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An Intensive, Interactive Course for Health Sciences Junior Faculty

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GWC enhances junior faculty NIH grantsmanship. Over several months, junior faculty participate in 9 sessions based on structured, formative assessment using The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook (NIH version) and develop a complete draft of an NIH grant proposal. We offer three discipline-versions of GWC: 1) Population and Behavioral Health, 2) Basic and Translational Research, and 3) Automation, Machine-Learning, Computation, and Implementation in Health (subject to change based on faculty interest).


"This course was one of the most useful things i have done for my career development to date."

– 2020 junior faculty participant


"The Grant Writing Course was focused and appropriately paced for a diverse group of junior faculty in basic science and clinical research fields… I look forward to this course becoming an essential part of training for all fellows and junior faculty across Health Sciences."

– christina chambers, phD


"I loved the intensive structure of the course that allowed us to dig deep in how best to present ideas in the NIH grant form."

– davey smith, mD



Interested in GWC?

GWC 2022 applications are now closed. If you are interested in participating in GWC in 2023, please fill out the interest form:

GWC Interest Form

Additional Information

GWC Curriculum

Funding Resources

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