A Smorgasbord of Grant Writing Pointers with a Side of Wit

Ashley Hood, PhD

Excellent food for thought and a generous portion of style pointers and common mistakes.

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What the F? Advice for Fellowship Applicants from Reviewers. Part 3

Melissa Krasnove

In the final post of this three part series, I share insight from a dozen faculty who review NRSA fellowship applications.

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Grant funding strategy: Which grants to apply for?

Sara Myers, PhD

With so many funding opportunities, choosing which grant to apply for can be hard to know.

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Write Better

Cranky Reviewer

Contorted sentence structure and dense text torture reviewers.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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How a Jail-house Letter and Goat Research Can Get Your Grant Funded

Eric Sentell, PhD

So-called “audience-based rhetoric” persuades much more effectively than just stating the reasons your grant is the best idea ever.

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Avoiding Barriers Between Your Work and Your Reviewer

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Barriers - great for covid, bad for your grant. Here's how to avoid accidentally putting barriers between your proposal and your reviewer.

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What the F?: Childcare Costs Allowed on Fellowships & Training Grants

Melissa Krasnove

NIH recently announced NRSA fellows can request funding to defray the cost of childcare. This blog shares how to request the funds.

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Overheard at Ground Level: Fresh Brewed Mentoring

The Edge for Scholars

Collected pearls from office hours with senior mentors and leaders.

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