Peer Review

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.

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.