The Institute of Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) has coordinated a grant writing series, K-Club, intended for junior faculty preparing to submit applications for the NIH Mentored Career Development Awards. These awards are designed to promote the career development of specific groups of individuals based on their past training and career stage.

The objective of these programs is to bring candidates to the point where they are able to conduct their research independently and are competitive for major grant support.

This structured, workshop series is designed to assist junior faculty and fellows who are preparing competitive career development grant applications for October 2019 NIH submission. The program is broken up into 4 grant writing workshop that will prepare applicants to submit a K award.

Workshop 1: Introduction; Getting Ready to Apply July 18

Workshop 2: Grant Preparation; Specific Aims August 8

Workshop 3: Grant Preparation; Career Development Plans, Significance and Innovation, and Additional Information August 22

Workshop 4: Grant Preparation; Full Draft Preparation September 5

All sessions will take place from 9-11am at UCI Campus (final location TBD)

Application to attend the grant writing workshop includes: Signed MOU, NIH Biosketch and a Draft of Specific AIMS.

Applications for the K Club are due to Marguerite Klumb via email (mklumb@uci.eduby July 15

For questions please contact Marguerite Klumb; 949-824-3351 (mklumb@uci.edu)