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 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").
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.
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.