The UF Graduate School Division of Graduate Student Affairs invites all graduate students and undergraduates entering graduate school to attend the “2016 Grants & Fellowship Conference” on April 6th in the Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building (HPNP), Room 1404.


8:30 a.m. – Sign-In and Coffee


9:00 a.m. – Welcome by Dr. R. Paul Duncan, Senior Associate Dean, the Graduate School


9:10 a.m. – Grants and an Academic Life by Dr. R. Paul Duncan, Senior Associate Dean, the Graduate School


9:45 a.m. – Keynote: Broader Impacts by Dr. David Reed, Curator & Chair, Department of Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History


10:45 a.m. – Breakout Sessions

·         National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant and Graduate Research Fellowships – Dr. Connie Mulligan, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Anthropology (LOCATED IN HPNP 1404)

·         NIH and HHMI – Dr. Tom Rowe, Associate Dean for Graduate Education, College of Medicine (LOCATED IN HPNP G-316)

·         Humanities Grants and Fellowships – Dr. Sophia Krzys Acord, Acting Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (LOCATED IN HPNP G-301A)


11:45 a.m. – Funded Student Panel


If you are just starting out, grant writing and finding fellowships can be a confusing mess of opportunities. Even if you’ve been at it a while you might not know about all of the opportunities available to you. Don’t miss out on this chance to learn about the basics of the process or specific grants for your field. 


To register, log into GIMS and follow the steps below. Register early to guarantee yourself a spot!

Registration Instructions

  1. Login to GIMS using your GatorLink ID and Password:
  2. Once you login, on the top of the page click on the “Workshops” tab
  3. Under “Register” click the box and then “Submit”
  4. After you complete this process, you will receive an email confirmation.


If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend the event, repeat the steps above to remove yourself from the list of workshop attendees.

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