NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution

November 17, 2020

Continuing the procedures identified under NOT-OD-20-068 and consistent with NIH practices during the CRs of FY 2006 – 2020 the NIH will issue non-competing research grant awards at a level below that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award (generally up to 90% of the previously committed level). Upward adjustments to awarded levels will be considered after FY 2021 appropriations are enacted, but NIH expects institutions to monitor their expenditures carefully during this period. All legislative mandates that were in effect in FY 2020 (see NOT-OD-20-066) remain in effect under this CR, as well as the salary limitation set at Executive Level II of the Federal Pay Scale (see NOT-OD-20-065) and the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award predoctoral and postdoctoral stipend levels and tuition/fees as described in NOT-OD-20-070. Continue reading →

Last Updated on November 17, 2020