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NIFA Peer Review Process for Competitive Grant Applications

NIFA reviews all proposals accepted in the individual competitive programs through the peer review process. The following description of that process portrays general concepts that are shared among NIFA competitive grants programs. However, specific details on the panel meeting, review format, and evaluation criteria will vary among programs. Processes and procedures specific for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) are noted.

For information on how to become a panelist, please visit our Panelist Information page.

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