Notice of Change in Contact Information, Extension of Receipt Date and Submission Instructions for PAR-02-019 (NINR National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowships)

Notice Number: NOT-NR-05-001

Key Dates
Release Date: March 24, 2005

Issued by
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), (http://ninr.nih.gov/)

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is again accepting applications for the NINR National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowships. This program is described in Program Announcement PAR-02-019 NINR National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-02-019.html).

The National Institute of Nursing Research is extending the Program Announcement PAR-02-019, changing the following:

  1. Extend the Application Receipt Dates from December 5, 2004 to April 5, 2005.
  2. Add Peer Review Dates of Jun/Jul 2005
  3. Add Secondary Review Dates of Aug/Sep 2005
  4. Add Earliest Anticipated Start Dates of Dec1, 2005
  5. Provide new NINR Grants Management staff contact information under “Where to Send Inquiries” (See below)

Application Receipt Dates: April 5, 2005
Peer Review Dates: June/July 2005
Secondary Review Dates: August/September 2005
Earliest Anticipated Start Dates: December 1, 2005

NINR is committed to increasing the number of doctorally-prepared nurses in order to meet the demands for adequately trained biobehavioral scientists. NINR is particularly interested in facilitating the progress of students who are in creative research training programs for recent nursing graduates and students in BSN to PhD programs.

This program will provide predoctoral training support for doctoral students. The applicant must propose a research training program and dissertation research that is consistent with the scientific mission of the NINR. The research training experience must enhance the applicant's conceptualization of research problems and research skills, under the guidance and supervision of a committed mentor who is an active and established investigator in the area of the applicant's proposed research. The research training program should be carried out in a research environment that includes appropriate human and technical resources and is demonstrably committed to the research training of the applicant in the program he/she proposes in the application.

Inquiries

We encourage inquiries concerning this PAR and welcome the opportunity to answer questions from potential applicants. Inquiries may fall into three areas: scientific/research, peer review, and financial or grants management issues:

Direct your questions about scientific/research issues to:

Karen Huss, DNSc, RN, FAAN, FAAAAI
Program Director
NINR/NIH
6701 Democracy Blvd, Rm. 710
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda MD 20892-4870
Phone: 301-594-5970
FAX: 301-480-8260
Email: HussK@mail.nih.gov

Direct your questions about peer review issues to:

Dr. Jeffrey M. Chernak
Office of Review
National Institute of Nursing Research
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 712, MSC 4870
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
Phone: (301) 402-6959
FAX: (301) 480-8260
Email: chernak@nih.gov

Direct your questions about financial or grants management matters to:

Mr. Brian Albertini
Chief Grants Management Officer
National Institute of Nursing Research
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Room 710
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
Phone: (301) 594-6869
FAX: (301) 402-4502
Email: AlbertiB@mail.nih.gov

Submitting an Application

Applications must be prepared using the PHS 416-1 NRSA application instructions and forms (rev. 12/1998). For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone (301) 435-0714, Email: GrantsInfo@nih.gov.

Supplementary Instructions:

Individuals must submit the application form, PHS Individual National Research Service Award (PHS 416-1, rev. 12/98), and include at least three letters of reference. If the applicant has been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, the appropriate item should be checked on the Face Page of the application. Applicants who have applied for and have not yet been granted admission as a permanent resident should check the Permanent Resident block on the Face Page of the PHS 416-1 application, and also write in the word "pending." A notarized statement documenting legal admission for permanent residence must be submitted prior to the issuance of an award.

Potential applicants are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to consult with one of the NINR program staff listed under INQUIRIES prior to submitting an application. For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone 301/435-0714, Email: GrantsInfo@nih.gov.

All fellowship applications submitted in response to this Program Announcement must identify the number PAR-02-019 in Item 3.

The following MUST be included with the application at the time of submission. Failure to include any of these items may delay review of the application:

Sending an Application to the NIH: Submit a signed, typewritten original of the application, including the Checklist, and three signed, photocopies, in one package to:

Center For Scientific Review
National Institutes Of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040, MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express/courier service)

At the time of submission, two additional copies of the application must be sent to:

Dr. Jeffrey M. Chernak
Office of Review
National Institute of Nursing Research
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 712, MSC 4870
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
For express/courier service:
Bethesda, MD 20817
ATTN: NRSA F31
Email: chernak@nih.gov
Phone: (301) 402-6959
FAX: (301) 480-8260

APPLICATION PROCESSING: Applications must be received on or before the application receipt date listed in the heading of this PAR Notice. If an application is received after that date, it will be returned to the applicant without review.


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