Perhaps the greatest benefit of working with an experienced, successful grantwriter is that the grantwriter reads dozens of Summary Statements each year across topic areas and study sections. This allows Dr. Bouvier to identify recurring themes in the Summary Statements. Her perspective can be invaluable even to a grantee who serves on a specific study section, as it helps the grantee understand current trends across numerous study sections.
- Predict some key criticisms reviewers may make
- Identify problems in their or their colleague’s draft applications
- Utilize that information to write stronger drafts