The NIDCD helps scientists at all stages of their careers—from high school students to senior scientists. From a small feasibility study to a large clinical trial, the NIDCD offers a variety of funding mechanisms that support a broad range of research ideas.
The following resources explain the grants process from application to award and provide NIDCD-specific guidance to help you submit a successful application:
- Support for Early Stage Investigators
- Launching Your NIDCD Research Career
- An Overview of Pre-Doctoral Fellowships at the NIDCD (video)
- How to Apply for an NIDCD Grant
- NIDCD Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Guidelines
- Grant Review: Frequently Asked Questions
- NIDCD Fellowships: Frequently Asked Questions
Planning and Applying
- Grants Process Overview (NIH)
- Deadlines (Application Receipt Dates) (NIH)
- Electronic Submission (NIH)
- Application Forms and Instructions (NIH)
- Tips and Resources for Writing Grants (NIH)
- 8 Ways to Successfully Navigate NIH Peer Review and Get a Fellowship Grant [video] (NIH)
- All About Grants Podcasts (NIH)
- Summary Statement (NIH)
You can retrieve your summary statement through the NIH Commons.
- Applicant Resources from the Center for Scientific Review (NIH)
- Next Steps (NIH)
The process after your application is reviewed.
- Appeals Process (NIH)
Before beginning the appeals process, you are strongly advised to speak with the NIDCD program officer assigned to the application, as indicated in your Commons account.