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Sofja Kovalevskaja Award.
Scientists and sholars of all disciplines from abroad are eligible to apply
Submit an application if you are a successful top-rank junior researcher from abroad, only completed your doctorate with distinction in the last six years, and have published work in prestigious international journals or publishing houses. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows you to spend five years building up a working group and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of your own choice at a research institution of your own choice in Germany.
Scientists and scholars from all disciplines may apply online until July 31 2017 to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The Humboldt Foundation plans to grant up to six Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards. The award is valued at up to 1.65 million Euro .
NIH grant preparation: Know your resources
While we would like to report we have assembled a list of secrets to NIH grant writing made easy, the truth is, there is no such thing. A successfully funded grant is a blend of thorough preparation, persistent hard work, scientific ingenuity, expert collaboration, strategic planning and just plain good fortune. We hope that this article will provide sound advice for successful NIH grant writing, whether you are applying for your first fellowship as a pre- or postdoctoral trainee, establishing yourself as an independent investigator or simply looking to improve your grant writing skills. In the following sections we will walk through the key components of the NIH grant writing process from start to finish...
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