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NIAID Paylines

Updated July 2, 2019. We updated the three fellowship (F) paylines. All our paylines now have fiscal year status.

Paylines are the funding cutoff points for grant applications. Following the paylines, NIAID funds most applications in percentile (for R01s only) or overall impact score order (for others). Each fiscal year, NIAID sets the initial paylines conservatively and may fund additional applications beyond the paylines at the end of a fiscal year.

NIAID Paylines for FY 2019

These paylines are for applications reviewed for the September 2018, January 2019, and June 2019 Council meetings. Get notified when we set a payline at Subscribe to Email Alerts.

Grant Type Payline Status Description
R01 (non-new Pls)  14 percentile Fiscal Year Research Projects for established investigators
R01 (new PIs) 18 percentile Fiscal Year Research Projects for new and early-stage investigators
F30 20 overall impact score Fiscal Year NRSA Individual Predoctoral M.D./Ph.D. or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowships
F31 19 overall impact score Fiscal Year NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships
F32 24 overall impact score Fiscal Year NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships
K (except K99) 20 overall impact score Fiscal Year Career Development Awards
R03 31 overall impact score Fiscal Year Small Grants
R15 22 overall impact score Fiscal Year Research Enhancement Awards (REA)
R21 31 overall impact score Fiscal Year Exploratory/Developmental Grants
R41, R42 34 overall impact score Fiscal Year STTR Phase I and II—Small Business Technology Transfer
R43, R44 34 overall impact score Fiscal Year SBIR Phase I and II—Small Business Innovation Research
T32, T35 19 overall impact score Fiscal Year Institutional and Short-Term NRSA Training Awards

For success rates and other award trends, such as Research Project Success Rates for NIAID, see NIH's Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT).

For more financial information, see Paylines & Funding. To see paylines from previous years, see Archive of Final NIAID Paylines by Fiscal Year.

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