ONLINE: 2021 Spring Proposal Bootcamp
The Grant Writing Academy’s award-winning Proposal Bootcamp will be offered online in the Spring term (March 29 – June 4). Prior Proposal Bootcamp participants had almost double the proposal success rates as non-Bootcamp trainees (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243973).
*** Registration is closed for our 2021 Spring Proposal Bootcamp. Indicate your interest in our 2021 Autumn Proposal Bootcamp. In the mean time check out these resources.:
- All About the K Award Workbook
- Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Fellowship (F30, F31, F21)
- Finding Funding
- Eight tips for Planning Your Proposal
- Science & Art of Grant Writing Symposium
- Timing your Proposal – Department of Pediatrics resource
- Tools & Templates – RMG’s proposal checklists and templates
Target Audience: Biosciences & School of Medicine Graduate Students, Postdocs, Instructors, Clinical Fellows. Open also to faculty, or staff. Opt-in Peer Review open to only trainees, including Graduate Students, Postdocs, Clinical fellows, Instructors, etc.
Online Spring Proposal Bootcamp includes:
- Self-paced videos and resources to guide the development of your proposal
- Overview of grantsmanship fundamentals
- Tips & resources for writing compelling grants delivered through text & videos
- Opt-in peer review grouping for feedback and opportunities to “think like a reviewer“
- Grant writing tips delivered directly to your in-box each week
- Weekly Office Hours with Grant Coaches via Zoom
- Slack community with other grant writers & Grant Coaches
Recommendations for participants of the Spring Proposal Bootcamp (March 29 – June 4):
- Commit to a writing schedule during the 10 weeks of the course. See our proposed writing schedule on the course website (Canvas).
- Set aside 1-2 hours per week to review materials on course website (Canvas) which are organized as 10 modules.
- Build 2-3 writing blocks into your weekly schedule of at least 2-hours each to draft your proposal documents.
Please register using the link above AND sign-up for BIOS 263 in Axess. The course is credit / no credit. A Satisfactory grade requires: completing the modules in Canvas and participating in the opt-in peer review groups or meeting at least once with a Grant Coach during the Spring Quarter to discuss your proposal or research plan.