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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 7/31/14

INSTITUTE Success Rate FY2011 Succes Rate FY2012 Success Rate FY2013 Payline (2012) Payline (2013) Payline (2014) Further information. Click link for Institute's Current Funding Strategy)
FIC 15.3 16 14.6       Payline not published-anticipates 10-15% success rate/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NCCAM 9.1 9.5 11.6       FY 2014 Funding Strategy   
NCI 13.8 13.6 13.7 7 9 9 9 for New & Early Stage-Investigators.  2014 funding plan   
NEI 28.8 29.8 23.7       25.4% anticipated success rate. Payline not published/FY2014 Fiscal Policy  
NHGRI 29.2 23.9 20.5       Does not establish Paylines/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NHLBI 17.4

14.7

16.9 10 11 11 21 for Early Stage Investigators/ FY 2014 Funding Strategy 
NIA 16.1

15.5

13.6 11 11 11 14 for Early Stage Investigators/16 for New Investigators/ FY 2014 Funding Strategy  
NIAAA 18.6 18.4 19.5        Does not establish overall Paylines/ FY 2014 Financial Management Plan  
NIAID 20.2

23.2

18.8 10 8 9 Payline for FY2014 (Funding Strategy) 13 for new & early-stage investigators. Payline FY2015: TBA
NIAMS 14.9 15.6 15.9 12 12 14 New Investigators: 19 Funding Strategy for 2014 
NIBIB 12.7 12.1 13.7 10 9 9 (New Investigators: 14) /FY 2014 Funding Strategy    
NICHD 12.4 12.5 10.8 10 9   FY 2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDA 18.2 21.2 19.5       Payline not published/FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDCD 27.5 26.6 22.5       Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy 
NIDCR 22.5 21.2 19.9       Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NIDDK 20.7 19.8 21 13 11 13 Paylines for FY2014 (18 for new investigators) / FY2014 Funding Strategy 
NIEHS 14.7 14.6 15.3 16 13 10  2014 Funding Strategy 
NIGMS 23.7 24.4 19.9       Payline not published/ FY2014 Interim Funding Strategy 
NIMH 17.0 21.6 18.7 10 10-20 10-20 Payline for 2014. FY2014 Funding Strategy     
NINDS 21.1 19.5 19.8 14 14 14 FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NINR 8.7 13 9.1       Payline not published/ FY2014 Funding Strategy  
NCMHD *** n/a -- --       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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