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INBRE Sponsored Grant Writing Workshop Handouts


Getting Started

A Quick Guide for Grant Applications
NIH Cheat Sheet
Online Resources and Tools for NIH Grant Writers 2015
Perspectives on Writing for Peer-Reviewed Publications 2015
Proposal Conceptualizing Worksheet

Common Mistakes in NIH Applications

Specific Aims

Specific Aims PowerPoint Presentation

Significance & Innovation

Significance & Innovation PowerPoint
Example of Well-written Aims, Signifance & Innovation

Approach Section

Research Strategy Approach PPT

Formatting Tips

Formatting Tips PowerPoint

Form Pages

Presentation Forms and The Process

Link to NIH Form Pages
Sample Budget Justification
Biosketch FAQs
Sample of new biosketch format
My Bibliography Instructions
NIH PHS 398 Instructions & Form Pages-


About AREA Grants
NIH SF424 Template
R15 NIH SF424 Application Template

Link to sample grants on the NIH NIAID web page



Workshop Presenters:

Helen BeneŇ°, Ph.D.
Director, DRP Program
(501) 686-5782 (voice)

Alan J. Tackett, Ph.D.
Director, INBRE Technology Core
(501) 686-8152 (voice)

Bill Gabello, MA
Science Writer & Editor, UAMS OGSP
(501) 686-6004 (voice)


The Arkansas INBRE is supported by a grant  from the National Institutes of Health

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (P20 GM103429).

Please contact Diane McKinstry regarding questions or comments about this site or our program.
For more information about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences visit

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