Notice of Correction for Submission of Certification Letters for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Notice Number: NOT-OD-19-039

Key Dates
Release Date: November 30, 2018

Related Announcements

PA-18-666

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

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.

 

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
Office of Extramural Research
Website: https://researchtraining.nih.gov 
Email: NIHTrain@mail.nih.gov

All other NIH Grants Policy inquiries should be directed to:
Division of Grants Policy
National Institutes of Health
Telephone: 301-435-0949
Email: GrantsPolicy@od.nih.gov