Training and Workshops 2014-2015

The Grants & Contracts Office is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 workshops and trainings schedule. Workshop descriptions are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all trainings and workshops will be hosted in LRC 109, unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the workshops or if you have a suggestion for a workshop or training you would be interested in attending, please contact Kristin Beck.  Please sign up for session by going to:

Introduction to Grants

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

This workshop is designed as an introduction to the pre-award process. Investigators will learn how to review the award solicitation for key terms and submission tips. This workshop will also provide an overview of the internal compliance process when submitting proposals to external sponsors and also address the basics of writing proposals for internal and external awards and sponsorship.


Faculty Grants/Internal Funding

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014; 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

This session will cover faculty grants and other internal funding opportunities available at NMU, including upcoming deadlines, hints for applying and any questions you may have.


Introduction to External Funding for Graduate Students

Friday, October 3, 2014; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

This session will cover the "how-to" in applying for external funding as a graduate student.  We will cover the basics of grant writing, how to search for funding and what tools are available at NMU, the process of applying for funding and submitting a proposal, and how the award is handled.  Snacks and beverages will be provided.