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Spring 2014 Grant Writing Academy applications due

When Dec 17, 2013
from 03:20 pm to 03:20 pm
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Contact Phone 502-852-3110
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Registration for Spring 2014 Grant Writing Academy is limited and competitive. All application materials must be submitted no later than January 7th.

The Grant Writing Academy is designed to assist graduate students in developing knowledge and skills in grant writing. 

The Grant Writing Academy is scheduled on the following Thursdays from 2-4pm in Shumaker Research Building, room 139. You are expected to attend ALL of the sessions. One of the primary goals of the Grant Writing Academy is to remove the intimidation of writing grants by demystifying the process. The Spring 2014 academy will cover these topics:

January 23, 2014

Getting Started: Developing Your Idea and Finding Funding

February 13, 2014

The Details:  Developing Your Budget and Thinking About Compliance Issues

February 27, 2014

Making the Argument: Writing the Proposal and Budget Narratives

March 6, 2014

Workshopping Your Grant:  Mock Peer Review

March 27, 2014

Post-Award Grant Management                   

All graduate students are encouraged to apply.  In addition to completing the application form and interest statement, students are required to have their graduate program director, chair, or faculty mentor send an e-mail to the Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Dr. Beth Boehm (, indicating approval of the student’s participation in the academy. 

Participation in the Grant Writing Academy will be limited and competitive. Preference will be given to graduate students graduating soonest and currently working with grants in some way. Graduate students who are accepted into the academy, attend every session, and complete an academy grant application, will be entered into a drawing for a six-month dissertation fellowship, as well as have a milestone line for their transcript. 

To apply, please visit The deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Notification of acceptance will be emailed Monday, January 13, 2014. 


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