Date: 1 December 2011
To: All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff
From: UF Graduate School
RE: SPRING 2012 GRANT WRITING COURSE AVAILABLE
Course: ALS 6046 Grant Writing for Master's and Doctoral Students
Section Number: 0218
Overview: Introduction to basic skills, principles and techniques of successful grant-writing for graduate students in any field.
Prerequisites: Being a master's or doctoral student who has already started his/her research.
Description: Developing effective grant writing skills are essential to acquire competitive funding from government agencies and private foundations.
This course will provide students with the background necessary to develop a competitive funding proposal:
Strategies for developing a proposal
How to identify potential funding sources
Collaborations for grant-seeking
The grant review process
Writing cover letters
Preparing a curriculum vitae
The job interview process
Time: Fridays, Periods 3-4 (9:35 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
Location: CSE A101 (Room A101 Computer Science and Engineering Building)
Instructors: Dr. Jaret C. Daniels (UF Department of Entomology and Nematology and Florida Museum of Natural History; e-mail: [log in to unmask]).
Dr. Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman (UF Department of Entomology and Nematology; email: [log in to unmask]).
Dr. Daniel A. Hahn (UF Department of Entomology and Nematology; email: [log in to unmask]).
Guest instructor Bess de Farber (UF George A. Smathers Libraries; e-mail: [log in to unmask]); seminars on collaborations for grant-seeking in the humanities.