NIH Salary Cap

Reminder — NIH limits the direct salary an individual may receive under an NIH grant. The most recent NIH notice (NOT-OD-07-051) is available at This is an aspect of proposal development individuals may not be award of. Individuals need to understand how the salary cap works and what special accounting is necessary for individuals impacted by this limitation. If you have questions regarding this policy, please contact the staff in CALS Research Division for assistance.