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Grants for Graduate Students, Part II: Grant Writing

Friday Sep 27, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | GEB 4.214

Workshop - FULL, Offered Again 10/31

Getting grants doesn’t just help you pay for your graduate education. Having a CV with a strong history of grant support helps you get bigger and better grants, and, eventually, will help you land jobs both in an outside of academia. This workshop is designed to help you with some of the major hurdles grad students face when applying for grants.

In Part II of this three-part series, we will cover: 

  • What information goes into a grant proposal?
  • What are the most common grant writing pitfalls?
  • How can you make your proposal stand out?

Part I of this series introduces techniques for identifying grant opportunities, and Part III adresses grant budgets. 

Space is limited, please RSVP to Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) no later than Friday, September 20th

Presented by the Office of Research, College of Liberal Arts http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/

Melanie Morgan is Foundations Specialist in the Office of Research in the College of Liberal Arts. The Office of Research grants staff helps departments, centers, institutes, faculty, and graduate students in Liberal Arts identify and apply for grant opportunities. Melanie received her Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from U.T. Austin in May 2011, and has worked as a grant writer and development professional with the Urban Institute in Washington, DC, the McCombs School of Business at U.T. Austin, the College of Natural Sciences at U.T. Austin, and at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, TX.