NIH-targeted Funding Opportunities Initiative

Proposal Templates

New NIH R01/U01 Program

Principle Investigator(s) name and rank

Department
Email

Co-Investigator(s) name and rank

Department
Email

Project Title:

Human subjects: (no/yes; IRB protocol approval number and date)

Vertebrate Animals: (no/yes; PACUC approval number and date)

Startup Funds:

Business Office signature:

Anticipated date the new R01/U01 application will be submitted to NIH:

  1. Abstract (30 line limit)
  2. Introduction and Specific Aims (one page limit):
    • The goal(s) of the proposed research
    • Proposed specific aims of the project
    • A summary of the expected outcome(s), including the impact the proposed research will have on the research fields involved
  3. Proposal Narrative (three page limit):
    • Significance
    • Innovation
    • Approach
    • Anticipated use of funds from this program.
  4. Cited Literature (2 page limit)
  5. Optional Appendix (3 page limit)
    • Can include preliminary data (figures, charts, graphs, tables, etc.)
  6. NIH Biosketch (use new form) including current and completed projects for the PI and Co-PI(s)

NIH New P01 Program

Principle Investigator(s) name and rank

Department
Email

Project Leads (name and rank)

Department
Email

Project Title:

Human subjects: (no/yes; IRB protocol approval number and date)

Vertebrate Animals: (no/yes; PACUC approval number and date)

Startup Funds:

Business Office signature:

Anticipated date the P01 application will be submitted to NIH:

  1. Abstract (30 line limit)
  2. Overall theme and goals of the program (one page limit): describe in brief the significance, innovation and thematic approach. Highlight the problem(s) to be addressed and what research strategy will be utilized to address them. Include major research objectives. Explain how the proposed projects and cores will be coordinated and will provide a synergy not available through an individual project approach. Cited literature (not included in one page limit)
  3. Scientific projects (two page limit per project): address the primary goals within the project as well as the synergy inherent between the projects. Cited literature (not included in two page limit)
  4. Scientific and administrative core (one page limit):
    • Describe the core; it's function and it's integration into the Program Project. Note each core must support at least two projects.
  5. Optional Appendix (2 page limit)
    • Can contain organizational and/or integration charts
  6. NIH Biosketch (use new form) including current and completed projects for the PI and Co-PI(s) and Project Leads
  7. Budget (not to exceed $50,000)

NIH Competing Renewal R01 Program

  1. Cover Page:
    • Principle Investigator(s)

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Co-Investigators

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Project Leads

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Project Title:

      Human subjects (no/yes; IRB protocol approval number and date)

      Vertebrate Animals (no/yes; PACUC approval number and date)

      Startup Funds:

      Business Office signature:

      Anticipated date the NIH R01/U01 will be submitted to NIH

  2. Abstract (30 line limit)
  3. Introduction and Specific Aims (one page limit):
    • Identify the scientific problem the proposal will address
    • Identify the scientific gap the project will address
    • Anticipated specific aims
  4. Proposal Narrative (three page limit):
    • Discuss how funding from this program will enhance the competitiveness of your renewal application
      • Identify the original specific aims where progress has been insufficient and discuss how funds might be used to enhance progress, if applicable
      • Identify any anticipated specific aims where funds might be used to enhance preliminary data
  5. Cited Literature (limited to two pages)
  6. Budget
    • A formal budget and justification are not required if the need for funds and how they will be used is explicitly discussed in the Proposal Narrative
  7. NIH Biosketch (use new form)
  8. The funded R01 application from the last review cycle (technical/science section only)
  9. The NIH Review Summary Statement from the funded R01 application
  10. List of publications attributed to the funded R01 grant (provide citation if published, provide journal title if submitted)
  11. Appendix containing all annual Progress Reports since the last competitive review

NIH Centers Program

  1. Cover Page:
    • Principle Investigator(s)

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Co-Investigators

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Project Leads

      Name
      Professorial Rank
      Department
      Email

      Project Title:

      Human subjects (no/yes; IRB protocol approval number and date)

      Vertebrate Animals (no/yes; PACUC approval number and date)

      Startup Funds:

      Business Office signature:

      Anticipated date the Center application will be submitted to NIH

  2. List of all participating faculty and key personnel, their role on the project and their unit affiliation
  3. Abstract (30 line limit)
  4. Proposal (six page limit): must include all sections required in the P30/Cooperative Agreement application
  5. Cited Literature (limited to two pages)
  6. Budget
  7. Budget justification
  8. NIH Biosketch for all Faculty and Key Personnel (use new form)
  9. Optional Appendix (four page limit)
    • (organization charts, figures, charts, graphs, etc.)

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