Date:   1 December 2011

To:     All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff

From:   UF Graduate School


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

Credits:         2

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.