Preparing Your Application

The overall process from planning and preparing an application to receiving a Notice of Award can take as long as two years. It typically takes between 8 and 20 months after the due date to receive a notice of award indicating you have received an award.

NIH How to Apply - Application Guide
Visit the NIH Application Guide for comprehensive guidance about submitting an application. Use this guide together with information found in the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) and provided on the "Preparing Your Application" pages to complete your application.


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