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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 May 24, 2019

INSTITUTE Success Rate
FY 2017
Success Rate FY2018  Payline (2017) Payline(2018) Payline (2019)  Further information. (Click link for Institute's Current Funding Strategy)
FIC 10.8 19.5        2019 funding strategy. Payline not published. 
NCATS 21.8 34.8       Payline not published/FY2019 
NCCIH 16.7 20.3       FY 2019 Funding Strategy  
NCI 11.7 11.3 10 9 8 14 for New & Early Stage-Investigators. 2019 funding policy   
NEI 24.9 26.7       Award rate of 25%. 2019 Fiscal Operations Plan 
NHGRI 23.9 28       Does not establish Paylines/FY2019 Funding Strategy  
NHLBI 23.5 25.1 15 15 16 26 for Early Stage Investigators/ FY 2019 Funding Strategy 
NIA 26.6 28.9 12   See Notes  FY 2019 Funding Strategy  (15 for under 500K/12 for over 500K. New Investigators--18 under 500K/15 over. Early Stage Investigators:20 Under 500K/17 Over)****Significantly higher paylines for applications focusing on Alzheimer's Disease. Follow link for details.
NIAAA 22 26.7        Does not establish overall Paylines/ FY 2019 Financial Management Plan  
NIAID 19.1 22.9 9 14 14 (Funding Strategy) 18 payline for new & early-stage investigators. 
NIAMS 17 16.7 13 13 12 Funding Strategy for 2019 (Early Stage investigators: 22)-Link leads to paylines for additional mechanisms.
NIBIB 13 16.8 16 19 19 FY 2019  Funding Strategy 24 for New investigators
NICHD 16.1 18.4       FY 2019 Funding Strategy-no fixed payline for R01s
NIDA 19.7 18.5       Payline not published/FY2019 Funding Strategy  
NIDCD 24.4 27.1       General funding information. Payline not published. 
NIDCR 17.8 22.2       Payline not published/ FY2019 Funding Strategy  
NIDDK 17.8 21.6 12 13 13 FY2019 Funding Strategy -Nominal payline. 18 for Early Stage Investigators
NIEHS 15 17.1     10  2019 Funding Strategy 
NIGMS 30.6 29.2       Payline not published/ Interim Funding Strategy 
NIMH 20.9 22.2 10-20 20 10-20 FY2019 Funding Strategy     (higher for new and early-stage investigators)
NIMHD 21.5 10.7       Funding Policy-payline not published 
NINDS 17.7 21.8 12 15 16 FY2019 Funding Strategy 25 for Early Stage Investigators
NINR 8.9 10.3       2019 Funding Strategy/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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