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Forms Library

A lot of information is shared between applicants/recipients and agency staff through various online systems during the life cycle of a grant. The Forms Library provides reference copies of the forms used as the basis for collecting information, identifies the systems used to complete and submit the forms, and provides related resources including links to instructions, samples, and more. View a listing of all forms and format pages or find the forms and format pages associated with an activity.


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View All Forms and Format Pages

A listing of all forms and format pages grouped by their use. A good option for those experienced with NIH grants.  

Forms and Format Pages by Activity


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Find Application Forms

NIH posts the appropriate application forms with each funding opportunity. Find the instructions for those forms and any additional format pages that you may need to complete your new, renewal, or revision application here.

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Report on a Grant Award

Instructions, forms and formats for submitting scientific progress reports, financial reports, and invention reports as part of the management and oversight of a grant award.

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Request an Administrative Supplement

An administrative supplement is a noncompeting award that provides additional funding to a currently funded grant to meet increased costs that are within the scope of the approved project, but that were unforeseen when the new or competing renewal application was awarded. Find the application guide and any additional format pages that you may need to complete your administrative supplement request here.

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Manage Fellows and Trainees

Information needed to manage trainee appointments, terminations, payback agreements, fellowship activation and terminations, and more for training and fellowship awards.

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Submit a Change of Institution Request

Grants may be moved from one institution to another with the approval of both institutions and the NIH. Involve NIH in the process as early as possible. Find out more about the process and forms for submitting a change of institution request here.

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Manage a Small Business SBIR/STTR Award

Find the the forms and instructions required for managing a small business SBIR/STTR award.