Research Grant Proposal Writing Course for Students in Higher Institutions


  • Genevieve Dable-Tupas Research Center, College of Medicine, Davao Medical School Foundation Inc., Davao, The Philippines
  • Victoria Toralba-Lupase Graduate School, Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc., Davao City, Philippines
  • Juan C. Puyana MD, FRCSC, FACS, FACCP. School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Translational Science, Director for Global Health-Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Editorial Board Member, IJMS
  • Mihnea-Alexandru Găman Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy. Department of Hematology, Center of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute. Alumnus, Society of Students in Medicine of Bucharest (SSMB), Bucharest, Romania. Scientific Editor, IJMS.



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Research grant proposals have become part of the everyday life of every scientist working in the field of life sciences. Although most early career researchers begin working on research grant proposals during their doctorate, laying the foundation of this complicated task should occur during their undergraduate training. This editorial serves as an introduction into research grant proposal writing for students enrolled in higher education and tackles subjects such as choosing a research topic and writing a successful grant application, as well as possible challenges and funding opportunities that we considered appropriate for students and early career researchers.


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2022-09-28 — Updated on 2022-10-21


How to Cite

Dable-Tupas, G., Toralba-Lupase, V., Puyana, J. C., & Găman, M.-A. (2022). Research Grant Proposal Writing Course for Students in Higher Institutions. International Journal of Medical Students, 10(3), 226–232. (Original work published September 28, 2022)

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