Notices of NIH Policy Changes

Policy notices published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts supersede information in the NIH Grants Policy Statement. Compliance with these policy updates become a term and condition of award. NIH incorporates these notices into the annual update of the NIH Grants Policy Statement.  Below is a listing of selected policy notices.
 
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April 2017

April 14 Guidance for Adjustments to Appointment Records in xTrain to Reflect Stipend Level Increases for Postdoctoral Trainees on Institutional Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)
April 12 Notice of Form Correction for PA-16-268 “Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent)”
April 11 Request for Information on the Development of the FY 2019 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research
April 3 Change to NIH Method of Payment for Award to Federal Institutions and Individual Fellowships at Federal Sponsoring Institutions

March 2017

March 29 Spring into Action and Save on the May 2017 NIH Regional Seminar in New Orleans – Register by April 8 to Avoid Late Registration Rates!
March 24 Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products
March 17 Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements
March 17 NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
March 2 Update and Clarification: NIH Continuous Submission Policy

February 2017

February 17 Update on Clinical Trial Funding Opportunity Announcement Policy
February 6 Impact of Washington, DC Area Federal Office Operating Status on NIH Grant Application Due Dates

January 2017

January 23 Notice of Clarification on the Publication of the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protections of Human Subjects (Common Rule)
January 19 Registration Open for the Spring 2017 NIH Regionals Seminar on Program Funding & Grant Administration – New Orleans, Louisiana
January 19 NIH Implementation of the Interim-RPPR while a Renewal Application is Under Consideration
January 19 Notice of the Publication of the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protections of Human Subjects (Common Rule)
January 13 Reminder: New Appendix policy for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications submitted for Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017
January 11 Inauguration Day (January 20, 2017) Impact on NIH Grant Application Due Dates and Support
January 4 NIH & AHRQ Update Font Guidelines for Applications to Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017