Career Development Award Application Deadlines

All applications for career awards must be postmarked by the application receipt date for each round:

Application Type Application Receipt Date Initial Review
Group Meeting
Advisory Council Review Earliest Start Date
New Career Development Award Applications February 12 June/July September December
June 12 October/November January April
October 12 February/March May July
Resubmission of Career Development Award
March 12 June/July September December
July 12 October/November January April
November 12 February/March May July


The earliest possible award dates for regular research grants will be approximately 9 months after the application receipt date. Applications received too late for one cycle of review will be held for the next.

Noncompeting Renewal Applications (Progress Reports) must be submitted (45 days) before the beginning of the next budget period for that award.