Office of Research & Development

2014 Submission Calendar for All R&D Services

*A table of RFAs can be found at http://vaww.research.va.gov/funding/rfa.cfm.
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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

HSRD:
Jan 13 - Intent to Submit for Gulf War

RRD:
Jan 31 - LOIs for CoE/REAP
BLRD/CSRD:
Feb 1 - Nominations for the Middleton Award and Barnwell Award
HSRD:
Feb 14 - QUERI Concept Papers
RRD:
Feb 3 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Spring Cycle; Nominations for the Magnuson Award

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the SPRING CYCLE*
REFER TO THE APPLICABLE RFA for the timing of submission steps required to meet the deadline.


BLRD/CSRD:
Mar 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos
Mar 18 - Requests for Review Panel Assignment (suggestions for specific reviewers will not be accepted)
HSRD:
Mar 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos

RRD:
Mar 3 - Promos Applications
HSRD:
Apr 1 - QUERI Intent to Submit
Apr 15 - CD LOIs; Waivers for Offsite Research (Merit Review)

May

June

July

August

HSRD:
May 1 - Intent to Submit for Merit Review and NRI
May 9 - QUERI SDP/RRP Due in eRA
May 15 - Waivers for Exceeding Budget Caps (Merit Review)

RRD:
May 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Summer Cycle

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the SUMMER CYCLE*
REFER TO THE APPLICABLE RFA for the timing of submission steps required to meet the deadline.


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

RRD:
June 16 - RCS Applications
HSRD:
July 1 - QUERI Concept Paper; Nominations for Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research
RRD:
Aug 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Fall Cycle
HSRD:
Aug 1 - QUERI Intent to Submit
RRD:
Aug 1 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Fall Cycle

September

October

November

December

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the FALL CYCLE*
REFER TO THE APPLICABLE RFA for the timing of submission steps required to meet the deadline.


BLRD/CSRD:
Sept 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos
Sept 18 - Requests for Review Committee Assignment (suggestions for specific reviewers will not be accepted)
HSRD:
Sept 1 - Nominations for RCS and Promos
Sept 12 - QUERI SDP/RRP Due in eRA
RRD:
Sept 1 - Promos Applications
HSRD:
Oct 15 - CD LOIs; Waivers for Offsite Research (Merit Review)
HSRD:
Nov 1 - Intent to Submit for Merit Review and NRI; QUERI Concept Papers
Nov 15 - Waivers for Exceeding Budget Caps (Merit Review)

RRD:
Nov 3 - LOIs and Waiver Requests for Winter Cycle

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the WINTER CYCLE*
REFER TO THE APPLICABLE RFA for the timing of submission steps required to meet the deadline.


BLRD/CSRD:
Dec 1 - Requests for Eligibility and/or Acceptance into the Non-Clinician Intramural Research Program; LOIs for Career Development Awards, LOIs for Clinical Trial Merit Review Awards; Off-Site Waiver Requests; Requests to exceed budget caps for Merit Review Awards
HSRD:
Dec 1 - QUERI Intent to Submit
RRD:
Dec 15 - RCS Applications