Grant Writing Resources

UCSF Cancer Even the most seasoned researchers can use help with grant writing. See below for helpful links.

F grant writing workshop

F Grant Writing Workshop

Open to graduate students and postdocs, this workshop meets once a month for 2 hours, between October and March, to review the "score-driving" sections of F grant applications, create drafts, and receive reviews. At the end, participants will receive a review of their complete draft from a faculty member. Applications are now closed. The next course will beginning in October of 2024.

Sessions will cover the following:

  • Course Introduction/Orientation
  • Intro to the F Grant Mechanism & Applicant's Background and Goals for Training
  • Specific Aims
  • Research Strategy
  • "Office Hours" with the Office of Sponsored Research
  • Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training & Rational for Selecting Sponsor and Institution
  • Biosketch

Participant Requirements:

  • You have chosen your research mentor
  • Your mentor agrees to review 1 complete grant draft for one of your fellow participants (review occurs in March 2024)
  • Your mentor provides a letter/email approving your participation, agreeing to review your drafts, and agreeing to review 1 complete draft for one of your fellow participants
  • Agree to attend lectures and provide peer review for your fellow participants

Email Jennifer Seuferer for questions. 


CARE (Cancer Application REview) for R01s

Click here for more information on the CARE Program.

T32 Grant Writing Resources

Templates for the Responsible Conduct of Research, Methods in Enhancing Reproducibility and a descriptions of the training available to cancer center trainees. Email [email protected] if you would like to use one.

RDO's Training Tracking Program

CTSI T32 Grant Writing Resources

T32 Grant Proposal Library (log in to MyAccess)