MURC offers four trainings in the Fall to assist current PIs and those interested in pursuing a grant funding opportunity. These workshops can be offered on-demand and tailored to your needs. If you have a group/department that would like to discuss an individualized training course, please contact email@example.com
If you are interested in external funding, you need to become familiar with the 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.
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’ point of view.
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Do you wonder how to find funding opportunities that are an exact match for your research or how to find the perfect grant opportunity or collaborator to move your research forward? Learn from the experts! Representatives from GrantForward provided valuable and insightful information on how to navigate through the world’s largest research opportunities database– to search for grants with powerful filters and receive personalized grant recommendations based on your research profiles; guidance on how to find partners, based on their research interests, is also provided.
Discover the ins and outs of the new grant submission process at Marshall University. Our expert MURC Pre-Award Team will guide you step by step through the Proposal Record Form, formally known as the Authorization to Submit (ATS) Form, to ensure you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills to navigate Cayuse seamlessly.
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Printable versions of our Workshop Syllabus and Fall 2023 Workshop Schedule
Funding Information Sessions:
Are you seeking grant support for economic education, development, community development, or health activities? Watch to hear from representatives from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation (CWBF) as they outline their available funding opportunities. Staff from Marshall’s Creating Opportunities for Recovery Employment (CORE) initiative will also detail application and project best practices that they have utilized in their CWBF-supported program.
This training is powered by the Grant Development Office.
For more information on CWBF, visit: https://benedum.org/about-us/mission/.
Interested in seeking grant support for workforce and economic development activities? Watch as representatives from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) review the various funding opportunities available through the agency. Staff from the Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center (MAMC) also detail application and project best practices that they have deployed in their multiple EDA-supported projects.
This event is powered by the Grant Development Office.
For more information on EDA, please visit: https://www.eda.gov/about.
Marshall University users involved in animal or human subject research are required to sign up for the CITI system and take the required courses. This system also offers optional research administration training modules, described here.
To register in the CITI system, please visit https://www.marshall.edu/ori/files/CITI-Instructions-ERA-Course.pdf
Elements of Research Administration
This CITI module provides research administration professionals (sponsored program professionals and managers), principal investigators (PIs), and project directors with an overview of the different administrative components of sponsored programs. The Research Administration course as a whole will cover different areas of the sponsored programs administration profession, with five different modules:
- Elements of Research Administration
- Elements of Research Development
- Elements of Preaward
- Elements of Negotiation and Acceptance
- Elements of PostAward
All researchers, staff and students of National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored grants are required to complete an educational course on the Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR). The educational course utilized by Marshall University is the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). The steps for completing the educational requirements can also be found on the ORI educational website at. The course is broken down into approximately 25-minute modules so you can complete the modules as time permits. The steps for completing can be found here.
PIs, Co-Is, and Co-PIs of US PHS (which includes the NIH) funded projects must complete the PHS COI course prior to award set up. The steps for completing the educational requirements can also be found on the ORI educational website here.
For information, please contact Bruce Day with the Office of Research Integrity.
External grant training opportunities will be announced throughout the year via the website, MU newsletter, social media and various list serves.
Spring Grant Training
Each spring, MURC hosts an external grant writing workshop, presented by Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops (https://www.grantcentral.com/ ). Watch for announcements for the Spring 2024 seminar.