2022 K&R Writers Series

A 5-month grant writing program with step-by-step instruction, personalized feedback, and a disciplined approach to the development of your K or R grant application.

February 4, 2022

Led by faculty with extensive experience in successful research grant writing, the K&R Writers Series is supported by senior faculty representing multiple disciplines, and by staff with expertise in grant writing.

  • Didactic materials and writing assignments provided prior to each session.
  • Each participant will be paired with a faculty member who will provide written feedback throughout the program.
  • Small group activities for additional guidance.

The program will culminate in a mock study section simulating the review process where participants will receive feedback on their applications.

By the end of the program, your proposal should be in a format that is nearly ready for submission.


  • Be early career faculty or senior-level post-doctoral fellows* who is planning to submit or re-submit a K, R, or foundation grant application in the fall 2022 or spring 2023.
  • Provide a letter of commitment from a scientific mentor who will support the proposal development throughout the program.
  • Submit a current CV, a draft Specific Aims page or a 1-page outline of the proposed research project, and a 1-page outline of the approach section (research strategy).
  • Commit to attending at least 80% of the sessions and complete relevant grant application assignments.

How To Apply

Submit online application by March 14, 2022.

Enrollment will be limited to allow for sufficient faculty feedback to all participants. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program by March 21, 2022.

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