National Institutes of Health (NIH) Resources

FAS Research Administration Services has compiled a set of guidelines, templates and tools to facilitate the development of NIH proposals and enhance proposal competitiveness.  Please contact us to suggest additional resources.

NIH Resources

NIH Facilities and Other Resources Template

Proposals must identify the facilities to be used and other resources that are directly applicable to the proposed work unless otherwise noted in a funding opportunity announcement.

NIH Individual Development Plan Template

Template to meet the requirements of the Revised Policy: Descriptions on the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers Required in Annual Progress Reports.

NIH R01 Checklist

A sample planning matrix for a standard NIH R01 application. Please note that this in the process of being updated for NIH FORMS-D.

NIH K99 Checklist

A sample planning matrix for a NIH K99/R00 application. Please note that this in the process of being updated for NIH FORMS-D.

NIH F32 Application - Additional Education Information Template

Additional Educational Information is now required in F32 applications as part of “Other Attachments” that describes the resources available to the applicant including the availability of such resources as might be associated with an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Sample Proposal Library

This proposal library contains recently successful grant proposals from FAS and SEAS applicants available for use by request from FAS and SEAS faculty and principal investigators.

Broader Impacts Resources

This resource provides information on programs and resources in and around Harvard that FAS and SEAS faculty can leverage to demonstrate the potential for a project to benefit society or advance desired societal outcomes.

Data Management Plan Tool

A group of major research institutions has partnered to create a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans. This provides sponsor-specific guidance and resources for writing a data management plan.