In this blog post, Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of the NCCIH Office of Scientific Review, discusses required elements for new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).
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Shelley Carow, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.
SROs are scientists, most are former faculty members and NIH grantees, who manage the first level of peer review, commonly known as the study section. SROs are the people who take the first thorough look at your application, determine the expertise required for the review, recruit the external scientists to match that expertise, manage the study section meeting where the applications are discussed and scored, and prepare the summary statement for your application.
Are you applying for an NIH grant? Make sure you have read and followed all the instructions in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Some applicants haven’t been following instructions, and this has caused problems with their grant applications.