This Notice was RESCINDED on March 2, 2017, please see NOT-OD-17-042 that replaces it


RESCINDED - Change of Eligibility Period in the NIH Continuous Submission Policy for Reviewers with Recent Substantial Service

Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-121

Key Dates
Release Date: July 26, 2016 (Rescinded March 2, 2017)

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This Notice announces the lengthening of the window of time during which peer reviewers who have served six times in eighteen months ("Recent Substantial Service" as defined in NOT-OD-09-155) can submit their applications under the NIH Continuous Submission Policy: Eligibility now begins on August 1 following the eighteen month service window and continues through September 30 of the next year.


Frequently Asked Questions and answers have been prepared (see ). Any remaining issues/appeals may be directed to a NIH Continuous Submission Committee by emailing