The NIH dual peer review system is intended to ensure that grant applications submitted to the NIH are evaluated on the basis of a process that is fair, equitable, timely, and free of bias. Learn more about the peer review process including who conducts the reviews, criteria and considerations, and scoring.
- NIDA Scientific Review Group and Committee Structure – NIDA’s scientific review officers and corresponding research areas.
- NIH Peer Review Polices and Practices – The nuts and bolts of the peer review process.
- NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) – Reviewing the application for scientific merit.
- CSR Submission and Assignment – The application submission and assignment process.
Alert: For due dates on or after Jan 25, 2025 – changes coming to how most research grant applications will be reviewed. Learn about the new simplified review framework.