Office of Research & Development

2016 Submission Calendar for All R&D Services

REFER TO THE APPLICABLE RFA for the timing of submission steps required to meet the deadline.

Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or Federal holiday, the due date is the next business day.

Abbreviations:
CD = Career Development
ITS = Intent to Submit
LOI = Letter of Intent
NRI = Nursing Research Initiative
Promos = GS 14/15 Promotions
RCS = Research Career Scientist

January

February

March

April

BLRD/CSRD:

Jan 15 - Epidemiology LOIs


HSRD:

Jan 12 - QUERI Program and Parent/Partnered Evaluations applications due in eRA

BLRD/CSRD:

Feb 1 - Nominations for the Middleton Award and Barnwell Award


RRD:

Feb 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Spring Cycle

Feb 10 - Center Applications

ALL SERVICES: Application Submission for the SPRING CYCLE*


BLRD/CSRD:

Mar 1 - Promos and RCS Applications



HSRD:
Mar 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos


RRD:
Mar 1 - Promos Applications

HSRD:
Apr 3 - QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations Intent to Submit

Apr 3 - QUERI Waiver for Offsite Research


Apr 15 - CD LOIs;

QUERI Waiver for Exceeding Budget Cap

May

June

July

August

BLRD/CSRD:
May 1 - LOIs for Career Development Awards, LOIs for Clinical Trial Merit Review Awards


HSRD:
May 1 - Intent to Submit Deadline for Merit Review and NRI

May 11 - QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations applications due in eRA

May 15 - Waivers for Exceeding Budget Caps, Waivers for Offsite Research, and Waivers for IPAs in Excess of 30% of Personnel (Merit Review)



RRD:
May 2 - LOIs (now required for RCS) and Waiver Requests for Summer Cycle

ALL SERVICES: Application Submission for the SUMMER CYCLE*


BLRD/CSRD:
June 1 - Requests for Eligibility and/or Acceptance into the Non-Clinician Intramural Research Program; Off-Site Waiver Requests; Requests to exceed budget caps for Merit Review Awards


RRD:
June 10 - RCS Applications are now submitted via Grants.gov and eRA. This is the last possible submission deadline (no change corrected applications will be accepted after this date)





HSRD:
Aug 14 - QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations Intent to Submit

Aug 14 - QUERI Waiver for Offsite Research


Aug 15 - QUERI Waiver for Exceeding Budget Cap



RRD:
Aug 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Fall Cycle


September

October

November

December

ALL SERVICES: Application Submission for the FALL CYCLE*


BLRD/CSRD:

Sept 1 - Promos and RCS Applications


HSRD:

Sept 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos


Sept 12 - QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations applications due in eRA


RRD:
Sept 1 - Promos Applications; Paul B. Magnuson Award Nominations

HSRD:
Oct 15 - CD LOIs

BLRD/CSRD:
Nov 1
- LOIs for Career Development Awards, Clinical Trial Merit Review Awards, and Epidemiology projects


HSRD:
Nov 1 - Intent to Submit for Merit Review and NRI

HSRD:
Nov 1 - QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations Intent to Submit

Nov 15 - Waivers for Exceeding Budget Caps, Waivers for Offsite Research, and Waivers for IPAs in Excess of 30% of Personnel (Merit Review)


RRD:
Nov 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Winter Cycle

ALL SERVICES: Application Submission for the WINTER CYCLE*


BLRD/CSRD:
Dec 1
- Requests for Eligibility and/or Acceptance into the Non-Clinician Intramural Research Program; Off-Site Waiver Requests; Requests to exceed budget caps for Merit Review Awards


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