Two-day Error Correction Window is Back!

May 1, 2010

Recently, the error correction window for grant applications was temporarily extended to five days to accommodate the transition to new application forms and instructions. On May 8, the window returned to two business days.

Last Call for A2 Applications

May 1, 2010

Did you submit a new application in 2008 or 2009 and wonder how many resubmission attempts you are allowed? Generally, if you submitted your application for due dates before January 25, 2009, you are allowed two resubmissions. Start preparing now because the last dates to submit your A2 will be this fall and winter.

From Philly to Portland, the NIH Regional Seminar Draws a Crowd

May 1, 2010

The City of Brotherly Love provided a perfect setting for attendees from around the world to meet for the 2010 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Philadelphia, PA. If you missed out on Philadelphia, then consider joining NIH and your peers at the final 2010 NIH Regional Seminar to be held in Portland, Oregon this June. Register by June 4.

We Need Your Input on the Proposed Rule Revising the Financial Conflict of Interest Regulations

May 1, 2010

Last summer you commented on whether the regulations on the responsibility of applicants for promoting objectivity in research should be amended. I am pleased to share with you the draft of the revised regulations. Many aspects of the regulations have changed, including what is disclosed by investigators, what information is submitted to NIH, and what information is made public.

Check Out New "Applying Electronically" Web Site

May 1, 2010

OER has redesigned the Electronic Submission of Grant Applications Web site to simplify the application process and make related information easier for applicants to locate. Re-titled “Applying Electronically,” the new site highlights key points for a successful application submission and boasts fully updated content. Comments and suggestions for the new site are welcome and may … Continue reading “Check Out New "Applying Electronically" Web Site”

When should I advise referees to submit letters of reference for my fellowship application?

May 1, 2010

Referees do not need to wait until the application is submitted to submit letters of reference. These letters may be submitted as early as the opening date of the funding opportunity announcement and as late as five business days after the application deadline. See section 5.4, page I-97 of the fellowship application guide for more … Continue reading “When should I advise referees to submit letters of reference for my fellowship application?”