Grant Writing Course

Course Director: 

Lisa M. Schwiebert, Ph.D.
lschwieb@uab.edu 

Spring 2015

"Grant Writing for Postdoctoral Fellows"

Objective:

This course will introduce every aspect of grant writing to postdoctoral fellows and will be instructed by successful grant writers. Class topics will include:

  • Selecting postdoctoral-related funding mechanisms
  • Writing individual grant sections
  • Understanding administrative policies
  • Experiencing peer review in a 'mock study section' format

 

Requirements:

Throughout the course, participants are expected to write a grant application. All grants will be critiqued by participating faculty in a mock study section format. This course is open to postdoctoral fellows in any discipline in which extramural individual fellowship funding is available.

Class meeting schedule:

In general, the class meets for 2 hours every week over 10 weeks. The announcement for the class schedule will be in December 2014.  Please stay tuned for details.   

Course enrollment is limited to 25 participants.
To enroll, please contact postdocs@uab.edu.
 

   

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