Summer 2024 Workshops



Funding Your Graduate Education: 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.

Three-Day Finding Funding Workshop Series
June 25, 26, and 27 | 10AM - 12PM | Register here
Don't know much about the process of finding and applying for external funding? This workshop series is for you! 

  • Day 1: Introduction to the process of finding good fit funding opportunities
  • Day 2: Navigating funding databases and organizing a list of awards
  • Day 3: Researching funding organizations and planning a funding campaign

Draft-Write-Repeat Writing Workshop Series
July 9, 11, 16, and 18 | 10AM - 12:30PM | Apply here
Are you planning to apply for a major competitive fellowship in the next six months? If so, this series is for you! Join the OGFA and the Reading-Writing Center for this exciting 4 days of learning and refining effective writing and language strategies for fellowship and award application essays. Please note, this workshop is limited to 15 participants; selection is based on completed applications. 

  • Day 1: Plan. Research the funder and the award, review criteria, make checklist and set goals.
  • Day 2: Draft. Getting started with communicating your research and your fit. Thinking holistically across an application.
  • Day 3 & 4: Edit. Receive feedback (one on one consultations), edit, & edit more. Set up a plan to turn what you have into a complete application.

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