Building Your Career

Complete a Grant Proposal

Steps to writing aStrong grant application
6 Months to a Completed Grant Proposal
Steps to Complete a Grant Proposal
deciding which grant to write

Finding grants best suited for you and your science.

Funding Board curates biomedical
funding opportunities, with emphasis on
early career researchers, pilot research, and
foundation sponsors.

NIH RePORTER and Matchmaker.

viewing successful grants

Funded Grants Library contains over 390
funded grant applications written by Vanderbilt
and Meharry investigators including Rs, Ks, & Fs.

Keeping steady progress to completion

Grant Pacing Workshops are a practical series
of workshops and peer accountability meetings
designed to pace attendees to the completion of
a grant.

Register: T -6
Session 1: T-5
Session 2: T-4

Submitting materials for an edge review

Edge Review is an NIH-like internal study
section by senior Vanderbilt faculty.

Survey of Intent: T-3
Submit grant materials: T-2
Receive edge review: T-1

learning from the pros

Grant Writing Fundamentals Online Workshop

Edge Seminars for MD and PhD investigators completing training and establishing their careers.

Newman Seminars for faculty on a career development award.

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perfecting a grant

EdgeforScholars.org strategizes about how to do
great research, get grants, negotiate for resources,
refine writing, cultivate leadership skills, and
achieve goals.

View Grants and Funding posts detailing the
whole process.

Pro tip: start early!
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