U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Process

The NIDDK funding process varies by funding mechanism. Prior to submitting a grant application, you are encouraged to speak with a NIDDK scientific or research training program director in your area of research. You should also check out our Tips for Funding Seekers​ and learn more about the NIDDK grant review process and funding policies. Once you have been awarded a grant, view our resources on successful grants management.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Cartoon image of pencil drawing


Where to register and tips on preparing your application

Cartoon of Upward Trending Graph


NIDDK funding policies by fiscal year​

Cartoon of Thumbs Up

Grant Review

Grant application review and study section information

Cartoon of Org Chart


Grant administration and fiscal management​


 Open Mike


 Dr. Michael Lauer
Dr. Michael Lauer - helping connect you with the NIH perspective. Read his blog.