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Know Your Closeout Obligations at Project’s End

Failure to submit reports when they are due may result in NIH's taking enforcement actions against your institution for not complying with grant closeout procedures. Follow our advice to complete this process on time and without issue.
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Opportunities and Resources

Our aim is to facilitate the movement of exceptional postdoctoral fellows into independent positions within an accelerated timeframe, and further support them as talented, newly independent faculty.
You must be a doctoral-level clinician or researcher committed to conducting NIH-qualified clinical research. If NIH approves your application, we will repay up to $50,000 each year toward your qualified educational debt.
Develop therapeutics and medical countermeasures that mitigate the adverse health effects of toxic chemical exposure, including validation of therapeutic targets and preclinical characterization of lead compounds.

In The News

Fellowship, career development, institutional training, and research education grant applicants, NIAID's guidance page can help you plan instruction on responsible conduct of research for curricula and applications.
Review data that show NIH has increased the number of research project grant awards in recent years, despite increases in nominal costs due to inflationary pressures.
Beginning January 25, 2023, NIH will require grant applicants to submit a data management and sharing plan outlining how scientific data and any accompanying metadata will be managed and shared.
Examine the number of R01-equivalent applications submitted by early-stage investigators over corresponding six-month periods, sorted demographically into gender and underrepresented minority groups.

Advice Corner

Have you ever wondered what it means when NIH staff or publications refer to a grant application as “type 2” or “type 5”? The type of application matters for your due dates, submission requirements, and relevant NIH rules.

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