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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Proposal Preparation by Opportunity

  1. Research Project Grant Program (RO1)
  2. NIH Director's New Innovator Award
  3. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
  4. NIH Director's Early Independence Award (EIA)
  5. Career Development Awards - K Kiosk

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.

NIH Policy Additions and Revisions

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

  • NIH New Required Biosketch Format (effective May 25, 2014). Read more.
  • NIH Revises Financial Conflict of Interest Regulations - Responsibility of Applicants Promoting Objectivity in Research. See policy. (effective 8/20/2012) The University has revised its individual financial conflict of interest policy to comply with the new regulations from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Read more


Last Updated: 10/19/17