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Learn to improve your grant proposals at spring seminar

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When you have a fantastic idea for a competitive grant proposal, one that the National Institutes of Health or the National Science Foundation would rush to fund, what steps should you take to ensure success?

That's the subject of an April 29 seminar, "Write Winning Grant Proposals," sponsored by the Office of Research Services.

The session will address practical and conceptual aspects of competitive grant proposals, including developing your idea, putting yourself in the role of your reviewers, and, of course, writing strategies and tips that will produce a fundable score.

The seminar will focus on NIH and NSF proposals, but the information applies to any funding agency that follows those agencies' structure for grant proposals and review criteria.

Leading the day-long seminar will be John D. Robertson, the managing member of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops. Robertson has been on both sides of grant proposals: receiving competitive funding from the NIH and other federal sources; and serving on grant-review panels.

Write Winning Grant Proposals
Friday, April 29
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
CDM Center, room 924; and Zoom

RSVPs are required, and registration goes through each college's Dean's Office.

Scott Butterworth is an editor of Newsline.