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How to Apply

Applications are to be submitted electronically. In submitting an application for the K12 Award, the applicant must use the SF424 (R&R) Application Guideline Because the instructions in the SF424(R&R) do not fully apply to the special needs of the K12 Award, follow the modified instructions that are detailed in the K12 Program Announcement. Applications that do not comply with these instructions may be delayed or not be accepted for review.

For assistance with application submission, please see the Frequently Asked Questions and/or contact eRA Commons Help Desk/ contact Center


Application Due Dates :  Please refer to the Program Announcement 

Applications are due by 5 pm local time.

When a standard submission date falls on a weekend or Federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.

* Start dates are determined by the availability of NCI funds and may not occur until well after the earliest possible start date.

  • Updated: May 6, 2013