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GS21 1171 NIH Fellowship Proposal Development

  • Course Director(s): Raquel Salinas
  • Semester: Spring and Fall
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Grading System: Pass/Fail
  • Prerequisites: GS21 1152: Scientific Writing, GS03 1111: Scientific Writing for Grant Proposals, GS07 1092: Topics in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases or equivalent course.


This course is designed for students who intend to submit an NIH fellowship application (F30 or F31) at the end of the course. Participants will learn about the components of a fellowship application, how to develop an effective training plan, and the peer review process. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a complete draft of their application. Participants are expected to have completed the GSBS Scientific Writing Course, or equivalent, as the Research Strategy and Specific Aims sections will not be covered.

Course Outline NIH Fellowship Proposal Development