Accepting Applications: Summer 2021 Federal Grant Writing Workshop

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is inviting applications to participate in a summer-long, weekly federal grant writing workshop. The longitudinal workshop will occur Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:30 pm beginning April 28, 2021 and ending August 4, 2021 (note: the first two sessions on April 28 and May 5 will be 3:00-5:00 pm).

The program will be capped at 10 individuals, necessitating a competitive application process. The review committee will prioritize Early Career Faculty, but will consider applications from more Senior Faculty. The program will focus on writing a successful grant application for cancer-related NIH R01 grants. Those accepted to the program will be notified in early April 2021.

Application eligibility

  • To be eligible for the workshop, participants must be at least assistant staff at Cleveland Clinic or assistant professor at UH/CWRU, more senior Faculty (Associate or Full) are also eligible.
  • Application requires a signed statement that the applicant understands that this is an intensive weekly workshop with considerable outside work and that they will attend ALL meetings of the workshop, submit all homework on time, complete peer mentoring assignments and actively participate in discussions.

Additional application components

  1. 1-page specific aims of the project planned to be worked on throughout the workshop.
  2. 1 paragraph outline of goals of participating in the workshop, including the targeted NIH Institute.
  3. Applicant's current CV.

Application instructions

Please submit your application materials (signed statement of participation, Specific Aims page, Goals paragraph and current CV) to the Office of Cancer Training and Education (OCTER) via email to Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2021. You may address any questions to the same email.