A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant, Second Edition, continues to provide F-Series grant applicants and mentors with insider knowledge on the process by which these grants are reviewed, the biases that contribute to the reviews, the extent of information required in an NRSA training grant, and a deeper understanding of the exact purpose of each section of the application. New additions to this edition include coverage of other NIH grants, such as R01, R21, and P20, as well as information on significant modifications to the Biosketch and Letters of Recommendation sections.
This book is a solid resource for trainees and their mentors to use as a guide when constructing F30, F31, and F32 grant applications.
- Highlights changes since the first edition, including these new components, such as Applicant's Background
- Provides a description of the Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training
- Covers F30, F31, and F32 grant applications
- Presents key suggestions on how to best construct each section of the application
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Chapter 1. Ruth L. Kirschstein-The Woman and Her Legacy 1.1 Ruth L. Kirschstein-A Brief Biography 1.2 The Legacy-The Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grants Chapter 2. The People Behind the Curtain-Understanding the Review Process 2.1 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2.2 Individuals Involved in Grant Management 2.3 The Review Process 2.4 The Role of Human Nature in the Review Process 2.5 Timing of Submission is Everything Chapter 3. Who Are You?-The Fellowship Applicant 3.1 The Biosketch 3.2 Applicant's Background 3.3 Doctoral Dissertation and Other Research 3.4 Selection of Sponsor and Institute 3.5 Letters of Recommendation 3.6 Respective Contributions 3.7 The Second Time Around-Performing a Second Postdoctoral Training Chapter 4. Who's the Boss?-Sponsor, Collaborators, and Consultants 4.1 Biosketch 4.2 Sponsor and Cosponsor Information 4.3 Is It Necessary to Include a Cosponsor-Yes or No? Chapter 5. Blind Them with Science-The Research Training Plan 5.1 Specific Aims 5.2 Significance 5.3 Approach Chapter 6. Last but Not Least: Institutional Environment, Training Potential, and Other Scored Items 6.1 Institutional Environment 6.2 Training Potential 6.3 Overall Impact Score 6.4 Other Scored Items Chapter 7. Details, Details, Details-Nonscored Items, Formatting, and the Cover Letter 7.1 Project Summary/Abstract 7.2 Project Narrative 7.3 Responsible Conduct of Research 7.4 Formatting 7.5 Cover Letter Chapter 8. Now What?-Resubmission 8.1 The Summary Statement 8.2 To Resubmit or Not to Resubmit 8.3 Addressing the Critiques 8.4 Introduction to the Application Appendix. Checklist of Required Items