Workshop: Writing research grant proposals

September 16, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This workshop covers writing grant proposals for all types of grants, including grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and others. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Jill Jividen, Ph.D.

During the last 30 minutes of the presentation, a panel of successful researchers will discuss navigating the competitive grant landscape and the review process.

 Following this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to the sponsor’s priorities.
  • Learn ways to prepare for a critical review.
  • Examine elements of a focused research plan, including hypotheses or research questions, objectives and long-range research goals, and rationales and methods.
  • Review existing resources at U-M for research proposal development.
  • Review options for reusing a failed renewal or an unsuccessful new proposal.

This workshop has two sessions.

The November session:

When: Thursday, Nov. 17

Time: 8 a.m. – noon (Breakfast will be provided)

Where: BSRB Seminar Rooms

Register online

The February Session:

When: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Time: 8 a.m. – noon (Breakfast will be provided)

Where: BSRB Seminar Rooms

Register online

These workshops are hosted by the Office of Faculty Development. Please note that these workshops are for faculty only. 

Questions? Please contact Jordan Wright,


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