Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

NIH Standard Application Due Dates

Activity CodesProgram DescriptionApplication FormCycle I Due DateCycle II Due DateCycle III Due Date

P Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Program Project Grants and Center Grants
NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept P series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles.

Transition to SF424 (R&R): On Hold

PHS 398

January 25

May 25

September 25

R18/U18
R25
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Demonstration
Education Projects

SF424 (R&R)

January 25

May 25

September 25

T Series
D Series
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

InstitutionalNational Research
Service Awards

Other Training Grants

NOTE: Applicants should check with the relevant Institute or Center (IC), since some do not accept T series applications for all three receipt/review/award cycles. Applicants should refer to the IC Table of Contacts for information for each IC's scientific/research contact for the NRSA T32 program.

SF424 (R&R)

January 25

May 25

September 25

C06/UC6
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Construction Grants

SF424 (R&R)

January 25

May 25

September 25

G07, G08, G11, G13, G20, S11, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Activity Codes

SF424 (R&R)

January 25

May 25

September 25

D71/U2R, G12, M01, R10/U10, R24, R24/U24, S06, U19, U45, U54, U56
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Activity Codes

Transition to SF424 (R&R): On Hold

PHS 398

January 25

May 25

September 25

R01
new

Research Grants

SF424 (R&R)

February 5

June 5

October 5

U01
new

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

SF424 (R&R)

February 5

June 5

October 5

UM1
new

Research Grants - Multi-Component Cooperative Agreements

PHS 398

February 5

June 5

October 5

K series
new

Research Career Development

SF424 (R&R)

February 12

June 12

October 12

R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
new

Other Research Grants

SF424 (R&R)

February 16

June 16

October 16

R15
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)

SF424 (R&R)

February 25

June 25

October 25

R01
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Grants

SF424 (R&R)

March 5

July 5

November 5

U01
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Grants - Cooperative Agreements

SF424 (R&R)

March 5

July 5

November 5

UM1
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Grants - Multi-Component Cooperative Agreements

PHS 398

March 5

July 5

November 5

K series
renewal, resubmission, revision

Research Career Development

SF424 (R&R)

March 12

July 12

November 12

R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36
renewal, resubmission, revision

Other Research Grants

SF424 (R&R)

March 16

July 16

November 16

R41, R42
R43, R44, U43, U44,
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Small Business Technology
Transfer (STTR)

Small Business Innovation
Research (SBIR)

SF424 (R&R)

April 5

August 5

December 5

F Series Fellowships
new, renewal, resubmission

IndividualNational Research Service Awards (Standard)

(see NRSA Training Page)

SF424 (R&R)

April 8

August 8

December 8

R13, U13
All - new, renewal, resubmission, revision

Conference Grants and Conference Cooperative Agreements

SF424 (R&R)

April 12

August 12

December 12

F31 Diversity Fellowships
new, renewal, resubmission

IndividualPredoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (see NRSA Training Page)

SF424 (R&R)

April 13

August 13

December 13

All Activity Codes Cited Above
new, renewal, resubmission, revision

AIDS and AIDS-Related Applications

Based on Activity Code

May 7

September 7

January 7

Review and Award Cycles

 Cycle ICycle IICycle III

Scientific Merit Review

June - July

October - November

February - March

Advisory Council Round

August or October *

January

May

Earliest Project Start Date

September or December *

April

July