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Grant Writing 101

Workshop/Seminar: Academic Careers; Grants and Grant Writing

Jan 18, 2013

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE
This event is appropriate for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

This day-long grant writing overview will happen in two parts.  

Part 1:  Understanding Grant Writing 10 AM to Noon  

Description: This part will help you understand the process of grant writing.  Topics will include finding funding opportunities (including NIH training and career awards), understanding the NIH grant process, and an insight into the peer-review process.

Part 2: Writing a Grant Application 1 PM to 4 PM

Description: This second part will help you understand how to write a competitive grant application including a discussion of the major components of research, training and career development grants.  Topics include strategies for writing grants, developing your specific aims and responding to grant reviews.

This workshop is intended to provide the background fellows need to begin crafting a grant application; it does not involve written assignments or feedback on drafts of applications.

You are welcome to attend only one or both sessions.

The full seminar will be videocast in real time and archived for laterviewing at