NIH's Center for Scientific Review has sent out 2,500 invitations to join their "College of CSR Reviewers," notes Writedit. The college members will review NIH applications in their areas of expertise as part of the mail-in step of a two-stage review process. In total, they'll look at 12 applications a year for two years and will have two weeks in which to do the review.

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