A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant

By

  • Andrew Hollenbach, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant provides 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, a deeper understanding of the exact purpose of each section of the application, and key suggestions and recommendations on how to best construct each and every section of the application.

A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant is a solid resource for trainees and their mentors to use as a guide when constructing F30, F31, and F32 grant applications. 

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Audience

Predoctoral students (both Ph.D. and M.D. /Ph.D.) and postdoctoral researchers that are eligible to submit a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA training grant as well as their mentors and advisors.

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-420187-3


Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Ruth L. Kirschstein – The Woman and Her Legacy
Chapter 2: The People Behind the Curtain – Understanding the Review Process
Chapter 3: Who Are You? – The Fellowship Applicant
Chapter 4: Who’s the Boss? – Sponsor, Collaborators, and Consultants
Chapter 5: Blind Them With Science – The Research Training Plan
Chapter 6: Institutional Environment, Training Potential, and Other Scored Items
Chatper 7: Details, Details, Details – Non-scored Items, Formatting, and the Cover Letter
Chapter 8: Now What? – Resubmission
Appendix: Checklist of Required Items
Acknowledgements