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Grantsmanship Events

A series of grantsmanship workshops are hosted throughout the year by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. Many of these workshops are particularly useful for new faculty or those new to the research process at Purdue.

For further information and to register for an upcoming workshop, click on the link below. Please note that registration becomes available approximately one month prior to the event, at which point the workshop title becomes a hyperlink.

When possible, an archive of each presentation is available from the Past Events list below.

Upcoming Event List

Title Date, Time & Location Description and Registration


Past Event List


Title Date Slides & Handouts


Tuesday, Jan. 31
STEW 218

CAREER is NSF's most prestigious award to recognize the outstanding research of young investigators. Learn about special nuances of this program and how to prepare a strong proposal targeted to the goals of this program.


Managing Your Award:  SPS Post-Award
and Research Regulatory Affairs

Tuesday, Nov. 8
STEW 202

Learn about the important rules and regulations you need to follow both before and after securing an award. You'll have help from the offices of SPS Post-Award, Export Control, and Research Regulatory Affairs.

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NIH 102

Thursday, Oct. 27
STEW 307

This session provides additonal guidance on tools and resources available to help you succeed with NIH proposals. This session is a follow-up to NIH 101 but participation in 101 is not necessary for attendence at this session.


Write Winning Grants
Phase I Seminar 

Tuesday, Oct. 25
STEW 302

We are pleased to once again welcome Dr. John Robertson of Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshop to Purdue. This full-day session is packed with helpful tips for writing successful grants. While the workshop will have a heavy emphasis on NIH and NSF, the information is applicable to proposal writing to any sponsor.

Understanding Proposal Budgets

Tuesday, Oct. 4
STEW 310

This session provides an overview of how Sponsored Program Services (SPS) Pre-award office can assist you in developing a comprehensive budget for your proposal. Also, what is cost share and when/how do you include it in a proposal?

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NIH 101

Tuesday, Sept. 27
STEW 278

This session provides an overview of the NIH and teaches tips for finding the best NIH Institute/Center for your research interests as well as strategies for successful proposals.

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Successful Grant Writing Strategies

Monday, Sept. 19
STEW 218

Learn best practices for proposal writing and what services are available to assist you in these efforts.

Slides available to attendees upon request

Finding Funding, Limited Submissions,
and Proposal Submission

Wednesday, Sept. 7
STEW 202

Overview of how to locate funding opportunities from federal, foundation and industrial sponsors. Summary of the limited submission process. Working with Pre-award for proposal submissions.

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Making the Transition: Preparing for Large, Center-level Research Proposals March 24, 2022
NSF CAREER Workshop February 1, 2022
Managing Your Award: SPS Post-Award and Research Regulatory Affairs November 9, 2021



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