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

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. 

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.

Paperback, 122 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-420187-3

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

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