Grant Writing Workshops

T32 GRANT APPLICATIONS

The OVPR and RIM offices will hold a webinar on the administrative, content and process of preparing a T32 application. This webinar will be held live on January 26, and will be available online shortly after. Please check back here for more detail.

A grant writing workshop to prepare applications for the NSF CAREER Award will be held Spring 2017. Check back here as more information becomes available.


NSF CAREER AWARDS

A grant writing workshop to prepare applications for the NSF CAREER Award will be held Spring 2017. Check back here as more information becomes available.


R01 BOOTCAMP ON GABLES CAMPUS

This grant writing workshop is for faculty interested and planning on writing an NIH R01 application. The bootcamp will span 5 months and include presentations, panel discussions, one-on-one consultation and peer review. Participants are expected to attend the entire session. The bootcamp will be held on the Coral Gables campus.
The workshop will follow the following schedule:

September 7, 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Richter Library, 3rd fl Conference Room – Introduction to NIH R01s (presentation) – Panel discussions with current awardees and reviewers

September 14, 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Richter Library, 3rd fl Conference Room – Introduction to scientific writing (Writing Center presentation) – Writing your Specific Aims page (presentation)

September 20, 2016
Specific Aims pages have to be submitted in shared drive.

September 21, 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Richter Library, 3rd fl Conference Room
Peer group discussions of specific aims pages

October 5, October 12, October 19, October 29, November 2, November 9, 8:00am
Weekly meetings to report on progress/problems with writing proposals
Flipse Building, Room 502

November 10, 2016
Submit Research Plan draft in shared drive.

November 16, November 30, December 7, 3:00pm – 6:00 pm
Richter Library, 3rd fl Conference Room
Mock study sections of proposals.

December 20, 2016
External review by volunteer reviewers

The Writing Center will be available for 1:1 consultations throughout this process.
Participants will receive access to grant examples and other resources.

Space is limited for this opportunity, and sign up here is required. Participation is limited.


LEARN TO NAVIGATE NSF AND NIH GRANTS!

The next grant writing workshop on “Essentials in Writing Applications for NIH and NSF” is tentatively scheduled for October 26 at 9:30am (please note DATE CHANGE). The workshop will be held on the Coral Gables campus in the Physics Building, Room 334. This workshop contains information on
1. How to get started with NIH/NSF grant applications
2. Types of grants
3. Review Process
4. Components of the application
5. Writing for Readibility.

The workshop is held by Dr. Karin Scarpinato (OVPR) and April Mann (Writing Center). The workshop will in the Richter Library, 3rd floor Conference Room.

This workshop will highlight new NIH requirements that were recently published.
Space is limited, RSVP is required.


FUNDING FOR THE HUMANITIES

This grant writing workshop will primarily focus on funding by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and include an introductory session into the different divisions/programs, upcoming funding deadlines and general requirements, followed by discussions by faculty with active NEH support on their experiences with the agency and preparing their application.

The last workshop in this series was held on August 13, 2015. We are planning on holding additional workshops soon.


SPECIFIC AIMS/SUMMARY ROUNDTABLE

This roundtable discussion is for individuals in the process of preparing a grant application. The Specific Aims/Summary page will be discussed in small group discussions, providing feedback on each others drafts.
Participants are required to submit their draft Specific Aims/Summary to the VPR office.

We will schedule these event on an “as need” basis.


For more information on Funding and Grant Writing, check out our Proposal Development site and access a Research Checklist.