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
(old date Feb. 1)
May 25
(old date June 1)
September 25
(old date Oct. 1)
Research Grants - R10, R18, R24, R25
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
(old date Feb 1, March 1)
May 25
(old date June1, July 1)
September 25
(old date Oct. 1, Nov. 1)
Research-Related and Other Programs - all S and G Series, C06, M01
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
(old date Feb. 1)
May 25
(old date June 1)
September 25
(old date Oct. 1)
Institutional Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards - T Series (Training)**
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
January 25
(old date Jan. 10)
May 25
(old date May 10)
September 25
(old date Sept. 10)
Research Grants - R01
new 
February 5
(old date Feb. 1)
June 5
(old date June 1)
October 5
(old date Oct. 1)
Research Career Development - all K series
new 
Feb 12
(old date Feb. 1)
June 12
(old date June 1)
October 12
(old date Oct. 1)
Research Grants - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
new 
February 16
(old date Feb. 1)
June 16
(old date June 1)
October 16
(old date Oct. 1)
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) - R15
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
February 25
(no change)
June 25
(no change)
October 25
(no change)
Research Grants - R01
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 5
(old date March 1)
July 5
(old date July 1)
November 5
(old date Nov. 1)
Research Career Development - all K series
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 12
(Old date March 1)
July 12
(old date July 1)
November 12
(old date Nov. 1)
Research Grants - R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
renewal, resubmission, revision* 
March 16
(old date March 1)
July 16
(old date July 1)
November 16
(Old date Nov. 1)
New Investigator - R01
resubmission* for those applications involved in pilot ONLY (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-06-060.html) 
March 20
(no change)
July 20
(no change)
November 20
(no change)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants - R43, R44, R41 and R42
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
April 5
(old date April 1)
August 5
(old date Aug. 1)
December 5
(old date Dec. 1)
Individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (Standard) - all F series Fellowships.
new, renewal, resubmission* 
April 8
(old date April 5)
August 8
(old date Aug. 5)
December 8
(old date Dec. 5)
Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements - R13, U13
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
April 12
(old date April 15)
August 12
(old date Aug. 15)
December 12
(old date Dec. 15)
AIDS and AIDS-Related Grants
ALL of the mechanisms cited above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision* 
May 7
(old date May 1)
September 7
(old date September 1)
January 7
(old date January 2)
* 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-October* January May
Earliest Project Start Date  Sept-Dec* 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.
 
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