Fall 2022 Workshops



Letters of Recommendation (Supplemental Materials)
September 7 | 2-3 PM | Register here
This workshop, featuring a panel discussion with Dr. Leushuis (Modern Languages and Linguistics), will provide advice and guidance on requesting strong letters of recommendation to accompany your fellowship and grant applications.

Funding Your Graduate Education: Intro Meeting/Database Search
OGFA staff will facilitate small group meetings to assist graduate students with navigating award databases to identify fellowships and awards that are a good "fit" to support their graduate education.

  • September 13 | 3 PM | Register here
  • October 5 | 2 PM | Register here
  • November 15 | 10:30 AM | Register here
  • November 17 | 10:30 AM | Tailored for International Students | Register here

Communicating the Significance of Your Research
September 21 | 3 PM | Register here
Explaining your research to a broad audience of fellowship reviewers can be challenging. In this interactive workshop, we will practice pitching the significance of your research to your target audience and refining the answer to the elusive “so-what” question.

Drop-in "Just to Write" Sessions
Working on fellowship and grant applications can be a lonely process, but it doesn’t have to be! Join us for our Fall “Just Write” sessions. These sessions offer time and space to "Just Write". OGFA staff will assist in setting small goals, review your materials, and answer questions.
These sessions will take place in a hybrid format. Join us in HSF 3009 or via Zoom. Light refreshments will be provided.

  • October 28 | 10 AM - 12 PM | Register here

Fellowship/Grant Writing in the Humanities
October 11 | 3:30-5 PM | Register here
This workshop will provide targeted fellowship and grant writing support for graduate students in humanities fields. Panelists, Dr. Elizabeth Cecil (Religion), Dr. Vincent Joos (French & Anthropology), and Aaron Rodriguez (English) will discuss some specific funding opportunities, consider common application elements, and review best practices for award essay writing.

Funding 101 - Navigating Pivot
November 3 | 11 AM | Register here
Pivot, a subscription-based database of funding opportunities, is a powerful tool. It can also be a bit complicated to navigate. In this workshop, OGFA staff will show you how to make the most of Pivot to search for funding opportunities.

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