At the close of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, NIAAA analyzed the Institute’s RPG funding patterns, including all reviewed grant applications and funded grants. The final success rate for FY 2016 was 18.8% for all RPGs, 19.0% for R01, and 16.9% for R21 applications. The charts and table below summarize the success rates for RPGs R01s and R21s for all types of investigators. For more information on NIH grants policy, please visit the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) grants information site at:



 History of RPG (blue), R01 (red) and R21 (green) Success Rates.

 History of R01 (red) and R21 (blue) Success Rates.



 R01 Success Rate History, Type 1 (blue), Type 2 (red) and All (green)


 Number of Competing Awards, R01 (blue), R21 (red), R03 (green), All others (purple).