RAPtr Grading Rubric

There are 2 grading rubrics used by the RAPtr reviewers:

For research applications the RAPtr Grant Review Committee uses the NIH scale

For global health clinical work the RAPtr Review Committee uses these Scoring Criteria

 

Different types of research applications are weighted differently to calculate the application's overall score.  The percentages are found below.
 

YEARLONG APPLICATIONS

A. Quality of the research proposal: Strength of the science; importance of the research question; suitability of the proposal for the time available and level of the applicant; educational value of the project to the applicant. (60%)

B. Mentorship: Quality and commitment of the primary mentor and mentorship team; mentorship plans for the applicant; participation of the applicant in writing the proposal. (20%)

C. Track Record: Academic record of the candidate judged by Dean’s letter, quality of personal statement, transcript of grades, letters of recommendation and any prior publications. (20%)

 

SHORT TERM APPLICATIONS

A. Quality of the research proposal: Strength of the science; importance of the research question; suitability of the proposal for the time available and level of the applicant; educational value of the project to the applicant. (75%)

B. Mentorship: Quality and commitment of the primary mentor and mentorship team; mentorship plans for the applicant; participation of the applicant in writing the proposal. (25%)

 

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