Revised: June 2020
NHLBI Frequently Asked Questions for: Supplemental Guidelines for the Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award (T32).
It is critical that applicants review the NHLBI T32 Supplemental Guidelines web page and NIH website for many of the common questions asked NIH-wide about the Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award (T32), and see the additional NHLBI-specific FAQs below.
Are T32 applications required to include an institutional letter of support describing the Harassment and Discrimination Protections Policies implemented at the institute?Yes. All types of competing applications (new, resubmission, renewal, and revision) MUST submit a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that describes the institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures, and oversight are in place to prevent discriminatory harassment and other discriminatory practices. This policy applies to applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2019. The specifics of this policy can be found in: NOT-OD-19-029, and in the NHLBI Specific T32 Supplemental Guidelines.