Budgetary Updates for Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Fellowships for FY18 May 24, 2018 Effective May 9, 2018, under Notice NOT-OD-18-175, new guidelines for stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral trainees and fellows have been established. In addition, the Training Related Expenses and the Institutional Allowance for postdoctoral trainees and fellows have been increased. The Training Related Expenses and Institutional Allowances for predoctoral trainees and fellows and the Tuition and Fees for all educational levels remain unchanged. This Notice reflects the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Public Law 115-141), signed into law on March 23, 2018. Please note that this Notice supersedes NOT-OD-17-084 and NOT-OD-17-003. For the full details, please see the NOT-OD-18-175.