Grant Writing Basics

April 15, 2014

The NIH is a critical driver for research and innovation in the US. However, grant writing is a daunting task for two main reasons: the application is complex and consists of many forms, while the odds of getting funded are small and getting smaller. In such and environment, producing a high-quality application is so critical that it has become an art: Grantsmanship.

In this workshop, we will review the NIH application process with the objective of familiarizing junior faculty with the intricacies of UF and the NIH, including:

  • Opportunities and deadlines

  • Important websites

  • Working with COM/UF administrators

  • The many forms to an application

  • Submitting through RAC