The Graduate School

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health require electronic submission of proposals. OSP formats and submits proposals to NIH using Cayuse Proposals.

If this is your first time submitting to NIH, please complete the eRA Commons Registration Form and send it to Sam Wolverton at

A new version of NIH’s General Instructions for NIH and Other PHS Agencies is now available for proposals with due dates on and after May 25, 2020.

Are you interested in becoming an Early Career Reviewer? The NIH Center for Scientific Review’s website discusses the benefits of becoming an ECR and offers instructions on how to apply.

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Proposal Preparation

Processes and Procedures

Templates and Samples