DocuSign for NIH Other Support Documents
Jan. 21, 2022

As ORPA previously reminded the community, the NIH updated requirements for the Biosketch and Other Support documents go into effect on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.  This updated NIH Other Support document now includes a signature block for the Program Director/Principal Investigator or Other Senior/Key Personnel to certify the accuracy of the…

Important Changes to Documents in NIH Proposals, JIT Requests and RPPRs, Effective 1/25/22
Sept. 14, 2021

Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti released an email to all NIH-funded Principal Investigators and Senior/Key Personnel regarding the recent NIH document changes.  The email is below:

Dear colleagues,

I write to bring to your attention two recent notices issued by the…

National Institutes of Health Biosketch and Other Support Changes take effect on May 25, 2021 and are required on January 25, 2022
May 25, 2021

As previously shared via ORPANews and presented at Coffee with ORPA, the NIH is implementing changes in the requirements/formats of Biosketches and Other Support documents.  The NIH expects applicants and recipients to use the updated formats for applications, Just-in-Time (JIT), Reports and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) as of…

NIH Releases Updated Guidance on Salary Limitation and NRSA Stipends for FY2021
Jan. 29, 2021

The NIH has released the updated salary cap and NRSA stipend, tuition/fees for Fiscal Year 2021.  The notices are NOT-OD-21-057 and

NIH Requiring Electronic Submission of Administrative Supplements Through
July 5, 2020

NIH recently released NOT-OD-20-128 that requires all administrative supplement applications be submitted electronically utilizing through NIH ASSIST.  This new requirement is in effect immediately for…

NIH Releases Notice of Special Interest regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on COVID-19
March 9, 2020

NIH released NOT-AI-20-030 to highlight the urgent need for research on COVID-19. The NIAID website has detailed information regarding this opportunity.  They are  particularly…

NIH Releases Updated Guidance on Salary Limitation for FY2020
Feb. 6, 2020

The National Institutes of Health has issued its annual notice regarding Executive Level II pay scale. Effective January 5, 2020, the salary limitation for EL II is $197,300. 

For awards issued in those years that were restricted to previous Executive Level II limitations, including competing awards already issued in FY2020, if…

NIH Released New Grants Policy Statement
Dec. 16, 2019

The NIH released notice NOT-OD-20-043 – Publication of the Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement for FY2020.  This revision is applicable to all NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements with budget periods on or after October 1, 2019.  Previous versions of the GPS…

Recent NIH and NSF Communications on Science and Security, Disclosures, and Conflict of Interest
July 19, 2019


Office of the Dean for Research


To: Members of the Princeton research community

From: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Dean for Research

Subject: Recent NIH and NSF communications…

Disclosing All Sources of Support in Grant Applications - Information for the Princeton Research Community
Feb. 13, 2019

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY   Office of the Dean for Research

To:  Members of the Princeton research community

From: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Dean for Research

Subject: Disclosing All Sources of Support in Grant…