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Sample Grant Applications & Letters of Support

CTSI maintains a library of successful award applications. Sample application types include: F32, K01, K08, K23, K24, K99/R00, R01 and U54 applications plus NIH Biosketches (2015 version). To request access to 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. 

*You do not need to be a UCLA affiliate to get a UCLA Logon ID. If you do not have an ID, you can obtain one by following these simple steps.

Request Access to the Grant Library

Eligibility: the library of successful proposals is an internal resource and accessible only to UCLA CTSI (Cedars-Sinai, CDU, Harbor-UCLA, and UCLA) faculty, fellows, residents, students, staff and volunteers. Access will only be granted to requestors with UCLA Logon IDs associated with approved institutional email addresses. Personal email addresses are not allowed. For questions on access, please contact CTSIWD@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.

Grant Writing Tips

Click the below links to obtain tips on the following components:

Click here to obtain tips on the following:

  • General Grant-Writing Tips
  • K and K-to-R Grant-Writing Tips
  • Diversity Supplements
  • Guide to CTSI Grant Writing Resources
  • NIH Application Guide
  • NIH Resources and Grant-Writing Tips
  • UCLA's Commonly Needed Information
  • UCLA Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research: Research Enhancement materials
  • Funding Search Tools

NIH Sample Applications and Summary Statements

NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH National Cancer Institute

Other Resources

UCLA Department of Neurology - Grant Application Samples

The UCLA Department of Neurology has a library of grant applications accessible to UCLA personnel through UCLA Box (login required). For assistance, contact Laura Saade.