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Announcing the Grants Writing Workshop Series

Announcing the Grants Writing Workshop Series

Update: All registration deadlines have been extended to Friday, March 23rd.

The Office of Research is presenting its Grant Writing Workshop series.  All seminars will be held in the Vontz auditorium.  Registration for the workshops begins January 31st, at

Write Winning Grant Proposals
April 17, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm
A one-day seminar to ensure that you write a highly competitive application.
Target audience: This seminar is limited to Faculty and mentored clinician/scientists preparing to write a competitive extramural research grant proposal.
Fee: $150.00. No prerequisite. Workbook included.

NIH Career Development Award Proposal Seminar
April 18, 2018, 8:30 am - 12pm
Half-day seminar on NIH Career Development Award Proposals (K and F32 grants).
Target audience: This seminar is limited to Faculty and mentored clinician/scientists preparing to write a NIH Career Development Award proposal.
No fee. Prerequisite: attend the Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop in April 2017 or April 2018.

Grant Writing: Getting Started
April 18, 2018, 1 pm - 5:00 pm
A half-day seminar on how to begin the grant writing process.
Target audience: This seminar is intended for New/Early Stage Investigators, Graduate Students or Postdocs with no prior grant writing experience.
Fee $100.00. No prerequisite. Workbook included.

Available Workbooks:
  • NIH workbook provides step-by-step strategies to write an NIH grant proposal appealing to reviewers at NIH. Includes the Forms C update and Biosketch supplement information.
  • NSF identifies the steps to prepare for Fast Lane submission of grant proposals with information about submission changes made in 2013.
  • Any Agency is applicable for submission to agencies other than NIH or NSF.