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Peer Review of NIGMS Training and Career Awards

NIGMS training and career applications are reviewed in two ways. Applications for fellowships (F) and all career (K) awards except for the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) are reviewed within the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR), with subsequent administration by NIGMS. Applications for training grants (T32), Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00), and other student development awards are reviewed by the Office of Scientific Review (OSR) within NIGMS.

Type of Grant Application Review Conducted By
Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity NIGMS OSR
Career Awards (K08, K23, K25) NIH CSR
Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00) NIGMS OSR
Individual Fellowships NIH CSR
Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program NIGMS OSR


For more information about the scientific review of applications at NIH, see The Peer Review Process.


This page last reviewed on December 14, 2017