The links below provide an overview of the research grants process, the application process, and the review and approvals processes. Many links go to key NIH information, forms, and resources.
If you are new to the federal grants process, this section will help you find the right NICHD research program, determine the correct funding mechanism, find current funding opportunities, and prepare and submit an application.
Visit this one-stop shop for all federal grant and application forms.
Review the submission process and instructions on how to submit grant applications.
This section outlines the peer-review process at NIH and provides additional information specific to NICHD. Peer review includes review of applications by scientific review groups and study sections and evaluates and rates the scientific and technical merit of research applications.