06/05/2013 NIH ANNOUNCES New Application Kits REQUIRED for submissions on/after Sept. 25th, 2013. See the detailed changes being made at NIH Application Kit Changes.FormsC
The contents of this page are arranged alphabetically by subject headers (in orange) with specific documents listed directly under the heading.
Application Kits and Checklists: The partially complete application kits below are ONLY usable for unsolicited applications. If you are submitting an application to the NIH in response to a specific PA or RFA, you must download that specific application kit from the grants.gov web site.
NIH Guidance for Preparing a Research Proposal: The outlines below are brief guides to putting an application together, i.e. focus, page recommendations and other suggestions.
NIH Page Limits Table: This table identifies the page limits for all sections of an NIH proposal and covers most NIH grant mechanisms, i.e., R01, R03, R15, etc.
NIHProposalOutline-12pages: For R01, R10, R15, R18, R21/33, R24, R33, R34, DP3, G08, G11, G13, SC1, X01
NIHProposalOutline-6 pages: For R03, R13, R21, R36, SC2, SC3