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Grant Writers' Boot Camp for 2020

**Registration for the 2020 Grant Writers' Boot Camp has been closed**

The Grant Writers’ Boot Camp is a two-day intensive session focusing on persuasive writing and peer review.  The program covers the elements of a proposal and is designed around a seed funding request for proposal (RFP).  Faculty with experience at funding agencies will explain what makes a wining proposal and how peer review works.

When and where is it?  

The Grant Writers’ Boot Camp is scheduled for January 7 and 8, 2020 in 87-1600.  Breakfast is available at 8:00 a.m. on both days and the program begins at 8:30. 

Who is eligible? 

The boot camp is open to faculty who are expected to conduct externally funded research.  This is a basic program designed for people with limited experience writing proposals.  A proposal in response to the Grant Writers’ Boot Camp Seed Funding RFP is required for participation.

How do I register? 

Registration for the 2020 Boot Camp has been closed

How can I get the RFP? 

The seed funding rfp is attached below. 

What is the deadline for seed funding proposals? 

Proposals will be due by December 2, 2019.

How do I submit a proposal? 

Before you submit your proposal, please check the following:

  • Your filename uses the convention [PI last name]_[College acronym]_GWBC20.pdf
  • Your font is no smaller than 11 point.
  • Your cover sheet, project narrative, additional documents, biosketch, and dean’s letter are included in a single pdf file.  You may only upload one document.
  • Your file size cannot exceed 2MB 

Submissions for the 2020 Boot Camp has been closed

How do I submit a revised proposal?

Revised proposals will only be accepted if made between Jan. 8 and Jan. 14

Submissions can be made here:

What about the awards?  

A limited number of awards will be made after review.  Awards will support a plan of work to improve the investigator’s competitiveness for external funding and will be for one year.


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