NIGMS will consider providing supplemental funding in one-year increments to a pre-existing (i.e., awarded prior to Fiscal Year 2020) MARC (T34) program that encounters a gap in funding as a consequence of the restructuring of the NIGMS diversity enhancing programs.
Pre-existing diversity enhancing programs will be allowed to reach the end of their grant cycles. Going forward, each institution will be eligible to apply for:
All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. In making funding recommendations, only the programs that meet the following criteria will be considered:
Grantees are strongly encouraged to submit the supplement request 4 to 6 months before the end of the original project period. Requests for supplemental funding must be submitted through the NOFO PA-20-272. The application should include:
The following budget line items should be included:
Supplemental funding is dependent upon the availability of funds.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with the program officers,
Sydella Blatch and Patrick H. Brown, for additional details.
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