The CFI has designed a variety of programming based on different needs and interests related to faculty scholarship. You will find programs focused on scholarly writing, research design skills, the grant development and writing strategies, among others. We look forward to seeing you in January.

Professional Grant Development Institute, Jan 3 & 4

This intensive 1.5 day application-based, grant proposal institute is geared for:

  1. those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills and
  2. beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing, writing, and winning proposals from various funding agencies.
Applications for Professional Grant Writing Institute are due by Tue, 27 Nov at 5 PM. 

The focus will be on how to effectively tell the story that leads to funding, be it for the researcher in the sciences and social sciences, education, humanities, arts, or non-profit professional.  Differentiated instruction for NIH, NSF, and other types of grants (private foundation) will be provided.  Guidance will be offered on how to write graduate assistant support into grants.   Optional individual consultations will also be offered.  Participants will need to bring their own laptops.  In addition, bring a request for proposal (RFP) for a desired grant to the Professional Grant Development Institute. 

Facilitator: Mathilda Harris, Ph. D., Grant Training Center 

This Institute is financially co-sponsored by the JMU Center for Faculty Innovation, the Office of Research and Scholarship, and the Graduate School.  

Write on Site, Fri, Jan 4
Write on site
Consultations, Fri, Jan 4


Scholarly Networking Lunch

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