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Proposal Writing Institute

TCU Research in partnership with CUR (Council of Undergraduate Research) is exceited to invite you to participate in a Proposal Writing Institute.

This customized TCU Proposal Writing Institute has been developed to assist novice to experienced proposal writers in drafting complete proposals for submission.

Join us for a half day or two days of learning best practices and techniques. Facilitated by CUR facilitators Dr. Mary Farwell and Dr. Kelly McConnaughay.

December 8, 2016    9am – 12noon
This half-day session is designed to help participants learn about taking:

an idea > fundable research objective > articulated funding objective > clear specific aims

December 9, 2016    9am – 5pm
This intensive session is designed to build on the half day session come learn about:

Key elements of an RFP > Funding agency goals Crafting proposals > Articulating broader impacts > Proposal elements > Preparing proposal budgets Grants.gov and NSF Fastlane > Critiquing Proposals

To reserve your spot RSVP today to Linda Freed!

Email: linda.freed@tcu.edu

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