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NIH funding mechanisms for which non-US institutions are eligible

To search for NIH grant opportunities, see the NIH Office of Extramural Research website.

Further information for non-US applicants and grantees: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/foreign

Click here for the list of currently open NIH funding schemes.

Funding mechanism Budget Duration Standard NIH submission deadlines
R01
- Renewable funding

NIH contacts
No specific limit unless specified in FOA Up to 5 years For new applications:
5 February
5 June
5 October
Dates differ for renewals and resubmissions
R21
- Non-renewable funding
- Exploratory/developmental proposal

NIH contacts
- Up to $US275,000 over 2 years
- No more than $US200,000 per year
Up to 2 years For new applications:
16 February
16 June
16 October
Dates differ for renewals and resubmissions
R03
- Non-renewable funding
- Small research projects

Examples of scope:
- Pilot or feasibility studies
- Secondary analysis of existing data
- Small, self-contained research projects
- Development of research methology
- Development of new research technology

NIH contacts
- Up to $US50,000 per year Up to 2 years For new applications:
16 February
16 June
16 October
Dates differ for renewals and resubmissions
U01 - Research Project Cooperative Agreement
  • Supports discrete, specified, circumscribed projects to be performed by investigator(s) in an area representing their specific interests and competencies
  • Used when substantial programmatic involvement is anticipated between the awarding Institute and Center
  • One of many types of cooperative agreements
  • No specific dollar limit unless specified in FOA

 

The Research Office should be notified of intentions to apply well in advance of deadline.

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