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K-State Today

February 1, 2017

Grant writing workshop helps prepare grad students, postdoctoral researchers, and new faculty to compete for funding

By Sarah Hancock

A grant writing workshop for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and new faculty will be from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 16 and 2-5 p.m. Feb. 17 in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room on the fifth floor. Topics and presenters are as follows.

Day 1

  • Welcome: Beth Montelone, senior associate vice president for research.
  • Terminology and acronyms: Adassa Roe, grants and contracts administrator, PreAward Services.
  • Process of grant writing at universities: Amy Brusk, grant specialist, College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Data and publication accessibility, including data management plans: Rebel Cummings-Sauls, director, Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship.
  • Rules of grant writing: Mary Lou Marino, development director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
  • Budget and budget justification: Terri Fayle, research operations manager, College of Agriculture/K-State Research and Extension.

Day 2

  • Review criteria and evaluation: Mary Rezac, professor, chemical engineering. 
  • Developing your objectives and goals; writing the narrative and project summary: Teresa Merrick and others from the Writing Center. 

Attendance for either one day or both days is welcome. Registration is required.

The workshop is sponsored by the K-State Postdoctoral Association, Graduate Student Council, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Consult the ORSP events calendar for more information about this and other training opportunities, or call 785-532-6195 with questions.