OMB Approval for Form Changes Underway - Continue to Use Current Forms Until Further Notice

Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-146

Key Dates
Release Date: August 28, 2015

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Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Until further notice, applicants and grantees must continue to use the current agency-specific forms below despite the expiration date of August 31, 2015.

NIH is authorized to continue to use the current forms while working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to obtain approval for form updates. Once OMB approval is in place, we will provide information on our data collection changes and implementation plans.

OMB Number: 0925-0001

  • Biographical Sketch Format Pages (biosketch - general and fellowship)
  • Data tables (used with Institutional Research Training grant applications)
  • Individual Fellowship Activation Notice (416-5)
  • PHS 398 Career Development Award Supplemental Form
  • PHS 398 Cover Page Supplement
  • PHS 398 Cumulative Inclusion Enrollment Report
  • PHS 398 Modular Budget
  • PHS 398 Research Plan
  • PHS 398 Research Training Program Plan
  • PHS 398 Training Budget
  • PHS 398 Training Subaward Budget Attachment(s) Form
  • PHS Fellowship Supplemental Form
  • Planned Enrollment Report
  • Public Health Service Grant Application Forms & Instructions (paper forms)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Fellowship Application (416-1)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Payback Agreement (PHS 6031)
  • SBIR Funding Agreement Certification
  • STTR Funding Agreement Certification
  • VCOC Certification (used with small business applications)

OMB Number: 0925-0002

  • Final Invention Statement and Certification (HHS 568)
  • Final Progress Report Instructions
  • NIH/AHRQ NRSA Individual Fellowship Progress Report for Continuation Support (PHS 416-9)
  • Noncompeting Continuation Progress Report (PHS 2590)
  • NRSA Annual Payback Activities Certification (PHS 6031-1)
  • NRSA Termination Notice (PHS 416-7)
  • Official Statement Relinquishing Interest and Rights in a PHS Research Grant (PHS 3734)
  • PHS Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
  • SBIR Life Cycle Certification
  • SBIR/STTR Phase II Final Progress Report
  • Statement of Appointment (PHS 2271)
  • STTR Life Cycle Certification
  • Training Diversity Report


Please direct all inquiries to:
NIH Grants Information
Email: (preferred method of contact)
Telephone: 301-945-7573