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NIH Offers One-Time Supplement to Support the Stipend Increase - Submit ASAP!

National Institutes of Health NRSA postdoctoral stipend levels will increase on December 1, 2016 for postdoctoral NRSA trainees on institutional or individual training grants at levels of 0, 1, or 2 years.

NIH announced criteria, process and stipend level to request one-time supplemental funding to support the stipend increase, for current active trainees with appointments that end after December 1st who meet the criteria, for the duration of their current appointment periods. This announcement also details how the stipend level increase will be received.

NIH urges PIs with institutional or individual NRSAs supporting eligible trainees who want to apply for this supplemental funding to submit an application as soon as possible. The impact of this change on post-docs will be addressed at the Nov. 29 meeting.

From NIH: Addressing Rigor and Reproducibility in Applications

NIH made a number of updates to application instructions and review language for research grants and mentored career development awards. These updates are intended to address rigor and reproducibility, relevant to PIs; please share.

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