NIH Guide Notice Updates

NIH will begin providing childcare support to recipients of NRSA fellowships, on or after April 8, 2021.

NRSA childcare costs apply to full-time NIH-NRSA-supported fellowship positions. Each fellow is eligible to receive $2,500 per budget period for costs for childcare provided by a licensed childcare provider. For households where both parents are NRSA fellows, each parent is eligible to receive $2,500.

Childcare costs are permitted for dependent children living in the eligible fellow’s home from birth under the age of 13, or children who are disabled and under age 18. Childcare costs do not apply to elder or non-child dependent care costs.

Please review the full guide notice for additional information pertaining to this new benefit.

Notice Announcing NHGRI Guidance for Third-Party Involvement in Extramural Research

National Human Genome Research Institute

The National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) extramural grantees and contract-recipients sometimes seek or receive offers of support from companies or other third parties (e.g., nonprofits, other government agencies) for their studies, sub-studies, and ancillary studies after the grant or contract has been awarded. NHGRI is open to third-party involvement in NHGRI-supported studies and contracts, so long as the primary purpose of the studies and contracts is not compromised and National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NHGRI policies are followed. To that end, NHGRI has developedGuidance for Third-Party Involvement in NHGRI-Supported Extramural Projectswhich outlines the type of third-party involvement NHGRI generally finds appropriate.

Please review the full guide notice and guidance document for additional information regarding this requirement.

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