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Grant Application Development, Submission, Review, & Award

Applying for a research grant involves many steps and it’s not over when the application is submitted to NIH. The application must be referred to the appropriate institute or center, assigned to a scientific review group to be scored and then a determination of funding is made. Applications that will be funded are sent to the NCI Office of Grants Administration for final administrative review and negotiation with the applicant institution.

This infographic shows the National Cancer Institute general timeline progression through Grant Application Development, Submission, Review, and Award. Shows from Receipt & Assignment of Applicants; First review by Scientific Review Group (SRG) for Scientific Merit; Second-level Review by National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB) for NCI Funding Determinations; and finally  Award Negotiations & Issuance.