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NIH PAYLINES AND SUCCESS RATES [other funding statistics]

Understanding Paylines and Percentiles
NIH Comparison of Success Rates to Percentile Paylines       NIH Success Rate Page 



Updated 11/14/14

INSTITUTE Success Rate FY2012 Success Rate FY2013 Payline (2012) Payline (2013) Payline (2014) Payline (2015) Further information. (Click link for Institute's Current Funding Strategy)
FIC 16 14.6         Payline not published-anticipates 10-15% success rate/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NCCAM 9.5 11.6         FY 2014 Funding Strategy   
NCI 13.6 13.7 7 9 9   9 for New & Early Stage-Investigators.  2014 funding plan   
NEI 29.8 23.7         25.4% anticipated success rate. Payline not published/FY2014 Fiscal Policy  
NHGRI 23.9 20.5         Does not establish Paylines/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NHLBI

14.7

16.9 10 11 12 11 21 for Early Stage Investigators/ FY 2015 Continuing Resolution Funding Strategy 
NIA

15.5

13.6 11 11 11   14 for Early Stage Investigators/16 for New Investigators/ FY 2014 Funding Strategy  
NIAAA 18.4 19.5          Does not establish overall Paylines/ FY 2014 Financial Management Plan  
NIAID

23.2

18.8 10 8 9 10 Interim payline for FY2015 (Funding Strategy) 14 for new & early-stage investigators.
NIAMS 15.6 15.9 12 12 14   Continuing Resolution Funding Strategy for 2014 
NIBIB 12.1 13.7 10 9 9   (New Investigators: 14) /FY 2014 Funding Strategy    
NICHD 12.5 10.8 10 9     FY 2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDA 21.2 19.5         Payline not published/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDCD 26.6 22.5         Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy 
NIDCR 21.2 19.9         Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDDK 19.8 21 13 11 13   Continuing Resolution FY2014 Funding Strategy 
NIEHS 14.6 15.3 16 13 10    2014 Funding Strategy 
NIGMS 24.4 19.9         Payline not published/ FY2015 Interim Funding Strategy 
NIMH 21.6 18.7 10 10-20 10-20   Continuing Resolution. FY2015 Funding Strategy     
NINDS 19.5 19.8 14 14 14   FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NINR 13 9.1         Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NCMHD *** -- --         Payline not published

Success rates are defined as the percent of applications awarded compared with the total number of applications received.Above figures are taken from NIH's page, Success Rates by Institute  

For competing research project grants.

NCMHD is considered Not Applicable because of joint funding by other Institutes and Centers.

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