Interim Support Funding (ISF)

Interim Support Funding (ISF), is open to Principal Investigators during a lapse or delay in their research funding from the NIH or another Federal agency (e.g., the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense).  Investigators must have applied for independent, long-term support (R01, R21, U01 and P01). 



Click here for the applicant guide for ECOR Interim Support applications.

ISF Review Cycles


April 1 


August 1




Review Process April - May August - September Decemeber - January 
Notification E-mails June October February 
Award Start Date No earlier than June 1 No earlier than October 1 No earlier than February 1