Workshops

Spring 2022 Workshops

Funding Your Graduate Education: Database Search
In these interactive sessions you will learn how to search and use the comprehensive funding database Pivot as well as other external award databases. 

  • January 20 | 2:30 PM | Register here
  • February 2 | 12:30 PM | Register here
  • February 22 |10:00 AM | Register here
  • March 9 | 1:30 PM | Register here
  • March 29 | 10:30 AM | Register here
  • April 13 | 3:00 PM | Register here

ONF/OGFA Fulbright Program Workshops
The Office of National Fellowships (ONF) and Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards (OGFA) will host info sessions about the various Fulbright award programs.

  • Academic Grant: January 25 | 10AM | Register here
  • Arts and Creative Projects: January 26 |11AM | Register here
  • English Teaching Assistant: January 27 |1:30 PM | Register here
  • Academic Grant/English Teaching Assistant:
    • March 9 | 11: AM | Register here
    • April 14 | 3PM | Register here
  • Fulbright GPS: March 24 | 4PM | Register here

Funding Your Graduate Education: Database Search
February 15 | 10:30-11:30 AM | Register here
Learn how to navigate award databases as an International student. Recipients of various fellowships and awards will be in attendance to share their application experiences.

Writing Well: Drafting Successful Fellowship Applications
February 22 | 1:00-2:30 PM | Register here
Join Dr. McCall, Assistant Director at OGFA, to discuss the characteristics of good (and bad) writing and teach specific strategies for producing clear, coherent, and concise writing in competitive award applications.

Crafting a Competitive Personal Statement
March 1 | 1:00-2:00 PM | Register here
Join Emily Saras, doctoral candidate and recipient of multiple awards including Fulbright and the PEO Scholar Award, as she provides tips on crafting a competitive personal statement from scratch to finish.

The Ins and Outs of Proposal Writing
March 24 | 2:00-3:00 PM | Register here
Join Evangeline Coker, Professional Development and Resource Specialist - Office of Research Development, who will provide tips on crafting a competitive research proposal.

Personal Statement for Non-Native English Speakers with the CIES
January 25 | 12:00-1:30 PM | Register here
In this session, Dr. Jennifer Grill and Dr. Maria Mendoza will cover the vocabulary, phrases, and organizational patterns needed to draft a strong personal statement for fellowship and award applications.

Fellowships and Awards – Info Sessions
Info sessions are an excellent opportunity to learn about specific fellowships and awards, meet the OGFA staff, and previous award recipients. We will go over eligibility, review criteria, application components, strategies that support constructing a successful application and dedicate time to Q&A.

  • Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship - March 22 | 12:00 PM | Register here
  • AAUW Fellowships - March 30| 2:00 PM | Register here
  • ACLS Fellowships and Grants - April 19 |2:30 PM | Register here
  • DAAD - Date/Time TBD

 

Fall 2021 Workshops
 

Funding Your Graduate Education: Database Search
November 17 
Register here
In this interactive session you will learn how to search and use the comprehensive funding database Pivot as well as other external award databases. 

Funding Your Graduate Education (Fall 2021)PPT

Funding Your Graduate Education as an International Student
Learn how to navigate award databases as an International student and how to create a fellowship and award application submission action plan. 

The Ins and Outs of Proposal Writing
Mike Mitchell, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Office of Research and Development provided guidance and tips on crafting a competitive research proposal.

Ins and Outs of Proposal Writing (Fall 2021)PPT

Crafting a Competitive Personal Statement
Emily Saras, doctoral candidate in Sociology and recipient of multiple awards including Fulbright and the PEO Scholar Award, provided tips on crafting a competitive personal statement from scratch to finish.

Competitive Personal Statement (Fall 2021)PPT

Tips for Creating a Strong Proposal Budget
Michelle Francis, Program Manager, Office of the SouthWest Research Administration will facilitate a workshop on how to create a realistic and strong budget for proposal submission.

Tips for Creating a Proposal Budget(Fall 2021)PPT

Personal Statement for Non-Native English Speakers with the CIES
Dr. Jennifer Grill and Dr. Maria Mendoza (CIES) will cover the vocabulary, phrases, and organizational patterns needed to draft a strong personal statement for fellowship and award applications.

Personal Statement for Non-Native English
Speakers (Fall 2021) Power Point (CIES)

 


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