This short course covers the four NIH rigor scoring criteria introduced in 2016 and revised almost every year since: Rigor of Prior Research; Scientific Rigor; Consideration of Relevant Biological Variables; and Authentication of Key Biological and/or Chemical Resources. These four scoring criteria have caused grantees a great deal of consternation. We will discuss where in the application they should appear, and will review instructions, guidance, and scoring criteria. I will provide examples of well-written sections from recent grant applications.
Updated: March 4, 2021
CME Activity Term
Credit: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Original Release Date: August 30, 2021
Review Date(s): August 2, 2022; August 30, 2023
Termination Date: August 30, 2024