National Institutes of Health Toolkit

  • For new, resubmission, or competitive renewal, UMass offers two approaches for the submission of NIH proposals:
  1. The Grant Application Management System, or GAMS  is a software tool available to faculty and staff to assist them with building and routing proposals  See below for more on the proposal process.
  2. Adobe application packages can be downloaded from (for more details, see below by selecting an appropriate grant mechanism)
  • For more information on the proposal process, select from one of the following NIH funding mechanisms:
    • R01
    • R03(under construction)
    • R21  (under construction)
    • F30, F31, F32– NRSA fellowships (under construction)
    • T32, T35- NRSA training grants (under construction)
  • Progress Report – non-competing continuation (under construction)

How to Submit a non-competing continuation annual Progress Report via the NIH Commons