Spring 2021 Workshops

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Workshop Series

The Office of National Fellowships (ONF) and the Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards (OGFA) will host info session about various Fulbright award programs. There are multiple dates and times scheduled for each type of Fulbright award to accommodate different schedules. All workshops will be held via Zoom.

Academic Grant Workshops - Tuesday, January 26 | 3:00pm and Wednesday, February 3 | 3:30pm 
Arts & Creative Projects Workshops -  Wednesday, January 27 | 3:30pm and Thursday, February 4 | 11:30am 
English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Awards -  Thursday, January 28 | 3:00pm and Tuesday, February 2 | 11:30am
Academic Grant/English Teaching Assistant Awards -  Wednesday, April 14 | 3:30pm  
All students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.

3-Part Grant Writing Workshop - REGISTRATION is now OPEN!

The Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards (OGFA) and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPDA) have teamed up again to offer the highly demanded 3-Part Grant Writing Workshop series. The goal of the workshop series is to assist doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars with the preparation of extramural applications for fellowships and grants. Scholars (doctoral and postdoctoral) that participate in all parts of the grant writing workshop series and submit their grant proposal to a federal agency or private foundation will be eligible for an intramural grant scholarship of $750 (PhD) or $1000 (PD).

Part I: Intro of Award Mechanisms - faculty experts will provide an overview of potential grant mechanisms that would be suitable to an individual's research area of interest.

Day I: Friday, March 19; 1 - 3:30 pm. Experienced faculty that have served on grant review panels will present the latest criteria and strategies for a number of different agencies in a variety of fields and disciplines.  Also on hand will be postdocs and PhD students that have been awarded grants to serve as peer mentors in the process of you deciding and preparing your application.  

  • Introduction to Successful Grant Planning and Submission - Dr. Debra Ann Fadool
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 and F32 - Dr. Rick Hyson
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) DSpan, Minority Supplements, HHMI Minority Program, and Women in Science L'Oreal - Dr. James Fadool
  • USDA - Dr. Kay Jones
  • National Science Foundation GFRP - Dr. Emily Moriarty-Lemmon
  • American Heart Association (AHA) - Peter Fajer
  • Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Young Investigator Grants - Jian Feng

Day II: Monday, March 22; 1 - 3:30 pm.  

  • Introduction to Successful Grant Planning and Submission - Debra Ann Fadool
  • NAEd/Spencer and AERA - Dr. Lara Perez-Felkner
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 and F32 and NIDA - Dr. Joseph Grzywacz
  • US Department of Education - Dr. Stacey Rutledge
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03/R21 and K99/R01 - Dr. Alan Spector

Part II - Construction of Specific Aims (June 16 & 23, Noon - 3 pm). - a critique of specific aims and guidance through all of the form pages and supplemental materials required to submit a fellowship/grant application for one or more of the award mechanisms listed.

Part III - Mock Study Section (September 29 and October 6, Noon - 3 pm). -  a forum to participate in a Mock Study Section led by experts in an individual's field and an opportunity to engage in a peer to peer discussion about the strengths and pitfalls of applying for grants with FSU scholars (doctoral and postdoctoral) that have been successful in navigating the grants application process./p>

To register, visit For additional questions, contact Dr. Adrienne P. Stephenson at or Dr. Debra Ann Fadool at

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