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Why apply for a fellowship? 

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Individual Support

Samples and Summary Statements

Review applications and summary statements from other SMD trainees who have received NIH fellowships (requires URMC login).

Happening Now

Wednesday 1/26/22– Session 1:
Fundamentals and Logistics of Starting a Fellowship Application

Thursday 1/27/22 – Session 2:
Writing the Applicant Background and Goals & Biosketch

Friday 1/28/22 – Session 3
Writing Specific Aims and Research Strategy
Monday 1/31/22 – Q&A Follow-up Session
Open office hours with Dr. Smolock 

Recent Seminars and Workshops

Applying for a F Award
By Dr. PJ Simpson-Haidaris, Associate Professor of Medicine

Grant Writing and Funding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Researchers
By Dr. M. Kerry O'Banion, Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Preparing a Fellowship Application
By Dr. Constantine G. Haidaris, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

UR ASE Fellowship Workshop
By UR Arts, Sciences and Engineering leadership

SMD Information that May be Required for Your Application

The following links require URMC login.

Online Resources


To Resubmit or Not to Resubmit?
From Inside Higher Ed, by Lesley McCollum
After submitting an NIH F31 NRSA application, McCullom's grant was awarded on resubmission.

NIH Resources

NIH Training and Fellowship Programs, and Loan Repayment - March 2015

NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F30 and F31)

NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships (F32)

Tips to Prepare a Fellowship Application

Review Guidelines and Critique Template (requires URMC login)

Podcasts and Webinars

Podcasts from NYAS

Grantsmanship for Graduate Students and Postdocs: F30, F31, F32

Podcasts from NIH

Graduate Students Considering a Postdoc | Transcript

Writing a Fellowship Application | Transcript

Fellowship Awards