How to Write a Grant Application

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 11, 2010 - Medical - 144 pages
This concise guide covers the important angles of your grant application, whether for a health research project or personal training programme, and will help you be among the successful applicants.

The author, a reviewer for grant funding organisations and internationally respected research scientist, gives you the benefit of his experience from both sides of the process in this easy-to-use, readable guide. The book takes you through the grant application process, explaining how to:

  • Present the justification for the proposed project
  • Describe the study design clearly
  • Estimate the financial costs
  • Understand a typical review process, and how this can influence the contents of the grant application

The author provides practical advice on a range of project types (observational studies, clinical trials, laboratory experiments, and systematic reviews) to increase the chance that your application will be successful. There are also tips on what to avoid throughout the application.

With generic information about application requirements, How to Write a Grant Application is ideal for healthcare professionals seeking a health services or scientific grant.


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project grants
People involvedin thestudy
Justification for the study
Describing the study design
Associated documents with the grant
Financial costs
Funding body review process
Annual reports and applyingfora grant

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Allan Hackshaw, Deputy Director of the Cancer Research UK and University College London Cancer Trials Centre, and Reader in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, London, UK

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