NOT-OD-19-109 announces the NIH/AHRQ/CDC requirement that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards have an Open Researcher and Contributor, Identifier (ORCID). Prospective applicants/appointees should follow the ORCID link from their Personal Profile in the eRA Commons to create an ORCID and link it to their Personal Profile or if they have an ORCID, to link it back to their eRA Commons Personal Profile.

The requirement will be implemented as follows:

  1. Through the appointment process in the xTrain system commencing October 2019 for activity codes T03, T15, T32, T35, T37, T42, T90/R90, TL1, TL4, Tu2, K12/KL2, R25, R38, TL5, TL9 (inform program coordinators and/or administrators) and
  2. Through the application process commencing with applications due January 25, 2020 for activity codes F05, F30, R31, R32, F33, F37, F38, F99/K00, F12, K01, K02, K05, K07, K08, K18, K22, K23, K24, K25, K26, K38, K43, K76, K99/R00 (ensure that supported trainees/scholars and participants are informed during the application process)