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Research Project Grant Application Success Rates, FY 2002 – 2011

The success rate for competitive funding at NIAID is determined as a proportion of the number of applications awarded funding by the Institute divided by the overall number of applications submitted by researchers in a given fiscal year.

RPG Application Success Rate: FY 2002- FY 2011

Fiscal Year Number Requested Number Awarded Success Rate
2002 2,712 978 36.1%
2003 3,708 1,278 34.5%
2004 4,817 1,161 24.1%
2005 4,611 1,164 25.2%
2006 5,104 1,049 20.6%
2007 4,900 1,127 23.0%
2008 4,776 1,090 22.8%
2009 4,749 887 18.7%
2010 4,889 1,170 23.9%
2011 4,919 994 20.2%

A bar graph depicting the previous table showing the total number of research project grant applications requested (green bars) and awarded (red bars) by NIAID from fiscal years 2002 to 2011. A line graph (in blue) depicting the previous table showing the success rate of research project grant applications that were submitted to receive funding by NIAID from fiscal years 2002 to 2011. 

RPG Application Success Rate: FY 2002- FY 2011. Credit: NIAID​

Last Updated June 11, 2012