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NIAID Paylines

Find all current NIAID paylines in the table below. Our most recent update was on May 31, 2023: We posted final paylines for small (R03) and exploratory/developmental (R21) grants. Other paylines remain the same.

Paylines are funding cutoff points for the grant application types listed below. Following the Financial Management Plan, NIAID funds most applications in order by percentile (R01 only) or overall impact score (others). Each fiscal year (FY), NIAID sets initial paylines conservatively and sets final paylines later. We may fund beyond the paylines near the end of a FY. Learn how NIAID Paylines and Budget Information Changes Throughout the Year.

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NIAID Paylines for FY 2023

These paylines are for investigator-initiated applications reviewed for the September 2022, January 2023, and June 2023 Council meetings.

Grant Type Payline Status Description
R01 (non-new PIs)  12 percentile Final Research Projects for established investigators
R01 (new PIs) 16 percentile Final Research Projects for new and early-stage investigators
F30 20 overall impact score Final NRSA Individual Predoctoral M.D./Ph.D. or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowships
F31 19 overall impact score Final NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships
F32 22 overall impact score Final NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships
K (except K22 and K99) 20 overall impact score Final Career Development Awards
R03 29 overall impact score Final Small Grants
R15 22 overall impact score Final Research Enhancement Awards (REA)
R21 29 overall impact score Final Exploratory/Developmental Grants
R41, R42 31 overall impact score Final STTR Phase I and II—Small Business Technology Transfer
R43, R44 34 overall impact score Final SBIR Phase I and II—Small Business Innovation Research
T32, T35 18 overall impact score Final Institutional and Short-Term NRSA Training Awards

More Information

Find older paylines in the Archive of Final NIAID Paylines by Fiscal Year.

Check NIH and NIAID Success Rates, other Reports, and Funding trend information at Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT). For further insights, learn how to Find Funded Projects and More Using NIH Databases.

Go to NIAID Paylines & Funding and Financial Management Plan for more information.

Have Questions?

Your program officer can give you application advice, NIAID's perspective on your research, and confirmation that NIAID will accept your application. You can find your PO's contact information in your eRA Commons account or on your summary statement.

Learn more about how and when to contact a program officer or grants management specialist.

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