Grant Routing Deadlines

Your grant routing deadline is before the sponsor deadline. Use the Grant Services & Analysis Deadline Calculator (below) to determine your school deadline.

ORSP requires proposals no later than four (4) business days in advance of the sponsor’s deadline date and time. The Medical School Submission Policy requests all proposals arrive in the Grant Services & Analysis office seven (7) business days prior to the project being submitted by campus. This means that the Medical School deadline that should be added to the PAF is a total of ten (10) business days prior to the sponsor’s deadline. View the full Medical School Grants Processing Policy online.


Use this deadline calculator to figure out when the proposal should be received by the Grants Office (aka the 'school deadline' to be entered on the PAF). To use this calculator simply enter the sponsor's deadline in the box provided below.




The following table provides links to a PDF document detailing deadline cycle dates for NIH proposals as well as the corresponding Medical School deadline for those dates. For example, this will show you that the 2018 Cycle II NIH deadline for Cooperative Agreements was June 16 (rolls to June 18th) and the corresponding Medical School deadline was June 5th.

Current Cycle 2019 Cycle II

Due May 25, 2019- August 13, 2019 (plus STTR/SBIR- Jan. 7, 2020)

Recent Past Cycles 2019 Cycle I Due Jan 25, 2019 – April 12, 2019 (plus STTR/SBIR-Sept 5, 2019)
  2018 Cycle III

Due Sept 25, 2018 – Dec 12, 2018 (plus STTR/SBIR-April 5, 2019)

  2018 Cycle II

Due May 25, 2018- August 13, 2018 (plus STTR/SBIR- Jan. 7, 2019)

  2018 Cycle I

Due Jan 25, 2018 – April 12, 2018 (plus STTR/SBIR-Sept 5, 2018)


View the U-M Grant Routing Deadlines Policy.



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