Principal Investigators Association
If you are currently preparing your R01 grant application, are soon to renew an existing grant, or will be seeking NIH funding in the near future look no further.

You can now get all the winning strategies you should apply in your next R01 grant application in one place:
NIH R01 Grant Application Mentor: An Educational How-to Manual.

This manual includes 300 pages of insider guidance divided into 8 thorough sections. Inside this manual you will find:

  • Expert advice for developing your Project Summary/Abstract, Biographical Sketch, Environment section and Research Plan
  • Surefire guidance to ensure your Research Strategy addresses your project’s Innovation, Significance, Approach and Overall Impact
  • Understanding of why your budget’s numbers are almost as important as the words you use to tell your research’s story
  • An insider’s view of special considerations for special agents, human and animal subject
  • The do’s and don’t’s of submitting your grant application
  • A 50-minute recording entitled “Crafting Your R01 Proposal Like the Pros: 10 Insider Tips Revealed,” and much more!

Each section includes checks to ensure you’re following NIH guidelines every step along the way.

Don’t waste your precious time going through vague grant-writing guides. This manual offers everything you need to know to craft a superior proposal, maximizing your chances for NIH R01 funding.

But don’t take our word for it. Hundreds of research professionals are already benefitting from this expert guidance.


A Look Inside Your NIH R01 Grant Application How-to Manual

(click on each section below to learn more):

Section 1: Preparation: What Every PI Should Know Before You Start Applying

Section 2: Successfully Use Your Biosketch and Abstract to Define Your Project and Your Qualifications

Section 3: Prove Your Environment Supports Your Research

Section 4: Research Plan: Make the Most of Your Significance, Innovation, Approach and Overall Impact

Section 5: Special Considerations for Research Involving Humans, Animals or Select Agents

Section 6: Modular and Detailed Budget Strategies That Support Your Proposal

Section 7: Tactics for Submitting a Winning Proposal

Section 8: Understand NIH’s Review Process and Your Role in It

A Look at Your 50-Minute Recording: Crafting Your R01 Proposal like the Pro’s: 10 Insider Tips Revealed (Available in CD, MP4 or PDF Transcript)

During this 50-minute session Dr. Dorothy Lewis shares her top 10 tactics to help you craft a competitive proposal.

Dr. Lewis has a 25-year history of writing grant applications, including vast experience with the new scoring system. Her successful track record for winning grants has given her a valuable “in the trenches” perspective that can benefit you, at whichever stage you find yourself.

Don’t miss out on this invaluable advice from a veteran grant winner!

  • Is RO1 Mechanism Right for You?
  • How to Determine if the Work is HOT!
  • How to Make Specific Aims Count
  • Key Differences Between Impact and Significance
  • The Biggest Mistake Made by Both New and Old Investigators
  • Why Your Writing Style Matters
  • And More!


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And now you can order your NIH R01 Grant Application Mentor: An Educational How-to Manual,
2013 Edition
in PDF format, including your 50-minute how-to recording in CD, MP4 or PDF Transcript

for only  $299! (a savings of $400).  Print version only $75 more.


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This mentoring curriculum is an independent resource of expert analysis and option, plus color-coded exact copies of NIH words when they are especially helpful. But our authors also restated key points in more clear language where they felt the government writers strayed into “grey areas” or even bureaucratese. Plus, we’ve supplied actual language from funded grants to show how other PIs have handled challenging zones to help jump start your own proposal.

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This manual is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The presented information is not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the National Science Foundation (NSF), nor is it endorsed by these agencies. All views expressed are those personally held by the authors and are not official government policies or opinions.