Research career development K award, CDA, other income, generation and disposition of professional fees

12.13.3 Other Income: Generation and Disposition of Professional Fees

CDA awardees may retain royalties and fees from activities such as scholarly writing, service on an advisory group, honoraria from other institutions for lectures or seminars, fees resulting from clinical practice, professional consultation, or other comparable activities, provided these activities remain incidental, are not required by the research and research-related activities of the CDA, and provided that the retention of such pay is consistent with the policies and practices of the recipient institution. No other income or fees may be retained by the CDA recipient and must be assigned to the recipient institution for disposition by any of the following methods:

  • The funds may be expended by the recipient institution in accordance with the NIH policy on supplementation of career award salaries and to provide fringe benefits in proportion to such supplementation. Such salary supplementation and fringe benefit payments must be within the established policies of the recipient institution.
  • The funds may be used for health-related research purposes.
  • The funds may be paid to miscellaneous receipts of the U.S. Treasury. Checks should be made payable to the Department of Health and Human Services and forwarded to the Director, Office of Financial Management, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892. Checks must identify the relevant award account and reason for payment.

Adequate records regarding the source, receipt and disposition of fees and other income are to be maintained by the institution for the applicable retention time period(s).