Notice of Correction to Application Instructions for the 2011 NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program (RFA-RM-10-008)

Notice Number:  NOT-RM-10-013

Key Dates

Release Date:   September 8, 2010

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Common Fund (Roadmap)


The purpose of this Notice is to highlight three corrections to the application instructions in the FOA for the 2011 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award. On the SF424 (R&R) Cover Component, Estimated project funding should be entered in fields 15a-d, as follows: 15a=$2,500,000; 15b=0; 15c=$2,500,000; 15d=0. On the SF424 (R&R) Senior/Key Person Profile Component, on the Biographical sketch, omit Sections A (Personal Statement) and D (Current and Pending Support). Other Support should be provided in the List of Current and Pending Research Support on the SF 424 Senior/Key Person Profile Component. On the SF424 (R&R) Other Project Information Component, attach the Facilities and Other Resources Statement to field 10. Ignore the instruction in the FOA to add this statement to the Current and Pending Support document.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged. The full text of the FOA can be accessed at


For questions regarding this specific notice, please contact, preferably by e-mail:

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Building 45, Room 2As25, MSC 6200
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6200
Phone: 301-594-0943

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