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330.632.11 Grant Writing: NIH and Other Funding Sources

Mental Health
Summer Inst. term
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Wed 06/13/2012 - Wed 06/13/2012
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  8:30am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Philip Leaf
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Introduces students to grant writing strategies with special focus on NIH applications, including decisions and strategies related to applying for R01s, R03s, Ks, and other mechanisms. Also introduces key application components as well as pitfalls to avoid when writing initial applications. Addresses decisions related to responding to Program Announcements versus Request for Applications, variations across NIH institutes, communicating with NIH staff, and related issues.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Learn grant writing strategies.
  2. Students will be introduced to multiple funding sources available from NIH, including K, R01, R03, R21, and related mechanisms
  3. Students will be introduced to components of grant writing, including typical flaws and strengths of specific aims, research design, and others key grant sections.
  4. Students will be introduced to multiple decision making processes with respect to choosing topics, funding mechanisms, and formulating grant applications.
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation and/or final exam.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required