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Grants and Funding: Extramural Programs (EP)

Grant Deadlines

Grant Deadlines Overview

NLM grant deadlines are the same as those of other NIH Institutes and Centers, unless otherwise noted. Each program has 3 application deadlines per year.

RFA Deadlines

In addition to investigator-initiated grant programs, NLM also participates in Request for Applications (RFA) announcements. These RFAs have separate deadlines, as provided in each RFA.

Active RFAs with NLM participation

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  Receipt Cycle I Receipt Cycle II Receipt Cycle III Application Form to Use
Research Grants – R01
(Investigator-initiated basic and applied research)
new
February 5 June 5 October 5 Electronic SF424
Research Grants – R01
(Investigator-initiated basic and applied research)
renewal, resubmission, revision
March 5 July 5 November 5 Electronic SF424
Research Grants – R21
(Exploratory/Developmental)
new
February 16 June 16 October 16 Electronic SF424
Research Grants – R21
(Exploratory/Developmental)
renewal, resubmission, revision
March 16 July 16 November 16 Electronic SF424
Career Development – K01, K99/R00
new
February 12 June 12 October 12 Electronic SF424
Career Development – K01, K99/R00
renewal, resubmission, revision
March 12 July 12 November 12 Electronic SF424
Conference Grants – R13
new, renewal, resubmission, revision
April 12 August 12 December 12 Electronic SF424
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) – R15
new, renewal, resubmission, revision
February 25 June 25 October 25 Electronic SF424
SBIR/STTR Grants – R43, R44, R41, R42
new, renewal, resubmission, revision
April 5 August 5 December 5 Electronic SF424
AIDS and AIDS-Related Grants
All mechanisms listed above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision
May 7 September 7 January 7 See particular mechanism
Research Grant Supplements (Diversity, Return to Career)
new
No set deadline
Paper PHS 398
Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health - G13
new, resubmission
February 20, 2014
Electronic SF424