Grant Deadlines


Upcoming NIH Grant Deadlines

Types of Applications Cycle I Cycle II Cycle III Application Form
Application Receipt Dates
Program Project Grants and Center Grants
P-Series; All-new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 PHS 398
*NIH is transitioning to electronic submission using the SF424 (R&R). Please review the transition timeline (pdf).
Research Demonstration Education Projects
R18/U18; R25; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 SF 424
Institutional National Research Service Awards Other Training Grants
T-Series and D-Series; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision.
NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept T series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles. Applicants should refer to the IC Table of Contacts for information for each IC's scientific/research contact for the NRSA T32 program.
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 SF 424
Construction Grants
C06/UC6; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 SF 424
Other Activity Codes
G07, G08, G11, G13, G20, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 SF 424
Other Activity Codes
D71/UR2, G12, M01, R10/U10, R24/U24, S06, U19, U45, U54, U56; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Jan 25 May 25 Sept 25 PHS 398
*NIH is transitioning to electronic submission using the SF424 (R&R). Please review the transition timeline (pdf).
Research Grants
R01; New
Feb 5 June 5 Oct 5 SF 424
Research Grants – Cooperative Agreements
U01; New
Feb 5 June 5 Oct 5 SF 424
Research Grants – Multi-Component Cooperative Agreements
UM1; New
Feb 5 June 5 Oct 5 PHS 398
*NIH is transitioning to electronic submission using the SF424 (R&R). Please review the transition timeline (pdf).
Research Career Development
K-Series; New
Feb 12 June 12 Oct 12 SF 424
Other Research Grants
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36; New
Feb 16 June 16 Oct 16 SF 424
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
R15; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Feb 25 June 25 Oct 25 SF 424
Research Grants
R01; Renewal, resubmission, revision
Mar 5 July 5 Nov 5 SF 424
Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements
U01; Renewal, resubmission, revision
Mar 5 July 5 Nov 5 SF 424
Research Grants - Multi-Component Cooperative Agreements
UM1; Renewal, resubmission, revision
Mar 5 July 5 Nov 5 PHS 398
*NIH is transitioning to electronic submission using the SF424 (R&R). Please review the transition timeline (pdf).
Research Career Development
K-Series; Renewal, resubmission, revision
Mar 12 July 12 Nov 12 SF 424
Other Research Grants
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
Mar 16 July 16 Nov 16 SF 424
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) / Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
R41, R42, R43, R44, U43, U44; All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
April 5 Aug 5 Dec 5 SF 424
Individual National Research Service Awards (Standard)
F-Series Fellowships; All new, renewal, resubmission. See the See the NRSA Training Page
April 8 Aug 8 Dec 8 SF 424
Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements
R13, U13, All new, renewal, resubmission, revision
April 12 Aug 12 Dec 12 SF 424
Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
F31; new, renewal, resubmission. See the NRSA Training Page
April 13 Aug 13 Dec 13 SF 424
AIDS and AIDS Related Applications
All Mechanisms Cited Above; new, renewal, resubmission, revision
May 7 Sept 7 Jan 7 Based on Activity Code
Review and Award Schedule
Cycle I Cycle II Cycle III
Scientific Merit Review June – July October – November February – March
Advisory Council Review August or October* January May
Earliest Project Start Date* September or December* April July

Notes:

The actual date of the Advisory Council may occur in the month before or after the month listd. For example, some ICs may actually hold the January Advisory Council meeting in February or the October Advisory Council meeting in September.

Awarding components may not always be able to honor the requested start date of an application. Therefore, applicants should make no commitments or obligations until confirmation of the start date by the awarding component.

* Advisory Council Round for Cycle 1 applications may be in August or October, and their earliest project start date may be September or December, respectively.