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Grants & Funding
What can we help you with?
Can I get a one-on-one feedback before applying?
What is a criterion score?
What is the difference between the NLM Express R01 and the NIH Parent R01?
I know my impact score, how can I tell if my application will be funded?
When will I know if I'm going to be funded?
Can I send additional materials after the deadline?
Where can I get a sample of a successful grant?
How do I cite my grant in a publication or website?
Will you accept an application from foreign (non-US) institutions?
Can a for-profit institution apply for a grant?
What application form do I use to apply for an NLM grant?
Can I find NLM’s research interests on your website?
Can I use grant money to reimburse purchases made before the grant was awarded if they are grant-related?
Are all of the priorities on the priorities list equally weighted?
Are there budget caps or ceilings for different kinds of grants?
What is the average number of publications for a successful New Investigator R01 applicant?
Historically, do successful NLM applicants possess a research degree, clinical degree, or both?
What is the funding rate (number of applicants versus number funded) for each type of award?
How do budget cuts affect NLM funding and the number of new independent investigator awards?
What are requirements for Data Safety and Monitoring Plans?
I am an early stage investigator and I received a priority score of 34 on my R01 grant application. Why wasn't I funded?
Would my being a PI on a multi-PI R01 grant lead to my losing my new investigator status?
Where can I find information about US and International grants and funding?
For the K99 awards, is it common to change institutions for the R00 phase (assuming you get an assistant professor position somewhere other than where you did your postdoc)?
What are requirements for Human Subjects Research?
Do I have to have a faculty position when I apply for K99?
As an intramural post doc in NLM, if I get K99 award, do I have to transfer to a different institution for R00 phase?
If I don't get funded, can I apply again?
For the K99 award, is the 4-year postdoc training limit counted till the day when the application is submitted or is it the day when the award is made?
Can I resubmit an unfunded application that was submitted to a Request for Application (RFA) to another funding opportunity announcement (FOA)?
Which study section reviews NLM K99/R00 applications?
What do I have to do to submit a revised application?
Do I have to make every change the reviewers suggested?
How much support has NLM been committed to K99 awards?
Will K99/R00 award recipients be considered "new investigators" when applying for their first NIH R01 support?
What can I use the K99 research and development funds for?
I work for a dot.com company now. Can I apply?
Can I have co-mentors for a K99 award?
What happens to my original application when I submit a revised application?
Do my years as a T15 fellow count against not more than 4 years related postdoctoral research training mentioned in the K99/R00 funding opportunity announcement?
Can I get one-on-one feedback before applying?
Who reviews my grant?
Who decides whether my grant gets funded?
What are the criteria used for judging the merit of my grant application?
What is an impact/priority score?
If I get a good impact/priority score, will my grant be funded?
When can I get my impact/priority score?
Will I get a written evaluation of my grant application?
I received a notice from NLM requesting additional information. Does that mean my grant will be funded?
How will I know that my application has been funded?
Will NLM send me a notice if my application is not funded?
How do I submit an appeal of the peer review of my application?.
What kinds of grants does NLM fund?
What is the purpose of the K01 award?
Who can apply for an NLM grant?
Will NLM review a draft of my project plan?
I have an MD and am working on a PhD. Can I use this award to support me while I finish my PhD?
What happens to my application if I don't get funded?
I have a PhD in Computer Sciences and postdoctoral experience in software development. Can I apply for this award?
I have a PhD in Nursing, specializing in care for the dying. Can I apply?
I just got a faculty position in a medical school. Can I apply?
My teaching and clinical responsibilities take up 50% of my time. Can I apply for this support to cover the rest of my salary?
What is the salary ceiling for this award?
What can the research and development funds be used for?
What criteria will be used to evaluate my proposal?
What type of budget is required?
Do I need a mentor for my K01 award?
Should I continue the research I've been doing in my postdoctoral years?
If I am successful in getting an R01 grant before my K01 ends, what happens?
Can I extend the period of my grant?
What kinds of changes require pre-approval by NLM staff?
What documentation is needed to make changes to my grant?
If I change institutions during the grant, can I take the grant funding with me?
My Notice of Award (NoA) says the grant is subject to Streamlined Noncompeting Award Procedures (SNAP) - what does that mean?
If I invent something during my grant, who owns the invention?
What kinds of reports are required during the grant period?
What kinds of final reports are required after the grant ends?
When I am finished with my project, what is the process for closing out the grant?
What is the NIH Public Access Policy?