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NIH Interim Grant General Conditions (PDF - 635 KB) - February 5, 2015 (Superseded by the NIHGPS on 3/31/2015)

Grants Policy Statements

General Policy Notices

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October 30 Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Input for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) FY 2016-2020 Strategic Plan
October 27 Significant Changes: FY 2016 NIH Grants Policy Statement
October 20 Announcement of NIH Plans for the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program
October 19 Notice of Participation of the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs in PA-15-258 "Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp)"

October 16

NIH Offers Niche Assessment Program to HHS SBIR and STTR Phase I Awardees

October 14

Research Terms and Conditions Available for Public Comment

October 13

Implementing Rigor and Transparency in NIH & AHRQ Career Development Award Applications

October 13

Inclusion of Children in Clinical Research: Change in NIH Definition

October 13

NIH & AHRQ Change Font Guidelines for Applications to Due Dates On or After May 25, 2016

October 13

NIH & AHRQ Announce New Form for PHS Awarding Component and Peer Review Requests

October 13

NIH & AHRQ Announce Transition to New Research Training Table Formats for 2016 and Upcoming Release of the xTRACT System

October 13

Simplification of the Vertebrate Animals Section of NIH Grant Applications and Contract Proposals

October 13

NIH Announces Upcoming Changes to Post-Award Forms and Instructions

October 13

NIH & AHRQ Announce Upcoming Changes to Policies, Instructions and Forms for 2016 Grant Applications

October 9

Implementing Rigor and Transparency in NIH & AHRQ Research Grant Applications

October 9

Notice Announcing Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-OD-15-004 "Tobacco Regulatory Science Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03)"

October 2  NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution

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