NIH Mock Study Section

IMG_2079Reviewers discuss an application at an NIH Mock Study Section while observers look on

The Office of Training Grants hosts NIH Mock Study Sections, designed to simulate an actual NIH study section, twice a year. NIH clinical and translational R, K, and F series grant applications will be reviewed, critiqued, and scored by three internal faculty members as well as other study section members and the feedback will be distributed to applicants prior to the NIH grant deadline. Since its inception in 2014, more than 40% of participants that have submitted their applications to NIH have been funded.

Observers are encouraged to attend the Mock Study Section to get a better understanding of the review process and what reviewers look for in applications.

Faculty with NIH study section experience, we need your help! Please let us know if you are willing to serve as a reviewer. If interested, email us

Spring 2019 NIH Mock Study Section details forthcoming.

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