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Shared Instrumentation Grant Applications (S10)

Purpose of the Award

  • Encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade commercially available instruments that cost at least $50,000.
    •  Types of instruments supported include but are not limited to X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes, mass spectrometers, DNA sequencers, biosensors, cell sorters, and biomedical imagers.


  • Maximum award is $600,000.


  • Reviewers should not evaluate the scientific merit of the research project components, because these have been previously peer reviewed.

More Information

  • Consult the funding opportunity PAR-21-127 to read the Review and  Selection Process section; Individual funding opportunities often have additional review criteria and/or considerations. See section V of the PAR.
  • NO MPI is allowed. Only one contact PI is allowed.
  • No videos are allowed in the application, as indicated in the PAR.

Last Reviewed on May 19, 2021.