Office of Grant Support

NIH Deadlines

For a more detailed list: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/submissionschedule.htm 

 
  Receipt: Cycle I Receipt: Cycle II Receipt: Cycle III
Program Project Grants and Center Grants - all P Series
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25 May 25 September 25
Research Demonstration Education Projects - R18, U18, R25
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
 
May 25
 
September 25
 
Research-Related and Other Programs - all S and G Series, C06, M01
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
 
May 25
 
September 25
 
Institutional National Research Service Awards; Other Training Awards - T Series (Training), D Series
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
 
May 25
 
September 25
 
Construction Grants-C06, UC6
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25     May 25 September 25

Other Activity Codes - G07, G08, G11, G13, G20, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3, G12, R10, U10, UG1, R24, U24, S06, U19, U45, U54, U56
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision 

January 25     May 25 September 25
       

Research Grants - R01

new 

February 5
 
June 5
 
October 5
 
Research Grants:Cooperative Agreements - U01
new 
February 5 June 5 October 5
       
Research Career Development - all K series
new 
Feb 12
 
June 12
 
October 12
 
       
Research Grants - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
new 
February 16
 
June 16
 
October 16
 
       
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) - R15
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
February 25 June 25 October 25
       
Research Grants - R01
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 5
 
July 5
 
November 5
 
Research Grants: Cooperative Agreements - U01
renewal, resubmission, revision * 
March 5 July 5 November 5
       
Research Career Development - all K series
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 12
 
July 12
 
November 12
 
       
Other Research Grants - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 16
 
July 16
 
November 16
 
       
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants - R43, R44, R41, R42, U43, U44
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
April 5 August 5 December 5
       
Individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (Standard) - all F series Fellowships.
new, renewal, resubmission* 
April 8 August 8 December 8
       
Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements - R13, U13
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
April 12 August 12     December 12
       
Diversity Supplements - F31
new, renewal, resubmission, revision*
April 13 August 13 December 13
       
AIDS and AIDS-Related Grants
ALL of the mechanisms cited above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
May 7 September 7 January 7
* For these specialized grant applications, consult with the appropriate NIH institute prior to the preparation of the application.
 
Review and Award Cycles
  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  Sept or December* April July
      * Advisory Council Round for Cycle I applications may be August or October, and their earliest project start date may be September or  December respectively.
  • 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.
  • The actual date of the Advisory Council may occur in the month before or after the month listed.  For example, some ICs may actually hold the January Advisory Council meeting in February or the October Advisory Council meeting in September.

     
 
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