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Guidance: Simple Examples of a Resume and CV

Resume Example

CV Example

Grant Proposal Preparation
NIH Funding Opportunities
Nationally Coveted Scholarships
NSF Program Announcements



Free Funding Resources
Subscription Funding Resources
Federal: Pre-doctoral

Federal: Post-doctoral

Grant Writing Guides
Grant Writing Books
Logic Model/Evaluation
Team Science

 Free resources to locate funding opportunities:

FIND and APPLY for government grants http://www.grants.gov

FedBizOps (federal contracts) http://www.cbd-net.com/

The National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/funding/

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research http://grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm

USDA Programs and Services http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=GRANTS_LOANS

The Foundation Center (partial access for free) http://fdncenter.org


 Resources to locate funding opportunities that require an institutional subscription:

Grant Resource Center http://www.aascu.org/GRCinfo/Grant_Search/

IRIS http://www.library.illinois.edu/iris/

Research Professional http://www.researchresearch.com/

The Community of Science http://www.cos.com

The Foundation Center http://fdncenter.org


 Federal programs that support predoctoral students:

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP, November deadline) http://www.nsfgrfp.org/how_to_apply/application_materials

National Science Foundation SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SBE DDRIG, deadlines vary) http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13453

National Institutes of Health (usually 3 cycles per year), Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity)



 Federal programs that support postdoctoral fellows:

National Institutes of Health (usually 3 cycles per year), Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows (Parent F32) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-110.html)

Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-063.html

New and Early Stage Investigator Policies: Archives and Resources http://grants.nih.gov/grants/new_investigators/resources.htm

US Department of Agriculture, Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program (anticipate a May deadline) http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/pdfs/10_nnf_final.pdf

 Examples of completed grant proposals:

Grant Proposal Example http://www.grantproposal.com/proposal_anger_inner.html

Samples and Examples (new revised format examples are anticipated, Fall 2010)



 National Science Foundation (NSF) Links:

Grant Proposal Guide http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=gpg

Award and administration Guide http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=aag

How to Prepare Your Proposal http://nsf.gov/funding/preparing/

Active Funding Opportunities http://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_list.jsp?org=NSF&ord=date

Merit Review http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/meritreview/

Intellectual Merit http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf11001/gpg_3.jsp#IIIA1

Broader Impacts http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/gpg/broaderimpacts.pdf

Grants.gov Application Guide http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide


 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Links:

Grants Process Overview http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grants_process.htm

Types of Grant Programs http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/funding_program.htm

Grant Application Basics http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grant_basics.htm

NIH Forms & Applications http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms.htm

Due Dates & Submission Policies http://grants.nih.gov/grants/dates.htm

Peer Review Process http://grants.nih.gov/grants/peer_review_process.htm

Sample R01 Applications and Summary Statements http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/grant/pages/appsamples.aspx

 Some Grant Proposal Writing Guides:

NSF-How to prepare your proposalhttp://www.nsf.gov/funding/preparing/index.jsp

USDA-How to write a grant proposal  http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/SupportDocuments/tn13GrantProposal.pdf

Proposal Writing Short Course http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/

How to Win a Graduate Fellowship http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Win-a-Graduate/46782/

A Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing http://www.oema.us/files/Gude_to_Grant_Writing.pdf

Grant Proposal Writing Tips http://www.cpb.org/grants/grantwriting.html

Art of Grantsmanship http://www.hfsp.org/funding/art-grantsmanship

On the Art of Writing Proposals http://www.ssrc.org/publications/view/7A9CB4F4-815F-DE11-BD80-001CC477EC70/

Proposal Writing Short Course http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html

Developing and Writing Grant Proposals http://njms.umdnj.edu/research/orsp/DevelopingAndWritingGrantProposals.htm

General Tips on Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal & Preparing a Budget http://www.epa.gov/ogd/recipient/tips.htm

Proposal Writer’s Guide http://orsp.umich.edu/proposals/PWG/pwgcontents.html

How to Develop and Write a Grant Proposal http://opencrs.com/document/RL32159/

Grant Writing Tips Sheets http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grant_tips.htm

Quick Guide for Grant Applications http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/extra/extdocs/gntapp.pdf

Common Mistakes in NIH Applications http://www.ninds.nih.gov/funding/grantwriting_mistakes.htm

All About Grants Tutorials http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/grant/pages/aag.aspx

A Guide for Proposal Writing http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04016/nsf04016.pdf

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal http://learnerassociates.net/proposal/

Grants Glossary & Acronyms List

 Some Grant Proposal Writing Books:

The Grant Application Writer's Workbook, National Insititutes of Health Version, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, SW Russell and DC Morrison

The Grant Application Writer's Workbook, National Science Foundation Version, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, SW Russell and DC Morrison

NIH R01 Grant Application Mentor: An Instructional Manual, Principal Investigators Association

Writing the NIH Grant Proposal: A Step-By-Step Guide, W Gerin

Webster’s New World Grant Writing Handbook (2004) SD Wason

The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need (2006) E Karsh and AS Fox

Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals (2007) LF Locke, WW Spirduso, SJ Silverman

The Foundation Center’s Guide to Proposal Writing (2007) JC Geever

The 'How To' Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants (2011) DG Bauer

Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Application (2012) OO Yang

  Grant Writing Goals, Objectives, and Specific Aims:

SMART Criteria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMART_criteria

Logic Models and Evaluation Plans: LOGIC MODEL TEMPLATE

W. K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide http://www.wkkf.org/knowledge-center/resources/2006/02/WK-Kellogg-Foundation-Logic-Model-Development-Guide.aspx

W. K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook http://www.wkkf.org/knowledge-center/resources/2010/W-K-Kellogg-Foundation-Evaluation-Handbook.aspx

 Some Team Science References:

Brainard, J. (2002). U.S. Agencies Look to Interdisciplinary Science. In Chronicle of Higher Education, pp. A20-A22.

Rhoten, D. (2004). Interdisciplinary Research: Trend or Transition. Items and Issues: Social Science Research Council 5, 6-11.

Huerta, M.F., Farber, G.K., Wilder, E.L., Kleinman, D.V., Grady, P.A., Schwartz, D.A., and Tabak, L.A. (2005). NIH Roadmap interdisciplinary research initiatives. PLoS Comput Biol 1, e59.

Wuchty, S., Jones, B.F., and Uzzi, B. (2007). The Increasing Dominance of Teams in Production of Knowledge. Science 316, 1036-1038.

Stokols, D., Hall, K.L., Taylor, B.K., and Moser, R.P. (2008). The Science of Team Science: Overview of the Field and Introduction to the Supplement. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 35, S77-S89.

Fiore, S.M. (2008). Interdisciplinarity as teamwork - How the science of teams can inform team science. Small Group Research 39, 251-277.

Falk-Krzesinski, H.J., Börner, K., Contractor, N., Fiore, S.M., Hall, K.L., Keyton, J., Spring, B., Stokols, D., Trochim, W., and Uzzi, B. (2010). Advancing the Science of Team Science. Clinical and Translational Sciences 3, 263-266.

Börner, K., Contractor, N., Falk-Krzesinski, H.J., Fiore, S.M., Hall, K.L., Keyton, J., Spring, B., Stokols, D., Trochim, W., and Uzzi, B. (2010). A Multi-Level Systems Perspective for the Science of Team Science. Science Translational Medicine 2, cm24.

Disis, M., and Slattery, J. (2010). The Road We Must Take: Multidisciplinary Team Science. Science Translational Medicine 2, 22cm29.

Falk-Krzesinski, H.J., Hall, K., Stokols, D., and Vogel, A. (2010). Science of Team Science. In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc).

Falk-Krzesinski, H.J., Börner, K., Contractor, N., Cummings, J., Fiore, S.M., Hall, K.L., Keyton, J., Spring, B., Stokols, D., Trochim, W., et al. (2010). Advancing the Science of Team Science. Clinical and Translational Sciences 3.


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