Research and Funding

Blog post - does my priority score mean I will get funded?

July 10, 2013

Maybe you are a graduate student, a postdoctoral fellow, or a new junior faculty member. You have carefully crafted a fellowship grant application or a career development grant application. Now, you sit on pins and needles hoping to hear that reviewers love what you propose and that the NIA will make an award.

In a new blog post, Robin Barr, Director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities, discusses priority scores for fellowships and career development awards. Priority scores are important, but as he explains, they are not the only factors influencing funding.

Read the full blog post: Does my priority score mean I will get funded? Career development and fellowships

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