The NIH has implemented policy and procedures to allow appointed members of NIH review and Advisory Groups, and peer reviewers with recent substantial service (six times in 18 months), to submit their research grant applications (R01, R21, or R34) on a continuous basis and to have those applications undergo initial peer review in a timely manner.
NOT-OD-20-060 (01/24/2020) - Update of NIH Continuous Submission Policy: Change in Submission Deadlines and End of Recent Substantial Service Option
How to check your Continuous Submission eligibility
Instructions on how to check your Continuous Submission eligibility through your Commons account.
List of Reviewers Eligible for Continuous Submission
Individuals may determine their eligibility for the continuous submission option, by accessing the list below. Because of the potential for multiple reviewers to have the same name, please check your Commons profile to confirm your individual eligibility. The term of eligibility is shown after the name.
List of Reviewers Eligible for Continuous Submission (Combined Regular and Recent Substantial Service) - (PDF - 755 KB) - Updated 01/24/2020