Deadlines and process...
New Applications: February 1, June 1, and October 1. Competing continuation and supplemental applications: March 1, July 1, and November 1. Individual NRSA applications: April 5, August 5, and December 5. Institutional NRSAs: January 10, May 10, and September 10. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR): April 1, August 1, and December 1. Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR): April 1, August 1, and December 1.
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: From 6 to 9 months. SBIR and STTR: About 7-1/2 months. National Research Service Awards: From 6 to 9 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 procedure 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: renewals by competitive application and review. National Research Service Individual Awards: awards may be made for 1, 2, or 3 years. No individual may receive NIH fellowship support at the predoctoral level for more than 5 years. No individual may receive NIH fellowship support at the postdoctoral level for more than 3 years.
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.