Witten by well-respected editors with proven success in grant writing, this book will provide comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up. The book provides advice on planning, executing, submitting, and revising grant proposals in order to maximize their chances of success.
* Explores general strategies and tactics including laying the groundwork, follow-up, attracting colleagues to participate, revisions, and resubmissions
* Examines key mistakes that grant-proposers often make and offers suggestions for how to avoid them
* Includes tips for writing specific proposal for various agencies
Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. He was most recently President and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Wyoming. Before that, he was Provost and Senior Vice President at Oklahoma State University as well as Regents Professor of Psychology and Education and George Kaiser Family Foundation Professor of Ethical Leadership. He was previously Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, where he was also professor of psychology and education. Prior to that, he was IBM Professor of Psychology and Education and Professor of Management at Yale University. Sternberg received his Ph.D. from Stanford and is the recipient of 13 honorary doctorates. In addition, he has won more than two dozen awards for his work. He is a former president of the American Psychological Association and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. He is the author of roughly 1,500 books, articles, and book chapters.
1. Securing a Research Grant - Robert Sternberg 2. Guide to Professional Begging - Emilie Rissman 3. Mistakes That Grant Proposers Make - Robert Levenson 4. It's Not Just the Science: Navigating the National Institutes of Health Application Process - Robin A. Barr 5. Navigating the Grant Process at the National Institutes of Health - William Riley, Tracy Waldeck, Lisa Onken 6. Writing a Grant Proposal for the National Institiutes of Health: Generalities and Specifics - Howard Eichenbaum 7. Applying for a Research Grant From the National Institutes of Health: A Primer - Nathan Fox 9. Writing a Grant Proposal for the National Science Foundation - John Dovidio, Louis Penner, Terrance Albrecht 10. Obtaining Department of Defense Funding for Research in the Behavioral Sciences - Susan Chipman 11. Writing Grant Proposals for Military Agencies - Eduardo Salas, Marissa Shuffler 12. Preparing Institute of Education Sciences Applications: There's (Almost) an App for That - Lynn Okagaki 13. Securing Support for High-Quality Scientific Research and Development in Educational Sciences - Eva Baker 14. Diversifying Your Funding Portfolio: The Role of Private funders - Susan Fitzpatrick, M. Dolezalek 15. Seeking Funding From Private Foundations - Morton Gernsbacher 16. Funding Opportunities at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Cynthia Null, Bettina Beard 17. Building a Strong Institutional Research Training Program - Jon Atherton, Nathan Hansen, Jeannette Ickovics 18. Interdisciplinary and Interinstitutional Collaboration on Research Grants: Hard but Fun! - Denise Park 8. While You're Up, Get Me a Grant! Grantsmanship From the Perspective of a Retired National Science Foundation Grant Giver - Joseph L. Young