National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Recent News and Updated Guidance:

March 2017: NIH issued Interim Guidance on the Salary Cap for Grants and Cooperative Agreements. The Executive Level II salary increased to $187,000 effective January 8, 2017. Institutions can rebudget, where appropriate, salaries at the Execute Level II level. No additional funds will be provided. NIH will issue additional guidance once the Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations for FY17 is enacted.

January 26, 2016: NIH has come out with new stipend levels for NRSA awards, please see notice NOT-OD-16-062 for details, https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-16-062.html

January 22, 2016: NIH sent out a reminder of changes to the grant application polices and instructions for due dates on or after January 25, 2016, please see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-16-058.html

NIH Deadlines

Deadlines for submittal are 5:00 p.m. local time and can be found as follows. Largest NIH deadlines are usually for R01 and R21 new or resubmission deadlines:

For standard deadline dates the PA/RFA will state that “standard dates apply”:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/submissionschedule.htm

Standard deadline dates are subject to the NIH rule that deadlines falling on FEDERAL holidays or weekends become due on the next business day. The table at the end of the deadline cycle list states the earliest possible start date for the chosen deadline cycle.

For special program (RFA’s) the specific deadline will be in the RFA text and is a hard and fast deadline.

NIH Forms & Applications:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms.htm

NIH SF424 Electronic Proposal Submission Guidelines:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/424/index.htm#inst

NIH Electronic Application FAQs

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/faq_full.htm

Current NIH Solicitations for "Parent" grants

 

OSP Checklists and Preparation Guides
for NIH Grant Applications

NIH DP1 and DP 2

NIH Training Grants

NIH F-Series

Link: How to Find NIH PAs and RFAs
Link: NIH Grants Policy Statement
Link: NIH Public Access Policy for authors