Notice of Change in Eligibility Requirements for PAR-17-002 "International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)"

Notice Number: NOT-TW-17-005

Key Dates
Release Date:   May 26, 2017

Related Announcements
PAR-17-002

Issued by
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform applicants of a change in the Eligibility Requirements for PAR-17-002 "International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)". Specifically, this Notices changes the eligibility of current and former PDs/PIs of some grants/awards.

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)

Currently reads

Current and former PDs/PIs supported by major NIH research grants, grants from the U.S. Government, or grants from other funding organizations are not eligible. This includes having been an independent PD/PI on NIH research project grants (e.g., R01, R03, R21, R34), research training grants (e.g., D43), resource grants (e.g., R24), research education grants (e.g., R25), SBIR/STTR grants (e.g., R41, R42, R43, R44), NIH career development awards (e.g., K01, K02, K07, K08, K23, K25), or other peer reviewed NIH or non-NIH multi-year research awards, or having been project leader on sub-projects of program project (P01) or center (P50) grants. Individuals supported by institutional K awards (K12 or KL2) remain eligible but cannot exceed 6 years of combined institutional K plus individual K01 funding. A candidate for this award may not concurrently apply for or have an award pending for any other NIH career development award.

Modified to read

Current and former PDs/PIs (including Multiple PDs/PIs) on NIH research project (R01), program project (P01), research training (D43), or center (P50) grants, sub-projects of program project (P01) or center (P50) grants, other career development awards (K awards), or the equivalent to these grants/awards (including non-NIH equivalent grants/awards from other research funding organizations) are not eligible. Current and former PDs/PIs (including Multiple PDs/PIs) of an NIH Small Grant (R03), Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21), Dissertation Award (R36), or SBIR/STTR (R41, R42, R43, R44) remain eligible. Individuals supported by institutional K awards (K12 or KL2) remain eligible but cannot exceed 6 years of combined institutional K plus individual K01 funding. A candidate for this award may not concurrently apply for or have an award pending for any other NIH career development award.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Christine Jessup, Ph.D
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Telephone: 301-496-1653
Email: Christine.Jessup@nih.gov