Deadlines and process...
New research, Independent Scientist Awards, Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award and Academic Career Awards: February 1, June 1, and October 1. Supplemental applications and all renewal applications: March 1, July 1, and November 1. SBIR applications: April 15, August 15, and December 15. STTR Grants: December 1, only. Education Awards are announced in the NIH Guide.
When available, this section indicates the deadlines for applications to the funding agency which will
be stated in terms of the date(s) or between what dates the application should be received.
When not available, applicants should contact the funding agency for deadline information.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Research Grants and Awards from 6 to 9 months. SBIR/STTR: About 7-1/2 months.
Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This section indicates whether any prior coordination or approval is required with governmental or nongovernmental units
prior to the submission of a formal application to the federal funding agency.
A principal investigator (P.I.) may question the substantive or procedural aspects of the review of his/her application by communicating with the staff of the Institute. A description of the NIH Peer Review Appeal procedures is available on the NIH home page: www.nih.gov/grants/guide/1997/97.11.21/n2.html.
In some cases, there are no provisions for appeal. Where applicable, this section discusses appeal procedures or allowable rework time for resubmission
of applications to be processed by the funding agency. Appeal procedures vary with individual programs and are either listed in this section or
applicants are referred to appeal procedures documented in the relevant Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements: Subject to same criteria as new applications. Independent Scientist Awards, Mentored Research Scientist Awards. Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, and Academic Career Awards, are non-renewable.
In some instances, renewal procedures may be the same as for the application procedure, e.g., for projects of a non-continuing nature renewals will be treated as new, competing applications; for projects of an ongoing nature, renewals may be given annually.