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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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NIH at a Glance

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency. NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world. It funds thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America. Read more at About NIH.

Read about the NIH Salary Cap.

Application Form Instructions

NIH applications

NIH Policy Additions and Revisions

These and other NIH policies may be found on the NIH Grants Policy & Guidance page. 


Last Updated: 3/13/24