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iTHRIV is seeking interested eligible applicants to support for Diversity and Re-Entry Research Supplements to our NIH-NCATS CTSA (Clinical Translational Science Award).

Please let us know if you know anyone who might be interested/eligible.

Applications are due to NIH November 1, 2021.


The NCATS CTSA Program supports Diversity and Re-Entry Research Supplements through the following funding opportunity announcements (FOAs):

  • PA-18-592: Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers

  • NOT-OD-20-128: Notice of requirement for Electronic Submission of All Administrative Supplements

Prospective applicants and their mentors should first contact iTHRIV (Sandra Burks – to discuss eligibility.  iTHRIV will work with you to contact our NCATS program officer and/or the scientific contact listed below during the initial preparation of a supplement application and prior to its submission to discuss the goals and objectives of the supplement application. Critical issues to be discussed with program officer may include, but are not limited to: the research development and mentoring plan activities and objectives, the potential of the candidate to successfully continue his or her research career, and the appropriate supplement duration for the proposed candidate. Critical issues to be discussed with the scientific contacts may include but are not limited to candidate eligibility.

Learn more about the CTSA Program diversity and re-entry research supplements in this printable fact sheet.

NCATS will accept up to two applications under the diversity supplement and two applications under the re-entry research supplement for review consideration during a fiscal year from any one CTSA Program hub award.

The NCATS CTSA Program has one receipt date per fiscal year for diversity and re-entry supplements: November 1 (or the following business day if November 1 falls on a holiday or weekend). Applications will be evaluated and decisions will be made within two to three months of receipt, but funding decisions can be influenced and delayed by other factors, including the availability of funds. Therefore, potential applicants are advised to consult first with the NCATS program official (PO) assigned to the linked grant and with the relevant NCATS scientific contact prior to submission of a request for a supplement application.

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Supplemental Funding Opportunities

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