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Take the guesswork out of grant writing.

Luck of the draw in training shouldn't determine who gets funded. We need to hear and fund society's best ideas. See my step-by-step framework for learning how to get support for your incredible ideas. 

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Betty Lai


Betty S. Lai is an associate professor and the author of The Grant Writing Guide (publisher: Princeton University Press). She studies child mental health, and she has published over 70 peer reviewed articles on this topic. Her research as a Principal Investigator has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, among others. These efforts have been recognized with awards from the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Foundation.

Have a question about grant writing? Email [email protected].

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Write your next fundable grant.

It's easy to feel lost when you're writing grants. It doesn't have to be this way. The Grant Writing Guide is an essential handbook for writing research grants, providing actionable strategies for professionals in every phase of their careers, from PhD students to seasoned researchers. 

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