Workshop on Writing Competitive Dissertation Grants
If you are considering applying for a dissertation grant – or plan to pursue an academic career – this hands-on workshop will let you learn and practice proven strategies for writing competitive grant proposals. It includes:
-- key strategies to make your dissertation grant application more competitive;
-- practical advice from successful grant applicants; and
-- hands-on practice applying these strategies to your own research.
In the workshop you will:
See real-world examples of strategies to revise a draft of a research paper or dissertation proposal into a competitive grant proposal.
Hear practical advice about writing competitive grant proposals from Dr. Kristen Renn, associate professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE), and recipient of grants from the Spencer Foundation and Lumina Foundation, and hear advice about writing dissertation grant proposals from Mike DeSchryver, a doctoral student in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET), and recipient of a 2011-12 dissertation fellowship from the Spencer Foundation.
Apply the strategies presented in the workshop to the first two pages of a research paper or dissertation proposal you have already drafted.
Learn strategies for requesting letters of recommendation, writing a personal statement, and preparing budget requests.
SPONSORED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON TEACHING & LEARNING (IRTL)