Applications for funding under the identified programs that do not include a plan for RCR instruction are considered incomplete. Statements within these components that are particularly noteworthy include, "A plan that employs only online coursework for instruction in responsible conduct of research will not be considered acceptable, except in special instances of short-term training programs, or unusual and well-justified circumstances." and, "Instruction must be undertaken at least once during each career stage, and at a frequency of no less than once every four years."

Description of the programs specifically impacted by the NIH RCR training policy revisions include:

D43 - International Training Grants in Epidemiology
D71 - International Training Program Planning Grant
F05 - International Research Fellowships (FIC)
F30 - Individual Predoctoral NRSA for M.D./Ph.D. Fellowships (ADAMHA)
F31 - Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award
F32 - Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award
F33 - National Research Service Awards for Senior Fellows
F34 - MARC (NRSA) Faculty Fellowships
F37 - Medical Informatics Fellowships
F38 - Applied Medical Informatics Fellowships
K01 - Research Scientist Development Award - Research & Training
K02 - Research Scientist Development Award � Research
K05 - Research Scientist Award
K07 - Academic/Teacher Award (ATA)
K08 - Clinical Investigator Award (CIA)
K12 - Physician Scientist Award (Program) (PSA)
K18 - The Career Enhancement Award
K22 - Career Transition Award
K23 - Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
K24 - Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research
K25 - Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award
K26 - Midcareer Investigator Award in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
K30 - Clinical Research Curriculum Award (CRCA)
K99/R00 - Career Transition Award
KL1 - Linked Research Career Development Award
KL2 - Mentored Career Development Award
R00/K99 - Career Transition Award
R25 - Education Projects
R36 - Dissertation Award
R90/T90 - Interdisciplinary Research Training Award
T15 - Continuing Education Training Grants
T32 - Institutional National Research Service Award
T34 - MARC Undergraduate NRSA Institutional Grants
T35 - NRSA Short -Term Research Training
T36 - MARC Ancillary Training Activities (Grant) (NIGMS) Title Revised
T37 - Minority International Research Training Grants (FIC)
T90/R90 - Interdisciplinary Research Training Award
TL1 - Linked Training Award
TU2 - Institutional National Research Service Award with Involvement of NIH Intramural Faculty
U2R - International Training Cooperative Agreement

In addition to the programs identified above, this policy also applies to any other NIH-funded programs supporting career development, research training, or research education that require instruction in responsible conduct of research as stated in the applicable funding opportunity announcements. Investigators should contact the Research Compliance for assistance with identifying if the program requires inclusion of a plan for RCR instruction.