Graduate School’s Free Grant Writing Workshops

The Graduate School is pleased to offer a series of free grant writing workshops designed for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars. The series will include the following workshops:

  • Fellowship and Grant Writing Basics.
  • Grant Writing for STEM fields: Research Planning for Future PIs.
  • Grant Writing for Humanities: Pursuing Grants to Help Support Your Humanities Scholarship.

Registration is required by Aug. 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Register for a Grant Writing Workshop

Register for the NSF GRFP Workshop Series

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution. This award is only open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents in a GRFP-supported field.

Virtual workshops will take place August 15, 16, 17 and 18 from 3-4:30 p.m.

Register for the NSF GRFP Workshop Series

Imagine PhD and My IDP

Imagine PhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences (though master’s and PhDs in all disciplines will find it useful). This platform is designed to allow users to assess their career-related interests, explore career paths appropriate to their disciplines, create self-defined goals and map out next steps for career success.

For more information visit the Imagine PhD website

My IDP is a free, web-based career-planning tool that was created to help graduate students and postdocs in the sciences define and pursue their career goals. This platform provides exercises to help you examine your interests, a list of 20 scientific career paths with a prediction of which ones best fit your skills, a tool for setting strategic goals for the coming year, and articles and resources to guide you through the process.

For more information visit the My IDP website

Fulbright Student Grant for Graduate Study

In this three-part virtual workshop series you will learn more about the Fulbright Student Grant for Graduate Study, country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. This program is for U.S. citizens only.

Summer 2022 Program Dates:

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 12-1 p.m. — Fulbright Basics
Wednesday, Aug.17, 12-1 p.m. — Preparing an Application for the Study/Research Grant
Thursday, Aug.18, 12-1 p.m. — Preparing an Application for the English Teaching Assistantship Grant

Register for the Fulbright workshop