How to apply...
Research Grants: Form PHS-398 (Rev. September 1991) with current instructions is available from the Division of Extramural Outreach and Information, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7910, Bethesda, MD 20892-7910, Telephone 301/435-0714, e-mail: ASKNIH@odrockml.od.nih.gov. Completed forms should be submitted to the Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7710, Federal Express should use the Zip Code 20817-7710. The standard application forms, as furnished by PHS and required by 45 CFR, Part 92, must be used for this program by those applicants that are State or local units of government. National Research Service Awards: Applications form for individual or institutional National Research Service Awards and information concerning the areas of science being supported may be obtained from and submitted to the Office of Research Manpower, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 1040, Bethesda, MD 20892-7710. SBIR and STTR Grant Solicitations and SBIR Contract Solicitation may be obtained electronically through the NIH's "Small Business Funding Opportunities" home page at www.nih.gov/grants/funding/sbir.htm on the World Wide Web. A limited number of hard copies of these publications are produced. Subject to availability, they may be obtained by contacting the NIH support services contractor. Telephone: (301) 206-9385; FAX: (301) 206- 9722; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Solicitations include submission procedures, review considerations, and grant application or contract proposal forms. SBIR and STTR grant applications should be submitted to the Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040 - MSC 7710, Bethesda, MD 20892-7710.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Following review by the appropriate study section and council, the successful applicant is notified by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases through a Notice of Grant Award. All accepted SBIR/STTR applications are evaluated for scientific and technical merit by an appropriate scientific peer review panel and by a national advisory council or board. All applications receiving a priority score compete for available SBIR/STTR set-aside funds on the basis of scientific and technical merit and commercial potential of the proposed research, program relevance, and program balance among the areas of research.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.