Posts tagged Grant Writing

Job Opportunity: Grant Writing Specialist, Eva Garland Consulting, LLC, Raleigh, NC

Angela Zito
November 9, 2017

The Grant Writing Specialist for Eva Garland Consulting will write and submit grant applications to assist EGC's clients in obtaining grants to support their technology development. The Candidate should be skilled in writing and submitting a broad range of grants to support early stage technology development. Grant mechanisms include SBIR/STTR (all agencies), NIH, DOD, and Private Foundations.

2017 ASM Grant Writing Online Course- register by July 15th!

Angela Zito
June 27, 2017

Get hands-on experience during the ASM Grant Writing Online Course. Beginning August 16th at 2:00 pm EDT, live webinars will take place every other Wednesday for one hour. The series will conclude on November 29th. Pre-and post-webinar assignments will allow you to put your newly developed skills into practice. Personalized feedback on your grant will be given by course facilitators. 

Vanderbilt Editor's Club Hosting an Open Workshop on Developing a Specific Aims Page, 11:00 am, Friday, March 11th, 2017

Ashley Brady
February 23, 2017

The Vanderbilt Editors' Club will be hosting a workshop on writing a clear, communicative Specific Aims page Specific Aims Page Workshop Friday, March 10th ​11:00-12:00 am Light Hall 433  We encourage Vanderbilt graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to bring a draft of a Specific Aims page that we can fine-tune together; however, a draft in hand is not required to attend.

NIH to Hold Online Briefings on the Peer Review Process for Fellowship Applicants

Kim Petrie
October 17, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The NIH September 28 published a notice announcing three online video briefings the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) will host in the coming weeks for NIH grant applicants, their mentors, and reviewers. The first two briefings (November 2 and December 1) will provide fellowship and R01 grant applicants key information to navigate the NIH peer review process. The third briefing (December 2) will focus on proposing and reviewing basic research.

Summer webinars through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Kim Petrie
June 6, 2016

On March 10th, Vanderbilt University became an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The Provost’s Office has partnered with the NCFDD to provide professional development, training, and mentoring along with resources that are broadly applicable across many disciplines. 

11th Annual ASCB Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop

Kim Petrie
May 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Cell Biology Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) is accepting applications for the 11th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop. The workshop will be held July 16-18, 2016, at the University of North Carolina Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The application deadline has been extended until May 20, 2016.

Postdocs: Apply now for grant writing and professional development coaching group sponsored by NMRN

Kim Petrie
March 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

NRMN is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to provide all trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships, and more broadly the research workforce. The goal of the National Research Mentoring Network is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce.

Webinar series: Questions about the NIH or NSF grant process?

Kate Stuart
January 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Participate in the American Society for Microbiology's new online course, the ASM Grant Writing Institute Online. This 6-part, interactive series provides participants with an overview of the NIH and NSF grant process, including best practices and strategies for developing a successful grant application. Topics covered include condensed discussions of:

Grant Pacing Workshop Opportunity for October K and R01 Awards

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Are you planning a K or R01 award submission for October 2015? Do you want to learn more about pacing yourself smoothly to completion of your application? Join us for a practical series of workshops and peer accountability meetings designed to help you prepare the best possible grant. Break it Down to Build it Better consists of two workshops: a half-day session followed by an all-day workshop. Both sessions involve pre-work. During workshops you will have many opportunities to ask questions, troubleshoot problems, and work on your upcoming submission.  

"Tips for a Winning Research Proposal," from Tomorrow's Professor

Kate Stuart
November 26, 2014

"Experts suggest ways to gain favor with funding agencies. The numbers look scary. Of the 48,999 research proposals it received in fiscal year 2013, the National Science Foundation funded just 10,829, or 22 percent. At the National Institutes of Health, the "success rate" was less than 17 percent. For new faculty members making their first try as a principal investigator (PI), things were more intimidating. At NSF, 17 percent of these proposals got funded; at NIH, fewer than 10 percent.

NIH Webinar on Navigating NIH Application Submission and Review Process

Kate Stuart
October 9, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-002      Key Dates Release Date: October 2, 2014 - See more at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-002.html#sthash.raYg0Rq3.dpuf Purpose The purpose of this Notice is to inform new NIH grant applicants, those who mentor them and others about upcoming webinars that could help them better navigate the NIH application submission and review processes.

Sample NRSA Fellowship application now available from NIAID

Kim Petrie
September 23, 2014

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) now has a sample NRSA fellowship application and accompanying summary statement available on their website. If you're writing an individual F30, F31, or F32 pre- or postdoctoral NRSA application, it's helpful to see examples of successful applications. Ideally, you would read a specific example of the type of grant you're applying for, whether its an F30 MD/PhD fellowship, an F31 predoctoral fellowship, or an F32 postdoctoral fellowship.

Mentored Career Development (K) Award

Rachel Howell
July 7, 2014

(From the NIAID Funding Newsletter) To apply or not to apply for a mentored career development (K) award? If you're wavering, a new NIH report may convince you to go for it. In a nutshell, the evaluation shows that mentored K programs foster the independent research careers of early-stage clinicians and research doctorates. That means if you receive a mentored K grant, you'll likely reap benefits that go far beyond short-term funding.

How to Think Like an NIH Reviewer

Rachel Howell
June 27, 2014

As you write and revise your NRSA fellowship application, try to think like a reviewer.  Not sure what that means? Confessions of an NIH Grant Proposal Reviewer gives a study section member’s perspective on the grant review process. The article was written in 1988 but the guidance provided to applicants holds true today.

The program announcement for the individual postdoctoral NRSA fellowship (F32) has been reissued

Kim Petrie
March 20, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The NIH recently reissued the program announcement for the F32 postdoctoral NRSA fellowship. The new program announcement, PA-14-149, is effective with the April 8, 2014, application deadline. The changes are in response to the recommendations made by the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH. 

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