General Advice (Articles)
"It's Not About Me: Musings of a Grant Writer" - PDF - Reprinted with permission from NCURA Magazine, published by the National Council of University Research Administrators, December 2010, Volume XLII, No. 7, p. 30
General Advice (Videos)
Sections of an NSF Proposal: Video tutorials
- References Cited
- Project Summary
- Project Description
- Cover Sheet
- Biographical Sketch
- Budgets: Part I
- Budgets: Part II
- Budgetary Guidelines and Cost Sharing
- Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources
- Current and Pending Support
- Policies and Procedures: What are they and how are they related to each other?
- National Science Foundation Grant Conference 2016 - Webinars
- National Institutes of Health Grant Seminars
- National Institutes of Health Online Briefings and Webinars
- National Institutes of Health Podcasts and Transcripts
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Days
- NSF Regional Grants Conferences & Other Outreach Activities
- U.S. Department of Education, Resources for Researchers
- Foundation Center Atlanta Training Schedule (many basic courses are free)
- Council on Undergraduate Research Institutes
Understanding the Peer 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.
Peer Review Policies and Practices
- National Institutes for Health
- The U.S. Department of Energy
- The National Endowment for the Humanities
- The National Endowment for the Arts
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.
Opportunities to Serve as a Peer Reviewer