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NIH Funded Career Development Grant


The Institute of Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) has coordinated a grant writing series, K-Club, intended for junior faculty preparing to submit applications for the NIH Mentored Career Development Awards. These awards are designed to promote the career development of specific groups of individuals based on their past training and career stage.

The objective of these programs is to bring candidates to the point where they are able to conduct their research independently and are competitive for major grant support.

This structured,  workshop series is designed to assist junior faculty and fellows who are preparing competitive career development grant applications for October 2018 NIH submission. The program is broken up into 3 grant writing workshop that will prepare applicants to submit a K award.

Workshop 1: Grant Preparation; Specific Aims August 10
Workshop 2: Grant Preparation; Career Development Plans, Significance and Innovation and Additional Information August 24
Workshop 3: Grant Preparation; Full Draft Preparation September 14

All sessions will take place from 9-11am at UCI Medical Center (final location TBD)

Application to attend the grant writing workshop includes: Signed MOU, NIH Biosketch and a Draft of Specific AIMS.

Applications for the K Club are due to
Diana Vigil via email (dvigil1@uci.edu) by August 3

For questions please contact Diana Vigil; 949-824-1231 (dvigil1@uci.edu)