This Notice was RESCINDED on January 7, 2019, please see NOT-OD-19-053 that replaces it.


RESCINDED - Update of NIH Late Application Policy to Reflect Change in Due Dates for New Investigator R01 Resubmission Applications

Notice Number: NOT-OD-12-001

Key Dates
Release Date: October 5, 2011

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice updates the NIH Late Application Policy (Notice OD-11-035; regarding the special dates for New Investigator resubmission applications. 

The current language in the Late Application Policy is as follows: 

“Special Receipt Dates for RFAs and PARs:
NIH will not consider accepting late applications for RFAs and PARs that have special receipt dates.
This includes the special receipt dates (March 20, July 20, and November 20) for resubmission applications that are part of the New Investigator Initiative (”

However, there is a new timetable for the New Investigator resubmission applications as announced in NIH Guide Notice  OD-11-057 ( and those dates are the ones that apply as special receipt dates with no window of consideration for late applications.

Due date for New R01 (A0) application

Study Section Meeting Window

Summary Statement Release

Due Date for Next Round Resubmission (A1) 

February 5


July 10

August 10

June 5


November 10

December 10

October 5


March 10

April 10


For further information please contact:

Division of Receipt and Referral
Center for Scientific Review
301-435-0715; 301-480-1987 (fax)