FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAMS
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
All proposals to NSF are submitted electronically through the NSF FastLane System. Proposals must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the general guidelines contained in the NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG). The complete text of the GPG is available electronically here.
Proposals submitted via Grants.gov should be prepared and submitted in accordance with the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide: A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov. The complete text of the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available here.
The following links provide additional information on how to develop your proposal in accordance with NSF standards:
Getting Started With NSF (ppt)
Merit Review Criteria (pdf)
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
If you are new to the NIH grants process, learning all the ins and outs can be a daunting task. The NIH grants process is outlined in the links below. On the NIH website you will find information about the application basics, types of grant programs, and additional information on the Electronic Research Administration. When preparing an NIH Application, be sure you have readily available three documents: Program Announcement, SF424(R&R) Application Guide, and Adobe Forms B1.
Grants Process at a Glance
The following NIH "Grants Process At-A-Glance" chart is provided as a sample of the general time element necessary for a competing application to proceed from Receipt and Referral through the Peer Review process to negotiation and award. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grants_process.htm
SF 424 & (R&R) Application Guides for Restructured Applications Forms
Includes application guides and forms to be used with all competing applications for Research, Career Development, Institutional Training awards, and SBIR/STTR Awards.
Writing Your Application
The tips and guidelines included in this document are not intended to replace your organization's internal guidance, specific advice provided by NIH program or grants management staff, or instructions found in the various application guides. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/writing_application.htm
Developing Your Budget
The link below contains some additional tips and reminders we have found to be helpful for preparing a research grant application, mainly geared towards the SF424 (R&R) application.
Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)
The information found in RePORTER is drawn from several extant databases-eRA databases, Medline, PubMed Central, the NIH Intramural Database, and iEdison-using newly-formed linkages among these disparate data sources. The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm
The following link provides additional information on understanding the content and context of an NIH grant proposal:
NIH Grant Proposal (pdf)
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
To help you plan for your application to the NEA in 2011, please see an overview presentation on the new Grants for Art Projects application guidelines here.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES
NEH offers grants in a variety of categories, click here to learn more about NEH grants. Through this link you are able to click on the name of the grant program and to obtain the application materials.
Last Modified: May 10, 2012