Grants and Funding
Standard Due Dates for Competing Applications

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General Information

  • Grant applications and associated documents (e.g., reference letters) are due by 5:00 PM local time of application organization on the specified due date.
  • Check the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for due date information.
  • If the FOA says "standard dates apply", refer to the table below using the activity code specified in the title of the FOA.
  • Note that renewal/resubmission/revision applications may have different due dates than new applications. Read the table carefully.
  • The AIDS and AIDS-related dates apply to all activity codes.
Application Due Dates

Activity Codes
Program Description
Application
Instructions
Cycle I
Due Date
Cycle II
Due Date
Cycle III
Due Date

P Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revisions

P01P20P30P40P41P42P50P51P60PL1PN1PN2P2CPM1

Program Project Grants and Center Grants P01

NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept P series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles.

January 25
May 25
September 25
R18, U18
R25

All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Demonstration
Education Projects

January 25
May 25
September 25

T Series

D Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

T14T15T32T34T35T37T90TL1TU2T01T02T09T42TL4 D43D71DP1DP2DP3DP4DP5DP7

Institutional National Research
   Service Awards

Other Training Grants

NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept T series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles. Applicants should refer to the IC Table of Contacts for information for each IC's scientific/research contact for the NRSA T32 program.

January 25
May 25
September 25

C06/UC6
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Construction Grants
January 25
May 25
September 25

G07, G08, G11, G12, G13, G20, R10, R24, S06, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3, UG1, U10, S06, U19, U2C, U41, U42, U45, U54, U56
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Activity Codes

Note: U54 will transition to SF424 (R&R) for applications due on/after May 25, 2014.
January 25
May 25
September 25
R01
new
Research Grants

February 5
June 5
October 5
U01
new

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

February 5
June 5
October 5
K series
new K01K02K05K06K07K08K12K14K18K22K23K24K25K26K30K99KL1KL2KD1KM1K21K43
Research Career Development
February 12
June 12
October 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3
new
Other Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements

February 16

See NOT-OD-15-057

June 16
October 16
R15
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
February 25
June 25
October 25
R01
renewal, resubmission, revision
Research Grants
March 5
July 5
November 5
U01
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

March 5
July 5
November 5
K series
renewal, resubmission, revision K01K02K05K06K07K08K12K14K18K22K23K24K25K26K30K99KL1KL2KD1KM1K21K43
Research Career Development
March 12
July 12
November 12

R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3
renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements
March 16
July 16
November 16
F Series Fellowships (except F31 Diversity)
new, renewal, resubmission F05F30F31F32F33F37F38FI2

Individual National Research Service Awards (Standard)

(see NRSA Training Page)

April 8
August 8
December 8
R13, U13
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision
Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements
April 12
August 12
December 12
F31 Diversity Fellowships
new, renewal, resubmission

Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research  (see NRSA Training Page)

April 13
August 13
December 13

R41, R42

R43, R44, U43, U44,
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)*
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)*

Note: New due dates effective on/after September 5, 2015 (NOT-OD-15-038).

September 5

Beginning
2015

January 5

Beginning
2016

April 5

2015 and Beyond



If you do not see your activity code, check your Funding Opportunity Announcement or the Activity Code Database.
Activity Codes
Program Description
Application
Instructions
Cycle I
Due Date
Cycle II
Due Date
Cycle III
Due Date
All Activity Codes Cited Above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision D43D71DP1DP2F05F30F31F32F33G07G08G11G12G13G20K01K02K05K06K07K08K12K14K18K22K23K24K25K26K30K99KL1KL2L30L32L40L50L60M01P01P20P30P40P41P42P50P51P60PL1PN1PN2R00R01R03R13R15R18R21R24R25R33R34R37R41R42R43R44R55R56R90RL1RL2RL5RL9RS1S06S10S11S21S22SC1SC2SC3T14T15T32T34T35T37T90TL1U01U09U10U13U18U19U24U2GU2RU42U44U45U54U56U82UC6UC7UH1UL1UT1UT2VF1X01X02C06E11F37F38G94HD4H13H25H50H57H62H64H75H79KD1R30R36R49TU2T01T02T09T42UA1UC1UD1UR6UR8US3US4U11U17U1AU1QU1VU21U22U23U27U30U32U36U38U41U43U47U48U49U50U51U52U53U55U57U58U59U60U61U62U65U66U75U79U81U83U84U90VF1U34UH2UH3X98I01UE1UE2DP3RC1UC2RC2RC3UC3X99RC4UC4KM1DP4S07K21DP5UP5U1BUM1SI2UA5RF1UF1R28UF2DP7IK3P2CU2CPM1RM1UM2TL4UG1R35UH4FI2UG4K43SB1UB1

AIDS and AIDS-Related Applications

*Effective. Sept 5, 2015 - N/A for SBIR/STTR Applications using Standard Due Dates


NOTE: See Key Dates section of funding opportunity announcement to determine if AIDS dates apply.

 

Based on Activity Code 

May 7

September 7

January 7



Review and Award Cycles


Cycle I
Cycle II
Cycle III
Scientific Merit Review
June - July
October - November
February - March
Advisory Council Round
August or October *
January
May
Earliest Project Start Date
September or December *
April
July
 
*SBIR/STTR Only
Cycle I
Cycle II
Cycle III
Scientific Merit Review
October - November
February - March
June-July
Advisory Council Round
January
May
August
Earliest Project Start Date
April
July
September or December*


NOTES:

The actual date of the Advisory Council may occur in the month before or after the month listed.  For example, some ICs may actually hold the January Advisory Council meeting in February or the October Advisory Council meeting in September.

Awarding components may not always be able to honor the requested start date of an application.  Before incurring any pre-award obligations or expenditures applicants should be aware of NIH policy governing pre-award costs prior to receiving a Notice of Award.  See the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

* Advisory Council Round for Cycle I applications (Cycle III for SBIR/STTR) may be August or October, and their earliest project start date may be September or December respectively.

 

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