National Institutes of Health Preaward
Page Updated: December 1st, 2017
NIH is the largest single sponsor of UW funding. To that end, we have listed additional information about NIH policies and practices on campus. In addition, if you have questions regarding NIH's Implementation of Grants.gov, please see the Grants.gov Agency Specific Page.
Help & How-To's
Conversion of Percent of Effort to Person Months
...and back again.
Commons, eRA and eSNAP Links
eSNAP User Guide
User Guides can also be found under the Modules, User Guides and Documentation section of the Applicants, Grantees, and Training & Career Dev. tabs of the eRA website.
July 2010 eRA Software Release Notes
Can also be found under the Modules, User Guides and Documentation section of the Applicants, Grantees, and Training & Career Dev. tabs of the eRA website.
eRA Virtual School
Can also be accessed from the bottom right (Resources) section of the eRA home page.
My NCBI web-based training demos
The My NCBI demos (and other helpful links) can also be accessed from the Basic Tasks section on the Applicants and Grantees tabs of the eRA website.
UW Forms & Instructions
Other Support Information
See page I-40
The University will not set up New or Renewal accounts without the following forms being routed through Research and Sponsored Programs and submitted to the Agency. Similarly, all necessary approvals (Human Subjects, Animal Use, and Biological Safety) must be on file with RSP prior to account setup.
Required Assurance Form
Required for PI and Fellow to sign prior to application. Upload this form to the WISPER record.
For Postdoctoral only
NIH SNAP applications may be filed online through the NIH Commons. See the Help and How to eSNAP guide for more information.
NIH Non-competing Applications involving the use of Human Subjects require the submission of the Human Subjects Training Certification Letter before RSP will submit the application. NIH SNAP Applications require no budget submission, but the inclusion of the Streamlined Supplement Form.
- 2590 Application Forms (through NIH)
- 2590 Face Page with Institutional Information Completed
- Interactive Application Forms (Grantworks)
- Return Mailing Address for Applications
- List of Applications by Due Date
Self Help Resources for the Grant Applicant Community
Includes "Hot News" and "What Users are Asking"
My NCBI Help
Maintained by My NCBI