Past Workshops

This page contains a list of some recent past workshops. If available, presentations can be accessed by clinking on a workshop's title. Current workshops can be found on our main Workshops page.


Fall 2016 Workshops

Funding your graduate education/pivot demonstration

Identifying prospective external funding opportunities is the first step to applying for fellowships and awards. In this interactive session you will learn how to use the comprehensive funding database Pivot, and create a funding search template. Please bring your laptop or tablet.

preparing your fellowship application, part 1: Personal statement

Writing about yourself can be difficult, but we are here to help. In this session you will receive more than the generic do's and don'ts list and leave with at least an outline for your personal statement, if not a rough draft.

The basics of proposal writing

An intensive workshop that will focus on persuasive writing techniques for proposals. Topics include: introduction to proposal writing, essential points to address in the application, look fors in a winning proposal, and tips and strategies to support clear, concise, interesting and persuasive writing. This workshop is accompanied by follow-up sessions facilitated by faculty members from Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and STEM.

Social Sciences Proposal Writing

STEM Proposal Writing

Education Proposal Writing

Arts and Humanities Proposal Writing

Florida Gubernatorial fellowship campus visit

Dissertation completion fellowships

Are you within a year of preparing your prospectus? Or are you just concerned about where you will receive the funding to complete your degree? Come to this workshop to learn about various dissertation funding opportunities and resources at FSU to help you complete your application.

preparing your fellowship application, part II: CV

The second in the fellowship application presentation series. Learn what to include and what not to include on your application resume and CV, and ensure you match the needs of the sponsoring agency.

Boren fellowship campus visit