This is ORA’s annual reminder regarding the University’s scheduled holiday closings and the need for timely proposal submissions.


NIH annual progress reports received on/after October 1, 2014 must include a section to describe how individual development plans (IDPs) are used to identify and promote the career goals of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers associated with the award..


A Data Management Plan will be required in accordance with solicitations and invitations for new, renewal, and some supplemental funding issued on and after October 1, 2014.


A number of federal award grantees are receiving communications from Federal agencies regarding the "Pilot Program for Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections" (the "Pilot Whistleblower Program").


NIH has issued a clarification on its recently published policy on application submissions. Please go to for the details.


The Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research in modern foreign languages and area studies.


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announce a change in policy on application submissions.


Last August, NIH wrote that noncompliance with public access reporting in progress reports delayed funding for about 20 percent of noncompeting awards. A six-month review of our progress reveals that compliance is improving but still needs work since a large number of awards are on hold.


The Foundation’s entire suite of assistance-related Award Terms and Conditions has been revised to parallel changes made to the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.


NIH will issue non-competing research grant awards at a level below that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award.



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