Many NIH funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) have multiple due dates each year for up to three years. A lot can change over three years, so revisit your FOA within 30 days of your due date (pay extra attention to the Related Notices section) and you can ensure you are aware of the latest requirements before finalizing and submitting your application.
Most applicants are very good at reading the funding opportunity announcement description to ensure a good topic fit, but let’s look at a few less obvious items that are often overlooked.
Are you in the early stages of your research career and looking to understand opportunities at NIH? Dr. Ericka Boone, Director of the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce at NIH, shares her top four tips for navigating early career opportunities.
What better way to ring in the weekend than with a table of contents of the latest funding opportunities and policy notices from across NIH? Subscribe to receive the weekly table of contents emails from the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts, including direct links to all funding opportunities and notices published during the week.
Do you have student debt? If so, you can get up to $100,000 repaid towards your student loans with a two-year award from the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) in exchange for a two-year commitment to conduct research.
Thinking about a career in research or wondering how to move forward in your journey to becoming an independent researcher? Browse NIH programs by career path to learn more about eligibility, current funding opportunities, and more.
As you apply for or manage an NIH award, check out these 5 resources to help you navigate our grants systems.
It is important to read and follow all provided guidance. What happens when guidance between the application guide, funding opportunity announcements, and NIH Guide Notices conflict? Which one wins?
As you prepare your grant application, avoid these common pitfalls!
We really care about the details. It is important to a fair review that all applicants competing together for funding have adhered to the same rules. It is also important that your application is submitted in a way that allows us to efficiently process your application and make it available for funding consideration. Consequently, your application will be checked at Grants.gov, by our eRA systems and finally by our staff before it is referred for review.