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Grant Ready Status Appointment Application

Applications for CHHS’ Grant Ready Status are now open. Please see the attachment for more details, instructions, and an application form.

Description: Obtaining a Grant-Ready status appointment is the first step of this process and is required for access to other CHHS grant-incentive programs which will be released in December 2021. The appointment is for three years and requires renewal at the end of three years to maintain eligibility to apply for other CHHS Grant-Incentive Programs. Each applicant’s first Grant-Ready Status appointment is given a $2000 extra-contractual payment. The College will work with faculty who are at workload maximums to obtain this payment.

Criteria:  Criteria for appointment to Grant-Ready Status requires a minimum of two (2) recent (publication dates in calendar years 2017, 2018, 2019, or 2020) peer-reviewed publications in journals indexed in PubMed or PsycInfo (or a combination of publications indexed in PubMed/PsycInfo, e.g., one in each).


Applications may be made in one of two ways:

  1. You may email your NIH MyBibliography Link that demonstrates you meet the criteria to Associate Dean Grace Reynolds-Fisher at Your email subject line should read, “Grant-Ready Status Appointment Application.”  


  1. Complete the form to list eligible publications in accordance with the criteria and email it as an attachment to Associate Dean Grace Reynolds-Fisher at Your email subject line should read, “Grant Ready Status Appointment Application.”


Application Due Date

  • Applications for Spring 2021 are due NO LATER than 5 p.m. on January 29, 2021. 
  • Please direct questions regarding CHHS’ Grant Ready Status to Associate Dean Grace Reynolds-Fisher at