Update: Stipend Levels for NRSA Awards in FY 2024

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced updated stipend levels for recipients of the National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024. See NOT-OD-24-104. These new stipend levels are effective with all Kirschstein-NRSA awards made on or after October 1, 2023.

Key Updates Include:

  • Predoctoral Trainees: Stipends will increase by 4%.
  • Postdoctoral Scholars: Stipends will increase by 8%.
  • Childcare Subsidy: The annual childcare subsidy for eligible participants will rise from $2,500 to $3,000.
  • Institutional Allowance (for fellowships)/Training Related Expenses (for training grants): Increase to $4,750 for predocs, and $12,400 for postdocs.

These adjustments are based on recommendations from a December 2023 working group to the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director.

Further Information and Resources:

For any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your SPA Project Officer.

April 23, 2024