GRANTSMANSHIP LINKS AND TUTORIALS
The links below contain useful information for the prospective grant application
writer, including helpful hints on how to structure an application narrative and
how the NIH review process works.
Inside the NIH Grant Review Process: A Video on Peer Review at NIH.
The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) has produced a video of a mock study
section meeting to provide an inside look at how NIH grant applications are
reviewed for scientific and technical merit. The video shows how outside experts
assess applications and how review meetings are conducted to ensure fairness.
The video also includes information on what applicants can do to improve the
chances their applications will receive a positive review.
What Applicants Need to Know About the NIH New Format and Enhanced Review.
NIGMS Tips for New NIH Grant Applicants
Grants Application Writing Articles from the University of
Excellent Grant Application Writing Articles, Sample Applications
and a Breakdown of the NIH Peer Review Process, hosted by NIAID
NIH Forms, Publications and Published Databases
This site lists, in alphabetical order, most of the publications posted by the
NIH Office of Extramural Research.
NIAID Funding Newsletter
A Regularly Updated Collection of Articles and News Items Concerned with NIH
Grants and Funding
A blog written by Dr. Sally Rockey, the Deputy
Director for Extramural Research at NIH.
A locally-produced and very informative blog dealing with all issues of grant
writing and funding
The K Kiosk
Information about NIH Career Development (“K”) Awards
NIAID – How to write an application involving research animals
The Art of Grantsmanship
By Jacob Kraicer, MD, PhD Recognized as one of the best resources for
grantsmanship on the Internet, this guide takes the reader through the entire
process of grant application development. Each section provides bulleted
suggestions for everything from “Before You Start to Write,” to details on
specific parts of the application, to “Common Errors Made” by both new and
National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Proposal Guide
A detailed manual on applying for funding from the NSF
The Elements of Style
By William Strunk, Jr. The classic guide online.
Nature article “Research Funding: Making the Cut”
An eye-opening description of the negotiations that determine whether an
application is funded or not