To: Applicants for FIRST (R29) and CAREER Development (K) Awards
Reminder: NEW APPLICATION PROCEDURES REQUIRED
Beginning with the JUNE 1, 1996 receipt date, unsolicited applications for FIRST (R29) and CAREER (K) awards must be prepared according to the requirements of Just-In-Time (J-I-T) procedures, as announced in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, Volume 25, Number 10, March 29, 1996. There may be a significant delay in the processing and review of any application that has not been prepared according to the instructions in the notice cited above.
The sponsor and cosponsor of a mentored career award application (K01, K08) will still need to provide information about any research support related to the candidate's research proposal. For the June 1 receipt date, an application for a K01 or K08 award prepared according to the instructions in the application kit or according to the J-I-T instructions will be accepted for review. Additional information has been published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, Volume 25, Number 16, May 17, 1996.
National Institutes of Health
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA)
June 7, 1996