Notice of Correction to the Eligibility for Applying for Limited Competition for the Global Research Initiative Program, Basic/Biomedical Sciences (R01) (PAR-10-278)


Notice Number: NOT-TW-11-027

Key Dates

Release Date:  August 26, 2011  

Related Notices

NOT-TW-11-028

Issued by

Fogarty International Center (FIC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)

Purpose

This Notice redefines the “Eligible PD/PIs” to allow for increased opportunities for NIH supported Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) trainees to apply for this program, and clarifies that the intent of Global Initiative Research Program (GRIP) is to support independent research.

Background

The John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published the Funding Opportunity Announcement “Limited Competition for the Global Research Initiative Program, Basic/Biomedical Sciences (R01)” (PAR-10-278), in September 2010. In order to improve access to this program by scientists from LMIC, eligible PD/PIs are redefined in this notice.

Currently Defined Eligible PD/PIs for PAR-10-278

Section III. Eligibility Information

1.B. Eligible Individuals

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the PD/PI is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.

Only one PD/PI may be designated on the application responding to this FOA. The PD/PI must be registered in the NIH electronic Research Administration (eRA) Commons prior to the submission of the application (seehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/preparing.htm for instructions).

Only applicants from institutions in eligible countries may apply. FIC strongly encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented racial, ethnic and socially disadvantaged groups. 

In order to be eligible, applicants must meet all the following three requirements:

This Notice redefines the eligible PD/PIs by making trainees under all FIC research training and research programs eligible for GRIP. The eligibility statements are rewritten as follows:

Redefined Eligible PD/PIs for PAR-10-278

Section III. Eligibility Information

1.B. Eligible Individuals

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the PD/PI is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support.

Only one PD/PI may be designated on the application responding to this FOA. The PD/PI must be registered in the NIH electronic Research Administration (eRA) Commons prior to the submission of the application (seehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/preparing.htm for instructions).

GRIP PIs must meet the following three requirements to be eligible:

(1) LMIC scientists, who have completed their research training for no more than 4 years prior to the application submission deadline of this GRIP announcement or who will have completed their research training by the start date of the proposed project.

(2) The PIs must have at least two years of research training experience or one year training plus one additional year of well-documented mentored research following the training.

(3) The training must be supported under the following NIH funded research or research training grants/awards:

This Notice also clarifies that the GRIP funding supports independent research, and should not be used for PI’s mentored research, such as thesis research for a Ph.D.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Dr. Xingzhu Liu
Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr., Bldg 31, Room B2C39
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Tel:  301-402-6681
Fax:  301-402-0779
Email:  Xingzhu.Liu@nih.gov


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