NIH grants policy allows the submission of certain elements of a competing application to be deferred for certain programs and award mechanisms, as referenced in the NIH Grants Policy Statement. These elements, that can be submitted Just-in-Time by the applicant when requested by NIH, include:
- Other Support
- Certification of Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approval of the project’s proposed use of human subjects (when applicable)
- Verification of Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Approval of the project’s proposed use of live vertebrate animals (when applicable)
- Evidence of compliance with the education in the protection of human subjects requirement
For more information, please see: NIH policy related to JIT (nih.gov) and/or contact your OSP administrator for additional guidance and assistance.