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Review Process during COVID-19 Pandemic

 
process flow for May 2022 Council Round - First Standard due date 9/25/2021, initial peer review Spring 2022, Advisory councils early summer 2022, earliest awards late summer 2022.
process flow for May 2022 Council Round - First Standard due date 9/25/2021, initial peer review Spring 2022, Advisory councils early summer 2022, earliest awards late summer 2022.
  • Post-submission deadline – 30 days in advance
  • Preliminary data allowed as post-submission material
  • Applications should NOT include contingency or recovery plans for problems resulting from the pandemic
  • Applicants may address effects due to the pandemic on productivity or other scoreable issues in their Personal Statement
  • Reviewers will take these circumstances into account
  • NIH staff will resolve specific problems arising from the pandemic prior to funding
 
process flow for August/October 2021 Council Round - First Standard due date 1/25/2021, initial peer review Spring 2021, Advisory councils early Fall 2021, earliest awards late Fall 2021.
process flow for August/October 2021 Council Round - First Standard due date 1/25/2021, initial peer review Spring 2021, Advisory councils early Fall 2021, earliest awards late Fall 2021.
 
  • Post-submission deadline – 30 days in advance
  • Preliminary data allowed as post-submission material
  • Applications should NOT include contingency or recovery plans for problems resulting from the pandemic
  • Applicants may address effects due to the pandemic on productivity or other scoreable issues in their Personal Statement
  • Reviewers will take these circumstances into account
  • NIH staff will resolve specific problems arising from the pandemic prior to funding
 
process flow for January 2023 Council Round - First Standard due date 5/25/2022, initial peer review Fall 2022, Advisory councils early Spring 2023, earliest awards late Spring 2023.
process flow for January 2023 Council Round - First Standard due date 5/25/2022, initial peer review Fall 2022, Advisory councils early Spring 2023, earliest awards late Spring 2023.
  • Post-submission deadline = 30 days in advance
  • Preliminary data allowed as post-submission material
  • Contingency or recovery plans for problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic should not be included
  • Address COVID effects on productivity, other scoreable issues in Personal Statement
  • Reviewers should take pandemic-related circumstances into account
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