Apply Now: Introduction to Grant Writing for Postdoctoral Trainees

Date and Time

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

ADAPT Stage Event Type

Learning Community

Professional Development Topic

Grant and Fellowship Writing


1105 Scaife Hall, UPMC Conference Center


Enroll in this one-credit, eight-week graduate course to develop the skills needed to effectively communicate your scientific discoveries and to successfully compete for research training support.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will have learned the:
(1) process of applying for external funding and the types of federal and foundation mechanisms available;
(2) skills necessary to effectively communicate a hypothesis; and

(3) skills necessary to complete a grant application.


January 27, 2020 through March 30, 2020

6 to 8 p.m.

Who Can Apply

This course is targeted to post-graduate PhD- and MD-level scientists interested in applying for National Institutes of Health (NIH) F and K series grants (including K99/R00), other federal training grants (e.g., VA, DoD) or nonfederal foundations grants.

How to Apply

The application process is outlined on the Introduction to Grant Writing web page. There is more information on how you can apply.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2020 or until the class capacity is full.

Sponsoring Entity: 
Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD)
Target Audience: 
Contact for Limited Enrollment:

Limited Enrollment