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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

2019

January

February

March

April

BLRD/CSRD:

Feb 1 – Nominations for the Middleton Award and Barnwell Award

Feb 13 – Promos and RCS Applications

RRD:

Feb 1 – LOIs and Waiver Requests for Spring Cycle

 

 

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the SPRING CYCLE*

HSRD:
Mar 1 - Nominations for Promos

RRD:
Mar 1 – Promos Applications

HSRD:
Apr 15 – CD LOIs


May

June

July

August

BLRD/CSRD:
May 1 – LOIs for CD Awards, Clinical Trial Merit Review Awards, Drug and Therapeutic Merit Awards, and Collaborative Merit Awards; Requests to exceed budget caps for Merit Review Awards

HSRD:
May 1 – Intent to Submit Deadline for Merit Review, NRI and CD

May 1 – QUERI Parent/Partnered Evaluations Intent to Submit

May 15 – Waivers for Exceeding Budget Caps, Waivers for Offsite Research, and Waivers for IPAs in Excess of 30% of Personnel for COINs and 40% for non-COINs (Merit Review)


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

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the SUMMER CYCLE*

BLRD/CSRD:
June 3 – Requests for Eligibility and/or Acceptance into the Non-Clinician Intramural Research Program; Off-Site Waiver Requests



BLRD/CSRD:
Aug 13 – Promos and RCS Applications

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

September

October

November

December

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the FALL CYCLE*

HSRD:

Sept 2 – Nominations for RCS and Promos

RRD:
Sept 2 – 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, Drug and Therapeutic Merit Awards, and Collaborative Merit Awards; Requests to exceed budget caps for Merit Review Awards

HSRD:
Nov 1 - Intent to Submit for Merit Review, NRI, CD and Innovation.

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 for COINs and 40% for non-COINs (Merit Review)

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

ALL SERVICES:
Application Submission for the WINTER CYCLE*

BLRD/CSRD:
Dec 2 - Requests for Eligibility and/or Acceptance into the Non-Clinician Intramural Research Program; Off-Site Waiver Requests


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