NIH Funding Strategy & Paylines


Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

OSP is located on the Greehey (North) Campus:
Research Administration Building (RAB), Room 2.204
8403 Floyd Curl Drive

Important Announcements

The DHHS (including NIH) salary rate limitation has been increased from $181,500 to $183,300 effective January 11, 2015 and will be applicable throughout the rest of the calendar year.



Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2015



NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2015: This Notice provides guidance about the NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2015 and implements the Consolidated and Further Appropriations Act, 2015



Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY2015: information on statutory provisions that limit the use of funds on NIH grant, cooperative agreement, and contract awards for FY2015.



New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015



Implementation of the Genomic Data Sharing Policy Begins January 25, 2015



NIH Modification to Guidance on Marking Changes in Resubmission Applications



NIH will require the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) for all type 5 non-SNAP progress reports submitted on or after October 17, 2014



NIH and AHRQ Announce Updated Policy for Application Submission (new applications following unsuccessful resubmission (A1) application)



Current Funding Opportunities

3/13/15 ThriveWell Cancer Foundation: Research Grants
3/15/15 UT Brain: Seed Grant Proposals for Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Research
3/18/15 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)
3/18/15 The New York Stem Cell Foundation: Multiple Opportunities
3/19/15* Human Frontier Science Program: Innovative Life Science Research Grants (*must register online by 3/19/15; LOI Deadline is 3/31/15)
3/20/15 Epilepsy Foundation: Targeted Research Initiative for Morbidity and Mortality Research
3/27/15 Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas: Multiple Opportunities (LOI Deadline)
3/30/15 Organization for Autism Research: 2015 Applied Research Competition (LOI Deadline)
3/31/15 Lupus Foundation of America: 2015 Career Development Awards
4/6/15 UTHSCSA School of Medicine Pilot Programs: Multiple Opportunities
4/15/15 2015 Small Grant Program of the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies