Training for Bench, Clinical, Biomedical, Translational and Population Health Researchers

Are you planning to submit a Career Development Award? Have you assembled mentors and developed a Specific Aims page, but want to ensure that you submit the most competitive application possible? The Career Development Award Grant Writing Workshop, sponsored by the BU CTSI, is open to Faculty and accomplished Post-doctoral Students/Fellows who will be remaining at BU. This course is offered in the Spring and Fall, and consists of 7, 2-hour sessions. (Space is limited, and Participants will be selected based on a competitive application process.)

Participants in the course will:

  • Write a concise, rigorous specific aims page for a career development award application
  • Collaborate with mentors to formulate and refine a career development and research plan
  • Write all sections of a career development award application using appropriate grantspersonship strategies and with consideration of review criteria
  • Participate in a mock grant application review once all sections of the application have been written
  • Provide constructive peer feedback on interim drafts of sections of career development award proposals during each session of the course. The ultimate goal is submission of a successful Career Development Award.

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