Resources and Tools

NIH Peer Review Process

The Center for Scientific Review offers this primer for new applicants about what happens to your grant application at NIH. Click here to read the primer.

NIH Review Process Video

"Inside the NIH Review Process", a video developed by the NIH Office of Extramural Research, shows how outside experts assess applications and how review meetings are conducted to ensure fairness. The video also includes information on what applicants can do to improve the chances their applications will receive a positive review. Click here to view the video.

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

NIAID offers a useful guide, called "All About Grants", to preparing and submitting grants. Most of the content of the guide is not agency specific. Click here to read the guide.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

NCI publishes the NCI Grant Guide.Click here to read the guide.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS)

NINDS publishes a Funding Overview (click here to read the overview) and a Guide to Common Mistakes in NIH Applications (click here to read the guide).

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