Grantsmanship Professional Development

Spring 2017 Schedule

The Marshall University Research Corporation is pleased to announce its schedule of professional development opportunities in grantsmanship, designed specifically for Marshall researchers, administrative staff and graduate students.

All sessions are FREE and open to the university community, and will be held on Wednesdays from noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001.

Please note that lunch is not provided; however, participants may bring their own lunches to the workshops.

Registration is strongly encouraged. Please register online here. 

For more information about any of these sessions or to inquire about scheduling personalized grantsmanship workshops for your department or school, please call Lisa Daniels, 304-696-3368 or e-mail lisa.daniels@marshall.edu.


Introduction to MURC/Research Process

If you are interested in external funding, you need to become familiar with Marshall University Research Corporation and how its services help you navigate the world of external funding. In addition to familiarizing you with the most common grants administration procedures, this session reviews the overall process–from proposal submission to award close-out.

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 1, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001

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Grantsmanship 101/Proposal Basics

This session covers the basic components of a standard grant proposal. Also included are agency-specific requirements, timelines for planning and the proposal from the reviewers’ points of view.

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 8, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001

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Finding Funding

In this introduction to the basics of locating funding for grant proposals, participants will learn about the various databases available to assist in finding support and how to utilize the Grant Forward system for funding, collaboration and planning. College-specific sessions will be formed upon request to allow for more targeted funding searches.

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 15, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001

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Post-Award Overview

This workshop is an introduction to MURC’s post-award services and will feature a Q&A session with our post-award officers.

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 22, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001

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Budgeting Basics

The budget is often the backbone of the proposal idea. One of the services MURC offers is that of budgeting assistance. This workshop will familiarize you with the basic components of a proposal budget.

When:  Wednesday, March 1, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 4001

Register