Notice Number: NOT-OD-19-039
Release Date: November 30, 2018
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This Notice informs prospective applicants that consistent with prior instructions, applications submitted for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research (F31 - Diversity; PA-18-666) are required to attach a certification letter (titled Diversity_Eligibility_Ltr) from the institution certifying eligibility of the fellowship applicant for the program. The letter should avoid revealing sensitive personal information, such as the candidate's specific racial/ethnic background or type of disability. The certification letter must be on institutional letterhead and scanned so that an institutional official signature is visible.
The letter should be uploaded to the "Other Attachments" section in the Research & Related Other Project Information Form.
This is effective for December 8, 2018 and January 7, 2019 submission due dates.
Please direct all inquiries to:
All other NIH Grants Policy inquiries should be directed to:
Division of Grants Policy
National Institutes of Health