Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

National Institutes of Health Small Grants Program (R03)

Program Deadline: Refer to the appropriate institute.

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The NIH has standardized the Small Grant (R03) application characteristics, requirements, preparation and review procedures in order to accommodate investigator-initiated (unsolicited) applications.The common characteristic of the small grant is the provision of limited funding for a short period of time. Examples of the types of projects that ICs support with the R03 include the following:

  • Pilot or feasibility studies
  • Secondary analysis of existing data
  • Small, self-contained research projects
  • Development of research methodology
  • Development of new research technology

If you intend to apply, please contact the SPAR Office at (646) 312-2205.


Baruch Small Grants Award Recipients

Ted Joyce,  Economics and Finance Department, Calendar Year 2010


Last updated: 04/18/2012