External Resources

National Institutes of Health 
Includes information regarding the Institutes, current news and events, general health information, and grants.

Tips for New NIH Grant Applicants

Grantspersonship: An Instruction Manual
Useful advice on how to write successful grant proposals by Beth Fischer and Michael Zigmond from the University of Pittsburgh

The Grant Doctor:
A compilation of useful articles on various aspects of obtaining grants and fellowships by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Why Proposals are Rejected:
Link to article which cites a National Institutes of Health study indicating common reasons why proposals are rejected. See Proposal Writer’s Guide on this same link, which gives detailed advice on writing proposals and provides sample proposals.