May 5th -June 30th 2020 (Online -Every Tuesday); 2:00PM - 3:00PM
The aim of this series is to provide instruction and practice of writing NIH fellowships. The format of this course is designed to help PhD students & postdocs to write NIH (F30, F31/32) fellowship applications.
- Understand the grant review criteria and the principles of grant peer-review
- Become familiar with each required component of grant application
- Develop practical experience writing Specific Aims and Background/Significance sections
- Practice peer-review skills
- 9 sessions interspersed with discussion and active learning, including peer-review of writing samples
- There will be 1 session where students and postdocs with fellowship writing experience will share their experiences plus lessons learned
- The sessions 3, 7 & 10 will be peer-led grants discussion groups with peers, faculty members serving as facilitator or their peers with successfully funded grants
- A session will be presented on writing effective training plan (for PIs), training environment, applicant’s training and career goals (IDP)
- The course participants will read, watch and listen to available resources on grant writing - Highly Recommended*
Assessment & Evaluation: Submit a peer-reviewed draft of Specific Aims, Background/Significance, and an outline of the Research Plan and Goals for training for assessment by the course instructors.
Course Instructor: David Fruman, PhD & Biomedical science faculty; Course Coordinator: Harinder Singh, PhD
- Specific Aims handout NRMN
- Grant writing tips for PhDs & Postdocs. Blogpost 2017
- Ten Simple Rules for Getting Grants. PE Bourne & LM Chalupa. PLOS 2006
- Tips for Effective Proposal Writing. Jeremy Dahl, Associate Prof. Stanford University
- NIH central resources for grant writing and submission information
- Prepare to Apply
- Write Application
- Accessing Application Forms
- Check for it, before you submit!
- If you can’t view it, we can’t review it!
- All about grants - NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) talks to NIH Staff members about ins-and-outs of funding. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others just curious about the application and award process, we provide insights on grant topics from those who live and breathe the information.
Podcast Topics include:
- Getting to Know NIH and Grants Process
- Preparing A Successful Grant Application
- Advice for New & Early Career Scientists
- Submitting Your Application
- How NIH Grants are Reviewed
- Life As an NIH Grant Awardee