The information on the following pages may be useful in the application process
Understanding the application process is critical to successfully submitting your application.
Use the G.110 - Application Process section of these instructions to learn the importance of completing required registrations before submission, how to submit and track your application, where to find page limits and formatting requirements, and more information about the application process.
The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will include specific instructions and the forms needed for your application submission.
Remember that the FOA instructions always supersede these application instructions.
Do you know your activity code, but don't know which application instructions to use? Refer to NIH's table on Selecting the Correct Application Instructions to determine which set of application instructions applies to your grant program.
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|Use the General (G) instructions, available in both HTML and PDF format, to complete the application forms for any type of grant program.||Take advantage of the filtered PDFs to view specific application instructions for:|
Unless otherwise specified in the FOA, follow the standard instruction, as well as any additional program-specific instructions for each form in your application.
Program-specific instructions are presented in gray call-out boxes that are color coded throughout the application instructions. Consult the G.130 - Program Overview section for context for program specific instructions.