Grant Writing & Submission

A major focus continues to be on grant writing, a crucial skill to be learned by researchers.

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Participate in grant writing programs to develop skills:

  • CTSI-CN Grants Enhancement Program (GEP) assists about 50 individuals each year with grant proposal development by providing internal feedback on specific aims by successfully funded faculty, an OpenStudio for input on project specific aims formation, a library of successful proposals and full proposal feedback. Strategies to develop strong reproducibility sections in various proposals are emphasized in each activity.
  • GW CTS 6266: Grant Writing for the Individual Investigator online course that focuses on the development of each component of a research grant proposal, and involves reviews by study section-experienced researchers.
  • GW BMSC 8219: Writing the Qualifier and Fellowship. This course is directed to doctoral students and postdocs considering a fellowship application.
  • GW OVPR sponsors research enhancement initiatives and periodic grant writing workshops.
  • Sophisticated online research study guides and publication workshops available at the GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library.

NIH Programs:

All proposals from GW faculty must utilize myResearch for electronic routing and approval through the Office of Sponsored Projects. Contact grants administrators to learn more about GW Cayuse submission software, pre- and post-award practices.

  • NIH regional seminar on program funding and grants administration, SRI international, NCURA and other organizations provide training in research grants administration.