Grant Writing Seminars

 Planning and Writing Successful Proposals

Eligibility

The seminars are open to all full-time Baylor faculty members and graduate students. Seats are limited and preference will be given to Baylor faculty.

Speaker

The seminar presenter is Dr. Peg AtKisson. AtKisson, a neuroscientist by training, is the former director of proposal development at Tufts University and has helped individual faculty members and research teams secure millions of dollars in competitive funding.

Planning and Writing Successful STEM Proposals

Thursday, January 10, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will learn about articulating a research agenda, selecting funding opportunities and crafting proposals to turn reviewers into advocates for their projects. This session is intended for faculty from all disciplines, but will emphasize the STEM fields. Funding from a variety of sponsors, including federal agencies, industry partners, non-profit foundations and more, will be discussed.

Location

Check-In and Refreshments: 8:00a.m. - Baylor Sciences Building, E.234

Seminar: Baylor Sciences Building, D.110

Lunch will be provided

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Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals

Friday, January 11, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

This seminar is offered to faculty who are planning to apply to agencies offering STEM Career development programs. Attendees must also have attended the “Planning and Writing Successful Proposals” (formerly titled “Write Winning Grant Proposals”) session before, either this year or in a previous year.

Location

Check-In and Refreshments: 8:00a.m. - Baylor Sciences Building, E.234

Seminar: Baylor Sciences Building, D.110

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Planning and Writing Successful NIH K Award Proposals

Friday, January 11, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This seminar is offered to faculty who are planning to apply to agencies offering health-related Career development programs. Attendees must also have attended the “Planning and Writing Successful Proposals” session before, either this year or in a previous year.

Location

Check-In and Refreshments: 12:30 p.m. - Baylor Sciences Building, E.234

Seminar: Baylor Sciences Building, D.110

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Planning and Writing Successful Arts and Humanities Proposals

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will learn about articulating a research agenda, selecting funding opportunities and crafting proposals to turn reviewers into advocates for their projects. This session is intended for faculty from all disciplines, but will emphasize the Arts & Humanities, and the Professional Schools. Funding from a variety of sponsors, including federal agencies, industry partners, non-profit foundations and more, will be discussed.

Location

Check-In and Refreshments: 8:00a.m. - Baylor Sciences Building, E.234

Seminar: Baylor Sciences Building, D.110

Lunch will be provided

Register

 STEM Graduate Student Grant Writing Seminar

Eligibility

The seminars are open to all graduate students enrolled in a Baylor University STEM program.

Instructor

Steve Driese is Professor of Geosciences and currently serves as Associate Dean for Research in the Graduate School. He has offered the Grant-Writing Seminar once annually in the fall since 2006 at Baylor University.

STEM Graduate Student Grant Writing Seminar

Fall Semester (2 sections)

This two-hour course offered for all STEM graduate students offered as GEO 5V90 by S.G. Driese: Steven_Driese@baylor.edu emphasizes the development of grant-writing skills, preparation of an NSF-style Ph.D. dissertation proposal and PowerPoint presentation and submission of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program application.

Registration

To register, please contact Paulette Penney at Paulette_Penney@baylor.edu or 254-710-2361 to receive your permit for course registration. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per section.