Expectations for Mock Study Section/Grant Review for Participants

  • Expect to submit a TRI Portal request distinguishing which type of review best fits your need, a Mock Study Section with Grant Review or a Grant Review only.
  • Expect to provide the summary statement if the grant has previously been submitted and reviewed.
  • Expect to note if the application is in response to a specific program (i.e. Program Announcement (PA) or Request for Application (RFA)).
  • Expect to submit all required paperwork.
    1. Complete NIH biosketch of the applicant and, if possible, all Key Personnel listed on the grant.
    2. Link to the RFA or PA targeted by this application if other than Investigator Initiated R01.
    3. Budget Justification including the roles of the Key Personnel.
    4. Draft proposal.
  • Expect to provide your primary mentor’s name, if applicable.
  • Expect to provide your department chairperson’s name.
  • Expect to provide the Reviewers a two week time period to review your grant proposal.
  • Expect to be assigned a Mock Study/Grant review date & expect to attend in person. A meeting invitation with the date, time and location will be forwarded to you. You are welcome to invite members of your team and/or mentor.
  • Expect not to be able to provide communication until after the Reviewers have finished discussing their comments about your grant proposal. There will be a time for open discussion afterwards.