NEW NIH Grant Policy Statement

Dear Colleagues:


NIH released a revised version of its Grants Policy Statement (“GPS”) ( This version incorporates changes in statutes, regulations, and policies that have been implemented since the previous version of the GPS dated 10/1/2013, including the Uniform Guidance. Its supersedes the NIH Interim General Grant Conditions released on February 5, 2015 and applies to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after December 26, 2014 and awards that received incremental or supplemental funding on or after December 26, 2014.


The significant changes are outlined in the attached summary. In addition, a summary of NIH’s standard award terms are included below and on page 192 of the GPS.


If you should have any questions, please contact your Contract and Grant Officer.






Nancy Lewis

Director, Sponsored Projects


Sponsored Projects Administration

UCI Office of Research

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