College of Liberal Arts

Grants for Graduate Students, Part III: Grant Budgets

Workshop - NOW FULL

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

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 III of this three-part series, we will cover: 

  • Reading solicitations for budget guidelines.
  • What items should a grant budget include, and how should they be organized?
  • What are the most common budget mistakes?

Part I of this introduces resources for identifying grant opportunities, and Part II covers grant writing techniques. 

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

Space is limited, please RSVP to Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) no later than Friday, September 27th

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. 

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