Faculty/Staff Grants Institute

Sponsored by Office of Grant Services and Deans' Offices

(Click on the workshop title for more details.)  The Grants Institute will be held in CLC, Room 308.

Tuesday, May 13

Wednesday, May 14

Thursday, May 15

Project Planning
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Conducted by Mary Kochlefl

Writing Successful Grants
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conducted by Dr. Robert Porter

Building the NSF Grant Proposal
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conducted by Dr. Robert Porter

LUNCH PROVIDED 12:00-1:00

LUNCH PROVIDED 12:00-1:00

LUNCH PROVIDED 12:00-1:00

Funding Opportunities and Reviewing Guidelines
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conducted by Cheryl McElroy and Shari Howell

Preparing a Budget
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Conducted by Cheryl McElroy and Shari Howell

Grants in the Humanities and Social Sciences
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conducted by Dr. Robert Porter

Strategies for Success in Sponsored Research
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conducted by Dr. Robert Porter

Workshop Presenter:

Dr. Robert Porter has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally. Formerly Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Porter has received the Distinguished Faculty Award by the Society of Research Administrators International. With thirty years' experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator, his proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. A national leader in the growing field of research development, he has presented papers and workshops on grant writing at national conferences and has published prize-winning articles in the Journal of Research Administration and Research Management Review. Dr. Porter has previously taught at Virginia Tech, Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. He holds graduate degrees in Speech Communications from the University of Michigan.

**Please note that modest stipends may be available from your dean's office.  Contact your dean’s office for more information and requirements.