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Getting Ready to Submit your NIH Grant: A Few Practical Tips


As a young researcher getting ready to submit your first grant, you may have questions like what mistakes to avoid in your application? Where to get help? What to do if you do not get a good score on your first submission? And how to make your application exciting and stand out form the rest of the group? Click below for a video from the NIH with some very helpful tips:

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National Conference & Exhibition

October 21-25, 2016
San Francisco, CA

The AAP invites you to the 2016 National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco, CA, October 22-25 (pre-conference session and events Friday, October 21) a thte Moscone Center. The National Conference features over 350 educational sessions in nearly 60 topic areas to suit a variety of learning styles. This experience includes continuing education featuring faculty, best practices, and pharmacological and technical advances from the leaders in pediatrics. Other benefits include the opportunity to connect and network with peers and leaders in pediatrics, attend daily special events, and visit the largest Pediatric Exhibit Hall with the latest products and services.

NCE 2016 Information »

NIH Key contacts

Below you will find listed a few key contacts in several of the different institutes within the NIH. When preparing and submitting a grant, it is imperative to make sure your grant goes to the appropriate institute. Key NIH contacts are more than willing to speak to young investigators to help them along the grant submission path.

NIH Key Contact List »

NIH Research information

Grants(wo)manship for Young Investigators, a presentation by Tonse N.K. Raju, MD, addresses grant mechanisms, supplements to existing grants, NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs, and much more.

All About Grants (podcasts) »

Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5) »

Funding Opportunities »

Funding Opportunities now available in RSS »

Institutes Listing »

Grant Info Listserv »

Grant Peer Review Process »

K Kiosk »

Loan Repayment »

PAS Grant Review Process »

Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools »

TIPS for NIH Grant Applicants »

Marshall Klaus Grants


The following are two successful examples of Marshall-Klaus grants written by fellows in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: one laboratory-based; the other on a clinical research topic.

Vitamin D deficiency in Hispanic compared to Caucasian newborn infants born in Houston, TX »

Attenuation of hyperoxic lung injury by cytochrome P450 inducer b-naphthoflavone »

For more about the Klaus Research Awards »

K-23 Award


This is an example of a successful K-award application, generously shared by Dr. Mandy Brown Belfort at Harvard.Please note that this grant was submitted in an older (longer) format. Please check the NIH website for current application requirements.

Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Rapid Weight Gain in Infancy »

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