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Grant Writing Seminars

Planning and Writing Successful Proposals

Thursday, January 10, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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 - TBD

Planning and Writing Successful Proposals

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided

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 - TBD

Early Investigator Career Award Seminars

Many federal agencies, such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Agency for Healthcare Research, and the Centers for Disease Control to name a few, offer awards for new investigators who are beginning their research career. Each federal agency has specific eligibility criteria for the award, and the criteria differ depending upon the agency. The early investigator Career seminars are intended to help young investigators successfully compete for a Career award.

Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Award Proposals

Friday, January 11, 2019
8:00 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 - TBD

Planning and Writing Successful NIH K Award Applications

Friday, January 11, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 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” (formerly titled “Write Winning Grant Proposals”) session before, either this year or in a previous year.

Location - TBD

Eligibility

The seminars are open to all full-time Baylor faculty members. Seats are limited and preference will be given to new Baylor faculty members (those hired in the prior 12 months) and to tenure-track faculty members.

Additionally, the Career sessions are limited to faculty who:

  1. Have attended the seminar, "Write Winning Grant Proposals", either this year or in a previous year;
  2. Are eligible for the Career award based upon the criteria established by the agency.

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.

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STEM Graduate Student Grant Writing Seminar

Thursdays or Fridays – Fall Semester 2018 (Starting August 23 or 24)
Section 20: Thursday (2:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
Section 12: Friday (12:20 – 2:15 p.m.)

This two-hour course offered for all STEM graduate students (2 sections in fall 2018 semester, offered as GEO 5V90 by S.G. Driese: Steven_Driese@baylor.edu) emphasizes development of grant-writing skills, preparation of an NSF-style Ph.D. dissertation proposal and Power Point presentation and submission of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program application.

With the completion of this seminar, participants will gain access to the OVPR Faculty Grant Writing Seminar offered in January 2019 (on a space-available basis).

Location

Baylor Sciences Building, D410

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.

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.