What is a good NIH percentile score?

If your application received a percentile ranking above 20.0: You are encouraged to contact your Program Officer. Scores range from 10 (highest) to 90 (lowest).

What is a good score on an NIH grant?

Scoring Table for Research Grant Applications

Degree of Impact Impact Score Descriptor
High 2 Outstanding
3 Excellent
Moderate 4 Very Good
5 Good

What does Payline mean NIH?

Paylines Are a Conservative Funding Cutoff Point Each fiscal year, we set our paylines, funding cutoff points that we use to fund unsolicited applications. You can find them at NIAID Paylines.

What percentile is funded by NIH?

Percentage of funded R01 applications by percentile score (FY17-19)

Percentile Score Awarded as R01 or R37
Percentile Score 1 – 10 Awarded as R01 or R37 99.3%
Percentile Score 11 – 20 Awarded as R01 or R37 62.6%
Percentile Score 21 – 30 Awarded as R01 or R37 9.2%
Percentile Score 31 – 40 Awarded as R01 or R37 0.8%

What is a priority score NIH?

Priority scores are typically available in your NIH eRA Commons account a few days after applications are reviewed. Priority scores run from 10 (best) to 90 (worst). A fellowship (F, or NRSA) application considered in fiscal year 2013 and given a score of 10 has a 100% chance of getting funded.

What is the Payline at Nhlbi?

Payline with Selective Pay When a payline is specified, the NHLBI intends to fund all applications equal to or less than the percentile (or priority score if there is no percentile), providing there are no substantive reasons to do otherwise.

What is the Payline for Nimhd?

NIMHD does not have a strict pay line and takes several factors into consideration when funding decisions are made. These include: Scientific and technical merit of the proposed project, as determined by scientific peer review in the context of NIMHD priorities and areas of funding.

What is good R01 impact score?

Impact scores run from 10 to 90, where 10 is best. Generally speaking, impact/priority scores of 10 to 30 are most likely to be funded; scores between 31 and 45 might be funded; scores greater than 46 are rarely funded.

How does NIH scoring work?

The NIH grant application scoring system uses a 9-point rating scale (1 = exceptional; 9 = poor) in whole numbers (no decimals) for Overall Impact and Criterion scores for all applications. NIH expects that scores of 1 or 9 will be used less frequently than the other scores.

What is a good impact score?

In most fields, the impact factor of 10 or greater is considered an excellent score while 3 is flagged as good and the average score is less than 1. However, the impact factor is best read in terms of subject matter in the form of the 27 research disciplines identified in the JournalCitation Reports.