NIH Issues FY 2019 Fiscal Policies for Grant Awards: Funding Levels, Salary Limits, and Stipend Levels

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued guidance for NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2019 and implements the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 (Public Law 115-245). With the passage of the Act, NIH received a 5.6 percent increase over the FY 2018 final funding level, for a total of $39.3 billion in program level funding.

The following categories of NIH fiscal policies are instituted in FY 2019:

  • FY 2019 Funding Levels
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)
  • Next Generation Researchers Initiative Policy:
  • Salary Limits
  • Other Legislative Mandates

To read the complete announcement, please see Notice of Fiscal Policies in Effect for FY 2019 at NOT-OD-19-031.