NIAID Sets Interim Paylines for Beginning of FY 2018

Funding News Edition: December 06, 2017
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As we’ve previously explained, NIAID sets paylines early in the fiscal year at a conservative level. Later in the fiscal year, once we better understand how many applications we’ve received and how much money is available, we adjust the paylines to their final levels. See NIAID Paylines and Budget Information Changes Throughout the Year to learn more.

That said, here are NIAID’s interim paylines for all applicable activity codes except the Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15):

Grant Type

Research Projects for established investigators (R01, non-new Pls) 9 percentile
Research Projects for new and early-stage investigators (R01, new PIs) 13 percentile
NRSA Individual Predoctoral M.D./Ph.D. or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowships (F30) 15 overall impact/priority score
NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) 17 overall impact/priority score
NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships (F32) 19 overall impact/priority score
Career Development Awards (K, except K99) 18 overall impact/priority score
Small Grants (R03) 26 overall impact/priority score
Exploratory/Developmental Grants (R21) 26 overall impact/priority score
STTR Phase I and II—Small Business Technology Transfer (R41,R42) 26 overall impact/priority score
SBIR Phase I and II—Small Business Innovation Research (R43, R44) 30 overall impact/priority score
Institutional and Short-Term NRSA Training Awards (T32, T35) 16 overall impact/priority score

We maintain the list and a link to historical data at NIAID Paylines.

If you’re unfamiliar with how paylines function at NIAID, read Understand Paylines and Percentiles.

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