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Due Dates

Use this page to learn about application cycles and their relationship to due dates, review and council dates, and earliest possible start dates.


On This Page:   [General Information]   [Application Due Dates]   [Review & Award Cycles]


General Information

  • Grant applications and associated documents (e.g., reference letters) are due by 5:00 PM local time of application organization on the specified due date.
  • Check the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for due date information.
  • If the FOA says "standard dates apply", refer to the table below using the activity code specified in the title of the FOA.
  • Note that renewal/resubmission/revision applications may have different due dates than new applications. Read the table carefully.
  • The AIDS and AIDS-related dates apply to all activity codes.

Application Due Dates

Activity CodesProgram DescriptionCycle I
Due Date
Cycle II
Due Date
Cycle III
Due Date

P Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revisions

P01P20P30P40P41 P42 P50P51P60PL1 PN1PN2P2CPM1

Program Project Grants and Center Grants P01

NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept P series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles.

January 25 May 25 September 25 R18, U18
R25
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Demonstration
Education Projects

January 25 May 25 September 25

T Series

D Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

T14T15T32T34T35T37T90TL1 TU2T01T02T09T42TL4 D43D71DP1DP2DP3DP4DP5DP7

Institutional National Research
   Service Awards

Other Training Grants

NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept T series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles. Applicants should refer to the IC Table of Contacts for information for each IC's scientific/research contact for the NRSA T32 program.

January 25 May 25 September 25

C06/UC6
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Construction Grants January 25 May 25 September 25

G07, G08, G11, G12, G13, G20, R24, S06, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3, UG1, U10, U19, U24, U2C, U41, U42, U45, U54, U56
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Activity Codes January 25 May 25 September 25 R01
new Research Grants

February 5 June 5 October 5 U01
new

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

February 5 June 5 October 5 K series
new K01K02 K05K06K07K08K12K14K18 K22K23K24K25 K26K30K99KL1 KL2 KD1KM1K21K43K76K00K38 Research Career Development
February 12 June 12 October 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3
new Other Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements

February 16

June 16 October 16 R15
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)
February 25 June 25 October 25 R01
renewal, resubmission, revision Research Grants March 5 July 5 November 5 U01
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

March 5 July 5 November 5 K series
renewal, resubmission, revision K01K02 K05K06K07K08K12K14K18 K22K23K24K25 K26K30K99KL1 KL2 KD1KM1K21K43K76K00K38 Research Career Development March 12 July 12 November 12

R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3
renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements March 16 July 16 November 16 F Series Fellowships (including F31 Diversity – NOT-OD-17-029)
new, renewal, resubmission F05F30F31F32F33F37F38FI2F99

Individual National Research Service Awards (Standard)

(see NRSA Training Page)

April 8 August 8 December 8 R13, U13
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements April 12 August 12 December 12

R41, R42

R43, R44, U43, U44,
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision, AIDS and AIDS-related

SB1, UB1

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)*
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)*

Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program*


September 5

January 5

April 5



If you do not see your activity code, check your Funding Opportunity Announcement or the Activity Code Database. Activity CodesProgram DescriptionCycle I
Due Date
Cycle II
Due Date
Cycle III
Due Date
All Activity Codes Cited Above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision D43D71DP1DP2F05F30F31F32F33G07G08G11G12G13G20K01K02 K05K06K07K08K12K14K18 K22K23K24K25 K26K30K99KL1 KL2 L30L32 L40 L50L60 M01P01P20P30P40P41 P42 P50P51P60PL1 PN1PN2R00R01R03R13R15R18R21R24 R25R33R34R37R41R42R43R44R55 R56R90RL1 RL2 RL5 RL9 RS1S06S10S11S21S22 SC1SC2SC3T14T15T32T34T35T37T90TL1 U01U09U10U13U18U19U24U2GU2RU42U44U45U54U56U82UC6UC7UH1UL1 UT1UT2VF1X01X02C06E11F37F38G94HD4H13H25H50H57H62H64H75H79KD1R30R36R49TU2T01T02T09T42UA1UC1UD1UR6UR8US3US4U11U17U1AU1QU1VU21U22U23U27U30U32U36U38U41U43U47U48U49U50U51U52U53U55U57U58U59U60U61U62U65U66U75U79U81U83U84U90VF1U34UH2UH3X98I01UE1UE2DP3RC1UC2RC2RC3UC3X99RC4UC4KM1DP4S07K21DP5UP5U1BUM1SI2UA5RF1UF1R28UF2DP7IK3P2CU2CPM1RM1UM2TL4UG1R35UH4FI2UG4K43SB1UB1R61UG3R50K76OT1OT2F99K00OT3I80R38K38UE5H23H28

AIDS and AIDS-Related Applications

*Effective. Sept 5, 2015 - N/A for SBIR/STTR Applications using Standard Due Dates


NOTE: See Key Dates section of funding opportunity announcement to determine if AIDS dates apply.

May 7

September 7

January 7



Review and Award Cycles


Cycle ICycle IICycle IIIApplication Due Dates January 25 - May 7 May 25 - September 7 September 25 - January 7 Scientific Merit Review June - July October - November February - March Advisory Council Round August or October * January May Earliest Project Start Date September or December * April July *SBIR/STTR, CRP Only
Cycle ICycle IICycle III Application Due Dates September 5 January 5 April 5 Scientific Merit Review October - November February - March June-July Advisory Council Round January May August Earliest Project Start Date April July September or December*


NOTES:

The actual date of the Advisory Council may occur in the month before or after the month listed.  For example, some ICs may actually hold the January Advisory Council meeting in February or the October Advisory Council meeting in September.

Awarding components may not always be able to honor the requested start date of an application.  Before incurring any pre-award obligations or expenditures applicants should be aware of NIH policy governing pre-award costs prior to receiving a Notice of Award.  See the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

* Advisory Council Round for Cycle I applications (Cycle III for SBIR/STTR) may be August or October, and their earliest project start date may be September or December respectively.

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