Coming soon to GMaP Region

2022 Footsteps to Funding grant writing workshop!!

Footsteps to Funding is an interactive workshop open to those who reside in GMaP Region 2 (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MI, MS, PR) and is intended to help doctoral trainees, early stage investigators, and post-doctoral fellows in the field of cancer and/or cancer health disparities research. Attendees will become familiar with grant funding mechanisms (e.g. F31, F99/K00, K01, K08, K22, K99/R00, R03, R21) and gain knowledge about the essential components needed for a competitive application. 

Workshop attendees can expect to leave with a clear direction and timeline for submission of their next grant application. 

Here's what you can expect

Navigating NIH/NCI funding mechanisms

Establishing an outstanding mentoring team

Getting to know your program officer

Preparing a competitive application

Writing your personal statement

Specific aims feedback

Putting into place relevant training activities

Outlining a program of novel research

Understanding study section & summary statement

Learning grant-writing tips

Knowing your resources

Enjoying the process!


Interested in applying?

CLICK HERE to complete your application

Applications are due Friday October 15, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

For any additional questions contact the Z'Kera Sims (, Regional Coordinating Director, GMaP Region 2 


2020 Footsteps to Funding Grant Writing Workshop cohort and facilitators.