Updated April 13, 2023

NIAMS FY 2023 Enacted Level: $685,465,000

NIAMS is operating under the FY 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act signed by President Biden on December 29, 2022. The interim funding plan below for research and training grants represents the most current information as of the date cited above; however, many factors occurring throughout the fiscal year can affect the operating policies, thus they are subject to change. For clarification it is always best to check with an appropriate Institute official.

Noncompeting RPGs

Noncompeting continuation awards will be funded at the recommended level for FY 2023 that is reflected on the FY 2022 Notice of Grant Award. 

Competing RPGs

  • Competing R01 applications will be paid through the percentile of 10.0.
  • Competing R01 applications from early-stage investigators will be paid through the percentile of 15.0.
  • Competing R21 applications will be paid through the percentile of 10.0.
  • The payline for competing R15 applications is pending at this time. 
  • The payline for competing R03 applications is pending at this time.
  • Reductions from direct costs recommended will be approximately 12 percent. No reductions will be taken on applications with direct costs of $100,000 or less.
  • A pool of funds has been set aside for select payment. Applications chosen for select pay are those that do not fall within the current percentile payline, but which are deemed to have particular relevance to the Institute's scientific and health priorities. Applicants may not apply for select pay consideration and should not request consideration. Final decisions are made by the Director, NIAMS, following staff discussion.
  • Rarely, NIAMS receives an application that is within the Institute's payline but is deemed to be of low program priority. In such instances, these cases are discussed in depth with members of the Council before the Institute Director makes a final funding decision. An application can be considered low priority for many reasons, including (but not limited to) redundancy with other projects, concerns about the ultimate relevance of the proposed study's results, or a lack of scientific premise.

SBIR/STTR

  • The payline for SBIR applications is pending at this time.
  • The payline for STTR applications is pending at this time.

Research Career Awards

  • Competing K01/K08/K25 applications will be paid through the priority score 30.
  • Competing K23/24 applications will be paid through the priority score 30.
  • Competing K99 applications will be paid through the priority score 31.

Research Training

  • Competing research training fellowships (F31, F32, and F33) will be paid through the percentile of 29.
  • Competing research training fellowships (F30) will be paid through the percentile of 29.
  • Competing institutional training applications (T32) will be paid through the priority score 33.

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