How early can you submit an NIH grant?

We recommend you submit within the 30 days prior to the due date you are targeting. If you need to submit earlier, include a cover letter to indicate the application is not late for the previous due date.

What if NIH grant deadline falls on a weekend?

If a submission date falls on a weekend, it will be extended to the following Monday; any time the date falls on a Federal holiday, the submission date will be extended to the following business day. The application will be on time if it is submitted on or before the following business day.

What are grant cycles?

The Grants Life Cycle has three major stages: pre-award, award, and post-award. The applicant / recipient and awarding agency have unique roles in each stage. The duration of an award may vary depending on the nature of the project.

Can you apply for more than one NIH grant at a time?

While NIH no longer limits the number of times you can submit an application with essentially the same content and scope as an earlier unsuccessful application, it is not allowable to have overlapping applications under review at the same time.

How do I submit a NIH grant?

  1. Step 1: Find a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
  2. Step 2: Make a submission plan.
  3. Step 3: Login to ASSIST & Initiate Your Application.
  4. Step 4: Provide application access to your team.
  5. Step 5: Enter Application Data.
  6. Step 6: Finalize your application and prepare for submission.
  7. Step 7: Submit your application.

How many times can you resubmit an NIH grant?

Generally speaking, the NIH allows you to make one resubmission after the original submission. You are typically allowed one additional page at the beginning of the resubmission (the “Introduction to the Resubmission”), in which you respond to the comments from the previous review.