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Did you know that roughly 80% of NIH grant applications are not funded?

Finally, there is a useful quick-reference card that you can use to complete your grant proposal and help you get more money from the NIH.

Principal Investigators Association has teamed with grant application experts, to bring you "50 Pearls of NIH Grant Application Wisdom." Keep this convenient card at your desk, and apply these time-tested tips to your NIH grant application.

Knowing how to maximize the NIH grants process is key to your lab's success, and getting through the NIH short form maze is even more so. Here is a collection of critical do's and don'ts that will help you quickly understand the steps you need to take, the missteps to avoid, and the path to follow to get to your NIH grant money.

Whether you are applying for a $10,000 grant or a $1 million grant, these 50 pearls will help get your research funded. Order now to get this expert advice at only 99¢ for each tip.

Work your way through the NIH Short Form maze:

Order today to get the complete list of 50 pearls, and start putting them to use in your grant application!

EXPERT TIP #1: Don’t try to cram in more information than a 12-page application can comfortably hold by using... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #2: Do write your proposal as if you’re telling a story, with a resolution that explicitly explains the... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #3: Do limit your publications list to a total of 15, including the... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #4: Do spend most of your effort on the Approach section, discussing specific... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #5: Do convince reviewers there is a future to your proposal even if you get an... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #6: Do take the long view of impact. Tell reviewers... order now to read more

EXPERT TIP #7: Do use the word “impact” as needed. Using it as often as necessary shows reviewers that... order now to read more

These 50 Tips are brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. Neither the manual nor its contents have any connection with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nor are they endorsed by this agency. All views expressed are those personally held by the author and are not official government policies or opinions.