NIH is the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world. NIH funded research has led to breakthroughs and new treatments, helping people live longer, healthier lives, and building the research foundation that drives discovery.

This 4-part video tutorial series will walk you through the basics of preparing, writing, and submitting your application.

Overview of New NIH Policies on Human Subjects Research

Use this tool to help determine if your research meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial.

2021 Updates

Applications Forms and Guidelines


2020 Updates (Archived)