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NINDS Diversity Supplements - Allowable Costs and Other Provisions


  High School Students Undergraduate Students Baccalaureate/Master's Degree Holders Graduate (Predoctoral) and Health Professional Students Individuals in Postodoctoral Training Investigators Developing Independent Research Careers
Salary & Fringe Benefits consistent with applicant Institutional salary policies, rates that exceed minimum wage must be justified consistent with applicant Institutional salary policies, rates that exceed $12.00/hour must be justified consistent with applicant Institutional salary policies consistent with applicant Institutional salary policies, cannot exceed zero level NSRA postdoc stipend consistent with applicant Institutional salary policies, cannot exceed established NSRA postdoc stipend levels, NINDS limits postdoctoral salary and fringe to $50,000/year up to $75,000 salary plus fringe benefits per year up to $85,000 total direct costs
Supplies and Travel N/A $200 per month $3000 per year $4000 per year $6000 per year $10,000 per year
Tuition N/A N/A N/A allowable
(see PA-12-149)
N/A N/A
Equipment N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Period of Support equivalent of at least 3 months effort equivalent of at least 3 months of full time effort normally one year but can be extended to two years if candidate is actively pursuing entry into graduate health professional school coincident with research doctoral and health professional degree program, typically two years typically two years typically two years

Last updated June 17, 2013