Notice of Response Date Extension for Request for Information on the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Program

Notice Number: NOT-RM-11-011

Key Dates
Release Date: March 18, 2011
Response Date:  March 31, 2011

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The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential responders to NOT-RM-11-009 that the expiration date for submitting responses has been extended from March 18, 2011. The new expiration date is March 31, 2011.

This RFI requests input on the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (EIA) program. The EIA program seeks to identify and support exceptional junior scientists who wish to pursue independent research directly after completing the terminal research degree or clinical residency. The program is in its pilot year. The information gathered in response to this RFI may be used to make adjustments to the program in subsequent years. Responses are completely voluntary.

Please send responses to no later than March 31, 2011.


Specific questions about this Notice may be directed to:

Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D.
Office of Strategic Coordination
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director, NIH
1 Center Drive, MSC 0189
Building 1, Room 203A
Bethesda, MD 20892-0189
Telephone: 301-594-8190


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