Notice of Change in Application Due Date for NOT-OD-16-138 "Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR)"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-016

Key Dates
Release Date: November 15, 2016

Related Announcements
NOT-OD-16-138

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to announce a change to the Application Due Date for NOT-OD-16-138 "Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR)".  LRP applications are now accepted through December 1, 8:00 p.m. EST. All LRP applications must be submitted electronically using the NIH LRP Website, www.lrp.nih.gov.

Key Dates

Currently reads:
Application Period: Annually from September 1 through November 15, at 8:00 PM EST

Modified to read:
Application Period: Annually from September 1, 2016 through December 1, 2016 at 8:00 PM EST

Purpose

Currently reads:

Extramural LRP applications are accepted annually from September 1 through November 15, 8:00 p.m. EST. 

Changes in LRP Application
The following items are new for the application period that begins on September 1, 2016.

  • All applicants are required to have an NIH eRA Commons ID to submit an LRP application.
  • All online application, colleague, and institutional support documents must be submitted by the same deadline: November 15, 2016.
  • Document length is bound by page limits in lieu of character limits to be consistent with NIH practices.
  • Applicants are now responsible for submitting most supporting documents for which Research Supervisors or Mentors only provide assurance on the information provided in these documents (see Annual Receipt, Peer Review, and Review Schedule).
  • Applicants with a previous LRP award have a thirty-seven month period, starting the day after the end of the applicant's most recent LRP award, to successfully receive and complete a renewal award. After the end of this thirty-seven month period, any LRP application submitted by the same individual will be accepted as an application for a new award (see Renewal Award Applications).

Funds Available
Annual Receipt, Peer Review, and Review Schedule: Upon receipt, applications for both new and renewal awards will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness. Incomplete or ineligible applications will not be considered. Applications that are complete and eligible will be forwarded for peer review.

  • Annual Application Receipt Period: September 1 through November 15, 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Annual Peer Review Period: February – May
  • Annual Anticipated Award Period: July – September
  • Application Materials: The following information is furnished by applicants or others on behalf of applicants (forms are submitted electronically using the LRP Website:  www.lrp.nih.gov), and must be submitted annually from September 1 through November 15, 8:00 p.m. EST

Purpose

Modified to read:

Extramural LRP applications are accepted annually from September 1 through December 1, 8:00 p.m. EST. 

Changes in LRP Application
The following items are new for the application period that begins on September 1, 2016.

  • All applicants are required to have an NIH eRA Commons ID to submit an LRP application.
  • All online application, colleague, and institutional support documents must be submitted by the same deadline: December 1, 2016.
  • Document length is bound by page limits in lieu of character limits to be consistent with NIH practices.
  • Applicants are now responsible for submitting most supporting documents for which Research Supervisors or Mentors only provide assurance on the information provided in these documents (see Annual Receipt, Peer Review, and Review Schedule).
  • Applicants with a previous LRP award have a thirty-seven month period, starting the day after the end of the applicant's most recent LRP award, to successfully receive and complete a renewal award. After the end of this thirty-seven month period, any LRP application submitted by the same individual will be accepted as an application for a new award (see Renewal Award Applications).

Funds Available
Annual Receipt, Peer Review, and Review Schedule: Upon receipt, applications for both new and renewal awards will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness. Incomplete or ineligible applications will not be considered. Applications that are complete and eligible will be forwarded for peer review.

  • Annual Application Receipt Period: September 1 through December 1, 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Annual Peer Review Period: February – May
  • Annual Anticipated Award Period: July – September
  • Application Materials: The following information is furnished by applicants or others on behalf of applicants (forms are submitted electronically using the LRP Website:  www.lrp.nih.gov), and must be submitted from September 1 through December 1, 8:00 p.m. EST

All other aspects of this Notice remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Additional detailed information about the NIH Loan Repayment Programs is provided at www.lrp.nih.gov/about_the_programs/index.aspx. Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their career interests with an NIH Institute or Center scientific liaison provided on this web page: www.lrp.nih.gov/contact-engage#ContactEngageContactListsTile.