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Search & Writing Resources

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Michigan State University, College of Education, Institute for Research on Teaching and Learning, Doctoral Student Support. Dissertation and Research Funding: Search and Writing Resources. Quick slideshow to cover the basics of grant and fellowship search and writing resources for education doctoral students.

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Search & Writing Resources

  1. 1. IRTL Grants & Fellowships Workshop Series Dissertation and Research Funding: Search & Writing Resources Institute for Research on Teaching and Learning Doctoral Student Research Support April 2015
  2. 2. IRTL
  3. 3. Institute for Research on Teaching & Learning IRTL supports doctoral students in the College of Education by enhancing their knowledge of funding opportunities and grant writing. We are available to discuss funding opportunities; assist in conceptualizing, writing, and revising a grant proposal; or assist in preparing a competitive budget request. http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad What is IRTL?
  4. 4. • Workshops, sessions for groups and classes • Overview of grants & fellowships; Grant proposal writing; Budget development; RCR; and more! • One-on-one consultation (mdrangst@msu.edu) • in person, over the phone, Skype/FaceTime, email • Web resources (http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/) • Sample proposals, budgets, timelines, resources • Monthly newsletters (sign up on our website) • Announcements, workshops, resources, funding opportunities • Facebook updates (facebook.com/MSUIRTL) What does IRTL do?
  5. 5. Resources for Searching & Writing
  6. 6. • It’s never too early or too late to start searching, but you will need to cut through the clutter and be a “smart searcher” • To be successful, you will need to: Finding funders Search in the right places Know relevant agencies Learn grant cycles
  7. 7. Start local • Talk to faculty members, people on campus with similar interests, supervisors, colleagues, those who work in grant-funded programs. • Talk with your librarians. MSU Libraries: Jon Harrison • http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/index.htm • Consider any on-campus funding search resources. • Focus on community organizations or other entities located in your area. • IRTL Selected Funding Opportunities Search in the right places
  8. 8. MSU Libraries
  9. 9. Other people of interest may include: • Grant administrators • Statisticians or those in charge of databases • Budget staff • Development/Fundraising/Advancement staff • Outreach office • Technology staff (data management, resources, etc..) Search in the right places
  10. 10. • College of Education fellowships • http://education.msu.edu/resources/financial/fellows hips.asp • The Graduate School • http://grad.msu.edu/funding/ • International Social Science Research Seminar • http://grad.msu.edu/funding/docs/ISSR_Fall_2014.pdf Consider On-Campus Funding Search Resources
  11. 11. • Instantly search IRTL selected funding opportunities on the IRTL website (update coming soon – filterable!). • Videos, slideshows, sample materials. • Planning stage, budgeting, writing information. • 1:1 and small group conversations • Workshops and guest appearances in class • Subscribe to the IRTL monthly funding alert newsletter. • http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/Subscribe.asp • Like our Facebook page for other updates through the month. IRTL Resources
  12. 12. • Fellowship programs on campus • CoEd Fellowship to Enhance Global Understanding • Bailey • RCAH • IIT • COGS Professional Development funds • Up to $300 available once during your time at MSU • COGS Travel funds • Up to $300 available once during your time at MSU • Departmental professional development funds • Varies by department, may be renewable • Think about non-monetary support Other options to consider
  13. 13. • Foundation Center http://www.foundationcenter.org • Foundation Directory Online Professional *MSU Library • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online *MSU Library • Foundation Directory Free **NEW** http://fdo.foundationcenter.org • GrantSelect, GuideStar *MSUNetID required • http://er.lib.msu.edu/location.cfm?location=WWW Databases
  14. 14. Government databases & agencies • Government databases (e.g. grants.gov) • Government agencies (NSF, NIH, etc..) • State governments (michigan.gov) Know relevant agencies, foundations & associations
  15. 15. Sept: APA, AERA, Fullbright IIE, NSF Oct: Spencer, IRA, NSF Nov: AAUW, SSRC, IRA, Ford, Wenner-Gren, ETS, AERA MDF, NSF GRFP, Soros Dec: AAUW, Boren, ETS Jan: AERA, APA, NSF, SSRC, FLAS Feb: ETS, NSF, KCP Mar: WARC, Tinker Apr: NSF, NIJ May: Wenner- Gren June: Fulbright DDRA July: AIR Aug: NSF, NCAA • Grants and other funding sources typically follow a regular cycle. • Plan ahead so you can prepare your materials on time, rather than waiting (perhaps a year) until the next deadline. Learn grant cycles Fall Spring Summer
  16. 16. Consider non-monetary support options as well: • Office space • Parking permit approval/sponsorship • Copying • Printing • Telephone • Physical storage space • Account management • Equipment (computer, video, audio, transcription) Non-Monetary Support
  17. 17. • Doug Campbell is available to meet with students and faculty to address your written work at all stages of the writing process. • Regular office hours in 116-I Erickson Hall • Email: campbell@msu.edu MSU College of Education Office of Student Writing Assistance
  18. 18. Links to budget creation resources at MSU: http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/search.asp Budget workshop slides: http://www.slideshare.net/irtl/201502budgets Sample budgets: http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/pdf/IRTL_Bud getSamples.pdf Budget Resources
  19. 19. Links to grant writing resources: http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/search.asp Proposal Writing workshop slides: http://www.slideshare.net/irtl/201503grantwriting Planning your proposal: http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/plan.asp Writing your proposal: http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/write.asp Proposal Writing Resources
  20. 20. Funds may be out there … we just need to hunt for them.
  21. 21. Institute for Research on Teaching and Learning 2nd Floor, Erickson Hall http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad https://www.facebook.com/MSUIRTL http://education.msu.edu/irtl/grad/Subscribe.asp Bob Floden, Director, floden@msu.edu Marcy Wallace, Associate Director, wallacem@msu.edu Megan Drangstveit, Graduate Assistant, mdrangst@msu.edu (201C Erickson Hall) IRTL – Doctoral Student Research Support

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