National Institutes of Health

The below proposal guide provide commons steps and sample forms necessary for submitting grant proposals to the National Institutes of Health. 

NIH New Proposal Checklist

NIH Application Instructions

Please note: There is NOT a universal form set available for download that can be used to submit a grant application to NIH. Required forms vary by funding opportunity. The individual application forms below are for reference only. These forms CANNOT be uploaded to Workspace or ASSIST and CANNOT be used for submission to NIH. Only forms accessed, prepared and submitted through ASSIST or Workspace will be accepted.

For more resources for preparing a NIH proposal, visit the NIH virtual Grants Conference website (with several recordings) or jump to selected NIH Virtual Seminars

NIH Proposal Guide

NIH Proposal Development Resources

Below are selected webinars recorded during the October 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar. We encourage you to review these materials if you are considering a proposal to an NIH agency. Additionally, the below resources may be of assistance in preparing your application:

NIH Seminar Presentations