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Grants and Related Resources: Training Opportunities

A compilation of resources for grant and financial aid seekers.

MSU Office of Research Facilitation & Dissemination

 

The Office of Research Facilitation & Dissemination hosts monthly Coffee Break seminars on grant proposal topics as well as Write Winning Grants, an annual conference, sharing best practices for successful proposals. View these and other grant-writing and research-related workshops on the event calendar. The office also maintains an archive of videos and slide presentations from prior workshops.

MSU College of Education IRTL Sessions

The Institute for Research on Teaching and Learning offers an annual series of workshops for College of Education graduate students.  Ask Brett H. Say at saybrett@msu.edu if you can attend.  Upcoming sessions include:

Doctoral Student Support and Training Sessions

MSU Library Training Opportunities

Crash Course in Research Data Management. Learn how to keep your data safe, from inception until you are ready to share, reuse, or revisit months or years in the future. Date: Oct. 7, 2020, 10:00-11:30 am. Register. Location: Online. 

Funding Your Graduate Experience: Sciences & Engineering (not yet scheduled).  Review potential funding sources aligned with your research interests from foundation partners, United States government sources, and international organizations. Receive an overview  of the proposal and budgeting process, as well as have an opportunity to discuss how to develop a management plan for research projects and how to approach funding prospects. 

Funding Your Graduate Experience: Humanities, Education and Social Sciences  (not yet scheduled).  You will have an opportunity to review potential funding sources aligned with your research interests from foundation partners, United States government sources, and international organizations. You will also receive an overview  of the proposal and budgeting process, as well as have an opportunity to discuss how to develop a management plan for research projects and how to approach funding prospects.

Writing Your Data Management Plan. Learn how to use the DMPTool to write a data management plan that will satisfy the requirements of major funders. Date: Oct. 14, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm. Register. Location: Online.

Federal Grants Training

Foundation Center Training Opportunities

Visit Candid Learning for a current list of training opportunities, both live and on demand.  Note that some are free and some require a fee. Examples:

Farmington Community Library in Farmington, Michigan is an official Funding Information Network Training partner offering workshops to community nonprofit employees. Contact them for more information. 

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