GRANT WRITING: NIH AND OTHER FUNDING SOURCES Syllabus

330.632.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 1 Credit(s)
F 8:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Learn grant writing strategies.
    • Students will be introduced to multiple funding sources available from NIH, including K, R01, R03, R21, and related mechanisms
    • Students will be introduced to components of grant writing, including typical flaws and strengths of specific aims, research design, and others key grant sections.
    • Students will be introduced to multiple decision making processes with respect to choosing topics, funding mechanisms, and formulating grant applications.
  • Course Description

    Introduces students to grant writing strategies with special focus on NIH applications, including decisions and strategies related to applying for R01s, R03s, Ks, and other mechanisms. Also introduces key application components as well as pitfalls to avoid when writing initial applications. Addresses decisions related to responding to Program Announcements versus Request for Applications, variations across NIH institutes, communicating with NIH staff, and related issues.

  • Intended Audience

    All persons interested in learning strategies related to writing and submitting applications for NIH awards.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation and/or final exam.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.