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Grant Writing Agenda

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GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP AGENDA

Friday, October 25, 2019
Transportation Education Center (TEC) Multipurpose Room
545 N Airport Rd, Murphysboro, IL 62966

 

Time

Topics

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.

Introductory Comments

9:20 – 10:30 a.m.

1.0 The Language of the Research Bid                                 

•      What is Research

•      Who's the Customer

•      Glossary of Bid Terms

•      Questions to be Answered

 

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.

Break

10:40 – 11:45 a.m.

2.0 Bidding Costs and Help from Your University               

•      The Cost of Bidding

•      Resources Available to You

•      Office of Sponsored Research

•      Responsibilities of the PI

•      Commitment

•      Research Marketing

 

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and TEC Tours

1:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

3.0 The First Things to Do                                                    

•      Identifying Early Opportunities

•      Tracking Areas of Interest

•      College and University Goals

•      Look for a Mentor

•      Know Your Customer

•      Reading the Body Language

•      Some Government Funding Sources

•      The National Science Foundation

 

1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

4.0 Getting Ready to Bid                                                       

•      Tools for Grant Proposal Construction

•      Submitting to NSF

•      Organize, Plan and Schedule

 

2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Break

2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

5.0 Developing a Winning Proposal                                        

•      NSF Proposal Tips

•      Selecting a Research Topic

•      Ready to Write the Proposal

•      Use of Graphics

•      Summary of Experience

•      Case Study - Major Research Center

 

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

6.0 Realities of the Funding Process                                     

•      How Much funding is available

•      Export of Technology Regulations

•      Finding Graduate Students    

•      Beyond Your Control

•      Summary of Proposal Advice

•      Lessons of Losing

•      The Seven Deadly Sins

 

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn and Evaluation