How to Get Your First Research Grant

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Trumbo, B. E. (1989)
  • Publisher: The Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Journal: (issn: 0883-4237)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1214/ss/1177012590
  • Subject: Grant application | research proposal | research administration | government support of research | National Science Foundation

In applying for a research grant, a young statistician or probabilist faces keen competition for limited funds. The quality of the research proposed and the qualifications of the researcher are major criteria in evaluating a project for funding. However, chances for funding can be improved if the application is carefully written, based upon an understanding of how it will be evaluated. In applying for support, the young researcher should consider the advantages and disadvantages of the various opportunities for funding. Specifics of the discussion center upon the National Science Foundation of the United States government.
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