GRANT WRITING TIPS. R. Jay Turner, Ph.D Marie E. Cowart Professor Of Sociology and Epidemiology7. HOW TO WRITE YOUR FIRST GRANT. Nothing beats a good idea Be realistic Make the presentation clear and simple Make the presentation easy to read
R. Jay Turner, Ph.D
Marie E. Cowart Professor
Of Sociology and Epidemiology7
What is to be gained by asking the question?
Why are you using the approach you are?
Why are you not using one of the alternatives?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the approach you are using?
How will you deal with them?
Significance, Approach, Innovation, Investigator, Environment
Strengths and Weaknesses
Secure letters confirming their role
Request assignment to the Study Section you select
Not an integrated body of work
Ask SRA and Institute official
Obtain Summary Statement
Read Summary Statement thoroughly and often
Ask a mentor to read Summary Statement
Mentor and yourself should highlight issues for attention
Enumerating each criticism and the actions you propose to take
No finger pointing or accusations
Admit the reviewers were right
Reorganize and simplify presentation
Provide more detail
Provide preliminary data in response
Get a consultant
Add a research aim or eliminate one.
DIPLOMATICALLY point out reviewer error
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