Policy Updates

Pilot, Clinician Educator, Research on the Structural Racism, Social Injustice and Health Disparities in Maternal and Child Health Pilot GrantsPrograms 

Projects proposed may now be feasible to complete within 18 months, instead of the previous 12 months.

Postdoctoral Support Program 

Date Effective: 7/9/20 - Updates to Postdoctoral Support Program criteria

Beginning in the fall cycle of fiscal year 2021, the Postdoctoral Support Program will have the following new criteria:

  1. The number of applications and total number of funded postdoctoral fellows per lab/PI shall be limited to one per cycle and at any given time. 
  2. Similar to NIH policies, resubmissions shall be limited to one. 
  3. IRB application must be submitted prior to the submission of the MCHRI application and the review meeting date stated in the MCHRI application. 
  4. Incomplete applications will no longer be accepted for completion after the deadline. All applications must be submitted with all required documents.

Date Effective: 12/16/19 - Appointment Date for postdoctoral scholars 
Postdoctoral scholars must have an appointment date effective no later than the application deadline in order to be eligible to apply in the current cycle. 

Date Effective: 9/1/19 - Funding update for postdoctoral scholars 
MCHRI will provide salary-only support up to $80,000 in year 1 to remain consistent with the University’s minimum salary for postdoctoral scholars.  The funding mechanism now requires a commitment from the primary mentor of $40,000 for year 2, providing a total combined MCHRI/primary research mentor support of $80,000 for year 2 of funding.