The RAP - NIH-Specific Updates - Winter 2020
Winter 2020

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Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA StipendsRuth L. Kirchstein


The new stipend schedule is here! Please see: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2020 (NOT-OD-20-070).
 

NIH Salary Cap Increased 


NIH Salary CapNIH issued final Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements for FY 2020 (NOT-OD-20-065) (February 5, 2020). The Executive Level II salary was previously set at $192,300, and it increased to $197,300 effective January 5, 2020. 

Though NIH will not automatically increase awards to accommodate the new salary cap, you can begin to charge at the new salary level as of January 5, 2020, if appropriate and you choose to rebudget. Reference a history of Salary Caps and refer to NIH guidance.


Thank You For Your "Other Support" Efforts

A message from Dr. Rebecca Cunningham, Interim Vice President of Research


Dr. Rebecca Cunningham

"I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for your recent efforts to provide “Other Support” amendments and M-Inform updates. I understand this request resulted in additional work for you and your colleagues over the holiday break, and I so greatly appreciate your attention to this important matter. Based on your effort and expertise, the university is well-positioned to meet the challenges we face in a globally interconnected world of rapid change and to continue our contributions to the public good."

Please read about the Other Support Reporting Requirements.

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