Table of Page Limits

Follow the page limits specified below for the attachments to your grant application, unless otherwise specified in the funding opportunity announcement. 

The page limits for most forms sections are listed below, organized by Activity Code.

The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) instructions always supersede these page limits; therefore, be sure to check the FOA for any exceptions.

For all Fellowship (F) Applications


Section of Application

Page Limits *
(if different from FOA,
FOA supersedes)

Introduction to Resubmission or Revision Application (when applicable)

1

Applicant's Background and Goals for Fellowship Training

6

Specific Aims

1

Research Strategy

6

Respective Contributions

1

Selection of Sponsor and Institution

1

Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research

1

Sponsor and Co-Sponsor Statements

6

Letters of Support from Collaborators, Contributors, and Consultants

6

Description of Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training

Note: This page limit includes the Additional Educational Information required for F30 and F31 applications.

2

Applications for Concurrent Support (when applicable)

1

Biographical Sketch

5



For Individual Career Development Award (K, excluding K12) Applications



Section of Application

Page Limits *
(if different from FOA,
FOA supersedes)

Introduction to Resubmission or Revision Application (when applicable)

1

Candidate Information and Goals for Career Development and Research Strategy

12 (for both attachments combined)

Specific Aims

1

Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research

1

Candidate's Plan to Provide Mentoring (Include only when required by the specific FOA, e.g., K24 and K05)

6

Plans and Statements of Mentor and Co-mentor(s)

6

Letters of Support from Collaborators, Contributors, and Consultants

6

Description of Institutional Environment

1

Institutional Commitment to Candidate's Research Career Development

1

Biographical Sketch

5


For institutional Training (T), International Training (D43, D71 , U2R), Institutional Career Development (K12, KL2), and Research Education (R25, DP7) Applications



Section of Application

Page Limits *
(if different from FOA,
FOA supersedes)

Introduction to Resubmission Application (when applicable)

3

Introduction to Revision Application (when applicable)

1

Specific Aims (Attachment 2 on PHS 398 Research Plan form; applies only to R25 and DP7)

1

Research Education Program Plan (uploaded via the Research Strategy on PHS 398 Research Plan form)
For R25 and DP7 applications only

25

Program Plan (Attachment 2 on PHS 398 Research Training Program Plan form)
For D43, D71, U2R, K12, KL2 and all Training (T) only

25

Plan for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research (Attachment 3 of PHS 398 Research Training Program Plan form)
For D43, D71, U2R, K12, KL2 and all Training (T) only

3

Biographical Sketch

5


For R01, R03, R21, and all other Applications



Section of Application



Activity Codes

Page Limits *
(if different from FOA,
FOA supersedes)

Introduction to Resubmission and Revision Applications

For all Activity Codes (including each applicable component of a multi-component application)

1

Specific Aims

For all Activity Codes that use an application form with the Specific Aims section (including each component of a multi-component application)

1

Research Strategy

For Activity Code DP1

5

For Activity Codes R03, R13, U13, R13, U13, R21,R35, R36, R41, R43, SC2, SC3, X011, X021, R50

6

For Activity Code DP2

10

For Activity Codes DP3, DP5, G08, G11, G13, RC2, RC4, RF1, R01,R15, R18, R21/R33, R24, R28, R33, R34, R42, R44, R61/R33, SB1, SC1, SI2, UB1, UC2, UH2,UH3, UG1, UC4, UF1, UG3/UH3, UH2/UH3, U01, U18, U24, U2C, U34, U42, U44, X011, X021

12

For all other Activity Codes

Follow FOA instructions

Commercialization Plan

For Activity Codes R42, R44, SB1, UT1, U44, UB1 (Attachment 7 on SBIR/STTR Information form)

12

Biographical Sketch

For all Activity Codes (including DP1 and DP2 which previously had special page limits)

5

* FOA instructions always supersede these instructions.

1 X01 and X02 FOAs can be either 6 or 12 pages. Review the FOA for details.