Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and a Correction regarding Foreign Applicants for RFA-HL-12-007 (Life after Linkage: the Future of Family Studies (R01))

Notice Number: NOT-HL-11-144

Key Dates
Release Date: May 3, 2011

Issued by
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Purpose

On April 8, 2011, the NHLBI issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): RFA-HL-12-007 (Life after Linkage: the Future of Family Studies (R01)) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-12-007.html.

As a result of discussions with potential applicants, we are providing a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers as well as the correction below allowing receipt of applications from foreign institutions.

  1. The FAQs for this FOA can be found at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/resources/FAQlinkage.htm.  This information may be updated periodically without additional notice.  NHLBI staff will also respond to questions submitted by potential applicants who contact the program, grants management, and review staff listed in the FOA in the Agency Contacts section.
  2. The following correction to this FOA is being made:
Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants            

Eligible Organizations

OLD LANGUAGE:
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations) are not eligible to apply.
Foreign (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not allowed

NEW LANGUAGE:
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations) are eligible to apply.
Foreign (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are allowed.


Section IV. Application and Submission Information

OLD LANGUAGE:

NEW LANGUAGE:

Foreign Organizations

Foreign (non-US) organizations must follow policies described in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, and procedures for foreign organizations described throughout the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.


Section V. Application Review Information

 OLD LANGUAGE:
Applications from Foreign Organizations
Not Applicable.

NEW LANGUAGE:
Applications from Foreign Organizations
Reviewers will assess whether the project presents special opportunities for furthering research programs through the use of unusual talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions that exist in other countries and either are not readily available in the United States or augment existing U.S. resources.


All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Inquiries should be directed to:
Cashell E. Jaquish, Ph.D.
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive  MSC 7936
Suite 10018
Bethesda, MD 20892-7936

EXPRESS/COURIER:  Rockville, MD 20852
Phone:  (301) 435-0447; Fax:  (301) 480-1455
E-mail:  cj68r@nih.gov



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