Academic Record and Training/Career Goals (Applicant/PI)

Updated:Oct 21,2014


Applicants must create certain documents to support their application.  These documents are numbered 1 through 3 below.  After creating the word-processed document, convert it to portable document format (pdf) and upload it to the Grants@Heart system.

Pay attention to page limits. If you upload a document that exceeds the page limit or format, an error message will display on the screen.

Document #1 (no page limit)

Create a document using the following heading: ACADEMIC RECORD OF PREDOCTORAL APPLICANT

Use the format illustrated below to list all undergraduate and graduate courses with grades. Explain the grading system and show level required for passing. State performance on Graduate Record Examination, if available.

Note: If you received your education outside of the United States, provide this information as completely as possible. Translate the course names into English, if needed, and explain the grading or evaluation system.

Science Courses - Sample Table
YearCourse TitleGrade
   
   


All Other Courses - Sample Table
YearCourse TitleGrade
   
   

Document #2 (no page limit)

Create a document using the following heading: ACADEMIC RECORD OF POSTDOCTORAL APPLICANT

Address each item below.

Note: If you received your education outside of the United States, provide this information as completely as possible. Translate the course names into English, if needed, and explain the grading or evaluation system.

Grade Point Average for Undergraduate Courses:

  • Explain grading system and show level required for passing.

Grade Point Average for Graduate Courses:

  • Explain grading system and show level required for passing.

State performance on Graduate Record Examination

Give MCAT scores if appropriate.

Document #3 (one-page limit)

Create a document using the following heading: TRAINING/CAREER GOALS.

Describe your overall career goals and plans.  Explain how the training proposed here will enable you to reach these goals.  Identify the skills, theories, conceptual approaches, etc., to be learned or enhanced during this award. 

* The Individual Development Plan (IDP) will replace Document 3: TRAINING/CAREER GOALS for Predoctoral Fellowship, Postdoctoral Fellowship, and Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award applicants.