Deadlines and process...
Except for AIDS-related projects, applications must be postmarked by January 25, May 25 or September 25. Applications for AIDS-related projects must be postmarked by May 1, September 1, and January 2.
When available, this section indicates the deadlines for applications to the funding agency which will
be stated in terms of the date(s) or between what dates the application should be received.
When not available, applicants should contact the funding agency for deadline information.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The length of the review cycle is from 8 to 9 months for projects that are not AIDS related. 4 to 5 months for AIDS related projects.
Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This section indicates whether any prior coordination or approval is required with governmental or nongovernmental units
prior to the submission of a formal application to the federal funding agency.
A principal investigator may question the procedural aspects of the review of his/her application by communicating with the staff of the NIH Institute or Center to which the application was assigned for potential funding. A description of the NIH Peer Review Appeal procedures is available on the NIH home page http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not97-232.html.
In some cases, there are no provisions for appeal. Where applicable, this section discusses appeal procedures or allowable rework time for resubmission
of applications to be processed by the funding agency. Appeal procedures vary with individual programs and are either listed in this section or
applicants are referred to appeal procedures documented in the relevant Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Renewal (competing continuation, type 2) applications are accepted.
In some instances, renewal procedures may be the same as for the application procedure, e.g., for projects of a non-continuing nature renewals will be treated as new, competing applications; for projects of an ongoing nature, renewals may be given annually.