Notice of Correction to Eligible Applicant Organizations and Allowable Costs for PAR-13-070 "Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Pilot Project Award (SC2)"


Notice Number: NOT-GM-13-104


Key Dates

Release Date:   March 6, 2013

Related Notices

PAR-13-070

Issued by

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The following corrections to PAR-13-070, SCORE Pilot Project Award (SC2), are being made:

Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Organizations

Current language:

This funding opportunity announcement is open to all institutions of higher learning with a historical mission of educating students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research as defined by the National Science Foundation (NSF, see http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/) (i.e., African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, U.S. Pacific Islanders, and persons with disabilities). Applicant institutions must be located in the United States of America or its territories including Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, the Canal Zone, Guam, America Samoa, or the successor States of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. In addition, these institutions must:

1. award science degrees to undergraduate (B.S. or B.A.) and/or graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.)

2. have received less than six million dollars from NIH R01 support in the last two fiscal years

New Language (new text in boldface):

This funding opportunity announcement is open to all institutions of higher learning with a historical mission of educating students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research as defined by the National Science Foundation (NSF, see http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/) (i.e., African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, U.S. Pacific Islanders, and persons with disabilities). Applicant institutions must be located in the United States of America or its territories including Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, the Canal Zone, Guam, America Samoa, or the successor States of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. In addition, these institutions must:

1. award science degrees to undergraduate (B.S. or B.A.) and/or graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.)

2. have received less than six million dollars from NIH R01 support in each of the last two fiscal years.

Current Language:

Allowable Costs

Costs essential to the conduct of the research projects, such as salaries of technicians or postdoctoral fellows, equipment, travel, and supplies are allowed.

New Language (new text in boldface):

Allowable Costs

Costs essential to the conduct of the research projects, such as salaries of technicians, equipment, travel, and supplies are allowed.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Hinda Zlotnik, Ph.D.
NIGMS
45 Center Dr. Room 2As.37K
301-594-3900
zlotnikh@nigms.nih.gov
http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/MBRS/SCOREDescription.htm


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