Basic Grantsmanship Iris Lindberg 1/04. Grantsmanship is the art of acquiring peer-reviewed research funding. Format of This Presentation. The NIH grant process itself Elements of a grant proposal Introduction Specific Aims Background and Significance Experimental Design
NIH Grant Receipt Room funding
Or not funding..
Any Questions? funding
Use words like : will provide, will learn, confirm/refute, understand etc… ie you will move the field forward!
Identify the problems before your reviewers do- then say why you don’t believe they will be obstacles, but if they are, what you will do
What Is an Overall Good Grant? funding
Common Sense Items funding
Slide showing 2-column format of a grant (unusual but can be quite readable)
Methods Section (an NIH-acceptable 10 point font) at the end so that the flow of experiments is not interrupted
Most funded grants receive scores between 1.3 and 1.8! at the end so that the flow of experiments is not interrupted
(little discrimination since only 0.5 units of a 5 unit range is really used)