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Funding

Sample Grant Applications & Letters of Support

CTSI maintains a library of successful Award applications. To request access the CTSI library, please fill out this form (UCLA Logon Required). Click on the video below for step-by-step assistance with the request process.

Request Access to the Grant Library

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Please note that the library of successful proposals is an internal resource and is accessible only to UCLA CTSI faculty, fellows, residents, students, staff and volunteers. If you have further questions about access to the library, please contact agongora@mednet.ucla.edu.

K Sample Applications

Next Steps

Access the CTSI Intranet.
Click on the video at the top of this page for step-by-step assistance with the request process.

The K Award is a Career Development Award for candidates who wish to further develop their careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical research. Applicants are generally required to hold a research or health-professional doctoral degree or its equivalent; eligibility for some Career Development Awards is limited to applicants with health professional doctoral degrees. 

Sample Applications
See "Next Steps" at right for accessing the CTSI online library which has examples of successfully funded K Awards.

R01 Sample Applications

Next Steps

Access the CTSI Intranet.
Click on the video at the top of this page for step-by-step assistance with the request process.

The Research Project Grant (R01) provides support for health-related research and development based on the mission of the National Institutes of Health. R01s can be investigator-initiated or can be in response to a program announcement or request for application. The grant is an award made to support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing the investigator's specific interest and competencies.

Sample Applications
See "Next Steps" at right for accessing the CTSI online library which has examples of successfully funded R01 Awards.


Other Resources

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases provides copies of successful grant applications with summary statements on its website. These materials are copyrighted. To review the applications, click the icons or links below.

Colin Parrish, PhD, of Cornell University
"Structural controls of functional receptor and antibody binding to viral capsids"
Adam Ratner, MD, MPH, of Columbia University
"Gardnerella vaginalis: toxin production and pathogenesis"
Boris Striepen, PhD, of the University of Georgia
"Biology of the apicomplexan plastid"
Carolina Wählby, PhD, of the Broad Institute
"Image analysis for high-throughput C. elegans infection and metabolism assays"

R21 Sample Applications

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases provides copies of successful grant applications with summary statements on its website. These materials are copyrighted. To review the applications, click the icons or links below.

Steven W. Dow, DVM, PhD, of Colorado State University, Fort Collins
"Mechanisms of enteric Burkholderia psuedomallei infection"
Joseph M. McCune, MD, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco
"Human immune system layering and the neonatal response to vaccines"
Peter John Myler, PhD, and Marilyn Parsons, PhD, of the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
"Ribosome profiling of Trypanosoma brucei"
Howard T. Petrie, of Scripps Florida
"Lymphoid signals for stromal growth and organization in the thymus."
Michael N. Starnbach, PhD, of Harvard University Medical School
"Alteration of host protein stability by Legionella"

R21/33 Sample Applications

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases provides copies of successful grant applications with summary statements on its website. These materials are copyrighted. To review the applications, click the icons or links below.

Stephen Dewhurst, PhD, of the University of Rochester
"The semen enhancer of HIV infection as a novel microbicide target"

U54 Sample Applications

UCLA CTSI investigators have generously provided samples of successful grant applications. These materials are copyrighted. To review the applications, click the icons or links below. To request access to additional U54s and other sample grants (largely K proposals), please access the CTSI intranet. A video with step-by-step directions on accessing the grant library can be found under the K Sample applications section on this page.

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Sample Letters of Support

Sample Biosketches (2015 NIH model)

To obtain a sample biosketch, access the CTSI Intranet. Click on the video at the top of this page for step-by-step assistance with the request process.

NIH Biosketch Writing Tips
Go to NIH Biosketch Writing Tips for resources on creating a biosketch.