NIH Guide Notice Update

Dear Colleagues:

Below is a summary of a recent NIH Guide Notice. Please review the notice and forward it to faculty, researchers and staff, as appropriate. Questions regarding the notice should be directed to your Federal Contract and Grant Officer.

Implementation of Revisions to the NIH and AHRQ Fellowship Application and Review Process


This notice announces changes to the application and peer review process for NIH and AHRQ fellowship applications. The overall goal of the changes is to facilitate the mission of fellowship peer review – to identify the most promising candidates and the individualized training opportunities that will assist them along their paths to support the advancement of the biomedical research enterprise.

The revised fellowship application and review process will be effective for application due dates on or after January 25, 2025, for the programs using the following activity codes: F30, F31, F32, F33, and F99/K00.

Please review the full guide notice for additional information regarding this change.


Nancy Lewis
Senior Director, Sponsored Projects Administration
Office of Research
University of California, Irvine
160 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-7600
Ph-(949) 824-2897

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