Proposal Development Award

The OVPR offers a competitive award to provide faculty with one-on-one assistance in implementing the techniques and timeline for NIH grant preparation presented in the Grant Writing Seminar.

ABOUT THE PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD FOR NIH GRANTS

The OVPR offers this competitive award to provide faculty with one-on-one assistance in implementing the techniques and timeline for NIH grant preparation presented in the OVPR grant writing seminar. Applicants focusing on R15 and K Awards are strongly preferred.

Throughout the award period, expert consultation is provided by Skype, phone, email, and written commentary. Strict timelines and deliverables for both the faculty and the consultant are observed. Upon completion, awardees will have a fully-developed, peer-reviewed proposal that is ready for submission to a funding agency.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member
  • Attendance at the OVPR grant writing seminar within two years of application or had competitive federal funding within the past five years

APPLICATION PROCESS

The self-nomination form must be emailed to research@baylor.edu by 5 pm CST. Faculty who self-nominate will receive an email from the consultant within two weeks providing instructions for completing the application process, which includes developing sections for a pre-proposal.

The Proposal Development Award application and pre-proposal will be competitively reviewed and selected mid-August. Awards will be made based upon the evaluation, including overall merit, and the availability of funding.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The competition for FY 20 is in progress.

The next submission for FY 21 is due May 2020.

2019 TIMELINE

DATE
ITEM
May 24
Self-nomination form emailed to research@baylor.edu by 5pm CST
May 29
Instructions on initial proposal sent to candidates from ATG
July 15
Initial proposal (Overview + Significance) due from Candidates
July 19
Candidates selected
August 1
Critiques returned to the selected faculty
Week of August 8
Group meeting, video conference, individual conferences
One Week from one-on-one meeting
Revisions to consultant
Week of September 10
Revisions returned 1 week from receipt
November 5
Full proposals due
November 29
Critiques returned

Self-Nomination Form

Questions?

Contact Dr. Stacey L. Smith with questions on our Proposal Development Award.
Stacey_L_Smith@baylor.edu
(254) 710-3252