Should a Consultant Be Designated as Senior/Key Personnel in My Grant Application?
Posted on January 30, 2013 by NIH Staff :
Generally, a consultant is not considered senior/key personnel. However, if the consultant contributes to the scientific development or execution of a project substantively and measurably, he/she should be designated as senior/key personnel and would be included in the Senior/Key Person Profile Component. To learn more about including personnel on grant applications and progress reports, see our many FAQs on Senior/Key personnel.