applicant eligibility

2.3.2 Eligibility

In general, NIH grants may be awarded to organizations that are domestic or foreign, public or private, or non-profit or for-profit. Eligible organizations include governments, including Federal institutions, institutions of higher education, other non-profit organizations, hospitals, and, in rare occasions, individuals (see Completing the Pre-Award Process-Determining Applicant Organization Eligibility). Any special criteria for applicant eligibility or requirements concerning the qualifications of the PD/PI or other staff or participants will be specified in the NOIFO, program guidelines, or other publicly available documents. Part IIB includes information on fellow and trainee eligibility.