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Funding and Grant Support

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute supports funding opportunities throughout the year and shares information on other University funding available to investigators.

The Institute and the College of Medicine’s Research Concierge Service work together to provide a variety of information on creating successful grant proposals.

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Funding Opportunities

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Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute administers or assists with several internal grant programs, including Bridges to Translation, Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowships and Penn State Pathway to Partnerships (P3).

Institute funding opportunities are listed here.

Explore federal, commercialization, philanthropic and internal funding opportunities

Bridges to Translation Pilot Grant Program Expand answer

The long-range goal of Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute is to develop, implement and make available to the community at large new methods to promote health and predict, prevent and effectively treat human disease. The Institute funds novel projects through its Bridges to Translation Pilot Grant Program to encourage collaborations and work to overcome roadblocks to taking research in the laboratories to patients in healthcare clinics.

The Bridges to Translation Pilot Grant Program requests letters of intent in the fourth quarter of the year. Full applications are then requested from selected projects, with awarding of grants in by the following summer.

Learn more and apply here

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Grant Support

Boilerplate Language for Grants Expand answer

Penn State College of Medicine’s Research Concierge Service provides a library of boilerplate language to assist in writing grant proposals. Investigators are advised to tailor boilerplate language to reflect the specific aims of their research project.

Get CTSI boilerplate for use in grants

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The Research Concierge Service at Penn State College of Medicine offers a collection of resources to help investigators with proposal development.

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