NLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) solicits grant applications for the preparation of book-length manuscripts and other works of academic and/or public health policy value to U.S. health professionals, public health officials, biomedical researchers and historians of the health sciences.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): January 26, 2024, January 26, 2025, January 26, 2026
  • Application Due Date(s): February 26, 2024; Feb. 26, 2025; Feb. 26, 2026

PAR-23-183 Expiration Date February 27, 2026

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

NLM Grants for Scholarly Works can be used to support several types of projects of academic and/or public health policy value, including but not limited to:

  • Works focusing on the history or philosophy of medicine, public health and the life sciences, the development of medical research and health services, bioethics, and studies on the interrelationship of medicine and society.
  • Works focusing on the history or philosophy of biomedical informatics, computational biology, health information sciences, health communications, or health sciences librarianship.
  • Analytical and comprehensive critical reviews which identify the present status of research and practice in various health-related fields, addressing advances which have been made, problems requiring examination, and emerging trends.

NLM Grants for Scholarly Works is designed to support works of academic and/or public health value that will ultimately be published by a commercial or academic press or similar print or electronic dissemination service that assures quality and availability of the product. Self-publishing by the author is not considered an appropriate dissemination vehicle. 

Amount Description

Applicants may request up to $75,000 direct costs per year to support salary and fringe benefits for project personnel. Salaries requested must not exceed the levels commensurate with the institution’s policy for similar positions and may not exceed the legislatively mandated salary cap.


Applicants may also request up to $5,000 direct costs per year for other costs needed to develop the final products (such as supplies, design/editing services, travel, etc.). These costs must be justified as specifically required to complete the scholarly work.

F&A costs will be provided using the organization’s negotiated “Other Sponsored Activities” rate, or other applicable non-research rate.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 26, 2024