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Exploring Government (Federal) Grant Opportunities

The significant decline in research funding over the last decade or so has left a long trail of unfunded research proposals that were high in both the quality and potential. It does not make an exception whether you are an already established scientist, mid-career investigator, or a researcher who is struggling to begin an independent career. Funding resources to keep
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The Life Cycle of a Grant

The grant life cycle is an overview of an extensive and complicated process of research funding mechanism that involves everything in its entirety from proposal solicitation, application, and submission to administration. A grant life cycle is significant to comprehend otherwise complex research policies and procedures required to identify funding opportunities, apply, manage, and subsequently qualify for the grant award. Most
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Resubmitting Application for a Rejected Grant

Writing a grant application is not an easy feat, but successfully qualifying for one is an even tall order. Professor Nicholas Graves from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) estimated grant success by surveying samples from several applicants. He calculated that writing grant applications took 38 person-days of work each, and given the notoriously low success rate, it is a tremendous investment in
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Common Errors in Specific Aims Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them

Writing a grant proposal is a tad trickier for the early-career investigators. The application contains multiple sections that must highlight the respective features of a proposed research project. One of these sections is the specific aims section. As the name indicates, it is related to the aims of your research idea and is considered the face-page of the grant application.
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Common Errors in Research Development Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them

The research methodology section is the core of your grant proposal. It is a comprehensive portion that deals with the techniques and analysis of your proposed research idea. The aforementioned specifications are accompanied by the proper justification of your ability. Not to forget, all of this should be scripted without compromising the authenticity of your research project. Therefore, this section
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Common Errors in Budget Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them

“Budget” is the major section of a research grant application. Every research idea needs strong financial support to be able to reach its desired aims. This financial grant can only be availed if you provide a competitive grant application with an excellent budget plan. It is, therefore, essential to have a general idea about research resources when planning out your
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Common Errors in Preliminary Data Section of a Grant Application & How to Correct Them

Every research applicant wants to be in the lead while competing for a grant. The larger grants, like R01, particularly require the preliminary data to stay in the competition. The grant proposals without preliminary research do not stand a chance except for those applying for smaller grants (R03). Acquiring accurate preliminary research information is what every research writer should strive
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Understanding Grant Application Scoring Process

Everyone knows that only the highest scoring grant proposals get awarded. For this, you have to comprehend its scoring process. There are multiple scoring systems worldwide, but the most frequently used system is of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It has a certain priority scoring system to judge the applications. Each criterion has its marks. This article will especially
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U Grants

If you are here looking for the information about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) U Grants, then the chances are you are already somewhat familiar with the vast structure of 27 different NIH institutes and centers (ICs) and a huge variety of federal funding grants differentiated by activity codes. Every year the NIH invests $31 billion in research and development
How to Plan and Write a Budget for Research Grant Proposal
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How to Plan and Write a Budget for Research Grant Proposal

To be a successful candidate for a research grant, you need perfect budget formulation and justification. Here, we will help you plan the research budget for your grant proposal and give you handy tips to transform it in a convincible form. Budget as a Skeletal Support Your budget is the skeleton of your grant proposal. It provides the estimated finance