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Grant-Writing Tools

Learn how to coordinate the planning, research, writing, and packaging of your grant proposals, and how to use concise and persuasive writing to convey how your research matches the goals and objectives of a funding opportunity.

  • NIH Grants Process Overview
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research describes the steps researchers must take to plan, write, submit, revise, and resubmit a grant application. Resources for each step of the process provide guidance from NIH experts that can help maximize your understanding of the grants process and help you submit a successful grant application.
  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
    Virtual lectures provide tips for grant applicants, describe how CSR handles applications submitted to the National Institutes of Health, and demonstrate how a peer review panel evaluates grant applications.
  • The Research Assistant
    Provides research support through a grant-writing tutorial, databases, statistical support, anecdotes from seasoned researchers, and links to other searchable Web sites.