Submission Timelines

The Health Sciences Sponsored Project Pre-award Office prides itself on providing complete and timely proposal review services to our PIs. To assist us in this mission, the HS SPPO requests your support and assistance by providing us with all proposals and supporting proposal documentation 10 working days prior to the posted agency deadline.

Please see the Multi-Project Grants section on the Application Preparation page for additional information on multi-project proposals.

Please note: when a standard NIH submission date falls on a weekend or a Federal Holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.

Notice of Timely Submission of Proposals Policy

The HS SPPO's submission timelines will apply to deadlines on or after July 1st, 2016. Due to short staff, the submission timelines will reflect the central office's hours of business from 8am to 4:30pm. Please see below for details:

For electronic proposals, the following
timelines apply to determine the type of review the application will receive:

  • Full ReviewIf the proposal is received five (5) business days prior to  the deadline  BEFORE 4:30pm, it will receive a full review.
  • Cursory Review: If the proposal is received five (5) business days prior to  the deadline  AFTER 4:30pm, it will receive ONLY a cursory review before submission. The IDC calculation and face page will be reviewed.
  • AS-IS Review: If the proposal is received three (3) business day prior to the deadline, AFTER 4:30pm, it will be submitted as-is without a review.

 

For paper proposals (including sub-awards and paper supplements), the following timelines apply to determine the type of review the application will receive:

  • Full Review: If the proposal is received three  (3) business days prior to  the deadline  BEFORE 4:30pm, it will receive a full review.
  • Cursory Review: If the proposal is received three  (3) business days prior to the deadline AFTER 4:30pm, it will receive ONLY a cursory review before submission. The IDC calculation and face page will be reviewed. 
  • AS-IS Review: If the proposal is received one (1) business day prior to the deadline, AFTER 4:30pm, it will be submitted as-is without a review.

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