Course Dates:

Course Dates:

This course runs twice per year in the spring and fall. For details on the next iteration of this course, please visit the overview page.

Course Website

Course Website

When registered for the course, you will be provided a personalized username and password that allows you to sign-in.


Course Director:

Caterina Stamoulis, PhD | Associate Professor, Boston Children’s Hospital

Course Topics

This course includes the following topics and was designed to be taken at your own pace.

Module 1: NIH Funding: Navigating the R01 & K Grant Submission Process
8 weeks

Module 2: Techniques to Writing a Competitive Grant
9 weeks

Module 3: Non-NIH Government Agency Funding: Grant Submission Process
5 weeks

Module 4: Industry Funding: Application Process & Establishing Industry Relationships
10 weeks

Module 5: Funding Your Research: How to Obtain Foundation & Philanthropic Grants
6 weeks

Participant Expectations

The course is designated for a maximum of 34.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ which are earned through completing course activities; including watching all lecture videos, participating in discussions, and completing post-course surveys over the duration of this course.

A full course schedule has been included above. Participants must meet all course deadlines in order to remain eligible for a certificate of achievement, digital credentials, and/or CME credit certificate.

Completing the Course

Each participant is eligible for a certificate of achievement upon viewing all course lecture videos and completing course assignments.

CME Credit: The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Catalyst Education Program designates this enduring material for a maximum of 34.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.

Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. In order to receive CME credits, participants must complete the course in its entirety by the designated timelines listed below in the course schedule. Completion of the course includes the following:

• Watching all videos for the course
• Completing all corresponding lecture and activity surveys
• Completing all course assessments and assignments (quizzes and group discussions)
• Completing the post-course survey

Eligible participants may request certificates of achievement, digital credentials, and/or CME credit certificates through the end of the course evaluation survey, which is available as part of the course conclusion via the course website.