What you'll learn

  • Understand what it means to be ready to write an NIH grant.
  • Understand the components of a K/R grant.
  • Understand the necessity of project management to NIH grant applications.
  • Understand how to write and assemble a competitive NIH K/R grant application.

Course description

This online course gives participants an overview of the NIH grant submission process. The NIH offers a range of different funding mechanisms and this course will cover general principles related to NIH grant writing, but there is a particular focus on the R01 and K series of mentored career development grants. Participants will learn from researchers who have successfully applied for NIH funding and from researchers who have served on study sections. Course topics include:

Developing an NIH-fundable research topicWriting the sections of the R01 or K mentored career development grantEffective project managementWorking with grant administrators and collaborators to assemble the grantNIH peer review process

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