NIH Grants Policy Statement
Revised October 2017. This document applies to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements for budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2017.

1 Glossary

The glossary lists acronyms and other abbreviations used in the NIHGPS. The glossary also defines terms commonly used throughout the NIHGPS. The definitions may be amplified and additional definitions may be found throughout this document and in source documents, such as applicable statutes, grants administration regulations, and OMB circulars. This is the only location in the NIHGPS where these terms are defined. If an abbreviation used in the NIHGPS is unfamiliar, the reader should consult this list for its meaning.