Online Course: Funding Your Research: NIH – February 19-April 15

Session Dates: February 19 – April 15, 2020
Application Deadline: February 5, 2020

Funding Your Research: NIH is an online course that will give participants an overview of the NIH grant submission process. The NIH offers a range of different funding mechanisms and this course will cover general principles related to NIH grant writing, but there is a particular focus on the R01 and K series of mentored career development grants. Participants will learn from researchers who have successfully applied for NIH funding and from researchers who have served on study sections.


  • MD, PhD, DMD, ScD, DNP, or equivalent doctorate-level degree.
  • Participants should have some experience applying for funding (NIH or otherwise) or have taken Successful Grant Writing Strategies.
  • Biomedical scientists, researchers, and MDs outside of Harvard are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Time Commitment: 

  • Two-to-three hours per week over eight weeks.


  • Free for Harvard-affiliated institutions
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