Templates and Examples

The Department of Medicine's vice chair for faculty development and diversity has collected a number of grant writing resources and successful sample grants that are available for review by Duke faculty and trainees. The resources are listed below - log into Duke Box using your Duke Net ID and password and click a link below to access the documents. Note: Do no use anyone else's text without permission.

Click here for Resources and templates relating to Faculty Development

Diversity supplement awards

Lab-based research: Gentzon Hall (Nephrology) (2012)

Health services: Rasheeda Hall (Nephrology)

Clinical research: Leonor Corsino (Endocrine)

Medical student research: Chizzy Nwankwo (MSIII) (2013)

PhD research: Cassandra Germaine (Psychiatry) (2013)

Career development awards 

K23 (translational): Susanna Naggie (Infectious Diseases) (2011)

K23 (clinical): Deverick Anderson (Infectious Diseases)

K08 (lab-based): Katie Garman (Gastroenterology) (2012)

K01 (global health): Gerald Bloomfield (Cardiology) (2010)

VA Career Development (lab-based): Matt Sparks (Nephrology)

VA Career Development (health services): Nicki Hastings (Geriatrics)

Sample review of a funded K: What reviewers want

Other successful sample grants and resources

PCORI grant: Kelli Allen (General Internal Medicine) (2014)

PCORI grant: Chris Cox (Pulmonary) (2012)

T32 training grant: Dan Mark (perfect score)

GME Innovations grant: Three examples of Innovation Funding applications

Boilerplate text for training grant proposals

NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) application
The LRP eligibility criteria specify that an individual receiving compensation or research funding support from a for-profit institution or organization is ineligible to apply for or receive an LRP award. A Duke faculty member receiving compensation from the PDC is ineligible.

Guidelines for Chair's letters of support

When requesting a letter of support from the Department of Medicine chair, please reference the guidelines and sample letters (listed below) posted on Duke Box (sign in using your Duke Net ID and password).

Guidelines for letters of support

Guidelines for Chair's letters of support

Template for Chair's letter of support for Career Development Awards

Sample letters of support

Dennis Abraham, K08 application

Arif Kamal, AHRQ PCOR K08

Maria Mirotsou, AHA Beginning Grant-in-Aid

Cynthia Moylan, K23 application

Svati Shah, AHA Strategically Focused Prevention Research Network

Hongyu Tian, DoD Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Rahima Zennadi, R01 application