- NIH YouTube page
- Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course
- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing
- "How to Fail in Grant Writing" from The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 5, 2010
- "Becoming a Successful Principal Investigator" from The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 7, 2010
- "It's Not About Me: Musings of a Grant Writer" by Virginia Burggraf, Professor of Geriatric Nursing, Radford University. Reprinted with permission from NCURA Magazine, published by the National Council of University Research Administrators, December 2010, Volume XLII, No. 7, p. 30.
- "New Rules! Here's what you need to know about the federal government's new grant
from The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 19, 2014
- "NSF's merit review process determines which research has the greatest potential" YouTube Video by NSF
- "Video: Foundations Reveal What They Look For in Grant Proposals" by Idit Knaan and Megan O'Neil, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 1, 2014
- National Institutes of Health Grant Seminars
- National Institutes of Health Podcasts and Transcripts
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Days
- NSF Regional Grants Conferences & Other Outreach Activities
- Department of Education, Resources for Researchers
- Foundation Center’s Atlanta Training Schedule (many basic courses are free)
- Council on Undergraduate Research Institutes
Information about Peer Review
Understanding the Review Process
- The National Science Foundation’s Merit Review page explains the merit review process and how award decisions are made by NSF. The site also includes information on why and how to become a reviewer.
- The National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review has produced a series of videos to show how the peer-review process functions.
- "Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review: Webinars for Applicants" provide in depth information for PIs, targeting NIH's different funding mechanisms: R15, Fellowship, SBIR/STTR. and R01.
For more information on peer review policies and practices visit the following web sites:
- National Institutes for Health
- The Department of Energy
- The National Endowment for the Humanities
- The National Endowment for the Arts (including the role of state arts agencies and private support)
These are only a few examples of the peer review processes used by agencies to which KSU faculty frequently apply. Always check your application guidelines for specific information about how your grant will be reviewed.