iMERS


GUIDING MINORITY SERVING FACULTY
THROUGH THE COMPLEX NIH GRANT
WRITING PROCESS.
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Funding research is a multi-step, process-driven endeavor. For faculty at Minority Serving Institutions looking to bring research into their classroom, our free program of training, workshops, and mentoring is your resource for a competitive grant application.

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FACULTY

ACCESS A TEAM OF EXPERTS

Avoid working in isolation as you navigate the complicated and lengthy process of locating funding opportunities and writing grants.

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RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT

BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE

Learn funding strategies from topic experts that can be applied toward any grant submission.

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LEADERSHIP

INCREASE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Incorporate research into the teaching curriculum for more competitive academics and graduates.

YOUR RESOURCE


The Need to Build a More Diverse Pool of NIH Applicants That Reflects Our Nation's Evolving Population.

2019 US Minority Profile from 2020 Census
2020 Minority Profile of NIH R01 Applicants


Learn the Grant Writing Process and Get Expert Advice as you Progress Towards Your Final Submission

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VIRTUAL TRAINING

Convenient online sessions across various topics to increase your understanding of the NIH grant writing process.

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IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

Comprehensive workshops on core content, with an opportunity to tailor topics according to your needs.

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FACULTY MENTORING

Focused interaction with a subject matter expert for faculty working through their scientific approach and proposal details.



OUR PROGRAM OVERVIEW



HOST A WORKSHOP
Learn how to host an iMERS grant writing workshop on your campus.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT iMERS

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus.


SUCCESS STORY

Single-Molecule Biophysics Research and the Nuance of NIH Grant Funding

With support from iMERS, Hispanic-Serving Institution UTRGV was awarded a prestigious NIH R35 grant.



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IN THE NEWS

Five-Year Award to Help Lexington's Black Community Access Mental Health Services

iMERS mentor, Danelle Stevens-Watkins, PhD, joins SAMHSA-funded award as Co-Project Investigator.



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