligible to submit a new SEPA application.    

The following paragraph has been deleted:

Academic institutions with multiple campuses:  If each campus has a unique EIN number, then each campus is eligible to submit a SEPA application.  If all campuses have the same EIN number, then the institution is limited to a single SEPA application.  

Part 2. Section V.2. Review and Selection Process

Currently reads:

The following will be considered in making funding decisions:

  • Scientific and technical merit of the proposed project as determined by scientific peer review.
  • Availability of funds.
  • Relevance of the proposed project to program priorities.  

Modified to read:

The following will be considered in making funding decisions:

  • Scientific and technical merit of the proposed project as determined by scientific peer review.
  • Availability of funds.
  • Relevance of the proposed project to program priorities.
  • Geographic distribution of the awards.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

L. Tony Beck, PHD
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)
Telephone: 301.435.0805
Email: beckl@mail.nih.gov