NINDS Grant Mechanisms

NINDS Grant Mechanisms

The grant mechanisms supported by are described below. Each funding mechanism and program title is accompanied by a brief General Description of each mechanism, followed by NINDS Specific Instructions (if any), and Link to Program Announcements (PA) & Requests for Application (RFA). For additional, specific information regarding eligibility for Non-U.S. scientists and U.S. scientists at foreign Institutions, please see information on International Activities.

NIH-Wide Parent Announcements (For Unsolicited or Investigator-Initiated Applications)


NINDS-Specific Grant Programs

Research Project Grants

Center Grants

Cooperative Agreement Awards

Conference Grants:

Small Business Grants:

Institutional Training Related Programs:

Individual NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships:

Individual NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowships:

Mentored Research Career Development Awards:

Independent Scientist Career Development Awards:

Research Supplement Awards


Additional Information Links

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Research Project Grants

 

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  • R35 Research Program Award
    The goal of the NINDS 
    Research Program Award (RPA), which will use the R35 funding mechanism, is to allow an investigator whose record of research achievement demonstrates his or her ability to make major contributions to neuroscience, the freedom to embark on ambitious, creative, longer-term research projects, without the constraints of specific aims. RPAs will support the overall research programs of NINDS-funded investigators for up to 8 years, at a maximum level of $750,000 direct costs per year.

    NINDS Research Program Award - FAQs

Link to PAs and RFAs: RFA-NS-18-032

More about the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award.


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Center Grants

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Cooperative Agreement Awards

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Conference Grants

Instructions Specific to : If an NINDS Program staff member will provide substantial assistance to a PI and that it is anticipated that assistance exceeds the traditional role of the staff member as Program Administrator, the appropriate support mechanism is the U13 cooperative agreement. Examples of NINDS Program staff involvement after award include, but are not limited to, development of an agenda, selection of speakers, organization of the conference or workshop, and/or post-meeting publications. See full NINDS-specific instructions here.


Small Business Grants


If you intend to submit an application with human subjects, contact: Stephanie Fertig, MBA, SBIR/ Program Manager, sf260n@nih.gov; 301-496-1997