Eligibility requirements for Postdocs in Fellowship Applications

Report
Eligibility
Requirements
On diverse fellowships or career development
programs
Christine Bothe, Associate Director, OSP
June 5, 2013
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What to look for in the Announcement:
• Table of Contents
• Part 1. Overview Information
Part 2. Full Text of the Announcement
Section I. Funding Opportunity Description
Section II. Award Information
SECTION III. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
Section IV. Application and Submission Information
Section V. Application Review Information
Section VI. Award Administration Information
Section VII. Agency Contacts
Section VIII. Other Information
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NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service (F) Awards
• Ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is
available in adequate numbers and in appropriate research
areas to carry out the Nation’s biomedical and behavioral
research agenda
• Citizenship
• Citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States
• Noncitizen nationals are people, who, although not citizens of the
United States, owe permanent allegiance to the United States.
(people born in outlying possessions of the United States )
• Or lawfully admitted for permanent residence by the time of
award
• Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible to apply
for Kirschstein-NRSA individual fellowships.
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NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service (F) Awards
• Each candidate must check the applicable box, check only one:
• U.S. Citizen or non-citizen national: Check this box if the candidate is a U.S.
Citizen or Noncitizen national. Noncitizen nationals are people, who, although
not citizens of the United States, owe permanent allegiance to the United States.
They generally are people born in outlying possessions of the United States (e.g.,
American Samoa and Swains Island).;
• Permanent Resident of U.S.: Check this box if the candidate has been lawfully
admitted for permanent residence; i.e., is in the possession of a current and valid
Permanent Resident Card or other legal verification of such status. A notarized
statement will be required as part of the pre-award process.
• Permanent Resident of U.S. Pending: Check this box if the candidate has
applied for Permanent Residence and expects to have obtained such status prior
to the time of award. A notarized statement will be required as part of the preaward process.
• Non-U.S. citizen with temporary U.S. visa: This box is applicable only to specific
programs that do not require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency; e.g.
K99/R00. The NIH awarding component may request verifying information as
part of the pre-award process.
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NIH Research Career Development (K) Awards
• Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)
• Any candidate with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the
proposed research as the Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) is invited to work
with his/her mentor and 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. Multiple Principal Investigators are not
allowed.
• By the time of award, the individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the
United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a
currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of
such status. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
• Former principal investigators on NIH research project (R01), program project (P01), center
grants, FIRST Awards (R29), sub-projects of program project (P01) or center grants, other
career development awards (K–awards), or the equivalent are not eligible. Former principal
investigators of an NIH Small Grant (R03), Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21),
Dissertation Awards (R36), or SBIR/STTR (R41, R42, R43, R44) remain eligible.
• Candidates for this award must have a research or health-professional doctoral
degree. Although all of the participating NIH ICs use this mechanism to support career
development experiences that lead to research independence, some ICs use the K01 award
for individuals who propose to train in a new field or for individuals who have had a hiatus
in their research career because of illness or pressing family circumstances. Other ICs utilize
the K01 award to increase research workforce diversity by providing enhanced research
career development opportunities.
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Other NIH Mechanisms (RO1-R21, etc…)
• Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)
• Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources
necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program
Director/Principal Investigator (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.
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NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship
• NSF offers a selection of postdoctoral Fellowships. Some are
awarded directly to individuals, whiles others come through
the sponsorship of an institution. For more information visit
the website at:
• https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/servlet/fastlane.pdoc.DisplayPro
gramType
• In general, the eligibility criteria includes the following:
• The fellowship applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, National, or
Permanent Resident.
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DOD Fellowship
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
• B. Eligibility Information
• General eligibility for investigators, organizations, and agencies:
• • Eligible Investigators: Includes all individuals, regardless of ethnicity,
nationality, or citizenship status, who are employed by, or affiliated
with, an eligible organization. Investigators must meet the specific
Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity requirements.
• • Eligible Organizations: The USAMRAA makes awards to national and
international organizations. Eligible organizations include for-profit, nonprofit, public, and private organizations, such as universities and
colleges (including historically black colleges and universities, and
minority institutions), hospitals, laboratories, and companies.
• • Government Agencies within the United States: Local, state, and
federal Government agencies are eligible to the extent that applications
do not overlap with their fully funded intramural programs. Such
agencies are required to explain how their applications do not overlap
with their intramural programs.
• http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/
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Other Foundations that Support Cancer Research
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Foundations Referenced
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
American Cancer Society
American Institute of Cancer Research
Brain Tumor Society and National Brain Tumor Foundation
Breast Cancer Research Program
Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Charlotte Geyer Foundation
Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Friends...you can count on
International Myeloma Foundation
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Wendy Will Case Foundation
• http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/PD/index.htm
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Other Funding Sources provided by NIAID
• NIAID's List of Foundations and Other Funding Sources
• This page lists grant funding opportunities outside NIH that cover the
same areas of science as the NIAID Funding Opportunities List.
• Quick Links to the Top Organizations on the List
• Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
• Burroughs Wellcome Fund
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
• European Commission
• Howard Hughes Medical Institute
• National Health and Medical Research Council
• Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
• Wellcome Trust
• World Health Organization
• Full List of Foundations and Other Funding Sources
• http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/ann/Pages/found.aspx
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Who to contact?
• [email protected]
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