SAEM Grants Guide and DirectoryAlthough not a substitute for good mentorship and career guidance, the following is a guide to research grants and funding sources with several links to internal and external resources. This Guide and Directory was compiled by the SAEM Research Committee.
A. Why do I want grant?
A first good step when applying for a grant is to consider what your goals are.
- Get training in research
- Answer a small research question
- Build my research career
- Become an “independent investigator”
- Help develop a new pharmaceutical/medical device
B. What grants are appropriate for my stage of career?
Certain grants are targeted towards investigators at different stages of their career.
- Medical student
- Fellow/Junior Faculty
- Established Investigator
- Overview of a Typical Career Pathway
- Places to Search For Grants
C. How do I go about writing a grant?
Once you have an idea of which grant you want to apply for, get to it!