"Psst....Pass Me Those Aims?" How You Can See Everyone's Full Grant Application.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Ever wonder what your competitors are doing? Just file a FOIA and you can read their grants. Your institution is probably already doing it.

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Acing Your Observational Research Aims

The Edge for Scholars

All research proposals – grants, dissertations, internal funding – must ace the description of aims.

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Summer Home Improvement? Try the NIH "All About Grants" Podcast

Julia Phillippi, PhD

Summer is a great time for home improvement projects. But they can get dull. Redeem the time with NIH ‘All About Grants’ podcasts. They're not flashy, but are USEFUL for …

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Tips for Scoring a VA Career Development Award

Rebecca Helton, MA

For those with a connection to the Veterans Health Administration, the VA CDA 2 can be a great way to propel your career.

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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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How to Keep Your Trainee Tables So Your Grants Manager Will Love You

Rebecca Helton, MA

The minute you have a trainee, even an undergrad, start tracking these things. Training grant directors and staff will love it if you do it this way.

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What the F? Reference Letter vs Letter of Support

Melissa Krasnove

Communicating to the reviewers your ability to succeed in science and the support you have around you to make that happen is a crucial component of a fellowship application. Often, …

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Appearance Matters

Cranky Reviewer

Beauty is in the eye of the reviewer and we like simple elegance.

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What’s in Your Bucket(s)?

Durango Kid, PhD

Once you’ve defined the buckets of work for your grant submission and placed them on your timeline, you are ready for the second step in the work breakdown process.

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Conveying Institutional Support

The Edge for Scholars

Grant reviewers want to invest in success. When applying for a career development award, you must convey the support of your institution.

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