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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.

viewing successful grants

Funded Grants Library contains over 200
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

Seminars presented by senior faculty and curated by career stage.

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

Newman Seminars for faculty on a career
development award.

See all events

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!
Deeper Dive
pro tips for writing a strong grant application
Success

Assistant Professor

Department
Medicine (General Internal Medicine & Public Health)
Award Type
  • R01 Recipient

Associate Professor

Department
Medicine (Rheumatology)
Award Type
  • R01 Recipient

Assistant Professor

Department
Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Award Type
  • K23

Assistant Professor

Department
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Award Type
  • R01 Recipient



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